Sister Superior Augusta of the Order of the Bloody Rose has been called to a planet in the far reaches of the Imperium, a world where no Imperial foot has stepped in thousands of year, save a missionary sent to bring the Emperor's light to the natives. On the world is a cathedral, ancient and run down – but with an icon at its heart, a warrior-woman with a bloodied rose on...more
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Though it was nice to see them up close and center for once, that still does not make up for the uninspired, forgettable plot elements, even if thr prose itself was good.
Admittedly, I was hoping things would take a slightly more suspenseful turn so maybe I was a little disappointed in that regard.
Definitely recommend for a quick commute read though.
As depictions of the Adepta Sororitas go this is a strong one. It’s nice to see the Sisters cutting loose a bit, and while there’s not ...more
An excellent short story featuring Games Workshop’s Sisters of Battle. For once, the Sisters are portrayed as tough superlative warriors, rather than simply material for a desperate last stand (though the author does manipulate that trope brilliantly!)
Well worth a read.
Classic Black Library bolter porn. Ware’s “Bloodied Rose” and “Forsaken” are far superior stories than this one. Read if you’re a completionist and would enjoy a prologue to the prologue of “Bloodied Rose”.
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