Metisette is a natural satellite orbiting the gas giant Hesiod in the 23 Librae system. It has a mostly nitrogen atmosphere, but methane is present as a liquid, forming the rivers and lakes of the moon.
In 2535, the Kig-Yar Reth used Metisette as a breeding grounds for hundreds of thousands of Unggoy, which would be used to seize the Rubble, and, ultimately, to destroy Earth. A structure constructed under the supervision of Reth, known as the Redoubt, was used to help the Unggoy mating process.
UNSC forces landed on Metisette to attack the Covenant soldiers and destroy a Kig-Yar AA battery and a sensor facility, initiating the Battle of Metisette. Reth's plans fell apart when the Unggoy breeding grounds, along with the Redoubt, were destroyed by the asteroids of the Rubble. The Rubble's AI, Juliana, used the Rubble's asteroids to orbitally bombard the surface of the moon to defeat the Kig-Yar and Unggoy.
List of appearances
- Halo: The Cole Protocol (First appearance)
- Halo: The Cole Protocol, page 311
- Halo: The Cole Protocol, page 200
- Halo: The Cole Protocol, page 214
- Halo: The Cole Protocol, page 306
- Halo: The Cole Protocol, page 328