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Prologue

The burn from the Fuel Rod's plasma was excruciatingly unreal. My armor had been burned, some melted to my skin, while other minor fragments were broken away. My heart raced in my chest as I waited eagerly for the air-locked doors to open.

As the lights flashed green, the cranking of bolts loosening sounded like an orchestra of flutes, playing altogether in a harmonious tone.

I waited not for the door to fully open, shoving my bulky body through the opening just as the sound of air begin to burn, a brilliant green glow illuminating the darkness. The sound soon ceased to exist, the glow dimmed and faded to nothing. I held my breath, the confused and frustrated growls of my enemy just outside the door I hid upon.

Slowly, I began to back away, keeping my gaze to the door in front of me. The massive shadow of the Covenant blocking any light that may have shown through the holes of the door. I took to a crouch, being sure to keep the motion sensors clear of my movement. So far it was working.

I sighed inwardly, all my hopes and dreams of safety probably forever crushed with what happened. The computer monitor to my left suddenly came to life, its bright blue screen quickly lighting up the darkness that kept me safe.

I cursed my luck and fired upon the panels lining the walls. Sparks flew as the bullets from my Magnum broke through the circuit board, a bullet or two ricochet and hit me, the energy shield to my armor sparked but quickly dimmed. I silently thanked the technology of the Covenant, the brain power of the UNSC discovering the secrets to shields that were well hidden.

The computer monitor froze up and blackened, the faint hum of electrical wires frying sounded more like a frag grenade exploding in my face. Fear took me over as I stared with hesitation to my right. The air-lock doors caving in with the violent pounding of the Covenant. The sound of air burning, a green glow, and a loud explosion that shook the small room I'd been in.

I had very little time to spare. I put my Magnum on safety, quickly attaching it to its holster on my leg. I sprint towards the back of the room, waiting with what little patience I had left for the air-locked doors.

Another blast behind me was all it took for me to pry open the door myself. It gave in under the pressure but stuck fast half-way open. "Shit.." I breathed, forcing myself through the small opening again. How I wished the Spartan armor was more slim. Then again, that would probably defeat the purpose of keeping its wearer safe.

I looked around the room aimlessly for somewhere to hide. A small indention to the room caught my eye and I ran to it. I forced myself against the wall just as the door to the other room gave way. My heart nearly stopped with the heavy footsteps of the Coveys. I gulped and licked my dry lips, praying for a miracle.

The large aliens approached slowly to the room I hid in. It was only a matter of time before I'd be found. At least I can say i had no regrets, right? Wrong. there were a great many things I regret doing in my life. And one was letting down the one being who had faith in my existence.

A low-tone, yet familiar, guttural bark sounded from a distance. The shifting of semi-loose armor caught my attention, the thrusters of a jet pack ringing loudly in my ears. I peered around the corner, my eyes wide, my mouth agape.

I stared in disbelief at the black and cyan-colored armor of a Ranger Class Elite. It stood in the familiar posture I knew too well. I shook my head, tears streaming down my face as I stared at the figure before me.

"Asal.." I breathed, the miracle I had asked for couldn't have had any better timing, nor could it be any more perfect.
Alright.
The story I came up with during a FireFight mission my Commander had us play while attempting funzies is finally up. Well.. The Prologue is for the most part. Be happy with that. It only took me about.. An hour to write the rest of this on top of coming up with more info for the characters, names, all that jazz. I'd say this is probably the part of the story I like the most..? Then again.. I've not gotten far into writing it yet. We'll see how much of this story unfolds as the characters come more to life. Enjoy.

Halo belongs to Microsoft/Bungie/343 Industries
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Halofollower064 Aug 24, 2013  Student General Artist
How do i find your new account i dont now how
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Halofollower064 Apr 16, 2013  Student General Artist
where's the story?!???!
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Zeta07 Apr 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Also, it will be transferred to my new account which is: Zeta07
Feel free to watch me there as that is my permanent residence now. :3
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Halofollower064 Aug 24, 2013  Student General Artist
And hai its been literally almost a year!!amazedcatplz.deviantart.com/
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Zeta07 Oct 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, I know.. I've been having horrible computer problems after another.. But don't worry! 
I've been typing up the story on my Ipod and as soon as I get a stable computer within my grasp, I'll post up the first couple of chapters I've been working on! Just asking for more patience. 
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Halofollower064 Oct 9, 2013  Student General Artist
Wow u dont get on much do u? Well thats GREAT!!!
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Zeta07 Nov 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well. Comsidering I don't have a working computer anymore, I kind of can't help it. If you don't have the patience while I wait for my computer to BE FIXED, then perhaps you shouldn't be watching my channel anymore.
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Halofollower064 Nov 13, 2013  Student General Artist
That is nooootty what i meant by that sorry
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Zeta07 Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh. I apologize then as well.
It's been havoc getting my computer fixed and believe me, it's bothering the crap out of me that I can't get on every day and write. :/
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Halofollower064 Apr 30, 2013  Student General Artist
quick q... are both characters guys that'd be cool
"mix things up a bit"
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