Today marks the release of the video game Halo 5: Guardians for Xbox One. In conjunction with this release, we’re giving away a copy of the Halo: Last Light, an original paperback novel by Troy Denning set in the Halo that contains a free downloadable “REQ Pack” code for the Halo 5: Guardians video game.
One (1) paperback copy of Halo: Last Light with Halo 5 REQ Pack Code
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It is 2553, and the three-decade long Covenant War that defined a generation has suddenly drawn to a close. Yet, in the remotest parts of human space, tensions remain that threaten to overflow into another full-scale conflict. Beneath the surface of the planet Gao lies a vast cavern system renowned for its therapeutic effects and rumored miraculous cures. But now Gao natives are turning up brutally murdered down there””violent acts that happen to coincide with the recent arrival of a UNSC research battalion protected by Spartan Blue Team, led by the renowned Spartan-II Fred-104.
Maverick detective Veta Lopis of the Gao Ministry of Protection is only trying to do her job as the Special Inspector assigned to catch a serial killer””one who is possibly hiding within the Spartan ranks””but she never anticipates the situation spiraling out of control into an all-out crisis. When Gao is revealed to harbor ancient Forerunner technology that could solidify the UNSC’s military supremacy for centuries to come, Insurrection loyalists within the planetary government will do anything””even align with a vicious faction of what remains of the Covenant””to ensure that never happens”¦
Troy Denning is the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Tatooine Ghost and Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Star by Star, as well as Waterdeep, Pages of Pain, Beyond the High Road, The Summoning, and many other novels. A former game designer and editor, he lives with his wife in Wisconsin.