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Roboute Guilliman

Primarchs, Book 1
Narrated by: Toby Longworth
Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)
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Long before the coming of the Imperium, the realm of Ultramar was ruled by Roboute Guilliman, the last Battle King of Macragge. Even after learning of his true heritage as a primarch son of the Emperor of Mankind, he strove to expand his domain as efficiently and benevolently as possible, with the XIII Legion Ultramarines as his alone to command.

Now, facing a rival empire on the ork-held world of Thoas, Guilliman must choose his weapons carefully - otherwise his dream of a brighter future could be lost forever.

©2016 Games Workshop Limited (P)2016 Games Workshop Limited

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  • Alexandru
  • 09-01-2018

perfect for warhammer fans

The book presents a glimpse look into the mind if Primarch Guiliman during an ork operation.

Excellent written and acted 5/5

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  • Joshua Stevens
  • 08-05-2018

Good

A interesting look at the beginnings of the Codex Astartes and Roboute Guilliam. I wish it covered more than one battle.

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  • Alpharius77
  • 15-02-2018

Good book

It is a short audio book but the fighting starts early and stops at the very end of the book. Enjoyed this one a lot.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-12-2018

not my favorite, but an entertaining listen

I am a huge Ultramarines fan and an even bigger fan of Guilliman. I like this book because it captures Guilliman and his thought processes but I enjoyed Know No Fear a lot more.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 18-08-2018

This book has a surprise lore I don't know.

I haven't heard about the Destroyer Companies before. Near the end, Guilliman unleashed the Destroyers, and the Rad missile detonation wipe out a whole Ork horde. Also to note that the Destroyers wore black power armour except for the shoulders pads. The ending is great.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-04-2018

A great addition to The Dark Imperium

This gives context to Guillemans thoughts after his reappearance and shows us his insight into the Emperors plan for the Imperium.

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  • BrianK
  • 25-01-2018

An excellent insight into Guilliman

This is what I had hoped all of the books in the Primarch series would be like. One walk away with a much better understanding of how Guilliman thinks & feels about himself, his Legion, the Emperor & the Great Crusade.

The story itself is good, if anti-climactic. This feels like the TV show “Lost” if the Ultramarines were there. It is engaging, mysterious, & perfect for illustrating the Primarch.

The narration is adequate. The whole book is just Ultramarines speaking, so very little variation is speech, but that is appropriate. Me. Longworth is perfectly fine, if unmemorable.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-01-2018

Wholly enjoyable, the narrarator was very good, over all fun listen, excellent length of book.

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  • Dani Tishler
  • 29-11-2017

Masterful work

A great story which gives more depth into one of the great heroes of the Imperium.
As usual Toby delivers with great acting.

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  • Malone
  • 17-04-2018

nothing new here

this is a somewhat tedious tale of war with orks. the book offers no new insights into Guilliman's character or thoughts, which should be the point of this series. it's not a bad story... but it never once grips the reader/listener.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-02-2018

Cool, nicely read but short.

Toby Longworth should read allblack library's collection. awesome voicing for characters in the story. talking of which, I would have loved that to be alot longer. But what there was, entertained me immensely.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-11-2018

Decent book, but suffers the series issues.

Better than some of the reviews suggest, but suffers the same issues as many of the books in the Primarchs series which are the somewhat short length and the expectation on the story. I expected the series to be mostly on the "origin story" of the primarchs and some of the books indeed are. I enjoyed those ones more, but this was still an enjoyable listen and it was mostly focused on Guilliman. Because of the focus on the primarch, even though not really on the origin story and a good story, I rate this in the mid tier for the series.

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  • Headache
  • 08-04-2018

lacking

not great it could have been better it just seemed to lose its way, not a great effort

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  • stephen
  • 22-11-2017

great

love it I been looking forwarders too this for long time great job THANKS

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  • Ashley H.
  • 01-05-2018

Below par

A disappointing insight into Roboute Guilliman, not aided by the narrator pronouncing his name as Gilly-man for 75% of the book. Well performed otherwise, but not an interesting story compared to the other Primarch books. I listened to this one last for the sake of completion.

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