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The Templin Institute : Attention Institute Staff! Did you know we have a Discord? Want to yell at Larissa and Marc in person?! Go here:

Spacedock : "You ever serve on a space-time ship all out in space? I was on one for years, but can't ever remember the name. I mean, how come we got such complicating ship-time names. Every time you make intel in a battle, the ship's probably blowed up by the time you finish, like "Sir, they're firing missiles pew pew pew at the CSS Pinnacle of Shadowy Gumption and—oh, yup too late! It's explodeded! Don't worry, here comes the Unyielding Double—pew never mind!" Gotta give ships littler names like Murder, Flip, or Bob! That's way safer!" - The Wisest Grunt Ever.

Lonewolfxx7 : Favorite thing about this video is the fact they use all the covenant names and not "Grunt, elite or brute"

Arturo Reyes Cortez : The Covenant is basically what would happen if you mix Scientology, radical Islam, Medieval Catholicism, American Evangelism, advanced alien technology that they barely understand, and a lot of racism. Humans may have less advanced technology to fight back, but they made their own technology and have a military that doesn't require blind faith to continue fighting.

Alexandre Arrivé : *Time was your ally human, but now it has abandoned you. The Forerunners have returned.* What a game! Halo is amongst the greatest gaming franchise ever in my heart, the image of the Pelicans dropping through the atmosphere, with the music, oh man. Yet another great episode, continuez ainsi, Institut Templin !

Gerardo Reyes : The covenant is so interesting and cool. Templin institute you guys are amazing. Keep doing this awesome content.

Centurian128 : "When we joined the Covenant, we took an Oath!" "According to our station! All without exception!" "On the blood of our fathers... on the blood of our sons, we swore to uphold the Covenant!" "Even to our dying breath!" "Those who would break this oath are Heretics... Worthy of neither pity, nor mercy! Even now, They use our Lord's creations to broadcast their lies!" "We shall grind them into dust!" "And continue our march to glorious salvation!"

Moon Seal : Sangheili Major: "Brute ships. Staggered line! Shipmaster, they outnumber us, three-to-one!" Shipmaster Rtas 'Vadum: "Then it is an even fight."

Brandon Dinh : Wort wort wort

Avalanche : Humanity fought longer and harder than any species the Covenant had ever encountered. It was both the largest and most technologically advanced non-Covenant species they had met, and after 27 years of endless war they still held on to their homeworld. No wonder the Elites got pissed with the Prophets. They respect honour and strength, so after 27 years of genocide against a species that had long ago ticked all the boxes for Covenant citizenship they were really having a hard time justifying more losses. Throw in some civil war action and the breaking of the entire Covenant religion and... BAM. No more Covenant. Great video!

Silenced Games : Can you do a video on the forerunners?

Jimmy Seaver : Nice touch with having the _Infinity_ accentuate your point on how Mankind was poised to dominate the Galaxy.

Silenced Games : Video starts at 0:00 you’re welcome

Pyroskies : Considering how the Covenant referred to humanity as being a hellish race with ODSTs being considered imps and Spartans viewed as demons, I do wonder if any marines, ODST, or even Spartans took to play on the Covenant fears and made there armor look more demonic? Would make for a great story in Halo.

LtCWest : UNSC Infinity plowing through a Covenant cruiser will never get old. ^^ Its actually kind of ironic, if the Covenant hadnt attacked humanity, we would have ripped ourselves appart in petty civil wars and conflicts. All the prophets had to to was to wait, maybe 10 years after the date of first contact, the Insuraction would have gained enough tracktion to openly oppose the UNSC. But the Prophets became greedy and paid the price for it...

SomeDudeOnaCouch : "But these are my elites, their lives matter to me yours does not." "That makes two of us." "Mmhh.." The original trilogy has so many quotable moments it's insane. Bungies writing was top tier back in the day.

Edgy Dad : "Were not gonna allow those alien bastards to take this giant metal hoola hoop!"

isaac navarro : I love the intensity of this narrator's voice. It makes the video engaging and feel as if she is reporting on actual events instead of lore.

Rapa Nuii : *Remember Reach!* Never Forget!

Josh Powell-Morris : “When you first saw Halo, were you blinded by its majesty?” “Blinded?” “Paralysed? Dumbstruck?”

