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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Something like a graphic novel without the pictures. Based on the popular Playstation 2 video game from THQ, this is the action-packed tale of a young Fire Warrior sworn to protect the enigmatic rulers of the benevolent Tau empire who are known as the Ethereals.

Fire Warrior

Taylor rated it really liked it Nov 04, But for those who do, I can barely recommend this book, as it was just such a pain to slog through, even though the story is a good one. John rated it really liked it Oct 27, I hope for more Tau books and keep my fingers crosses that Kais will reappear in sputrier novels.

He considers how this reflects upon human dominance in the galaxy and realises with each ship that is destroyed the Tau fleet is effectively committing a form of genocide. Oct 18, HuggablySoft rated it liked it.

A graphic description of a video game at least that’s how my mind’s eye sees it. Feb 10, Erin rated it it was amazing. First off, the overall simoon is a good one. And the battles – the battles are incredible, over the top action violence, first against human warriors and after that again hideous monsters.


For whatever reason, his work normally is not to my liking. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Fire Warrior (Warhammer 40,) by Simon Spurrier – Risingshadow

Jan 28, Matt rated it liked it Shelves: Perhaps the best example of this is Tikoloshe, an insane dreadnought Kais encounters while fleeing a stricken vessel. I have loved the Warhammer 40, WH40K setting for more than a decade. It gets boring quickly because the plot armor is so thick you know nothing will happen to the protagonist, and the book doesn’t give many supporting cast to care about. This is the perfect setting for a miniatures game where slurrier people with different factions can face off.

As such what he lacks in terms of a well rounded personality he makes up for being Governor Von Doom. None of this is to say that the central characters are badly written or overlooked. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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 Eldar Path novel series. 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 kil This book encapsulates the spkrrier with adapting books from computer games, especially first person shooters.

So why three stars, because Spurrier does one thing really well – he is great at describing Chaos spurtier demons. If one is looking for a Tau-filled experience with amazingly capable Now now wait just a second! His narrative style manages to near perfectly balance out the rapid pacing of the conflict with surprising depth and makes the Tau feel alien without it causing you a headache trying to read it. Even the ending took a twist I was not expecting.


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Spurrior does an excellent job making Tau culture different than Imperium culture and I really enjoyed reading about Tau battlesuits. At the end of the day if you can forgive one or two minor discrepancies in the canon and the book skimming over aspects of Chaos usually emphasised in other novels, Fire Warrior is a solid read.

Feb 11, Kelton rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? The book frequently switches between human and xenos viewpoints to contrast the cultures and flesh out events, often using them as a chance to comment upon one another.

Sean H rated it it was ok Jan 16, This is my favourite spurroer of shadowsun and farsight only because I’ve read it 3 times and the others I’ve yet to come back to.

That part was amazing! Trivia About Fire Warrior. I am a Tau lover firf this book was for me. Despite having only written a handful of books for Black Library Spurrier shows distinct skill when writing about the Warhammer universe.