Category: Question of the Week

Questions of interest pertaining to all things Halo and answers to those questions.

Promethean War Sphinx

  Ancient Forerunner warriors, the Didact’s children, war machines of vast power, these all describe the War Sphinxes. Used by Forerunner Warrior-Servants, including the Didact’s children, war sphinxes were mid-sized fighting suits that were operated by a single pilot. These versatile vehicles worked well in space, in the air, or on the surface of a planet. War sphinxes were used…

Flood Origins

The Flood, you know what it is and what it does, but do you really know its origin or how it shaped the galaxy?   Known as the Flood by humanity, the Parasite by the Covenant, and designated as LF.Xx.3273 by the Forerunners, this organism is devastating to any sentient life of sufficient biomass it comes in contact with. The…

The Mantle of Responsibility

  Have you ever wondered why the Forerunners keep referring to the Mantle in the majority of their commentary and why their lives revolve around it? Here is a pretty detailed explanation of the concept and belief of the Mantle of Responsibility. The Mantle of Responsibility, or just the Mantle, is an ancient philosophy thought to have begun with the…

Who is Sergeant Johnson?

Sergeant Johnson cover art,  Halo novel "Contact Harvest"

Sergeant Johnson on the cover of Halo novel “Contact Harvest”

We all know Sergeant Avery Johnson, right? He’s the embodiment of badassery and the trusted companion of the Master Chief. But do you really know who he is, what his story is, and what makes him the great man we all know him to be? Well you’re in luck! Our friend Nervous Celery has just the thing for you.

Everything you need to know about our favorite cigar smoking sergeant is in the video below; from where he was born and his early life, to why he joined the UNSC and how he befriended the Master Chief. Now sit back and enjoy your recommended dose of awesome.



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What are The Guardians?

The breaking news for Halo 5 is out: it is called Guardians. What are Guardians in the Halo story you ask? And why does that sound so darn familiar but I can’t picture anything? Well, a quick search resulted in a “duh” moment, and a little info I didn’t know. Of course we’re all familiar with “Killed by The Guardians”…

What are Cryptums?

According to Halo Nation, Cryptums are “the Forerunner device created for Warrior-Servants to enter as a form of punishment by exile. Warning: Possible Spoilers Ahead… Posted at   A lot of things have been shown everywhere on the Internet about new elements and details about the Campaign. The purpose of this article is not to spoil anything, but to…

Who are the Prometheans?

As posted at Halo Nation (visit link to see full article): The Prometheans were the highest and most respected group of Warrior-Servants in the Forerunner Ecumene.[1] The Didact and Confirmer were Prometheans. Physically, Prometheans were the highest form a Warrior-Servant could mutate to, standing around four meters tall and between 800 and 1,000 kilograms in weight. They were heavily muscled,…

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