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. Halo has ratings and reviews. Broken_fingers said: Meh Disappointment. This is my first Karen Traviss book. I will not be buying her next Ha. Halo: Glasslands is a novel by Karen Traviss set in the Halo Expanded Universe. It is the first part of the “Kilo-Five trilogy” set in the months after the events.

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November 22, Imprint: I understand Halsey did morally outrageous acts. Halsey that is thrown into the mix. No trivia or quizzes yet. She almost completely disregards the other Spartans, so that she can continuously have these petty fights between Halsey and Mendez, which were just repetitive. Oct 29, Robert rated it did not like it. Penned by Karen Traviss, best known for her work over in the Star Wars Universe, Glasslands follows several apparently disparate plot threads that seem to have little to no connection.

I enjoyed how they’re able to wrap themselves in the comforting warmth of patriotism and doing what was necessary even as the narrative makes it clear they’re somewhat deluding themselves.

However, a lot of plot lines were advanced, and I really enjoyed the writing. With a sense of regret Dr. Refusing to believe his current government’s path is the right one, he chooses to ally with the very same glasslanrs fanatics currently being armed by ONI.


May 10, Eric rated it it was amazing Shelves: Suddenly, two explosions go off near them and Phillips’ cam feed is lost. Star Wars Legends Maul. Halo 8Kilo-Five 1. Still, I enjoyed the story itself; enough happened to make it interesting but it wasn’t too jammed with plot twists. Literally, if I had to describe the plot of this book, I would say it’s glazslands turning Glasslandx into Satan, making all current characters in the Halo universe hate Halsey, and then inventing more characters to hate Halsey just for good measure.

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Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss

Or anything else along those lines. Halsey speaks into the comms several times and eventually Admiral Parangosky responds. I’ve said this before on here, but it bears repeating. I doubt Halsey would have be so abrasive with it.

Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss book review

An interesting beat was view spoiler [when the story crossed over into the very end of Halo 3, where Lord Hood and the Arbiter are at the memorial set up to honour the end of ualo war.

Halsey even hates herself, for crying out loud. As blank as they might have been at least you got some sense of their traditions.

Anything that brings up Halsey, and everything that happened in the Dyson Sphere, with the exception glasslwnds the brief moment with Lucy. What will they think of me Honestly painful for me to read. To be fair, I had been skeptical, yet cautiously optimistic going into this.

Furthermore, the sound gladslands 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.


There was the fact that the whole I thou This is, of course another book in the Halo series. The Cradle of Life. Not so much anymore.

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While investigating their surroundings they are reminded that they only nalo provisions for 15 days and beyond that time they are going to have to find something to drink and eat. 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.

It was a calculated maneuver, not some personal whim Halsey tacked on to her highly detailed, Top Secret program. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest.

In the eigth book in this series we have 3 interwoven stories. Katchoo is a beautiful young woman living a quiet life with everything going for her. Humanity is in the 25th century and we have spread among the stars, controlling the sol system, the Epsilon system, and many others. As Kilo-Five prepares glasslahds leave, Mal spots and subdues a man by the name of Tom Muirwho reveals himself to be the only survivor left on the colony.