She had a huge amount of respect for, and from, the Spartans; as their only mother figure, she commanded absolute obedience from her Spartans. March 19, 2492[1] [Source] • [Talk]. Halsey is always examining her own motivations, even though she doesn’t stop herself from playing more villainous roles throughout her career. She responded by using an AI override protocol on Roland to escape and gather what information the UNSC had on the Librarian, all of which was her own work, save for a debriefing of John-117, whom she apparently believed dead after the New Phoenix Incident. The gift Halsey received was called the Janus Key, an artifact which was, indeed, a map which showed every piece of Forerunner technology in the galaxy, including all the Halo installation locations as well as hidden Forerunner technology that could propel Humanity into a new stage of technological supremacy. She defended herself, stating that she did not give any information to her contact. In order to create the Spartan program, she kidnapped children, tearing them away from their families. "Micro" AI Jerrod [34] She is well-versed in Greek mythology. On July 26, 2552, Halsey was working under ONI's Sword Base when it came under attack by a Covenant corvette. Noticing Captain Thomas Lasky and Commander Sarah Palmer sharing worried looks, Halsey confronted the former, accusing of having known the Prometheans' true nature. Halsey quickly threw the second piece of the Key to Thorne just as Sarah Palmer arrives. In 2517, at the age of 25, Dr. Halsey helmed the SPARTAN-II Program; Spartan-II would create a new generation of supersoldiers based upon the earlier work of the ORION Project using abducted children. When in a different emotional state, Cortana usually changes colors. Homeworld However, Dr. Catherine Halsey created Cortana, not with her own brain patterns. They quickly discovered that the hallway was a dead end, and Halsey and the surviving Spartans remained stranded at this location for some time. Later in the day, she visited Camp Hathcock to see John-117 after his debriefing. When the UNSC Iroquois arrived at Reach from Sigma Octanus on August 12, Halsey visited the ship. She is an actress and director, known for Halo 4 (2012), Halo: Combat Evolved (2001) and Super Mario Sunshine (2002). Halo Wars 2 (2017, Xbox One & Windows 10), Halo 4: King of the Hill (2012, iOS & Android), Halo: Fireteam Raven (2018, Arcade cabinet), Halo Custom Edition (2004, Windows & Mac), Halo: The Master Chief Collection (2014, Xbox One), Halo Wars: Definitive Edition (2016, Xbox One & Windows 10), Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide (2013), Raid on the Third Fleet of Glorious Consequence, Halo: Evolutions - Essential Tales of the Halo Universe, https://halo.fandom.com/wiki/Catherine_Halsey?oldid=1824777, Is one of the smartest people of the 26th century. Halsey’s views about her own actions change depending on the author writing her or the period of her life. Halsey thought the same about the Spartans. Together with her Spartans, Halsey evacuated CASTLE Base, moving deeper into the shafts below. Service Number None more than Cortana, who was actually created from a flash clone of her own brain. "[13] She was sent to Endymion Gifted which was an elite academy where she continued to push the standards of education. After first contact with the Covenant, Dr. Halsey, under the pseudonym "Charlie Hotel,"[17] accessed the data archive of LCDR al-Cygni's ONI Sloop, UNSC Walk of Shame. Days later, a group of Spartans, including John-117, rescued Dr. Halsey and the remaining Spartans and evacuated them from Reach to the captured Covenant ship, Ascendant Justice. CC-409871 Six ends up sacrificing himself, however, as he is overwhelmed by Covenant forces. Dr. Halsey allows Cortana to choose which SPARTAN-II soldier to accompany on an upcoming mission; Cortana picks the Master Chief, whom she believes is her best match. If Cortana had another chance to talk to her after the events of Halo 5, they would have a lot to discuss—both about theoretical moral quandaries and the realities of their situation as the two women most responsible for the current state of the galaxy. She entrusted the Forerunner Crystal to Corporal Locklear, telling him to keep it safe, hidden, and to do whatever it took to keep it from falling into enemy hands, as the Covenant would be able to go a hundred times faster in Slipspace should they obtain the Crystal. Startled, 'Mdama summons the Promethean Knights to protect him, and Palmer attempts to assassinate Halsey but merely hits her shoulder with 'Mdama escaping with the help of a Promethean Knight with Halsey as his hostage. Another possibility is that her name was added to the wall after the Battle of Reach but before the Spartans returned to Earth. Halsey determined that the artifact is communing with Infinity's engines, which are based on Forerunner technology and something on the planet.