“You and I are brothers in many ways, not least in that we faced the Didact before, and face him now, and perhaps ever after. This is combat eternal, enmity unslaked.” The Didact did not die at the end of Halo 4. The Didact did not die during the events of Halo: Escalation. Contrary to the […]Read More What Happened to The Didact AFTER Halo 4 (and How He Might Return)
“Didact, if the Composer is our final hope to defeat the Flood… no Promethean would resist.” Let us consider an unfortunate truth: The Didact probably won’t be in Halo Infinite. We last saw the Didact in the The Next 72 Hours arc of Halo: Escalation, which, puzzlingly, concluded with him being Composed – despite stating […]Read More Why the Didact CAN be Composed and WON’T be in Halo Infinite
Here we are, at the fifth and final story of this little project. This has been a really fun exercise in mixing various critiques I’ve made of Halo 5 over the last three years with more creative expression, writing scenes I’d have loved to see and expanding on some of the ideas found throughout the campaign and […]Read More The Five Untold Stories of Halo 5 – In Loving Memory of Squad Leader Bibjam
The Ur-Didact was, as we all know, the central antagonist in Halo 4’s story. The insane Warrior-Servant manipulated John and Cortana into opening up his Cryptum to release him after 100,000 years of imprisonment and that enabled him to pursue his agenda of upholding his twisted version of the Mantle of Responsibility. He believes that […]Read More The Reclaimer Saga and the Ur-Didact’s Future
343 Industries, stewards of the Halo franchise, are seeking out a new Franchise Writer – an expert capable of dropping any number of trivial canonical facts off the top of their head, somebody who knows the Halo universe inside and out – according to this article from Examiner.com. The job listing asks for a number […]Read More 343 Industries – Open Franchise Writer Job Listing & Mantle Essay
In wake of the phenomenal success of my last Halo post, it only seems to make sense for me to follow that up with a post that will hopefully provide a look at what’s to come with the next Halo title which will be released next year. Strap yourselves in, Spartans. This is going to be a long […]Read More Halo: Xbox One – What’s Going To Happen?