Halo 4 is the start of a new saga in the Master Chief's story. This saga is known as the Reclaimer Saga. At the end of the legendary mode of Halo 3 we see Master Chief Petty Officer John-117 orbiting a planet and hear him say to Cortana "Wake me when you need me". Well now is the time to be needed. The game starts where you last left off in a torn in half ship orbiting a planet around four years after the events of Halo 3. John wakes up to Cortana screaming "John I need you!" This creates the beginning of a new saga. In Halo 4 we see a new breed of enemies called the Prometheans. The Prometheans are AIs created by the Forerunners to protect a planet. Unfortunately you're seen as a threat. However despite being made by the Forerunners the Prometheans have a much darker and more sinister plot. Also aside from the Prometheans, Cortana is turning rampant and has begun to turn on the Master Chief. As a new twist, the Master Chief will be working together with the Spartan IV's the ... Written by
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Before developing Halo: Reach, Bungie was considering to develop this game, but they dropped out because they wanted to work on their new game (Destiny) with Activision. See more
The device you found was a Forerunner weapon. The commander of that ship wants it back.
Wants it back? You don't think you can...? It can't leave the station. You know that, right?
I'm sorry, doctor. We don't have a choice.
It's not a matter of choice. It take three months and the biggest starship the UNSC could throw at it just to move it here! Unless you are a lot stronger than you look, it's not going anywhere.
Referenced in Motive: Detour