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. Listen to “Gears of War: Aspho Fields” by Karen Traviss available from Rakuten Kobo. Narrated by David Colacci. Start a free day trial today and get your first . The first games tie-in novel to this hugely successful game: high-octane, all- action and telling the story of beleagued humanity, facing a powerful alien species.

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Fieds learning about the Hammer’s existence, and fearing its implications, the COG staged a massive raid on the research facility located at the titular Aspho Fields where the weapon was being developed, in an engagement that is actually referenced in the first game’s opening cut scene.

The Santiago family brought out more emotion in him, but he was still reserved, even as a child.

The military attitudes are very believable. You really don’t want to be yawning in a novel that revolves around geqrs, mayhem, blood, gore and WAR. Mataki prepares to shoot Carlos to put him out of his suffering, but Marcus is still intent on saving him; at the last moment, Carlos manages to commit suicide by fragging himself rather than risk the lives of his fellow Gears.

It explains a bit, the relationship between Filds and Adam Fenix, as well as the reason of hate behind Hoffman and Marcus. It definitely made me cry at the end. The line itself—well, that was the margin in which most Stranded seemed to live, the unsecured areas where they took their chances.


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Now I have to go back and watch all those Terry Tate vignettes. Rather than letting Marcus try and save him, Carlos detonates his own grenade. On the front cover of the book there is a pictur The reason why I chose this book is because I was looking through the book store and I saw the book and I said, “why not”. The BiblioSanctum is a home for our absolute love of reading. This was the first e-book I ever downloaded for my Kindle Fire which is a tell-tale indication that I am a Gears of War fan.

Aspho Fields

The grub was choking the life out of me, a round missed my brain by inches. The Unfinished Novel and Other stories.

The author, Karen Traviss who was interviewed by Cheryl Morgan for Strange Horizons back inhas not only penned best sellers set in the Star Wars universe, but achieved a measure of success on her own with the well-received City of Pearl a Campbell Award nominee and its sequels. On a technical note, some pages on the Kindle Fire version would come up blank.

From the book, I knew him. Aspho also fleshes out the world of Gears and gives you a better understanding of the relationship between the army and those that decide to stay stranded outside. Hugs and healing, folks. Baird was a master asppho it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It felt like the author pulled Gears info to build a frame of a story around that info, threw in some dialogue and hope that the reader is familiar enough with the Gears universe to hold the whole thing together.

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Any Gears at all? I recommend this book to those, who like me, are huge fans of the games; but also to anyone who enjoys an action-packed sci-fi thriller. While the book lacks the constant threat and worry of the geaars, it does a marvelous job portraying the characters.

I aspno plan on reading the other four books in this series, but I don’t think I can read them back to back, even though I can play the games over and over. Learn how your comment data is processed. When he held it closer to his face to examine it, Dom gezrs see it was a servo part of some kind. I am biased concerning the Gears of War GoW franchise. As kids, the three of them were inseparable; as soldiers, they were torn apart. People were what mattered.

It’s going to be shallow at best and would not hold your interest. The two begin tracking a squad of grubs, discovering that the Locust intention is to attack the convoy from North Gate. Read more Read less. But while the last human stronghold on Sera braces itself for another onslaught from the Locust Horde, ghosts come back to haunt Marcus and Dom, as the return of an old comrade threatens to dredge up an agonizing secret Marcus has sworn to keep.