Halo: Silent Storm

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Halo: Silent Storm
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Troy Denning


Simon & Schuster

Publication date:

September 4, 2018

Media type:



400 pages


1501138383, 978-1501138386


Halo: Silent Storm - A Master Chief Story is an upcoming print novel by Troy Denning, set to be released on September 4, 2018.[1][2] Silent Storm has narrative connections to Halo: Collateral Damage, a three-part comic book series from Dark Horse written by Alex Irvine.[3]

Official summary[edit]

2526. It has been almost a year since humanity engaged in its destructive first contact with a theocratic military alliance of alien races known as the Covenant. Now the hostilities have led to open war, and the United Nations Space Command understands virtually nothing about its new enemy. There are only two certainties—the Covenant is determined to eradicate humanity, and they have the superior technology to do just that. The UNSC's only hope lies with the Spartans: enhanced super-soldiers trained from childhood via a clandestine black-ops project to be living weapons. Their designated commander, Petty Officer John-117, has been assigned to lead the Spartans on a desperate counterattack designed to rock the Covenant back on its heels, and to buy humanity the time it needs to gather intelligence and prepare its defenses.

But not everyone wants the Spartans to succeed. A coalition of human rebel leaders believes an alliance with the Covenant to be its best hope of finally winning independence from the Unified Earth Government. To further their plans, the insurrectionists have dispatched a sleeper agent to sabotage the UNSC counterattack—and ensure that John-117 and the Spartans never return from battle....[2]





Technology and equipment


The novel's cover is illustrated by artist Christian McGrath, who has done book covers for many New York Times Best selling authors.



  1. ^ Twitter - Silent Storm announcement
  2. ^ a b Amazon - Halo: Silent Storm: A Master Chief Story
  3. ^ Halo Waypoint: Halo: Silent Storm - First Look