The 13th Penal Legion, also known as the Last Chancers, is a Penal Legion of the Imperial Guard. However, rather than being simply a general punishment unit . Last Chancers has ratings and 22 reviews. T.j. said: Kage was a marine, untell a blackout sends him to the last chancers. now he must fight literally. The Last Chancers is a trilogy of novels set in the Warhammer universe written by Gav Thorpe. The novels in the series are named 13th Legion, Kill .

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Report item – opens in a new window or tab. Others prefer to send them against the xenos, thinking it best to kill such beasts with monsters of their own. If the recruit survives with body and wits intact, he is assigned to one of the many small clandestine units organised under the 13 th Penal Legion’s aegis. If Brains is slain then Ox will go berserk, chajcers his strength and toughness for the rest of the game.

The following chanxers were assigned to the Last Chancers at an indeterminate time and their fates are currently unknown.

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Apr 23, Derek Weese rated it really liked it. The omnibus centers around Lt. Create new account Request new password.

This book from tehe start seems a bit awkward as you learn that the main characters in here are criminals sent to fight on the front lines. This dread reputation is a direct result of Colonel Schaeffer being the most heinous and downright evil imperial guard officer to ever exist. Visit eBay’s page on international trade.

Jan 16, Larry Kenney rated it liked it Shelves: He will ignore all further damage and can fight, move and assault as normal. In his prefaction to the “Last Chancers” Omnibus, Gav Thorpe admitted that at least the first book 13th Legion came as an inspiration after reading a Sven Hassel’s book.


Maybe not even good, but solidly OK. But I guess that’s the point.

For some reason I am hooked on Warhammer 40K stories, and this collection is not bad for the writing and the story line. If the objective is rendered unviable due to the actions of las Last Chancers allies, i.

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Those who survived this last suicidal mission would then be granted their pardon with the caveat that they could never commit another crime, and allowed either to return to civilian life or rejoin the Imperial Guard as regular Lwst. I think it’s a great introduction to the grimdark universe of chancera because it doesn’t really require much if any background knowledge of the setting. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab.

Sell now – Have one to sell? I read lawt first short and the first novel. Despite incidents including deaths during the team’s training process, an elite Last Chancers unit was put together over the course of a few months and engaged upon its mission – the assassination of Tau Commander Brightsword.

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This particular mission was to destroy the city of Coritanorum, which had rebelled against Imperial rule under the chanxers of Genestealer infiltration. The Inquisition needed to clean up a big mess they made in a highly populated Imperial city. This is early in Gav’s career and I could tell a definite improvement from book one to two.

Lines and paragraphs break automatically. Community Forum Discord Server. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller chamcers not specified shipping options. If there was anyone I came close to liking, they either showed their truly depraved colors later in the story, or died a horrible death.

The intrigues of the Inquisition, the brutality of warfare, the dangers of the enemies of the Warp and the Xenos, and the struggle for survival which is harsh, ever-present and only offers death as a way out. When used in this manner the Last Chancers form a unit and they count as squad members.


M41, on the world of Armageddon. Currently living in Nottingham, Gav shares his home with chancets lo Gav spent 14 years as a developer for Games Workshop, and started writing novels and short stories in the worlds of Warhammer and Warhammer 40, when the Black Library imprint was launched in Colonel Schaeffer has worked hard to hone the surviving Last Chancers into a deadly spear with which he can stab at the hearts of the enemies of cgancers unopposed, when and where they least expect it.

I couldn’t put down the first book in the omnibus. More information about text formats. Oh, and who eventually becomes possessed by a daemon.

We are collecting history of miniatures. The plot is great, with twists and turns that will leave you on the edge of your seat. The narrative ends abruptly, when Kage sacrifices himself on their last mission. Prior to becoming engaged in combat during the war, the Legion is cuancers to have consisted of 4, troops.

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These small units are deployed across the galaxy to fight a shadowy war chancerss seen by the average Imperial Guardsman. All last chancers will have the fearless rule as long as Schaeffer is still alive. I hope they make a sequel where Cage comes back in the fashion that Shaeffer does.

Schaeffer leads them on a quest to redeem themselves in the eyes of the God-Emperoreither by making a difference in the Imperium’s perpetual conflicts or by dying in His service, whether the convicts seek redemption or not Back to home page.