- January 2532: Operation: HYPODERMIC begins as an effort to get her more intelligence on the Covenant and their base of operations.
- January 2532: the UNSC Honeycomb is drafted into the Office of Naval Intelligence as part of Operation: HYPODERMIC.
- 2532: Endymion is glassed by the Covenant and Maverick Masca escapes the planet's destruction and joins the Air Force.
- 2532: Ivan Markov and his daughter take shelter during the glassing of Endymion, and the two of them will remain in the bunker for the next four years.
- 2532: the Covenant glass Magnus and deal a critical blow to UNSC recruitment efforts and overall morale.