Gary is a small town Irishman with a love for all things historical and fantastical. He works as an English and History teacher at post-primary where he endeavours to instil and nurture a love for reading and writing in students. Tea is his weakness. Reading is his passion. His one goal in life is to buy a castle when he retires.
The First Wall by Gav Thorpe is the third installment in the Siege of Terra, the final arc of the momumental Horus Heresy. Here are my thoughts. Minor spoilers ahead.
'...there are moments when things can change, when the forces balance and it's possible for people - individual people - to make a big difference. To reallign things. Remake the world.' For me, Gareth Hanrahan's The Gutter Prayer could possibly reshape the fantasy ficition genre.