Category Archives: Gaming’s Place in Literature

Examining game-related fiction through different lenses of literary analysis.

Delicious Irony (Arbiter Watch) – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY TUMBLR, MAY 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Partner piece to Ghosts of Onyx review and analysis. Companion piece to my reading journals of the Halo novels. Here we have another outright mention of Thel in Ghosts of Onyx, … Continue reading

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The God and the Kaidon – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY TUMBLR, AUGUST 2014 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Following the betrayal of the Prophets, the Sangheili found themselves without leadership.  Small portions of the former Covenant began following Shipmasters and commanders likes Rtas ‘Vadum and … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Onyx – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE OLD HALO ARCHIVE, MONTH YYYY Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Review and analysis of Ghosts of Onyx by Eric Nylund When the Spartan-II program goes public for the sake of morale, the Office of Naval Intelligence … Continue reading

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First Impressions (Arbiter Watch) – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY TUMBLR, April 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Partner piece to First Strike review and analysis. Remember last time on Arbiter Watch how some updated canon put to rest an old theory regarding the identity of the Arbiter? … Continue reading

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First Strike (Definitive Edition) – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE OLD HALO ARCHIVE, APRIL 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Review and analysis of First Strike by Eric Nylund Alpha Halo was not the end of the war. The Covenant continue their genocidal campaign, the Master … Continue reading

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When Sanghelios Feels Like Home – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE OLD HALO ARCHIVE, NOVEMBER 2015 Reposted without edits. It’s through Locke’s visor, watching Locke’s feet, by which I first land on Sanghelios’ soil. The water of the river rises past our calves and suddenly everything is … Continue reading

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Poorly-Placed Blame (Arbiter Watch) – FROM THE ARCHIVES

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY TUMBLR, MARCH 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Partner piece to The Flood review and analysis. Welcome again to the companion series for my reading journal, where I take a look at where Thel ‘Vadam shows … Continue reading

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