These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
YMMV: Halo: Glasslands
Base Breaker: Reactions to the depiction and characterization of Catherine Halsey, already a controversial figure among the fandom for her methods in the SPARTAN-II program, and Admiral Margaret Pargonsky, already a controversial figure for being the head of ONI, have split the fandom even more.
Broken Base: Fans are divided over the Halsey hate: It's either been a long time coming, or the writer should shut up and focus on the story.
Fanon Discontinuity: Many Halo fans like to pretend this book doesn't exist, if they don't flip out in anger at its mention. Most notably, the fan-wiki Halopedia documents all the canon from Glasslands... but isn't above passive-aggressively reinterpreting it in their favor. Just look at this excerpt from the Catherine Halsey article.
Halopedia: Many of those unfamiliar with the internal dynamics of ONI and the SPARTAN-II Programnote aka Karen Traviss have come to interpret Halsey and her work in a highly negative light. [...] Such views often have their basis on information provided by the Office of Naval Intelligence,note Traviss' favored characters, Kilo-Five and Parongosky, are ONI personnel which has frequently used highly selective or outright false informationnote the book's continuity and canon errors to shift the blame for some of ONI's more questionable decisions on Halsey alone.
Fridge Logic: How does Lucy, who is, like every Spartan, able to smash an Elite's face inside-out with her bare hands, not cause any real damage to Halsey despite slugging her at full force?