Gotrek the dwarf trollslayer and his companion Felix are Black Library’s most popular fantasy duo. This omnibus edition gives readers a unique opportunity to . 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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Despite the fact that Gotrek has committed a serious crime, he is noble and lusts for the battle that will give him a glorious death. Refresh and try again.
However, he twists that world completley into something utterly new.
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Overall a great omnibus and a must read for anyone looking for a fun, action packed, violent fantasy book with great characters and wonderful characterizations. Well written and funny. If you can’t make it through ‘Trollslayer’ then don’t write this one off! Like all Slayers, Gotrek shaved his crimson hair into what usually is a crescent shaped Mohawk and is described as broader than he is tall, heavily muscled, and wears a patch to cover an eye which he lost in battle with Orcs and Goblins.
The big Warhammer logo on the front was off putting, so much so that I almost put the book back down. Daemonslayer does a fantastic job at describing the horrors of war.
Very good read,builds up the relationship firs Gotrek and Felix right from the begining. The two main characters work excellently together, and across the series Felix the young idealist ages and hardens to the world as he is dragged along behind Gotrek the dour dwarven warrior who remains as craggy and hardened as he was on the first page, in inc I think Bill King’s “Slayer” series is a great epic.
Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. This collection of the first three books in the series of Gotrek and Felix covers Trollslayer, Skavenslayer and Daemonslayer. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
Firstly, it is better to show the reader something, rather than tell them.
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Feix was also interesting and we really get to see him grow as the book progesses. 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.
William King’s Gotrek and Felix is a fantasy tale that follows the poet Felix Jaeger and his experiences in following a dwarf slayer Gotrek Gurnisson. Look forward to reading the sequels. Against such forces, what possible threat can just two hard-bitten adventurers pose? The first two books are in a short story format which made me eager to read several in a single sitting.
The entire book is just the pair making their way through the land and having squirmishes with wild mutants, crazy sorcerers, and all kinds of things t hat go bump in the night.
The story is mostly told through the eyes of Felix, never Gotrek for the mind of a dwarf is a most alien thingand the enemies they face and allies they gain. While the universe stays full of andd and grit, both characters constantly make me chuckle. From epic battles within ancient dwarven cities to barren mountain passes, Gotrek and Felix never fail to disappoint with exciting action and tense plotlines.
I haven’t met any of those yet. The equivalent of an 80’s action movie; sometimes a little dumb omnibis fully capable of making your afternoon enjoyable.
Every time they encounter one another, Thanquol’s self-proclaimed ingenious schemes are either confounded as Thanquol paranoidly believes by the incompetence of his lackeys or utterly destroyed by Gotrek and Felix or both ; as a result, Thanquol has lost much power and prestige in the Skaven Under-Empire. I felt like taking out a pencil and editing every page of this book. Kat full name Katerina is omnibsu young woman who serves as Felix’s current love interest.
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Gotrek and Felix: The First Omnibus (Warhammer : Gotrek and Felix) by William King
As a Slayer, Gotrek seeks a glorious death in battle to atone for his unknown sins. So, I’ve read through the first story. An awesome book, perfect for introducing people to the grim fantasy of Warhammer. Many of his diaries concerning his and Gotrek’s adventures have been published by his brother, Otto. A Skaven Grey Seer of great power, Thanquol conspires to achieve a position on the Council of Thirteen and to bring about the day when the armies of the Skaven, led by him, will conquer the surface world in the name of the Great Horned Rat.
Masters of Stone and Steel Warhammer Chronicles. There is something to be said about expectations when going into books. However one aeries stood head and shoulders above even those superb titles and or series in terms of sheer factor of joy.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And who is this William King person anyway? But at the risk of ruining the plots I’ll say no more, trust me when I say you need these books! This page was last edited on 6 Novemberat I thought Gotrek and Felix would be nothing but a pulpy mess, but an easy read. After Gotrek saved Felix from being killed in the Window Tax Riots in AltdorfFelix, in a drunken stupor, swore a blood-oath to record Gotrek’s doom so that his honor could be maintained and to let him be remembered by the world.
Gotrek, the outcast dwarve with the magic axe, must seek a heroes doom by dying in battle against a superior opponent. Surely this must be some demon in the bottle scenario where the previous owners were forced to sell it off cheaper than what they had purchased it for and I, as the most unlucky of souls, ended up the final owner of this cursed monstrosity.
I think Bill King’s “Slayer” series is a great epic. Felix – An imperial scholar turned fugitive after a duel, sworn to accompany Gotrek and chronicle his deeds.