This book is obviously based on a video game. I'm not sure what some other reviewers were hoping to get out of the story, but I don't think it was me..Show More »ant to be thousands of pages of character development just to get to the inevitable ending that most anyone who played the game knew was coming. I do not think it is a rip off of Ender's Game at all, sure they start as kids learning to fight, but that's where the similarity stops. I found it very entertaining. It provides the back story for Master Chief and initially develops the canon of the Halo Universe very well. Because of this book I ended up listening/reading every other Halo book and have found the ones written by Eric Nylund to be the best. If they ever get around to making the Halo movie and want it to be successful, they had better not deviate much from this book.
The character in this book march through the story like robots. I loved the first story it had some feeling between the characters. Most of this book ..Show More »is shooting with a very little plot behind it.
I was shocked by the quality and depth of the story. My son is a Halo 3 player so I downloaded the book when I saw it on sale. I listened to it and ..Show More »I was impressed with the story and would recommend the author and the story line. If you are looking for something different, give this a try.
It is impressive that the character development between the Covenant races is significantly extensive. Johnathan Davis also did a great job in narrati..Show More »on. However, between the Covenant races of the Prophets, Sangheili,Kig-Yar, Unggoy and the two opposing factions of the UNSC and the Insurrectionists. There is alot to keep track of. Overall it was a good listen.