Halo: The Flood (Halo, Book 2)

William C. Dietz


achieve HAS FALLEN.

THE COVENANT struggle computing device RAGES ON.

HUMANITY’S final desire LIES WITH THE group OF THE PILLAR OF AUTUMN—THE INDOMITABLE CAPTAIN JACOB KEYES, employees SERGEANT AVERY JOHNSON, THE AI CORTANA, hundreds and hundreds OF FEARLESS MARINES . . . AND SPARTAN 117, THE grasp CHIEF.

Having slightly escaped the conflict for achieve, the group of the Pillar of Autumn is pressured to make a bounce into Slipspace in hopes of evading the big alien alliance hell-bent on wiping out humanity. yet their vacation spot brings them to an historic secret and an excellent higher struggle.

In this far-flung nook of the universe floats a magnificently vast synthetic ring international . . . a build from a protracted misplaced race. The humans’ in simple terms desire of survival is to crash land on its floor and take the conflict opposed to the Covenant to the ground.

But they quickly observe that this enigmatic ring international is way greater than it sort of feels. equipped 100,000 years in the past through a civilization referred to as the Forerunners, this “Halo” is worshipped by means of the Covenant---a sacred artifact that they wish will whole their non secular quest for intended transcendence. they'll cease at not anything to manage it.

Engaged in a fierce floor conflict, grasp leader and Cortana pass deep into the Halo build to discover a dismal mystery; this enigmatic ring global can also be the universe’s most threatening weapon. Its goal: the destruction of all sentient existence. For the Forerunners equipped the Halo to conflict the universe’s so much vicious enemy---a almost unstoppable and by surprise reawakened strength often called The Flood.

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