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Things I would definitely watch

A comedy centred around Spartans trying to figure out how to do mundane things in the civilian world

Example: Fred attempting to understand how to order food from Subway

Example: John trying to sort and do laundry

Example: Kelly buying running shoes that fit her

Example: Linda joining a yoga club and not wanting everyone to stare at her when she goes into Linda Zen Mode™

Headcanons for the favorite genre of music of each of the members of blue team

…because what else am I going to think about when I run but everyone’s favorite spartan-II team 

John-117: Classical. When everything is near perfection, John likes it. (And honestly I was trying to imagine any one member of Blue Team kicking ass to Verdi’s Dies Irae and John took the cake)

Kelly-087: Electronic music, any subgenre you can name– if it’s considered a blight on the music world by any music-snob, Kelly probably likes it, and blares it over the COM channel of the entire team when they’re not in any particularly dangerous situations.

Linda-058: Heavy Metal– and no one expects it. 

Fred-104: Classic Rock and/or Jazz. Fred is the music-snob I mentioned earlier. As the team mom I can only imagine Fred trying to relax to the Beatles or Buddy Holly, feeling nostalgia for a time that wasn’t even his.

went to a bar for Harry Potter trivia last night and the best part were the team names. some of the gems include:

  • The Chinese Fire-Babes (this was us btw)
  • Neville Powerbottom
  • Snitches Get Stitches
  • Bitch Better Have My Galleons
  • Tom Riddle’s Diary of a Mad Fat Black Woman
  • Granger? I Hardly Know Her!
  • Call Me Gillyweed: I Can Go Down For An Hour
  • Snapes on a Plane
  • Going Snape-shit
  • Godric Swallows

Halo 5 Guardians - Campaign Armour

Here is all the campaign armour you can get for your Spartan IV in Halo 5. My personal favourte is this custom Mjolnir Mark VI. Here you have the following…

  • Fireteam Osiris - Jameson Locke [Hunter Armour]
  • Fireteam Osiris - Edward Buck [Helljumper Armour]
  • Fireteam Osiris - Holly Tanaka [Technician Armour]
  • Fireteam Osiris - Olympia Vale [Copperhead Armour]
  • Blue Team - Fred-104 [Centurion Armour]
  • Blue Team - Kelly-087 [Hermes Armour]
  • Blue Team - Linda-058 [Argus Armour]
  • Blue Team - John-117 [Mark VI Armour]

I took all these screenshots myself and tried to do my best with photoshop (im not great, as you can tell).

exploding-spartan  asked:

Hey im a huge halo fan and im extremely excited for guardians ! I want to ask who is blue team ? Are they in the novels or something ? I havent heard of them before, I know I must sound like a total amature here :) be great to hear back #huntthetruth

Hi there, exploding-spartan! Glad that you’re so excited for ‘Halo 5′. And if you’re looking for some information about Spartan-II Blue Team, you’ve come to the right place. :)

They’ve been a part of the Halo Universe since it premiered in 2001, but have only appeared in Extended Universe materials up until now - novels, comics, animated shorts, etc. So if you’ve only ever played the games it’s no surprise that you haven’t heard of them (a lot of people are in the same boat as you too, so don’t feel bad). Make no mistake though, they are very important characters and play a huge role in the Master Chief’s own story. So hopefully this brief primer will help get you up to speed, and possibly encourage you to check out some of the books, videos, and comics that chronicle Blue Team’s past adventures before the next game comes out…

I’m going to assume you know at least a little about the SPARTAN-II Program: in which Dr. Catherine Halsey (with UNSC/ONI approval) orchestrated the abduction of 75 children in the year 2517, and over the next 7 years had them extensively trained and physically augmented to become super-soldiers. Halsey is also the mind behind the development of the Spartans’ signature MJOLNIR Armor. The Spartan-IIs were originally meant to be the soldiers that would help the UNSC quash the human rebellion in the outer colonies, but after the arrival of the Covenant most of them spent the majority of their service fighting the hostile alien forces (though they were still assigned to neutralize rebels from time to time).

Blue Team has had it’s share of Spartans that have come and gone throughout it’s existence - some notable ones being Samuel-034, William-043, and Kurt-051. But as it stands currently the core four members are John-117 (a.k.a. the Master Chief), Kelly-087, Frederic-104, and Linda-058.

  • John-117

The Master Chief has been the leader of Blue Team ever since he was in SPARTAN training, and held the position for the duration of the Human-Covenant War. The Covenant’s eventual assault on the planet Reach in 2552 led to a series of events that resulted in his first lengthy separation from his fellow Spartan-IIs (as seen in Halos 1-4). After the Didact’s attack on Earth in 2557, the Chief was reunited with Kelly-087, Fred-104, and Linda-058 - and the four of them returned to work together in the field. What events led them to go off the grid prior to ‘Halo 5′ are currently unknown. John considers all the Spartans to be his family, and will go to great lengths to protect them from as much harm as possible without compromising their duty as soldiers. He is particularly close to his Blue Team squadmates, and feels most comfortable and confident when leading them into battle.

  • Kelly-087

Kelly-087 has been John-117′s best friend and right-hand on Blue Team since the first days of their SPARTAN training. She has a rather varied skillset, but most of her specialties hinge on her incredible speed (both physically and mentally). Using her ability to literally give their enemies the run-around has been a staple part of Blue Team’s battle strategies from training through the entire Human-Covenant War, and how Kelly earned the moniker of “Rabbit”. She is also unique in her jovial personality and how her mannerisms are often more expressive and open compared to her peers. Kelly has an extremely high tolerance for pain and a knack for surviving devastating injuries - all while staying on her feet and continuing to fight. Her unflappable constitution is what has made her an invaluable support to her team leaders throughout her entire career.

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