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Siege of Terra, Book 2

The Solar War is over. The Siege of Terra has begun. As the Traitors unleash their deadliest weapons, the defenders of the Throneworld face nightmare and plague - but Terra must stand.   

Read it because: discover the lengths to which Horus will go to claim Terra as his own - and the horrors he is willing to set upon its defenders.  

The story: on the 13th day of Secundus, the bombardment of Terra began. With the solar defences overcome through the devastating strength of the Traitor armada and the power of the warp, Horus launches his assault on the Throneworld in earnest. After withstanding a ferocious barrage of ordnance, an immense ground war commences outside the Palace, with every inch gained paid for in the lives of billions. The front lines are beyond horrific, and the very air is reduced to poison and blood. Bodies are thrown into the meat grinder, but the outer redoubts cannot possibly hold for long, even with the loyal primarchs to reinforce them. 

For Horus has his own generals to call upon. Between the plague weapons of Mortarion and the fury of Angron, the defenders face a losing battle.  

Written by Guy Haley. Narrated by Jonathan Keeble.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2019 Games Workshop Limited

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Not quite enough.

While this story follows interesting characters that hook me in well enough, it seems to meander around mysteriously without actually doing anything. I'm intrigued, but through the whole novel I feel like I'm waiting for something that happen that never does. It feels like Guy Haley was writing one big book and an editor cut it in half and gave us this little one. The ending is unsatisfying in that it is clearly setting up a sequel that we all knew was coming but I feel that that's no reason to leave every question unresolved in -this- book. That said, it's got good characters to follow and does a decent job of describing the boring parts of a siege in an interesting way that includes the science fiction elements without breaking immersion. As an audio medium, Jonathan Keeble does an admirable job putting a different nuance on each character.

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Primarchs ,primarchs, primarchs!!!!!

Went threw a range of emotions with this story and a truly great (as always) narration by Johnathan Keeble.

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No cracks in this wall

written well and another grand performance. Guy Haley defiantly captured to essence of the legions and Primarchs with his writing style. Jonathan Keeble continues to bring his artistry to bringing the characters and setting to life. a true one man show of voices. a great audiobook.

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Excellent Listen

This is definitely worth a purchase. Having recently finished The Solar War, I was a drained from that experience. While French is undoubtedly a superlative 40k author, I found it hard to stay engaged with his poetic exposition style of writing used in The Solar War. Haley’s approach used for The Lost and the Damned, has me hanging on to every utterance from Keeble. It’s a great story with great characters, with some old favourites popping up, and It’s told in a matter of fact manner. Can’t go wrong with Keebles delivery either, GW need to just licence him and Longworth to read all future stories.

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Great book and narration but not quite perfect.

I thought the performance of the narrator was really good, he had the ability to use several voices and sometimes back and forth during conversations between characters. but having said that, there were sometimes where the quality slipped a bit. And also unfortunately the difference of voice/narrator (perturabo) between books was a bit disappointing due to inconsistency of the sound of Perturabo’s personality and accent/voice. But I did thoroughly enjoy the book, the narration and stage of the story

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Brilliant book, did not dissapoint

The narrator and writing deserving of applause from the Emperor himself! After reading through the Horus Heresey, the Siege on Terra series has not disappointing.

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Fantastic

Great Voice work and the story itself was fast paced and kept me very invested

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best HH novel yet

loved it, easily one of the best HH Keeble is an amazing narrator, really entertaining

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amazing best one yet

one of my favourite ones so far. can't wait for the next one. great listen

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  • 18-10-2019

Missing chapter 16

Chapter 17 is repeated? It’s missing chapter 16, story is great but I say fire the guy in charge of proof listening this audio book.

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  • Zero
  • 27-10-2019

One star for a missing chapter

Seriously, is it that hard to check and make sure it’s done right? I’ll change the rating when it’s fixed.

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  • Ivan
  • 23-10-2019

Missing chapter 16

The story and performance are great, but it's missing chapter 16. In its place, it just plays chapter 17 twice. I've submitted a support ticket, but you should probably skip it until it's fixed.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-10-2019

Ongoing war

The second book of the siege of Terra was better than the last in my opinion. Action with no flashbacks to possibly confuse readers, I thoroughly enjoyed the interactions of Horus and his brothers as well as the POV of primarchs, space marines, normal humans, etc. Once I heard Angron talking, I was reminded of the Decepticons and I couldn't un-hear it. It brought a touch of humor to his parts which were macabre (understandable because you know...Angron.) I'd recommend this book for sure.

