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Re: I totally agree!
Date: 5/27/14 12:59 pm
In Response To: Re: I totally agree! (thebruce0)

: and hey don't forget, 2004 is canon :) exists in Halo's (and
: our) past!

ilovebees and the Assembly stories desperately need to be continued.

: Yep. It seems to be the people that want it to "end" and of the ilk
: who believe Halo is just a single story, or just a video game series; in
: their case, dropping more words out the window is "milking",
: stretching it past its intended point.
: But no, the universe is rich with hints of people, places, and events that
: haven't yet been explored. Significant aspects of the timeline that each
: had a place.

"People still play Halo" was something I encountered in the comments for a Huffington Post article on the upcoming Halo television projects. It's almost like Halo 4, Forward Unto Dawn, and the two book trilogies weren't serious profitable successes or brought in tons of new fans. Halo, like any source of canon for hundreds of years, can still tell great stories as time goes on. Milking be damned. I enjoy Halo because it's comfortable and I'm accustomed to the universe that has potential in so many difference ways. That's something I consider more than worthy to invest time and money in.

: I hesitate to say, Halo Wars sort of demonstrated that. There was an accepted
: history and timeline regarding humanity and the flood, and then Halo Wars
: was released which told a story that was completely disconnected from the
: history and content we knew, leaving a door open with a mystery, yet still
: not connecting in any way. Some saw it as a needless story that had no
: effect on things, so was a desperate attempt to release something new in
: the franchise that could exist independently created by a '3rd party'
: (non-Bungie) developer. But now we're seeing how that story is tying into
: the grander narrative.

: Who cares whether its connection was written in later or if it was planned
: all along. I don't. as long as it's good and it works and it fuels my love
: for the Halo universe :)

Petra was just another character four years ago or so when she debuted in her self-titled short story in the First Strike reprint. In that story, a character named "Tom" was mentioned two years before his proper debut as the main character, Tom Lasky, a fact that we didn't know until a few months ago. Today, two years further, Petra is now starring in the most recent issues of Escalation and I wouldn't be surprised at all if this isn't the last we see of her in the coming year.

343i teases awesomely.

Messages In This Thread

Should Halo have an end?serpx5/26/14 12:48 pm
     Re: Should Halo have an end?thebruce05/26/14 2:52 pm
           I totally agree!Grizzlei5/26/14 3:40 pm
                 Re: I totally agree!thebruce05/27/14 9:23 am
                       Re: I totally agree!Grizzlei5/27/14 12:59 pm
                 Re: I totally agree!Stephen L. (SoundEffect)5/27/14 8:53 pm
                       Re: I totally agree!Grizzlei5/27/14 11:51 pm
                             Transporter leads to killing yourself over and o.. *NM*Pennybags5/28/14 11:23 am
                                   Relevant:Quirel5/28/14 1:05 pm
                                         I wanted to slap her the whole time *NM*Grizzlei5/28/14 1:20 pm
     Re: Should Halo have an end?Urban Reflex5/26/14 3:32 pm
           Re: Should Halo have an end?thebruce05/27/14 9:27 am
     Re: Should Halo have an end?Ragashingo5/27/14 12:52 pm
           Re: Should Halo have an end?thebruce05/27/14 3:30 pm
     Re: Should Halo have an end?Quirel5/27/14 4:39 pm
     Re: Should Halo have an end?General Vagueness5/27/14 9:07 pm
           Re: Should Halo have an end?serpx5/27/14 11:27 pm
     Re: Should Halo have an end?uberfoop5/27/14 11:41 pm
           And on a mildly more serious note.uberfoop5/27/14 11:56 pm
                 Re: And on a mildly more serious note.mc_leprechaun5/28/14 7:15 am

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