Erndem Sterff Prederctions : I AM TRUUUTH. THE VOICE OF THE COVENANT.

beta wave : Wort Wort Wort.

Gaming Dude : I sometimes wonder how the UNSC would have fared if the Covenant had been fighting a conventional war against humanity (merely trying to incorporate them into the Covenant, not commit genocide)

Fulgrim2 : Any hope for a video on S.H.I.E.L.D. at some point?

Arcane_Rogue : Video on the C.O.G from Gears of War?

A05 ODST : "All who walk the blessed path will find salvation, even in death. Out of darkness, these blades will light our way. Glory and honor guide our ascension. On the blood of our fathers, on the blood of our sons. The true devotee honors our name with actions, not words. Victory is secured not from the throne, but from the frontlines. With this sacrament of blood we journey into the divine beyond."

Covenant Canon : By the Prophets, this is by far your guy’s best video to date! As a Covenant nerd, you guys were on point with every detail! Utter perfection! Keep up the good work Templin. Covenant Canon supports your channel!

NPC #1617 : *Foaming at the mouth and shaking uncontrollably* SOOOOOOOOOOOO! MUUUUUUUUUUUUCCH! HERESY!

David-James Ferguson : *Loud orchestra music*

Clems First : Could you do SCP next pls ?(Secure Contain Protect) Amazing job with the video as always. This video seems to be way better than all the others.The voice acting was practicly perfect.

Martin Conway : No mention of the Banished? Impossible! The Archives must be Incomplete!

Dark_ShadowYT -Handygames und mehr- : The true leader was YapYap the DESTROYER

Jack Dugan : if they came to hear me beg, they will be disappointed.

Brickcraft productions : "I REGRET EVERYTHING" -Covenant Grunt Faction Suggestions Interstellar Manufacturing Corporation (Titanfall) United Citizens Federation (Starship Troopers) Tau Empire (Warhammer 40k) Eldar Craftworld Ulthwe (Warhammer 40k) Fel Empire (Star Wars Legends) Terran Republic (Planetside) New Conglomerate (Planetside) Vanu Sovereignty (Planetside) Cerberus (Mass Effect) Rebel Alliance (Star Wars Legends) Sith Empire (Star Wars the Old Republic) United Empire of Earth (Star Citizen) Character Dossiers The Emperor of Mankind (Warhammer 40k) Sargent Johnson (Halo) Cortana (Halo) Ivar Messer (Star Ctitzen) Kyle Katarn (Star Wars Legends) Darth Revan (Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic)

Jailbot Mark 1 : Reminder that glassing is mainly a psychological weapon and it would take even the covenant a ridiculous amount of time to completely glass a planet, but ONI concealed this and even sabotaged planetary evacuations to uphold the boogeyman that was glassing

RubikPanda : Been looking forward to a video on the Covenant! Any chance of a video on the Earth Kingdom from Avatar: The Last Airbender?

DrakeMarvell : Just remember.....#HumanityFirst

Homem Desconhecido : I am waiting for this since the UNSC video and I am here since the UNSC video

Thomas Veerman : Oh man, this is a big one EDIT: after watching, one of my favourite videos from you. Would love to see one on the forerunners or even one of the smaller factions like the Insurrectionists, ONI or the Abiding Truth.

Rinsablesnowy : Goddamn I can’t believe it’s been so long since I played halo

My Hentai Girl : Hurray Even though i never even touch a Halo games, still interested in video game lore

mauwalker : I’d like to see you all do the Church of Unitology, the EarthGov, and the Sovereign Colonies/Sovereign Colonies Armed Forces from the “Dead Space” franchise.

Mechanic 93 : Still the coolest and badass aliens to this day

Thel 'Vadam : The swords of sanghelios please.

Ash Kenobi : They destroyed that shipment, we needed the fruit!

doom7ish : Violent Religious Genocidal Aliens...alright who took these guys out of Warhammer 40k? Edit: before you ask, I've played Halo (1-3 played a bit of 4 but skip both 4-5.)

SinDawg030 : “Who would doubt the Prophets? What have we foretold that has not yet come to pass?”

Upmost animal 82 : Fire up the glassing beams!

Centurian128 : Wow, in 17 minutes of watching this it went from 27 likes to 242. I'd say you've gained quite the following.

Tory Allen : To think Bungie had one masterminded this story. Now they make stories about how to buy loot boxes.