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July 31, 2005

Some people are very, very odd ...

Cipher writes:

In the level Two Betrayals, Cortana informs you about the purpose of the Halo Structures. She then makes this comment to help Master Chief (you) grasp the concept:

"Halo doesn't kill flood, it kills their food. Humans, covenant, whatever. We're all equally edible." (emphasis added)

Note her choice of words. 'We're', as opposed to the more accurate 'you're'. Which means either of three things:

1)Cortana, being a copy of a human, considers herself one, or
2)Cortana chalks herself up as one because she really likes humans a bunch.
3)Cortana is trying to hammer the point home and doesn't want the Master Chief (Or Guilty Spark) to mess up the moment with dumb questions. (What is THAT supposed to mean, YOU'RE all equally edible, huh missy?)

I'm personally leaning towards one of the first two. although the third one has it's strong points....

Why do you people have such confidence in an AI who continually leads you into fields of Brutes? And yes, Cortana, I think I do want that tank.

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