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The Beheading: Warhammer 40,000

The Beast Arises, Book 12
By: Guy Haley
Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
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Across the length and breadth of the galaxy, humankind celebrates its salvation and relishes the prospect of a return to peace. But the war against the orks has driven the political bedrock of the Imperium, exposing its rotten core.

One man, one powerful man, decides he has the solution and launches a campaign of destruction so terrible that thousands of years later his actions will still be viewed with horror.

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

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  • Jonathan M Trdan-Schmidt
  • 13-09-2018

an epilogue spread into an entire book.

If it stood alone, the 12 books of the beast arises would be quite a vision of a dark and imaginative future. Book 12 can not stand alone. its an epilogue of the preceding 11 and brings closure to many threads, often in a very poetic way. There's minimal action and even less fun. Its like the hobbits adventure at the end of Lord of the Rings. By itself, its a decent distraction little better than a comic book. Yet when you cast it with its 11 kin, the beast arises stands above warhammer 40k, shoulders over the Horus Heresy and is probably one of the best sci-fantasy adventures written this century.

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  • Buggtussel
  • 22-01-2018

Pretty good closing to the series!

It connected all the loose ends and put the Imperium on the road to recovery.

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  • Rochelle Skinner
  • 18-11-2017

Loved it

I loved it!!! I recommend it to others that enjoy the Warhammer 40k Series!
Wonderful

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  • Andy Smith
  • 28-04-2018

great conclusion!

A great conclusion to an awesome series as a whole. Really enjoyed it, thoroughly recommended to all 40k fiction fans.

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  • dbroadway87
  • 17-11-2017

A very good ending to a fantastic story!

I really enjoyed the whole series and I though this book was a great way to end it. I really enjoy Guy’s writing and I think that it was the right choice to have him end it.

I really hope they do more 12 book series like this in the future.