truly captures the honor of the Spartans. I didn't want it to end. the narrator though... mispronounced a bunch of things. I would normally be able to look past it but when you give EVERY SANGHEILI an Irish pirate accent, it's a bit tough. I never heard about Kurt in the games, but he's now right up there in my books next to Sgt. Johnson and the MC.
I give it a perfect 5/7
This one has to be my favorite book in the Halo canon. I gave the performance one less star because at times its like he got bored and wasn't into the story any more. Overall great story, good performance. I would recommend this to any sci-fy fan.
Trying to pick a most memorable moment in this novel is very hard. Even when I read it as a child this book had me mesmerized. (SPOILERS BEYOND THIS POINT.)
You could almost hear Kurt's heart breaking watching and listening to the AAR of Operation Prometheus, vowing never to let a massacre like that happen again.
I choked up a little when Dr. Halsey reunited with Kurt, and basically over joyed because one of HER Spartans was still alive, it showed how much she cared for her Spartans even though they weren't her blood. It also gave you a first glance at Spartan II's showing emotion, and how strong their bonds with one really is.
I loved when Kurt was faced with a choice of choosing his far more superior Mjolnir armor and the SPI armor used by the Spartan III's, Kurt suited up into the SPI armor, stating the he was, "One of them now." referring to his Spartan III's.
This was my first foray into Audible and the experience has definitely made me want to continue doing so.
The only problem with this book I felt was the voice acting for the spartans. I've read most of this series and so I had my own thoughts of what they would all sound like, especially the female Spartans. They sounded to to dull in my opinion.
But that's one of the reasons I had never listens to audio books before. I am glad that even with it I still want to continue listening.
One of the best Halo novels ever written. Great story line behind blue team and the beginning of the Spartan 3's program. Good interpretation of who the Spartan 2 were and how they are differ from the Spartan 3s. Highly recommend for the Halo fanatic like me :)
This is by far the best Halo novel out there. Without giving away too much, the amount of sacrifice, love, and valor portrayed by the SPARTANS in this book was amazing. Only comparable to Master Chief Petty Officer 117, John. The narrator did a good job. The only part that bugged me was his pronunciation of a few words such as MJOLNIR. But other than that I loved it. Yet another great book delving into Halo lore. If you read any of them (although I recommend all of the Halo books) it should be this one.
Ghosts is a great journey to Spartan 3s and beyond. The story is nothing short of amazing and paints the vivid pictures while your mind is rivited with what is taking place. Of course I expect nothing less from Eric Nylund who has never let me down. Thank you sir for another masterpiece.