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The time has come for Leman Russ, primarch of the Space Wolves, to fulfil his vow and attempt to stop Warmaster Horus before he breaks through to the Segmentum Solar. 

In the face of opposition from three of his brother primarchs, Russ withdraws the Space Wolves legion from Terra and makes all haste for Horus’ position. Reports from Malcador the Sigillite’s agents suggest that Horus is utterly changed and infused with a diabolical power so great that no man can stand against him. A warrior of Fenris would never willingly abandon his oaths, but with Horus beyond the touch of mortal blades, the Lord of Winter and War may have doomed himself for the sake of honour....

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

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Amazing.

Definitely a must read for those who love the Vlka Fenryka. A tip would be to make sure you read the following first so you understand the full scope.

- Prospero Burns/ A Thousand Sons
- Ruinstorm
- Vengeful Spirit
- Wolf King (Novella)

These aren't "required reading" but it will help avoid spoilers.

Keeble is amazing as always, and deffinitely pulls you into the story.

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predictable but worth a listen

A good linear plot at a good pace with an epic battle at the end 👍

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A wolfing good time.

Really enjoyed this book, and im not usually a Space Wolf fan. Guy Haley did a really good job bringing them to life in a well considered and engaging way in this book.

I didnt particuarly rate his author work before this book, but ill keep an eye out from now on.

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Vlka fenryka like you've not seen them before

Outstanding story, this book adds a depth to the vlka fenryka unlike any prior stories about the legion. It's worth noting that there is a lot of assumed knowledge as this story is part of the larger Horus Heresy saga and is set in later stages of the holistic storyline.

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Revisionist history

Leman Russ's lack of remorse casts his character in an unsympathetic light. Interest story nonetheless.

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Terrific book, excellent reading

Any book from the black library is spectacular but Jonathan Keeble has a way of bringing the story to life with such passion. 10/10

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Wolfsbane audiobook is so immersive.

This book brought alive the vlka fenryka like i have never known before. Jonathan Keeble did such an amazing job he should be commended for his talent and skill.

Any fans of the space wolves MUST listen to this. It is too good to pass up.

The only thing that would have made it better would have been some of the background sound effects similar to the other warhammer 40k audio books.

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  • Jorrahn
  • 26-05-2018

Russ is a lovable idiot.

i liked it but the main flaw was that it sought to explain the rational of a stupid decision...

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  • Christian
  • 02-05-2021

fantastic, but maybe not worth the price

fantastic, but maybe not worth the price. Russ's voice was the best iteration of the character I've heard yet.

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  • Lyn C B.
  • 16-07-2018

WARHAMMER

Warhammer Demigids fight for the fate of the universe. Need I say more?! also this was almost an audio drama with the different voices and inflections. it was not a robot but a flesh and blood reader that seemed devoted to the characters as much as you or I.

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  • troyburns2
  • 07-06-2018

Fenris Hjolda!!!

The story is great. Russ is an amazing character and this book gives a deeper look into Russ, Horus and their relationship with the Emperor. I really enjoyed it and would suggest it for any Space Wolf fan.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 28-06-2021

great

what a great story, great auther and speeker. a a a a a w w w

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-06-2021

I like this. More!

Let’s get the obvious out of the way - Jonathan Keeble is a phenomenal narrator. He is the voice of the Heresy to me. He absolutely nails it here.

Now the less obvious, but still very obvious - Guy Haley does good work. This is a teaser of a novel that gives you a lot but leaves you wanting more details. Frankly I would have traded some of “Belisarius Cawl: The Early Years” for more Leeman Russ, but Cawls parts were pretty hilarious, despite feeling like Dark Imperium shoehorning. Looking back, I’m actually surprised by how little of the Route there is. There’s a lot of Mechanicum, tons of Russ, significant amounts of Bjorn, not so much the rest of the Route until we get to the climax. It’s not bad, I just wish there had been another hour or so of content to bring this one in line with the series average time-wise.

Highly recommend! Get ready to laugh and cry.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 29-05-2021

Required Reading

Haley kills it. Another Emmy for Keeble. This was not on my list. it should be on all HH 30k lists.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-05-2021

Silly narration

I wanted to like this audiobook. Love 40k and the wolves. But the narrator made them sound so foolish. Every character sounded the same. When he was narrating any of the wolves, It sounded like he was choking. Too bad. Just read it instead. Save your ears.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 28-04-2021

Space Wolves vs Horus

What a great story. So many cool things happening and added bonus of some key characters as well!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-03-2021

very good

Great story and a great performance. Very detailed with many great scenes and moments.

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  • Dan
  • 25-05-2018

Fantastic installment

Another excellent addition as the series heads towards the siege of Terra as always the narrator gives an extra edge to the story.

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  • Michael Embree
  • 11-01-2019

Brilliant

Great story and fantastically narrated. Would highly recommend to anyone who likes sci fi and the Horus Heresy in particular

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  • Olli
  • 20-06-2021

Really enjoyable

A nice iconic moment in the HH series. Not 100 percent up there to have to listen to but it's advised. Good voice acting in this one I think.

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  • c tucker
  • 14-06-2021

pretty good. especially towards the end.

most of the action comes from cawl and admech. the wolves don't really get going til the end.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-06-2021

amazing audiobook, voice acting is great.

Wolfsbane is my first of any black library novels, I have now purchased the first few books of the horus heresy. Thank you audible and black library. FOR RUSS

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  • Lee
  • 02-06-2021

Brilliant

One of the best Heresy novels so far. Kemble once again being the perfect narrator for warhammer. Highly recommended and gives a whole new perspective on both Russ and the Space Wolves.

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  • J. R. Cann
  • 11-05-2021

Brilliant from start to finish

Some of the Heresy novels can be a bit of a slog at times, others are good but have their low points where you put them down. Then some you can’t help but finish in a single day because they’re so great - this book is the latter.

Sheds do much light on Russ as a character and does an excellent job of depicting one of the greatest moments in the latter days of the war - Russ’ attempt to assassinate Horus.

The book manages to create a great amount of suspense and tension even though the outcome of this attempt is obvious from the start. You know it’s a good book when it makes you question something you know for certain.

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  • Ant
  • 15-08-2020

Not one to skip

There are some lame ducks and filler books in the heresy series here and there.
This isn’t one of them.!!!
A great job from the narrator too. Hence the 5 stars.
Not the best in the series but one of the better ones.

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  • JDS
  • 11-07-2020

The Wolf's Stand

A must listen to for any warhammer fans! Great narrating, engaging storyline, last part of the book is the most compelling and leaves you wanting more.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-06-2020

MALEFICARRRUUUUUMMMM

One of the strongest titles in the HH series, and a stellar performance by Keeble

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