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Lat 'Ravamee was a Sangheili officer serving the Covenant's Ministry of Resolution as shipmaster of the Ket-pattern battlecruiser Truth and Reconciliation in the Fleet of Particular Justice. Formerly of the Zealot order, 'Ravamee was given command of Truth and Reconciliation by the High Prophet of Regret himself, and would later participate in the Fall of Reach. He later led the initial pursuit of UNSC Pillar of Autumn to Installation 04, where he would perish.
Lat 'Ravamee served the Covenant's Ministry of Fervent Intercession as a warrior in the Zealot order during the Ninth Age of Reclamation. By August 2552, he had been elevated from the Zealot order by the High Prophet of Regret's own hand and given command of the Ket-pattern battlecruiser Truth and Reconciliation, now serving the Ministry of Resolution. Truth and Reconciliation itself was personally commissioned by Regret in 2531.
Transferred to Supreme Commander Thel 'Vadamee's Fleet of Particular Justice, 'Ravamee partook in the Fall of Reach on August 30, 2552, taking honor in glassing the United Nations Space Command's fortress planet. Under 'Ravamee's command, Truth and Reconciliation was one of the first ships in the fleet to successfully track the UNSC Pillar of Autumn as the cruiser attempted to escape Reach. As the Pillar of Autumn fled the Epsilon Eridani system, the Truth and Reconciliation sent the human cruiser threatening transmissions as the Fleet of Particular Justice pursued the ship into slipstream space, with 'Ravamee leading the pursuit from his cruiser.
The Truth and Reconciliation and the Fleet of Particular Justice pursued the Pillar of Autumn to the Soell system, where they discovered Installation 04, bringing 'Ravamee and his crew to their knees. The Battle of Installation 04 commenced when the Pillar of Autumn arrived in orbit of the installation on September 19, with 'Ravamee giving chase to the human cruiser. However, the Fleet of Particular Justice was unable to promptly destroy the Pillar of Autumn for fear of damaging the ring. While the Truth and Reconciliation and a dozen other battlecruisers fired light armaments at the cruiser, the smart AI Cortana utilized the armaments of the Pillar of Autumn to destroy four battlecruisers and heavily damage the Truth and Reconciliation, before the Pillar of Autumn was forced to crash-land on the installation.
Once positioned over Installation 04, 'Ravamee was forced to take his ship to the ring's surface over a desert plateau for repairs. There, 'Ravamee prepared the Truth and Reconciliation to be the primary staging area for the Covenant forces on Halo. Meanwhile, Captain Jacob Keyes was captured by the Covenant and imprisoned aboard 'Ravamee's ship. In response, John-117 led a force of Marines in a raid on the Truth and Reconciliation in order to rescue Keyes. In the ensuing conflict, the Spartan-II encountered and killed 'Ravamee at his bridge, subsequently rescuing the captain and escaping the ship.
Personality and traits
A pious follower of the Covenant's religion, Lat 'Ravamee was a fanatical believer in the Great Journey, more than willing to sacrifice anything or anyone in its pursuit. 'Ravamee reveled in the honor of assisting in glassing the human Inner Colony of Reach. He later found himself nearly overcome with joy upon the discovery of Installation 04, being brought to his knees as his life-long pursuit of the Great Journey absolved in aiding in the discovery of one of the Forerunners' Holy Rings.
As the shipmaster of the Truth and Reconciliation, 'Ravamee made his bridge his private domain, buried in an armored spur of his ship. The threatening transmissions 'Ravamee's battlecruiser sent to the UNSC Pillar of Autumn promised to coldly wipe out humanity and their legacy.
Lat 'Ravamee in Halo: Combat Evolved
Lat 'Ravamee in Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
Lat's dead body in Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary
List of appearances
- Halo: Combat Evolved, campaign level The Truth and Reconciliation
- Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, p. 197
- Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, p. 11
- Halo Waypoint: Canon Fodder - Nevermore
- Halo: Warfleet, p. 62-63
- Halo Encyclopedia (2009 edition), p. 285 (2011)
- Halo: Combat Evolved, campaign level The Pillar of Autumn
- Halo: Combat Evolved', campaign level Halo
- Halo: The Flood, Chapter 3