Category Archives: Rumination

Human Weakness – Ruminations On Cortana

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 … Continue reading

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Reach Ruminations

Oh, hello! It has been a little while, hasn’t it? That happens every now and then, life gets in the way and prevents me from doing the truly important things – like writing copious amounts about fictional universes (and, boy, … Continue reading

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Reimagining Jul ‘Mdama’s Fate

As those of you who kept up with my Halo 5 postmortem articles know, this is a subject that I have rather a lot to say about. While I’ve already discussed and analysed the matter of Jul ‘Mdama’s death and my alternate … Continue reading

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Subtlety and Nuance – Reimagining Halo 5’s Cortana

I can give (have given) you over forty thousand reasons why I abhor Cortana’s portrayal in Halo 5… I scorn it because the writers’ dishonesty was disproportionate to their suggested story. I spite it because it forced the premature shutdown of half a dozen … Continue reading

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Requiem Ruminations

So I was semi-recently doing what I call a ‘photography run’ of Halo 4, I call it this because there’s no campaign theatre mode so it has to be done using the blind skull and the Xbox’s screenshot feature. This … Continue reading

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RUMINATIONS – Halo Wars

Y’know, amidst all of the discussions we’ve had about both the present and future of Halo, along with the announcement of Halo Wars 2, I’ve been taken with the desire to look back on the original game in the first of … Continue reading

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Halo 5, Level-by-Level Analysis – Osiris

I know, I know! I said I wasn’t going to do this. On this day two years ago (I swear didn’t actually plan the timing here), I finished the Halo 4 analysis – a labour of love for a game … Continue reading

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