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HALO: Cryptum

HALO, Book 7
Written by: Greg Bear
Narrated by: Holter Graham
Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
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The first novel in the Forerunner Saga trilogy by science-fiction legend Greg Bear - set in the Halo universe and based on the New York Times best-selling video game series!

One hundred thousand years ago, the galaxy was populated by a great variety of beings. But one species - eons beyond all others in both technology and knowledge - achieved dominance.

They ruled in peace but met opposition with quick and brutal effectiveness. They were the Forerunners - the keepers of the Mantle of Responsibility, the next stage of life in the Universe’s Living Time.

And then they vanished.

This is their story.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-03-04

Best Halo book I've "read"!

I love Halo and have since Halo 2, but I had never read any of the books. When I heard a series was releasing about the fall of the forerunners, I had actually listened to this book right after it came out, marking it as my first. this book is phenomenally thought out, presenting a whole new living universe never truly explored before. I recommend this to all who love Halo, though it is hard to understand it's true scope without at least playing the first 3 games. Get this book, and its sequels; Primordium and Silentium. You won't be disappointed!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-02-01

Fantastic!!!

As a fan of Halo lore I was completely engrossed in this story. Many of my questions that I have accumulated over the years were answered but I still have questions that I'm sure will be answered in future novels.

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  • Harley (Last initial here)
  • 2019-01-23

what a enthralling read!

An amazing read, the only downside is I'm nervous about the next book having a different narrator, Graham was amazing.