Assassinorum (Black Library Advent Calendar 2019 #23)
A Warhammer 40,000 storyA Callidus Assassin's mission is imperilled when an agent of another temple interrupts her. Can she salvage victory, or will her task end in ignominious failure?READ IT BECAUSEEnjoy a fast-paced tale packed with mystery, drama and a host of twists and turns.THE STORYFor months, a lone Callidus Assassin has insinuated herself into a human society that is in danger of falling to the deviant philosophy of the T'au Empire. When her time to strike comes, she is beaten to her kill by a lone gunshot, made from a nigh-impossible distance and angle. A shot that could only be made by an Assassin of the Vindicare temple. With her mission in ruins, the Callidus tries to unravel the mystery and ensure that she can salvage victory from the brink of defeat.Written by Roberth Rath

Assassinorum (Black Library Advent Calendar 2019 #23) Details

TitleAssassinorum (Black Library Advent Calendar 2019 #23)
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ReleaseDec 23rd, 2019
PublisherBlack Library
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GenreShort Stories, Science Fiction, 40k

Assassinorum (Black Library Advent Calendar 2019 #23) Review

  • Michael Dodd
    January 1, 1970
    The city of Veridian is wracked by unrest as the sermons of Confessor Illsandor spread the insidious influence of the xenos T’au and set the city’s factions against each other. Sent to infiltrate the city and find a way to remove and impersonate the Confessor, the assassin Sycorax closes in on her target only to face a last-minute challenge that forces her to question her mission. The story starts off as Sycorax is almost ready to strike, introducing key characters before revealing the assassin The city of Veridian is wracked by unrest as the sermons of Confessor Illsandor spread the insidious influence of the xenos T’au and set the city’s factions against each other. Sent to infiltrate the city and find a way to remove and impersonate the Confessor, the assassin Sycorax closes in on her target only to face a last-minute challenge that forces her to question her mission. The story starts off as Sycorax is almost ready to strike, introducing key characters before revealing the assassin and ramping up the action. There’s a lot more to the story than just the fighting, and it definitely feels like an introduction to a wider story, but taken on its own it’s pacy, cleverly constructed and brilliantly entertaining.Read the full review at https://www.trackofwords.com/2019/12/...
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