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Halo Reach
Death of Noble Six

I watched among the pink sunset.

The sun dipping below the rosen skys, giving the clouds that filled that rosen sky their color.

I imagined Her birds, flying into that bask of light.

Hell, if I wasn't on duty, or in the UNSC's military power... I definately enjoy Her bask of glory.

But not just me who's gonna be with me... I want all of Noble Team to see this magnificent beauty.

Also, minus this hellish war. The Covenant, the destruction, and everything that that religious group of aliens they brought upon.

But there's nothing that could be done. I wish that I just could reverse time before the Covanent attacked Reach, but I cannot change physics of space, and time.

Everything has been done.

The attacks of both Inner and Outer Colonies, the deaths of millions that the Covenant has committed, and...

The deaths of my Spartan brothers and sisters.

Especially the deaths of Noble Team.

My heart still aches because of this...

We gave our best shot, but it was just not enough. No matter how many we have killed those Covenant bastards, they just keep supplying with more numbers to take their place.

I watched a couple of their Banshees fly by, their deadly sounds that their thrusters produced. The Covenant won't stop until every last human being has perished.

I took a deep breath. I know for certain what I have to do.

The Covenant's numbers are still scouring among Reach's luminous grounds. They have glassed parts of Reach, wiping out innocent civilization for their search.

But I dare question this; What are the Covenant searching for that's hidden on Reach?

Before I could answer my very own question, I spotted a few Phantoms flying low, dropping off their cargo; Covenant forces consisted of Elites.

I took yet another deep breath, and I sprinted towards them.

'Listen, Reach has been good to me. Time has come to return the favor... Tell them to make it count!'

I looked at Jorge's dogtag that was wounded upon my right wrist.

Jorge's words had been hurtin' my soul for quite a while, ever since his death.

He thought that he died saving Reach...

But instead, he died in fucking vain, damnit!

"I know, Jorge. Reach has also been good to me. It is my turn to relive that wish of yours, I will return that favor for you. And I will make this all count, just for you. And for Noble Team too." I said aloud.

A group of blue armored, low-ranking Elites took notice of my approach and fired their plasma rifles in my direction.

I dodged their plasma onslaught and took refuge in a shady building.

'I know we're losing! I want to know if we lost...'

I didn't want to believe in Kat's words when she said that phrase, but now its starting to come into realization.

She was right... we are losing this fight.

An Elite came around the corner, taunting me with his battle-cry.

I poured some lead from my MA37 Assault Rifle into the Elite's chest cavity. The Elite landed in a crumble heap while purple-black blood poured from various bullet wounds on his chest.

''re on your own, Noble. Carter out.'

For what he did for both Emile and me was an heroic act. I seriously must give him credit for it.

Both me and Emile knew that he was dying, but deep down... we wished that Carter, our Noble Team leader, could be by our side, along with Jorge and Kat.

More Elites arrived and fired plasma rounds at my location, I felt my shields give way. I looked up on the top of my HUD and my shields are nearly depleted.

I dashed inside the shady building even more. My ammo is almost nearly depleted as well by only one clip left.

I sighed and leaned my helmet against the wall. There is no escape. And more Elites, but this time, the higher-ranks are coming.

But I choose this fate. I could just boarded the Pelican, but I am not leaving Noble Team like this. I will never abandon Noble Team. Never.

I readied my MA37, hoping to fulfill that purpose that I promised with Jorge.

I could hear the Elites taunting me, hoping that their taunts would force me out of hiding and challenge them face on.

"Come on out, Demon! I expect a noble, worthy challenge, coward!"

I gripped my MA37 in my tightened hands, and gave  a one, final sigh.

It is time!

I bounded around the coverage that the shady building provided me and charged at the incoming Elites.

They took notice of my approach and fired on-coming plasma in my direction.

I felt my energy shields that the MJOLNIR has provided me the protection that I need, depleted.

And the energy shield generator had malfunction.

And I could feel the searing pain that the plasma has splashed over my body, but I put that pain to the side.

For that I shouted, "Is that the best you bastards got?! Come on, I'm ready! How about you?!"

I fired my MA37 into three-controlled bursts, aiming at the nearest Elite.

