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Ahriman: Unchanged

(Ahriman #3)

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The final installment in the Ahriman trilogy

It has taken many long years and countless sacrifices, but finally Ahriman, former Chief Librarian of the Thousand Sons, now exile and sorcerer, is ready to attempt the most audacious and daring feat of his long life. His quest for knowledge and power has all been for one purpose, and he would now see that purpose fulfilled. His
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Paperback, 416 pages
Published January 19th 2016 by Games Workshop (first published September 1st 2015)
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Tarl
Jun 19, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: warhammer-40k
Out of all of the books in this trilogy, this one was the least enjoyable for me.

French is a good writer, and overall he did a fantastic job on this series of books, and the third one fits really well with the other two. Each of the characters from earlier in the series play a part in this novel, bringing together a number of different threads in a truly Tzeenchian manner. There's a lot in this novel that 40k fans will enjoy, and I admit, I enjoyed them as well, which is why this novel still got
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Lohmatii
Nov 15, 2018 rated it liked it
У книги странная проблема: отсутствие интриги и переизбыток интриг одновременно.

С одной стороны, читать историю, как Ариман пытается откатить рубрику и упокоиться с миром - примерно ... ну не знаю, как про Колумба, ищущего Индию. найдет или нет?

С другой - три слоя СПГС. Книга переполнена героями, каждыф из которых имеет свои очень хитрые планы и очень глубокие мотивы. При этом герои довольно картонные. В итоге их перестаешь отличать одного от другого.

Возможно, автор хотел компенсировать отсутст
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Niccolò Ceresa
Jul 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: wh40k
A truly Tzeentchian ending for this trilogy, with some interesting plot twists.
Christian
May 30, 2018 rated it liked it
Betrayal comes to fruition. The Crimson King becomes more integrated and the Thousand Sons’ storyline as a fractured legion advances.
Chris Kenny
Apr 23, 2016 rated it really liked it
Overall, this marks a satisfying end to a gripping trilogy. If you're a fan of Ahriman, A Thousand Sons and Warhammer 40k in general, this trilogy needs to be read. There's lots of nice cameos in this final book, which I won't spoil, but needless to say when certain names and characters popped up, I had a big grin on my face. I certainly hope we'll get more Ahriman novels in the future, as he is a wonderfully complex character, who is actually very human at the core. It would be great to see Fre ...more
Michael Dodd
Nov 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The third and final novel in John French’s ambitious trilogy, Ahriman : Unchanged sees the Thousand Son sorcerer firmly back at the peak of his powers. Using knowledge gleaned from the Athenaeum (see Ahriman : Sorcerer) he prepares to enact a new Rubric, a grand undertaking that will correct the mistakes of his past. To do so he has to lead his forces back to Prospero and the scene of his legion’s darkest hour, and from there to face their father Magnus deep within the Eye of Terror. Standing in ...more
Efti
Jan 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
I'm not really fond of dream-like journeys of the mind, however I also have to admit that the tale of the Thousand Sons could not be told any other way. I also have to admit that I like how the Ahriman series connects 30K to 40K in a similar way to the Night Lords series.
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Mar 24, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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John French is a writer and freelance game designer from Nottingham, England. His novels include the Ahriman series from Black Library, and The Lord of Nightmares trilogy for Fantasy Flight. The rest of his work can be seen scattered through a number of other books, including the New York Times bestselling anthology Age of Darkness. When he is not thinking of ways that dark and corrupting beings c ...more

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Ahriman (1 - 10 of 12 books)
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  • Ahriman: The Dead Oracle
  • Hounds of Wrath
  • Ahriman: The First Prince
  • Ahriman: Gates of Ruin
  • Ahriman: Sorcerer
  • Ahriman: Hand of Dust
  • Ahriman: The Omnibus
  • Ahriman: Exodus