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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Their plan is good and well executed, but what they don’t know is that on the very same planet there are Ghosts I hate you Dan Abnett! Being set on Balhaut, a safe world that isn’t too far from the front line, we get to see a city home to the average person and see just how an Imperial World works. This story still punched pretty well and went further into the 40k Universe. With heretical witchcraft influencing the populace and a determined hunter pursuing them, who can Gaunt turn to for aid?

That being said, of the characters Abnett does put in the story, he does a good job. Highlight it to see the OMG part of the book!

Return to Book Page. Gaunt is summoned to the fortress they call Section. The Iron Star Short Story.

Gaunt must discover the truth and avert a deadly threat to both his own life and to the Sabbat Worlds Crusade itself.

However, he is forced to protect van prisoner and go to ground in the city when a Blood Pact insertion team storms the facility in an attempt to silence the prisoner.

Well, this is blod 3. Perhaps it’s due to the increasing frequency between novels Blood Pact was released in and one more book, Salvation’s Reach, in with nothing sincebut Blood Pact feels a little like too much set-up at a moment in the series when it feels like it should be perhaps more decisively moving towards a conclusion.


The plot of Blood Pact somewhat mirrors that of Traitor Generalwith Etogaur Mabbon in place of Noches Sturmbut differs with the assassination squad holding the upper hand over their target’s captors.

Blood Pact – Dan Abnett

Abnett delivers a change in pace, as the hectic blow-by-blow fighting of the previous books is replaced by a tense, gripping, battle that brings Gaunt back to where it all began for him. And lastly, let’s look at the featured characters, Gaunt, Tona, Maggs For me, this was a first among the Warhammer books I’ve read that has the focus on such a world.

Blood Pact is the new entry in the hugely popular Gaunt’s Ghosts series set in the Warhammer 40, universe. The last omnibus, The Lostwas so good that I couldn’t bear to wait a year or so for the next omnibus. Yes the series is set in the warhammer universe and is strange and violent, but I love it In the 8th book, Traitor General, Gaunt and company had to assassinate a general who switched sides.

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. The Junior Officers name is Jaume-it’s little touches like that Abnett fills his books with that hit me and many other readers on an emotional level.

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

Blood Pact is a little something different than the rest of the books in the series. To ask other readers questions about Blood Pactplease sign up. Unbeknownst to any of them, especially after two years of doing jack al Yet again Dan Abnett knocks one out of the park with his excellent ‘Gaunt’s Ghost’s’ series.


My final thoughts on Blood Pact lead me to one conclusion – I really need to read the Gaunt’s Ghosts series. In the midst of these problems, Colonel-Commissar Ibram Gaunt is summoned to Two years have passed since the ferocious battle for Hinzerhaus Fortress on Jago. For Blood Pactthings are a little different in terms of style. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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The ending reveals a connection that a minor character had absolutely no right to. Catching up to Traitor General but not quite there.

The legacy of the Gereon campaign in Traitor General and The Pactt of Contempt makes him distrusted by his superiors, and the Inquisition is sniffing about the Ghosts, looking for anything damning. Although they are all enjoyable, Mr. Not only that, but Dan Abnett is a writer who has a flair for characterisation and action, a trait that should be both applauded and envied.

Great book, love his work.

Feb 13, Iri rated it really liked it Shelves: They have been stationed on Balhaut for the past two years, and we come to find out that the Ghosts don’t take well to inaction. Although there are some drawbacks to this story, it does feel like a nice change of pace for the Ghosts. Oct 19, Rachel rated it it was amazing. While the initial stages of the novel set up the characters nicely, once the focus shifts to the story everything is cranked up a gear and Abnett’s storytelling prowess comes into full force.

The Blood Pact, the Archenemy’s most elite troopers, send their mostest elitest troopers to assassinate Mabbon.