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Halo: Cryptum: Book One of the Forerunner Saga

by Greg Bear

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I have never read or played Halo before. If you are are in the same place as i am then this book is for you. It starts at the very beginning of the HALO saga, and tells the story of the Forerunners, the Flood, the rise and deevolution of man, and the HALO devices. I love big space opera's and this has the promise of a big one. The big space opera facet of the story is also its big weakness. The story seems to ramble amoung various subplots and there is not much action. Plus the narrative style the story is written in with references to past untold actions leaves the reader confused at times. ( )
  Cataloger623 | Nov 8, 2014 |
Different from other Greg bear books I have read. Have to say I like those others better than this series but that said, I have just also finished te second in this series and the story has captured e none the less. ( )
  KarenHerndon | Feb 5, 2012 |
This first volume in a trilogy set in the Halo universe features better writing than most such books, but it's more than a little confusing at times. It was good enough that I'll keep reading the series, though. ( )
  wanack | Aug 30, 2011 |
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Bornstellar Makes Eternal Lasting is a young rebellious Forerunner who seeks out the marvelous artifacts left behind by the Precursors --long-vanished superbeings of unknowable power and intent -- an act that forces his father's hand and forever changes Bornstellar's destiny ... and the fate of the entire galaxy.… (more)

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