LOCATION: Earth, Gamma Halo, Various Others
START: February 9th, 2531
END: September 18th, 2558

RELEASED: December 11th, 2013

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Following the Requiem Campaign, the UNSC Infinity sets off on several missions to keep the peace in the galaxy.  In the process the ship is attacked several times by insurrectionists and Covenant remnants.  In addition to putting down rebellions and fending off insurrectionist plots, the UNSC and Jul 'Mdama’s Covenant struggle for control over the Janus Key, which was split in half at the end of the Requiem Campaign.

Eventually Jul 'Mdama is successful in stealing the second half of the Janus Key from the Infinity, and uses it to access the Forerunner Absolute Record.  'Mdama nearly gains access to the record, but the installation's monitor deems everyone unworthy of access and destroys the Janus Key.  




Join the Podcast Evolved crew as they explore Escalation in the Halo Book Club.  The Escalation book clubs have aired several times since December 2015.




Escalation takes place in several locations around the galaxy, notably on Gamma Halo and over Earth.




Escalation follows many story lines, including the actions of Blue Team and the crew of the UNSC Infinity.




The UNSC Infinity is the primary focus of the Escalation comic series.