Trollslayer: Introducing Gotrek Gurnisson, a dwarven Slayer sworn to die a heroic death and Felix Jaeger, the poet who’s sworn an oath to chronicle it. I. Gotrek and Felix: The First Omnibus (Warhammer: Gotrek and Felix) by William King – book cover, description, publication history. Gotrek and Felix are a pair of characters in the Warhammer Fantasy setting who appear in a . Gotrek and Felix first encountered her in Trollslayer when she was a little girl, the only .. (The first twelve books of the series, from Trollslayer to Zombieslayer, have been reprinted in four Gotrek and Felix Omnibus collections.) .
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I haven’t figured out how to get back at him yet, but it is coming. Those hard challenges, which each time can destroy the whole world, are nothing to heroes. The first twelve books of the series, from Trollslayer to Zombieslayer, have been reprinted in four Gotrek and Felix Omnibus collections.
Still set up as a series of individual stories each of which they foild a successive Skaven scheme to take over the city. Oct 24, Jonas rated it it was ok. We don’t see too many non-Slayers in King’s work, but the ones we do get a glimpse of are fascinating creatures, running the gamut from the wise and lore-seeking scholarly type to the greedy and cowardly who still prove they are Dwarves at the end gohrek it all feliz make up for their lost honor.
Daemonslayer is the first fully formed story, and where William King really seems to let loose. This book is basically short stories of that journey, it’s very formulaic. Oft-times they succeed admirably, and perhaps some of the best examples are found in King’s protagonists. I constantly wanted to ombibus about it and was exited to bump into my dwarf obsessed friend.
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Gotrek and Felix: The First Omnibus (Warhammer : Gotrek and Felix) by William King
Gotrek Gurnisson is the greatest or worst, depending on the viewpoint Dwarven Slayer ever to have lived. If you can’t make it through ‘Trollslayer’ then don’t write this one off! In the stories in the first book contained within this omnibus, Gotrek and Felix encounter cultists, wolf-riding goblins, a ruined dwarven stronghold, a mutant-creating sorceror, and werewolves, among other things.
He came close to his goal in the novel Skavenslayernearly conquering the city of Nuln, but the constant intervention of Gotrek and Felix thwarted his plans, forcing him to flee. The adventures of Gotrek Gurnisson, Dwarf Slayer seeking an epic doom to atone for his past sins, The old line of Warhammer Fantasy novels had many notable entries that were among the best in the entire fantasy genre.
The world is haunted by the daemonic powers of chaos, always on the edge of their worlds, ready to strike when the time is right. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Even if you have never read a Warhammer book and never plan to again, check these out. Oct 22, Nonethousand Oberrhein rated it liked it Shelves: They are going somewhere, they get attacked by different kinds of chaos followers, they defeat them and then they move on. Retrieved from ” https: The Human poet and the suicidal Dwarf The international RPG world of Warhammer comes to life with two of the most lovable and unique fantasy characters: Feix was also interesting and we really get to see him grow as the book progesses.
Felix, however, has long since come to adopt the opinion that “anything capable of killing the Slayer would finish me off shortly afterwards”. But they are a rip-roaring good time. However, he twists that world completley into something utterly new. Lots of monsters, lots of fighting, lots of charac I loved this book.
While this did take a tole on the character development, the action and adventure were front and center. Little does he realize how hard it is for Gotrek to die and the fearful events he will lead him through endangering not only Gotrek’s life but his as well.
Jul 22, Jason rated it it was amazing. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. Gotrek has been given a message to meet at the Blind Pig, where he finds he and some fellow slayers have been called to a mission.
Honestly, I’d say his writing is as good as David Gemmell’s. Bill currently lives in Prague. Articles that need to differentiate between fact and fiction from October All articles that need to differentiate between fact and fiction Warhammer 40, articles that need to differentiate between fact and fiction Articles needing additional references from September All articles needing additional references Articles with multiple maintenance issues.
So, I’ve read through the first story. Want to Read saving…. They are the same du This is my first aquaintance with warhammer FB series. The second book in this omnibus is a collection of short stories, much like the first.
This book is special because it’s the first one I’ve managed to read outside in the garden. While still human, she was a notable swordswoman and beauty, attracting the attentions of both Felix Jaeger and Max Schreiber during the expedition to Karag Dum. Very fascinating and atmospheric, especially when you know background and the real history late middle-ages of the real Earth, because Warhammer FB is fully based on it. Sep 12, Lots of action and humor as well.
Upon self-inspection, Felix also discovers that many of his old scars and wounds have vanished from his body. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jun 20, Ed C rated it it was gotreek Shelves: Trollslayer, Skavenslayer, and Daemonslayer.
Felix and Gotrek settle in Nuln for a time and find work first as sewerjacks and then as bouncers, all the while encountering the machinations of the skaven in the city’s sewers.
Gotrek and Felix: The First Omnibus
While the universe stays full of blood and grit, both characters constantly make me chuckle. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 62mm It is never explicitly stated what Gotrek is atoning for, but the dour and determined killer never shirks from seeking a mighty doom.
However, due to differences in background, they began to split after the Battle of Praag, and their division compounded when Ulrika was turned into one of the bloodsucking undead by Adolphus Krieger in Sylvania. Felx 15, Viel Nast rated it really liked it Shelves: I love Gotrek, he completely hooked me into dwarves.