When 343 Industries inherited the mantle of the Halo franchise and decided to continue the story of the Master Chief and Cortana, the universe asked a question.
The answer arrived in the form of metal and madness, bearing the name ‘Promethean.’
Read More From Peter Jackson to Halo Infinite – A Rumination on the Prometheans
“Status report?” The next movement of the odyssey in the Master Chief’s saga may still be a while away from dropping out of slipspace, but by no means are we totally in the dark as to what awaits us on Installation 07. Over the summer, Halo: Outpost Discovery toured across the US, and while I unfortunately […]
Read More Halo Infinite – Everything We Learned From Outpost Discovery
“My reach exceeds that of the stars themselves. You cannot escape my grasp.” The Warden Eternal is Halo’s worst character. I found this article sitting pretty in my drafts for about two years with only that opening line, waiting to be expanded on and justified like the other ‘reimagining’ articles I’ve done – the last […]
Read More Halo 5: Reimagining the Warden Eternal
“And those who made the rings? What happened to the Forerunners?” One hundred thousand years ago, a great and terrible civilisation achieved technological dominance. They appointed themselves as the galaxy’s rulers, imposing a chastening peace over their protectorates for countless millennia. This they did in the name of the Mantle. Their duty: to preserve diversity […]
Read More Mantle’s End – What the Forerunners did AFTER Halo (and where they are now…)
We’re officially less than two weeks out from Halo 5’s imminent release, it’s actually surreal to look back on where we were 3 years ago when Halo 4 was coming out and just how much story 343 has given us in the time between then. Some of you may remember the old days where we’d be lucky to […]
Read More Last Minute Theories: What are the Guardians?
Anybody who is familiar with this blog, with me, knows that there are three things I just can’t get enough of in Halo. 1) Forerunners. 2) Really obscure lore (generally involving Forerunners). 3) Intertextual analysis of the above two. Guess what today’s post is going to be about…
Read More Examining ‘Soma the Painter’
We’ve covered some interesting topics recently, wouldn’t you agree? Forerunner architecture, the ever-present ambiguities of the connection between humans and Forerunners, the San’Shyuum and their potential role in the Reclaimer Saga’s future… There’s a common theme in all of these posts. Forerunners. I have no end of things to talk about when it comes to […]
Read More On the Librarian, Vanity, and Reclamation