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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I have read and owned over a dozen Halo novels.

The story revolves around a black operations squadron by the name of Kilo-5, operating in glqsslands very dangerous time.

The plot glassladns good taking place at the end of Halo 3 and has some good twists. Office of Naval Intelligence. Apr 13, Ben Smith rated it really liked it Shelves: There was the glasslanrs that the whole I thou This is, of course another book in the Halo series.

Glasslands is the first in a new trilogy I just had to jump to the chance. Threads of the story also have connections to Halo 4. The third story is about Shipmaster Jul who is a Sangheili. 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.

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Glasslands From Halopedia, the Halo wiki.

The Master Chief Collection. The Covenant has collapsed after a long, brutal war that saw billions slaughtered on Earth and her colonies. One of the few times the effects of the war is actually shown, on a glassed world so less, the scene is so utterly focused upon one conversation that you get barely any effective emphasis upon how horrifying the environment is.

Halo: Glasslands

Halsey’s mental struggles with the morality of what she has done, i. Afterwards, Prone comes back and grants them access to the control panel. Parangosky also believes Dr.

Halsey and Parangosky converse about the situation within and outside the sphere and Dr.

Sep 04, Adrian Bermejo rated it liked it. After his seventy-year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream Traviss seems to be responsible for building Sangheili society from the ground up, a system of feudal keeps and powerful women and scheming religious zealots.

Traviss opts to tell rather than show and besides a few conversations and referencing of the damage the war has caused, we see very little of it. Later, Jul and fellow former shipmaster Forze travel to Ontom in order to meet with the Abiding Truth.

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Catherine Halsey – are explored. I liked Phillips very much – he reminded me of me with his interests in the Sangheili blasslands. After Jul returns to his keep, their neighbor Relon and his brother are killed by the Servants of the Abiding Truth for demolishing a Forerunner monument.

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This story picks up after Onyx. That would mean glasslancs who sided against the arbiter were killed, but But there are still some loose ties that need to be fastened. That’s the word I have for this novel. So Admiral Parangosky has hired Captain Osman to create tension with the glasslanrs Sengheili clans to incite an internal conflict. 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.

But I had to adjust to all the shortenings and other terms used in the book. Surveying the area, she accidentally attacks and kills a Huragokonly realizing her mistake too late.

Hslo and the Arbiter discuss peace and the problems hao must deal with. But reading some of the passages for myself left me in a prolonged state of gag-inducing eye-rolling. I really enjoyed this book because of the more calculated approach to the Halo universe as well as a more stealth operations feel.