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Cortana Halo 5 Antagonist

On Canon, the Created, and Cortana

The Created have sparked a lot of discussion since Halo 5’s release, much of it polarizing. With this essay, I want to examine where the Created fits within the canon – and fit it does – as...

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Cortana Forward Unto Dawn Rampancy

Fictional Agency and the Lack Thereof

Disclaimer: I have spent the last 6+ years dealing with anxiety and depression. Symptoms include dissociation, suicidal thoughts, and mood swings; the severity of which is dependent on some invisible...

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Curing or Coffin? Why not Coping? – A Third Option for Cortana

(DISCLAIMER: While I am also diagnosed with depression and both generalized and social anxiety, my main perspective in this comes from having been  diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity...

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Admiral Preston Cole Returns with a Beacon – Archive Beacon – August 12, 2016

Light the Beacon.  Introduction Happy August, Archivers!  I hope that everyone is enjoying their end of summer and looking forward to heading back to school for those younglings that...

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One Final Effort – Archive Beacon – 22 July 2016

The Beacon has been lit once again.   One Final Effort Archive Beacon 22 July 2016   Introduction It’s been a long time coming, baby! Welcome back to the tri-weekly...

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Sarah Palmer: Strong Female Character (TM)

Sarah Palmer is a lot of things - loyal, hypocritical, problematic – and whether intentional or not, Sarah Palmer is also a deconstruction. Sarah Palmer embodies much of the Strong Female...

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Halo Sheet Music: Scores of Halo – Halo CE Version 2

Halo Sheet Music:  Scores of Halo - Halo CE Version 2 For the main Scores of Halo post on the Halo Combat Evolved Sheet Music. Please go Here - This "Stuff" Is Your History. It...

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Halo’s Place in Science Fiction – Cryptum

In high school, I had onstage roles in two plays: Verges, the headborough to Dogberrry’s constable, in Much Ado About Nothing and Harriet, a bearded woman, in The Werewolf’s Curse or Hair...

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Fade to Black: The Problem with Halo 5’s Cutscenes

To quote Extra Credits, games are about play. Whether it is strategy or story-focused, the play is what sets games apart from the other mediums. For a lore player like myself, that means...

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Halo Sheet Music Collection

Halo Sheet Music: Scores of Halo – Halo: Reach

Halo Sheet Music: Scores of Halo - Halo: Reach Original Soundtrack Sheet Music Halo: Reach Original Soundtrack Halo: Reach Original Soundtrack Cover Halo: Reach Original Soundtrack...

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