Category: Article

Forward Unto Dawn’s text-based articles. Analysis, speculation, interviews, and commentary on the fiction of the Halo universe.

October 30, 2019 / Article

Eighteen years ago, Microsoft released Eric Nylund’s Halo: The Fall of Reach, and the Halo expanded universe was born. Read the article Watch the video

September 25, 2019 / Article

A chat with Halo: Meridian Divide author Cassandra Rose Clarke.

May 1, 2017 / Article

Is Catherine Halsey’s redemption arc defeating Cortana?

February 23, 2017 / Article

Evaluating the Halo Wars 2 campaign from a story perspective.

January 5, 2017 / Article
January 6, 2016 / Article

“An empire founded by war is to maintain itself by war”. –Charles de Montesquieu Superficially, the alien collective known as the Covenant came to an end in late 2552, after the High Prophets approved the Jiralhanae’s replacement and extermination of the Sangheili. By March 2553, the Sangheili under command of…

December 2, 2015 / Article

Evaluating Cortana’s motivations post-Halo 5, and the danger of her plans.