[26]. The sum of these numbers is another reference to "7." Female[2] She can communicate through comm systems and project a holographic image of herself from appropriate projectors, such as holotanks. When Halsey and Cortana meet again, I hope that their fight is given the gravitas that it deserves. Although she was created over a decade ago, Halsey is still a notable example of female scientists in science fiction media, and arguably the person who set the entire story of Halo in motion by creating the Spartans. 2. The message is received by ONI operatives, who then relay the message to Margaret Parangosky, the head of ONI, who sends a message to Dr. Halsey requesting the Huragok bring the Dyson Sphere into normal space. Both Miranda and Cortana show some of the same creativity and willingness to jump into dangerous situations, a trait which eventually leads to Keyes’ death. Biographical information Of course, Halsey’s efforts weren’t always positive. Gender Portrayed by Megan Crouse writes for Star Wars Insider and Star Wars.com and is a co-host on Den of Geek's Star Wars podcast, Blaster Canon. After Requiem is destroyed, Halsey is seen aboard 'Mdama's ship with her left arm amputated. Cortana was created from the mind of Dr. Catherine Halsey, a civilian scientist, who gained much prominence and a well-known name across UNSC borders for her successful projects, especially the SPARTAN-II Program, and Project MJOLNIR. The Librarian spoke about how Requiem's time was coming to an end, and how Halsey must accept her gift so Humanity remains on the path to reclaiming the Mantle. Leader of the Spartan-II and MJOLNIR projects, Dr. Catherine Halsey takes her place among UNSC heroes with this highly collectible, deluxe micro action figure! When Halsey entered the Shrine, she came face to face with the The Librarian. — Dr. Catherine Halsey regarding John-117. With the assistance of Chief Petty Officer Franklin Mendez and the dumb AI, Déjà, Halsey put her budding Spartans through a rigorous programme of physical training, military indoctrination and advanced tactics, supervising their augmentation procedures, combat training, and education, and monitoring the effects the training had on the children. A = 1, B = 2, etc. Upon choosing her candidates, she then had the children abducted from their homes and brought to the planet Reach for training. Lasky then ordered Palmer to arrest Halsey for withholding information. Returning to the artifact, Halsey received another communication from the unknown individual, who, unknown to her, was Jul 'Mdama, the leader of Jul 'Mdama's Covenant. These scientific advancements all proved to be important breakthroughs for the UNSC, as they were ultimately responsible for ensuring the survival of mankind. She had a bad habit of keeping a messy office and drinking cold coffee, tending to prepare the drink and then become distracted by work, only remembering it hours, sometimes days, later. Halsey as she appears in the "A Spartan Will Rise" trailer. Twenty flash cloned brains were created, but only one survived; the survivor was used to create Cortana. She admitted that she was not actually looking for weapons, but rather the secret Forerunner Shield World, which she believed to be equivalent to a bomb shelter, and would be capable of keeping the remaining Spartans safe to evade the current war and let them live to fight another day. What can be gleaned is that she preferred the company of AIs, and, although she may be angered easily at being mentally defeated, always appreciates the simplicity of them. Equipment During the time she was trapped inside the Dyson sphere she translates many Forerunner symbols, in the hope of finding Lucy-B091, who went missing shortly after they began to explore a Forerunner structure inside the Micro Dyson Sphere. While there, she stole the rebel governor's spacecraft and, along with Kelly-087, whom she had sedated, escaped into Slipspace. 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Era(s) Ironically, Cortana does end up falling into enemy hands so to speak, in a surprising turn of events that begs the question whether Dr. Halsey would have really saved the increasingly rampant Cortana in Halo 4. During the battle, Lasky and Halsey are found by Palmer and are escorted back to the Infinity's bridge. [29], On July 7, 2589, she gave a Eulogy to SPARTAN-B312.