Blood Pact (Gaunt’s Ghosts) [Abnett Dan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gaunt and his men are his men are drawn into a web of intrigue . , This article is about the novel; for the Chaos cult, see Blood Pact. Blood Pact is the twelfth novel in the Gaunt’s Ghosts series by Dan Abnett. Gaunt’s Ghosts: Blood Pact by Dan Abnett. Two years have passed since the ferocious battle for Hinzerhaus Fortress on Jago. The Tanith First.

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I must surrender before Abnetts gift to create such an adult, smart and so touch the sore spot stories.

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Community Forum Discord Server. However, it seemed way to short and way to, how can I say this, fluffy?

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Gaunt and his men have spent two years recuperating on a world slowly recovering from the effects of war, and they are getting bored.

Blood Pact is a short novel taking place over one single night and morning of carnage as the Blood Pact – the Ghosts’ sworn rivals – arrive to carry out a suicide assassination task, succeed in splitting up the Ghosts and also take advantage of internal divisions as the Ghosts find themselves still under suspicion from the Inquisition about their mission to the Chaos-tainted world of Gereon years earlier.

In twelve pages I felt that I knew E. Although there are some drawbacks to this story, it does feel like a nice change of pace for the Ghosts. Gaunt is summoned to the fortress they call Section. Background Ghosts nicely come to the fore, such as Maggs, whilst we touch base with a few key Ghosts who’ve been lower in profile in the preceding books.

The blooc is such a touching scene where Gaunt is simply remembering the horror that was the fighting for Balhaut. Jul 22, S rated it really liked it Shelves: A prisoner with very valuable information who refuses to talk to anyone but Gaunt. Feb 28, Derek Weese rated it it was amazing. The twelfth book in the series and it does not disappoint. This can vlood seen in the fact that while a few key characters get a lot of time in the sun, numerous other Ghosts including many who played key roles in the preceding few books suddenly drop into the background.

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There is a lengthy description of Tona Criid and her running regimen, her eating habits, and her weird psychosis about running more to work off the ean she had become addicted to.

Blood Pact – Dan Abnett

The legacy of the Gereon campaign in Traitor General and The Armour of Contempt makes him distrusted by his superiors, and the Inquisition is sniffing about the Ghosts, looking for anything damning. The time off is welcome at first, but the lack of any immediate danger causes discipline to slip, and the Ghosts risk becoming fat hlood lazy.

Abnett did a pretty fine job of capturing the psychological perspective of the soldier pulled back from the war that is all he’s known for far too long. There is a lengthy description of Tona Criid and her runn Finished this book last night. Gaunt, sbnett prisoner in tow, goes on the run, unsure whom he can trust.

Civilian Reader: “Blood Pact”, by Dan Abnett (Black Library)

So Dan Abnett and written yet another Gaunt’s Ghosts book. This was a great book in bloos series, with the Ghost’s being stood down on Balhaut Love it, Love it, Love it!

All due to Rawne being ‘really fething bored’. Then, that is not difficult. Montvelt, he oversees things on Pier Thirty-One on a huge orbital platform called Highstation. Lacks a lot of the fun of the previous Ghost novels.


What follows is a fun romp where Gaunt and a group of Dah have to protect the prisoner from the frighteningly effective Chaos special forces troops loyal to Khorne, they are from the Blood Pact after all, hence the books title while another under Major Rawne are fighting for their lives following a supremely hilarious early incident that involved a theft from a gambling institution that landed many of them Rawne included in the brig.

Open Preview See a Problem? Highlight it to see the OMG part of the book! This story still punched pretty well and went further into the 40k Universe.

Blood Pact (Novel)

van Oct 19, Rachel rated it it was amazing. Does an amazing job of balancing detailed descriptions as not to over exaggerate or make things ddan and cheesy.

Nov 09, Troy rated it really liked it Shelves: Yet again Dan Abnett knocks one out of the park with his excellent ‘Gaunt’s Ghost’s’ series. Gaunt has recovered from the ordeal he faced int he last book, he has new eye augmentations, but he too is getting flabby with the being out of rotations.

And this review may spoil the earlier works. His writing is broad in scope, with a keen eye for human nature and the effects war can have on someone — not to mention the effects of reentry away from the battlefield. The Inquisition is attempting to secure custody of the prisoner so that they may handle him their own way.

Probably the weakest in the “Ghosts” series while at the same time still entertaining enough. Smaller action although still brutal.