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Hallowed Knights: Plague Garden

Warhammer Age of Sigmar
Narrated by: John Banks
Series: Hallowed Knights, Book 1
Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (75 ratings)

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Summary

As the War for the Realm of Life continues, Lord-Castellant Lorrus Grymn leads the battered remnants of the Steel Souls warrior chamber against the sargasso-citadels of the Verdant Bay. The Hallowed Knights claim victory, but at a terrible cost - Grymn is lost to Realm of Chaos. 

Now Gardus, newly reforged and fresh from the destruction of the Scabrous Sprawl, must lead his warriors into the foetid heart of Nurgle's realm in search of the Lord-Castellant, where they must once more brave the horrors of the Realm of Decay....

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

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enjoyable jaunt through the garden

I mostly stopped listening to GW novels and have struggled to get into the new novels but Josh really stands out as one of the best writers in the AOS books. the reading was also really good. storywise it's what you expect from a GW book so don't expect complicated character development and twists in the story... that being said it's entertaining!

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  • JB87
  • HUNTINGDON
  • 30-03-18

Utterly Superb.

A thoroughly enjoyable story.

The narration was spot on, easy to listen to and had great intonation!

The best Age of Sigmar story yet, I can’t wait for the sequel, I need it now 😅!

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Good, more voices required.

Enjoyed most of this book, the writer likes the word sargasm a lot. Voice over could of done a few more voices apart from that it was good.

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good but confusing at times

it was surprisingly good, though at times i lost track of what wad going on

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Good read

Was a great book with a good narrative bit slow and predictable at time but over all well worth a go.

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Only the Faithfull shall be my new battlecry!!

Loved it! Thoroughly enjoyable story and excellent naration. highly recommemded for any fantasy fans.

"Who shall listen to this Audiobook again? ....................Only the faithful!!"

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ONLY THE FAITHFUL!!!

Absolutely brilliant! A torrent of brutality and courage from start to finish. Doesn't get bogged down in politics or dialog once

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fantastic! enthralling from start to finish!

The narrator is amazing and effectively keeps us on the edge of our seats throughout.

The characters are inspiring and I now know that the Steel Souls will be my next big project thanks to this excellent wordsmith wizardry.

Keep up the great work!

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I just cannot get my head around AoS

Got this in the hope that it would give me some understanding of the new universe. Unfortunately it seems all bolter p0rn nonsense wrapped in this ‘fantasy’ setting

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  • Joe
  • 27-05-18

Unless your a stormcast fan. This can be meh...

The battles are so one sided in the stormcasts's favor that it removes any sense of danger for the characters that would normally make these kind of books interesting or suspenseful. Feels like a missed opportunity. I gave it 3 stars solely for the reader. I loved the way he voiced Gutrot.

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  • Plague Priest
  • 25-01-19

Well Written Hammerporn

Reynolds has the rare talent, shared to date only by C. L. Werner, to write Nurgle spectacularly. That makes it a shame that he completely neuters him in the same breath. It's well-written no doubt (outside of the Deus ex machina), but it's also noblebright hammerporn where the good guy wins with no loss or even real damage sustained. They go against a God in his own realm and come out shining and pretty with a good story to tell back at home with all of their friends.

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  • James S.
  • 12-11-18

Soooo One Sided!

I am sitting here in awe at just how one sided this book was. I really like black library books but this was single handedly the worst one Ive ever experienced. Narrator was great as always, but unless you want to listen to a story about the stormcasts bullying their way through Nurgles garden, stay far far away. Its a boring and fairly repetitive story and I never felt that any of the named stormcasts were ever in any danger....... just really bad

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  • Daniel
  • 25-04-19

Predictable, not worth my time.

Go replay an old videogame or bing-watch cartoons with the time you save: it will be just as productive.

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  • Eddie Drood
  • 25-05-18

Great performance, book gets a bit slow in middle

As the title says, this book has a great start and a great ending. overall it provides an interesting look at the Stormcast as a whole. Lots of details! Worth it

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  • TellyDad
  • 17-10-18

another great book<br />

I'm very much enjoying my journey into the warhammer universe. I feel that John banks does an outstanding job narrating.. (however at times I feel like characters sounds so close that I'll rewind to figure out who is talking.. ) but 1 man can only do so many voices and pull it off, so I give him grace and still consider him to be by far one of my favorite narrators. please keep them coming i love these books!!

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  • Aaron L
  • 24-07-18

first AoS I listened too. enjoyed a ton

great story. 1st time I listened to a Age if Sigmar story. gave me a lot of details I didn't expect and made me appreciate the setting that much more! hoping for more of the Main characters featured in this book!

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  • Diego Hernandez
  • 20-04-18

Captivating brilliance & grasping plot development

I am a new reader to Warhammer. These 📚 books are very detailed & the story always seems to be exciting. The narrator is strong, well-spoken & linguistic in his reading. This was definitely a ln amusing book that kept me entertained. I recommend this to people who likr a good action story.

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