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Glassing of Eridanus II

Elysium City

Elysium City, the capital of Eridanus II, prior to being glassed, c. 2517.




Sometime in 2530 the colony world of Eridanus II, home world of John-117, was glassed by an unknown Covenant force.  It is unknown whether the UNSC was able to put up any defense of the colony.



These events are referenced in the novel Halo: First Strike.


Earlier Event: February 1
Battle of Asmara
Later Event: December 24
Battle of the Great Bear