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Publisher's Summary

A Space Marine Battles novel

Chaos is unleashed, and things look bleak for Pandorax - until salvation arrives in the form of the entire Dark Angels Chapter, led by Master Azrael and a host of heroes.

Listen to it because: as well as being one of the most brutal conflicts of the Warhammer 40,000 settings, Pandorax also features some of the 41st Millennium's most recognisable heroes and villains, such as Azrael of the Dark Angels, Grand Master Draigo of the Grey Knights, Colonel Iron Hand Straken of Catachans and even Warmaster Abaddon of the Black Legion. Horus Heresy fans will also find links to the novel The Damnation of Pythos set a full 10,000 years earlier. Finally, there's a loveable Jokaero space-ape that drives a tank. That's got to be worth a listen?

The story: in the Pandorax System, on the death world of Pythos, an ancient secret that has laid buried for millennia. Ignorant of this terror, troopers of the Catachan 183rd, stranded on Pythos, find themselves under attack by the forces of Chaos. Daemons in their thousands flock the sky, and none other than Warmaster Abaddon leads the attack. With the Death Guard and Black Legion arrayed against them, the Catachans appear to be doomed, until salvation arrives in the form of the entire Dark Angels Chapter. But what is the so-called 'Damnation Cache'? What secrets does it harbour, and why has it also attracted the attention of the daemon-hunting Grey Knights?

Written by C Z Dunn. Narrated by Gareth Armstrong. 

©2014 Games Workshop Limited (P)2013 Games Workshop Limited

What listeners say about Pandorax: Warhammer 40,000

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the only reason I give this book one star is that the audio is so low that its to the point of not worth listening to. If the audio ever gets an upgrade then I will properly rerate the book.

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this book needs to be longer

this is my seccond favorite warhammer 40k book character development was great story was not bland

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Dark Angels Lover

A very good WH40K book, it covers both the glorious Imperial Guard, and the Adeptus Astartes. For Dark Angels fans I can honestly say, that these will enjoy this book the most. Yet, I believe most 40K fans will like the story, and find the plot twists and cliffhanging Chapter endings to their liking :) The narrating is good, and it is easy to "hang on" as the story progresses. Overall I would say it is very Worth listening to!

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Very quiet

Narrator has great pacing and a lovely voice but the audio is very, very quiet.

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audio volume was poor

the sample was loud and clear, but when i downloaded the audio file. i had to have my mobile volume on max and that did little justice. the story was great, the voice actor superb, volume file....poor.

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Great story

this was an amazing book and a great read for any dark angels fan / grey knights fan

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audio to low.

Loved it wonderful story, and excellent narration, but volume was to low. Still recomend to anyone wanting a great book.

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great book, but volume needs to be boosted

performance and story were great, but had issues with extremely quiet volume during the book, had to crank the volume to hear

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Pandorax- an Imperial guard battles novel

Good story and fluff, but really all but one of the Space Marines are the weakest part of it. This book shines when it focuses on the Catachans and Inquisitorial agents, both in story/writing and voice acting.

The other problem is the audio is too low. Id have my volume to max and still couldn't hear parts in my jeep. You really need a quite car or to be in a quiet place to listen.

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Great ending

The book has its ups and downs. Overall though I enjoyed the twists throughout the book.

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  • Connor Whiteley
  • 05-28-20

Simply amazing

This is one of my warhammer audiobooks and I highly recommend this to any warhammer fan.

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  • Matthew King
  • 05-19-18

Everyone and his dog

I enjoyed this book. Non stop action but with good humour.

Whole chapter of dark angels with some well named characters.

Gareth Armstrong does a great job of narration. Good voices. Loved his Corpelax voice.

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  • Tim Sharrock
  • 02-16-22

absolutely sensational

From start this novel is a masterpiece loved every second narrating was superb characters were tremendous and the story was phenomenal if I could give it 10 stars I would

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  • klint Reeves
  • 11-28-21

the importance of this novel is mind blowing

This book has it all.It's just mind blowing and the end could be a game changer.

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  • thomas ross
  • 09-02-21

Great read

loved this from start to finish. Once the action kicks off, it's hard to take a break.

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  • Kelv1n
  • 07-25-21

great story, fantastic natation..

great book, but the last half gets a bit repetitive, my main complaint is the ending, it felt rushed, and let most of the mysteries unanswered.

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  • Liam Frith
  • 06-08-21

Great story.

Fantastic story, however the voice actor sometimes struggled to keep the characters accent's similar. I feel like this could have been a series of books as the length and characters comings and goings led to some confusion

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  • sir Laxy the bastard
  • 05-11-21

absolute belter from start to finish 👏

none stop action from start to finish .

lots of twists and turns including chapter rivalries

absolute shocker ending with plenty of brother brother bits 👏 👏 👏 👏

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-09-21

Terrible

I wouldn’t mind that the story isn’t true to the established lore of it was actually good. Don’t waste your time with this one, it’s definitely worth a miss.

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  • Steve Martin
  • 11-11-20

Decent action but a pretty confusing ending

Decent book with okay narration. Confusing ending especially if you're a dark angel fan. I loved the portrayal of Asmodai's voice, pity he only had one line or so.

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  • Duncan
  • 09-05-18

This one has it all!

This story has it all, epic battles, Imperial Guard, Dark Angels, Grey Knights and the taint of chaos. Well written and well read.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-05-19

War on a Huge Scale Told Well

It's a good 40k book, the story is pretty good but it's mainly bolter porn.

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  • HL
  • 05-12-22

Truly amazing

Easily one of the best 40k era books there is. Dark Angels, the Inquisition, Grey Knights, massed battles of IG and space marines. I wasn’t a big fan of Gareth Armstrong after listening to Devastation of Baal, I felt he didn’t bring enough emotion into the story, but this was definitely a solid listen. Would 100% recommend this if you were looking for something with an incredible story in the 40k era

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  • Peter
  • 09-17-21

Awesome

Action, from start too finish. Which Is what I like.
Fairly new too Warhammer second 40k audiobook.
But am far progressed in the Horus Heresy.

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  • AT CT
  • 08-15-19

Awesome book!

Awesome book well worth a listen.

Lots of the key Characters from Grey Knights and Dark Angels as well as other interesting characters on both sides (mainly Imperial).

Really enjoyed the plot

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-27-18

Is this what the fans want?

Main character is a female person of color and the book has lots of female representation. Not what I look for in my 40k books.

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