[Peter David] ½ Halo [harlequin PDF] Ebook Epub Download µ I criticized a couple of Halo books in the past but this was the first one that I was genuinely disappointed with I was excited when I first started reading it I thought it was interesting, had a lot of promise, and I could not wait to read on But as the book advanced I became concerned as I noticed how far it had come and yet nothing significant had been addressed.
It is like the plot promised you a wonderful three course meal and then just forgot to serve them It would not be a big problem, if the book was just the first in a series but being just a stand alone novel, the story takes too long to setup and when it finally gets going seems like the author no longer had enough space to give the story the attention it deserved.
It runs short, as it were, with a clear need to wrap everything up that just does a disse Having played the Halo games, I never ventured into Halo novels, until now In Hunters in the Dark, Peter David sets up an adventure story with a mixed, colorful cast of characters as they go through the portal on Earth to the remnants of the Ark There they must stop a demented monitor from wiping out all sentient life in the universe For so a daring mission, the human and Covenant forces send a team of Spartans, Elites and scientists to find the Ark and the cause for the trouble Alas, the story falls short of delivering a fun and entertaining read Peter David s prowse, plotting and characterizations run shallow, predictable and mundane It loses a lot of steam once they reach the Ark, and the story never manages regain that level of interest Thi It Is , Than Two Years After The Master Chief Went Missing In Action Following A Decisive Conflict On Installation The Massive, Extragalactic Forerunner Construct Known As The Ark As Part Of The Final Chapter In Humanity S Bloody Thirty Year Struggle Against The Overwhelming Forces Of The Covenant Now, As A Tenuous Peace Exists Between The Humans And The Elites, A Startling Scientific Discovery Is Made And The Riddle Behind Its Forerunner Origins Could Very Well Seal The Fate Of The Entire Galaxy Within A Matter Of Weeks In Order To Unravel These Dangerous Secrets, A Heroic, Hastily Formed Coalition Of Humans And Elites Must Attempt To Overcome Their Differences As They Embark On A Covert Mission Back To The Ark An Astonishing, Enigmatic Place Beyond Comprehension From Which Few Have Returned And Where Mortal Danger Awaits Them All Promises not deliveredThe book had a very good set up to begin with but lacked the development of plot and characters Blending of two species was praiseworthy though All in all disappointed A solid read, even if you don t know much about the world of HALO.
When this book was announced, I was immediately excited about it I have read a few other books by Peter David, and he is a quality Sci Fi author I m glad he was able to get a foot in the Halo franchise I know he has helped with some of the comic books, but I m glad he got a chance at a full length novel The book definitely delivers on what I believe 343 wanted to push in preparation for Halo 5 Guardians The introduction of Olympia Vale was extremely well done Her character is very intriguing, and I definitely want to learn about how she ends up becoming a Spartan who joins Locke s team.
The setup for the story was phenomenal Fans of Halo 3 will get all nostalgic in many places as they return to familiar places within the structures residing on the Ark We also get to see some old familiar faces, like Admiral Hood and the Arbiter The new characters were well done, t Oh mein Gott.
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I wanted to love this one I was ready to love it I did not love it.
Things start off really prominently I love the Elites they re my favorite aspect of the Halo universe and to see them in a prominent role was an excellent beginning Even exciting and proof for how much of a nerd I am , I quickly recognized that Uzse Taham and N tho Sroam were the names of the Elite characters you would play as in four player co op mode in Halo 3 s campaign How cool is that Very cool, for the Sangheili inclined.
Then you have Olympia Vale, who s going to be a part of the upcoming Halo 5 game and voiced by fan favorite VA Laura Bailey , so getting introduced to her character also feels promising And we re going back to the Ark So much potential Other characters just feel off Luther Mann, scientist, sharpshooter, sometimes badass Or Captain Richards, who basically disappears for the bulk of There are only so many stories one can watch read play in any given franchise before, eventually, the plots all start to threaten to run together into one giant narrative muck and unfortunately, I think I ve reached that point with Halo Don t get me wrong Hunters in the Dark, on its own terms, is a solid enough novel, telling a story that s set primarily in or around the Ark post Halo 3 It s a great setting for a story, and writer Peter David, to his credit, does yeoman s work exploiting the setting for all it s worth it also doesn t hurt that he s populated it with a cast of characters that are genuinely interesting and well paired with one another We care about this cadre of individuals, and we genuinely want to see them make it out of this treacerhous terrain,
A core theme of Hunters in the Dark seems to be reconciliation In contrast to the Kilo Five trilogy, which highlighted where even the best intentions can fail, Hunters shows that conjoined efforts can push through deep rooted animosity Hunters also seems to stress that for reconciliation to work, there has to be a change of heart s , not just outward appearances.
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