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|Posted By: Xian||Date: 3/14/00 9:54 p.m.|
It starts out rather well, but after that it just... I dunno. I didn't like it. If you're into Halo... there's really no reason to read "Consider Phlebas" by Iain Banks. There's a brief ringworld (or "Orbital") scene and if you use your imagination their suits *could* look like the Halo marine's armor (though the descriptions don't match). The book seems about 200+ pages too long and needlessly tragic (if you actually cared about any of the characters to begin with)... a lot like an opera (though I actually *like* opera).
Anyways, if you're looking for Halo-related scifi to read, "Consider Phlebas" gets a thumbs down. Niven's "Ringworld" scores much better. The fansub "Spriggan" anime is also recommended.
I guess I'll pick up Starship Troopers....
|Consider Phlebas||Xian||3/14/00 9:54 p.m.|
|Re: Consider Phlebas||CyberBob =PN=||3/14/00 10:41 p.m.|
|Re: Consider Phlebas||Xian||3/15/00 1:02 a.m.|
|Re: Consider Phlebas||Manus_Lacatus||3/15/00 1:57 a.m.|
|Re: Consider Phlebas||CyberBob =PN=||3/15/00 8:53 a.m.|
|::slapps himself||CyberBob =PN=||3/15/00 8:54 a.m.|
|Re: ::slap yourself||Bagman||3/15/00 10:47 a.m.|
|Re: Consider Phlebas||menace||3/14/00 10:45 p.m.|
|Re: Consider Phlebas||eva05||3/15/00 6:42 p.m.|
|Re: Consider Phlebas||Xian||3/15/00 9:20 p.m.|
|Re: Consider Phlebas||eva05||3/16/00 2:42 p.m.|
|Re: Consider Phlebas||Xian||3/16/00 3:36 p.m.|
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