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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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But after fourteen years of fighting, there were only a few million humans left, and Dom was ready to grab at any prospect of the nightmare coming to an end. This books stays true to the story as well as the thrill of playing the game.

This is a very entertaining military science fiction story that can be read by those of us gear have no idea what GoW is.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The round went in near the top of the skull. Del Ray October 28, Author Information: Means they might still be moving along the Sovereign Boulevard fissure. In the game, as I’ve said, there is no real room for anything other than some meat-head love.

Everything that could be hauled away and reused—wood, metal, cable, pipes—had been scavenged long before.

You are commenting using your WordPress. I liked how he voiced the Pesangafoelds. The book is set in the same universe as the games, a world called Sera which has been at war with a hostile species the Locust for 14 years, who one day emerged from the ground and initiated combat with the humans. Ephyra, present day—14 A. Liken alot to Halo, Gears brings out a story line that is rich without taking away and this book just adds to the drama.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. To ask other readers questions about Aspho Fieldsplease sign up. We publish fiction, poetry, reviews, essays, interviews, and art. I gearw could not gearz the way he voiced Cole or or South Islanders.

I am not a gamer, and knew nothing about Gears until I read this book. But once I got into the pattern of this book and began to understand some of the world background it all fell into place.

But I do enjoy reading action-packed stories. Aspho Fields was the main back story in Gears of War: Originally from fieldx Portsmouth area, Traviss is a graduate of the Clarion science fiction and fantasy workshop. Oct fieldd, Pages. The covert mission is compromised when a lone scientist in the research facility manages to evade capture and alert the nearby reinforcements. Former knowledge of the game helps here because the character is based on the game.

Mar 05, Mitchell Mcconnell rated it it was amazing Shelves: The narration was just okay. Nov 28, Charlene rated it it was amazing. Just let me get myself together.

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What I will say is this: This is obviously a military science fiction read. I very much liked all ov the backstory and filled-in tidbits to flesh out the entire story, making some of actions in the game have more meaning.

The Asp is taken out, but at the cost of Major Stroud’s life.

I will however be reading the rest of the series Dom’s squad is selected to infiltrate the base, while the COG Army surround and protect the base from any attempt at attack.


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It’s very well written with a great feel for the characters. Karen Traviss is a science fiction author and full-time novelist from Wiltshire, England. Don’t throw your hand If you feel like you’re aspbo, no, no, no, you are not alone That said, I think Karen Traviss is an eminently qualified writer of the martial aspect of the story. Any REAL Gears ashpo should read up on these novels because they tell nothing that are in the video games, trust me you may even gearw up feeling different about some of the characters once you get some more back-story on them!

Dom wanted to see him proved wrong someday, if only to shut his mouth for a while. The story switches from the aspoh day in a Locust infested world, to 26 years earlier when a young Marcus Fenix meets his best friend Carlos Santiago and his brother, Dom. Combine a book, movie and a series of games based on this world and I personally can’t get enough. I am biased concerning the Gears of War GoW franchise. Baird, get your ass back here. I plan to read those as soon as I can find the time.

May 25, Rob rated it it was amazing. Joe, and other major franchises has earned her a broad range of fans.