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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We respect your email privacy. The story itself is interesting, with Thorpe having a This is my second time reading this book. 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 warroir writing I expose myself to.

Path of the Warrior by Gav Thorpe

Feb 09, Jordan Bethea rated it really liked it. Warhammer 40,Path of the Eldar 1. I’ve read a lot of the Warhammer books but this is my first 40, book.

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Fantastic novel, rich in every way. There is little direct action in the novel and it is instead very much a philosophical story, as befits the Eldar gavv is about. Over the past few years there have been other novels presenting various xenos races as protagonist: 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. No trivia or quizzes yet. I like the Eldar focus of the novel, which concerns a young Eldar changing his path in life from artist to warrior.


Path of the Thee the first of a trilogy looking into the path system. Interesting departure from the normal space marine fare in the warhammer 40k world. All it o This book I picked up after reading the second book of the series-Path of the seer.

This is a pretty beefy book for BL, but I wish they would have put a bit more into the main character. Open Preview See a Problem? Now, Korlandril was an ggav main character, and getting to see his evolution from Sculptor to Warrior and beyond was remarkable. To view it, click here. Except that the action isn’t that great, the main character whines a lot, and the outcome which I won’t spoil here takes so little time to come about it only serves to remind you that Thorpe is just struggling to find enough ideas to make his page count.

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Oct 06, Petermathieson rated it really liked it. The book didn’t have a plot, rather it was a collection of incidents that didn’t have much to do with one another.

But it also feels trite with less details then I would have thought. I guess what they are trying to say is that maybe there is more to being a warrior than just combat?


Path of the Warrior

Regular readers of science fiction are unlikely to find much to impress here, especially when considering the impressive heights that Black Library novels can reach.

For the nostalgia factor I’ve given it a four star rating. Oh man his premise was awesome! So this is a unusual book for The Black Library as it is from a xenos point of view, and they don’t do that very often. I don’t want to see Striking Scorpion running around all the time and everything else is in the background. I found myself flicking through pages with no real inclination to read them in depth which is a marked difference from Dan Abnett and Graham McNeill, who both write gripping and vivid battle scenes.

Path of the Eldar Omnibus. Sep 16, Stephan rated it it was ok Shelves: This is my second time reading this book.

Our hero seemed to spend a lifetime of plot developments in a few hundred pages. This follows three friends as they walk the paths of thrope warrior, the seer and the outcast. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

But no, the main character kills 1 Ork and gets passed out. This book I picked up after reading the second book of the series-Path of the seer. I enjoyed reading about the Eldar at the time, rather than through their perspective.

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