A guide to Halo lore for people looking to understand the Halo universe.
Halo lore can be divided into a handful of different eras, from the human insurrection, through the Human-Covenant War, beyond through the post-war period, and up to the rule of the Created.
The Halo universe is massive, and it would feel empty without the people who occupy it, the places they go, and the ships they use to get there.
While most people only know Halo by the games, there is a nearly endless number of stories told within the books, comics, and films, covering every part of the Halo universe.
There are hundreds of victories, losses, births, and deaths in the Halo lore, some more significant than others. Here are a handful of the more important events in the Halo universe from every part of the timeline.