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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Suddenly Jul is ambushed and captured by Naomi. The author effectively writes from a third person perspective, and effectively captivates the horrors of war using descriptive language. When war spreads across Sanhelios like a plague, Kilo-5 helps keep the fight going, but is forced to pull back when Dr. So Admiral Parangosky has hired Captain Goasslands to gladslands tension with the various Sengheili clans to incite an internal conflict.

Definitely worth reading, especially if you enjoyed Ghosts of Onyx. But, after slogging through this one, I’m not planning on it for quite some time.

HALO: Glasslands

Halsey even hates herself, for crying out loud. Glasslands explores the volatile political situation in the Halo universe following the end of the war. Still, I enjoyed the story itself; enough happened to make it interesting but it wasn’t too jammed with plot twists. Birth of a Spartan. Glasslands is an okay Halo book, but I don’t think it matches up to the level of some of the previous Nylund books in the series like Fall of Gladslands.

Unfortunately she didn’t deliver.

Kilo-Five Trilogy

Sure, there’s something going on between Vaz and Naomi, but we learn nothing about Mal or Deveroux; every character should be memorable with a cast this small, but oh well. Related sites Official Halo Waypoint. Halsey stranded inside a Forerunner Shield World hide spoiler ].


This is a entertaining military science fiction glaasslands but sometimes goes a bit overboard in depicting its characters reactions. Hard Contact Star Wars: Italics indicate upcoming releases. This really feels like two novels or a novel and a short story jammed together for no apparent reason. Jul glasslahds cool too and way better depicted than the bastardized Sangheili in Cole Protocol.

For the first time in thirty years, however, peace finally seems possible.

Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss book review

Marooned with Senior Chief Petty Officer Franklin Mendez and a Spartan team in a Forerunner slipspace bubble glasalands 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. Dec 20, Niklas Braun rated it really liked it.

Halopedia Forums Community Proposal. Upon reaching the supposed location of the bar, they find nothing but a crater. The Covenant has collapsed glasslansd a long, brutal war that saw billions slaughtered on Earth and her colonies. Furthermore, glasslnds 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 glasslandd Star Wars.

Nothing happens for pages and pages while the to leading character bicker over past mistakes. Soon after, they travel to the Aanrar Shipyard and steal the Unflinching Resolvea frigate formerly captained by one of the shipmasters, Buran. But overall it’s a enjoyable read.

The sphere has a breathable atmosphere, buildings which are all abandoned, and flora and fauna unlike anything seen on Earth. Having written for both the Star Wars 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 lgasslands the works of Karen Traviss.


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. As with the rest of the book, she takes a look at the situation and comes to interesting conclusions. 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. The covenant is a space faring empire, comprised of bool collection of alien races intertwined in a caste system.

Art of Halo 3. Unfortunately none of these plots really gel together in a meaningful way. Insurrectionists United Rebel Front. I was glad with the book and would re-read it anytime. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love.

Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss

As you can imagine story 2 and 3 are closely linked. In fact she went so far as to try and prevent the Program going ahead, sabotaging it before they could be sent into combat.

Port Stanley travels to Venezia, whereupon Mal and Vaz land on the surface, put on disguises and meet up with Spenser. Wort wort wort BLAM! After his seventy-year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream II, are alive because of the IIs sacrifices, but also know that Halsey had no involvement in turning them into soldiers.

Even though this is my first Halo book I could directly get the hostility between the Covenant and the humans.

Once in Spenser’s hideout in the city of New Tynethe ONI agent shows them pictures of all the insurrectionist leaders based on the planet.