FRACTURES

LOCATION: Meridian, Sarcophagus, Various Others
START: ~97,645 BCE
END: ~November 2558

RELEASED: September 20th, 2016

 
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SUMMARY

An anthology of short stories spanning from the time of the Forerunners to the Rise of the Created.

LESSONS LEARNED

Tom-B292 and Lucy-B091 after the events on Gao in 2553 and prior to the events on the Sarcophagus in 2558.

WHAT REMAINS

Evelyn Collins after the events of Meridian in 2558 and through the dawn of the Created.

BREAKING STRAIN

A disabled UNSC vessel, crash landed on a remote human colony unfriendly to the UNSC, tries to keep the peace.

PROMISES TO KEEP

The story of the IsoDidact and the remaining few Forerunners after the firing of the Halo array.

SHADOW OF INTENT

The Shadow of Intent, commanded by the half-jaw, become embroiled in a plot by a San'shyuum minister to kill all Sangheili.

THE BALLAD OF HAMISH BEAMISH

The story of the janitor from Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn.

DEFENDER OF THE STORM

A Forerunner Warrior-Servant is attacked by the Flood.

A NECESSARY TRUTH

The story of Ferret Team Gamma after the action on Gao in 2553 until their involvement in Operation: RETRIBUTION.

INTO THE FIRE

The first chapter of Smoke and Shadow.

SAINT'S TESTIMONY

AI Iona faces deactivation and argues her case to remain alive in court.

ROSSBACH'S WORLD

Serin Osman and Admiral Hood after the dawn of the Created.

OASIS

A girl fights for survival on a colony in the Joint Occupation Zone.

ANAROSA

An ONI agent and his AI try to get consent to use a deceased test pilot as an AI donor brain.

UNTITLED STORY

The IsoDidact and Chant-to-Green after the end of Forerunners in the galaxy.

 
 

 

HALO BOOK CLUBS

Join the Podcast Evolved crew as they explore the many short stories of Fractures in the Halo Book Club.  The Fractures book clubs have aired several times since 2015.

 
 

 

VISITED WORLDS

Fractures spans over 100,000 years of history and much of the galaxy, from the events following the firing of the Halo Array on the Lesser Ark and Maethrillian to those following the Rising of the Guardians on Meridian.

 
 

 

FEATURED CHARACTERS

The short stories of Fractures tell the story of several characters in the Halo universe, including the IsoDidact, Rtas ‘Vadum, and Ferret Team Gamma.

 
 

 

FEATURED WARSHIPS

The short story Shadow of Intent follows the ship of the same name, while multiple other stories tell of the time when the Guardians rose from the ground.