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Halo: The Flood

By William C. Dietz
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 198211164X
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 774
  • File Pdf: halo.pdf

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The bestselling adaptation of the iconic video game Halo: Combat Evolved featuring the Master Chief—part of the expanded universe based on the award-winning video game series! 2552. Having barely escaped the final battle for Reach against the vast alien alliance known as the Covenant, the crew of the Pillar of Autumn, including Spartan John-117—the Master Chief—and his AI companion Cortana, is forced to make a desperate escape into slipspace. But their destination brings them to an ancient mystery and an even greater struggle. In this far-flung corner of the universe floats a magnificently massive, artificial ringworld. The crew’s only hope of survival is to crash-land on its surface and take the battle opposing the Covenant to the ground. But they soon discover that this enigmatic ringworld is much more than it seems. Built one hundred thousand years ago by a long-lost civilization known as the Forerunners, this “Halo” is worshipped by the Covenant—a sacred artifact they hope will complete their religious quest for supposed transcendence, and they will stop at nothing to control it. Engaging in fierce combat, Master Chief and Cortana will go deep into the Halo construct and uncover its dark secret and true purpose—even as a monstrous and far more vicious enemy than the Covenant emerges to threaten all sentient life on Halo and the galaxy beyond…

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Contemporary culture is packed with fantasy and science fiction storyworlds extending across multiple media platforms. This book explores the myriad ways in which imaginary worlds use media like films, novels, videogames, comic books, toys and increasingly user-generated content to captivate and energise contemporary audiences.

The Novel as Network

By Tim Lanzendörfer,Corinna Norrick-Rühl
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn : 303053409X
  • Pages : 327
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 190
  • File Pdf: the-novel-as-network.pdf

Book Summary:

The Novel as Network: Forms, Ideas, Commodities engages with the contemporary Anglophone novel and its derivatives and by-products such as graphic novels, comics, podcasts, and Quality TV. This collection investigates the meaning of the novel in the larger system of contemporary media production and (post-)print culture, viewing the novel through the lens of actor network theory as a node in the novel network. Chapters underscore the deep interconnection between all the aspects of the novel, between the novel as a (literary) form, as an idea, and as a commodity. Bringing together experts from American, British, and Postcolonial Studies, as well as Book, Publishing, and Media Studies, this collection offers a new vantage point to view the novel in its multifaceted expressions today.

Halo: Silentium

By Greg Bear
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1982111828
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 528
  • File Pdf: halo.pdf

Book Summary:

The final novel of the Forerunner Saga trilogy by science fiction legend Greg Bear—set in the Halo universe and based on the New York Times bestselling video game series! One hundred thousand years ago. Chaos rules the final days of the Forerunner empire. The Flood—a horrifying, shape-changing, and unstoppable parasite—has arrived in force, aided by unexpected allies, and internal strife has desperately weakened Forerunner defenses. Facing the imminent collapse of their civilization, the Forerunners known as the Ur-Didact and the Librarian reveal what they know about the relationship between the long-vanished race of the Precursors and the Flood. While the Precursors created many technological species, including those of the Forerunners and humanity itself, the roots of the Flood may be found in an act of enormous barbarity, carried out beyond our galaxy ten million years before. Because of that savagery, a greater evil looms. Only the Ur-Didact and the Librarian—husband and wife pushed into desperate conflict—hold the keys to a solution. As they face the consequences of a mythic tragedy, one of them must now commit the greatest atrocity of all time—a shocking act designed to prevent an insane abomination from dominating the entire galaxy…

Mirrors

By Devansh Dewra
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Exceller Books
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 176
  • File Pdf: mirrors.pdf

Book Summary:

The book is an anthology of 60 poems. This anthology contains poems on a vast range of topics on real life. Many of my poems represent the different emotions in life and what it does to one emotionally and mentally. It appeals to people to take every state of mind positively and overcome it. These poems bring out the truth in a person and help to overcome them. They show the good side of disadvantages and failures and how to move on by appreciating them. These poems explore the dark side of man and show the impact of it. These poems also discover different faces of the pandemic and different effects, which help show us the hidden bright side of life.

Halo: Shadow of Intent

By Joseph Staten
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1501122762
  • Pages : 112
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 546
  • File Pdf: halo.pdf

Book Summary:

An original digital-first e-novella set in the Halo Universe and based on the New York Times bestselling video game series! After decades of grim combat against the humans and then the traitorous Covenant Prophets, the Sangheili warrior Rtas ‘Vadum—the Half-Jaw—has earned a long rest. But not all of the Prophets perished in their holy city, High Charity, and now one of their fearsome Prelates has sworn his vengeance. This powerful threat has set a cataclysmic plan in motion—a plan to lure the Half-Jaw into a trap that will herald the utter destruction of the entire Sangheili race…

Science Fiction Video Games

By Neal Roger Tringham
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Isbn : 1482203898
  • Pages : 536
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 277
  • File Pdf: science-fiction-video-games.pdf

Book Summary:

Understand Video Games as Works of Science Fiction and Interactive Stories Science Fiction Video Games focuses on games that are part of the science fiction genre, rather than set in magical milieux or exaggerated versions of our own world. Unlike many existing books and websites that cover some of the same material, this book emphasizes critical analysis, especially the analysis of narrative. The author analyzes narrative via an original categorization of story forms in games. He also discusses video games as works of science fiction, including their characteristic themes and the links between them and other forms of science fiction. Delve into a Collection of Science Fiction Games The beginning chapters explore game design and the history of science-fictional video games. The majority of the text deals with individual science-fictional games and the histories and natures of their various forms, such as the puzzle-based adventure and the more exploratory and immediate computer role-playing game (RPG).

Demon-catching Master

By Wang WenJie
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Isbn : 1646776488
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 328
  • File Pdf: demon-catching-master.pdf

Book Summary:

Demon Resisting Master was a strange profession that was rarely known. In addition to the cultivation of mysterious spells, they had inherited the "Devil's Note" from generation to generation, which added a touch of mysteriousness to the profession: In the book, there were sealed all kinds of strange and bizarre demons and monsters, there were all kinds of women who could call the wind and summon the rain, and there were also eccentric and eccentric women who could bite their throats to preside. The ten ancient divine tools that had been lost for a hundred years, the mysterious quarrels between the Four Great Families, the Demon Master's ultimate mission was to catch all the demons in the atlas? Or could it be that there was an unspeakable secret behind it? Now, I will take you on a legendary path to behead demons and devils, and see how the employees will use demons to deal with humans and demons, and reach the pinnacle of life!

Halo: Point of Light

By Kelly Gay
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1982147873
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 514
  • File Pdf: halo.pdf

Book Summary:

An original full-length novel set in the Halo universe and based on the New York Times bestselling video game series! August 2558. Rion Forge was once defined by her relentless quest for hope amidst the refuse and wreckage of a post-Covenant War galaxy—years spent searching for family as much as fortune. But that was before Rion and the crew of her salvager ship Ace of Spades encountered a powerful yet tragic being who forever altered their lives. This remnant from eons past, when the Forerunners once thrived, brought with it a revelation of ancient machinations and a shocking, brutal history. Unfortunately, the Ace crew also made dire enemies of the Office of Naval Intelligence in the process, with the constant threat of capture and incarceration a very real possibility. Now with tensions mounting and ONI forces closing in, Rion and her companions commit to this being’s very personal mission, unlocking untold secrets and even deadlier threats that have been hidden away for centuries from an unsuspecting universe....