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Summary

Among the Space Wolves there are as many sagas as there are warriors. Though none quite like that of Lukas the Trickster.

Renowned and reviled in equal measure, the Jackalwolf has ever stood apart from his brothers, passed from pack to pack by embittered Wolf Lords. But as a new enemy invades the icy reaches of Fenris at the height of the Helwinter, Lukas finds himself facing a foe who may rival even his legendary cunning - the drukhari corsair, Duke Sliscus.

In the battle between wolf and serpent, who will emerge triumphant, and who will lie on red snow?

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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Awesome

I’m fairly new to warhammer lore. Some of it can be confusing if you don’t know much about the universe but this was pretty straight forward to follow. You don’t need to understand the inner workings of the imperium and it’s military to follow along (god it’s complicated) so I’d recommend it for fans and for more casual fans that just want to read about crazy, angry, drunk, Viking, man-wolf, super soldiers, monsters and sneaky sh**s all scrapping and murdering each other.

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If Kevin McCallister was a Space wolf.

I was put off this book for ages because of the top rated comment "Social justice warrior" as if that's a good heroic thing to aspire to be lol. Most associate SJWs as idiots so I certainly didn't want to read a story glamorising them.

However, I took the risk in the 2 for one offer as it did have a 4.8 rating. I'm very glad I did. I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was very funny at times and had some very interesting characters and a great story. definitely worth a listen. As the title says it has a home alone feel at times but with bad ass space marines which was fun.

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Great bit of story telling!

Really blitzed this one. A cracking story, brilliantly told / performed! Adds a subtle new dimension to the sagas of the Space Wolves!

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The Trickster indeed

not what I expected at all. utterly brilliant.
I hope there are more like this. I will read again

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Worthwhile

great book, read very well would recommend, if you are an existing warhammer fan or a newcomer

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A Tale Of Pranks & Torture In The 41st Millennium

lucas is awesome, the story is comically entertaining and the naration is splendid. By the Allfather, BUY THIS!

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Great Story

Well executed, really love how the narrator got into Lukas character and it now how i imagine he sounds like wish there was a 2nd book

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Lots of fun. Cunning characters.

I enjoyed the plotting and scheming of a plethora of characters in this book. Their insights and considerations and how they use them for their own purposes, like jokes, military strategy, and murder. It is also the first novel I've gone through where several dark eldar characters have a prominent focus, and I appreciate the opportunity to learn a little about what makes them tick.

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Fantastic

This was an excellent audiobook from start to finish, it sets up nicely for a sequel if the author decides to go that direction although I feel some sections of the book were rushed and felt brushed over certain characters deaths were not really felt in my option, I understand this could have been to make the listener feel shocked or to show how easy death comes in the world of 40K but I think some characters did not get the death they deserve.

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What a legend

New favourite character. Lukas is a boss. Great story, fantastic humour, preformed brilliantly. Nuff said

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  • Scotty
  • 10-05-19

Read this book

This has become my new all time favorite 40k novel. I can't highly recommend enough!

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  • Andrew Sullivan
  • 06-08-18

I hope for a sequel

A quality 40k title with an interesting character that moves at a steady clip. Never felt it drag on once through the whole experience.

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  • bigjuan708
  • 05-08-20

Great story

Loved this book it tells such a great story of Lukus. I enjoyed every minute of this book

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  • marc
  • 19-06-20

Can't wait for another book on Lukas.

Absolutely enjoyable read. Can't wait for another book on his new adventures. Love the characters and voice acting as well.

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  • DA
  • 23-03-20

Amazing

As much as this is an audio drama, it is also a comedy, Lukas' behavior is so funny and rash. My favorite part was when he was playing around with his new heart that was a grenade. Lukas was so fascinated and didn't seem to care if it may blow up while the Wolf Lord and Iron Priest were not so enthusiastic at Lukas' new curiosity. A great audio drama to listen to while painting Space Wolves.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-02-20

Outfreakinstanding!!!!!

great book! superb performance!! most relatable character in all of 40k portrayed to perfection!!

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  • Linda
  • 07-05-18

Well written, not crazy about the narrator

I got to chapter 7, and could not listen anymore. The narrator has a quality to his voice that is jerky and I find myself focusing on that instead of the storyline. Tried to return but for some reason this book was not eligible. I’m stuck with it

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-04-18

Good

Great characters, the drucharii storyline is however too different in both spacing and storytelling from the space wolves for my liking; when they become intertwined are when the story shines however.

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  • austin
  • 27-05-21

never boring

I always come back and listen to this book, it's never boring and well entertaining

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  • Rob N.
  • 23-04-21

good book

I enjoyed it alot. Good story, great telling. What not to love about space wolves