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The Covenant is a theocratic alliance made up of multiple alien species all united behind a single goal: the fulfillment of the Great Journey. The Templin Institute. Investigating alternate worlds. New episodes every week. Other Divisions & Branches: 🔹 Patreon | 🔹 The Templin Commissary | 🔹 Twitch | 🔹 The Templin Archives | Communications & Media: 🔹 Website | 🔹 Discord | 🔹 Facebook | 🔹 Twitter | 🔹 Instagram | Narration by Larissa Thompson 🔸 🔸 Background music "Lux" by Tenacious Orchestra. Used under licence from Ending music "Battle Forever" used under license from


Brandon Dinh : Wort wort wort

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

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.

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!

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

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.

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.

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!"

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

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.

Rapa Nuii : *Remember Reach!* Never Forget!

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

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.

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.

VcT Shadow : The true leader was YapYap the DESTROYER

beta wave : Wort Wort Wort.

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 !

Matthew406 : Elites who attacked a barracks saw the humans unprepared so instead of killing them easily the Elites waited for the humans to grab their weapons so they could die as warriors. Just goes to show how honorable some Elites were during the human purge

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

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...

Green Top : I have to say, humanities fight for survival in the Halo series is one of the more inspiring that I’ve found in video games...

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)

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

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!

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


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

David-James Ferguson : *Loud orchestra music*

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."

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

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

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

Upmost animal 82 : Fire up the glassing beams!

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

Thel 'Vadam : The swords of sanghelios please.

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.

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)

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

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

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.

Silenced Games : I love you guys!

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.

DrakeMarvell : Just remember.....#HumanityFirst

Alexander Ward : Please do *The Guild Of Calamitous Intent* from The Venture Brothers

NINTENDOSH : ruled by human giraffe hybrids. possibly the only hybrid worse than a Toyota Prius.

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

Matthaeus Radium : Halo lore fits perfectly with stellaris, too bad console dosent have mods . So I'm gonna have to make due and make the races myself... only issue I have is I dont know if I want my gameplay to be at the start of the human and covenant war or in the middle with the covenant civil war . I also did a gameplay galaxy about the t.v show the expense, which was fun but the United Nations that I played was so weak that I literally quite ...

That Guy Again : Still the coolest and badass aliens to this day