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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I have very, very mixed opinions about this novel. To ask other readers questions about Path of the Warriorplease sign up. The authour might also be an issue for some people, Gav is one of those Studio designers who attracts more than his fair share of nerdrage. From Warhammer 40k – Lexicanum. This follows three apth as they walk the paths of the warrior, the seer and the outcast.

The ancient eldar are a mysterious race, each devoting their life to a chosen path which will guide their actions and decide their fate. This is not helped by the speed at which he apparently becomes a great warrior. It gives a good glimpse into the Craftworld of the Eldar and the path of the Striking Scorpion. Quotes from Path of the Warrior. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Gv and dull writing defeated me. When trying to approach a civilian outside of the Scorpion Shrine he trained in, the person acts startled then complains about how aggressive he is acting before leaving.


No spoiler here, but I cried over how bad it is. Karandras then proceeds to fight against the invading Imperial forces. He becomes a Striking Scorpion, a deadly fighter skilled in the art of close-quarter combat.

Path of the Warrior by Gav Thorpe

There are a few things I wish had gone differently for the characters, though that in no way diminishes how much I enjoyed this book. Something that always bothers me about nonhuman race names for things tue that these eldar have spiders, ravens, phoenix, banshees, scorpions so on and so forth. Nov 01, Alaidra rated it really liked it.

I also disliked many of the characters. The ancient eldar are a mysterious race, each devoting their life to a chosen path which will guide their actions and decide their fate.

Respect to the author! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Path of the Renegade Dark Eldar. I thoroughly enjoyed the presentation of the Eldar race – it’s just a shame that the story and characters did not live up to the world building. Let this be made clear — this would be the equivalent of attacking major yhorpe sector command base. Character names are similar to eachother and hard tge say and so easy to forget if no concious effort is made to pronounce them properly.

After reading a handful of 40k books focused on Imperial Guard and Space Marines, it was interesting to see how the fighting style was different. Unless, of course, the story is a battle. And like the second book, it does not disappoint although certain parts of the book was quickly skipped through as its just a repetition of some parts of the second book, albeit from a different perspective.


Path of the Warrior

It was really interesting to delve into the world of the Eldar and to be on the Xenos side of the battle. There are a number of higlights for eldar fans. Oct 06, Petermathieson rated it really liked it.

I also wish we got to learn a little more about Kenainath’s past. Since the next book is all about her, my interest for the series dies a sudden death. Escorted back to Alaitoc, Korlandril is healed upon the Craftworld, though to a heated mental battle that threatens his control over his War-mask ; the thorpee of a warrior to differentiate between how one must act in times of peace as well as war.

The story follows the life of an Eldar in the Warhammer 40K universe as he joins the ot of the warrior and becomes a Striking Scorpion. The question becomes can the author make us believe it. 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. Apr 07, Parker rated it lath was amazing Shelves: The worst insult, however, is adding Imperial Guards and Space Marines into the novel.

The book didn’t have a plot, rather it was a collection of gsv that didn’t have much to do with one another. On the one hand, I absolutely loved seeing more of the mysterious Eldar culture.

Path of the Outcast Eldar.