Galaxy in Flames

Galaxy in Flames

by Ben Counter

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ISBN-13: 9781849707541
Publisher: Games Workshop
Publication date: 11/25/2014
Series: Horus Heresy Series , #3
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 4.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Ben Counter is the author of the Soul Drinkers and Grey Knights series, along with two Horus Heresy novels, and is one of Black Library’s most popular Warhammer 40,000 authors. He has written RPG supplements and comic books. He is a fanatical painter of miniatures, a pursuit which has won him his most prized possession: a prestigious Golden Demon award. He lives in Portsmouth, England.

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Galaxy in Flames 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 30 reviews.
burningtodd on LibraryThing 19 days ago
The third book in the first trilogy of the Horus Heresy is fantastic. This is a book about the first stand for the emperor against the Traitor Horus, and the great battle of Isstvan III. Horus shows his true colours to the imperium, the rememberencers are killed and the next stage of attack is planned. Ben Counter, while obviously working from Dan Abnett¿s outline, is a great author. He is a very descriptive writer, and makes you feel as if you are present during the bloodshed and his word choice evokes just the right emotions from the reader. I anxiously await the next book in the Horus Heresy, as well as other novels by mister Counter.
Zare on LibraryThing 19 days ago
Third book in the series takes place on planet Istvaan that is to become a battlefield between loyal and traitor (Horus lead) Space Marine Legions.Great story and lots of action. Recommended.
lorelorn_2007 on LibraryThing 19 days ago
The third book of the Horus Heresy has the traitor Horus finally showing his true colours. Having decided to wage war on the Emperor he once served, his first move is to purge the loyalists on his fleet, and even those from within his own legion.He sends all those he cannot trust from his own and three other legions to the surface of a planet to fight against some rebels there. Once the battle is underway the planet is subjected to a vicious double attack - a biological weapons designed to kill everything living, followed by a planet-wide firestorm. Of course, adeptus astartes are hard to kill...This is a solid entry in the Horus Heresy series, better than the second book, which I felt stuttered.
capetowncanada on LibraryThing 19 days ago
Galaxy In Flames was not as good as the first two books but it looks like it has set the stage for a lot to happen in the fourth novel. The Warmaster along with Abaddon and Little Horus have very small parts in this book until the very end. But Saul Tarvitz, Lucius and Lord Commander Eidolon who Loken first meet on Murder have large parts to play.
PainFrame More than 1 year ago
Let the galaxy burn! Book 3 of The Horus Heresy series, which continues to impress and astound me with it’s vast scope and ever surprising plot twists. In this installment we begin to grasp the full extent of Horus’ treachery. For a series that is entirely about warfare there is a surprising amount of intrigue and character development not to mention very cool concepts (like traveling and communicating through the Warp) which sets this stage far apart from anything else I’ve read. I’m pretty sure these stories were developed long after the original role-playing board games were a success, so it’s kind of amazing that they succeed, by themselves, on such a high literary level. This isn’t science fiction fan service, but a very smartly plotted and above all unique universe which I so love. On to the next one, for the Emperor!
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