Just because there are Spartans in it doesn't mean it's a history book. Sci-fi scribe Tobias S. Buckell has been tapped to write the sixth
novel based on and in the Halo
universe, Halo: The Cole Protocol
, due this fall.
Buckell is no stranger to the genre, his most recent work, Ragamuffin
, having received a 2007 Nebula Award nomination for Best Novel. According to Bungie
, The Cole Protocol
promises plenty of fan service, focusing on the whereabouts of the Spartan Gray Team and "an unexplored conflict of the Human-Covenant War where unlikely alliances are formed and shattered." Formed and