In the Halo community, there are certain topics you can always count on to rise to the surface every few months.
It’s been over four years since Matt Forbeck’s Halo: New Blood, the then long-awaited sequel to Halo 3: ODST, which added another oft-asked question to that roster.
“Dude, why’d you kill the Rookie?!”
Read More Halo: New Blood – Why 343 Was Right to Kill The Rookie
Remember how I said that I was intending to write more positive Halo pieces? Well, I started out on the right track. I went back to older fiction with the intent of looking for some lore to analyse and discuss, thinking that Evolutions would be a good bet (as it has been for me in the past […]
Read More Human Weakness – Ruminations On Cortana
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’
Flashback to November of 2009, about five years ago. It has been a hell of a year for Halo – two whole games (Wars and ODST) have been released, Halo 3 still dominates Xbox Live and you’re playing on the second batch of Mythic Maps with your friends. The anime series Halo Legends has also just […]
Read More The Reclaimer Saga and the Future of the Domain