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The Legend of Sigmar (Time of Legends: The Legend of Sigmar Omnibus)

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Sigmar is the greatest leader of men the world has ever known. By saving the high king of the dwarfs, he earned the eternal friendship of the mountain folk. When a mighty horde of orcs threatened his lands, he united the tribes of men to stand against them at Black Fire Pass. He broke the siege of Middenheim and pushed back the forces of Chaos. In defeating the great ...more
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Published July 24th 2012 by Games Workshop
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Adon Coya
Apr 26, 2013 Adon Coya rated it liked it
An interesting trilogy, where the writer matured while writing - the third book is by far the best of the three. Having played RPG in this world, I found the description consistent and interesting. Characters are a bit shallow and two-dimensional, especially in the first book that presents a narrative in tandem with medieval viking sagas. The most bloated part was the battle descriptions (and there were a lot of those) which focused a lot on what actors were doing instead of advancing the plot - ...more
Sep 15, 2014 Dennis rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Legend of Sigmar, written by Graham McNeill, is an omnibus containing the fantasy Warhammer's trilogy about the Empire's founder with an addition of a short story in the book's final part. This collection fully focuses on Sigmar’s first twenty five years of ruling and the initial, very dangerous threats which would be the united land’s doom if not defeated.
The first volume, Heldenhammer, tells the story of the Emperor as a growing youth, taught and guided by his father and closest, childhood
Gavin Gates
Jul 19, 2012 Gavin Gates rated it it was amazing
In the world of Warhammer the name Sigmar and the legends of his exploits are pretty well known, so, being more a fan of a good adventure than of hack and slash this trilogy (Heldenhammer, Empire and Godking) 'Heldenhammer' sets out bringing together the rise of Sigmar from his first battle to the battle of the Black Fire Pass (very significant in the timeline of the warhammer setting) throughout Sigmar is obviously the main focus, the dialogue stays realistic and to my surprise Sigmar is ...more
Dylan Murphy
I never thought that I would get into Warhammer Fantasy. I had a good number of fantasy series that I was into(Sword of Truth, Song of Ice and Fire, LoTR, etc.) but after I saw that Black Library released these GIGANTIC(literally the biggest things on my bookshelf) omnibus editions, with amazing artwork, for only $17.50, I had to check it out.
The trilogy had me from the get go, I fell in love with Reikdorf, Sigmar, Wolfgart, Ravenna, etc.
All of the characters feel real, from Sigmar in his flawed
Mar 08, 2014 Sethatonious rated it really liked it
This is a solid read, especially for those who enjoy the warhammer realm. My only complaint is the ending. Not what happens, but more so how quickly it happen. It felt like the author had no time to finish the book the way he wanted to, and just threw a simple ending together to give the story come closure.
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Never thought I would like anything about the Empire, but this book gives a very good overview of how the Empire began.
Feb 23, 2013 Chad rated it it was amazing
If you like the Warhammer universe, this book is a five star. If not but love fantasy, it's a four star read. I loved it!
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Hailing from Scotland, Graham McNeill narrowly escaped a career in surveying to work for Games Workshop as a games designer. He has a strong following with his novels Nightbringer, Warriors of Ultramar, Dead Sky, Black Sun and Storm of Iron.
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