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Halo: Evolutions Volume II: Essential Tales of the Halo Universe

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

Tessa Kum & Jeff VanderMeer
Kevin Grace
Robt McLees
Karen Traviss
Fred Van Lente

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 upon
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ebook, 368 pages
Published November 30th 2010 by Tor Books (first published November 20th 2010)
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Pk Devan
Nov 25, 2013 Pk Devan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Halo Evolutions vol. 2 is a collaboration of short stories in the Halo Universe! My favorite short story was Blunt Instruments. Fire team Spartan: Black is a team of highly trained marines. They had one mission, look for a big purple beam of energy shooting up the horizon on the planet Verge. Who ever controlled the beam had the power to instantly spawn a whole fleet of ships! As Spartan Team Black lands on the planet they find out they are not the only ones there. The covenant (a group of harsh
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Trinity Lizalde
Aug 18, 2013 Trinity Lizalde rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love the whole multiple short stories in one book deal. Mostly all the stories are a good read. I recommend this for a seasoned Halo science fiction reader. I could imagine if you've never played the games and read the first 3 Halo novels this book may not make any sense. Fanboys/girls only.
Krissys
Mar 27, 2015 Krissys rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: featured-books, star
Evo 2 is the same book as Evo 1 except for a single novella that was added to it that wasn't in 1. I rated it four stars because I'm a fan of the Halo world and single story or not I'm a sucker for more.
Alec
Nov 26, 2012 Alec rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sci-fi
So this just had one story extra that was that in the first book. Apparently I don't read user reviews well. So yeah that happened. Anyways, pretty much all the stories are solid. Good read.
Graham Maxwell
May 06, 2013 Graham Maxwell rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sci-fi
A fair and imaginative array of short stories set in the Halo universe. Some patchier or more worthy than others based on author, subject or maybe my own personal biases :)
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Van Lente was raised by a mystery-loving mother (who preferred Dorothy Sayers to Agatha Christie, but we won't hold that against her) and a wisecracking Woody Allen-lookalike scientist father in what appears to be some kind of genetic experiment to write his first novel, TEN DEAD COMEDIANS, even though neither parent nor the son himself would know it for many years.

Van Lente spent his time betwee
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