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March 20, 2002

Matt Cox (Lord Umoja) ( writes:

343 GS says something along the lines of "I'm so glad I found our lost time. What do you call it? Human History? I will enjoy every moment of it's cataloging." This to me clearly states that human and forerunner history are 2 parts of a story.

343 GS's comment (see above) seems to state that the humans are the Forerunner's descendants. Could it be that in their study of humans the Covenant uncovered the fact that we, the dumb barbaric apes, are the Forerunner descendants?? This could be the motivation needed to kill us off. The Covenant see us as unworthy of being the Forerunner descendants and seek to remove the "tarnish" from their gods' portrayal. In Halo: The Fall of Reach the first message transmitted to humans from the Covenant is "Your destruction is the will of the Gods... and we are their instrument." It was broadcast in English from the covenant,not a translation. Is "the will of the Gods" just a way for the Prophets to sell the destruction to their followers????

Seeing as the Covenant seem to worship the Forerunner, and seeing that we appear to be related to the Forerunner in some, distant way, The Covenant better have a darn good reason for trying to annihilate us... ;-)

Or, then again, it could be something else entirely. :-)

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