Nova

Nova

Nova Four years after the end of the Brood War Emperor Arcturus Mengsk has rebuilt much of the Terran Dominion and consolidated a new military force despite an ever present alien threat Within this boilin

  • Title: Nova
  • Author: Keith R.A. DeCandido Chris Metzen
  • ISBN: 9780743471343
  • Page: 317
  • Format: Paperback
  • Four years after the end of the Brood War, Emperor Arcturus Mengsk has rebuilt much of the Terran Dominion and consolidated a new military force despite an ever present alien threat Within this boiling cauldron of strife and subversion, a young woman known only as Nova shows the potential to become Mengsk s most lethal and promising Ghost operative Utilizing a combinatFour years after the end of the Brood War, Emperor Arcturus Mengsk has rebuilt much of the Terran Dominion and consolidated a new military force despite an ever present alien threat Within this boiling cauldron of strife and subversion, a young woman known only as Nova shows the potential to become Mengsk s most lethal and promising Ghost operative Utilizing a combination of pure physical aptitude, innate psychic power, and advanced technology, Nova can strike anywhere with the utmost stealth Like a phantom in the shadows, she exists only as a myth to the enemies of the Terran Dominion Yet Nova wasn t born a killer She was once a privileged child of one of the Old Families of the Terran Confederacy, but her life changed forever when a rebel militia murdered her family In her grief, Nova unleashed her devastating psychic powers, killing hundreds in a single, terrible moment Now, on the run through the slums of Tarsonis, she is unable to trust anyone Pursued by a special agent tasked with hunting down rogue telepaths, Nova must come to terms with both her burgeoning powers and her guilt before they consume her and destroy everything in her path.

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    StarCraft Ghost Nova tells the story of a scion of the Old Families, November Annabella Terra, and how she became one of the most talented and powerful Ghost agents in the Terran Dominion. This seems like it should make for a pretty interesting read, but it never manages to rise beyond anything more than passable.The writing is fairly competent, but at times the plot progression feels forced. This becomes most apparent towards the end of the novel when the wrangler, a hunter of psychics working [...]

    The main character's name is Nova Terra(kinda funny cause a strange test was called the Terra-nova). She is a psychic who is working in the Terran military and this is her story of before she became a dog of the military.She was born a telepath but did not know the extent of her own powers until she unleashed her powers upon some killers that killed most of her family in her own home.She ran away from authorities into the “slum” district of the city called The Gutter. She was forced to work [...]

    I can sincerely recommend this novel to every StarCraft fan and also to everyone in need of an enjoyable sci-fi story. It's a flicking good book!I've always liked Blizzard Entertainment and their games but sometimes their lack of originality would make me pretty angry. In case of Nova the main purpose of introducing her into the story was replacing Sarah Kerrigan as a badass female sniper who could turn invisible. Even her genuine character portrait was the same as Kerrigan's but with blonde hai [...]

    A note for anyone considering this novel: There is zero appearance of the Zerg or the Protoss in this title. It is primarily a character exploration story, with minimal action. It is definitely worth a read, but not a good target for normal expectations of Starcraft carnage.

    The novel that got me into reading, a genuine recommendation.I read this book for the first time a number of years ago; during a time where I only enjoyed films and viewed imagery/graphic novels. Reading just hadn't grabbed me up until that point. That was until I read this novel, a novel with such a touching story that tragic protagonist that I simply have not looked back since.While author Keith R.A. DeCandido's pros are not the most sophisticated; his writing strength lies in his ability to c [...]

    I'm so-so on this one. I am usually a big fan of the author,and enjoy his books immensely. However, I feel that the premise of the book was what failed. It seemed like Blizzard wanted to save all the sneaking, girl kick-butt, ghost stuff for their game (the one that never came out), and we got stuck with everything before any of that. Think about it: When you pick up a book with "Starcraft: Ghost" on the cover, with a girl and a gun, that's what you're expecting, right? The problem is only the f [...]

    Being a Starcraft fan, I fully enjoyed this book. You learn more about Terran society and the lore related to GHOST units within the game - although these versions of ghost are MUCH more powerful than the ghost's that set off nukes/cloak in SC1. You see the world through the super elite - the old family's who obtained their status being the first to colonize Tarsonis (capital planet of the Terrans) as well as those inhabitants who are the complete opposite - lowlifes that no one cares about.Many [...]

