Halo: Mortal Dictata : Kilo-Five

  • by Karen Traviss
  • Narrated by Euan Morton
  • Series: Kilo-Five
  • 17 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Wars end. But hatred, guilt, and devotion can endure beyond the grave.
With the Covenant War over, the Office of Naval Intelligence faces old grievances rising again to threaten Earth. The angry, bitter colonies, still with scores to settle from the insurrection put on hold for thirty years, now want justice and so does a man whose life was torn apart by ONI when his daughter was abducted for the SPARTANII program. Black ops squad KiloFive find their loyalties tested beyond breaking point when the father of their Spartan comrade, still searching for the truth about her disappearance, prepares to glass Earth's cities to get an answer. How far will KiloFive go to stop him? And will he be able to live with the truth when he finds it? The painful answer lies with a man long dead, and a conscience that still survives in the most unlikely, undiscovered place.

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Book that looks the other way.

If you could sum up Halo: Mortal Dictata in three words, what would they be?

How would you feel if your child or sibling be taken to become a spartan?


What was one of the most memorable moments of Halo: Mortal Dictata?

This book is one of the Halo top story arks. Not only bringing more to light about the Spartan project but how it would affect people around them.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The ending of this book is grate.


Any additional comments?

If you love Halo then you will love this book.

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- ray

one of the most interesting premises in the series

What made the experience of listening to Halo: Mortal Dictata the most enjoyable?

The premise and main story is very interesting as you truly wish for this father and daughter to reunite and there are multiple other parties involved that complicate the stor and make it more complex than the other novels.


What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

omething about the voice actor made it a bit difficult to listen to, mainly the way he tried to speak as the famela characters and how weak it sounded, even during more intense action scenes.


Any additional comments?

the ending is weak and there isnt enough action, mainly longy, deep philosophical conversations about a complex situation which is approached from a biased angle, they could've done more with such a unique premise but it was still godd.

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- Tanaka Bonde

Book Details

  • Release Date: 21-01-2014
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio