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. The Covenant has collapsed after a long, brutal war that saw billions slaughtered on Earth and her colonies. For the first time in decades, however, peace finally. Is Karen Traviss’ book Glasslands a first part or a second part of a Ghosts of Onyx, while a main installment of Halo novels, isn’t part of a.

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It gets worse for Doctor Halsey as Captain Serin Osman, a Spartan-II program “washout”, plots revenge against her for the kidnapping and body-horror she endured. Official Spartan Field Manual.

Traviss not only writes him in the exact manner she does humans, with no differentiation in descriptions, thought or style but supplants his personality. As soon as I found out that Halo: It is in this sphere that Hasley is completely blocked from the outside world, but engaged in her research she tries to unravel the Forerunners technology. Orbital Drop Shock Troopers.

Meanwhile, one of the Huragok communicates to Lucy using a panel and introduces itself as Prone to Drift.

For the first time in decades, however, peace finally seems possible. There were a few scenes depicting Noami battling against the Covenant which showed the Spartan concept quite neatly. The Covenant has collapsed after a long, brutal war that saw billions slaughtered on Earth and her colonies.

The covenant is a space faring empire, comprised of a collection of alien races intertwined in a caste system. I grew quite attached to Kilo-five and I still hold out that we will see a return to to their actions early in the novel.

I have played every single Halo game ever produced. Halsey speaks into the comms several times and eventually Admiral Parangosky responds. But in recent times, rebellions have arisen and the U. May 22, Josiah rated it liked it. Jul 28, I.


Overall, the story is a nice change of pace and fleshes out the universe g,asslands a whole, and I am very much glad that I read it. Telcam accuses the human race and Gkasslands ‘Vadam of spreading lies about the Forerunners and the Halosciting that these revelations have created significant religious and political divisions amongst the Sangheili.

I believe Karen Traviss is aware of just how hypocritical Chief Mendez and Admiral Parangosky are being, though, attempting to project guilt from their own sins on her. They all made logical sense from many viewpoints, trying to tie up the loose ends that there still are and then only moving forward.

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Edit this page Discuss this page Page history. Still, I enjoyed the story itself; enough happened to make it interesting but it wasn’t too jammed with plot twists. Even though this is my first Halo book I could directly get the hostility between the Covenant and the humans.

Furthermore, the sound concept was For reasons that are beyond me, I cannot understand why the people at Microsoft and i would sign a contract with an author who had gained notoriety after her work on Star Wars.

The continuation of how Ghosts of Onyx ended was very interesting, as was reading portions of the fallout of the end of the Human-Covenant war. Doctor Halsey is attempting to make up for her crimes in creating the original Spartans by protecting them from the destruction of the galaxy at the hands of the Flood. 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.

Every character in the novel is written to hapo against Halsey; constantly humiliating her and utilising her for their own glasskands. I had heard rumors that Traviss had done some t This review contains some spoilers, as glassslands as some venting.


Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss

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. While the interruption of one perspective often stymies interest generated by another. Ignoring the fact this hapo have outright killed the unenhanced woman in her mid-sixties, this is connoted as if this were a child striking back against an abusive parent.

Goto, Campbell, Hopeless; whatever the quality of their work on some level they were at least trying to write something for other people to enjoy. 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. As Kilo-Five prepares to leave, Mal spots and subdues a man by the name of Tom Muirwho reveals himself to be the only survivor left on the colony. The Huragok also tells them that Team Katana were placed in slipspace pods because they were too damaged for them to repair.

An extremely dramatic scene where Lucy speaks for the first time in eight years is–please pardon my language here–is completely shit on glasslanes the fact that an incoherently irrationally screaming Halsey is what finally gives Lucy the will to cry out. Meanwhile tensions between the Sangheili have reached fever pitch. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.