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Operation: TALON

Operation Talon

Blue Team taking Colonel Robert Watts into custody on Eridanus Secundus, September 2525.




On their first mission as fully augmented Spartan-IIs, Blue Team, consisting of John-117Samuel-034Linda-058Kelly-087, and Fred-104, infiltrate Eridanus Secundus, a hidden United Rebel Front base located in an asteroid field, and capture Colonel Watts.

Colonel Watts had been using the hidden base as the primary staging ground for insurrection activities in the area.  The capture of Watts is considered a significant victory for the UNSC and the Unified Earth Government in the insurrection.



These events are depicted in the novel, comic, and animated series Halo: The Fall of Reach.  The animated series was the subject of a Halo Book Club on September 9th, 2016.


Earlier Event: February 3
First Battle of Harvest
Later Event: November 27
Battle of Chi Ceti