9/19/2012--Kirkland, WA, USA..Halo's offices in Kirkland, WA, across Lake Washington from Seattle. Here, Bonnie Ross (right) is a general manager and studio head of 343 Industries leads a meeting with Kiki Wolfkill (2nd right), Frank O'Connor (3rd right), Josh Holmes (far left) and Dan Ayoub (front left)...Halo is a multi-billion dollar science fiction video game franchise created by Bungie and now managed by 343 Industries and owned by Microsoft Studios. The series centers on an interstellar war between humanity and a theocratic alliance of aliens known as the Covenant (Source: WIKIPEDIA). A new installment in a second trilogy of games, Halo 4, is scheduled for release on November 6, 2012...©2012 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.