OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION HAS BEEN CATALOGED AS //CLASSIFIED/// REPORT ON INFORMATION RETRIEVED FROM /unknown device//> TRANSLATED BY 05-693 /riot cryout//> Subject know as The Didact was the supreme leader of the forerunners. , After leaving Erde-Tyrene, Bornstellar and the surviving Forerunners, who had discarded their titles, turned to the task of reseeding the rest of the species on their homeworlds. However, Cortana was able to hack into the system, using hard light shackles to bind the Didact into the light bridge and trap him. Detail of the Ur-Didact in his newest armor, front view.  Although other Forerunners, including the Librarian, believed that the Didact had been executed, the Master Builder had in fact left him, along with a number of other Forerunners, to die, confined in stasis bubbles in a derelict ship within a Flood-controlled system. Catalog chose to accompany him while the other two Forerunners would attempt to escape the ship as it self-destructed.  Sometime after his defeat by John, the Didact was imprisoned in the Domain, reflecting on memories of his wife. Shortly afterward, they arrived in the San'Shyuum system and met with the Confirmer, one of the Didact's Promethean comrades, on the Fortress-class vessel Deep Reverence, in order to gain access to the quarantined region of the system. Of all his father's children, Bornstellar was the most rebellious, refusing to follow in his footsteps and become a Builder. Acknowledging tells the player that something did happen but they isnt time now to tell that story so move that to the back of the head for a later date.  They had several children, all of whom followed in their father's footsteps and became Warrior-Servants.  After the war, the Didact issued the construction of several monuments near Sothra Hakkor to honor the fallen warriors that died during the war. However, all this complexity did not leap fully-formed from the primordial soup. The emergency prompted the IsoDidact to depart to the core of the ecumene, as Forerunner forces in the region were insufficient to mount an effective counterattack. The Ur-Didact in the final fight aboard the Mantle's Approach. , Before the sentencing, the IsoDidact paid a visit to Riser's village on the Ark to invite him to join the ceremony. , At the greater Ark, the Ur-Didact remained on station aboard the Mantle's Approach, not leaving the ship even to attend the Forerunner commanders' emergency conference. Intending to trigger more of these memories, they traveled to the system where the San'Shyuum, once humanity's allies, had been quarantined after their defeat by the Forerunners. , In his original form, the Didact's skin was grayish-pink in color and he had patches of bluish-white fur on the top of his head and shoulders, as was common with Warrior-Servants. The common threat prompted both Didacts to leave in their own ships and they rocketed into orbit while the Flood deployed millions of spore capsules in Nomdagro's atmosphere. Although he generally demonstrated a stoic and calm disposition, the Didact could also be quick to anger if provoked. However, the Didact considered the Spartans' actions inconsequential and decided that he would welcome them to "his world". They were approaching a planet recognized by the Didact as Uthera Midgeerrd, which was revealed to be infested by the Flood, while a Flood-controlled fleet was bearing on their ship. His respect for the humans was demonstrated when he met with his main opponent, Forthencho, the Lord of Admirals, in person after the humans' defeat, speaking to him as a fellow warrior and reassuring him about the future despite humanity's grim predicament. During the ensuing conversation, it was evident that the Ur-Didact was no longer the same individual who had imprinted Bornstellar. Humanity was to take control of the mantel of responsibility. The Didact, born Shadow-of-Sundered-Star, is a Forerunner Promethean who held an extremely high status in the Forerunner society as protector of the ecumene, head of the Warrior-Servant rate and supreme commander of the entire Forerunner military. This page was last edited on December 12, 2020, at 17:40. Shortly after his arrival, he was discovered by Spartan Black Team, all of whom he quickly and brutally slaughtered upon regaining consciousness. Join your human friends and sing sad songs, Manipular. The Librarian attempted in vain to stop him, but her ship was effortlessly shunted aside by a torsion field projected by Mantle's Approach.  Arriving in the Halo's Cartographer, one of the facilities employed as control stations for the ring, the IsoDidact found Chakas and many more humans who had been connected to the ring's control interface by Mendicant Bias in an attempt to steer the installation. 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