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Taker of Heads

Warhammer 40,000
Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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In the jungles of Aztlan a deadly war of the shadows is being fought. And the Imperial Guard are losing. The alien t’au, though few in number, greatly outclass the soldiers of the Imperium and are taking a serious toll on their forces. 

A call for aid is answered by the fearsome Mortifactors Chapter, who come to the world full of grim purpose. Adoni, an unblooded neophyte yet to earn his place, is amongst the war party. As the Mortifactors descend into the jungle vastness, they hunt for a killer, one that will not die easily but that whom Adoni must slay if he is to become part of the Chapter and a Taker of Heads.

©2018 Games Workshop Limited (P)2018 Games Workshop Limited

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-09-2020

Laudable

I think this book is quite excellent. It gives some insight into a less explored chapter, and builds a fantastic character who I would love to see given an expanded series. St. Martin does a good job pacing the book, and the narrators all read their roles skillfully.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-09-2020

40k meets predator

its literally predator in 40k and thats awesome a good mix of action with back story to a very unique chapter of space marines

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  • Will and Kris
  • 14-05-2020

Enjoyable

Prefer the audio dramas from BL. The featured chapter rarely gets love despite being successors of GW's posterboys. The battle gives the Tau a horrific quality compared to the Vietcong. Does not skimp on how absolutely brutal the jungle war is.

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  • Taylor Sloat
  • 27-04-2020

Excellent short story

Mortifactors vs T'au on a Jungle world. This was an awesome listen. Just like the old Imperial Guard books.

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  • Anthony
  • 29-01-2020

Schwarzenegger in "Predator" meets 40k

This is definitely performance worth noting! It's a good, quick story that is sure to satisfy.

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  • Dylan Burgess
  • 22-08-2019

headhunters rule!!!

loved it, the mortifactors are fleshed out amazingly, great story and very well voiced thank you

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  • Buck Scraper
  • 24-06-2019

Grim.

Comparatively speaking, I've found the mature themes in this particular story to be far and above the status quo for for what is typical for the Warhammer franchise. Personally, I find it refreshing. Others with more delicate sensibilities would be well advised to avoid this title as 'Taker' has all the brutality a fan can expect from the 40k universe, and then some.

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  • troyburns2
  • 16-10-2018

What is Melee?

Great story. Shows the tau as great guerrilla fighters with long range tactics. But of course the Imperium reigns in the end because Space Marines are awesome! It’s a good listen with some fun plot twists. It was like listen to the story of a Killteam game.

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  • Red, White and Crue
  • 25-09-2018

Surprisingly Boring

Great voice acting from Black Library. However, the story was remarkably boring. I wouldn't suggest listening unless you are a die hard fan of the Mortifactors.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 23-09-2018

Predator in 40k

Two hunters going at each other, to determine who will end up the prey, would love to see a next chapter in this young scouts story

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  • 04-01-2020

Good listen

Very good tail of a Space marine scouts rite of passage . Good jungle combat !! Recommended

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  • Catalyst John
  • 18-12-2018

Pleasent, if a little predictable.

Essentially the plot of Predator, but through the eys of a Mortifactor Neophyte. A nice romp through the 41st millennium however.

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  • Norway93
  • 11-11-2018

Good insight

A very good insight into the brual chapter of the Mortificators as they take on Tau on a forest world!

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  • reviewer-117
  • 18-10-2018

it's good, just wish it lasted longer. interesting

I really liked this book, good way of telling a story about a chapter I'd not heard of, and an interesting perspective of how the tau can fight and win against even an Astartes, well sort of.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 19-09-2018

not bad

not bad worth the read between other books so it give it 3 stars recomend