UNSC Priority Transmission 00143A-23/CLAYTON TRANSMISSION B12
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UNSC Priority Transmission 00143A-23, subject CLAYTON TRANSMISSION B12, was a report sent by AI Peleg to Spartan 92738-61842-LC of Fireteam Apollo sometime during or after 2558. The report was sent in response to a request from Spartan 92738-61842-LC made as part of an investigation into the origins of the Created conflict. Attached to the report was an excerpt of the file "CLAYTON TRANSMISSION B12", which consisted of debriefs of Spartan Blue Team following Operation: FIRST STRIKE, conducted by Doctor Veronica Clayton on Cairo Station on October 19, 2552. In the excerpt, Clayton and Sergeant Major Avery Johnson discussed Cortana's contact with a hostile AI onboard the Ascendant Justice, with the concern that such contact inflicted personality matrix trauma upon her.