Gordon Rennie is the writer of Missionary Man and Glimmer Rats for AD, Bloodquest and Kal Jerico for Warhammer Monthly, and other stories for Inferno!. Kal Jericho: The Omnibus (Necromunda) – Kindle edition by Will McDermott, Gordon Rennie. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or. But you know him better as Kal Jerico, bounty hunter extraordinaire. A Black Library original, Kal – and his sidekick Scabbs, who also comes.
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Return to Book Page. In the lawless underhive of Necromunda, none are more feared than the bounty hunters, vicious individuals who track and capture anyone who has displeased the guilders. And no bounty hunter is better known than Kal Jefico. With his sidekick Scabbs and psychotic killer Yolanda in tow, Kal is never far from danger. This omnibus edition contains the novels Blood Royal, Cardinal Crimson, Lasgun Wedding and the complete Kal Jerico comic series, including Above and Beyond, reprinted for the very first time since its original appearance in the pages of Warhammer Monthly Print on Demandjreico.
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To ask other readers questions about The Complete Kal Jericoplease sign up. Be the first to ask a question about The Complete Kal Jerico. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Feb 15, nooker rated it really liked it Shelves: This is the all things Kal Jerico Omnibus. It starts with the comics which are very cool as you can actually see what the Underhive and the residents human and not look like.
Over all they are very cool and look good too. One thing that bugs me about the Omnibus in general is that the comics are all at the beginning. After reading it all it doesn’t feel like the comics all to This is the all things Kal Jerico Omnibus. After reading it all it doesn’t feel like the comics all took place before the novels and it would have been nice to have them inter-spliced accurately.
Blood Royal is the first full Novel in the Omnibus. Before I get into it, because I’m going to nitpick, I did like this book. I’ve yet to read a Necromunda, or really any book in the 40k universe that I didn’t come away with something that made me glad I read it.
Now this is a Kal Jerico book, so it is bounty hunting, only this time the client is his father, Lord Helmwar, planetary governor of Necromunda. The target is Kal’s insane, blood thirsty brother it seems that there are about offspring.
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Through the pursuit we get to see pretty much all aspects of Necromund from the upper spire, to the Underhive, to the Ash Wastes although that was strangely placed within the hive. We also get to see several houses. Delaque have their usual role of spies and assassins and act as antagonists here. Kal is bounty hunting with Yolanda by this point partners up with her in the comicsso her Escher Gang the Wildcats play a big part, especially towards the end.
We also even get a brief glimpse of a Goliath couple and a general idea of how bad it can be living in the Underhive through them. We see an Van Saar gang, but they get torn up before we really get to know them. Lastly, and perhaps unsurprisingly given where the bounty comes from, there are Spyers, but their execution is strange.
Explained thankfullybut strange. The authors don’t seem to really understand how the hives on Necromunda work. Jefico, the Ash Wastes are outside the hive. This can be overlooked given the shear volume of the hive, perhaps there are wastes within, especially in the lower, more run down levels, but this is not the impression I got when I was reading.
Next a leader is described as carrying a heavy plasma gun, something you can’t do in the game. Yes the potential for confusion is there, but this is a big part of his character, so it really should be gotten right.
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Finally a general criticism of the book. It ends with a massive reset button. There is no growth or addition to any of the characters.
You learned that Kal was the son of Lord Helwar and that Yolanda descended from the upper hive in the comics, so nothing new there. He’s no better off than he was before, not even briefly. Really, while a fun read, you wouldn’t loose anything by skipping it either. Cardinal Crimson Ok, still not really fond of Kal Jerico, but I liked this story more than the first. It’s really interesting to read a story preaching tolerance in the 40k universe.
Interesting views of how one forgets their roots as they gain power. Weird to see Orlocks engaged in slavery as it doesn’t fit in with my view of them, but it didn’t really see to fit in the author’s view either as one character commented on the strangeness of it.
Over all worth the read. Lasgun Wedding I’m not sure why Kal Jerico gets his own book, let alone 3. Still don’t like him, but the characters around him are cool. Realized when I got to the end that the cover is a bit of spoiler and if I had looked at it closer, I would have realized it. It was interesting just how much info that the story gave about inhabitants of the hive.
It explains Ratskin physiology some, more than I had ever had laid out before. Shows in good detail how cyber-mastiffs work on both autopilot and with commands. Shows politics in the uperhive. For that it is a great read.
For the main focus of the story, not so much. Chris Dobson rated it really liked it Jul 17, Nysse rated it really liked it Nov 30, Lee Riley rated it really liked it Aug 13, Zach rated it really liked it May 18, Miki Deda rated it really liked it Feb 27, Callum James rated it it was amazing Jan 08, Jack Doud rated it really liked it Mar 24, Ernest Law rated it really liked it Feb 22, Fernando Nieto Abad rated it really liked it Jun 27, Michal rated jeerico liked it Nov 12, Inkari Bonilha rated it really liked it Mar 15, Mike added it Mar 02, Matthew marked it as to-read Mar 09, Matt marked it as to-read Jun 12, Miguel Angel marked it as to-read Sep 01, Billy Candelaria marked it as to-read Jun 28, Somjai marked it as to-read Dec 15, Dylan Jdrico marked it as to-read Mar 13, Cory Williams marked it as to-read May 08, Carmen marked it as to-read May 29, Matthew marked it as to-read Aug 26, Ian Daley marked it as to-read Feb 13, Al McLean added it Mar 25, Yury marked it as to-read Aug 04, Stefan Jerioc marked it as to-read Aug 07, Daniel Stringent added it Sep 08, Jeffrey Van Gils marked it as to-read Oct 04, Rokton marked it as to-read Nov 23, Alexander van der Pol marked it as to-read Jan 09, Pablo Santamarina marked it as to-read May 12, Elizabeth marked it as to-read May 30, Trevor marked it as to-read Jul 15, Lee is currently reading it Aug 13, Bengi Paul marked it as to-read Oct 29, Brandon Carroll marked it as to-read Nov 19, Sean marked it as to-read Nov 27, Roman Zorin marked it as to-read Dec 29,