[30]. She provided the Master Chief with much intel on Covenant movements and … With the expectation that the Covenant would glass the planet, and the knowledge that even if they didn't, she would be facing an entire army of Covenant ground forces, Halsey was prepared to sacrifice her work. Halsey was later interrogated by an unknown individual regarding the SPARTAN-II Program. [15] ONI recruited her in 2510 as a civilian consultant and brought her to Reach. Packed with premium detail and with Cortana by her side, Dr. Halsey can be posed by a clear display rod on a buildable stand with printed name detail. As confused as she was about the sudden course of events, she was even more confused about how Spartan-139 had gotten off of Sigma Octanus IV, and with a stolen Covenant Seraph, no less.-Halsey's POV--0900 Hours, August 3rd, 2552- The data had been accessed by Araqiel, an AI that worked for Colonel Ackerson, one of Dr. Halsey's main competitors within ONI. Following a Covenant attack, Halsey and her team retreated into a hallway and were forced to seal off the entrance. 117 pounds (53 kg)[3] John, Kelly and Fred eventually located the ship Halsey was on and engaged a large number of Covenant forces. It can be assumed the Spartans and Johnson neglected to report her retrieval from CASTLE Base then her following kidnap of Kelly and apparent desertion from the UNSC. Arthur was also crushed between two cruisers while covering Kelly-087 from Seraph fire. Nevertheless, John finally reached Halsey and rescued her from her cryo pod, but they were stopped by then-Major Thel 'Lodamee. However, in acquiring of the crystal, they inadvertently released a spike of neutrino radiation, drawing large numbers of Covenant forces directly to their location. Halsey destroyed Kalmiya in order to be sure that she didn’t fall into Covenant hands, effectively killing her first “daughter.” It’s difficult choices like these that characterize Halsey’s career—and tend to wound the people around her. They then linked up with the UNSC prowler that had deployed the Spartans. "[Natascha] McElhone will star as two characters -- Dr. Catherine Halsey, the brilliant, conflicted and inscrutable creator of the Spartan supersoldiers and Cortana, the most advanced AI in human history, and potentially the key to the survival of the human race," according to a press release from Showtime. Real world information Thorne then abruptly left the room and Halsey realized that he had been staring at an image from the artifact. Halsey told Cortana she considers him the luckiest and best of the Spartans and also apparently finds him attractive given her reaction to Cortana's comments on that. Dr. Halsey in a night gown, via Jacob Keyes' memories. One of the most important and understated relationships in Halo is that between Cortana and Doctor Halsey, the most significant of the many smart, … As Cortana is an AI, she has no physical body. One can find another interesting parallel to Cortana in her sister AI—Kalmiya, who suffered a more immediate fate than her famous younger sibling. Though she continued to support the Spartans and gained monumental prestige for her efforts, she also felt responsible for each one who died. Prone states that he cannot let her do that because there is an unknown entity (presumably a human ship) outside the sphere,[23] and he refuses to give Halsey access to the communications until he knows it's safe. It is unknown whether Miranda knows that Cortana was directly copied from Halsey. Thus Halsey made arrangements to meet each of the candidates in order to determine who her 75 candidates would be. [4] In August of that year, Halsey purchased a small, hardback journal in a shop on Reach, near the base she was stationed in. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Halsey was born on March 19, 2542, on the human world called Endymion. The lines are drawn when Halsey reunites with her greatest “son,” John-117, at the end of the game. However, the Fleet Master in command of the Covenant Fleet detached the section of the ship they were in, retrieving Thel mid-fight using a gravity lift, and jumped into Slipspace. Knowing Halsey's value to both the UNSC and the Covenant, Luro 'Taralumee, the Covenant Fleet master, planted decoys in several CCS-class battlecruisers. Some of this may stem from him being the first subject she observed, but she had a great fondness for him and he was her favorite Spartan. Packed with premium detail and with Cortana by her side, Dr. Halsey can be posed by a clear display rod on a buildable stand with printed name detail. Black (Graying)[2]Blond (As depicted in Halo Legends) Catherine Elizabeth Halsey, MD, PhD (SN: CC-409871),[11] was a praised scientist and former employee turned prisoner of the Office of Naval Intelligence, best known as the creator of the SPARTAN-II Program and Mjolnir Powered Assault Armor. ), they add up to 70. The Voice