The first original novel based on the mega-hit HALO video game series!
The alien alliance known as the Covenant is layingsiege
to the colony world of Meridian...
Can humanity survive?
Saskia, Dorian, Evie and Victor aren't exactly friends at
their small high school on the middle-of-nowhere colony world of
Meridian. Each has their own problems, from absent parents to supporting
their family, getting into a good college to making thenext
But those problems are nothing next to the threat now
facing their world: the alien alliance known as the Covenant
is laying siege to Meridian, for reasons that aren't very
With their village in flames, the four teens find themselves stuck
above ground, locked out of the town shelter where the rest
of the survivors are gathered. Together, Saskia, Dorian, Evie and
Victor are thrust into battle with nothing but a few scavenged weapons
and an injured Spartan, one of the United Nations Space Command's
What's forged from the destruction will determine
the fate of Meridian, and tilt the battle for humanity's