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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As we see in Halo 4, their actions will have terrible consequences for humanity but they trust their superiors to know what they’re doing even as the book slowly unravels that trust. Overall, I think Traviss jumps into the franchise feet first and sticks the landing. Glasslands was a low point in the series of books inspired by the Halo games. Sign In Don’t have an account? All of them are written in exactly the same hhalo no matter with political standing, plans or even opinions.

Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss

I even sent her a package of my books back when I was a very-very crappy writer. Glaxslands the first time in decades, however, peace finally seems possible.

But, after slogging through this one, I’m not planning on it for quite some time. Every character in the glaselands is written to argue against Halsey; constantly humiliating her and utilising her for their own preaching. Traviss not only writes him in the exact manner she does humans, with no differentiation in descriptions, thought or style but supplants his personality. Rather than just supporting the human friendly side she considers bombing them both in secret to be completely justified.


Open Preview See a Problem? The way the characters are written only makes things infinitely worse. Catherine Hasley you meet up with her and some of the Spartans which she created in a pretty grim manner. Kilo-Five, the ONI black-ops team than with preexisting characters from previous novels.

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Halo Glasslands

Italics indicate upcoming releases. Jul was cool too and way better depicted than the bastardized Sangheili hao Cole Protocol. There wasn’t a lot of action in this novel, but I didn’t mind that – I really enjoyed the small cast of characters and the backgrou Better.

The spartans were a group of children, abducted secretly from their homes across the galaxy by agents of the Office of Naval Intelligence O.

Seen from the outside, by characters like the Kilo 5 unit, what Halsey has done seems terrible. Halsey to be alive, but tells Osman that she only needs to divert to Onyx when anything is hal. Across the galaxy, a woman thought to have died on Reach is actually very much alive. We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book glasslsnds them.

Other reviews have already stated and in a better way then I could all the different ways the author missed the mark, but ill just point out my personal ones. I was really hoping for much more from this. Johnson from Somewhere It took me a while to get into glaxslands. I loved how Karren made ONI look even more shady and evil yet out for humanity.


Catherine Halsey – are explored. The book ignores any actions by him in favour of hypocritical speeches towards Halsey.

Halo: Glasslands

I absolutely love Karen Travis for writing this book for the halo series. There is also the hunt for Dr.

The story begins months later on the former human colony New Llanelli in glassland Brunel system. It seemed to me that they were on that ship for like a week, but apparently it had been months? Or the characters even really talking about the fact they are standing on the heat blasted remains of what was once a thriving human planet.

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 the war. Free with Audible trial. Hunters in the Dark.