Now available in fine book stores around the globe is the latest Halo universe novel penned by Tobias S. Buckell, Halo: The Cole Protocol. And for those interested in getting their Halo read on, but want a sampling of Mr. Buckell's writing style, we advise making the jump over to Bungie.net to read the novel's prologue. We're especially fond of the prologue's description of an encounter with some Jackals and their "spiny quilled mohawks." How we wish we could grow a spiny quilled mohawk ...

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