The Halo Novels are books about 343 pages each and have expanded heavily on the Halo Universe. The first three novels were published by Ballantine Books, while the last ten were published by Tor Books.
List of novelsEdit
This is a list of all of the novels:
- Halo: The Fall of Reach, this book explains what happened before Halo: Combat Evolved. By Eric Nylund.
- Halo: The Flood, the novelization of Halo: Combat Evolved by William C. Dietz. The Flood also features several side stories.
- Halo: First Strike, this book fills in the gap between Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2. By Eric Nylund.
- Halo Box Set, the box set featuring the first three Halo novels.
- Halo Boxed Set II, the box set featuring the reprint editions of the first three Halo novels.
- Halo: Ghosts of Onyx, the book follows Kurt-051 and the training of the Spartan-IIIs on Onyx. By Eric Nylund.
- Halo: Contact Harvest, features the events leading up to the Human-Covenant War. By Joseph Staten.
- Halo: The Cole Protocol, by Tobias S. Buckell, the book introduces Gray Team and shows Jacob Keyes' backstory.
- Halo Boxed Set, the box set featuring the second three Halo novels.
- Halo: Evolutions, by several critically acclaimed authors, the novel is made up of a collection of short stories relating to the Halo Universe.
- Halo: Broken Circle - An upcoming novel to be released on the 14th of November 2014. It was written by John Shirley.
- The Forerunner Saga
- Kilo-Five trilogy
There is also:
- Halo Graphic Novel, a comic book based on the Halo Universe.
- In most of the novels, there is a Covenant subplot. These usually feature Grunts such as Yayap or Dadab.
- There is the Marathon symbol between the "A" and "L" of Halo on the cover of each novel published during Bungie's time working on the franchise.
|Books of Halo|
|Main series||The Fall of Reach • The Flood • First Strike • Ghosts of Onyx • Contact Harvest • The Cole Protocol|
|The Forerunner Saga||Cryptum • Primordium • Silentium (Rebirth)|
|Kilo-Five trilogy||Glasslands • The Thursday War • Mortal Dictata|
|Others||Halo: Broken Circle|
|Reference||The Art of Halo • The Art of Halo 3 • Encyclopedia (2009) • The Essential Visual Guide • The Art of Building Worlds • The Art of Halo 4 • Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide|
|Official Guides||Halo: Combat Evolved • Halo 2 • Halo 3 • Halo Wars • Halo 3: ODST • Halo: Reach • Halo 4|
|Miscellaneous||Black Art of Halo Mods|