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Garro

The Horus Heresy, Book 42
Narrated by: Toby Longworth
Series: The Horus Heresy, Book 42
Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
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Summary

From out of the shadows of the Silent War, a hero emerges. Clad all in grey, an errant warrior of the Legiones Astartes kneels before the Regent of Terra, and accepts a solemn new duty - Battle-Captain Garro, once commander of the Eisenstein, now Agentia Primus of Malcador the Sigillite.

From the desolation of Isstvan to the halls of the Imperial Palace itself, he stands as a paragon of loyalty and protector of the innocent, ever ready to strike back at the traitorous allies of the Warmaster. But Garro is walking a path of his own, one that may lead him to question his own place in the Imperium...and what if he, too, should falter?

This audiobook contains James Swallow's complete saga of Nathaniel Garro in the Horus Heresy - the audio drama series is embellished and expanded in prose, with additional scenes to represent the author's original vision. This all serves as prelude to the events of the novella Vow of Faith, bringing Garro closer to his inescapable destiny as the first true martyr of the Lectitio Divinitatus.

©2017 Games Workshop Limited (P)2017 Games Workshop Limited

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" Garro is not a collection of short stories - it's James Swallow's full novelisation of Nathaniel Garro's story arc, something we've previously only seen (in part) in the audio dramas and novella. There are new and extended scenes, whole new chapters in fact, making this just about the most definitive exploration of the founding of the Knights Errant, and everything that comes after...." (Laurie Goulding, The Horus Heresy series editor)

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My first Black Library audio book

I've read many from the Horus Heresy but this was my first audio book from the series. After much deliberating which book to pick first I'm extremely glade Garro was my first. A must for anyone interested in the 40K world.

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great

one of my favourites loved the audio dramas of them but this gives you a little more depth.

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The Emperor protects.

Not sure where to go after reading/listening to Flight of The Eisenstein? This is the book to pick up.

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Great character follow

Even though this is an amalgamation of shorter stories, this really is the best example to tell of Garro once you've read Flight of the Eisenstein. Great follow on for any fans of the early books of the HH series with a few characters being reprised present and their story arcs being continued.

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One of the best HH books

I really enjoyed the book, great story and well read by my favourite reader Toby Longworth.

I'm not a great Garrod fan and in my opinion The Flight of Eisenstein is overrated, but I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It has just the right amount of intrigue, battle, drama and lore reveals. Can't recommend enough to any one interested in the Horus Heresy series!

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Perfect. The Emperor approves.

Garro of the Eisentein, Agenta Primus, Legion of one, Knight Errant, 1st true Martyr of the Lecticio Divinatus. A mandatory reading for all Loyalists.

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Just great. he's back! <br />

A great collection of stories, all rolled into one. after a few misses in the HH collection, this is excellent and a hit.

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Exciting

Loved it couldn't wait to keep listening , Garro is my favourite character from the Horus heresy series.can't wait to hear more about the loyalist Death Guard

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can't ask more from 40k

great series of stories that expand the knowledge and lore.

The narrator really brings the characters to life.

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Great driven story

loved it from start to finish well paced and well driven, the story of Garro and his torn beliefs and loyalty is well worth the time!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 18-12-17

Praise the warrior of the imperium that is garro.

please listen to this. it deserves your attention, and garro deserves your faith. do it.

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  • Paul
  • 07-08-18

Good read. great performance

Loved it, interesting character, great performance. Good to read at anytime during the series post book 4

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  • lawrence
  • 26-10-17

gotta love the Horus Heresy

a great book that fills in alot of gaps that the audiodrama leaves out. although I do miss the sound effects it's a richer story of garro told

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  • Anonymous User
  • 29-03-19

book ive been waiting for

good story about how garro came to his faith in the emperor while keeping you hooked with good short stories. you wont fall asleep to this book.

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  • GenRainbows
  • 09-12-18

Its Garro

Started with just the short stories. Having them all in one spot is amazing. Thumbs up on the story too.

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  • Brian Walters
  • 20-04-18

gripping!!! omg

truly a spectacular read. I really hope they come out with more material that has anything to do with garro or the knights sigil

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  • sam breitenbauch
  • 26-03-18

Garro is officially now my favorite Astartes.

what can i say. it was amazing. a wrll told written and all around excellent listen. One which made me feel for Garro and the many other characters within.

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  • david
  • 13-11-17

perfect beyond words

one of the most powerful and epic stories in the HH series. James swallow definitely outdid himself with Garrow

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  • christopher bombardier
  • 03-11-17

enjoyable listen

I enjoy most titles from black library, and this one didn't fall to be enjoyable, I love the characters in this book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-12-17

One of the best horus heresy books if not the best

Fantastic story, the narator aswel. The whay garro is portraid is amasing, this book made me fall in love with the 40k universe all over agen.

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