It’s Women’s History Month, a time to raise awareness of women’s history, and to listen to and uplift their voices.
From Lorraine McLees to Kiki Wolfkill and Bonnie Ross, to everyone between and beyond, women have been foundational to Halo’s success since its inception.
There are light years left to travel, but Halo has generally been one of the more progressive creative platforms for stories about diverse and complex women – increasingly often told by women as well.
I’ve put together a selection of great Halo stories which are either about or told by women that you should absolutely put on your reading list…
Read More Halo fiction for Women’s History Month
“I am Mendicant Bias. This is what I have done.”
Some of the greatest, most enduring mysteries of the Halo universe are instantly called to mind and summed up by that strange name. Beggar after knowledge. Mendicant Bias.
Where their (co-)creator, the Didact, sought vengeance for 100,000 years, Mendicant Bias has single-mindedly sought atonement.
This quest for redemption has made them a pivotal character behind the scenes, to the point where their actions set into motion all the major events of the Halo story (because they couldn’t find the brakes).
With Halo 3 now on PC, this is the perfect time to examine the full extent of Mendicant Bias’s involvement in the past, present, and what potential lies ahead for them in the future of Halo in their ongoing efforts to finish the fight.
Read More How Mendicant Bias has shaped the Halo universe to finish the fight (and failed)