Didact/Librarian what? (Spoilers)

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3 years ago#1
After watching all terminals and reading the wikis I'm still slightly confused

Didact was the one who fired the Halos right after defeating Mendicant Bias. But then he was imprisoned by the Librarian who should have died after the activation of the halos.

So how did he get imprisoned? And why did he fired the halo when he was against it in the first place?
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3 years ago#2
Because there were two Didact's
Assumed that;
Bornstellar-Didact fired the rings
Ur-Didact was the one in Halo 4
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3 years ago#3
Tenjou_Musou posted...
After watching all terminals and reading the wikis I'm still slightly confused

Didact was the one who fired the Halos right after defeating Mendicant Bias. But then he was imprisoned by the Librarian who should have died after the activation of the halos.

So how did he get imprisoned? And why did he fired the halo when he was against it in the first place?


If you pay attention to Spartan Ops, they hint at the Librarian being alive still.
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3 years ago#4
Yeah, the original Didact and his clone. Original (or Ur-) was previously executed in the books, but H4 has retconned it and had him imprisoned on Requiem instead.

Bornstellar, his clone, took his place in Forerunner society and was much less extreme, especially with regards to Humanity. He was the one who activated the Halo Array.
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3 years ago#5
I'm pretty sure bornstellar was the halo 4 villain? The original didact was executed, after having assisted in providing bornstellars second form...
3 years ago#6
Ok sooooo Bornstellar Didact who fired the Halo rings is now dead after firing them right?

Ur-Didact who was meant to be executed but was brought back alive to fill in the plot is the one Master Chief finds on Requiem?

So in the Halo 4 terminals the Didact that was shot at and imprisoned by the Librarian was the Ur-Didact?
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3 years ago#7
Now I'm confused... and I read the book!

I loved the campaign for the settings... but the story really isn't made very clear
3 years ago#8
SRR Capdown posted...
Yeah, the original Didact and his clone. Original (or Ur-) was previously executed in the books, but H4 has retconned it and had him imprisoned on Requiem instead.

Bornstellar, his clone, took his place in Forerunner society and was much less extreme, especially with regards to Humanity. He was the one who activated the Halo Array.


Okay, I was unaware of the retcon and I assumed it was Bornstellar the whole time, and The Librarian remotely activated via The Ark after she imprisoned him. My retcon makes much more sense, Where the hell is Bornstellar at when all the composing of humans is going on?
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3 years ago#9
Ok I dont know what has been retconned or what but I just watched the Halo 4 terminals again which leaves more questions!

In the terminal after the Librarian shoots Didact (the one with 6 fingers) she begins her monologue which specifically says "In the days to come, the Halo rings will fire"

??????

On wiki and this forum the general belief was that the Didact fired the Halo but he was already imprisoned by then, so who fired the bloody thing?!

Two Didacts running around during the end of the Forerunners?

This is too confusing
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3 years ago#10
We were just talking about this in another topic...

I believe that the Halo 4 Didact is Bornstellar. Here is the topic I made awhile ago about it:

http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/632877-halo-4/64566976

That, plus, Silentium is going to have the Ur-Didact as a main character, with no information whatsoever about Bornstellar. Which leads me to believe the Librarian betraying Bornstellar took place between Primordium and Silentium; and then the Ur-Didact comes back in SIlentium, and is the one to ultimately fire the Halo arrays.
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