Aspho Fields has ratings and reviews. Dirk said: I was drawn to this by two things: firstly, the author is Karen Traviss, and secondly, I’ve r. 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. The Battle of Aspho Fields was a conflict in the year 2 Before E-Day between the COG and the UIR, and was part of the Pendulum Wars.

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It took his mind off worrying how many Locust were still around. Dom fielda just about remember how it had looked before E- Day, the ranks of neatly wrapped sandwiches in the window displays, filled with the kind of delicacies nobody could get hold of now. Jan 09, Glen rated it it was ok Shelves: The book offers two major plotlines in a parallel fashion – the story of Aspho Fields and fieldd aftermath of the Lightmass Bomb at the end of Gears of War 1.

However, I may just read the subsequent books instead of listening to them. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I recently replayed these games co-op with my cousin and gaming partner. The Santiago brothers on the other hand grew up in a warm household, and it shows in their personalities. Mar 10, Jacey rated it really liked it Shelves: That is only a glimpse of this book.

I will defend and maintain the Order of Life as it was proclaim by the Allfathers of the Coalition in the Octus Canon. Despite my best attempts not to care about this book, I did. It is also futuristic because of the enemy they are facing. Even after ten years, he found himself trying to visualize where Maria might be now.

: Gears of War: Aspho Fields (): Karen Traviss: Books

The story switches from the present day in a Locust infested world, to 26 years earlier when a young Marcus Fenix meets his best friend Carlos Santiago and his brother, Dom. Travis does a truly remarkable job in depicting the characters, and the Gear mindset; she certainly has the voice for this kind of thing. However, that situation is very anticlimactic in terms of what I was expecting versus what the book eventually revealed.


This novel switches between past and present.

Aspho Fields

Del Rey October 28, Language: Still it didn’t happen often and the problem with that seemed to ease up as the book went on so either the story got more coherent or I got more interested. He is carrying a weapon called the RetroLancer.

Marcus and Bernie were the only witnesses and neither are keen to talk about it. Anvil Gatethe fourth is titled Gears of War: A battle we’ve heard about in the game that takes place several years before Emergence Day when the humans of Sera are still locked in a world war over Imulsion that has lasted the best part of a century. What I liked most about this book was the flashbacks in which you meet a young Ma Karen Traviss is one of my favorite authors.

On a technical note, some pages on the Kindle Fielfs version would come up blank. A handful of factories struggled to produce spares, let alone crank out new weapons. But while the last human stronghold on Sera braces itself for another onslaught from the Locust Horde, ghosts came back to fieldds Marcus and Dom, as the return of an old comrade threatens to dredge up an agonizing secret Marcus has sworn to keep.

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.

He immediately gets back into the action. Karen Traviss is a science fiction author and full-time novelist from Wiltshire, England.

Gears of War Aspho Fields

Much better than I was expecting. I will forsake the life I had before so I may perform my duty as long as I am needed.

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. But after fourteen years of fighting, there were only a few million humans left, and Dom was ready to grab at any prospect of the nightmare coming to an end.

Major Hoffman was promoted to Colonel after this battle, and it would be his very last promotion, since he publicly embarrassed Chairman Dalyell in front of the media.


Military Science Fiction Military Fiction. While the commandos struggle to complete their task, the main army comes asphk attack. Unfortunately, that means the in-game lore is really just a quick series of cut scenes and random ambient conversation that give you a vague sense of things.

Mataki was a member of the assault force during the Battle of Aspho Fields and a survival specialist who trained Dom, Marcus and Carlos SantiagoDom’s older brother, were members of the same force. Hopefully Ostri would send their troops to defend Berephus and Pelles foelds UIR troops to the border, thus reducing the chance of engagement.

What I aapho say is this: This is not the case here. The human soldiers here are called Gears and they have chainsaws as part of their arsenal.

I’m On to Jacinto’s reminent and I’ve gotten through the first chapter so far. The rest plays off as a sci-fi war story.

This is a very entertaining military science fiction story that can be read by those of us who have no idea what GoW is.

Some of the battles fislds go on a little long and drag. Not sure what, but Video games can tell compelling stories and the Gears of War games prove this.

The reader is allowed to steep in this trauma throughout the entire book until the the characters are able to bring their feelings out into the open to an emotionally cathartic crescendo. Dominic Fielxs falls to his knees screaming Maria.

The Cogs are consolidating as cields they can and are cautiously hopeful that the worst of the Locust threat has been dealt with. Originally from the Portsmouth area, Traviss is a graduate of the Clarion science fiction and fantasy workshop.

I do plan on reading the other four books in this series, but I don’t fieods I can read them back to back, even though I can play the games over and over. It still shook him to his teeth.

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