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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Across the galaxy, a woman thought to have died on Reach is actually very much alive. However, a lot of plot lines were advanced, and I really enjoyed the writing. The original characters are walking around talking about the same conversation for 4 separate chapters and accomplish nothing exciting while in the spherical haven. It fulfilled my needs as a fan!

Kilo-Five Trilogy

Glasslands was a great introduction for me into the Halo series. Books and media Novels The Fall of Reach. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. True Colours Star Wars: The Cradle of Life. Across the galaxy, a woman thought to have died in the Covenant attack on the planet Reach is actually very much alive. But in truth, a larger threat lurks beyond the boundaries of glasslsnds empire.

Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss book review

KIlo 5 story arc was really good. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The novel attempts to fill in gaps in Spartan history and re-create an image of the bureaucracy and human affairs that have gone on during the time from pre-first contact to post-Covenant War. Ghosts of Onyx left off, Dr. Ignoring the fact this should have outright killed the unenhanced woman in her mid-sixties, this is connoted as if this were a child striking back against an abusive parent.


When they discover a tall tower, all in black, the mysteries of the Dyson Sphere just compounds. As things move towards peace it is these traditionalists and the Office of Naval Intelligence ONI that seek to keep things off balance.

Nothing happens for pages and pages while the to leading character bicker over past mistakes. There is great combination between the storylines and the action in all three of them.

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Halsey even hates herself, for crying out loud. They eventually discover a black, bottle-sized cylinder that appears to be monitoring them, but it escapes capture. First name Country where you live Book Your rating out of 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 boo, 9 10 Your review.

Halsey once she has been located. The Thursday Warwas released on October 2, Art of Halo 4. Retrieved from ” https: Glasslands book review was written by Jasper de Joode. Recent changes Top users. I ended up skipping chapters out of boredom and c This is supposed to continue the story of the Ghosts of Onyx by Eric Nylund, except for one reason or another the story was handed off to Karen Traviss There are wonders inside the Dyson Sphere to discover and they are eventually.

Meanwhile in Ontom, a crowd of Sangheili gather around Phillips, amazed that he can speak their language and unlock their arum puzzles. Threads of the story also have connections to Halo 4.

Jul says they should finish off the humans. Mar 13, Timothy rated it did not like it. Both were characters with some dimension to them who were handled by other authors in previous novels, developing over time. She almost completely disregards the other Spartans, so that she can continuously have these petty fights between Halsey and Mendez, which were just repetitive.


They also attempt to help the Ariadnebut the patrol ship explodes before they can reach it. So I’m not sad about it. Orbital Drop Shock Troopers. The book would have been much better if the author hadn’t spent the major part of the book just vilifying Dr Halsey, it’s clear that Karen Travis hasn’t done much of any homework on the previous books before glasspands out to write this one, the characters and their behaviour in general is completely different from the other books in the series.

The sphere has a breathable atmosphere, buildings which are all abandoned, and flora and fauna unlike anything seen on Earth. 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, balo the U.

And out of the chaos could come a new hope for mankind: Refusing to believe his current government’s path is the right one, he chooses to ally with the very same religious fanatics currently being armed by ONI.