Think the answer is simple as the soldiers creed or warrior ethos but remixed for the purpose of humanity or UEGROBERTO jh wrote:Well that was sorta the whole point with the original Spartan III program, to make "a hundred thousand Spartans defending humanity." It makes sense for Spartans to become more and more the norm. In Halo 5 we have the old legends, Spartan II's, fighting the new guys. I have a feeling this relationship and what it means to be a Spartan will be a key focus of the story.Dirty Rascal wrote:some what of Paradox seeing as most Modern Spec-ops teams are built on a foundation of skill specialization, this is nothing new. Example being Navy Seals NCDu inception was formed with engineers. Spartan Branch really does not seem that dissimilar to a modern day Commando contingent.Bleach McKola wrote:Glad to see not all Spartans are meat-headed ground pounders or glamorous SpecOps shock troopers. Ray was from Signals and Tanaka is a combat engineer. I kinda like the versatility.dajhier1 wrote:I'm guessing the first batch of Spartan IV's ( past Palmer's of course) this is all that was really required as they were just looking for fresh meat so to say and maybe later on the requirements to become a Spartan IV become more demanding once the number of recruits gets high enough.Dirty Rascal wrote:Not to Knock Tanaka but the entry level onto the S-IV candidates list seems Extremely low. Doing the job with forethought, diligence and a good word seems to be all it takes.
I have no Qualms about Tanaka. I don't know if its the writing but Becoming a spartan now real does not seem that special. One good word, a magic augment make over with no negative effect and shake... bake... Spartan. its beyond lackluster
I am a Spartan.
I am a Warrior and a member of a team.
I serve the people of the United Earth Government and live the UNSC Navy's Values.
I will always place the mission first.
I will never accept defeat.
I will never quit.
I will never leave a fallen comrade.
I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.
I always maintain my arms, my equipment and myself.
I am an expert and I am a professional.
I stand ready to deploy, engage, and destroy, the enemies of the UEG in close combat.
I am a guardian of freedom.
I am a Spartan.