Halopedia maintains an unaltered text archive of the Vertical Umbrage short story, should the original page go offline. The text transcript can be found here. The story was also later released as a free-to-download PDF (available here), and as an audiobook on YouTube narrated by Alex Wakeford (available here).
Tor Books has just announced the title, first cover, and release date for the third novel in the New York Times bestselling Halo Forerunner Saga, Halo: Silentium, written by legendary science fiction author Greg Bear. The first two books of the Forerunner Saga, Halo: Cryptum and Halo: Primordium are currently available in trade paperback, e-book, and audiobook. This newest book in the series will release in hardcover from Tor on January 8, 2013 alongside simultaneous audio and e-book editions. 2b1af7f3a8