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The latest ‘Halo’ novel, ‘Halo: Cryptum’ from Tor Books, will be available on January 4, 2011. Written by Hugo and Nebula Award-winning science fiction author Greg Bear, the first two chapters of the novel are now available to read online: www.tor.com/halocryptum/register www.halo.xbox.com/en-us/news/headline/exclusive-book-excerpt-halo-cryptum/11819
http://sciencefiction.com/2010/12/25...ar-in-january/
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Hey great, Ive really enjoyed the other novels!! Got all the audiobooks in iTunes as well.
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Really Greg Bear? Stooping this low?

He's previously been one of the most creative and revolutionary science fiction writers out there... disappointing.
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Really Greg Bear? Stooping this low?

He's previously been one of the most creative and revolutionary science fiction writers out there... disappointing.
Well, it's excellent news for fans of Halo. Might actually give this a look now that I know a quality author has his hands in it.
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Really Greg Bear? Stooping this low?

He's previously been one of the most creative and revolutionary science fiction writers out there... disappointing.
So your disappointed because you feel only talentless hacks should write novels in the Halo universe ?
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So your disappointed because you feel only talentless hacks should write novels in the Halo universe ?
Not at all. I'm just surprised such an accomplished and creative writer would choose to write within the confines of such a run-of-the-mill, bland, cliche story as the Halo universe's. I guess there's no money in hard science fiction anymore (was there ever?).
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Not at all. I'm just surprised such an accomplished and creative writer would choose to write within the confines of such a run-of-the-mill, bland, cliche story as the Halo universe's. I guess there's no money in hard science fiction anymore (was there ever?).
Maybe it won't be so bland with a decent writer on the book. Let's take a look.
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Not at all. I'm just surprised such an accomplished and creative writer would choose to write within the confines of such a run-of-the-mill, bland, cliche story as the Halo universe's. I guess there's no money in hard science fiction anymore (was there ever?).
maybe he's a big fan of the games and approached the big publishers of the idea so they let him hit it with his intellectual crowbar.
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Maybe. In any case we'll find out when it comes out I suppose.
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