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The Ferrets series

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The The Ferrets series is the retroactive name given to Halo novels focusing on the Ferrets, written by Troy Denning. It consists of Halo: Last Light (2015), Halo: Retribution (2017), and Halo: Divine Wind (2021).


Title Cover Author Audio book narrators Publication Summary
Halo: Last Light HaloLastLight.jpg Troy Denning Scott Brick 2015 A detective story following Blue Team and Special Inspector Veta Lopis as they investigate murders on a human colony which harbors Forerunner technology. The Ferrets are officially formed as a team
Halo: Retribution Front cover of Halo: Retribution. Troy Denning Scott Brick 2017 Returns to Veta Lopis and the Ferrets on a joint mission with Blue Team to identify the assassin of Admiral Graselyn Tuwa.
Halo: Divine Wind Cover art of Halo: Divine Wind. Troy Denning Aida Reluzco 2021 Sequel to Halo: Shadows of Reach. Follows Veta Lopis and the Ferrets in their attempts to stop the Keepers of the One Freedom, the Dhas Bhasvod's Covenant and Intrepid Eye from firing the Halo Array with the help of the UNSC Spirit of Fire and the indirect help of the Banished.


This series shares direct narrative connections with the short story A Necessary Truth from Halo: Fractures, with its events happening between those of Halo: Last Light and Halo: Retribution.

The series also shares a direct narrative connection with Halo: Shadows of Reach, with its characters and events leading directly into Halo: Divine Wind. It also shares a narrative connection to the short story Sacrifice as the Dhas Bhasvod's Covenant appear in Halo: Divine Wind.

Halo: Divine Wind has narrative connections to Halo Wars 2, continuing the story started there. Halo: Retribution has direct narrative connections to Halo 5: Guardians, specifically the events aboard the Argent Moon in the level Blue Team which are also slightly expanded upon in Halo: Divine Wind.

All of the novels in the series feature the Forerunner archeon-class ancilla Intrepid Eye as well as the Covenant remnant the Keepers of the One Freedom and its leader Castor as major recurring antagonists.