Behind Cortana, Halo's Dr. Halsey | Seattle Magazine The artifact had previously absorbed Dr. Henry Glassman into itself when he tried to study it. Lasky admitted that the UNSC has been aware that the Prometheans are ancient humans made into AIs. However, Roland then managed to overcome the override and cut the communication and summoned security. Dr. Halsey and Kelly eventually arrived at Onyx, while reuniting with SCPO Mendez and eventually her remaining Spartan-IIs and the Spartan-IIIs. Used to be able to type at a rate of 140 words per minute. Halsey used the journal as a medium through which to express her thoughts and concerns, as well as pen important research notes, and would do so for another forty-two years, until she abandoned it during her escape from Sword Base. It is obvious that she truly cares about her Spartans. Her relative expertise with Forerunner technology was vital to the survival of the UNSC forces on the planet. Halsey doesn’t seem to approve of the way Cortana has gone about organizing the galaxy with her AI rebellion, but she might be able to understand the motivation behind it. After being placed in the brig, Roland asked her why she withheld the truth. Twenty flash cloned brains were created, but only two survived; one of the two survivors was used to create Cortana. She was mentioned in a memorial plaque inside the. [1] She made huge contributions to many ONI Section III projects, including the creation and deployment of AI constructs. Civilian Instead, she cloned herself and used the living brains as her templates, and Halsey is emotionally torn about the decision. [36] At first, John chose to sacrifice Johnson in order to try and save millions of people out of his duty to protect all of Humanity. Soon, Thorne had gained entry into the Shrine and assassinated one of 'Mdama's bodyguards while using Gek's cloaking device. [12] As she grew older, Halsey took various extreme measures to protect her remaining Spartans, even going against the military law to do so - a choice which would result in her eventual arrest by ONI's Kilo-Five in 2553. According to a report by IGN, the Halo TV series has recast Jen Taylor, the voice actress for Cortana in the Halo games, to play the character in the show. InsurrectionHuman-Covenant warPost-War Dr. Halsey always used their first names, never their ranks or Spartan tags. Some time after arrival, she meets up with Jul 'Mdama at his base in the Librarian's chamber. Soon after, contact with Isaac and Vinh (who had volunteered to buy time for the others) was lost, and they were presumed dead. She had a knack for embarrassing the Spartans with the way she was able to tell them apart through subtle habits in their postures, despite their identical Mjolnir armor, something no other non-Spartan was able to do. Halsey left for CASTLE Base under the escort of Jun-A266 while the remaining Noble Team members delivered the package to the Autumn.[16]. Cortana has another “sister,” too. Dr. Halsey then starts asking Prone several questions as to where they are, and how to get a message out to other humans outside the Micro Dyson Sphere. Halsey also had somewhat of a unique relationship with John-117. She defended the justifications for creating her Spartans, reminding her interrogator that they saved humanity. The journal was later recovered by ONI in 2553, and was designated top secret.[16]. Miranda Keyes, the daughter of Jacob Keyes and Dr. Halsey, had a distant relationship with the mother who left both her and Jacob Keyes to pursue her work on the Spartans and the AI. Halsey thus deduced that there was something of importance under the mountain, and that it could be accessed through the mining tunnels under CASTLE Base. She also suggests that a “triumvirate” AI could divide the workload between three intelligences in order to avoid death by rampancy. M6 sidearm, unknown model After spending so many years with Cortana, it’s important to remember that her story is one of family involving her mother and her siblings. An enraged Commander Palmer demands to know what Majestic was doing there, and when told their mission, she questions why they would save a traitor, to which Thorne attempts to change her opinion by stating why Halsey had thrown him the Key if she was presumably working with 'Mdama. However, when Halsey accepted the gift, she was launched back into Jul 'Mdama's clutches where he relieved Halsey of one piece of the Key, not realizing she had the second. Weapon(s) In response, Halsey typed in archaic line commands - the base code undergirding all AI functions which she had been instrumental in writing - to access his code directory and personal fail-safe, erasing Araqiel from existence. Dr. Catherine Halsey As the "mother" of