A collection of seven stories from the Halo Universe created by Japan's most creative minds. First up is "Origins" a two part episode showing the expansive history of the Halo Universe and the history of the 100,000 year long franchise timeline, told through the eyes of Cortana. Second comes "The Duel" Taking place long before the Human-Covenant War, it tells the story of an Arbiter, Fal 'Chavamee, who refuses to accept the Covenant Religion. Taking a turn to the Spartan side of the story "Homecoming" focuses on the tragedies involving the Spartan-II recruitment in 2517, and the Spartans coming to terms with their origins. Taking a turn in tone comes "Odd One Out" a non-cannon parody of the Halo storyline. "Prototype" tells the story of a Marine who goes against his orders to destroy an advanced prototype armor and uses the suit to buy time for civilians evacuating from the planet. "The Babysitter" tales of the the rivalry between the Spartan-II Commandos and the Orbital Drop Shock ... Written by
Did You Know?
"The Duel" took a great amount of themes from the life of historical Samurai, Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645. Much of his art and philosophy was a great influence to creative director Mamoru Oshii
. Interestingly, Oshii was also working on an animated chronicle of the life of Musashi with Production I.G at the same time as he was working on Halo Legends; titled: Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai
(2009). See more
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Spun-off from Halo 3