He went down in a heap with well-placed bullet shots to the head.

Another Elite, this one wielding an Energy Sword, made a mad-dash towards me. His sword-arm coming up in an arch, about to perform an upper-cut.

Before the Elite could bring that sword-arm down, I charged at him with full speed, catching his wrist in the palm of my hand.

I squeezed the Elite's wrist, hoping to both snap the bones of his wrist and drop the Energy Sword.

The Elite howled in pain as I continued to crush his wrist, until I was caught in the unexpected.

With the Elite's free left hand, he punched me right in the visor of my helmet.

I grunted in pain and surprise, and the visor cracked where the punch landed, reducing my chances of seeing.

I recovered from the blow and snapped his sword-wrist backwards, bones jutting through flesh and blood.

The Elite screamed in agony and out of pure reaction, lunged his head towards mine.

Before both our heads and faces contacted, I simply let go of the Elite and dodged the Elite's headbutt attack.

I could feel my body reacting to the washes of plasma burns over me, I winced in pain, but I continued to fight.

Over the cracks of my visor, I could see more Elites pouring over the horizon, firing more plasma rifles in my direction.

I took a few more plasma, and I grunted in pain.

I panted, and I knew where this is going.

I'm gonna be overwhelmed in a few, short minutes.

But no matter, I'll fight them all, even if it kills me.

In my last desperation, I removed my cracked helmet and letting it drop onto the dusty soil of Reach.

The wind blowing in my so-paled face and shaggy, brunette hair.

I know how its gonna end, but not yet... please, just not yet.

I saw the Elite approach me and firing their plasma rifles, but I was lucky that I was a bit quicker.

With three short-controlled bursts, I put down two of the charging Elites.

But I was almost caught by surprise when an gold-armored Elite came up on my backside.

Before he could plunge the Energy Sword that he was wielding into me, I elbowed him in the face, snapping his neck in the process.

With that Elite down, I fired more rounds, but this time I fired in automatic instead of controlled bursts that I had done before.

Before I took notice of anything, I felt searing, agonizing pain splashing all over my body.

I was taken aback and wincing in pain, but I kept firing onto the oncoming Elites.

After I downed a couple more with my MA37, an blue-armored elite came up to me and back-handed me, knocking both my breath and off my feet.

I landed with a crash on my back and could see the Elite that knocked me down comes up to me and attempt to plunge his Energy Sword into me.

But I managed to shove my boot onto the Elite's chest and shoved him away, giving me some time before he recovers.

But in the corner of my eye, I saw yet another Elite, this time in maroon red with blue light trimmings on parts of his armor, yet wielding again an Energy Sword, attempted to plunge his into my chest cavity.

Alas, I manage to back-hand the maroon-armor Elite in the face, knocking his Energy Sword out of his grasp and sending it flying across a few good meters.

But my hopes were short-lived, the blue-armored Elite that I shoved away with my boot returned and try to aim his sword into, yet my chest cavity again.

Before the energy blade made contact with my body, I managed to roll onto my right side and dodged the fatal lunge that this blue-armored Elite had made.

But before I could react, I felt yet an energy dagger that the maroon Elite had, into my chest.

I cried out in agony, knowing that my life has served it"s purpose.

I felt the blade, this very painful sensation, into my chest... where my beating heart is.

I gasped for breath, but it was getting harder and harder to breath and my vision was getting blurry, with a faint black rim around my eyes and getting closer to my center-point of view.

The marooned-armored Elite didn't remove the energy dagger from my chest cavity, watching me suffer.

I knew it was over.

All humanity, and those on Reach... on Her blissful soil, now gonna be turned to glass.

We gave our best shot... even I gave it my best, but it wasn't enough.

I looked up into both the blue-armored and the marooned-armored Elite's faces, watching me and growled in pleasure of my defeat.

But the silence was broken when the marooned-armored Elite said, "You've fought an honorable battle, Demon. But you must be silenced, in the sake for the Great Journey."

I chuckled, blood spilling from the corners of my mouth, "In due time, you bastard. In due time."

Before I went through the 'final gate' of the passing, I saw all of Noble Team...

