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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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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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Enjoyable story arc

I am home carer and my duties have increased by 500% during this Lockdown.

Being able to listen to some of my favourite 40k stories whilst spending hours travelling between vulnerable peoples homes has been a god sent.

Garro was already a great character and this audio book does him justice.

Recommended.

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Awesome oratory

Toby longworth! haaa where do i begin, ....................
just absolutely awesome words cannot explain it properly.

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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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Compilation of the audio books previously released

it's great, but doesn't add anything if you've heard the audio dramas that have already been released.

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You can skip this one

Garro is a collection of largely pointless short stories that don't really add much to the series and are in some cases frustratingly poorly written. Hats off to the voice actors, but basically I'd save your money and try the next book instead.

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Another great W40k audio book with Garro

Garro - if the emperor had another 10 of him, Horus and the terror god's would have his under a large plant pot! Showing his character, judgement and thoughtfulness, Garro is put in numerous positions that shoe him for the man he is.

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Excellent continuation of Garro's story

Loved to hear about the start of the grey knights and Garro's clandestine work

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Garro one of the best listening so far!

loved it!! Garro one of many excellent characters in the Horus Heresy.
Loved it from start to finish.

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Brilliant book

I really enjoyed this HH book, a step away from SM porn which is great but there is more depth to the IP. This is a story of faith of and the origins of one of the best loved chapters in modern day 40k. Great voice acting a real must for all those warhammer fans new and old.

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  • 29-05-20

Malcador the completely different

The book is decent, but the thing that epidemice My dislike for this book is how much malcador act differently then in every book that comes before it... He has always been depicted as jovial and wise, sure he was ruthless enough to found the assassinorium, but he never showed rage or callusnes, and he always found a use for those Who remained loyal to the throne... Yet in this he kills loyal servent, nd plans the murder of even more loyal souls, and when garro shows the tenacity to unravel one of malcadors secrets which looked like a traitor plot, malcador punishes him instead of seeing it as the skill and loyalt to the throne that it was.... So yeah characers in this book grates against how they have been shown in the past...

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 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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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 02-03-21

A battle book.

Was unable to finish the book, I'm not interested in hearing 12hours of battle scenes descriptions with a hint of story on top.

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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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  • Amazon Customer
  • 21-09-19

Great Anthology of Garro stories.

Great set of books about the legendary Garro. Shows Garro's growth from Malcador's puppet to true believer of the Imperial Creed.

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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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  • Travis
  • 19-04-22

Toby Longworth's performance is amazing

Toby Longworth's performance of this book makes it a better story than it actually is. it's a 5 star story. Toby makes it a 6.

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  • 12-04-22

Great book👐🏾👐🏾👐🏾

Especially if you’re a fan of The Sigilite and the Knights Errand….Really Great Stuff👐🏾👐🏾👐🏾

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  • andrew
  • 18-02-22

Amazing!

One of my favorite of the Hours Hersey novels!!! Top 3 for sure!!! Simply amazing!