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Blood Royal (Kal Jericho #1)

3.36  ·  Rating Details ·  36 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
In the far future towering hive of Necromunda talk and lives are both cheap. Rival factions vie for political control of the hive city's upper reaches whereas further down they just struggle to survive.. Kal Jerico has long forsaken his noble heritage so it is with a certain irony when his father tasks him with hunting down his renegade half-brother.
Mass Market Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 9th 2005 by Games Workshop
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Jun 19, 2009 nooker rated it really liked it
Before I get into it, because I'm going to nitpick, I did like this book. I've yet to read a Necromunda, or really any book in the 40k universe that I didn't come away with something that made me glad I read it.
Now this is a Kal Jerico book, so it is bounty hunting, only this time the client is his father, Lord Helmwar, planetary governor of Necromunda.
The target is Kal's insane, blood thirsty brother (it seems that there are about 200 offspring). Through the pursuit we get to see pretty much al
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Apr 12, 2014 Wilde Sky rated it liked it
A bounty hunter (in a future / mystical world) searches for a valuable object and fights a ‘vampire’ plus various other foes.

I found the setting / characters interesting but in some places slightly confusing.
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Feb 13, 2014 Beau Johnston rated it really liked it
I've always like Kal Jerico stories, because he is basically a swashbuckling version of Blackadder (from series 3), complete with repugnant but loyal sidekick, Scabs (Baldrick).

Unfortunately, when I read the stories, I hear the characters talking with those particular voices.
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Feb 27, 2012 Craig Andrews added it
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A fun little book set in the ‘grim future’.
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