Halo: The Cole Protocol
by Tobias S. Buckell
Tor Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780330445139
Date: 06 November 2009 List Price £6.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Tor UK release this latest novelization based on the XBOX game Halo - this time Tobias Buckell is at the helm and offers us The Cole Protocol, the audio version of which was reviewed in last month's issue.
"In the first, desperate days of the Human-Covenant War, the UNSC has enacted the Cole Protocol to safeguard Earth and its inner colonies from discovery by a merciless alien foe. Many are called upon to rid the universe of lingering navigation data that would reveal the location of Earth. Among them is Navy Lieutenant Jacob Keyes. Thrust back into action after being sidelined, Keyes is saddled with a top secret mission by ONI. One that will take him deep behind enemy lines, to a corner of the universe where nothing is as it seems..."