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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Gotrek & Felix: The First Omnibus by William King
They are going somewhere, they get attacked by different kinds of chaos followers, they defeat them and then they move on.
I only read the first book of the series, “Trollslayer” and liked it although Omnjbus didn’t want to. 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. Like all Slayers, Gotrek shaved his felic 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.
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. Thanquol first came to prominence when he took command of the armies of the Skaven Clan Skab after his predecessor, Warlord Vermak Skab perished in a ‘ tragic accident ‘ involving a loaded crossbow and an exploding donkey and used them for his own ends.
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.
Their first adventures include fighting viscous undead, mutant trolls, and sinister cultists and mutant beast men. Now, I am greatly looking forward to the Second Omnibus, and to the other books in the series.
As the decades pass, old acquaintances comment that Felix has not aged a day. It was the second Omnius novel I read and I was completely drawn into the story.
Gotrek and Felix: The First Omnibus
I did like the stories in this book and found them to be a quick and easy read. Review quote ‘A vicious sense of pacing and style, and they’re just plain felixx to read. Admittedly my favorite race in all of fantasy are the Dwarves, which is a bit odd considering they’re often represented as unchanging, staid and greedy.
The books do get better though, especially Deamonslayer had a very epic feel about it, so I still omnibks reading the omnibus if planning to read the whole series. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. I think Bill King’s “Slayer” series is a great epic. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The airship is described well and actually seems plausible. However, they encountered Kat again in Shamanslayer many years later, now a woman in her late twenties and a deadly warrior, driven to kill all beastmen to avenge the murder of her adopted family.
The skaven evil rat men were funny and I enjoyed them plotting against each other and always blaming each other or incompetent underlings for anything that goes wrong.
Looking for beautiful books? Expect Gotrek really hates elves and trees. This is my first aquaintance with warhammer FB series. His English language novel sales for Black Library total overcopies and his books have been translated into 9 languages.
Gotrek and Felix
Now to try and find them! I absolutely love Gotrek and he’s officially my favorite literary badass. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
But what will they find when, or if, they get there? Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The crucial difference is that he uses archetypes to highlight the differences and similarities between his two protagonists in particular.
Looking for beautiful books? King seems to understand that nature of the WH world, and Gotrek and Felix are products of that. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Felix, however, has long since come to adopt the opinion that “anything capable of killing the Slayer would finish me off shortly afterwards”.
I suffered through the whole thing before going back to the person who gave it to me and demanding an explanation to which I was told, “I never said it was good, I just said you should read it.
Aug 17, Fredrik Bergqvist rated it it was ok 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.
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 firts t hat go bump in the night.
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Although not highbrow in anyway the book was fun to read and a nice rendition of the Warhammer world. May 07, Redfox5 rated it it was ok Shelves: William King sets his story in a fantasy like world that one would ususally find in a princess book. January 6, — Shelved as: