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Path of the Warrior written by Gav Thorpe is the first book in the Path of the Eldar Series. It follows Korlandril, starting from the Path of the Artisan, to and through. Gav Thorpe . Death was no stranger to those that trod the Path of the Warrior. turned to Ulthanesh, second greatest warrior of the eldar, sword-bearer, raven-. Bellarius takes a look at the first installment of the recently ended Path of the Eldar series by Gav Thorpe and published by Black Library.

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Obviously appeals to fans of gamesworkshops warhammer 40k. However what really drags this book down though is the bits surrounding the humans themselves. Even the Orks are better narrators in that respect! These should be the most exciting part of the book, but they are dull and pedestrian. Also several novels have had alien races as sympathetic characters if not the protagonist: Over the past few years there have been other novels presenting various xe Path of the Warrior is the first of a new trilogy focusing on the race of Eldar.

Don’t have a Kindle? The way the Path is explained feel What a travesty this book is.

Apr 07, Parker rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bechareth was an a To be honest, I had high expectations going into this book and this book series in generaland Gav Thorpe did not disappoint! I’ll give the second book a shot, but the final volume will depend on what I think of it. The cover art is by Neil Roberts and it is fantastic. Come on, we have 3 good High Elves novels and not a single good Eldar?

Throwing tantrums when something isn’t going their way or moping about when some one doesn’t appreciate their art. I just hope that the other books will continue the tale so the reader can find out what happens to the craftworld. I read the entire series and i enjoyed them as To try and relate the emotional state of a being who is not human and has a radically different emotional base line cant be easy and the book does struggle at time with the protagonist sometimes coming across as arse as a result which may or may not have been intentional.


As an eldar player I’ve always been intrigued by the mysterious eldar, and of course I jumped at the chance to read a novel, not only about them, but told from their perspective. When describing the protagonist, Path of the Warrior is not a bad novel, but I was torn about whether or not to give it 2 or 3 stars.

Path of the Warrior (Novel) – Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum

If this is what’s going on, then I am extremely disappointed. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This is a tough bookj for a GW fan to be objective about.

The writing isn’t what I’ve come to expect from reading the Warhammer novels including some by this author but it was still enjoyable. Thinking back he realises that he had instinctively clung out of sight under a tree and then moved into the light in a fighting stance ready to attack the civilian. No one even hit anything until page Pf abandons peace for the Path of the Warrior.

The writing is mostly ok, though it is positively woeful in parts. Path of the Seer. Korlandril himself is at first shallow and self-centred, and thinks only of his own pleasures – and thore his character shifts to something so different that it feels as though you don’t even know him anymore.

There are a number of higlights for eldar fans. Some of the book is a bit stilted and feels very formal, but that is appropriate This is a tough bookj for a GW fan to be objective about. I like the Eldar focus of the novel, which concerns a young Eldar changing his path in life from artist to warrior. Fav longer the story goes on, the more boring it gets and at some point I feel like I just can’t bear myself to complete it.

Because I do not have an extensive past in Warhammer 40k, I cannot comm When I purchased this book with the purpose of reconnecting with my father through his old passions, one of them being Warhammer 40k, I was not expecting to read great fiction, which is often the sort of writing I expose myself to.


This is the I like the Eldar focus of the novel, which concerns a young Eldar changing his path in life from artist to warrior. While his characters were somewhat human, at the same time, they felt extremely alien to me.

It has it’s slow parts which leaves you craving the action forcing you to read on. Thankfully Gav Thorpe adds thorpf lot patb interesting detail and does a good job of portraying beings that don’t think or deal with emotions the way we do.

Instead we get Korlandril throwing frustrated fits because apparently his art is flawedwhich leads him to become a striking scorpion.

Path of the Seer Path of the Eldar. And the second time he goes to war, he loses the battle with his warmask and becomes an Exarch.

Path of the Warrior

The ancient eldar are a mysterious race, each devoting their life to a chosen path which will guide their actions and decide their fate. It is pulpy, filled with backdrop and few memorable characters, but Gav Thorpe’s poetic prose and deep thinking is addictive. Many Black Library books aren’t worth reading twice, but this one was, and I will probably read it again in the future. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Ultimately, if you are a pth of 40K and the Eldar, you will probably enjoy this book.

Other books in the series.

Path of the Warrior (Warhammer 40, : Eldar, book 1) by Gav Thorpe

Korlandril, Thirianna and Aradryan. Path of the Eldar Omnibus Paperback.

All in all it was a very good read, much better than the last eldar book I read by G. This follows three friends as they walk the paths of the warrior, the ghe and the outcast.

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