Carter, Kat, Jorge, Jun, and Emile... with their helmet-free smiling faces.

And with me, Noble Six, running as fast as I could to join them.

We are Noble Team.
Hey everyone!

So sorry for the major inactivity on DA, I had alot of things to do and just now I just discovered a horrible truth.
But in return, I manage to finish this literature work that I done for.. say, alot of weeks (less in a month, mind you).

And this is about the Death of "lone wolf" Noble Six.
I added more detail into how the events take place at the end of Halo: Reach.

I hope you'll enjoy. :)

Jorge: [link]
Kat: [link]
Emile: [link]
Carter: [link]
Jun: [link]

Halo (c) Bungie (343 Industries)

Story (c) ~Silverfang53

P.S - I might make more of this, but with other Noble Team (Either may or may not include Jun, its your choice).
P.P.S - Sorry for the confusion guys, but I made Noble Six as a male throughout these entries.
BUT you can imagine Six as a female, since I have no specific gender for Six.
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Lightwolfx122 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thats sad
AssassinsXCove Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2016
This was awesome great work. Now I have to go beat Halo Reach again, it's gonna be a long night.
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks. :)

I'd play the game too just for fun and nostalgia, but my brother has it with him (along with my other Halo games). So I can't, I'm afraid.
Kennytheninja117 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016  Student General Artist
This is why Reach was the best halo 
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Agreed; I've always liked Reach 'cause it tells the backstory of how the planet had fallen from a different point of view, same with ODST.
Kennytheninja117 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2016  Student General Artist
I don't understand how people hate halo in general
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Some people do have their own personal taste; a matter of opinion of what we like or dislike.
Kennytheninja117 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2016  Student General Artist
William-312 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2016
Well that answered  a lot of things for me.
werelightshine Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Nice job six, referring to emile's last words... "Who's next?! Oof! I'm ready! How bout' you?!! Aaugh..."
werelightshine Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
But alas, noble six thought the covenant would triumph the entire galaxy... but a certain spartan with the identification number 117 stopped them from doing so...yes the one...the only... The absolute deadliest spartan who ever lived... MASTER CHIEF noble team did what they could and chief... somehow managed to get the arbiter and other elites to side with the UNSC. Btw someone at bungie said that Jorge is MIA not dead. Plus not all of noble team is dead! Jun lived. (P:s good story sad and uplifting at the same time!).
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
It is quite possible Jorge lived. However, we can't really pinpoint if he actually did live or not after detonating the slipspace device for Operation: UPPER CUT. Then again, it's always a tradition among the their brethren that Spartans are M.I.A. and never K.I.A., (and according to the Halo: Reach Legendary Edition Developer Commentary on the Halo Nation Wiki). Jun, on the other hand, we definitely know he lived 'cause he was tasked on escorting Dr. Halesy away from Sword Base instead of coming along with the rest of Noble Team and their mission in getting Cortana to the Pillar of Autumn, thus making him the last surviving member of Noble Team. Surprisingly, he's also present in hand-picking the very first of the SPARTAN-IV program via comic (or novel, presumably).

And thank you! I aim to please. :)
werelightshine Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Spartan-II's have a bad habit of never dying.
werelightshine Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Yup, in the words of keyes or chief or halsey spartans never die. And definitely halsey said this in 4: do not underestimate them, but most importantly do not underestimate him.
But yeah I'm fairly certain carter, emile, kat, and six are dead but as for Jorge and jun? They (one of which possibly) are alive. And let us not forget chief. (Cortana might make a comeback in 5). Okay you now will most likely have a new watcher by the time you read this.
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Edited Oct 16, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Right 'cause John is still deeply upset over the supposed death of Cortana, as some bits and pieces of gameplay can be seen on YouTube for the up-coming Halo 5: Guardians. Now, I'll be frank; I can't really blame him for being this upset over the loss of Cortana. Those two were real tight when it comes to them; first introduced while the ship were under heavy assault from the Covenant, forced to evacuate the Pillar of Autumn, crash-landed and left stranded on a mysterious ring-world known as Halo, encountered a parasitic life form as the Flood, learned Halo's true purpose and what it can do to all sentient beings if the Flood managed to escape the ring, then in comes Halo 2, Halo 3, and all the way up to Halo 4. He'll even go out of his way and search for Cortana again, just as he did before and he'll do it again - just for her sake. And, I got high hopes that 343 Industries won't kill John; being the prime protagonist through nearly all of the Halo franchise, and being the fanbases' most iconic character. Killing the Chief would bring one Hell of a uproar, if they did. But, as of now, we'll just have to wait and see the outcome of Halo 5: Guardians and soon-to-be Halo 6 in the distant future.

