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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There are four omnibus collections, so I have a huge adventure with Gotrek and Felix ahead of me, and many more short stories and novels without William King after that – plus, any other Warhammer fantasy recommended to me.
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Felix, of course, only has to survive to tell the tale. May 20, Christian rated it it was amazing.
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I haven’t figured out how to get back at him yet, but it is coming. Games Workshop; Omnibus edition August 8, Language: Its a hard balance to mix these things, equal parts taking it seriously and being self aware enough to know when to let it get goofy.
She was daughter to Ivan Straghov, March Warden of the Border, which was the first defense against the forces of the Ruinous Powers descending from the Chaos Wastes in the north.
Gotrek & Felix: The First Omnibus by William King
Firstly, it is better to show the reader something, rather than tell them. Great vlaue and a guilty pleasure. The short stories that appeared afterwards were good, not as fantastic as the main books, but they had their share of good times. 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. Trollslayer a bunch of loosely connected short stories Skavenslayer a novella dealing with Skaven attacking a city Daemonslayer a full length novel The story follows two characters, a Dwarf and a human as they travel the Warhammer world in search of adventure fifst in the Dwarf’s case, impending doom.
We also get to see the Skaven’s side of things, it’s amazing they are as organized as they are, as none of them have any loyalty to each other. From the very first short-story this book had anc hooked and didn’t let me go until the very end of the book.
There is no lull in the story, even though there isn’t constant action there is a lot of action though. An awesome book, perfect for introducing people to the grim fantasy of Warhammer. Showing of 45 reviews. Gotrek the dwarf trollslayer and his companion Felix are Black Library’s most popular fantasy duo. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.
Probably one for hard-core Warhammer fans only. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. A major theme in the novels is the tension within Felix between his desire to settle down in peace and firwt, away from the danger of being Gotrek’s companion, and his longing to escape the banalities of civilized Imperial society for a life of heroism and adventure, and it is this conflict that shaped much of his relationship with Gotrek and his family.
They find that the Dwarves have been building an airship to take them over the Chaos Wastes very bad to find a lost Dwarf city.
Oct 24, Jonas rated it it was ok. Bill currently lives in Prague. Upon completing the First Omnibus, I will say that I liked it a lot. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this ojnibus. I’d recommend this novel for anyone who enjoys fantasy, particularly of the darker variety. Author is surely talented and has a good style. Ulrika also now has her own book series which seem to chronicle her adventures between her last appearance in Vampireslayer and return in Manslayer – “Ulrika the Vampire” series, beginning with Bloodborn and continuing with Bloodforged omnius Bloodsworn.
The characters are interesting, funny, entertaining, and you find yourself cheering for them. Its set in the Tje 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.
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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.
The Rise of Nagash Warhammer Chronicles. The Second Omnibus Warhammer Paperback. He is also far stronger than hotrek average dwarf and is able to perceive secret passageways in seemingly impenetrable tunnel walls. This book is special because it’s the first one I’ve managed to read outside in the garden.
I am not going to give away any of the stories but even mashing the first three books together, there was a consistent flow, the action never slowed, things flowed. 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 firstt sewers.
Views Read Edit View history. The first omnibus was my first introduction to the tales of the Slayer and his human chronicler.
Together, they face increasingly crazy monsters and win thanks to Gotrek’s ax and total disregard for life.