Almost thirty years before one Master Chief would step foot upon the first of the discovered Halos, the Covenant made contact with the human race. That being the focus of Halo: Contact Harvest, Bungie's very own Joe Staten is at the helm, describing it as an ensemble piece that takes readers through the opening blows of the war from multiple points of view. However, the star of the show is a young Sergeant Avery Johnson. Feel free to set your emotion to "as giddy as a little girl in a kitten factory."

The book is due out this Fall and an interview with Frankie features all the gritty details: like how Joe's bowel movements have been affected by writing this book. Leave the "TMI!" moments for the book, Joe!

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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