- A Sangheili shipmaster returns to the glassed UEG colony Kholo.
- The Sangheili-Jiralhanae war is still ongoing.
- The UNSC Spirit of Fire arrives at Installation 00 through slipspace, after having drifted for 28 years following the Battle of Shield 0459.
- ↑ Halo: Evolutions - Essential Tales of the Halo Universe - The Return, page 492
- ↑ Halo: Evolutions - Essential Tales of the Halo Universe - The Return
- ↑ IGN: Halo Wars 2 Developer Interview - IGN Live: E3 2016, 3:05-3:18