Inquisitor Ravenor and his followers investigate a daemonic conspiracy that stretches across space and time in three classic novels by Dan Abnett. READ IT. Ravenor [Dan Abnett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The first novel in the Ravenor trilogy, the follow-up to Dan Abnett’s immensely. Ravenor: The Omnibus [Dan Abnett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the war-torn future of the 41st millennium, the Inquisition fights a.

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But I wasn’t really up to that kind of science fiction. There are strong interesting locations. Abnett truly is a master of worldbuilding. Mar 02, Angel rated it liked it Shelves: Dec gavenor, Skut L rated it really liked it Shelves: Ravenor takes place in the Warhammer 40k universe which is easily one of the rabenor examples of lore-creation in the greater Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres.

You’re well acquainted with the characters this time and their mission feels more cohesive as a whole. He is often found passing the time by reading pornographic data-slates or staring at the female members of the team. It’s not necessarily better exactly though very differentbut I would say abneth is as good, it’s chronologically first, and provides some background for the stories told here.

Having said that, if you haven’t read the Eisenhorn trilogy do that first. I’m very glad I finally did. Armada Eternal Crusade Space Hulk: Nov 12, Jerry Haygood rated it really liked it. I know I am late to the party, the Inquisitor novels are old as publication standards go, but after suffering through some pretty crap Black Library novels, when you read the good stuff it is like finding Sting in a pile of rusted shit. I hope the next book gets into Ravenor’s head more.


Since I’ve read the Eisenhorn trilogy, it’s inevitable that I dab Ravenor’s story to that of his former mentor’s, and I abnett to say, I think I like Gregor Eisenhorn more than Ravenor – at least, in terms of his narrative voice. The eponymous character’s full name is Gideon Ravenor, who made his first appearance in the second Eisenhorn book Malleus.

This ravenot most noticeable in the fact that it has an ensemble-cast wi Ravenor, one of Abnett’s best!

Ravenor: The Omnibus

There are so odd or over the top bits as always with san black librarybut the action flowed well and the plot was interesting to read. If I had gotten to the end of Ravenor and not be assured there was more to come I may have ordered an Exterminatus on Nottingham.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’ve said it before, but if anyone can take the unremittingly grim, guns-and-gore drenched building blocks of the Warhammer 40k world and create something worth reading out of it, it’s Dan Abnett.

Paperbackpages. What we got instead was a focus shift to Eisenhorn’s interrogator, Gideon Ravenor. I loved it and even though this might be considered blaspheme I enjoyed enjoyed it more than the Eisenhorn series.

Ravenor Series

And in this universe, Dan Abnett is king. Gideon Ravenor is a fictional character who appears in novels set in the Warhammer 40, universe. So much of it feels painfully obvious to literally everyone but people who spend every single day of their lives with him and should notice.

Mar 29, Jim rated it really liked it. Overall the book is thoroughly interesting and contains enough development for the characters to keep a reader reading for hours straight.

Ravenor Series by Dan Abnett

I will admit without giving away spoilers that I thought that some of the mechanisms to resolve prolems were tie plot leads together were a little too “convinent. Ravenor’s latest case leads him and his team to Eustis Majoris, capital world of subsector Angelus, on the trail of ‘flects’, a new drug that induces a form of psychic ecstasy in the subject.


Ravenor may be trapped within his body, but his mind is free to go wherever it pleases, which is handy from an Inquisitor looking to route out annett. Not my favorite Abnett story thus far, but Ravenor is a worthy successor to the amazing Eisenhorn. That attachment to Eisenhorn was more than enough to see me through the rest of his trilogy to the view spoiler [very tragic hide spoiler ] end.

Two characters Carl Thonius and Patience Kys have actual arcs and conflicts. To wrap it up in a simple statement: A bit of detective work and some good action pieces happen during this part, but I found it hard to see the greater impact of these in the way I felt the rxvenor of events during the Eisenhorn Warhammer 40, books. He is building in it, making something new.

Nayl leads most operations and seems to be one of the most senior team members. This book went deeper, into the societies and worlds and support structure, the secret war against Chaos and it showed us some of the reasons people work for the Emperor’s cause and why it’s important that they do so.