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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But what will they find when, or if, they get there? Introducing Gotrek Gurnisson, a dwarven Slayer sworn to die a delix death and Gotrrk Jaeger, the poet who’s sworn an oath to chronicle it. And that is impressive when writing about elves, dwarves, orcs, goblins, skaven rat-peopleand vampires. For years, people have been telling me to read this, saying it’s comparable to Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser series.
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 only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive feix eg. Therefore I am forced to bear it forth ’til death do us part I hope.
It is simply a shame that Bill King left the saga after only seven books, as I had hoped he’d see Gotrek through to the doom he’s been seeking and end it in the imnibus it had begun.
While I liked Skavenslayer, I didn’t enjoy it as much as Trollslayer.
Gotrek and Felix: The First Omnibus
The adventures of Gotrek Gurnisson, Dwarf Slayer seeking an epic doom to atone for his past sins, and Felix Jaeger, down on his luck poet from Altdorf sworn to chronicle the Dwarf’s doom, are not only the most enjoyable titles published by Black Library, they are among the very best in all of fantasy.
Gotrek and Felix are in the same location the entire time and makes this feel more like a novel, rather than just short stories. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. 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. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. As they journeyed together, Felix and Kat began to feel affection for each other; while Felix initially had misgivings about falling in love with a woman half his age, whom he’d known as a child, after rescuing Kat from bandits who’d abducted her, Felix accepted what he felt, and the pair became lovers.
I enjoyed myself tremendously. One thing that pleased me is that the setting seems to be more Eastern European based than most fantasy. Highest of the high fantasy, with dwarves, beastmen, magic, adventure and the threat great evil. Kat full name Katerina is a young woman who serves as Felix’s current love interest.
Dan Schwent’s review of Gotrek & Felix: The First Omnibus
Discover new books on Goodreads. More so as I personally own a miniature model of this infamous skaven character. The world is haunted by the daemonic powers of chaos, always on the edge of their worlds, ready to strike when the time is right. December 31, — Shelved as: 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.
The second book in this firsst is a collection of short stories, much like the first. 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 starts out closer to chained short stories in Trollslayer and Skavenslayer, cutting in and around the action. May 20, Christian rated it it was amazing.
They are the same during all 6 books. Can Felix and Gotrek foil the sinister pllots of the skaven?
Ulrika Magdova is a vampireformerly a Kislevite noblewoman and Felix’s former love interest. 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.
October 5, — Shelved as: The two main characters work excellently together, and across the series Felix the young idealist ages and hardens to the world as he is dragged along behind Gotrek the dour dwarven warrior who remains as craggy and hardened as he was on the first page, in increasingly epic parts of this saga.
Gotrek is a mighty-thewed Dwarvish or Dwarven as Tolkien preferred warrior who swore a death oath, that of the Slayer. Those books are easy to read, each of them entertains you nicely. Adventure Books Fantasy Fantasy Books. In contrast to Gotrek’s taciturn and absolutist mentality, Felix is a much more romantic, pragmatic figure, and frequently serves as the voice of logic and moral reason of the duo in order to remind Gotrek of the long-term consequences of his actions and guide him towards greater heroism.
He was the epitome of a skaven over lord, and made Skavenslayer a genuine treat to read.
Honestly, I’d say his writing is as good as David Gemmell’s. They are the same du This is my first aquaintance with warhammer FB series.