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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An awesome book, perfect for introducing people to the grim fantasy of Warhammer. This is my first aquaintance with fellix FB series. Although William King might have invented the characters, he is a terrible writer, the characters are one dimensional and the descriptions bland. The adventures of Gotrek Gurnisson, Dwarf Slayer seeking an epic doom to atone for his past sins, The old line of Warhammer Fantasy novels had many notable entries that were among the best in the entire fantasy genre.
Paperbackpages. This was enough to satisfy me when I was aged te, but looking at the books today, they are disappointingly crude. So, I’ve read through the first story.
He is also far stronger than the average dwarf and is able to perceive secret passageways in seemingly impenetrable tunnel walls. After half a decade of putting it off, I finally picked it up.
The First Omnibus
Still set up as a omnibks of individual stories each of which they foild a successive Skaven scheme to take over the city. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. William King sets his story in a fantasy like world that one would ususally find in a princess book.
Return to Gogrek Page. Why don’t dwarves like elves? This deserves a much wider audience than just fans of Warhammer as its a fine body of fantasy work in its own right.
Get to Know Us. If you love fantasy adventures with great characters that you can identify with, I heartily recomment this book. Just love that side tales etc.
Gotrek and Felix
It is enjoyable although derivative. While the universe gogrek full of blood and grit, both characters constantly make me chuckle. In the battles, it’s not just about who won, you actually feel adrenaline rushes as you read them. Jul 22, Jason rated it it was amazing. Most people reading gotdek of any kind know the tropes and the old familiar cliches, but at least King tries to use the best parts of them and does not insult the reader by pretending he is doing anything more than telling an entertaining yarn.
A relic of the Knights of the Order of the Fiery Heart, it was forged for the purpose of slaying dragons. Dec 17, Undeadcookie rated it really liked it. What they find there will truly be one of their greatest adventures in their lifetime. While it is true he has phenomenal sorcerous skill and great cunning, Thanquol prefers to leave the dirty work to his underlings: The stories in this one, however, are much more closely tied together.
Using Gotrek and Felix as “guides”, William King exposes readers to a new, terrifying fantasy world that will both shock and intrests readers alike. Share your thoughts with other customers. I thought Gotrek and Felix would be nothing but a pulpy mess, but an easy read. From the very first short-story this book had me hooked and didn’t let me go until the very end of the book. Maybe he is just dim? These books are a great introduction to the black library and fantasy as a whole.
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.
Now, I am greatly looking forward to the Second Omnibus, and to the other books in the series. He also finds himself serving in a more diplomatic role, helping to soothe bruised egos after Gotrek’s anti-authoritarian nature provokes allies or civilized society. Seeking to undermine the very pmnibus of the Empire with their arcane warp-sorcery, the skaven, twisted Chaos rat-men, are at large in the reeking sewers beneath the city. Gotrek is a slayer, a dwarf sworn to seek death in unequal combat against the mightiest of monsters.
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Gotrek & Felix: The First Omnibus
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 law 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. Max swiftly established himself as a powerful ally, and a bitter rival with Felix for Ulrika’s affections. He hooks up with Gotrek one night in a tavern after much drinking and agrees to follow the dwarve omnibs turn his final battle into an epic poem.
Gotrsk 06, Duncan rated it liked it Shelves: Looking at the table of contents I was leery that the final book, Daemonslayer, was not in the short story format as I had come to enjoy it so much. There was a laughable but memorable part where the author simply described what was th to be a climactic scene almost along the line of “He killed the creature. Like all Slayers, Gotrek shaved his crimson 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 omnihus an eye which he lost in battle with Orcs and Goblins.
Felix – An imperial scholar gotre, fugitive after a duel, sworn to accompany Gotrek and chronicle his deeds.