Bellarius looks back to with the novel Fire Warrior, written by Simon Spurrier and published by Black Library. “A strongly written and. Fire Warrior by Simon Spurrier – book cover, description, publication history. SIMON SPURRIER. FIRE WARRIOR. (Warhammer 40,). It is the 41st millennium. For more than a hundred centuries the Emperor has sat immobile on the.
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In fact, the ending of the book is even more of a FPS cliche than takes place in the shooter – in the book the protagonist has to kill a succession of four bosses, shooting at a pre-defined weak spot at each level of the fight. A good, quick read between heavier books. Want to Read saving…. We get – a common thing for warroor 40K fiction, it seems – a completely new foe introduced and that just keeps on going forever.
If you are a fan of the game simkn top or videothis may be a good read for you. Apr 15, Alexander Draganov rated it it was amazing. It just seems to lack that storytelling spark authors like Ben Counter have when writing about ancient Chaotic aspects of the Warhammer universe. As the body count rises Kais begins to question the driving ideology of his people and realises just how unforgiving the universe truly is.
We follow Kais, a Tau fire warrior fird doesn’t quite fit in, suprrier his first mission, to rescue a respected leader from some Adeptus Astartes. Warhammer 40, 1 – 10 of books. The author or editor? Jun 27, Rob no rated it really liked it Recommends it for: So, what’s the problem? So, reading fiction that fleshes fkre one faction is exceedingly intriguing to me. First off, the overall story is a good one.
Deadering rated it really liked it Aug 27, Elcarpe rated it really liked it Feb 17, It is talked about as being spurrief serious threat, a corrupting power in its own right.
Well simoj your money and a must buy for any devoted Tau fan. I am a Tau lover so this book was for me. Powered by WordPress Designed by: The grim darkness of the far future demands that combatants be made of harder, darker stuff. Yet with reinforcements from both sides arriving en mass, it becomes clear that someone is pulling strings…. Dec 27, Azam rated it it was ok Shelves: David rated it liked it Jan 16, All the justification is there.
Nov 15, Christian rated it really liked it. The descriptions simn very good and there is a healthy dose of horror in the novel, so it is not for those who are more squeamish. He considers how this reflects upon human dominance in the galaxy and realises with each ship that is destroyed the Tau fleet is fie committing a form of genocide.
Peter rated it it was amazing Jun 28, Why its rating here is so low, I honestly have no idea, although I suspect that Space Marines fanatics have downvoted the rating, like it happened with the Warriog Path novel series. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Preview — Fire Warrior by Simon Spurrier.
None of this is to say that the central characters are badly written or overlooked. As such what he lacks in terms of a well rounded personality he makes up for being Governor Von Doom.
Well worth your money and a must buy for any devoted Tau fan. They spuurrier act juvenile rather than simply insane, make too many obvious errors even for fanatics; and lack the descriptions of mutations and equipment which might have helped express their prolonged lives.
As a WH40K fluff fan i loved this book. Despite having only written a handful of books for Black Library Spurrierr shows distinct skill when writing about the Warhammer universe. Something like a graphic novel simob the pictures. I hope for more Tau books and keep my fingers crosses that Kais will reappear in future novels. These are not used in the same way authors like Graham McNeill would, to give events greater scope, warroor are instead utilised to give the book more flavour.
Taylor rated it really liked it Nov 04, Played the game of the same name on PC whilst reading on the 2nd and 3rd times and the book helps the game out more than the game helps the book. This results in ridiculous scenarios which are awesome in a game but out of place in a 40K novel which is hard, given the setting.
By the end of the book, they are a knowable race with understandable motivations and failures. This is my favourite out of shadowsun and farsight only because I’ve read it 3 times and the others I’ve yet to come back to.
A horrible game accompanied by dire very very mundane and boring book.