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  • Author:
    Karen Traviss
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    844804438X
  • ISBN13:
    978-8448044381
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    Timun mas (2009)
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Aspho Fields gives a taste of the back story and history for the characters in the game and the world of Sera. It doesn't give you a complete picture immediately as this is part a series of books on the Gears universe.

Aspho Fields gives a taste of the back story and history for the characters in the game and the world of Sera. More like a tantalizing start and a promise for more information in later volumes. The book does fill in the gaps and adds more depth to which in turn creates a better understanding of the game characters. As I read through the book you almost have to meld the book and the game together and you come to a new appreciation for Gears of War in general.

Karen Traviss is a science fiction author and full-time novelist from Wiltshire, England. Originally from the Portsmouth area, Traviss worked as both a journalist and defense correspondent before turning her attention to writing fiction

Karen Traviss is a science fiction author and full-time novelist from Wiltshire, England. Originally from the Portsmouth area, Traviss worked as both a journalist and defense correspondent before turning her attention to writing fiction. She also served in both the Territorial Army and the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service. Traviss is a graduate of the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy workshop.

Aspho Fields didn’t disappoint; I have no idea what the Gears of War game is like, but the story that Traviss tells here is pretty darn good. This is a prequel to the events in the game (apparently).

For the first time, fans of the blockbuster Gears of War video games. Aspho Fields didn’t disappoint; I have no idea what the Gears of War game is like, but the story that Traviss tells here is pretty darn good. In the light from the APC’s instrument panel, face looked like violence personified. The story so far: I was drawn to this by two things: firstly, the author is Karen Traviss, and secondly, I’ve read some very good things about it. It is based on a video game, but don’t let that put you off.

Gears of War: Aspho Fields is the first book in the Gears of War novel series. The novel takes place between Gears of War and Gears of War 2, and bridges the gap between the two games. The novel was released on October 28th 2008. As kids, the three of them were inseparable; as soldiers, they were torn apart. Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago fought alongside Dom's elder brother, Carlos at Aspho Fields in the epic battle that changed the course of the Pendulum Wars

Karen Traviss is a science fiction author and full-time novelist from Wiltshire, England. Originally from the Portsmouth area, Traviss is a graduate of the Clarion science fiction and fantasy workshop. Her first published novels include City of Pearl and its five sequels: Crossing the Line, The World Before, Matriarch, Ally, and Judge.

As kids, the three of them were inseparable; as soldiers, they were torn apart. Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago fought alongside Dom's elder brother Carlos at Aspho Fields in the epic battle that changed the course of the Pendulum Wars. There's a new war to fight now, a war for mankind's very survival. 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, as the return of an old comrade threatens to dredge up an agonizing secret Marcus has sworn to keep.

Star Wars Republic Commando: True Colors. Gears of War: Aspho Fields. Gears of War: Jacinto’s Remnant. Gears of War: Anvil Gate. Gears of War: Coalition’s End. Gears of War: The Slab. A former defense correspondent and TV and newspaper journalist, KAREN TRAVISS has also worked as a police press officer, an advertising copywriter, and a journalism lecturer. She has served in both the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service and the Territorial Army. Karen currently lives in Devizes, Wiltshire.