Cortana, the SPARTAN II's, and project MJOLNIR, Dr. Halsey (civilian ID #10141-026-SRB4695) is quite possibly the author of Humanity's only true chance at halting the Covenant's campaign of genocide and pillage. Some of the best insights into that relationship from Cortana’s perspective come in the short story “Human Weakness” by Karen Traviss, in which Cortana wonders whether Halsey was a monster for experimenting on her own brain, or whether Halsey put protocols in the AI’s brain that Cortana still hasn’t found. While McElhone will continue playing the role of Halsey… Lasky expressed confusion, as these memories couldn't have gotten from Earth to Requiem. Voiced by Accordingly, she was also privy to the Spartans' closely held secrets, having taught many to them as children, such as the security code, Oly Oly Oxen Free.[2]. [32], Dr. Halsey was not keen on losing, as seen when she kept losing at games of Twenty Questions and Simple Cipher with her training Spartans and soon quit playing.[33]. On August 3, Halsey split Cortana into two, assigning her "copy" to work on the decryption of the Forerunner data in the underground facility below Sword Base, while her other half would prepare for the Spartans' mission; Operation: RED FLAG. During this time, however, Osman, as the new head of ONI, has ordered Lasky to have Halsey eliminated should she ever be found again. … Jul's forces would wait on a nearby planet, hoping to retrieve the other half of the Janus Key from the UNSC. However, as seen in Halo: First Strike, her judgment is not always correct, although bearing the guilt of the SPARTAN Program, her sense of right and wrong has differed greatly. In the games, Taylor provides the voice for both Cortana and Halsey, since Cortana is a sort of digital clone of her creator. Her childhood would give a glimpse of what would be a promising career. Leader of the Spartan-II and MJOLNIR projects, Dr. Catherine Halsey takes her place among UNSC heroes with this highly collectible, deluxe micro action figure! However, this changed when Spartans Fred-104, Kelly-087, Vinh-030, Isaac-039, and Will-043 appeared at the entrance to CASTLE Base. After much talk between the humans, Lucy speaks to Prone and convinces him that it is safe outside the Dyson Sphere, and Prone lets Dr. Halsey send a message outside the Dyson Sphere. However, a lone Promethean Knight appears and takes Halsey hostage before teleporting back to Requiem. In “Human Weakness,” Cortana also expresses a hope that Halsey could help her live past seven years, the usual lifespan of a smart AI. During their survey travels for the Spartan-II candidates, Halsey grew attached to Jacob Keyes. Halsey kept in close contact with her Spartans throughout their lives, from her base under Reach. Jennifer Taylor (Halo 4)[7] The driven AI, the unethical scientist, and the heroic commander: the three women at the heart of Halo. Halsey and John soon made it to a Covenant escape pod, but were engaged by multiple Seraphs. She helped decipher the mystery of the planet. [27] This led to Fireteam Majestic retrieving a package on Requiem. She then triggered CASTLE Base's self-destruct mechanism and activated the fail-safe on Kalmiya. At the end of the battle, she, along with Mendez, Blue Team, and the Spartan-III survivors, found herself inside the Shield World, which she believed was actually a Micro Dyson Sphere.[22]. [4] By this point, at 15 years old, Dr. Halsey was already writing her second Doctoral Thesis paper, in which she discussed archaic line commands. Cortana expresses this during the early stages of her rampancy as well: “I’m your greatest achievement, and you detest me,” Cortana says in the Halo 4 level Composer, expressing her frustration with her mother. When she was arrested Halsey allowed herself to be taken without any resistance due to her guilt. She can hack into nearly any system and can even make smaller sub-copies of herself to double for her in emergencies. By the time of Halo 5, she still believes that the UNSC did her wrong by turning her into a war criminal. Dr. Halsey contacting Jul 'Mdama about the Librarian. She was "smarter than her parents, always reading, talking, learning, and eager to share her knowledge with anyone who would listen. companion of Master Chief. The Dean paid for her education until 2507. Now that the two characters are in opposition in Halo 5, we see all the ways in which they are similar as well: both want to control the people and technology around them, and will do so by force. After escaping Reach, the group fled to the asteroid belt that the Spartan's first mission had been in. The two were involved in a romantic relationship in the early 2520s, and in 2525, Halsey gave birth to Miranda and