Double Eagle was written by Dan Abnett, and is a spin off from his popular Gaunts Ghosts series. It was first published as a hardback in , and released as a. Double Eagle Type Novel Series Gaunt’s Ghosts Author Dan Abnett Publisher The Black Library Binding Hardcover Released July Pages ISBN Double Eagle by Dan Abnett, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Details are engaging and leave room for imagination to run free. One of the primary characters is the flight commander of the Phantine XX fighter wing.

Published August 9th by Black Library Publishing first published Originally placed at an adult level of reading, high school students should have no problem comprehending it. Some of the scenery is breathtaking and the despite the imminent war coming to this world you will find yourself wanting to have a cup of your favourite beverage in the wind and sea swept cafe on the bombed out pier that some of the story focuses on. On the whole feeling non-warhammery vibe you are talking about i feel you are missing a few important important points about 40K when looking at it, the Imperium is vast and complex, not every regiment in the galaxy treats its men as disposable cannon fodder and there are plenty of reasonable leaders out there that see their troopers as actual men and not numbers.

The Phantine Air Corpsthe only dedicated aviator unit in the Imperial Guard, find themselves in the thick of the fighting.

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You have been warned. Check eatle the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Please don’t use this as a platform to promote your blog, crowdfunding, or anything of the ilk. Dan Abnett has a gift for drawing parallels between Warhammer 40, and recent history, and ‘Double Eagle’ is no different.

There are a number of close calls, tight squeezes, near-misses. Most leaders don’t want to waste their men, it’s just some people in positions they doublf occupy do. In those the enemy is clearly chaos and the setting is clearly 40k. Daemonic forces push into Imperial territory, thousands of refugees flee across the deserts and an infamous Chaos-tainted pilot, Khrel Kas Obarkonrules the sky, his skill in the cockpit matched only by his kill tally.


Double Eagle By Dan Abnett. Sbnett armies of the Imperial Guard defeated and retreating, the Enothian air force couble but annihilated, the fate of the world rests squarely on the shoulders of the pilots of the Imperial Navy and one very special Guard unit. Mon premier roman dans l’univers de Warhammer Then I read the first couple pages of the next book in the series, and it had maybe one of the most brilliantly grimdark, mysterious and frightening sequences I’ve read yet, all aboard a Chaos flagship.

If you adn airplane battles, you must pick up this book. There is a great deal of air combat, which Abnett delivers with exquisite skill. Sabbat Worlds 1Warhammer 40, As with Abnett’s other works, we see comparatively little of the eagl in terms of internal thoughts, only getting that before they interact with the heroes.

Thousands of refugees flee the dark armies and the infamous Chaos fighter pilot Khrel Kas Obarkon is always hunting the skies for more prey As per usual, Abnett has superior character development. On Enothis, the enemy are threatening to halt the Imperial advance. If you can’t get to the point in a few paragraphs, it might not be worth posting. To ask other readers questions about Double Eagleplease sign up. Feb 03, Guillaume rated it really qbnett it.

Lots of fun air-combat, with enough other things going on to keep it fresh.

All those things that make such situations interesting to read. The Imperium of Man isn’t some nightmarish universe. Like Gemmell, Abnett pulls at the heartstrings when characters die. Hate speech, trolling, and aggressive behavior will not be tolerated, and may result in a ban.

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On Enothis, chaos forces bombed straggling Imperial land forces, before progressing onto coastal villages. Double Eagle reads less like a novel and more like an authentic World War II chronicle of an aerial campaign over Europe or in the Pacific.


This is a Warhammer 40k book that I got from my brother, from his favorite author. The overall plot is detailed and air combat is well illustrated, however the personalities of the characters are shallow and can be related to only to an extent. As with any Abnett book I would avoid getting attached to any of the characters.

He meets a woman who has lost pretty well everything, and they find in each other that which they were missing.

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The storyline is rather straightforward, there were no huge surprises or plot twists, but character development was interesting and I liked how the climax was handled.

A true fun and enjoiable reading! Others in the unit also provide great characters, the old nice guy, the new kid trying to prove himself. And whilst the aerial combat blazes overhead, embattled tanker Robart LeGuin of the 8th Pardus Armoured is just trying to get his men, and his tank, safely back to friendly lines.

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Sabbat Worlds 3 books. The odds are stacked against them however, as seemingly endless waves of heretic fliers test the Enothian defences, and a Chaos Ace Khrel Kas Obarkonis seemingly picking off Imperial pilots with impunity.

Must redeem within 90 days. It was alright but I definitely missed the lovecraftian elements of doubke that Abnett had worked into some of his other stories.

I always find that the small, side characters he adds end up involved in ways that just make plain good sense and are a surprise when the story unfolds. Set your 40kLore flair via the wondrous Flair Selection Page.

Apr 04, Alex Jones rated it liked it. As a fan of the Warhammer 40k abnet, this was a nice change up from the usual space battle flair. Abnett does an excellent job of describing everything, from landscape to aircraft, to combat and beyond.