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Dozilkree
Book is at 4 1/2 rating. I really got into this book, it answers many questions people have especially since the first game takes place 14 or so years into E-Day and this tells all of what happened before then when they were kids so about 25 years in the past and just a week after the events of the first game. Shows how Marcus came to be such close friends with Dom and how their journey began as Gears together, yes many people complained about the constant jumping back and fourth between time periods but if you paid attention then that shouldn't be a problem just imagine its a video game scene I have never had that much jumping in between times, its a first and I found myself really pulled in by it. It goes into depth on Marcus and why he is the way he is, very detached and how he grew up compared to Doms family. It tells just how much emotions a lot of these men and women have and the struggles they have gone through since day one, there are many scenes where they are very vivid to me because it was well written in my opinion, it tells you what the characters are feeling and you get to be inside these characters shoes. There are very deep well written pieces of text's here and tell a whole untold story all together. Any REAL Gears fan should read up on these novels because they tell nothing that are in the video games, trust me you may even end up feeling different about some of the characters once you get some more back-story on them!
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Ielonere
I can't get enough of gears. After finishing the games, I wanted to know more. I was so involved in this book, I got them all as a birthday gift. It definitely made me cry at the end. Loved knowing new characters and detail of their hairy situations. I'm On to Jacinto's reminent and I've gotten through the first chapter so far. LET ME TELL YOU. IT JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER
Lcena
My review is based on the Kindle Fire Edition. This was the first e-book I ever downloaded for my Kindle Fire which is a tell-tale indication that I am a Gears of War fan. I have played all three games and enjoyed them immensely.

Aspho Fields gives a taste of the back story and history for the characters in the game and the world of Sera. It doesn't give you a complete picture immediately as this is part a series of books on the Gears universe. More like a tantalizing start and a promise for more information in later volumes.

The book does fill in the gaps and adds more depth to which in turn creates a better understanding of the game characters. As I read through the book you almost have to meld the book and the game together and you come to a new appreciation for Gears of War in general. The book's narrative style consists of jumping from flashbacks to present day.

However, I did find the book difficult to read despite being a fan of the franchise. Knowing what things look like in the world of Sera, based on the game, I would have thought reading through the book would make comprehending the storytelling easier but it didn't. The flow of the story was plodding and monotonous. It felt like the author pulled Gears info to build a frame of a story around that info, threw in some dialogue and hope that the reader is familiar enough with the Gears universe to hold the whole thing together. The storytelling could have been better. I don't know if it's the pace or the author's writing style, but I wanted more creativity and it felt factual.

Maybe because this is the first book and because it is a game franchise, things are already set in stone which might limit how the story is told? I don't know but I found myself wishing there was more to the way the story was told then what was presented.

If you are not familiar with Gears of War at all, this book will not be a good read. It's going to be shallow at best and would not hold your interest. If you're a fan, like me, who found the characters and story endearing in the game than this book is more like a supplemental to the whole experience. Recommended to any Gears of War fan looking for a good read about the game we all love.

On a technical note, some pages on the Kindle Fire version would come up blank. In order to bring out the page I had to press on where a word would be to highlight the word and that fixes the missing page. It pops up.
Haracetys
I love the Gears of War games and this fits perfectly in the universe. The story fills in the gaps of the game story that I have always wondered about. If you're a Gears can or military Sci-Fi fan then you'll enjoy this.
Gold as Heart
I enjoyed this book only because I am a fan, and since I am a fan, I can say that I really really enjoyed it.

However, if you are unfamiliar with the Gears storyline already, if you haven't played any of the games and don't know a bit about each character (what they look like, sound like, act like, their backstory) you will be completely lost on a lot of things. The author seems to take a shortcut assuming that her audience knows everything already (which most of us probably do), but I would have still liked a little more descriptive writing. She gets the story across, but a lot of moments in the book that should be really intense and climactic seemed lacking. It felt like reading a report of what happened with dialogue rather than reading something that put me there with the characters.

I recommend this book to those that want to know more about GOW, but for anyone looking for a good book to read, pass. I will however be reading the rest of the series... the story has hooked me, just not the writing.
Tansino
I'm not sure what else to say other than this was a Great series! The jumping around within the series was a little distracting but nothing that should deter anyone from reading them. I must say I am a huge fan of the Gears of War series, both game and books but the books really delve into the characters and their life storyline. Karen Traviss is an excellent writer and I really didn't want to see an end to the series. These books really make you feel like Epic Games did a really poor job with their storyline compared to the in depth detail Traviss included in the series. I also find it a plus that she stuck with what little storyline Epic Games did giver her. Not to give anything away but Anyone who really enjoyed the game should definitely give this series a read.

Great job Karen Traviss!