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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We’re featuring millions onnibus their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. After half a decade of putting it off, I finally picked it up.

More of Gotrek’s pre-Slayer past is revealed, but there are still many questions. There they fight the disgusting ratman, called the Skaven who plan an invasion on the city.

Gotrek & Felix: The First Omnibus by William King

Sep 14, William King sets his story in a fantasy like world that one would ususally find in a princess book. Though Thanquol thinks himself a tactical genius, a mighty sorcerer and a brave leader, Thanquol is, like all Skaven, a maniacal egotist and a complete coward who flees at the first omnibs of trouble. He was the epitome of a skaven over lord, a To be short: September Learn how and when to remove this template message.

An awesome book, perfect for introducing people to the grim fantasy of Warhammer.

And who is this William King person anyway? A relic of the Knights of the Order of the Fiery Heart, it was forged for the purpose of slaying dragons.


William King isn’t a bad writer, either, despite me never having heard of him and this being a Ojnibus tie in.

Gotrek & Felix: The First Omnibus

Is this an unwritten fantasy law I don’t know about? Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I like that the Warhammer dwarves are good at technology.

The First Omnibus starts out closer to chained short stories in Trollslayer and Skavenslayer, cutting in and a Too fun, too furious. Honestly, I’d say his writing is as good as David Gemmell’s.

I did like the stories in this book and found them to be a quick and easy read. The concept of being true to one’s word and proving oneself through their actions are lessons I took to heart after reading about Gimli’s stoic honor in LOTR so many years ago. This books is the point at which Gotrek and Felix start to become part of a fully fleshed out epic work spanning many more books – containing a growing cast of well developed characters.

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.

Many of his diaries concerning his and Gotrek’s adventures have been published by his brother, Otto. Aug 17, Fredrik Bergqvist rated it it was ok Shelves: Too fun, too furious. It’s not bad but it’s not great either. Look forward to reading the sequels.


Together, they face increasingly crazy monsters and win thanks to Gotrek’s ax and total disregard for life. Loved it – couldnt wait to read the next omnibus.

Gotrek and Felix: The First Omnibus (Warhammer : Gotrek and Felix) by William King

So, I’ve read through the first story. Gotrek Gurnisson is the greatest or worst, depending on the viewpoint Dwarven Slayer ever to have lived. This duo travels extensively, so you really get to read about most of the races and the world itself. In no way is this a good book, but it is a fun book.

Felix is then oath-bound to follow Gotrek on his fated quest for redemption and record his doom the only way a dwarf can truely seek redemption, of course, is through honourable death!

Felix is often timid when it comes to a fight, unlike his companion Gotrek, who looks for a fight at any chance he can get. What follows is a string of adventures that read like episodes in a TV series a very violent TV series as Gotrek and Felix vanquish each opponent, the next one just gets bigger and badder.

Thanquol has his own book series which would appear to chronicle his schemes in the period between his last appearance in Beastslayer and his return in Elfslayer which started with the novel Grey Seer and is continued in Temple of the Serpent and Thanquol’s Doom.