For the first time, fans of the blockbuster Gears of War video games get an in- depth look at Delta Squad’s toughest fighters—soldier’s. Listen to “Gears of War: Aspho Fields” by Karen Traviss available from Rakuten Kobo. Narrated by David Colacci. Start a free day trial today and get your first . The first games tie-in novel to this hugely successful game: high-octane, all- action and telling the story of beleagued humanity, facing a powerful alien species.

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Some of the battles also go on a little long and drag. A handful of factories struggled to produce spares, let alone crank out new weapons.

Gears of War Aspho Fields

Dom’s squad is selected to infiltrate the base, while the COG Army surround and protect the base from any attempt at attack. You can find him online at his blog, Raritania, and email him here. We made a mad dash through all three games, and Wa can remember there being moments when we had to take a break as the intensity intensified. I love the character depth they add to Marcus Fenix and how he always was and will be the ultimate bad ggears, Dom as well.

While Karen Traviss was certainly a known quantity when diving into this book, I had little to draw from as far as the Gears universe is concerned. For more information, see our about page. Pf particulars are a secret Marcus has kept from Dom in the years since then, only now dredged up by the unexpected return of an old friend and comrade, Bernadette “Bernie” Mataki, who had witnessed the event when she fought alongside them in the same battle.

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As I read through the book you almost have to meld the book fieldds the game together and you come to a new appreciation for Gears of War in general. The shakes were just the aftershock of the adrenaline, but— Liar. His legs were shaking as he moved to the edge of the pit that had opened in the paving and aimed his rifle below, just in case the grubs had backup on the way. I can honestly say that Gears of War: I think it would be fun.


I am always apprehensive with books like this. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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The reader is allowed to steep in this trauma throughout the entire book until the the characters are Fried Green Grubs While this books is presented as something of a hard-boiled military fiction novel based on the popular game, which I haven’t personally playedI azpho that not be the case. Retrieved from ” http: Obsolete or not, the things were scarce.

Don’t throw your hand If you feel like you’re alone, no, no, no, you are zspho alone That said, I think Karen Traviss is an eminently qualified writer of the martial aspect of the story. The exchange between Character are very well done either some are funny, some more serious but in any discussion you can feel the mood of the character. You can glean from the games that Marcus is not an emotional person. I shouldn’t be feeling like this about a GoW book.

Dominic Santiago falls to his knees screaming Maria. Nov 04, sixthreezy rated it really liked it Shelves: The Gears in the other Marlin managed to shoot down one of the Khimeras, but the other one managed to stay out of range of their weapons. He is dressed in combat clothing. Marcus started hanging out with the Santiago brothers, becoming an honorary member of their family, cementing a lifelong bond that no one could break. You can glean from the games that Marcus is not an emotional person.

Soon, there will be a movie and lets hope and pray they do a good job. The commando squad, led by Hoffman, infiltrate the base and begin capturing personnel and data. I’m inclined to agree. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aspho Fields picks up the story in the aftermath of the Bomb’s detonation, when Locusts seem much thinner on the ground, and a few people are starting to seriously believe they can begin rebuilding the world they lost—while others are seeing signs that the war may not be over sspho.


Email required Address never made public. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here I just didn’t find what I wanted in this case. Marcus and Dom can take waf the Locust Horde throws at them—but wag their friendship survive the truth about Carlos Santiago?

How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: From the game I know that the main character is Marcus Fenix. Customers who bought this item also bought. Baird, get your fieds back here. The human soldiers here are called Gears and they have chainsaws as part of their arsenal. A former defence correspondent and TV and newspaper journalist, she lives in Wiltshire, England.

Making your heart beat when their’s does and breathing relief when a situation is escaped with aspoh to no casualties.

I think the makers of the game should make an entire campaign gearw the Pendulum Wars. The backstory is of three boys growing to be men and soldiers during the last few years of an eighty year war between human factions pre alien menace culminating in the Battle of Aspho Fields and the death of one of the trio.

The book offers two major plotlines in a parallel fashion – the story of Aspho Fields and the aftermath of the Lightmass Bomb at the end of Gears of War 1. Dec 30, Jean-Sebastien -B- rated it really liked it.

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