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FROM THE ARCHIVES – In Defense of The Flood

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY TUMBLR, January 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. No, I am not referring to the intergalactic horror show that caused the ESRB to declare Combat Evolved an Mature-Rated game without even seeing the gameplay. I referring to … Continue reading

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FROM THE ARCHIVES – The Hero of Alpha Halo, the Woman Called McKay

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE OLD HALO ARCHIVE, MAY 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Master Chief is not the protagonist of Halo: The Flood. He’s certainly the protagonist of Combat Evolved, but in the novelization of the game, he … Continue reading

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FROM THE ARCHIVES – The Flood (Definitive Edition)

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE OLD HALO ARCHIVE, MARCH 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Review and analysis of Halo: The Flood by William C. Dietz The Flood (The Definitive Edition) by William C. Dietz Here lie the events that will … Continue reading

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FROM THE ARCHIVES – The Fall of Reach (Definitive Edition)

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE OLD HALO ARCHIVE, MARCH 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Review and analysis of Halo: The Fall of Reach by Eric Nylund Halo has long been a major game changer in the industry. It redefined first … Continue reading

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FROM THE ARCHIVES – A Glimpse of Brilliance (Arbiter Watch)

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MY TUMBLR, MARCH 2015 Reposted without edits, save navigational issues. Partner piece to The Fall of Reach review and analysis. Welcome to a companion series to the reading journal series for the Halo novels. As I reread … Continue reading

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Vasily Beloi and His “Moral” Outrage – Finding Myself in Fiction: The Ugly

About the series: Finding Myself in Fiction There are plenty of characters in Halo to hate, even to love to hate. The Prophet of Truth, Admiral Margaret Parangosky, the Gravemind, the Master Builder, and countless other, minor villains. All despicable. … Continue reading

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“Boring” Jameson Locke – Finding Myself in Fiction: The Good

About the series: Finding Myself in Fiction There were two characters that inspired me to start this series, one of whom I’ve already written about on Eleven-ThirtyEight, about a minor Star Wars character. Around the same time I was writing … Continue reading

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