Gotrek & Felix: Road of Skulls (Warhammer Novels: Gotrek & Felix)

By Josh Reynolds

The go back of Black Library favourites Gotrek & Felix

Gotrek and Felix: unsung heroes of the Empire, or not anything greater than universal thieves and murderers? the reality possibly lies someplace in among, and relies totally upon whom you ask... Gotrek and Felix race to the dwarf carry at Karak Kadrin, discovering it besieged by way of one of many grand armies of Chaos warlord Garmr. while King Ungrim Ironfist speaks of the mythical ‘Road of Skulls’ and of the hated foe’s makes an attempt to open a portal into the world of Chaos, Gotrek senses nice doom awaits him – although it can now not be the only he would select for himself. because the king’s personal son leads his military of Slayers to fulfil an historic prophecy, it appears Garmr’s hour of victory could be handy.

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He sneered at them, although his expression was once hidden at the back of his masks. Garmr used them as he had used their tribe. those warriors, those proud brutes have been a set of sacrifices, ready to be culled whilst the time got here, considering the respect of Khorne. ‘Cattle,’ he shouted. ‘You are all sheep trusting the wolf to not shear you! ’ Through the eyes of his helmet, he observed the varied fates of each person he checked out. In such a lot of these, males died. The how and the why of it have been various, yet nonetheless they died.

Gotrek,’ he stated softly. ‘Are they–? ’ ‘The dawi zharr,’ Gotrek spat. As Felix watched in horrified fascination, the Chaos dwarfs observed to the situation in their struggle machines. A whip used to be uncoiled and snapped, directing the ogres. The cannon used to be an important build of iron and brass that looked as if it would growl and shake in its lines like a beast of prey because the ogres shifted it into place in the back of a bulwark of toppled stone. the nice chains used to maneuver it have been then hooked up securely to the floor through iron stakes and the furnace connected to the rear was once wrenched open via an ogre.

Males have been cheering now and stamping their ft. Yan watched with a large smile. Hrodor used to be circling round the struggle, armoured palms tapping on the dagger sheathed on his belt. Canto took all of it in at a look, his well-honed feel of self-preservation screaming a caution at him. Nomads continually went for the hidden thrust and, fact to inform, if the placement have been reversed, he may have attempted anything related. Skrall got here in back, bisecting the air together with his spikes, throwing his hands out in a large, sweeping gesture and forcing Canto to step again.

We’ll get the run-off. ’ ‘I’ll no longer have my doom filched by means of that jinx,’ Varg growled. ‘You can be content material to reside together with your disgrace, yet a few of us have extra honour. ’ ‘Who used to be conversing approximately honour? I simply intended that we can’t belief the manlings to carry the bridge alone,’ Biter stated. He glanced again on the males and extra, ‘No offence. ’ ‘None taken,’ Felix stated. Koertig grunted. via an analogous token, Varg appeared mollified. He gripped his awl in arms and swung it experimentally. Gotrek’s assault had blunted the attack, yet in basic terms momentarily.

Yet no enemies published themselves. He regarded again on the shaft. It appeared to yawn hungrily, swallowing the tribesmen. Why had the dwarfs left it undefended? precise, they'd sealed it, yet why not anything extra? possibly they inspiration that not anyone may locate it. Canto shook his head. It didn’t subject. there has been not anything for it. Hrolf’s impatience had grown to huge proportions, and he chafed at being saved from slaughter. Garmr had left them without caution, up and taking two-thirds of the horde with him to brisker carnage, leaving them the boring, harmful task of breaking Karak Kadrin open.

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