Actually there is more than enough canon material available to irrefutably state that the Spartan-IIs (at the very least) understand platonic love completely. So it's not rare at all. Now if you meant romantic love, we also know that such feelings can and did crop up between S-IIs as well; as evidenced by Black Team in 'Halo: Bloodlines'. However since the topic hasn't been addressed since, the "rarity" of this is completely unknown. Also since when did anyone say that John and Kelly being in love had to totally overshadow their abilities as soldiers and their dedication to protecting other people? Never.Because it's rare for spartan 2s to experience platonic love.If Randall didn't end up on sedra he wouldn't have got married or had a daughter and Maria retired to start a family,yet we haven't heard anything about her since then.spartan 2s first priority is humanities safety and survivalSo are you going to support that statement with any kind of logical or canon-based reasoning, or...?Goteki459114 wrote:for people who dont want to read the paragraph-john and kelly shouldnt be together.U guys are gonna believe what u want to believe,Halo already had that "love" thing with cortana and chief,you don't need that for chief and kelly and idk why people are pushing it like thisHow does what Naomi chooses to do for herself have anything to do with John and Kelly? Also no one here said anything to the effect of John and Kelly only caring about each other - just that the fact that they do obviously care about each other very much has room for potential good character development. Also again, as I've already said, no one is asking for any kind of major romantic subplot that will adversely effect the games or any other media either. Plus there isn't one piece of Halo media that says John and Kelly think of each other as "siblings" in the literal sense. So pretty much everything you put here is moot.Because most spartan 2s aren't like that,naomi could have left the unsc at the end of mortal Dictata and she didn't,chief and kelly are professional soldiers who care about humanity the mission and there fellow spartans, not just each other.U don't need romance in a halo game,especially romance between 2 people who are like brother and sister,this isn't game of thronesMostGive me some specific quotes themThat does have lore in it if you read it. It points out hings that happen during the books that makes it seem like they are togetherI mean reasons from actual lore, because there isntDid you even read my reasons? here in case you missed them: http://117--087.tumblr.com/aboutHow is it more then a sister brother relationship? What evidence suggests that?Well people don't go dating randoms that they haven't known since they were 6. And there is nothing that makes Kelly a sister to him. What I'm trying to say is that it is more than a sister brother relationship. And another point is that the girl he knew may not have even lived through New Mombasa, and you don't date dead peopleWhy does it matter if he knew her well ? But apparently it's ok to get with kelly who is like a sister to himHe doesn't even know her very well anymore. And she may have dies during the rest of the war.If u have ever read halo evolutions,you would read where chief runs into a girl he grew up with on his home planet before he was taken and he saved her from drowning and promised to marry her one day.If chief ended up with anyone it should be her and not kelly.
And this is why: http://117--087.tumblr.com/about
Here's my full-length series of essays summarizing and analyzing nearly every single significant moment between these two characters we've been shown in canon prior to 'Halo 5', complete with book quotes and chapter references:
We know full well that Spartan-IIs are perfectly capable of pursuing romance and living happy lives outside of the UNSC if given the opportunity. So there really is no reason that John and Kelly's entirely healthy dynamic couldn't be expanded upon in the future in subtle and interesting ways - an unlikely endgame perhaps, but still worth thinking about and discussing.
Because I still fail to see how it is implausible - let alone unreasonable - for two people who know each other better than anyone else, who can trust each other without fail, and who have enjoyed being around each other their whole lives to enter into a formal relationship should circumstances allow.
Somehow I doubt that you actually did. But either way, if you or anyone else wants to see John and Kelly's bond as being entirely platonic that's fine. The fact remains though that the foundation for a potential romance between the two is definitely supported by Halo canon and it wouldn't be at all a hindrance to the story if such a development was implemented in the right ways.Quote:I read a few but still I don't see that as them having mutual attraction.