Halo: Nightfall is an upcoming digital feature written by Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring and produced by Ridley Scott.
It consists of five episodes which will release on a weekly basis and will be viewable as streaming video through Halo: The Master Chief Collection and the Halo Channel.
Halo: Nightfall will connect the stories between Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians and will have narrative connections to Halo: The Television Series.
Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist activity on the distant colony world of Sedra. Led by Locke, the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) agents are forced to coordinate with a Sedran commander with a remarkable history and deep-rooted mistrust of ONI.
As the plot unravels, they’re drawn to an ancient, hellish artifact where they’re forced to fight for their survival, question everything, and ultimately choose between their loyalties and their lives. Agent Locke is a new character in the Halo universe poised to play a major role in Halo 5: Guardians releasing on Xbox One in 2015.
Lieutenant Commander Jameson Locke is a SPARTAN-IV super soldier and an Officer of Naval Intelligence. He serves under ONI's Section III as an Acquisitions Specialist, his duties include the retrieval of important objects from the enemy as well as the assassination and tracking of high profile individuals.
Locke is described as a competent soldier who takes a professional approach to combat situations and inspires loyalty in those under his command. However, he is troubled by some aspects of the organization he serves under.
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