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What? The Halo Universe is great and has a lot of potential. It's just not told the best in the games, and how would it? It's an FPS focused on multiplayer. Not a RPG like mass Effect.
People are too lazy. The games are excellent without the books, but if you have background info then it is that much better.
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I have had this book on pre order at amazon for a while now. Cant wait! Been waiting for the next Halo book for a while now.
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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?).
Hell no, if you have never even read any of Halo's back story, you shouldn't even comment. The books are sooo much farther then the games.

Don't base the books off of the ****ty games, seriously just get out.
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I simply said the game was made before the books.
And this isn't true.
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Hell no, if you have never even read any of Halo's back story, you shouldn't even comment. The books are sooo much farther then the games.

Don't base the books off of the ****ty games, seriously just get out.
Have you played the games? They are among the most critically acclaimed with each installment having 90+% on Metacritic.

They're both great mediums. Enough with the blind Halo hate.
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Have you played the games? They are among the most critically acclaimed with each installment having 90+% on Metacritic.

They're both great mediums. Enough with the blind Halo hate.
The games are nothing special, but i enjoyed anime type DVD thing they released. I'll buy this if the book comes with pictures. Books without pictures just don't cut it for me anymore.
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The games are nothing special, but i enjoyed anime type DVD thing they released. I'll buy this if the book comes with pictures. Books without pictures just don't cut it for me anymore.
Haha are you 6?

Haha While Im reading I picture a whole scene of things happening, no need for pictures.
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So far I have read most of their novels and honestly have not been disappoint.

Maybe he'll be a better writer than Eric Nylund, Joseph Staten, and William Dietz.

They were all decent in their own regards but still were lacking.
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Haha are you 6?

Haha While Im reading I picture a whole scene of things happening, no need for pictures.
That's the whole point of reading. It leaves things up to the most powerful tool in our arsenal, our imagination.

Don't listen to that child. Reading is engrossing all on it's own. If you can read and comprehend what's going on in text competently then you don't need pictures.

I think that guy needs a new version of Hooked On Phonics.
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Enjoyed all of the previous novels, I own most of them in paperback and all of them in audiobook. Glad to see the story continued.
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