Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss is thrilling, action-packed science fiction that longtime Halo fans and newcomers alike will enjoy. 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 seems possible. But though the fighting's stopped, the war is far from over: it's just gone underground.
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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 seems possible.
But though the fighting's stopped, the war is far from over: it's just gone underground. Meanwhile, the Arbiter, the defector turned leader of a broken Covenant, struggles to stave off civil war among his divided people. Across the galaxy, a woman thought to have died on Reach is actually very much alive. Chief scientist Dr. Catherine Halsey broke every law in the book to create the Spartans, and now she's broken some more to save them.
Marooned with Chief Mendez and a Spartan team in a Forerunner slipspace bubble hidden in the destroyed planet Onyx, she finds that the shield world has been guarding an ancient secret — a treasure trove of Forerunner technology that will change everything for the UNSC and mankind. I have to admit I was really looking forward to this. I've read a majority of the Star Wars books and I feel I can safely say I mostly enjoyed reading this book.
It's unfortunate that the author's heavy-handed approach to the Dr. Halsey story line really hurts what could have been a good book. As it is now, it should Halo Glasslands. Karen Traviss. A former defense correspondent and TV and newspaper journalist, she lives in England.
Halo: Glasslands is the first novel in the Kilo-Five trilogy , a multi-book deal between Tor Books and bestselling writer Karen Traviss , taking place within the Halo universe. Traviss has clarified the term "sequel" in regards to the statement by saying: "It isn't a sequel to Ghosts of Onyx in the sense that you mean a sequel, i. There'll be new characters and new storylines. The prologue begins within the Micro Dyson Sphere , where Dr. Telcam accuses the human race and Thel 'Vadam of spreading lies about the Forerunners and the Halos , citing that these revelations have created significant religious and political divisions amongst the Sangheili. Osman offers to arm Telcam's splinter group with Covenant weapons on the condition that they stay as far away from humanity as possible upon their victory. Telcam agrees to the arrangement.
Halo: Glasslands (Kilo-Five Trilogy #1)
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She was also the lead writer on the blockbuster Gears of War 3 video game from Epic Games. A former defense correspondent and television and newspaper journalist, she lives in Wiltshire, England. Karen Traviss. The first novel of the Kilo-Five Trilogy by 1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Traviss—part of the expanded universe based on the award-winning video game series Halo!