An original full-length novel set in the Halo universe and based on the New York Times bestselling video game series!
Molly Patel was only seven years old when the alien alliance known as the Covenant destroyed her homeworld and killed her family. As one of the few to escape the glassing of Paris IV, and despite the United Nations Space Command winning the war on behalf of humanity, Molly never forgot how much she had lost.
Nine years later, when her adoptive parents—research scientists specializing in ancient Forerunner technology—are called to the mysterious and wondrous place known as Onyx, Molly vehemently objects. It’s not so much that Molly’s concerned about relocating to inside a spherical construct the diameter of an entire solar system, but the fact that she also has to live alongside members of the same alien species that murdered her family. And when the Servants of the Abiding Truth—a violent ex-Covenant sect under the guidance of the notorious Pale Blade—somehow makes its way inside this supposedly impregnable sphere, Molly is now forced to consider if she and her new parents have made a terrible and fatal mistake in coming here....
Fell short of expectations
After listening to Halo: New Blood by Matt Forbeck, a book laced with action and halo lore, I had high expectations for this book. I was sorely disappointed. This book focuses on family and overcoming stereotypes, which are not bad things, but in the halo universe of literature, this book sits as an outlier with its appalling lack of action and insight in Halo lore that we expect from a Halo book.
Pre teen Halo nonsense
A waste of ink. I have almost every Halo Book and this is by far the worst. Pass on this one. Mr Forbeck - we know you can do better.