    Starcraft Ghost Nova is a story about the Ghost named Nova who is supposly a strong Psi Ghost. But before she came a ghost she was a daughter to a weathy family. Then it all change when most of her family was murder right infront of her and she goes crazy unleashing her power. She then runs away and the Ghost programs finds a spike about her and want to recruit her into their program. They send an agent after her trying to find her in the slums of the world. Before he can find Nova she is taken [...]

    Another 3.5 for me (I really wish we could do half stars). I actually quite liked the ending! It's cool to take a look at the life that the probably-never-going-to-be-published Starcraft: Ghost star began with. Also neat that we got to see a glimpse of her in Starcraft II :)So anyway. Not bad, I enjoyed it. Some things felt a little forced though I have a hard time pinpointing exactly why it felt like that. I think I also have a small pet peeve with young girls in their teenage years calling the [...]

    A pretty good book. The only reason it didn't make 4 stars is because I thought there was too much ink given to the random thoughts of people that were irrelevant to the story. The first couple of times it was an interesting and enlightening detail, but I felt it was a bit overused.Aside from that, I liked it. Wish I could give it 3.5 stars, because it's a little more than a 3, but not quite 4. I like the character development and background. Would like to read more about Nova's adventures as a [...]

    Well, this one was probably the worst book I read in my entire life. It should have been a novelisation of a game that was never released, and it doesn't work because we have that same clicheed story of a child who has great-up-to-legendary potential. To add an insult to injury, 'f***' words are replaced with 'freck'. And since that is only thing I remember from this novel, you can see how bad it was.

    It took me a while to get into this story. It's told in medias res and for a brand new genre and new mechanical concepts, it took a few chapters to follow along and pick up the story. Nova's story is a tragedy, to be certain. I am glad that her final mission was what it was, though I am saddend that the story line of the past dies. I look forward to reading more about this world, and the conflicts arising from unidentified sources, as well as leadership on the homefront.

    A thoroughly enjoyable and well written book. An exciting story for fans, as well as a very good introduction to the Star Craft universe. The story takes nice twists and turns, with solid characters. A very good prequel to the game (as intended), sadly however the game was cancelled. I thought the author did a great job of putting the reader in Nova's mind and how she experiences her telepathy. The best of the the author, in my oppinion.

    This book was awesome.It relied enough on the game's lore, but still would be readable and understandable if you'd never played the games.It follows the story of Nova, girl with incredible psionic abilities she discovers after a traumatic experience. The idea behind the story was a generally gloomy and sad one, but I would still recommend the book to anyone who likes Starcraft or a good sci-fi story.

    Probably one of my favorite books set in the StarCraft world. It follows the life of probably one of the more shadowly type characters in the StarCraft universe (well Dark Templar could probably give them a run for their money) Its almost a shame they cancelled Ghost, hopefully Blizzard will eventually bring out the rest of the Ghost story.

    This was an okay book. I mean, it was good, but just not enough of what was needed to make the book really good. It is cool, as this girl, Nova, I think, can use telekinesis and make people like go insane and dead. Read it definately, but if there are other video game novels out there, read them instead

    This was a decent enough book, it just didn't quite deliver what I was hoping for. If you are looking for a gritty backstory on Starcraft, or Nova then this has it. If you are looking for a good story of a young assassin coming into her powers, with training and challenges along the way, this is not it.

    A prequel to a cancelled game. It is still an interesting, and tragic, story setting up this character, but it largely ignores common sense with regards to the Starcraft universe. Any character development that would have been provided for the game was rendered worthless by the ending.

    Plot wise, an ok book. Mostly what didn't make the grade for me was the last-second twist that makes this book lore-wise unimportant. If anything saved it, it was the portrayal of some settings from a perspective we never got to see in the games.

    I think that Nova was a really good book and that it shows how that the life of the rich isnt always so good. Its an interesting book and quiet sad in some bits but overall it very hard to put the book down

    Not bad! As an avid gamer and writer, this book packed twice the punch for me. I loved the unique phrases and language the characters use, and the style of narration is one I'd like to imitate. Well-written, quick, and very entertaining. Hooray for Starcraft.

    After reading this i can say again that i hate blizzard for not continuing Starcraft Ghost development D: I would have loved to experience this adventure D:

    Quite a pointless book as neither the game for which it was supposed to be an origin story never got released nor any actual followup happened in the Starcraft universe.

    loved this book. it is just amazing. I was so disappointed that Blizard cancelled the game but this story is something I loved and became one of my favorite books.

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