The Covenant has collapsed after a long, brutal war that saw billions slaughtered on Earth and her colonies. For the first time in decades, however, peace finally seems possible. But though the fighting's stopped, the war is far from over: it's just gone underground. The UNSC's feared and secretive Office of Naval Intelligence recruits Kilo-Five, a team of ODSTs, a Spartan, and a diabolical AI to accelerate the Sangheili insurrection.
"One of the best in the Halo saga"
Yes, this is a great continuation of the story started in Ghosts of Onyx.
Welcome to humanity’s new war: silent, high stakes, and unseen. This is a life-or-death mission for ONI’s black-ops team, Kilo-Five, which is tasked with preventing the ruthless Elites, once the military leaders of the Covenant, from regrouping and threatening humankind again. What began as a routine dirty-tricks operation?keeping the Elites busy with their own insurrection?turns into a desperate bid to extract one member of Kilo-Five from the seething heart of an alien civil war.
Yes I would. I will do it to pick up all the little story threads that lead off into possible future story archs and those that fill in gaps about th..Show More »e back stories of several characters. « Show Less
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.
"Read Order update. 2014"
The correct read order is as follows:Halo: Contact HarvestHalo: The Cole ProtocolHalo: The Fall Of ReachHalo: The FloodH..Show More »alo: First StrikeHalo: Ghosts of OnyxKILO-5 Novels:GlasslandsThe Thursday WarMortal DictataMiscellaneous Halo: EvolutionsThese books can be read first as they are "Chronologically" before all the others. But I recommend reading them last as the first batch opens the door to the Haloverse.Forerunner NovelsHalo: CryptumHalo: PrimordiumHalo: Sillentium« Show Less