Starcraft has ratings and 24 reviews. Joe said: Arcturus Mengsk is a 2nd-tier villain in the world of Starcraft; a series of popular video-games. Men. StarCraft: I, Mengsk (Blizzard Legends) Sixty-thousand light-years from Earth, the corrupt Terran Confederacy holds the Koprulu sector tightly in its tyrannical. On the Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty soundtrack is a track called “I, Mengsk.” Within is a tenor duet that is apparently an homage to the Brood.
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Well that was the type of person Arcturus was and I liked him for it. While the structure of the book made the pacing a little awkward, and had me wondering whether it was worth being emotionally invested in any character at any particular time period in the book, the overall effect mengs admirable. Lists with This Book.
Published December 30th by Pocket Star first published I’ve been playing the StarCraft games over and over all my life, and from that I was initially almost offended at the idea that someone like Arcturus Mengsk could be humanized, but boy was he ever, and so well. The southern accent doest seem to come through. Feb 05, Jeremy rated it liked it. Furthermore, it defined my love for mebgsk lore of games. This book comes from a point in time where videogame novels could suck and still sell, and it really, really shows.
Getting glimpses into his mind, as well as his family life, was fascinating, and he was characterized so well and so accurately. Surely such a person is a dead man walking? Alas, the task of shuttling Mensk to his inevitable role in the larger narrative drag down the individual episodes and McNeill is content in guiding us along this predictable ii with only mild surprises.
It manages to humanize one of the major villains, showing how Arcturus Mengsk went from disaffected son, to revenge-obsessed rebel, to arrogant despot. Okay, I might be slightly biased here because I read this after Flashpointwhere Valerian really shines.
I, Mengsk divided into three segments, each showing us the troublesome events that which surround the most notable members of the family — Angus, L and Valerian — that would shape and define their characters and the Koprulu Sector. The changes in perspective made this a fun book to read, not just in a recreational manner, but to a small extent as an intellectual activity. The rise of Arkturus Mengsk in he jengsk rich start craft universe.
Feb 06, Toby Fang rated it it was amazing. As much as I like the Starcraft Universe, I couldn’t like this book. Dec 05, Mwngsk Caron rated it really liked it.
Honestly, I have preservation about computer game novelizations, as far as their literary execution concerned, but this book was a pleasant exception. Arcturus Mengsk — genius propagandist, tactician, and freedom fighter. Open Preview See a Problem?
Every woman is attractive and McNeill rubs that in the reader’s face pretty much every time he mentions onea planetary senator’s wife loves cooking new recipes, and mengxk automatically means the end of a woman’s career. Paperbackpages. A surprisingly-compelling and deep portrayal of the old adage “like father, like son”, McNeil’s chronicle of the grand enemy of Blizzard’s universe is a page-turner.
Starcraft: I, Mengsk by Graham McNeill
Jul 25, Debbie rated it liked it Recommends it for: What’s more, it’s filled to the brim with tired, sexist tropes that make me wonder if the author mnegsk ever interacted with an actual woman.
I would say that this mengsl is important to the Starcraft universe considering the role Arcturus plays. Anyway, after trying to like this book, I have to say I kind of lost my interest in reading Starcraft novels.
I enjoyed Graham McNeill’s worldbuilding and the contrasts between Korh I, Mengsk bridges the gap between the first and second StarCraft games and spans much longer than the typical book set in this universe, going through three generations of Mengsks – Angus, Arcturus one of the Big Bads in the game and finally, Valerian, who was by far the most interesting of the three. I, Mengsk bridges the gap between the first and second StarCraft games and mensgk much mrngsk than the typical book set in this universe, going through three generations of Mengsks – Angus, Arcturus one of the Big Bads in the game and finally, Valerian, who mengssk by far the most interesting of the three.
Terran part of the old StarCraft campaign. The rest of the text doesn’t fare much better – look hard enough and you’ll find gems like “The bark of automatic weapon fire roared” or “A drizzle of moisture clung to his skin like humidity.
I think it could have been half of its length to be tolerable. We do have instances of overlapping insight from Angus Mengsk, mengsi of the Mengsks and a popular senator of Korhal, in his goal to overthrow the tyranny reign that the Confederacy represents to the masses.
Starcraft: I, Mengsk
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Arcturus Mengsk is a 2nd-tier villain in the world of Starcraft ; a series of popular video-games. Essentially, he was my favorite Terran character. Jul 09, Matthew Edrich rated it liked it.