Forward Unto Dawn Posts

June 1, 2021 / Podcast

David, Dani, and guests Pens_Halo and Nakai from Covenant Canon draft the best Halo EU material. Rules are arbitrary and broken, spite picks are chosen, and Dani has a bone to pick with Dave and Busters.

April 8, 2021 / Podcast
February 26, 2021 / Article
December 30, 2020 / Podcast
November 13, 2020 / Podcast

Dani, Dave, and Pens_Halo discuss Troy Denning’s Halo: Shadows of Reach. Discussed: macguffins, Denninverse tropes, and what hints we can draw for Halo: Infinite. Show notes and listening options at

August 17, 2020 / Article
August 3, 2020 / Article

A brief look at the musical evolution of the Halo franchise, what makes a piece of Halo music *sound like* Halo music, and evaluating what we’ve heard of the Halo Infinite score.

July 25, 2020 / Podcast

On the heels of Halo Infinite’s gameplay demo at Microsoft’s July showcase, Dani and David dive in to the good, the bad, and the grappleshot of what we saw. Show notes and listening options at

April 15, 2020 / Podcast

David and Dani take a trip down memory lane as they talk about how they got into Halo, then discuss the Xbox and Halo content coming later this year. Show notes and listening options at:

April 1, 2020 / Article

Seventeen years ago, Microsoft released the Combat Evolved novelization Halo: The Flood, and fans got a peek at how the Halo universe was shortly going to explode in scope. Read the article Watch the video