The Spheres of Longing
The Spheres of Longing is a philosophical work by the noted Inquisitor Gideon Ravenor. Although Ravenor served the Inquisition for several centuries, tracking down all manner of xenos and daemonic threats, his greatest fame after his death resulted from his writings.
- "How may I ask the Emperor what he owes of me? When all I owe is to the Golden Throne and by duty I will repay." - Volume II
- "A Mind Without Purpose Will Walk In Dark Places."[Needs Citation]
- "Chaos claims the unwary or the incomplete. A true man may flinch away its embrace, if he is stalwart, and he girds his soul with the armour of contempt."
- 1: First and Only (Novel) - Gaunt's Ghosts: The Founding (Omnibus) by Dan Abnett, "A Memory: Ignatius Cardinal, Twenty-Nine Years Earlier", pgs. 88-89
- 2: Hereticus (Novel) by Dan Abnett, Epilogue
- 3: Helsreach (Novel) by Aaron Dembski-Bowden, Part Two, pg. 255
- 4: The Armour of Contempt (Novel) by Dan Abnett, [Needs Citation], pg. 3