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Love the subject matter, but will wait for a normal edition...
   
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Wow, look, you get a book and some tat in a cardboard box!

I guess I'm not the target demographic for this sort of stuff.

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 reds8n wrote:
presumably coming alongside the boxset :


2 different special editions



This novel will be available in hardback, eBook and MP3 audiobook formats, as well as in not one, but two fancy special editions. The special editions will contain an additional short story and will be themed around the Ultramarines and Necrons, complete with coloured covers and page edges to match your chosen faction. Look out for the novel at the same time as the boxed set.





At the first glance I thought the Marine (Ultramarine cover) is flipping the bird.
   
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This mega limited edition contains a hardback copy of The Heretic Saint, a copy of the Daemonifuge graphic novel with alternate cover, a fleur-de-lis wax seal stamp and wax, six dice in a dice bag, an Ephrael Stern enamel pin, cloth bookmark and coin, and three art prints. This is strictly limited edition, so make sure that you get up early on Saturday to get your hands on one.

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Shiny things up this week
https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/06/21/sunday-preview-the-psychic-awakening-finale/?fbclid=IwAR1EDDipsstsq_uj-sdo7K--Qedp3MYQCS23NSN2Le0XOYOHLmokNOsYyBU

Contents of the special edition a hardback copy of The Heretic Saint, a copy of the Daemonifuge graphic novel with alternate cover, a fleur-de-lis wax seal stamp and wax, six dice in a dice bag, an Ephrael Stern enamel pin, cloth bookmark and coin, and three art prints.This is one of those "limited limited editions" so chances are it will sell out FAST on Saturday at 10am your region unlock time as normal.
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Thankfully the regular colourised hardback is also going on sale at the same time, so for those who miss or don't want the big bling edition and for those who might not yet be fans and who want to get into the comic series its right there for a more affordable price. There's also the twin models coming out for it as well.


   
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Sexy. Hopefully will be able to get this one for a change.
   
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UK

That is very tempting

 
   
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Wondering when the next Inferno! reprint is going to happen, already got #5 elsewhere, but would love to get my next batch.

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UK

Yeah same - I just hope it doesn't happen in July!

You hear that BL - don't freaking do it in new edition month!!


Or if you do go back to 5 for £25 not 10 for £50

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The VAT Exemption for Ebooks has now come through for BL

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/06/23/good-news-for-uk-ebook-fansgw-homepage-post-2fw-homepage-post-2/


Basically this mean UK prices for ebooks have gone down a little because now there's no more VAT to pay on them - same as for print books.

   
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London

Bit late tbh, but better than GW pocketing the difference.

I can't help but notice that White Dwarf digital is still the same price.
   
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Portsmouth UK

i looked at an epub i bought a couple of months ago (battletome: gloomspite gitz) & it's the same price (£19.99)!
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This past weekend also saw Titandeath go up for preorder, which only leaves The Buried Dagger as the sole remaining HH book to be released in the MMPB, I believe that release is sooner rather than later as well.


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Buried Dagger is 58 days away from publication according to Book Depository.

When those two arrive, end of an era.

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Amazon tells me there is a new Necron short story collection, but only for Kindle. Are the stories available in a printed book? Also, how are the Necrons handled? Any space battles?

   
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Got a link to it? Does it list the titles of the stories included?

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It’s called The Everliving Legion. Here is a link.. I don’t see any titles, only that it has 155 pages and seven stories.

   
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UK

https://www.blacklibrary.com/warhammer-40000/novels/the-everliving-legion.html

It's on the BL website with a list of the short stories within it.

The Lords of Borsis
The Word of the Silent King by L J Goulding
But Dust in the Wind by Jonathan Green
Cold Steel by David Guymer
Veil of Darkness by Nick Kyme
Flayed by Cavan Scott
Mission: Annihilate by Gav Thorpe

In true BL standards some of those short stories do appear in other collections, though this one is focused on Necrons alone whilst the others are either following campaign linked stories or other races as well.

   
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If you’ve read them, how comfortable would they fit with a Xenology-era appreciation for the Necrons?

Is it all crotchety Phaeron this, wacky Cryptek that?

   
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UK

I've not read them I just searched for them on the BL site and found the book. You can search each of the short story titles and it will mostly show the books that they are collected in and also if they are sold on their own.

