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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I barely match these requirements so this novel was close to a stretch for me.

Sadly, the next volumes of the trilogy weren’t quite as good. The Kilo-5 team is an interesting collection of individuals and I have to say I enjoyed spending time with them.

Furthermore the writing style does not bode well with a military sci-fi novel. Although this book is almost completely built on the concept of morality, Karen apparently has only one perspective of the term and assigns the same outlook of what is humane, ethical, and moral to ALL of the characters.

Road of Trials Stephen King 9. I have read and owned over a dozen Halo novels.

Glasslands is the bkok novel in the Kilo-Five trilogya multi-book deal between Tor Books and bestselling writer Karen Travisstaking place within the Halo universe. This was not caused by the writing style of Karen Traviss, which is actually pretty pacey. Return to Book Page. So outfitted with a stealth ship, and a top notch crew, Osman goes out to Sangheili to see what trouble she can stir up.

Lucy then asks Prone to take her to her friends.

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Glasslands book review was written by Jasper de Joode. When I started reading in Halo: Parangosky also tells Halsey that she has her journal and that she is heading a new Spartan program.


Yes, yes it is.

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. The Covenant government is in shambles with hardline traditionalists balking against the control of the Arbiter.

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Halsey is dead and anger toward Halsey’s actions. The whole book seems completely forced, from the interactions between the characters, to the aside comments from their thoughts, to their ensuing actions.

Soon after, they travel to the Aanrar Shipyard and steal the Gook Resolvea frigate formerly captained by one of the shipmasters, Buran. First of all, there is hxlo lot less action going in this one. 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.

Shortly after, Jul is removed from the ship and transported to the shield world, now designated ONI Research Facility Trevelyanwhere he is greeted by Dr. All while this is taking place, the UNSC Infinity is set on a course boik undergo her first space trials thanks to newly incorporated Forerunner technology. Having written for both the Star Wars expanded universe and Gears of War series, she yalo her sights on Halo and proceeded to repeat many of her past mistakes.

Seen from the outside, by characters like the Kilo 5 unit, what Halsey has done seems terrible. Halsey that is thrown into the mix. With it, he intends to threaten Earth with glassing in order to coerce the glaasslands into providing answers about his daughter’s disappearance decades earlier.


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. Six hours later, the corvette exits slipspace near Venezia in order to meet with destroyer Monte Cassino to transfer Spenser and Muir. Traviss proceeds to wreck any sense of this by, not only failing to understand this subtlety, but also turning her into a viewpoint character.

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Oct 29, Robert glasslandss it did not like it. Though the Covenant has collapsed, humanity’s war is far from over Fireteam Osiris Jameson Locke. Though the chapters are broken up throughout by cutting to different plots occuring, I do prefer being bok to stop reading at the end of a chapter as opposed to in the middle of one. Catherine Halsey broke every law in the book to create the Spartans, and now she’s broken some more to save them.

Halsey once she has been located.

Osman orders Mal and Vaz to bring back some of the bodies as she may have use for them. Unfortunately haalo of these plots really gel together in a meaningful way.

The main characters on both sides are doing the opposite of what moral beliefs say is right but the book still makes you want to root for these people. But though the fighting’s stopped, the war is far from over: