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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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I’m only reading this book because it was given to me. Maybe he is just dim? We learn so much about our mysterious and gloriously bad-ass characters, but still left with a lust for more.

Their character, physical and moral state are always the same. 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. In the stories in the first rirst contained within this omnibus, Gotrek and Felix encounter cultists, wolf-riding goblins, a ruined dwarven stronghold, a mutant-creating sorceror, and gltrek, among other things. So, I’ve read through the first story. This Omnibus chronicles the adventures of a pair of warriors as they battle their way through the Warhammer Universe. Even if you know nothing about the Warhammer World, I think King paints a great picture of it for you, and you tend to learn as you go along, sometimes with the characters themselves.

The Human poet and the suicidal Dwarf The international RPG xnd of Warhammer comes to life with two of the most lovable and unique felic characters: The first part is a series of short stories that I find really builds up the characters and lets us get to know them. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Expect Gotrek really hates elves and trees. While I liked Skavenslayer, I didn’t enjoy it as much as Trollslayer.

Gotrek is a mighty-thewed Dwarvish o Good bloody fun.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Dec 31, Dan Schwent rated it really liked it Shelves: But I don’t think it’s my first encounter with the Warhammer universe, I’m pretty sure my dad used to have it on the PS1. He was the epitome of a skaven over lord, and made Skavenslayer a genuine treat to read. The big Warhammer logo on the front was off putting, so much so that I almost put the book back down.

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A major theme in the novels is the tension within Felix between his desire to settle down in peace and comfort, away from the danger of being Gotrek’s companion, and his longing to escape the banalities of civilized Imperial society for a life of omnigus and adventure, and it is this conflict that shaped much of his relationship with Gotrek and his family. 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.

And who is this William King person anyway? Although not highbrow in anyway the book was fun to read and a nice rendition of the Warhammer world. What follows is a string of adventures that read like episodes in a TV series a very violent TV series as Gotrek and Felix vanquish each opponent, the next one just gets bigger and badder.

See this thread for more information. In addition to the deadly duo, this omnibus features an aand of other heroes and villains. Every time they encounter one another, Thanquol’s self-proclaimed ingenious schemes are either confounded as Thanquol paranoidly believes by the incompetence of fekix lackeys or utterly destroyed by Gotrek and Fisrt or both ; as a result, Thanquol has lost much power and prestige in the Skaven Under-Empire.

Its set in the Empire of the Warhammer fantasy universe and concerns the travels of The titular characters – Gotrek – a dwarven Slayer – who is seeking a glorious Much better written than it appears from a first look. As the decades pass, old acquaintances comment that Felix has not aged a day. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

King seems to understand that nature of the WH world, and Gotrek and Felix are products of that. I would like to know what happens next but I wasn’t so into the story that I would seek the next book out but if I happened to come across it, I would read it.

While they lack the philosophical introspection, and moral lessons of the Mathias Thulmann series for very personal reasons, my favorite BL seriesthe Gotrek and Felix series makes up for it with a joyous, omnbus for adventure and a love of the Old World that seeps through the pages. Ulrika Magdova is a vampireformerly a Kislevite noblewoman and Felix’s former love interest.


Best villain, who I am sensing is going to be a regular, goes to Grey Seer Thanquol.

I’d recommend this book to pulp fantasy fans, as well as fans of David Gemmell. Get to Know Us. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Grey Seer Thanquol is one of the most recurrent enemies of Gotrek and Felix, a rarity in that he has encountered the pair more than once and lived to tell the tale. I highly recommend this book to fantasy and action book lovers. Girst other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Gotrek Gurnisson and Felix Jaeger are two unlikely heroes of the Warhammer world.

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Firstly, it is better to show the reader something, rather than tell them. He was the epitome of a skaven over lord, a To be short: Felix is a fencer and a scholar who accompanies Gotrek and wants to write an epic saga of his death. As you may have guessed, this book is loaded with cover to cover action. For background, most people are familar with the tendency of fantasy Dwarves for speaking something resembling a Scots-Irish brogue.

There was a laughable but memorable part where the author simply described what was suppose to be a climactic scene almost along the line of “He killed the creature. It is only by the third book, Daemonslayer, that Mr King has managed to pull together something resembling a plot, and even that seems to end abruptly with a number of story threads abandoned without resolution.

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The Second Omnibus Warhammer Paperback. A kind, gentle man he acts like Gotrek’s conscious and gently fiirst him in the right path. Showing of 45 reviews. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The crucial difference is that he uses archetypes to highlight the differences and similarities between his two protagonists in particular. I couldn’t put the book down.