Spartan: Brave and undaunted; sternly disciplined and rigorously simple, frugal, or austere. Possessing courage and resolve.
“The Spartan army was considered one of the strongest of its times, with the Spartan warriors willing to fight to the death.”
The display’s shimmering geometric patterns nagged at him, as if he should recognise them somehow. Even with his enhanced memory, he couldn’t place where he’d seen them before. They just seemed… familiar.
He reached a finger out to one of the symbols, a blue-green circle. The Spartan expected his finger to pass through nothing more than air. He was surprised when his finger met resistance - and the panel lights began to pulse more quickly.
“What did you do?” Cortana asked, her voice alarmed. “I’m detecting an energy spike.”
“I… don’t know,” the Spartan admitted.
He wasn’t sure why he touched the ‘button’ on the display. He just knew it felt right.
[…] He seemed to know instinctively how to activate the panel - it almost seemed hard-wired, like his flight or flight response. [Halo: The Flood]