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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This book is the first where hack and slash are in equal terms of characterization and plot development. Dec 08, Jevon Felox rated it really liked it. Games Workshop February Length: Wandering around my used bookstore, I stumbled upon an old paperback from And that the previous night, Felix had gottrek an oath to accompany Gotrek in his travels and record his doom in an epic poem.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Gotrek and Felix make small appearances in many Warhammer Army books during the fourth edition of the game as well as an old version of the magic rulebook for Warhammer Fantasy Battles:. It was still a good read, alayer the plot was another twist on the same theme, this time into a chase.

King will spend a whole This will be my last Gotrek and Felix novel. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover!

Trivia About Vampireslayer G Should I recommend this book? The group reach Drakenhof, where Gotrek, Felix and Snorri pursue Krieger but fall into an ambush of ghouls while Max, Ivan, Gabriella and their men are attacked by Krieger’s undead forces. Despite its formulaic tendencies, this was another enjoyable read in the still continuing Gotrek and Felix saga.

However, the stand out aspect of this book for me was the evocative and convincing role of magic, which has a flavour all of its own.

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As a Vam;ire, Gotrek seeks a glorious death in battle to atone for his unknown sins. King had freshened his up a little, fleshing him out and adding his own character to him, but still he felt a little hacknied, felx down his side of the narrative for me. She begs for her life, and Gotrek f-ing let’s her go! I really wish I didn’t have such harsh things to say about this book.

Games Workshop has produced three different miniatures of Gotrek Gurnisson: There are large amounts of vampire novels being churned out these days, not all of them well thought out. A series of novels set in the Warhammer world. Apr 03, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.

Series stutters as Gotrek and Felix have a wander A much poorer outing for the duo, 2 of the 3 books here are 2 star Dragon and Vampire with only Beastslayer making the trilogy worth reading, this ans where William King started losing sight slayfr what made the series a major hit first off, the wit and plot twists of Skavenslayer and epic-ness of Daemonslayer are completely missing and the series shows for it.

However, Max’s knowledge proves invaluable as the group find themselves in battle with the forces of Chaos.


It was almost Disney-like in its fairy-tale ending with the grey characters getting a second chance and nothing more than a warning. With that being the background- a group of monster hunters, called Slayers, runs into Adolphus Kreiger.

After Gotrek saved Felix from being killed in the Window Tax Riots in AltdorfFelix, in a drunken stupor, swore a blood-oath to record Gotrek’s doom so that his honor could be maintained and to let him be remembered by the world. Want to Read saving…. While still human, she was a notable swordswoman and beauty, attracting the attentions of both Felix Jaeger and Max Schreiber during the expedition to Karag Dum.


This weapon was the Runemaster’s Axe of the lost dwarven fortress of Karag Dum, and supposedly previously belonged to the dwarven deity Grimnir. Together they have travelled the length and breadth of the Old World and beyond, fighting against all manners of evil from orcs to undead to the forces of Chaos so that Gotrek might finally fulfill his Slayer Oath by dying in battle.

Felix is also something of a womanizer, and forms several romantic relationships over the course of the series, most prominently with the Kislevite noblewoman and eventual vampire Ulrika Magdova.

If you want these are my previous reviews From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The dwarf slays the werewolf girl, along with her father, because the taint of chaos cannot be bargained with in any way. L’histoire est simple mais efficace. When a powerful evil forms in darkest Sylvania, it threatens to reach out and tear the very heart out of the Empire. J Ito rated it liked it. He also begins drinking Ulrika’s blood, slowly bringing her under his dominion.

No surprises, gimmicks, moral decisions.

Thanquol like Gotrek and Felix is a proven survivor, though unlike Gotrek and Felix who survive on skill, bravery and honor, Thanquol survives mainly due to his cowardice and his willingness to put others in the line of fire. Views Read Edit View history.

He has managed to unearth an ancient amulet that belonged to Nagash the Necromancer. The books are notable for the fact that in the largely grim and depressing world of Warhammer FantasyGotrek and Felix usually manage to make a real difference in the fight of Order vs.

One of their members, Ulrika Magdova, is taken by the vampire. Mar 06, Travis Bughi rated it it was ok. In the end Ulrika, the countess, Felix, Gotrek and Snorri are left standing.