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Below is an archive of all of Forward Unto Dawn’s current-era articles, arranged in reverse chronological order. You can skip to an article category: Analysis | Speculation | Commentary/Reviews. For our retrospective series, see Hindsight: Halo. For older pieces, visit the Deep Catalog. Additional video-only content is found on our Youtube page.


A Tale of Two Cortanas
Evaluating the 2021 Xbox Showcase Halo Infinite campaign footage [June 2021]

The Shroud
The High Prophet of Truth as Halo’s forgotten tragic hero [January 2017]

Glimmer of a Dying Star
The dissolution of the Covenant, and what happens after empires fall [January 2016]

The Greater Good
Evaluating Cortana’s motivations post-Halo 5, and the danger of her plans. [December 2015]


Who Killed Cortana?
Round up the usual suspects. [June 2021]

Hope for Halsey
Is defeating Cortana Halsey’s chance for redemption? [May 2017]

Reviews, Interviews, and Commentary

Something Old, Something New
The Halo Infinite campaign review. [December 2021]

A Score of Questions, Part II
On Joel Corelitz’s work, and analyzing the Infinite music previews. [February 2021]

Continuity Considered
Non-diagetic stories and the missteps of Halo 4‘s storytelling. [August 2020]

A Score of Questions
A brief history of Halo music, and evaluating the teased musical direction of Infinite. [July 2020]

Bridging the Divide
An interview with Meridian Divide author Cassandra Rose Clarke [September 2019]

The Dogs of War
A Halo Wars 2 campaign review [February 2017]