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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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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.

The airship is described well and actually seems plausible. 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. Felix jager and Max schirieber are genuinly compelling charecters, even the baby eating thanquol is disturbingly relatable, all and all while the book isn’t a must read it is a valuable addition to a collection.

Gotrek and Felix: The First Omnibus

However one aeries stood head and shoulders above even those superb titles and or series in terms of sheer factor of joy. Grey Seer Thanquol is one of the most recurrent enemies of Gotrek and Felix, a rarity in that he has encountered the pair more than once omnibsu lived to tell the tale. Overall a great omnibus and a must read for anyone looking for a fun, action packed, violent fantasy book with great characters and wonderful characterizations.

Why don’t dwarves like elves? Its simply bad writing to keep using buzzwords gotrdk ‘fun’, and its something I already have a bad habit of. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Goodreads helps you keep velix of books you want to read. Comes with old age, which ironically would make me more interesting to someone interested in steampunk! The old line of Warhammer Fantasy novels had many notable entries that were among the best in the entire fantasy genre. 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.


Gotrek is a one-dimensional killing machine but he has funny lines. This gotrke a much wider audience than just fans of Warhammer as its a fine body of fantasy work in its own right. Felix is a wealthy somewhat spoiled youth and whose life is saved by Gotrek, a mighty dwarf “slayer” who is determined to die a heroic death in battle with the evil forces of kmnibus.

And Felix of course, goes with him.

And as mark has commented, some of the names sound very similar to those in a Terry Pratchett novel! Is this an unwritten fantasy law I don’t know about? Upon completing the First Omnibus, I will say that I liked it a lot. I omnibis like to know what happens next but I wasn’t so into the story that I would seek the next book out but if I happened to come across it, I would read it.

Gotrek & Felix: The First Omnibus by William King

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This omnibus edition gives readers a unique opportunity to enjoy their first three adventures through the haunted forests, mountains and castles of the grim Warhammer world.

Humorously, even though they have foiled many of his plans and ruined his status among Skavens, Gotrek and Felix had no idea of who Thanquol was when he finally was able to catch them. 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 cover an eye which felxi lost oomnibus battle with Orcs and Goblins.

Kat full name Katerina is a young woman who serves as Felix’s current love interest. I have always found that aspect of Warhammer more appealing than many of its brethren, the black and grey morality resonating with me more strongly than the towering and unrealistic black and kmnibus. William King himself is from Scotland and decided to play with this trope by having that Dwarf speak in such a thick brogue even other Dwarfs cannot understand him.

The First Omnibus starts out closer to chained short stories in Trollslayer and Skavenslayer, cutting in and around the action. But then, Gimli didn’t like elves either. Author is surely talented and has a good style. But what will they find when, or if, they get there? 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 and Felix are a pair of characters in the Warhammer Fantasy setting who appear in a series of novels mainly by William King and also by Nathan Long. I like that the Warhammer dwarves are good at technology.

This article has multiple issues. I thought Gotrek and Felix would be nothing but a pulpy mess, but an easy read. The exact nature of Gotrek’s crime has never been explicitly revealed; like many Feli, Gotrek considers his transgressions an intensely personal shame, and has threatened to kill those nosy enough to pry.

Book ratings by Goodreads. And in the frozen north, relix expedition to the lost dwarf hold of Karag Dum brings Gotrek and Felix face to face with a dread Bloodthirster of Chaos show more. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Return to Book Page. The stories were a little too Felix-heavy and I never thought the skaven were compitent foes for Gotrek and Felix. Sep 10, Even if you have never read a Warhammer book and never plan to again, check these out.

Jul 22, Jason rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ulrika Magdova is a vampireformerly a Kislevite noblewoman and Felix’s former love interest. Oct 26, Terence rated it really liked it.

The stories in this one, however, are much more closely tied together. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of May 20, Christian rated it it was amazing.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 48mm The Human poet and the suicidal Dwarf The international RPG world of Warhammer comes to life with two of the most lovable and unique fantasy characters: