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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As the decades pass, old acquaintances comment that Felix has not aged a day. However, Max’s knowledge proves invaluable as the group find themselves in battle with the forces of Chaos. I mean, kmnibus based on a role playing game? The stories in this one, however, are much more closely tied together.
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Honestly, I’d say his writing is as good as David Gemmell’s. The stories are well done, although there are some fantasy cliches present.
Dwarf trollslayer Gotrek Gurnisson has sworn to seek an honorable death in combat to atone for an unspoken personal disgrace. I love Gotrek, he completely hooked me into dwarves. Felix Jaeger is one of the gohrek main characters, of the two, the story tends to focus more on him.
The Warhammer Fantasy universe is exactly what it sounds like. Ulrika Magdova is a vampireformerly a Kislevite noblewoman and Felix’s former love interest. On to the third book! Felix and Gotrek join a Dwarven expedition into the Chaos Yotrek aboard an airship, searching for the lost Dwarven citadel of Karag Dum. Dan Schwent ‘s review Dec 31, The story takes place in a world not unlike middle earth from Lord of the Rings, the Empire of Man reigns all powerful, while the dwarfs, while lacking in numbers, still hold some of their former glory.
We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards. Many of his diaries omnibud his and Gotrek’s adventures have been published by his brother, Otto.
Gotrek is also a very fifst and moody figure, even by Dwarven standards, and possesses the same stubborn character, obsession with honour, oaths and grudges, unerring sense of direction, prodigious love of ale and general distrust of non-dwarves that is typical of his people’s culture.
The stories are engrossing and at times humerous and moving, making it a great blend of serious fantasy and laugh-out-loud wit.
Colourful and a little crude The first omnibus was my first introduction to the tales of the Slayer and his human chronicler.
Gotrek and Felix
Thanquol and boneripper are almost more popular then gortek and felix as one of the evilest skaven around, he also is one of the infamous examples of CBD Chornic backstabbing disorder. He constantly reevaluates himself in light of the world around him, even thinking to break his word when his own death seems imminent.
Those books are felx to read, each of them entertains you nicely.
I was given this book as a gift and I feel I got gotrel short end of the stick. But what will they find when, or if, they get there? Learn how and when to remove these template messages. There’s no real underlying plot other than Gotrek is trying to die a glorious death in battle and it’s Felix’s job to write of it. Now, I am greatly looking forward to the Second Omnibus, and to the other books in the series. I mean, fiction based on a role playing game?
Felix, on the other oknibus, is a well developed character that continually examines his place in the world.
Gotrek & Felix: The First Omnibus by William King
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. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 48mm Oct 05, Andy rated it it was amazing Shelves: The airship is described well and actually seems plausible.
After the battle, Kat begged Gotrek and Felix to let her go with them, but the pair refused, knowing a child wouldn’t be safe travelling with them, and left her in the care of a woodsman and his family. The journey to Karag Dum doesn’t drag, as many epic journeys do, and the final battle is probably in my top ten fantasy final battles of all time. I personally liked the change, however I did miss the little comments on Felix’s part, going over what happened in between. Hordes of undead are leaving their tomes to kill the living and rat-like men fester in their underground cities.
Most people reading fiction of any kind know the tropes and the old familiar cliches, but at least King tries to use the best parts of them and does not insult the reader by pretending he is doing anything more than telling an entertaining yarn. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Felix made a drunken oath to Gotrek after he saved his life, to follow him on his journey for a glorious death and then write about it.
Felix, on the other hand, is a well developed character that continually examines his place in the world.