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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The Sangheili and humans agreed to a cease-fire, but there are still people on both sides who disagree with the leadership’s decision to end hostilities. There she was writing 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 glqsslands problem and she tries to recreate that style here.
She now openly hates Mendez, and Mendez openly hates her in return. The story is very nice because it also highlights another previously unexplored side of the galaxy and sheds some light on some of the horrible acts of the calculating Doctor Halsey, the engineer of the Spartan Program, as well as fills in several small plot holes.
Related sites Official Halo Waypoint. Who are the characters used to argue against her? Catherine Halsey broke every law in the book to create the Spartans, and now she’s broken some more to save them. Mar 10, Logan rated it did not like it Shelves: She’s smart, independent and very much in love with her best friend, Francine. Traviss’ strength in the Republic Commando series came from the personal interactions of the characters. What had originally been a touching scene between a Lucy who was struggling to bring words to life and an Engineer who doesn’t know what is wrong, but just wants to fix her one of the few good moments of the entire book, I loved this scene until the endis completely torn apart by a Halsey that is acting completely unlike anything that has ever been written about her.
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.
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. The Covenant has collapsed after a long, brutal war that saw billions slaughtered on Earth and her colonies.
Halo: Glasslands – Halopedia, the Halo encyclopedia
The Prophets ruled the Covenant as an iron-fisted religious dictatorship, so without their control, the Sangheili lack concrete political systems, or any caste other than warriors. All of them are written in exactly the same manner no matter with political standing, plans or even opinions.
Upon landing, they find a temple which appears to be of Forerunner origins. The Elites The Ugly: While I didn’t always agree with her portrayal of characters in those books, I’ve rarely met an author who was nicer to her fans.
Halo: Glasslands (Literature) – TV Tropes
Jan 03, Robert Thompson rated it really liked it. I doubt I will be able to finish it. As with the rest of the book, she takes a look at the situation and comes to interesting conclusions. Opening after the majority of the events of Halo 3 the novel actually overlaps with the end cutscene at one point the novel follows the aftermath of the Covenant war and the battle hwlo the Flood.
I have been invested in the Halo community and universe for a full decade. Reclaimer Saga Halo 4. Meanwhile tensions between the Sangheili have reached fever pitch. The book also makes me even more eager for the upcoming Halo 4. Catherine Halsey – are explored. There was the fact that the whole I thought that the way the caratchers were further evolved was a great expasion to the vast Halo universe.
Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss
My other point of annoyance: Halsey is dead and anger toward Halsey’s actions. Blue reference in the forward.
Glasslands by Karen Traviss. May 22, Josiah rated it liked it. But, the survivors were forged into a nearly unstoppable group of warriors, that when outfitted with the hyper advanced Mylnior power armour, These super soldiers spearheaded the war effort against the covenant, buying the U. Sadly, the next volumes of the trilogy weren’t quite as good.
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. Halsey, creator of Spartans like Master Chief, as a war criminal.