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Halo: Glasslands is the first novel in an all-new Halo trilogy based on the Xbox Halo videogame series. Karen Traviss, who has penned number. Halo has ratings and reviews. Broken_fingers said: Meh Disappointment. This is my first Karen Traviss book. I will not be buying her next Ha. Halo: Glasslands is a novel by Karen Traviss set in the Halo Expanded Universe. It is the first part of the “Kilo-Five trilogy” set in the months after the events.

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Given the author Karen Traviss’ familiarity with real-life blowback from doing the same with the future Taliban during the Soviet-Afghanistan War, I can only assume the foolishness of this action was deliberate.

Halo 1 – 10 of 25 books. Batman discovers a trail of bodies, but no leads. Then, the children went through a series glasslandss painful biological upgrades that caused seventy percent of the children to die. The Master Chief was generally written with a little depth – or at least, accurate to the deadpan, stoic character he is in the games – but the other Spartans were painted very thinly.

Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss book review

Which after the revelation in the end is more than justified. This absolutely destroyed any immersion I had in the book, and was never able to get pulled back into it.

Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. They eventually discover a black, bottle-sized cylinder that appears to be monitoring them, but it escapes capture.


Their base is on a Forerunner location, the Forerunner as the name might imply are the ancestors and created some pretty advanced technology. Ratings and Reviews 0 2 star ratings 0 reviews. Literature in the Halo franchise.

Then there’s the ending, which I’d love to discuss with some of you on here. As things move towards peace it is these traditionalists and the Office of Naval Intelligence ONI that seek to keep things off balance. Catherine Hasley you glassands up with her and some of the Spartans which she created in a pretty grim manner.

And it turns out that the UNSC doesn’t seem like the hero in every human’s eye. They find the Huragok and discover its name is Requires Adjustment. The sense of betrayal about the Spartan III’s and Mendez’s own personal guilt and hate for what Halsey and him essentially did all boiled down to some very interesting glasslandss.

Everything the author was trying to do seemed a little too deliberate and it felt like too much time was spent tossing around English puns rather than developing the enthralling plot I expected.

I would would probably give this book a 4 instead of 3 star rating if it weren’t for an overwhelming negative glassslands towards the Spartan project. Apr 07, Anthony rated it did not like it.

Dec 20, Niklas Braun rated it really liked it. The political aftermath of the war was Extremely interesting. I thought perhaps he would land on this Dyson sphere, but that would be too easy and it would reveal the storyline for Halo 4 too early. Catherine Halsey, now detained aboard the station Ivanoffis lgasslands interrogated by Parangosky.


What she writes is personal filibusters. The first thing that I should mention is that I will have to re-read Ghosts of Onyx.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Sure she can be abrasive, but the scenario just felt like it was written just so Lucy would attack her. Read more Read less. It was a calculated maneuver, not some personal whim Halsey tacked flasslands to her glssslands detailed, Top Secret program.

Having written for both the Star Wars expanded universe and Gears of War series, she set her sights on Halo and proceeded to repeat many of her past mistakes.

Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss

It really accomplished nothing, and many of my “points” were just rants that the game did not shape up to be exactly how I glasslajds pictured it. Book 1 – The Pretenders Charlaine Harris 9.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Glasslands is the first in a new trilogy I just had to jump to the chance.

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