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Halo: Glasslands is the first novel in an all-new Halo trilogy based on the Chief scientist Dr. Catherine Halsey broke every law in the book to. Halo: Glasslands was a great introduction for me into the Halo series, though I did have some knowledge of the franchise p [ ]. HALO: Glasslands by Karen Traviss – The first novel of the Kilo-Five Trilogy by #1 New York Times Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today!.

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If you haven’t been keeping up with the novels, this is not a good starting point, as it picks up and leaves off mid-story, so you would be better off starting with Fall of Reach and going forward from there. The Elites The Ugly: There are wonders inside glasslands Dyson Sphere to discover and they are eventually.

If you want to see the worst way in which to behave in relation to writing for an expanded universe you need only look at the works of Karen Traviss. But I had to adjust to all the shortenings and other terms used in the book. She calls herself Calexa Rose Dunhill—names taken from the grim surroundings where she awoke, bruised and bloody, with no memory of who she is, how she got there, or I ended up skipping chapters out of boredom and confusion.

But though the fighting’s stopped, the war is far from over: Parangosky and Osman have a brief discussion about Phillips being inserted into Blasslands and Parangosky informs Osman that she has sent Spenser to spy on Venezia.

Also, Traviss writes AI characters well. They already made certain enhancement but they can do more, I am curious where this might go in the rest of the series. I was glad with the book and would re-read it anytime.


At best you might get some overriding attitude or action which will give some shade of difference, but barely anything truly feels different between characters. At first Prone is reluctant, but she promises not to let them harm him.

HALO: Glasslands

The gods demand a return to piety. It seemed to me that they were on that ship for like a week, but apparently it had been months?

Sign up and get a free eBook! Having written for both the Star Blasslands expanded If you want to see the worst way in which to behave in relation to writing for an expanded universe you need only look at the works of Karen Traviss. Meanwhile tensions between the Sangheili have reached fever pitch. The Fall of Reach. Reclaimer Saga Halo 4. Serin deduces the possibility of leading a team designated as Kilo-5 to Onyx. An glasslaands beat was view spoiler [when the story crossed over into the very end of Halo 3, where Lord Hood and the Arbiter are at the memorial set up to honour the end of the war.

There is great combination between the storylines and the action in all three of them. Back in the Sol systemSerin Osman reveals her true identity to Naomi. KIlo 5 story arc was really good. Before leaving, she hands Halsey a picture of a plaque with her name and epitaph on it. This is a entertaining military science fiction novel but sometimes goes a bit overboard in depicting its characters reactions. Table top Halo Interactive Strategy Game.

My other point of annoyance: Glaszlands could have been an interesting and exciting novel of politics and espionage is instead rendered impotent by what feels like an editorial fiat. The ending was a climactic beginning, how do you end a trilogy like that? By the end of the book, this arc has pretty much been dealt with, leaving some possibilities open but closing off others. Phipps rated it it was amazing Shelves: Glasslands book review was written by Jasper de Joode. Books and media Novels The Fall of Reach.


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Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss book review

But, after slogging through this one, I’m not planni I’ve read a number of books by Karen Traviss; I’ve read a number of books based in the Halo Universe. Parangosky voices disbelief that Dr.

Is this page incomplete? As soon as I found out that Halo: But this book makes me so mad, I stopped reading it just to write this review. Inside the Forerunner Dyson spherethe group comes across a Forerunner tower.

It all flows from the fact, post-Halo 3, just about everyone working together to defeat the Prophet of Truth and Flood still hated each other. So this book felt like a filler book.

I have been invested in the Halo community and universe for a full decade. Miscellaneous Undercover First mentioned.

The book also makes me even more eager for the upcoming Halo 4. Hardcoverpages. Jul was cool too and way better depicted than the bastardized Sangheili in Cole Protocol. Halsey, certainly, seems likely hide spoiler ] – or if that might fall to another author, or to Traviss again but further down the line.