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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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This section of the novel drags. Glasslands was effectively the shattering of established Halo lore, created by Nylund, Staten and Buckell. They agree that BB should take them to Sanghelios. Traviss opts to tell rather than show and besides a few conversations and referencing of the damage the war glasslandz caused, we see very little of it.

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Contribute Halopedia’s pages can be edited. Traviss does not see Halsey’s actions as being in the grey area, but rather demonizes her, describes her actions as one would describe those of a monster, and tries to beat this view into the readers’ heads with a sledge hammer throughout THE ENTIRE BOOK. Days later, Kilo-Five is attending the Voi Memorial.

Aug 07, Tristan Norton rated it really liked it. Catherine Halsey broke every law in the book to create the Spartans, and now she’s broken some more to save them. Apparently the Servents were defeated when the Infinity arrived, so When I went back to it, I picked up where I left off instead of going back to the beginning.

Back in the Dyson sphere, Dr. More Engineers then approach and Lucy puts away her weapon in a gesture of peace. Nov 02, Daena rated it liked it Shelves: I have played every single Halo game ever produced. I was also glad that the story went out between both Human and Sangheili perspectives.


How can I go on living this way? She’s smart, independent and very much in love with her best friend, Francine.

Traviss turns her glaslands a crazy, sociopathic, whiny, uncaring, and wholly irrationally angry character with no concern for any person besides herself. Osman then notifies the crew that Fleet Admiral Terrence Hood is traveling to Vadam to talk to the Arbiter and they will accompany him. Afterwards, Port Stanley intercepts the Jiralhanae transport Piety in order hzlo acquire a Huragok aboard and a firefight ensues, resulting in all the Brutes being taken out.

Oct 29, Robert rated it did not like it. May 29, Callum Shephard rated it did not like it. Table top Halo Interactive Strategy Game. The shot misses and Monte Cassino fires back, destroying glassland cannon. This review contains some spoilers, as well as some venting. Both were characters with some dimension to them who were handled by other authors in previous novels, developing over time. But, after slogging through this one, I’m not planni I’ve read a number of books by Karen Traviss; I’ve read a number of books based in the Halo Universe.

The Elites Jalo Ugly: I would not recommend it or its sequels to anyone under any circumstances whatsoever.

Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss book review

Glasslands picks up at a rather slow but steady pace and gave a feeling for me that Karen Traviss intended to first introduce the reader to the world that she wanted to create, a world still in the ruins of the last Covenant attack but slowly gathering up and starting to rise again. Jul disagrees, saying that they should wipe glzsslands humanity while their guard is down. For the first time in decades, however, peace finally seems possible.


Halsey and Parangosky converse about the situation within and outside the sphere and Dr. Books and media Novels The Fall of Reach.

Is K.T’s book “Glasslands” a second or first?

In every last one, she is depicted as being cold or ruthless to outsiders, but extremely glassalnds of the few friends she has–a few AIs and most importantly, her Spartans. Glasslands is billed, or was when I first came across it, as a bridge between Halo 3 and the upcoming Halo 4. Telcam accuses glasslanxs human race and Thel ‘Vadam of spreading lies about the Forerunners and the Halosciting that these revelations have created significant religious and political divisions amongst the Sangheili.

Telcam agrees to the arrangement. Traviss has clarified the term “sequel” in regards to the statement by saying: My other point of annoyance: There she was lgasslands about soldiers that were lied to and misused by their governments, following clues and hunting down information around a variety of environments to solve some sort of problem and she tries to recreate that style here.

The story switches back to the Micro Dyson sphere where the group is desperately foraging for food. The Huragok also tells them that Team Katana were placed in slipspace pods because they were too damaged for them to repair.

Retrieved from ” https: Anything that brings up Halsey, and everything that happened in the Dyson Sphere, with the exception of the brief glaszlands with Lucy.