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Halo: Evolutions Volume I

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The original Halo: Evolutions, split into two volumes. This volume contains stories by:

Tobias S. Buckell
B. K. Evenson
Jonathan Goff
Eric Nylund
Frank O'Connor
Eric Raab

When humanity expanded beyond the safety of Earth to new stars and horizons, they never dreamed what dangers they would encounter there. When the alien juggernaut known as the Covenant declared holy war

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Matthew Ciarvella
Jan 07, 2016 Matthew Ciarvella rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016
You might notice I have both this book and "Halo: Evolutions: the Essential Tales" on my "have-read" shelf. Which suggests that they're different books. Why would I read the same book twice? On the other hand, they have the same cover and they seem very similar. So what's the difference between "The Essential Tales" and "The Essential Tales Vol. 1?" That was the question I set out to answer.

So here's the thing. They are different books. They do contain a few different stories. But only a few. MO
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Lincoln
Oct 14, 2015 Lincoln rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This plot had many stories, some were interesting and others where boring. The short story I mostly enjoyed was about a boy who killed his father for not helping his mother survive when she was sick then later becomes a Spartan in the military. Soren realizes his dad won’t help his sick mother when he says “I cannot buy medicine because if I am seen in public I will get arrested because I own illegal farm, and Soren has to slowly watch his mom die. He then grows up in the wild on his own and eve
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Abdullah Moutaz
Oct 23, 2014 Abdullah Moutaz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Halo: Evolutions Volume 1
By: Tobias S. Buckell
Review by Abdullah Al-Bezreh

This book is definitely one of my favorite books ever! It doesn't only show you the events that happen but also it shows you the events from many perspectives which in my case I've never seen before. Not only does this book use vivid descriptions of situations that make you feel like you are actually watching the events while they are happening, but it also tells you what things happened in the past of each character that
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Siril (NALU 4EVER!!!)
Feb 22, 2014 Siril (NALU 4EVER!!!) rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sci-fi
O M G!!! What an awesome collection! I was in love with the game but now I've fallen in love with the books as well! HALO FOREVER!!! I was like ''Aaah'' when the brutes attacked and ''AARGH!!*grits teeth, punches pillows*'' when the humans died fighting. Literally, I shouted out when the Covenant killed humanity. The two poems(as they seemed to me) were awesome too!! A collection of short stories + poems! How awesome is that! Never have I read short stories so awesome and so imaginative, that I' ...more
Shawn Benson
Feb 04, 2014 Shawn Benson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
das is good
Trinity Lizalde
Apr 13, 2012 Trinity Lizalde rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Yeah this is a good book, but I recommend it for fanboys only. There is a lot of jargon and history only a Halo fan can appreciate. Regardless a lot of good stories and just a heads up. None of the stories involve the Master Chief we know and love. But tell you what. Most of these stories chronicle valiant individuals who deserve their stories to be told. Heroes comes in all shapes and sizes. If your a Halo aficionado you need to read this.
Tommy
May 19, 2016 Tommy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great trilogy of three stories with different conflicts. I've always stayed engaged reading the book as if i was a soldier going through the jungle camp trying to save humanity for my kind.
707Leonel
Apr 24, 2012 707Leonel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It shows different point of view in different battles, showing what was truly happened.
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Born in the Caribbean, Tobias S. Buckell is a New York Times Bestselling author. His novels and over 50 short stories have been translated into 17 languages and he has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, Prometheus and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Science Fiction Author. He currently lives in Ohio.
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