Pin-up Commissar

Some time last year I brought myself this fantastic Pin-up model by Anvil Industries - they make some great character models and I've never been a huge fan of GW Commissar models so when this guy graced my presence I just knew I had to paint him up for my Astra Militarum... somehow, he just... Continue Reading →

Hobby Summary 2019

I've never jumped on this sort of bandwagon before, but upon seeing Lord Commander Eloth getting his hobby achievements for the year out on the dining room table, I was inspired to do exactly the same thing. These are the things that I have painted/finished off this year. I'd like to start by mentioning the... Continue Reading →

The Flight of the Eisenstein – James Swallow

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Title: The Flight of the Eisenstein
Author: James Swallow
Published by: Black Library
Publication date:  March 2007
Genre: Science Fiction/War
Pages:  397
Format: Paperback
Source: Personal Collection

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“Having witnessed the terrible massacre on Isstvan III, Death Guard Captain Garro seizes a ship and sets a course for Terra to warn the Emperor of Horus’s treachery.” – Black Library’s synopsis of The Flight of the Eisenstein

This review contains mild spoilers.

Continuing the run of Horus Heresy book reviews with the fourth book in a series of 50+ this is an ongoing saga that I am reviewing on The Eternal Bookcase and I am hoping to pair up with a reading buddy after this one to help encourage and smooth things along. This is the second time I have read The Flight of the Eisenstein and much like the previous instalments of the…

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Spear of the Emperor – Aaron Dembski-Bowden

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Title: Spear of the Emperor
Author: Aaron Dembski-Bowden
Published byBlack Library
Publication date:   26 Dec. 2019
Genre: Science Fiction/War
Pages:  386
Format: e-Book
Source: Net Galley

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“The Emperor’s Spears are a Chapter on the edge of destruction, last watchmen over the Elara’s Veil nebula. Now, the decisions of one man, Amadeus Kaias Incarius of the Mentor Legion, will determine the Chapter’s fate… “

This is the first book I’ve been approved by a publisher to read via NetGalley in return for an honest review.

Spear of the Emperor is a chronicle about the Emperors Spears Space Marine chapter written in the view of Anuradha, a chapter slave in service to Lieutenant Commander Amadeus Kaias Incarius of the Mentor Legion who has been sent to the ‘wrong’ side of Imperial Space to touch base with the Emperors Spears to see how they’re…

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Bustin' out

I wanted to make a post showing all the busts that I've drawn this year for various clients! I've been feeling a little burned out on drawing them lately, maybe this is why!? These have all been wonderful to work on and have certainly kept me going! It's been great seeing what people have asked... Continue Reading →

Galaxy in Flames – Ben Counter

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Title:Galaxy in Flames
Author:Ben Counter
Published by: Black Library
Publication date: 10 October 2006
Genre:Science Fiction/War
Pages: 416
Format:Paperback
Source:Personal Collection

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“Having recovered from his grievous injuries, Warmaster Horus leads the triumphant Imperial forces against the rebel world of Isstvan III where Horus’s treachery is finally revealed … “ – Black Library’s synopsis of Galaxy in Flames.

Galaxy in Flames is the final book in the opening Trilogy for the Horus Heresy. Horus has recovered from the life-threatening wounds he sustained on Davin and is ready to stage his final gambit on Isstvan III.

As with the previous two Horus Heresy books, I have read Galaxy in Flames before and previously, I really enjoyed it; in a fashion. During my first read I was so captivated by the characters of the book – set up in the previous…

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Patreon Reward: Samurai Feline

This is a Patreon Reward for maenoferren22, who has very kindly supported me on my Patreon Page. What I love about Patreon - just like my commissions - is that I get to draw requests for people that I would never have thought about drawing myself. In this case a Samurai Feline; I chose a... Continue Reading →

False Gods – Graham McNeill

Title: False GodsAuthor: Graham McNeillPublished by: Black LibraryPublication date: June 2006Genre: Science-Fiction/WarPages: 416Format: PaperbackSource: Personal Collection Buy the Book: Amazon Buy the Book: Black Library "The Great Crusade that has taken humanity into the stars continues. The Emperor of mankind has handed the reins of command to his favoured son, the Warmaster Horus. Yet all is not well in the... Continue Reading →

Commission: Recon Marine

Commission for an Email Client. I don't share any of these for a while, then - just like buses - three come along at once! Thanks for looking. If you're interested in my artwork and commissioning me please visit my commissions page.Alternatively, you can support me on Patreon from $1 and get a request when... Continue Reading →

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