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The Great Crusade that has taken humanity into the stars continues. The Emperor of Mankind has handed the reins of command to his favoured son, the Warmaster Horus. Yet all is not well in the armies of the Imperium.

Horus is still battling against the jealousy and resentment of his brother primarchs, and when he is injured in combat on the planet Davin, he must also battle his inner daemon. With all the temptations that Chaos has to offer, can the weakened Horus resist?

©2006 Games Workshop Limited (P)2014 Games Workshop Limited

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GOD DAMN YOU WORD BEARERS

need I say any more than the title of my review? Bloody Word Bearers. hah

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  • Kinomed_Knyght
  • 24-04-2018

Great Series Decent Book

This book moves a little slow in the beginning but man does it pick up. I am reading this series for a second time AMAZING even still knowing what happens. The detail these authors put into their work is just top notch.

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  • Patrick
  • 10-04-2018

millwrong review

I'm a millwright that spends breaks listening to these books. I wanted to sound real for you

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 23-05-2018

Superb performace!!!

I read "Horus Rising" and loved every bit of it. Unfortunately, life has been busy and I haven't had much time to read. I purchased "False Gods" on Audible, so I could continue with the series. Toby Longworth has given an amazing performance. His narration is one of the best I have ever listened to. I was glad to see that Longworth is the narrator throughout the series. I am looking forward to listening to the rest of the series.

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  • Chris
  • 23-05-2018

Fans of Warhammer won't be disappointed

Toby Longworth does an excellent job of taking you into the action as the Warmaster Horus begins his ascent.

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  • Edward
  • 05-04-2018

another beautiful book

the book, Graham McNeil and Toby longworths voice do a spectacular job of capturing your imagination. this is definitely on par to the hunger games books by Suzanne Collins

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  • TJ
  • 27-03-2018

2nd read through.

nothing has made me go from loving a character to dreading what he'll do next.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 20-03-2018

Awesome Heresy.

They dont make series like this anymore. Or men like Garviel Loken. Great Book !

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  • Talon Bengochea
  • 07-03-2018

Great and unfortunate story.

This second story in the Horus Heresy series was shockingly fantastic, I was riveted and always looked forward to getting back to it. I highly recommend it.

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  • Totally Not Blake
  • 07-02-2018

terrific addition

terrific book, understandable motives, well written characters and just good fun. I knew what was gonna happen with the horus heresy just from being a 40k fan and this book kept me on my toes and keeping me guessing!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 23-01-2018

Simply amazing<br />

Amazingly written and perfectly narrated. the tale of Horus before the heresy. an excellent place to start if you want to start learning about the warhammer 40k universe.
highly recommended 10/10

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  • Ronald RayGun
  • 08-01-2018

Entertaining but fell short of what I hoped for

A great performance but unfortunately the story was lacking and clumsy. Horus Uprising did an amazing job at setting the scene of the Horus Heresy with amazing character development that really emersed you into the world however while the story of False God's is a good one, it's a little ham-fisted in its delivery with actions and story lines being dropped in just to fulfil the ultimate arc rather than seeming logical and consistent with the characters developed in the first book

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  • Rob Merry
  • 24-01-2018

Excellent

Toby Longworth brings this story to life! This a really enjoyable series, even for for those like me who have only a passing acquaintance with the Warhammer 40,000 universe.

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  • Aleksandar Gakovic
  • 24-05-2018

A strong installement of the series

Excellent narration. Overall the story continues marvelously. During one crucial point I felt as though element of the story were left out, something was missing. This did not mar my appreciation of the book and I finished it in good stead.

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  • John
  • 30-04-2018

Heresy!!!!!

Brilliantly written, brilliantly performed another top notch audio book from GW. Now on to the Galaxy in Flames !

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-04-2018

The warp takes hold

Finaly we gather to see the warp as it begins to send it's tendrels towards the minds of mortals.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-04-2018

Excellent story

If you liked the last book narrated by the same narrator, Toby Longworth you surely will not be disappointed. The story is grimmer and darker than the first book.

I found myself unable to stop until I was finished with the book in just merely 3 sessions.

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  • David C.
  • 26-02-2018

Amazing

I actually dont know very much about the Horus Heresy and just listening to this series so far it appears to me to be a realistic look at how unions can break down and how them small steps can lead to a cataclysmic civil war like that depicted in the Horus Heresy. So far the performance is really impressive too which makes it that much more enjoyable.

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  • J Smith
  • 20-02-2018

Great story and narrator!

The story really has me gripped and I need to know what’s coming. Can’t fault the narrator either, he does a really good job!

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  • John Taylor
  • 08-02-2018

Another great entry

Following on from Dan Abnett’s fantastic ‘Horus Rising’ Graham McNeill delivers the next chapter of the Horus heresy and the story of how Horus fell to the powers of chaos
Been very very impressed by this series and can not wait to continue

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  • Paul Harrington
  • 24-01-2018

The plot thickens.....

A great follow up and we see the warmaster fall and then begin his betrayal of the emperor. Well written and builds the tension in the series nicely ready for the next book.