Halsey Log: Blink And You’ll Miss ‘Em – A Look At Some Minor Characters In The Halo Universe (Part 1)

Every series has those core group of characters that everybody recognizes. For Halo, everyone knows Master Chief, Cortana, and the Arbiter. While I appreciate those characters completely, I have to admit that oftentimes I tend to enjoy the more obscure or minor characters buried deep within the Halo Universe a bit more. It's strange to … Continue reading Halsey Log: Blink And You’ll Miss ‘Em – A Look At Some Minor Characters In The Halo Universe (Part 1)

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Halsey Log: Of Hierarchies and Swimlanes – An Examination of 343 Industries Management of the Canon

NOTE: Below is something I'm tentatively calling Apocrypha, they are beginning and closing fan fiction bookends to a piece that deals with the theme of the main body of work in some way. One day I'll dedicate an entry exclusively to the Off The Record label I developed months ago for fiction, but it's a … Continue reading Halsey Log: Of Hierarchies and Swimlanes – An Examination of 343 Industries Management of the Canon

Halsey Log: Meddlers – The Futures of the Librarian and Ur-Didact in the Halo Univese

Title Image Created by Polingo (@randomguy96024) / https://exotic-eloquence.deviantart.com/ Author's Note: At the beginning of the year, I mentioned how I would start doing articles that weren't just opinion or speculation pieces. While these past three articles have been just that, I do have a review (Combat Readiness) of the Halo Graphic Novel and fan fiction detailing … Continue reading Halsey Log: Meddlers – The Futures of the Librarian and Ur-Didact in the Halo Univese

Halsey Log: God Bless The Child: The Lost Childhood of the Halo Series

A few weeks ago, I was substitute teaching a class of Kindergartners at a local elementary school. As we made it through the day learning about shapes, colors, numbers, and all the absolute foundational building blocks of knowledge, a thought began to dawn on me. That thought was, “These are the kinds of kids that … Continue reading Halsey Log: God Bless The Child: The Lost Childhood of the Halo Series

Halsey Log: My Great Journey – A reflection of my time as a Halo fan

Happy New Year everyone! With a new year comes some new changes for Halsey’s Journal in terms of what kind of articles you can expect from me now and for the foreseeable future. I presented these on my Twitter account to record reactions, so here is my plan for the year 2018 here on my … Continue reading Halsey Log: My Great Journey – A reflection of my time as a Halo fan

For the Love of Kilo-Five: 5 Positive Things I Liked from the Trilogy

No, the world is not coming to an end and Hell has not frozen over. While I personally have not been a fan of the Kilo-Five trilogy (Glasslands, Thursday War, Mortal Dictata) by Karen Traviss, it would be remiss of me to say that there is nothing good about them. Granted, my idea of good is likely … Continue reading For the Love of Kilo-Five: 5 Positive Things I Liked from the Trilogy