As for Noble, it's been confirmed that Jorge is dead because he detonated a makeshift slipspace bomb in order to destroy a Covenant supercarrier via slipspace rupture, while Jun is still alive thanks to Carter because he made the call to have him escort Dr. Halsey away from Sword Base and onward to CASTLE Base. Plus, it was Jun who hand-picked Palmer (formerly an ODST before becoming a Spartan-IV from Halo 4, and the very same who harbors hostility towards Dr. Halsey for being a 'war criminal') to be one of the first candidate of the new SPARTAN-IV program.

And thank you for the Watch! :) Even though I haven't really done much of anything literature-wise or DeviantART-wise due to all sorts of things that's been happening; this prolonged depression due to having four deaths (3 in the summer, and 1 just two days after Christmas Day) in the family that kept me from writing, or take small swings before losing all means of my motivation in writing almost completely. So, I figure I might give you a head's up on that.
werelightshine Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Yeah sorry about that. You have my sympathies.
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you, I do appreciate it. For real, I really do. Hopefully I'll get into the swing of things without falling into that pit again. :)
werelightshine Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Okay, good to hear.
werelightshine Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I mean read.
werelightshine Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Well remember what the trailer said. "The official story is that the master chief is dead. But you spartan locke, are the unofficial story". So yeah, we know that the chief is alive and has sided with blue team a.k.a team chief. And spartan locke is after the chief. Something tells me that old shadow of sundered star had a few death wishes. Considering that in the demo at e3 a huge forerunner looking thing just rises up out of the ground to ruin chief's obi wan kenobi costume and then chief does his signature fist-clench and now we wait for halo five guardians. (Which i most likely won't be able to play because i have a 360 but it's meant for 1 so i'll just watch gameplay vids and read the wiki to spoil it for myself).
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Yeah, it's been a while since I first seen the trailer. Y'know, the the one you described? There's two more after that one: one for Locke, and the other for the Master Chief. The two trailers; both are showing one is wondering to this pinpoint location with latter Spartan (depending on which trailer you watch, and vice versa) is down on the ground at the former Spartan's mercy. Who knows? You could be right about them death wishes. Only time will only tell from here on out. I just have a feeling that the Chief went "AWOL" on the O.N.I. 'cause his relationship with Cortana, and he was given (confirmed that the Chief turned down the order himself) a break for being in the service of the U.N.S.C. for so long but he refused and kept on pushing himself onward. And, don't you worry. I don't have an X-Box One either, so I'm going to do the same thing: look up the gameplay via YouTube and spoil it for myself before I get the chance of playing the game itself. ;)
werelightshine Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I saw both today, and i like the one where chief is looking down to see locke wounded mortally (no racism intended) rather than seeing chief with a big hole melted into his face. I could hear chief say: "you kids today don't know how to dominate!" And then smack locke in the face.
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Hmm, I couldn't say the same with the Chief (or Locke in the vice versa) doing that. Although, I can picture Sarge (from Rooster Teeth's Red vs. Blue) doing something like that in particular, if you catch my drift. ^^;
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Nuwer-Designs Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! That is an amazing story you did!

The images went through my head of the final mission in the game as I read. It brought back good memories of that game.

Excellent job on it, again!
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks a bunch! It means a lot! :D

I daresay, despite how old (and rather... uh crappy? it may have looked compared to the rest), I'm surprised I brought the image of Noble Six's last stand to those who read this. I wanna thank you for for it. :) 

And yes, it certainly does bring back good (and yet sad) memories of Halo: Reach. And thanks again! :hug:

And my apologies for replying this late.
Nuwer-Designs Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
you are welcome  :) 

its okay for it being late, I do the same at times lol
Shipwreck5897 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014
I played this scene over and over again on Easy and I managed to knock out 43 grunts, 22 elites, and I lost count on how many generals. It lasted that way for 30 minutes...

