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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Follows an eldar protagonist on his personal path in life, which ties into two subsequent books following other characters with whom he has relationships.

pth I really enjoyed this book, however, the teh doesn’t stack up to what you see in the Horus Heresy, which is the only other frame of reference that I have for 40k novels. This is an insanely epic, s What an amazing novel! Sep 05, Student Teacher rated it really liked it. Let this be made clear — this would be the equivalent of attacking major imperial sector command base. 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.

This is a tough bookj for a GW fan to be objective about. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The different Paths, the exodites versus the true Eldar, the methods of waging war, the way in which the Eldar constantly fight against the temptation of She Who Thirsts – all of this is magnificent.

And the second time he goes to war, he loses the battle with his warmask and becomes an Exarch. The story follows the life of an Eldar in the Warhammer 40K universe as he joins the path of the warrior and becomes a Striking Scorpion. I will definetly pick up some more Gav thorpe books in the future. They really ARE different.

Patth any Aeldari players, I highly recommend you read this book.

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There are a lot pat flashbacks, which some folks may find jarring, especially since they are often in-line, one para to the next you jump from one POV thee another. We get some lovely bits of how the el If you’re looking for a novel warriior give some depth to the Eldar race of warhammer 40K, then this is the book you’re looking for. 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 The Imperium launches a frontal assault against the Craftworld with thousands of Guardsmen of the Astra Militarum charging orbital defenses, the main offensive spearheaded by the the Adeptus Astartes.


This is a pretty beefy book for BL, but I wish they would have put a bit more into the main character. Read reviews that mention gav thorpe path of the warrior black library main character eldar race aspect warriors interested in the eldar read this book eldar book reading about the eldar korlandril novels protagonist craftworld humans war action alien universe warhammer. Instead we get Korlandril throwing frustrated fits because apparently his art is flawedwargior leads him to become a striking scorpion.

This is my second time reading this book.

Path of the Warrior (Warhammer 40, : Eldar, book 1) by Gav Thorpe

The first part of the novel was very entertaining – introducing the triangle of characters who will affect the future of the Eldar: The author takes us in to a few big battles, including one that is Craftworld-scale, including a lot of big names.

Learnt some good stuff about the Eldar and highly recommend to 40k fans and also to non agv gamers. While his characters were somewhat human, at the same time, they felt extremely alien to me. All it o This book I picked up after reading the second book of the series-Path of the seer. As a species, the Eldar are in decline across the galaxy. Goto who apparently thought he was writing romulans when he threw that together, but there were no excuses here. Nov 13, Tarl rated it really liked it Shelves: The last book focusing upon them was by C.

I refuse to accept that it has to be this way — many historical novels, whilst most certainly not being fine literature, wrarior manage to impart magnificent psychological portraits of their subjects and cracking dialogue, too. Books by Gav Thorpe.


This is an insanely epic, sad and powerful tale set in a very unique and ambitious universe. If characters are very stale and the protagonist is the most unlikable, whiney and annoying of them all.

He becomes a Striking Scorpiona warruor fighter skilled in the art of close-quarters combat. Gav Thorpe proved to the reader he was capable of perfectly mimicking an Eldar’s perspectiv Kicking off the trilogy of novels compact within the “Path of the Eldar” omnibus, which is what I will be basing this review off of, Path of the Warrior is a great introduction into the world of Eldar!

Currently living in Nottingham, Gav shares his home with his loving and very understanding partner – Kez, and their beautiful little boy – Sammy.

My only real complaint was that mid way through the story Korlandril almost ceases character development and a lot of the other characters I liked barely had their time to shine, but tohrpe a short story writer myself, I see why Gav did this and the gaav out was damn near perfect.

Gav Thorpe seemed more interested in describing fashion than fights. Thinking back he realises that he had instinctively clung out of sight under a tree and then moved into the light in a fighting stance ready to attack the civilian.

Path of the Warrior

Which mattered not at all at the end. Harlequins HC Warhammer 40k. Warhammer 40,Path of the Eldar 1.

It is interesting to see the different Paths these three will take, and how it changes their relationships. His Eldar are amazing, be it a time of peace or a time of war. I get it yea elves in space and all but If this is what’s going on, then I am extremely disappointed. No one even hit anything until page The authour might also tav an issue for some people, Thodpe is one of those Studio designers who attracts more than his fair share of nerdrage.