Forward Unto Dawn Posts

October 30, 2019 / Article

Eighteen years ago, Microsoft released Eric Nylund’s Halo: The Fall of Reach, and the Halo expanded universe was born. Read the article Watch the video

September 25, 2019 / Podcast

Dani and David are joined by author Cassandra Rose Clarke, who talks about getting into writing, how she came to write Halo’s first YA novel, Battle Born, and the upcoming Halo: Meridian Divide. Show notes and listening options at

September 25, 2019 / Article

A chat with Halo: Meridian Divide author Cassandra Rose Clarke.

August 2, 2019 / Podcast

This is the recording of the Halo podcast panel from Halo Outpost Discovery Philly on July 20, 2019, featuring Dave from FUD and members of the Halo Conversationalists, Podcast Evolved, Drunken Halo, and Gaming Under Fire.

August 2, 2019 / Podcast

Dani and David talk about David’s trip to Philadelphia for the second Outpost Discovery event. Somehow, things take a depressing geopolitical turn by the end. Show notes, listening options, and Ep 30 bonus track at

June 10, 2019 / Podcast

Dani and David are joined by Podtacular’s Dust Storm straight from the E3 floor for a flashcast discussing the Halo Infinite teaser. Show notes and listening options at

April 6, 2019 / Post H5

Forward Unto Dawn’s Concept Art Gallery features a collection of Halo concept art, sketches, environment art, renders, and promotional art from the Halo series. We’ve just updated it with more than 70 new pieces, spanning Halo 4, Halo 5, and MCC. Go check it out!

March 28, 2019 / Post H5

If you’re interested in a curated list of what Halo media to read or play, the updated Forward Unto Dawn Chronologies offer our recommendations for ways to experience the Halo franchise (besides going through absolutely everything.) You can find our suggestions for play/reading order and how to experience character arcs.

March 13, 2019 / Podcast

David, Dani, and guest Haruspis talk about Halo: Renegades by Kelly Gay. David mispronounces the name of the lead character, Dani is half-asleep, and everyone wonders about where the Halo universe goes from here. Show notes and listening options at

March 5, 2019 / Podcast

David, Dani, and guest Defguru catch up on the latest Halo TV series and Outpost Discovery news, and then discuss the post-Halo 5 world in Matt Forbeck’s novel, Bad Blood. Show notes and listening options at