Evelyn Rousseau

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Evelyn Rousseau
Biographical information




C. 2530


Mikal Rousseau[2]

Personal details





Political and military information


SPARTAN-IV program


Evelyn "Evie" Rousseau was a high school student on the Outer Colony of Meridian when the moon came under attack by the Covenant in 2548.[1][3]


Early history[edit]

Evelyn Rousseau was born around 2530 to her mother and her father Mikal Rousseau.[2]

High school[edit]

Evie had her own problems to deal with as a high school student in 2548 before the Covenant laid siege to Meridian, but once her village went up in flames she found herself stuck above ground and locked out of the town shelter where other survivors had gathered along with three other students: Dorian Nguyen, Saskia Nazari, and Victor Gallardo.[1][3] The four youths suddenly were thrust into battle with nothing to aid them but a few scavenged weapons and an injured Spartan super-soldier.[1]

After being exposed to Forerunner artifacts on Meridian, Victor developed a genetic anomaly that prevented his injuries from being healed, something that his friends were also discovered to have. However, Owen-B096 proved to be immune due to the genetic modifications from his Spartan-III augmentations. With the permission of Victor's parents, ONI began the process of augmenting Victor into a Spartan-IV supersoldier in hopes that the genetic modifications he would receive would cure Victor's condition. The attempt appeared to be working and ONI offered Victor's friends the same option. After considering the idea, the rest of the group agreed to become Spartans, knowing that if Victor had been given the choice instead of his parents making it for him, he would've agreed to undergo the procedure.[4]

List of appearances[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Halo: Battle Born
  2. ^ a b Halo: Battle Born, chapter 1
  3. ^ a b Halo Waypoint, Meridian (Retrieved on Jul 22, 2021) [archive]
  4. ^ Halo: Meridian Divide