Halo Mythos: A Guide to the Story of Halo
Halo Mythos: A Guide to the Story of Halo is a reference book on the Halo universe that was released on September 6, 2016. The book details events from the Forerunner era to after the Human-Covenant War from the perspective of Curator. The book features over fifty pieces of newly commissioned artwork from various artists.
First revealed in "Ship It", the fifth episode of the third season of The Sprint, Halo Mythos serves as a guide and overview of the Halo universe. Halo Mythos was published by Egmont Publishing and written by several of 343 Industries' writers, including Jeff Easterling. In contrast to the Halo Encyclopedia, Halo Mythos is not an encyclopedia but a chronological overview of information from the Halo fiction, from the human-Forerunner wars to the story of Halo 5: Guardians, with the inclusion of connected stories that help tie in characters, artifacts, and events from Halo games, comics, novels, and live-action and animated features. The book includes over fifty pieces of newly commissioned artwork from various artists, including Isaac Hannaford, that depict scenes and moments from Halo novels.