The latest episode of the Halo TV show has aired and, well, Master Chief had sex.
Presumably it's all part of the "mission statement" to show more of the character's human side. Spoilers follow.
The latest episode, Allegiance, has the Chief hook up with Makee - a human kidnapped by the Covenant at a young age and deemed to be their chosen one.
Not that it's shown: the two humans are seen uncovering and touching scars, before waking up together later in bed, their intercourse merely implied.
Cue heavy grunts. Maybe.
What makes this weird is that Cortana watches the whole thing, the little voyeur.
Later, Dr. Halsey tells Makee how pleased she is to see them getting closer. Was Halsey watching too? And considering she brought up Master Chief from the age of six, was Master Chief just seen having sex by his mum?
And, as Decider points out, surely Master Chief was raised to be a ruthless killing machine while Makee has been living with aliens. Did we just witness them losing their virginity?
Fans aren't particularly happy with this latest story beat, though it could have implications for Reach. There's plenty of discussion about "Master Cheeks" on Reddit too.
Ok so I just watched this week’s Halo and I gotta say, it was a rough night for Xbox: both Bethesda fans and Master Chief got fucked in the same night.— Skill Up (Famous Gamer) (@SkillUpYT) May 12, 2022
cant believe paramount rewrote almost every aspect of the halo timeline for the show just so Chief could fuck the Arbiter and not have it be homosexual/interspecies relations— whereisdanielle (@danielledebs) May 12, 2022
Look, I don't care if this is a spoiler, the world must know:— Paul Tassi (@PaulTassi) May 12, 2022
In this week's Halo episode, Master Chief has sex with a human covenant spy prisoner while Cortana watches and it appears it triggers events that will lead to the Fall of Reach
Halo set a new viewership record for Paramount+ when it launched, but the show is currently still only available in the US.