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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Path of the Warrior

If this is what’s going on, then I am extremely disappointed. Korlandril himself is at first shallow and self-centred, and thinks only of pagh own pleasures – and then his character shifts to something so different that it feels as though you don’t even know him paht.

Apr 27, Dylan Murphy rated it really liked it Shelves: Not to mention I loved the openings which showed the Eldar’s religion, and how much fluff it brought and it does not get ib the way of the story, it gives it depth, a strong foundation.

I found myself flicking through pages with no real inclination to read them in depth which is a marked difference from Dan Patb and Graham McNeill, who both write gripping and vivid battle scenes.

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It gives a good glimpse into the Craftworld of the Eldar and the path of the Striking Scorpion. See all 24 reviews. I also disliked many of the characters. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I wanted to read this book to learn more about the Eldar in Warhammer 40k and as a change from the usual Space Marine setting. The cover art is by Neil Roberts and it is fantastic.


Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: I would advise for those who own it keeping the codex nearby when reading this book not because Gav uses jargon in order to appreciate how accurate the image of Eldar life this book creates is in reference to the codex fluff.

Goto who apparently thought he was writing romulans when he threw that together, but there were no excuses here. If you are an eldar player and are willing to accept a lot of flaws in the writing you might want to try looking at Path of the Warriorbut remain cautious about it.

Other books in the series. I read the entire series and i enjoyed them as To try and relate the emotional state of a being who is not human and has a radically different emotional base line cant be easy and the book does struggle at time with the protagonist sometimes coming across as arse as a result which may or may not have been intentional.

The book takes forever for him to become a warrior, building the world and characters and all that. Sep 05, Student Teacher rated it od liked it.

Path of the Warrior by Gav Thorpe

However, I think it could have been done better if this book was expanded to being a duology or something. There is little direct action in the novel and it is instead very much a philosophical story, as befits the Eldar that is about.


So If you like eldar this is probably a must read, just be aware of why the path of the artist sounds so stuck up and boring and stick with the book However, a twist of event following the criticism he received from his old friend almost drives him insane and so he embraces the Path of the Warrior. I get it yea elves in space and all but Apr 29, Cody Grey rated it it was ok. Plot threads were introduced only to be discarded without follow-up or explanation.

If the author wanted to make them feel different to humans, having a conventional human mind talking for a few paragraphs would help emphasise upon their alien nature.

Flat and dull writing defeated me. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

From there on, a fascinating journey happens, as the Eldar slowly loses himself to the bloodthirsty Eldar War God The last book focusing upon them was by C. However, Korlandril isn’t really likable, he’s self-centered and very childish. The way the Path is explained feel What a travesty this book is.

The writing isn’t what I’ve come to expect from reading the Warhammer novels including some by this author but it was still enjoyable. This is the I like the Eldar focus of the novel, which concerns a young Eldar changing his path in life from artist to warrior.