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 broth..Show More »er 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.......
Karen Traviss follows up her first book, Gears of War: Aspho Fields, with another great book. Traviss takes you through events ..Show More »that follow after the events of the video game Gears of War 2. Again, taking you into the past of the characters and how those events shaped their present day.
Colacci again does a great job narrating the book, bringing out the depth and emotion of the characters.
If your a fan of the series and games you'll like this. The books really flesh out the characters and get a much better sense of who they are as compa..Show More »red to the games. The whole series of books takes place before or in between the games. The only thing that frustrates me about these books is that they seem to raise more questions rather than answer them. Hopefully Gears of War 3 will offer a whole lot of answers and closure.