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Gears of War Audiobook

Gears of War: Aspho Fields

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As kids, the three of them were inseparable; as soldiers, they were torn apart. Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago fought alongside Dom's elder brother Carlos at Aspho Fields in the epic battle that changed the course of the Pendulum Wars. There's a new war to fight now, a war for mankind's very survival. 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.

For Marcus - decorated war hero and convicted traitor - the return of an old comrade threatens to dredge up an agonizing secret he has sworn to keep. As the beleaguered Gears of the Coalition of Ordered Governments take a last stand to save mankind from extermination, the harrowing decisions made at Aspho Fields have to be relived and made again. Marcus and Dom can take anything the Locust Horde throws at them, but will their friendship survive the truth about Carlos Santiago?

©2008 Epic Games Inc.; (P)2009 Tantor

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    tomas phoenix, AZ, United States 06-17-11
    tomas phoenix, AZ, United States 06-17-11 Member Since 2016

    if its uber popular, than i'm probly gonna read it. yeah, i'm that guy! sorry. unless its stephen king. DARK TOWER baby!!!

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    "LOTS OF DEPTH FOR GEARHEADS"

    obviously this book advances the story. but what it does even better is gives much needed background for the characters. finding out about dom's brother and the bond that marcus had/has with the brothers, seeing dom is as loyal as can possibly be.. hoffman, baird and cole! cole is a beast! good stuff all over this book. the only drawback is the reader doesn't capture is as well as he could've. a lil too monotone sometimes, not enough emphasis.......

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Don CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, United States 05-01-15
    Don CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, United States 05-01-15 Member Since 2012

    History, Shooting, Model Building and my dogs are my loves. Best series I heard here is the Halo anthology.

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    "Be a careful listener complex storylines"

    This is the first book in the gears of war story line therefore it is covering a lot of ground. The story telling is not linear it is building background and current state situations for the characters as found in the game. Be Prepared to listen to some sections over again as the author intertwines historical situations. ( expository dialogue )fashion to build the familiar characters for the main story. It's a very good story. I have enjoyed this authors other books I look forward to the next chapter of the gears of war story line.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    ben 03-13-15
    ben 03-13-15
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    "good book"

    the only draw back was trying to keep track of were in the gears line it came in.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Pedro Aberdeen, SD, USA 06-19-10
    Pedro Aberdeen, SD, USA 06-19-10
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    "A book that fans can't miss"

    I'm a Gears fan and I can say that now I became a bigger fan. This story is funny, intence and emotional, here you will know why Marcus and Dominic are so close friends. The impersonation of the characters as the way they are in the games is really good and I have to say the voice he uses for Bernie is outstanding, is my favorite. Guys this is a really good book and I can't wait to listen the next one.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    T. Heidner 10-15-09
    T. Heidner 10-15-09 Member Since 2014
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    "Add much depth to the game."

    Karen Traviss does a terrific job writing as does David Colacci narrating this book.

    I played the video game and then found out about the book and got it simply for more background to the story. The only negative point about the book was the bouncing around from present to past, as the listener can become confused.

    I can only hope that Mr. Colacci narrates the second book as well, as he did a great job.
    Can hardly wait for the next book to come out is Audio Book form.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Jason 11-30-16
    Jason 11-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Gears fans will love it!"

    This is highly recommended for people who have played or plan on playing the gears of war series on xbox. Going to download the next book in the series now!

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    Daniel 11-03-16
    Daniel 11-03-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Smartly written while still keeping the feel"

    I was honestly surprised by the quality of this book. Well written, narrated, and enthralling.

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    Andrew 10-06-16
    Andrew 10-06-16 Member Since 2015
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    "story was fairly week, lost interest"

    As a massive gears of war fan I decided to try this out, having back story for alot of the characters is nice but overall it's a weak story with really no epic parts to be remembered. worth it if you enjoy gears related stuff.

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    Jason 09-30-16
    Jason 09-30-16 Member Since 2015
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    "a must for gears fans"

    the books bring the gears of war universe of game and story line together . yes i in liked all the book and even the audio books to thay was great

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    Brandon 09-02-16
    Brandon 09-02-16
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    "Awesome "

    Best series ever, I listen to these over and over again. And I never get tired of these.

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