This article is about the Spartan Ops episode. For the character known as the Didact's Hand, see Jul 'Mdama.
Didact's Hand is the fourth episode of Spartan Ops. It was released on November 26, 2012. In this episode, an unknown intelligence contacts Dr. Halsey, Thorne tries to understand the history of the Spartan Program, and Jul 'Mdama appears on Requiem, searching for something.
Thorne knocks on the door of Halsey's cell, and opens it.
The lights flicker slightly.
Cut to Infinity floating in space.
Cut to Halsey at work in a large room, with a computer terminal and the Requiem artifact surrounded by floodlights. Thorne guards her.
The screen of Halsey's data pad clears, and text appears.
\\:WE HAVE MUCH TO DISCUSS
Cut to Palmer and Lasky on the bridge of the Infinity.
An hologram of a Pelican getting shot down appears on the holo-table.
The table zooms to the top of a structure, which is covered with enemy figures, represented in red.
The scene lingers on the face of a holographic representation of Jul.
Cut back to Doctor Halsey. She continues reading what is on the screen of her data pad.
H:I ASK AGAIN, WHO ARE YOU?
Halsey acknowledges Thorne.
Halsey faces Thorne, with the data pad around her arms on her back.
Cut to structure in Requiem. Doctor Glassman, wearing a vest rigged with plasma explosives, works near a Forerunner device while being watched over by Gek. Glassman slaps a machine a few times.
Jul 'Mdama arrives.
Note: All of Jul's speech is in Sangheili, translated into English.
'Mdama growls in irritation.
Glassman gets to his feet and approaches Jul, but Gek yanks on the leash around Glassman's neck. The two Sangheili growl.
Glassman turns around to look at the Forerunner device.
As Jul 'Mdama paces around the Forerunner device, the other Sangheili cheer and raise their swords.
The Sangheili chant "'Mdama" in the background as 'Mdama turns to look at Glassman. Cut to black.