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GREG BEAR is the author of more than thirty books of science fiction and fantasy, including Hull Zero Three, City at the End of Time, Eon, Moving Mars, Mariposa, and Quantico. He is married to Astrid Anderson Bear and is the father of Erik and Alexandra. Awarded two Hugos and five Nebulas for his fiction, one of two authors to win a Nebula in every category, Bear has been called the “Best working writer of hard science fiction” by “The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.” His stories have been collected into an omnibus volume by Tor Books. Bear has served on political and scientific action committees and has advised both government agencies and corporations on issues ranging from national security to private aerospace ventures to new media and video game development. His most recent endeavor is a long-term collaboration with Neal Stephenson and the Subutai Corporation on The Mongoliad, an interactive serial novel available on multiple platforms, including iPhone, iPad, and Kindle.
I look forward to the next book in this series.
This book provides a little bit of closure from the cliffhanger ending of the last book, but it does so at nearly the end of the book after almost nothing happens.
Personally, I found it hard to put the book down a lot of the time, but after finishing it, I recognize its flaws and some can be glaring.
Useful for your class assignment on the history of the universe and Forerunner society in general.Published 1 month ago by Amanda K.
If you like Halo you really need to read this trilogy.Published 2 months ago by Kyle Bertil Berggren
A necessary part of the trilogy, but as other people have said, far too much material in the first half of the book that was unnecessary. Read morePublished 3 months ago by William Stec
It wasn't as good as the first one. It seems to drag on listlessly with characters I found boring. The writing itself flowed well and was excellent, but it was a step down from... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Trebin
Great book with an unexpected ending. Must have for a Halo fan. Brings new light to the forerunners and their parents plans.Published 4 months ago by Tyler
This story carries forward the second main character pair from book 1. The depth of the mental images created is just as articulated earlier. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Alfred S. Minors
It was not as interesting of storyline as the first book although it does make some very good connections to the game series.Published 5 months ago by Zach Casper