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By William C. Dietz


THE COVENANT warfare computer RAGES ON.


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

In this far-flung nook of the universe floats a magnificently significant man made ring international . . . a build from an extended misplaced race. The humans’ basically wish of survival is to crash land on its floor and take the conflict opposed to the Covenant to the ground.

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

Engaged in a fierce floor conflict, grasp leader and Cortana cross deep into the Halo build to discover a gloomy mystery; this enigmatic ring international can be the universe’s most deadly weapon. Its objective: the destruction of all sentient existence. For the Forerunners equipped the Halo to conflict the universe’s so much vicious enemy---a nearly unstoppable and unexpectedly reawakened strength referred to as The Flood.

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There has been no time to try because the Flood shape charged, in simple terms time to fireside, and that’s what he did. The slug stuck the ex-Elite within the chest. The strive against shape didn’t even balk because the bullet gone through its spongy middle of mass. A tiny spurt of gray-green ichor trailed from the access wound, because the creature swung a vicious blow on the grasp leader. He ducked the assault and dropped the rifle. He dived, tucked right into a roll and got here up along with his sidearm in his hand. He emptied the clip into the beast. One around blew its left arm off, and the ultimate around made a foot-wide go out wound within the Flood’s again. He kicked within the creature’s chest, crushing the an infection shape inside. He gathered the S2, and frowned. He studied the fallen Flood for a second, and observed that the creature’s insides have been swiftly liquefying. the rate of the S2’s projectile had undergone the nonvital mass of the creature’s chest and simply saved going. one other nasty shock, courtesy of the Flood. After a brief go searching to ensure that there weren’t from now on surprises lurking within the region, together with his middle nonetheless beating like a trip-hammer, the executive went again to his grisly paintings. 3 extra Covenant warriors fell earlier than a barrage of fireballs arced excessive into the air to land throughout his place. One got here so shut that simply the bleed off it was once sufficient to push his protecting into the crimson and set off the alarm. He pulled again, switched to the attack weapon lengthy adequate to ice a few overly bold Grunts, and switched again to the S2 as he rounded the other aspect of the large boulder. He chosen a place the place he might visit paintings on either the Covenant and the Flood, and settled in. He desired to nail the Elites now and, due to the strong 14. 5mm armor-piercing rounds, he may perhaps drop such a lot of them with a unmarried shot. wrestle kinds have been a distinct tale, so he switched to the pistol. It used to be much less actual, yet did the activity. It wasn’t lengthy sooner than greater than a dozen our bodies have been specified by the snow. yet then the observe was once out. quickly the mortar tank moved into place to bombard his new place, and it was once essential to pull again. The Wraith used to be an issue, a major challenge, which intended there has been just one factor the Spartan may well do: hike again to the guns cache and exchange the rifle for the launcher. It used to be a tremendous discomfort within the ass, yet he didn’t have a lot selection, so he pulled out. It took a whole part hour to make the around journey among the valley and the guns cache, so he anticipated issues to have calmed down a section by the point he again. That wasn’t the case, despite the fact that, which urged that the Flood had thrown much more varieties into the conflict. the executive his personal footprints again to the hiding position subsequent to the large boulder, placed the launcher on his shoulder, and hit the zoom. The Wraith, which used to be busy hurling bombs down valley, appeared to breakthrough. as though one way or the other conscious of his presence, the tank spun on its axis, and introduced a bomb towards the rock. The Spartan pressured himself to disregard the synthetic comet, locked onto the objective, and brought on the rocket.

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