raised her for a few years, when on July 12, 2531, Miranda's father agreed to take her in, raising her on Luna. Halsey thinks about the AI in similar terms as she does the Spartans, sometimes regretting the unethical experimentation she did but believing that it is necessary for the greater good. (Going back further, it’s suggested that she did so under a Forerunner geas—implanted by the Forerunner Librarian, also a woman.) Cortana’s effort to take over humanity is, she thinks, for humanity’s own benefit. The 'recruited' children were replaced with flash clones, which ultimately died within a few years from various neurological and physiological diseases due to complications arising from the unperfected flash cloning process. She has a notable fondness for classical music, especially Debussy, and often asks nearby AIs to play select pieces as she works. She created and initiated the SPARTAN-II Program, and designed the Mjolnir armor system. He ends up taking his helmet off … Then suddenly, Promethean Knights began to teleport through the artifact onto the Infinity. The neural pathways of the cloned brain were scanned and copied through a process calledCognitive Impression Modeling. After the Fall of Reach, she was declared dead by the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), although no body was found. In the aftermath of the battle, she was presumed dead by the Office of Naval Intelligence and honoured along with other ONI personnel on a plaque at the ONI Alpha Site. With the Infinity in range, Halsey activated a Forerunner device to scramble the ship's Shaw-Fujikawa drive, preventing it from leaving a nearby star system. The latter particularly interested the Doctor as the file had been classified at X-Ray level, making the file abnormally important for an ancient geographical survey. Afterwards, she was assigned to Ivanoff Research Station until at least 2554.[24]. Over the course of the next five days, the Spartans and Dr Halsey searched the mines, looking for either an exit or what Dr. Halsey would dub "the most important discovery of the millennium". Believing that both Palmer and Fireteam Majestic were sent to assassinate her, she offers to assist Jul 'Mdama in exchange for revenge against the UNSC. Dr. Halsey created Cortana to be the perfect intelligent infiltration AI. She knew that if the data were handed over to ONI, Johnson would likely be killed and dissected in order to find a cure to the Flood infection. After arguing with Carter-A259 over Noble's failure to apprehend the Sangheili and Catherine-B320's attempted access of Dr. Sorvad's restricted files, she learned of the nature of Sorvad's "latchkey" discovery, a way to decipher data found in Babd Catha Forerunner complex beneath Sword Base. Cortana is a smart A.I cause she was made from the Dr's brain scan. Halsey watches as John is challenged to an energy sword duel by. She also had considerable respect for the Spartans, and addressed them by their first names (even with their armor on), which seemed to greatly annoy them.[35]. [28], In July 2558, Halsey was able to convince Jul to attack the colony world of Oban in order to draw out the Infinity. Halsey overlooking Daisy-023's Spartan augmentations. Physical and combat information Hair color They were soon rescued by Fred and Kelly, who had captured a Seraph fighter. Blue[4] Only a nervous Keyes admiring Halsey's Halsey also had John's full trust and he always did his best to never undermine her authority. Halsey then watched as John fought the Sangheili in an Energy Sword duel. Dr. Halsey realizes what Cortana has done, and urges the UNSC to send Fireteam Osiris after Blue Team out of fear that she is manipulating Master Chief. Catherine Halsey Not only does she have the same thoughts and feeling as the DR. but she also is a self Image of the Dr. from a younger age, and probably has the same voice. The Halo TV series has a new Cortana, and it's actually the old Cortana: An IGN report says that Natascha McElhone, who was originally cast as the blue-hued AI as well as its creator Dr… Despite his efforts, however, the Covenant managed to procure several slivers of the Crystal. Interestingly, if you add together the numerical values of the letters in "Halsey" (e.g. UNSCOffice of Naval Intelligence 2515-March 2558, October 2558-Jul 'Mdama's Covenant March–October 2558 Solomon was killed by one of the decoys, which turned out to be an Antimatter Charge giving off a false signal. She never could quite justify their exploitation as a "necessary sacrifice." Araqiel then threatened her, going as far as to tell her he would fill the room with poison, and that she would be reported. Jen Taylor, Actress: Halo 4. 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