Halo Encyclopedia

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Penguin, Sep 19, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 368 pages
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A must-have guide to the Halo universe Humanity teeters on the brink of extinction, as hostile forces and ancient mysteries threaten to snuff out our first fiery foray into the universe. Take a trip into the world of Halo and discover everything you ever wanted to know about the characters, weapons, vehicles, equipment and locations from Halo, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo WARS and Halo 3 ODST. From the Colonial Administration Authority to the UNSC, you'll find an overview of Halo's human history and structure and gain insight into key organisations. Discover all about the Covenant - its history and religion - as well as the Forerunners, Flood and much more. It's what Halo fans have been waiting for.
 

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Contents

Foreword by Frank Oconnor 6
6
The Halo Universe 8
8
Master Chief 12
13
The Covenant 14
14
The Forerunners the Flood and the Halo Array 16
16
The Ark 18
18
The Gravemind 20
20
High Charity 22
23
Skirmishers 156
156
The Yanmee drones 158
158
The Flood 162
162
Flood Forms 164
164
The Forerunners 174
174
The Forerunners Under Threat 178
178
Battling the Flood 180
180
Opposition to the Halo Array 182
182

The Forerunners and the Halo Array 26
26
Galactic Rebirth and the Covenant 30
30
Human Expansion and Colonization 32
32
Humanity Battles Itself 34
34
The Humancovenant War 36
36
Human Colonization of Space 42
42
Civil War 44
44
United Nations Space Command 46
46
Unsc Ranks 48
48
Unsc Insignia 50
50
Unified Ground Command 54
54
Unsc Troopers 56
56
Orbital Drop Shock Troopers 58
58
Odst Deployment 60
60
Odst Personnel 62
62
Naval Command 64
64
Office of Naval Intelligence 66
66
Colonial Military Administration 68
68
The Cole Protocol 70
70
Unsc Personnel 72
72
Ais and Civilians 76
76
The Spartan Projects 82
82
The Spartanii Program 84
84
Spartaniii 86
86
Mjolnir 90
90
Mjolnir Mark Vi Armor 92
92
Spartan Armor Variants 94
94
The Life of the Master Chief 98
98
Spartanii Personnel 112
112
Noble Team 114
114
The Covenant 118
118
The History of the Covenant 120
120
The Sanshyuum prophets 124
124
The Prophet Triumvirate 126
126
The Huragok engineers 128
128
The Sangheili elites 130
130
Sangheili Ranks 132
132
Sangheili Separatists 136
136
Arbiters 138
138
The Jiralhanae brutes 142
142
Jiralhanae Ranks 144
144
The Lekgolo hunters 148
148
The Unggoy grunts 150
150
The Kigyar jackals 154
154
The Halo Array 184
184
The Ark 190
190
Aboard the Ark 192
192
The Librarian and the Didact 194
194
Forerunner Monitors 196
196
Forerunner Artificial Intelligences 198
198
The Path to War 204
204
The War Rages on 208
208
Conflict Reaches Earth 210
210
The Closing Days of the War 214
214
Human Space Travel 220
220
Slipstream Space 222
222
Human Cloning 224
224
Cryosleep 226
226
Artificial Intelligence 228
228
Covenant Technology 234
234
Forerunner Technology 236
236
Unsc Vehicles 246
246
Covenant Vehicles 252
252
Unsc Ships 258
258
Space Combat 266
266
Famous Unsc Ships 268
268
Covenant Ships 276
276
Famous Covenant Ships 284
284
Forerunner Ships 288
288
Unsc Bases 292
292
The Sol System 294
294
Earth 296
296
Unsc Colonies 298
298
Covenant Bases 304
304
Covenant Worlds 306
306
Unsc Weaponry 314
314
Unsc Weapons 316
316
Covenant Weapons 334
334
Covenant Grenades and Bombs 346
346
Covenant Melee Weapons 348
348
Forerunner Defenses 352
352
Armor Abilities 354
354
Battlefield Equipment 356
356
Glossary 360
360
Index 364
364
Acknowledgments 368
368
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