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’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. May 23, Corey rated it did not like it. She returned in Manslayerseemingly wanting to patch things up with Felix, but once again their differences now predator and prey prevented a complete reconciliation and she abandoned Felix and Gotrek to fight fellow vampires, forced to abide her “mother’s” command to kill them.

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While Gotrek and Felix are on the side of Good in that eternal struggle part and parcel to Fantasy lit, they also often take the cirst into their own hands, and just as often as orcs, ratmen or the forces of Chaos their enemies are the mostly-human Empire they’re nominally a part of.

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The second book in this omnibus is a collection of short stories, much like the first. Gotrek Gurnisson and Felix Jaeger are two unlikely heroes of the Warhammer world.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Gotrek Gurnisson is the greatest or worst, depending on the viewpoint Dwarven Felkx ever to have lived. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I love Gotrek, he completely hooked me into dwarves.

A blood-oath was the gravest one a dwarf could make even for a society obsessed with the sanctity of oathsand so Felix was compelled to travel with Gotrek. It’s the complete package. She also appears in the short story The Funeral of Gotrek Gurnissonin which she temporarily joins forces with Felix to hunt down the villains whom he mistakenly believes have killed Gotrek.


The First Omnibus

Colourful and a little crude The first omnibus was my first introduction to the tales of the Slayer and his human chronicler. 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.

I noticed the style of the book changed when Daemonslayer came along. After half a decade of putting it off, I finally picked it up. Mar 06, Duncan rated it liked it Shelves: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. 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 short story composition is msotly discarded at this omnbus in favor of a single epic work.

Although William King might have invented the characters, he is a terrible writer, the characters are one dimensional and the descriptions bland. He came close to his goal in the novel Skavenslayernearly conquering the city of Nuln, but the constant intervention of Gotrek and Felix thwarted his plans, forcing him to flee.

I’m not really sure what else to say, I went through the first book and thought it was good, goteek from there they managed to get even more epic each time.

Loved all three books, and my love for the characters grew with each book. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. fflix

Gotrek and Felix – Wikipedia

October Learn how thw when to remove this template message. Kings plot twists are interesting and innovative, rarely is anything pulled out of nowhere and never is a climax unsatisfying, while most readers won’t relate with the stoic yet bloodthirstery and alien gortek He was intended that way as all elves and dwarves are in warhammer.

The Goyrek of Nagash Warhammer Chronicles. Aug 29, Skut L rated it it was amazing Shelves: These books are a great introduction to the black library and fantasy as a whole. This is unfortunate for his companion, who swore a drunken promise to follow the Slayer and write down his exploits in an epic saga until the Dwarf finally fell. Little does he realize how hard it is for Gotrek to die and the fearful events he will lead him through endangering not only Gotrek’s life but his as well.


As the story unfolded, it turned out Kat was the Chaos Champion’s daughter the woman having been raped in her youthwho sought to murder the child and become a Daemon Princebut the champion was killed by Kat, who stabbed her in the back with her own sword as the woman tried to kill Felix.

Led by Grey Seer Thanquol, the servants of the Horned Rat are determined to overthrow this bastion of humanity.

You will probably also felis the Drizzt books by R. This book is the collection of the first trilogy: That night, when both were extremely drunk Felix vowed to follow Gotrek and record his “death saga” The book Gotrek and Felix: Other books in the series.

The charcaters in this book are also solidly developed as well.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Return to Book Page. And he’s also a poet and it’s really hard to picture him at first as being poet like, due to the image on the front cover and that he seems pretty handy with a sword. The book Gotrek and Felix: His inability to find the heroic end he seeks begins to take its toll after a time, and by the events of OrcslayerGotrek is becoming worried that all that remains for him is a pathetic doom against unworthy opponents like Goblins, or even worse, death as a result of old age.

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