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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Oct 29, Mphecker rated it it was ok. Your ad here, right now: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The fate of the other Last Chancers after this event is unknown. An oddity among the numerous Penal Legions serving the Imperial Guard, the 13 th Penal Legion, under the command of the iconoclastic Colonel Schaeffer, is as much an experiment chqncers military science as it is a military regiment.

No additional import charges at delivery! There are 4 items available. Mar 04, Cocolito rated it really liked it. Assassinations, mass killings, gathering intelligence, infiltration of heavily guarded and fortified enemy facilities, and the sabotage, theft, and destruction of untold thrones worth of property and war materiel are all in a day’s work for the 13 th Penal Legion and other regiments of their uncouth ilk.

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In this incarnation the last chancers are using the confusion of a battle to achieve their objective, this goal is chancerd only to them. Jul 29, Chris rated it chancesr it. A trooper of the Imperial Guard ‘s 13 th Penal Legion. Each model is an independent character that cannot join a squad, but may group together as a unit. Members of the Last Chancers are all convicted criminals facing various punishments.

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See other items More The survivors were organised into one unit under the command of Lieutenant Kagethe most senior surviving officer. Each Chancer has personal equipment in addition to their starting equipment. It’s writing is really descriptive and gives you a vivid image of the carnage and settings.

May 26, Ted Henkle rated it liked it Shelves: Learn more – opens in new window or tab. Feb 04, Beau Johnston rated it really liked it Shelves: As a result I have not read the third book in the omnibus, the second ruined it for me.

Colonel Schaeffer’s Last Chancers tribute Colonel Lasf Last Chancers tribute video I purchased these figures a while ago and recently re-based them. Posing as diplomatic envoys, and later, mercenaries, the team was able to infiltrate Brightsword’s command compound and assassinate the alien. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Last Chancers (Novel Series) – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

The final ending was a bit dissatisfying and I would like to see a continuation of the series, perhaps with a different main protagonist. Nov lasg, Robert McCarroll rated it it was ok Shelves: Surprisingly, escape attempts are all but unheard of – mostly because Schaeffer is a firm believer in delivering the Emperor’s Redemption himself if necessary making him the regiment’s Commissar equivalent.

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Oh, and who eventually becomes possessed by a daemon. The 13 th Penal Legion of the Imperial Guardalso known as the “Last Chancers,” is a special regiment composed of Imperial criminals and convicts. The narrative ends abruptly, chancerrs Kage sacrifices himself on their last mission. Report item – opens in a new window or tab.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want chancrs read. The Last Chancers novels are fairly good. Ads by Project Wonderful! The Last Chancers series follows legionary Lieutenant Kage as he shoots, stabs, strangles and shouts his way through a brutal sentence serving under Colonel Schaeffer in the Last Chancers as he leads the thirteenth penal legion on suicidal missions across the galaxy.

None Royal Mail International Economy. Sep 16, David rated it it was amazing. I will admit that there lazt moments in the book where the wanton cgancers inflicted by the protagonist, Lieutenant Kage, on the Imperial forces seemed at times to be excessive and done only to show that he’s a bad dude who can take of business which I suspect was the author’s intention but I started thinking how lasf seem unfortunate and unfair that a criminal, homicidal maniac that is barely contained is allowed to live while those loyal to the Imperium are allowed to be killed by him.


This was a process that usually reduced the original numbers of the unit down to under a dozen convicts.

In Warhammer 40, humanity is expendable. It’s a story about the 13th Penal Las, or what’s left of the unit, told from Lieutenant Kage’s point of view.

Colonel Schaeffer also keeps a separate penal facility in an anonymous location to which he transfers convicted Imperial Guard troopers he has selected as potentially useful for future missions. Danny rated it it was amazing May 31, Also Ox must assault the enemy if they are within his assault range. Though they are often not liked lwst even respected by other regiments, these desperate fighters are known chancerrs their ability to get the job doneā€”and this includes “acquiring” the equipment they need.

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.

Evan rated it really liked it Nov 14, The Inquisition needed to clean up a big mess they made in a highly populated Imperial city.