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  • LegitMelonhead
  • 22-02-2020

Why three stories?

Not sure why BL is trying to turn every novel into the last 15 minutes of Phantom Menace with 3+ stories going and none of them done well, but it's a trend and it's time to stop. There are interesting parts, but besides the Primarchs no one gets developed properly. It's not that they're not distinct or they're not developed enough, it's just that every scene is separated with the next scene from a different story and it's almost entirely unnecessary to do it. Just present a book with three shorter stories. If the timelines need to coincide, use a chronological landmark.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-12-2019

Typical Black Library

You’d never know that space marines were superhuman amazing warriors with how badly written they are. Black library writers need some understanding of war, small unit tactics and both armed and unarmed combat before they try and write about it

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  • Matthew D.
  • 19-10-2019

awesomesauce

chapter 16 is repeated in 17? dunno what's up with that. FREAKEN AMAZING BOOK 2 IN THE SOLAR WAR!!

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  • Shaun Paul
  • 07-11-2020

Quite Good

There are certainly parts that could have been left out, but none the less it was a good time.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-10-2020

Excellent telling of the foundational WH40k battle

I have found the desperate attempts of Warhammer40k to increase it's bottom line by shoehorning women into men's role very off-putting since it always seems to me that there is nothing feminine about the characters and I find it hard to envision women fighting the battlefield in any useful or realistic way. But this story was different. This was an excellent AudioBook that I will listen to multiple times I am sure. Games Workshop should take a lesson from Guy Haley. Yes female characters should be included but not in a way that immediately makes you think that whatever she is doing would be better done by a man. The "Guant's Ghosts" novels are particularly good at this. Overall an excellent novel.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 21-08-2020

Fantastic

Absolutely brilliant! I Loved every word. I would highly recommend this book to anyone. It's a must read.

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  • Alex
  • 18-10-2019

Great second chapter to the siege!

For people who thought Solar war didn't have enough bolter porn action have no worries here with Lost and the Damned, it goes through great lengths to give you a picture of just how monumental the scale of the fight is and at the same time it's still very clearly just the start with many characters and threads being left for the future books. I knocked off a star because fo some reason there's a technical glitch with chapter 17 being repeated and thus the book not being as long as my app says it is. Should probably get that looked at.

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  • Anthony Scott
  • 15-10-2019

Brilliant.

As ever J.Keeble delivers an amazing story with incredible talent. One issue, it misses chapter 16 and gives us 17 twice! WTH?

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  • Juraj M.
  • 25-10-2019

they stretched it again

i guess there will be a couple of more books till Sanquinius makes a dent in Horusis armor... a total skipp. You dont learn anything new and revealing. The most intrresting story is the one of Skraivok... its starting to turn into a disney star wars. i dont get how anyone can give it 5 stars.

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  • james johnson
  • 17-11-2019

Lost and the damned

Fantastic naration as usual from Keeble but what the help happened to chapter 16?we get 17 repeated twice!!!!stars dropped because Audible can't get their act together

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  • Alistair S.
  • 23-11-2020

Brilliant

Such a compelling story, well worth a read (listen). The voice acting is top notch. Overall brilliant! Looking forward to listening to the next book.

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  • Metacat
  • 17-11-2020

Superb story and narration

Guy Haley, you bow to no one. Jonathan Keeble needs no praise, in the world of Warhammer narration he is a synonym for job well done.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-11-2020

very good story nicely put and easy to understand

very easy to understand and follow and it was narrated well liik forward too the next one

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  • Anonymous User
  • 25-10-2020

loved it

fantastic author, fantastic voice actor. The HH is coming to a head and even though we know the end, new and innovative elements are being brought in. superb

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  • Mr. C. Skeggs (XBL: KEGG)
  • 05-08-2020

Second book in the Siege of Terra

Amazing. Excellent continuation from the first. Moving straight onto the third book now! I can genuinely recommend to any Sci-fi fan and it’s an absolute must for any Warhammer 40l enthusiast.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 31-07-2020

very good read

very nice, solid piece of warhammer literature. Jonathan Keeble is amazing! I strongly recommend this book.

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