HALO: The Fall of Reach by Eric Nylund audiobook

HALO: The Fall of Reach

By Eric Nylund
Read by Todd McLaren

Simon & Schuster Audio / Halo Books 9780765367297

The Halo Series: Book 1

11.06 Hours Unabridged
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The New York Times bestselling origin story of the Master Chief—part of the expanded universe based on the award-winning video game series Halo! The twenty-sixth century. Humanity has expanded beyond Earth’s system to hundreds of planets that colonists now call home. But the United Earth Government and the United Nations Space Command is struggling to control this vast empire. After exhausting all strategies to keep seething colonial insurrections from exploding into a full-blown interplanetary civil war, the UNSC has one last hope. At the Office of Naval Intelligence, Dr. Catherine Halsey has been hard at work on a top-secret program that could bring an end to the conflict…and it starts with seventy-five children, among them a six-year-old boy named John. And Halsey could never guess that this child will eventually become the final hope against an even greater peril engulfing the galaxy—the inexorable confrontation with a theocratic military alliance of alien races known as the Covenant. This is the electrifying origin story of Spartan John-117—the Master Chief—and of his legendary, unstoppable heroism in leading the resistance against humanity’s possible extinction.

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Summary

Summary

The New York Times bestselling origin story of the Master Chief—part of the expanded universe based on the award-winning video game series Halo!

The twenty-sixth century. Humanity has expanded beyond Earth’s system to hundreds of planets that colonists now call home. But the United Earth Government and the United Nations Space Command is struggling to control this vast empire. After exhausting all strategies to keep seething colonial insurrections from exploding into a full-blown interplanetary civil war, the UNSC has one last hope. At the Office of Naval Intelligence, Dr. Catherine Halsey has been hard at work on a top-secret program that could bring an end to the conflict…and it starts with seventy-five children, among them a six-year-old boy named John. And Halsey could never guess that this child will eventually become the final hope against an even greater peril engulfing the galaxy—the inexorable confrontation with a theocratic military alliance of alien races known as the Covenant.

This is the electrifying origin story of Spartan John-117—the Master Chief—and of his legendary, unstoppable heroism in leading the resistance against humanity’s possible extinction.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An awesome book and beyond doubt a must-read for Halo fans.” Teen Ink

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Author

Author Bio: Eric Nylund

Author Bio: Eric Nylund

Eric Nylund is a New York Times bestselling and World Fantasy Award–nominated author of several novels. He is the head writer for Microsoft Game Studios where he helps shape the intellectual property for some the world’s best video game developers. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in theoretical chemical physics.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 11.06
Audience: Adult
Language: English