   
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The Lords of Borsis - POOR - Necrons are just crazy humans in metal bodies. What little characterisation of Hequiroth and Turakhin there is wasn't carried forward in The World Engine.
The Word of the Silent King - TERRIBLE - A totally wasted first view of the Silent King. Everyone is a moron. Szarakh and Sanguinius were bros, yo!
But Dust in the Wind - TERRIBLE - Fall of Damnos but with Yellow Marines. How this blatant rip off got approved is beyond me.
Cold Steel - MEH - Probably the best of the bunch. Nothing consequential happens though.
Veil of Darkness - TERRIBLE - It was all a dream! No really; that's the twist. Calgar dies, but it wasn't real, so who cares?
Flayed - MEH - Some kids get menaced by a flayed one. Gets a bit dark at the end.
Mission: Annihilate - MEH - Only 1000 words. Some Deathwatch kill some Necrons. Notable only for the appearance of a 'plasma reaper' weapon which was never mentioned again.
   
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 Overread wrote:
The VAT Exemption for Ebooks has now come through for BL

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/06/23/good-news-for-uk-ebook-fansgw-homepage-post-2fw-homepage-post-2/


Basically this mean UK prices for ebooks have gone down a little because now there's no more VAT to pay on them - same as for print books.


I wonder if that's the reason for the across the board price drops on the Amazon UK website from the 1 June.

Nice of the UK government to drop a nice little earner just as eBook sales have gone through the roof and government spending has increased like a drunken sailor during Kieler Woche!

   
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 Lord Damocles wrote:
The Lords of Borsis - POOR - Necrons are just crazy humans in metal bodies. What little characterisation of Hequiroth and Turakhin there is wasn't carried forward in The World Engine.
The Word of the Silent King - TERRIBLE - A totally wasted first view of the Silent King. Everyone is a moron. Szarakh and Sanguinius were bros, yo!
But Dust in the Wind - TERRIBLE - Fall of Damnos but with Yellow Marines. How this blatant rip off got approved is beyond me.
Cold Steel - MEH - Probably the best of the bunch. Nothing consequential happens though.
Veil of Darkness - TERRIBLE - It was all a dream! No really; that's the twist. Calgar dies, but it wasn't real, so who cares?
Flayed - MEH - Some kids get menaced by a flayed one. Gets a bit dark at the end.
Mission: Annihilate - MEH - Only 1000 words. Some Deathwatch kill some Necrons. Notable only for the appearance of a 'plasma reaper' weapon which was never mentioned again.


Thanks for the reviews! That's exactly the kind of information I was after.

Has there been any decent Necron-heavy book since Dead Men Walking?

   
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How do you even write a crime novel based on 40k? Don’t they all just end in chapter one with a Arbite executing someone!

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How do you even write a crime novel based on 40k?
Quite well!

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https://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Eisenhorn_(Novel_Series)

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 BobtheInquisitor wrote:

Thanks for the reviews! That's exactly the kind of information I was after.

Has there been any decent Necron-heavy book since Dead Men Walking?

From Black Library? Not really.

Devourer was ok, although there are some serious time travel implications which arrise from it.

The best Necron material in the last ten years or so are still Imperial Armour 12: Fall of Orpheus and Deathwatch: The Outer Reach.


 Knockagh wrote:
Severed by Nate Crowley, the best Necron book by miles. Go read

Eh, it was ok.
Zahndrekh doesn't seem to know that Doomsday Arks can fly, which makes me question how much of a tactical genius he really is.
Also, the Necron characters are basically just humans, which I hate.

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He's somewhat insane though.

He still holds banquets on his command ship - he'll even invite the enemy general along to dine with him in their honour after their defeat.


In the end most alien races have to have some human qualities for us to identify with - even Tyranids have human/mammalian elements that we latch onto (such as the concept of hunger).


I have to say I really enjoyed Severed, to me its the ideal way to display the Necrons and their concept of being alive and yet dead at the same time within the race.


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UK

There's a handful of Black Library titles in Audible's £3 sale today. Just got The Magos, Helsreach and Mark of Faith for £9.

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Just came on to mention this.
I have three credits from a trial to spend. Went to my wishlist and Magos is on there For £3.
Definite grab for me!

I haven’t ever seen a book I want on the sales list on there yet.
   
 
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