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UNSC Hermes II

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UNSC Hermes II
Service information

Affiliation:

UNSC Navy

 

The UNSC Hermes II[1] was a UNSC vessel. In a promotional transmission for Halo: Combat Evolved featured on Bungie's website, the Hermes II received a message from the CAR-class Covenant frigate, Contrition.

Little information about this vessel exists; it is even possible that the Hermes II was a station rather than a ship. However, it is referred to as an "SCS" class ship, the same letters associated with the UNSC Pillar of Autumn. Therefore, it is possible that the Hermes is a Halcyon-class light cruiser.

The Transmissions[edit]

Before Halo: Combat Evolved's release, a number of transmissions related to the game could be found on Bungie's website. The transmissions are directly linked to the Cortana Letters.

Below is an excerpt from the Transmissions that involved the Hermes II:

  • SCS Hermes II
RECEIVED (trans) 04.14.6.1835
via x-process 375.2.686.0632091
(process owner GA - AI - Class II)

Through war we will teach your heresy.
Through battle we will teach your frailty.
Through death we will teach your fate.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Halo Encyclopedia, page 274