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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The Last Chancers

Restore Leader rated it it was amazing Sep 28, Get Known if you don’t have an account. Please wait for me to send you an invoice before fhancers to prevent chancets confusion over postage costs. Unhinged by their many near-death experiences, almost all of them would re-lapse into lives of criminal behaviour, and Schaeffer would be there to reabsorb them into the regiment, this time permanently. The Inquisition needed to clean up a big mess they made in a highly populated Imperial city.

This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. Please note the delivery estimate is greater than 6 business days. This set contains Colonel Schaeffer’s Last Chancers. If Hero is slain he doe not die, but through force of will stays alive and lashes out at the enemy. Open Preview See a Problem? While I have marked the omnibus as ‘read’, it is simply because I have no intention of picking it up again.

The final ending was a bit dissatisfying and I would like to see a continuation of the series, perhaps with a different main protagonist.

13th Penal Legion – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

Also Ox must assault the enemy chanceers they are within his assault range. The last chancers can either be used as a veteran squad of a suicide force, when being used as a suicide force follow these rules: One of the most notorious of such members was Lieutenant Kagewho survived his first mission, got reabsorbed into the 13 th Penal Legion after “losing it” and killing three senior officers, and laat succeeded in surviving a second campaign before heroically sacrificing chancres to allow a third one to succeed.


I’m not a spammer. Kage is good at what he does killing so he’s allowed to live to be used as a tool and no other reason. Every one is hand—picked by Colonel Schaeffer himself and each has some outstanding skill or natural lat that sets them apart from their comrades. Learn more – opens in new window or tab. Skip to main content. I am a big fan of War Hammer 40K novels, unfortunately most of them invariably focus on the life and times of the Space Marines.

Last Chancers by Gav Thorpe

Evan rated it really liked it Nov 14, Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Another thing that sets the “Last Chancers” and other, similar apart from their common Penal Legion counterparts is the special training regimen they are put through to fulfil their clandestine missions.

I’m having trouble giving a star rating because the values I’d give the individual works in chancegs omnibus are so wildly different from each chnacers. Lots of action, lots of twists, though there is a bit of lacking of actual character growth till book three, though if you read these you’ll see how this makes sense. Each Chancer has personal equipment in addition to their starting equipment.

I returned the book to the library without bothering the second couple novels contained therein. The narrative ends abruptly, when Kage sacrifices himself on their last mission. Please enter a valid ZIP Code.

If the ,ast is rendered unviable due to the actions of the Last Chancers allies, i. Add to watch list. He will ignore all further damage and can fight, move and assault as normal. Kage was a marine, untell a blackout sends him to the last cahncers.

If he assaults an enemy unit on the turn he appears treat his initiative as 6 in the following combat. Visit eBay’s page on international trade. All are given one ‘last chance’ at redemption by fighting in the worst combat zones possible. All I can say is, “meh. I think that Gav Thorpe did a great job of going grim dark with the setting of Warhammer 40, Refresh and try again. Any questions please feel free to ask. Bryan Fisher rated it it was amazing Jan 12, When used in this manner the Last Chancers form a unit and they count as squad members.


As long as Schaeffer is still alive the Last Chancers are Fearless. The Last Chancers are kept in a constant state of battle-readiness, being sent from war zone to war zone across the Galaxy to protect the Imperium and earn their redemption.

A monument made of hundreds of knives to the “Heartrippers” still stands in the Hervaran ash wastes south of Cobhan. While most of those inducted into the 13th Penal Legion are done so at the deliberate behest of Colonel Schaeffera small minority are random transfers.

The Last Chancers can chnacers used in this manner for any imperial army in which they count as an troop selection. When firing upon a squad he may assign the wound to whichever model he desires. Decent writing, but nothing to make it unique, sadly.

As penance, the squad was sent across the ashwastes of Hervara to assassinate a Severan Dominate Ducal Legate — a suicide mission. Set of kast day? Prior to becoming engaged in combat during the war, the Legion is known to have consisted of 4, troops.

Return to Book Page. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Last Chancers 3 books. For some reason I am hooked on Warhammer 40K stories, and this collection is not bad for the writing and the story line.