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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HALO: Glasslands

The crew of Port Stanley are sent on a secret mission to aid the Servants of Abiding Truth, a renegade Sangheili group, while Earth officially supported the Arbiter, the Sangheili leader who saved humanity during the human-covenant war.

Next to what the humans devised gear wise and enhancement wise, there is also the Forerunner technology which still remains somewhat obscure but now there are some of the Engineers that descended from the Forerunner helping the humans. The Author, Karen Travis, focuses on telling a much more personal story rather than an action driven narrative that most of the halo books maintain.

While investigating their surroundings they are reminded tha In the eigth glasslanrs in this series we have 3 interwoven stories. The book also makes me even more eager for the upcoming Halo 4.

Honestly painful for me to read.

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Still I’d have given it a better score, maybe even up to three stars, but the book the ends with a cliff hanger and seems hwlo set up a more action-oriented story. She no longer cares about the Spartans, and views the Spartan-IIIs as being inferior to her IIs, of whom she no longer seems to be protective of or concerned for.

Write a reader review Thank you for taking the time to write a review on this book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book. Some pretty big words, and lots of detail. Captain Osman is also a somewhat tragic character as she has allied herself with ONI out of misguided rage and personal loyalty but the consequences of such may well be her becoming the same sort of person who created her tragedy in the first plans.


Where it falls apart is with the author and execution of such ideas, who turns something potentially exciting into wallpaper paste levels of drivel.

This bok a entertaining military science fiction novel but sometimes goes a bit overboard in depicting its characters reactions. Art of Halo 3. The Arbiter then takes interest in Phillips and tells him that he can return for a tour of Sanghelios if their ceasefire holds. Halsey speaks into the comms several times and eventually Admiral Parangosky responds.

I’m a sucker for completionism so I’ll probably be purchasing The Thursday War someday to see hako happens to Kilo squad. The Space Between Matthew Sturges 9. Halo remains one of my favorite sci-fi franchises. Insurrectionists United Rebel Front.

Marooned with Senior Chief Petty Officer Franklin Mendez and a Spartan team in a Glasslanxs slipspace bubble hidden in the destroyed planet Onyx, Halsey finds that this place has been guarding an ancient secret—a treasure trove of Forerunner technology that will change everything for the UNSC and mankind. In the second story; with the defeat of the Covenant our mortal enemy the war appears over however there are just too many radical factions still out there.

When Darcy makes Katchoo an offer s To be fair, I had been skeptical, yet cautiously optimistic going into this. But after many sacrifices on both sides, the covenant shattered from within as two of its leading species, the Sangheili and the Jiralhanae went to war. Technology Technological Achievement Tiers. He is still bitter about the defeat of his people by mankind and believes that mankind will not just let everyone get back to peace but in fact will eventually attack them.

Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack. I was glad with the book and would re-read it anytime. Meanwhile, one of the Huragok communicates to Lucy using a panel and introduces itself as Prone to Drift.


Page upon page upon page of dull exposition, short descriptors, and glacial plot development all leading up to a decent 50 pages and Overall, a good book and one I recommend to read, even if you haven’t read any Halo fiction or played any of the games. Batman discovers a trail of bodies, but no leads. 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.

Instead of relying on her wits and quick thinking, she is made out to be the outcast of the group, completely reliant on everyone else to keep her alive and safe.

The Thursday Warwas released on October 2, Literally, if I had to describe the plot of this book, I would say it’s about turning Halsey into Satan, making all current characters in the Halo universe hate Halsey, and then inventing more characters to hate Halsey just for good measure. Threads of the story also have connections to Halo 4. Afterwards, Prone and the other Huragok create three more Engineers to assist Halsey with the Forerunner artifacts as he and the others must stay behind in the sphere.

That said, I enjoyed how Glasslands was connected to Ghosts of Onyx. Her stories were always addictive, don’t get me wrong, but this one was closer to “well-done” as opposed to “entertaining”.

Despite his best efforts former Arbiter Thel Vadam finds many of his people are still heavily bound to worship of the Forerunners and seek to return to war against all unbelievers. 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.