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AoS: Gotrek the Slayer Returns

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Feb 14 2018

The Fabled hero of the Old World makes his triumphant return to the Mortal Realms – Gotrek Gurnisson is BACK!

Hold on to your beard and get your Mohawk ready because Gotrek is returning to the Mortal Realms in a brand new Audio Drama from Black Library!

via Warhammer Community


Fabled hero of the Warhammer Old World, Gotrek Gurnisson is reborn and cast into the Age of Sigmar for a brand-new, feature-length audio adventure.

Gotrek Gurnisson was the greatest monster slayer of the age, who met his doom at the End Times. The heroic duardin stepped forth into the Realm of Chaos to fight the daemons gnawing at the world’s ending and satisfy his death oath, leaving behind his companion Felix Jaeger. Now Gotrek has returned, having outlived the old gods and the Old World. Spat from the ruinous depths with his redemption unfulfilled, he emerges into the Mortal Realms, a strange new world where gods walk and dark forces are ascendant. Nothing is as he remembers. His oaths are dust, and the lands are torn asunder by Chaos. Yet when Gotrek learns of human champions being elevated to immortality for Sigmar’s fight against this darkness, the so-called ‘Stormcast Eternals’, he knows why fate has brought him into this new age. To find Felix. For only then can he find the peace in death he seeks. But is there more to Gotrek’s apotheosis than even he can fathom? Has he truly been chosen by Grimnir and for what purpose?

This audio drama boxed set contains a four-part story read by a stellar cast, recounting the much-anticipated return of Gotrek Gurnisson.

This is pretty great news for fans of the Gotrek and Felix saga! Last time we saw the dynamic duo things were pretty grim. So grim we saw Gotrek “die” by the end of Slayer. But apparently this Slayer was too much for even the daemon legions to handle and he’s made his way back through time and space to show up in the new Mortal Realms!


Is Gotrek blessed or cursed by Grimnir? I’ll let you decide about that. Also – will we see Gotrek reunited with his long-time pal Felix? And what is Felix IS a Stormcast?! Holy crap!!! That thought just makes me giddy for two reasons:

1) Felix as a Stormcast and Gotrek as an ‘old school’ slayer marching around the realms kicking butt and taking names sounds awesome!
2) We’re going to get more Gotrek and Felix books!

I’m really curious to see what’s going to happen as well. Gotrek’s oaths are pretty much fulfilled at this point, but let’s be honest, he’s probably still got a grudge or two right? And I wonder if anyone else “survived” and might remember him. Or perhaps the legend of him. I can’t want to learn more about the Mortal Realms from his point of view and I think the authors at Black Library are going to have a ton of fun writing about the Realms from his eyes.

Bring on the Slayer!!!



Are you excited about the return of Gotrek and possibly Felix? What if Felix IS a Stormcast Eternal? How do you think that will shift the dynamic?

Author: Adam Harrison
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