Gotrek and Felix are a pair of characters in the Warhammer Fantasy setting who appear in a The novels chronicle the adventures of a Dwarven Slayer named Gotrek Gurnisson and his poet/insurrectionist companion, Felix . Ulrika Magdova is a vampire, formerly a Kislevite noblewoman and Felix’s former love interest. Ulrika Magdova was a major character in the Gotrek and Felix series, as she was appearance in Vampireslayer and return in Manslayer) – Ulrika the Vampire. Vampireslayer (Warhammer: Gotrek and Felix, book 6) by William King – book cover, description, publication history.
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Despite its formulaic tendencies, this was another enjoyable read in the still continuing Gotrek and Felix saga. Free eBook offer available to Ahd subscribers only.
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There are large amounts of vampire novels being churned out these days, not all of them well thought out. Let give you one really great example of how King has let his vzmpire slid: Mar 06, Travis Bughi rated it it was ok. Two for use in Tabletop-Games and a larger Collector’s Miniature. A blood-oath was the gravest one a dwarf could make even for a society obsessed with the sanctity of oathsand so Felix was compelled to travel with Gotrek.
As the decades pass, old acquaintances comment that Felix has not aged a day. Disowned by his family, he ran away from home, where he eventually became a bit of an activist, and inadvertently started a riot over an unfair Window Tax.
One of their members, Ulrika Magdova, is taken by the vampire. I think that it is honestly the setting alone that allowed me to power through and actually finish this novel.
This article has multiple issues. Within this novel the pair fight ghouls, skeletons, giant bats, and a vampire. Surprisingly well made introduction to the scary lands of Sylvania, although it does feel a little bit hastened along in parts. While celebrating the victory they swore that they would come back and save their Dwarf brothers again if there was real need.
Felix is a poet and swordsman who is wanted by the Empire for his participation in the window tax riots.
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Retrieved from ” https: However, some hints have been revealed over the course of the novels, though the authenticity of these sources is somewhat questionable.
L’histoire est simple mais efficace. Gotrek and Felix first encountered her in Trollslayer when she was a little girl, the only survivor of a beastmen attack led by a female Chaos Champion. So, as far as the plot is concerned, Gotrek and Co set out in pursuit of the fiend after he kidnaps someone they care for. A lot of the customary action is missing in this story, replaced by rather arduous and long-winded story ark I won’t go in too deep.
Great book with great story. All forces converge on Drakenhof’s throne room, where Krieger draws on the castle’s dark magic to animate suits of armour and summon giant bats to attack the heroes.
Now, in the Warhammer universe, the innocent are often guilty by association in a very real way. Community Forum Discord Server. Gotrek, Felix and Snorri search in vain for Ulrika over the next few days until Max awakens from his coma and reveals he placed a tracking spell on the Eye of Khemri.
Felix is a human with a swordsman’s physique and long blond hair, who favors a chain shirt and red cloak.
A good vampire tale set in the Warhammer world. Max attributes this immortal state to various causes, from both Felix’s and Gotrek’s magical weapons, to some force encountered during their sojourn in the Chaos Wastes, to his passing through the wormhole in Sylvania.
In other languages Deutsch. And Dwarfs take oaths very seriously. A major theme in the novels is the tension within Felix between his desire to settle down in peace and comfort, away from the danger of being Gotrek’s companion, and his longing to escape the banalities of civilized Imperial society for a life of heroism and adventure, and it is this conflict that shaped much of his relationship with Gotrek and his family.
The exact nature of Gotrek’s crime has never been explicitly revealed; like many Slayers, Gotrek considers his transgressions an intensely personal shame, and has threatened to kill those nosy enough to pry. Y esta no es menos.
Afterward the dwarf lord sentences Gotrek to an unnamed fate, at which Gotrek kills the Lord and his bodyguard and all others that do not flee. But this book really surpassed my expectations, probably because the descriptions and action are so great. 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.
He is also far stronger than the average dwarf and is able to perceive secret passageways in seemingly impenetrable tunnel walls. In the first book, at the very end, Felix is helped by a werewolf girl who is oppressed by her father.
The outlandishness and impossibility of the tales in question have brought most of its readers, including Otto, to believe it to be pure fiction.