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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn: Mid-Season Trailer

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The Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn: Mid-Season Trailer is a trailer of the live-action series, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. The trailer was posted on Rooster Teeth's YouTube channel on October 21, 2012. [1] The trailer runs for 1 minute and 20 seconds and shows the events of Episodes 4 and 5.


John-117 walks into frame as sparks fly from the wall.

  • John-117: "Let's go."

Various a shot of ODSTs firing at off-screen Covenant before cutting to one stepping out of his/her pod to the door of the Corbulo Academy of Military Science's space elevator closing to a driving Warthog.

  • Thomas Lasky (voiceover): "This is cadet Thomas Lasky. I repeat, mayday! Mayday! There's been an attack on Corbulo Academy. Excessive casualties..."

A rapid montage of various action scenes and the Chief jumping from a ledge in slow-motion.

  • Thomas Lasky: "Chief. Chief! Chief!"

"This is Halo live-action done right."
-- Big Shiny Robot

Overhead shot of Corbulo Academy; cut to Colonel K.L. Mehaffey in her office.

  • Mehaffey: "Your memories and choices are all you'll have left."

"All of the heart that Hollywood game-based movies lack."
-- Hard Reset

Cut to Cadmon Lasky's final video message.

  • Cadmon Lasky: "Ridge didn't make it. You remember Ridge from back home."

Cut to Lasky in the middle of the chaos of the battle at Corbulo Academy.

"Hugely impressive."
-- Wegotthiscovered

Cut to various shots of the cadets.

"Forward Unto Dawn nails it."
-- Wegotthiscovered

Cut to Thomas and Chyler sitting together.

  • Chyler Silva: "'re gonna need people to follow you."

Cut to Lasky getting out of a cryo chamber.

  • Thomas Lasky: "I'd like to take point, sir."

Cut to Lasky in Col. Mehaffey's office.

  • Mehaffey: "You have to decide what you're willing to sacrifice."


Cut to John-117

  • John-117: "Can you drive a Warthog?"
  • Thomas Lasky: "I..."

Cut to a Warthog speeding through a forest. Cut to title: