The thrilling novella from author Kelly Gay in the expansive universe of the New York Times bestselling sci-fi/action video game series!
Find. Claim. Profit. In a post-war galaxy littered with scrap, it’s the salvager’s motto. And with a fast ship and a lust for adventure, Rion Forge has certainly made her mark on the trade. When the discovery of a wrecked UNSC cruiser brings Rion’s past back to haunt her, stirring fresh hope into a decades-old wound, she’s hell-bent on finding answers: What really happened to her father and his ship, the Spirit of Fire?
Featuring Gay’s signature “richly complex characters” and “fast-paced plot” (Publishers Weekly), Smoke and Shadow is an exhilarating page-turner for longtime and new fans of the Halo Universe. This novella also contains the complete text of Kelly Gay's short story, "Into the Fire," originally featured in the collection Halo: Fractures.
Kelly Gay is a USA TODAY bestselling author and the critically acclaimed creator of the Charlie Madigan urban fantasy series. She is a multipublished author with works translated into several languages. She is a two-time RITA nominee, an ARRA nominee, a Goodreads Choice Awards finalist, and a SIBA Book Award Long List finalist. Kelly is also a recipient of the North Carolina Arts Council’s Fellowship Grant in Literature. Within the Halo universe, she has authored the widely lauded novels Halo: The RubiconProtocol (a USA TODAY bestseller), Halo: Point of Light, and Halo: Renegades, the novella Halo: Smoke and Shadow, and the short story “Into the Fire,” featured in Halo: Fractures. She can be found online at KellyGay.com.