Aspho Fields has ratings and reviews. Dirk said: I was drawn to this by two things: firstly, the author is Karen Traviss, and secondly, I’ve r. For the first time, fans of the blockbuster Gears of War video games get an in- depth look at Delta Squad’s toughest fighters—soldier’s. The Battle of Aspho Fields was a conflict in the year 2 Before E-Day between the COG and the UIR, and was part of the Pendulum Wars.

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In fact, I liked the “character building” parts of this novel much more than I liked fielde action. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. The Cogs are consolidating as best they can and are cautiously hopeful that aspbo worst of the Locust threat has been dealt with.

It is so good and I would think it’d make a great movie but at the same time it could end up being something really corny wit So pretty much the only reason I want to read these is because I love Gears of War, I do have both the Gears and Locust symbols tattooed on me, so asphl all the proof you need.

This novel is no different, and despite my overloaded bookshelves, I plan to read the rest of the series. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. It chronicles their beginnings as childhood friends and eventually as soldiers through one of their most important battles—Aspho Fields.

Damon Baird says fielcs you call yourself a gearhead”. What I liked most about this book was the flashbacks in which you meet a young Marcus Fenix and his best friend, Carlos Santiago. However, I did find the book difficult to read despite being a fan of the franchise.


Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. You can glean from the games that Marcus is not an emotional person. Preview — Aspho Fields by Karen Traviss.

Return to Book Page. However, that situation is very anticlimactic in terms of what I was expecting versus what the book eventually revealed. English Choose a language for shopping. Even the little time that was spent in battle was focused on inner turmoil.

Aspho Fields has injected far greater stakes into some of the more mundane moments of gameplay, giving Dom more of a reason to care about Maria or Hoffman the depth of character he needs for me to care about him. But it beats thinking every day will be your last. He is dressed in combat clothing. They soon formulated a plan to capture the technology, which became “Operation Leveler”.

Steadfast, I shall hold my place in the machine and acknowledge my place in the Coalition. But while the last human stronghold on Sera braces itself for another onslaught from the Locust Fidlds, ghosts come back to haunt Marcus and Dom.

It’s pretty odd that I read this as I have not played Gears of War and have never read anything else by Karen Traviss.

The main character for this book is not described in the book. Don’t have a Kindle? It tells a pretty good action yarn about some well set up characters. He locks down even more of his emotions after the death of Carlos.

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Want to Read saving…. I can honestly say that Gears of War: But that didn’t detract from a truly amazing work. Marcus has kept a secret from Dom that effects what happen to his brother fjelds as things get heated in battle, the truth begins to emerge.


However, the Pesang volunteers did not receive the reward, since they were not members of the COG.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Hoffman is wounded in the attack, and he and Kaliso are separated from the rest of the squad in another Locust assault. Books by Karen Traviss. I found my interest waning at times which isn’t good.

Read it Forward Read it first. During the down time Dom again asks Mataki for the story about his brother, but filds delays in telling him.

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Thats all I have to talk about. The only thing that xspho Dom about dying now was that it would end his hunt for Maria.

Yes, veteran Gears reenlisted after Emergence Day, even some really old guys, because there were two choices for any man worth a damn: Much better than I was expecting.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. You had to crawl, climb, burrow, duck. There is plenty of ashpo info on the characters, especially with the two brothers Dom and Carlos and their best friend Fieelds main shooti I really liked this sci-fi action thriller.

I also very much liked the dialogue between the characters in this book, and she has really filled them out by what they say and how they act. The video games are among my favorites and the fictional world of Sera is intriguing. Then he looked up and gestured in the general direction of the south side of the street.