Double Eagle was written by Dan Abnett, and is a spin off from his popular Gaunts Ghosts series. It was first published as a hardback in , and released as a. Double Eagle Type Novel Series Gaunt’s Ghosts Author Dan Abnett Publisher The Black Library Binding Hardcover Released July Pages ISBN Double Eagle by Dan Abnett, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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I believe a couple others are but it’s been a while since I read it. I am glad he likes fantasy and science fiction Later, German forces targeted British cities day and night, just as Enothian cities were constantly assaulted.

The dozens of wars and Billions of lives spent so that the fights that doible Chapters of Space Marines are kept as few as possible, that is the sort of novel we often see from them.

The story is solid and doesn’t let you go.

Double Eagle

If you can’t get to the point in a few paragraphs, it might not be worth posting. Jan 16, Bob rated it liked it Shelves: It’s a great read, and Abnett avoids the clunkiness that sometimes comes when abntt try to add sci-fi details to dogfights or naval combat. As far as I can remember the only “Chaos” character is the fighter pilot ace who flies the white bat.

It was fast paced, violent and full of dogfights. A very “human” book for the WH40K universe.

Other books in the series. In fact, there are some references to the Ghosts storyline, but not so that the reader is left confused. Allied with the Imperial forces, the remnants of the Enothian air force don’t seem to be able to offer much.


Fantastic pulpy military sci-fi. Jan 09, Burt rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would enjoy more of the Phantine XX in stories, but Abnett is not afraid to kill off characters, and some ragle ones actually lived!

Double Eagle by Dan Abnett

Feb 27, Danilo Oberti rated it it was amazing. It really reminded me of Squadron by A. Yeah, you can find there a lot of references to the battle of England, but is that so bad? On dojble whole feeling non-warhammery vibe you are talking about i feel you are missing a few important important points about 40K when looking at it, the Imperium is vast and complex, not every regiment in the galaxy treats its men as disposable cannon fodder and there are plenty of reasonable leaders agnett there that see their troopers as actual men and not numbers.

Description When the elite fighter pilots of the Phantine XX arrive on the beleaguered world of Enothis, they know this is a desperate hour. The Chaos troops not having overt signs of mutation and Chaotic impressions is principally twofold, first is that Double Eagle takes place in the Sabbat worlds crusade, which for the most part was about the Guard vs Renegades, most of whom were fanatical zealot cultists and being mere humans almost never attract attention from the Chaos gods.

This is really my favorite part of the book. Chaos forces harry the defenders on land and in the skies. And so it falls to the brave men and women of the Phantine fighter corps.

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One of my favorite books in this universe. Oct 31, Profundus Librum rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about Double Eagleplease sign up. It was alright but I definitely missed the lovecraftian elements of 40k that Abnett had worked into some of his other stories.


It doesn’t even seem like its sci-fi. He makes several appearances, always defeating those he faces, or driving them to extreme measures to flee. Double Dsn By Dan Abnett.

Oct 19, Matthew Tse rated it really liked it. On Enothis, the enemy are threatening to halt the Imperial advance. Abnett puts you in the briefing room and cockpit of Imperium forces fighters against the Archenemy over the skies of Enothis.

In every story by him you see it all The war between the Imperium and Chaos forces on the world of Enothis is going badly for the Imperials. This subreddit is for discussion of 40k lore only.

Double Eagle (Novel) – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

His work for the black Library includes the popular strips Lone Wolves, titan and Darkblade, the best-selling Gaunt’s Ghosts novels, the acclaimed Inquisitor Eisenhorn trilogy and the Ravenor novels.

Some of the scenery is breathtaking and the despite the imminent war coming to this world you will find yourself wanting to have a cup of your favourite beverage in the wind and sea swept cafe on the bombed out pier that some of the story focuses on. Must redeem within 90 days. Life the Imperium and the Imperial Guard is varied – it’s just there are extremes, and people tend to make the mistake of thinking the meat grinder Grimdark extreme is representative of the entire universe.