Then I tried it on legendary... 

I lasted like 2 minutes...
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Yeah, I remember doing this on Easy as well; managing to take many of Grunts, Jackels, Elites, and many more (including their Wraithes too) as I can before being overwhelmed by their sheer numbers.

But once on a higher difficulty, your odds of surviving has changed. I think I tried this on Legendary a year or two ago, and didn't last very long at all (despite how much effort you put in) 'cause I couldn't kill 'em fast enough - playing a game on a 360 feels so much different after playing on the PC as your reflexes are slowed greatly (depending on sensitivity) on a controller than a keyboard and mouse.

My apologies if I had rambled on about like that in my last paragraph. ^^;
Shipwreck5897 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014
It's cool. It truly was an epic game... It kinda foreshadows how bungie died and 343 industries took over since Reach was their last game. Halo 4 didn't have that "BOOM" at the end, because the ending was kinda going to happen whether we believed it or not. I truly had no idea if Six was going to live or not since he was supposedly claimed, hyper lethal. When he die it realy struck a cord deep within me...

But I knew Cortana was done for.. Halo reach probably had the best ending to all video games I had ever played.... Halo 4 was a bit melodramatic in my sense.

Bungie made Halo exciting, 343 is making the story too obvious.
lovlyness404 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014   Artist
Cool ending a lot different from the cutscenes. I played the ending again lasted more than 20 minutes and like 15 elites I killed them and six f them with energy swords came at me I killef 2 of them I was on low health I used armor lock but in 5 minutes I died. I lasted like maybe more than twenty minutes it was hard. I love the ending nd how the elite talks in english it reminds me of a halo reach machinima by chronicler 117.
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks. :)

As for the ending, it's like nigh impossible for you (as Noble Six, of course) to survive the oncoming hordes of Covenant. No matter how many you take out or how long you stand your ground for, more and more will come and they (after reaching a certain amount of time) will bring out the Wraith tanks and attack you with them until the cutscene shows (or in other words, you die). I don't remember how long I have lasted out for as I haven't played the game in months and was entranced by the cutscene itself - which it is one of the most saddest deaths among of the characters of Halo: Reach.
GOH-Star Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014
So awesome! :dummy:
I should play Reach and see what its like!
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer

Thank you! I greatly enjoyed playing Halo: Reach, and I would recommend it that you should give it a go too. :)


MLP-Black-Knight Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
By God. This Was An Amazing Story, It Was Like Something Out Of An Epic Movie. Sir, You Have A Talent For Writing, And I Applaud You For That.  
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer

Why thank you! :D

MLP-Black-Knight Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Your Welcome! :D
greendonutbot400 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Wow. I am speechless...I have never read a story as good as this! You really should make more.
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer

Thank you! :hug:

Ser-Aeron492 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
Very nice. I got goosebumps when I read the last line. You did a good job capturing the things that Noble Team was trying to protect in Halo: Reach and thus made a very emotional and exhilarating story. Kudos. I myself am writing a Halo Spartan story.
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013  Hobbyist Writer

Thank so much for the comment! :D


I'll be looking forward into reading your story soon, but take the time that you need. I ain't in any rush what's-so-ever. :)

Ser-Aeron492 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
Thank you and your welcome. I'll watch you so we can keep in touch.
Pikamon345 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This is so awesome! :D
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you! :D
Chaosgirl998 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
Six! No I hated the ending
dragonwar23 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Are you gonna do one where you first meet Noble Team?

In the brightest day and in the darkest night,
No evil force shall escape our might,
When darkness falls and hope is lost,
Beware the power of Harmony's Light!
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
As of this time, I have not made any plans on starting where Noble meets up with the rest of Noble Team. Though it could be a possibility in the future, but right now... I am currently working on a fanfic for Team Fortress 2 at this moment.
furbyeater Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
Wow. Just wow. Thta was amazing.
Silverfang53 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Awww thank you. :)
furbyeater Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
No prolem ;)
ThexSilverxWolf Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
Damn this was good! Goodbye Six :(
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