Halo Chronicles is an upcoming Halo 3 Machinima series being created by Darthvezon681 Productions and Dark Hero films. The story takes place a few years before the events of Halo: Combat Evolved, And 14 years after Halo wars. Halo Chronicles tells the story of an elite division of Spartan II troops in which they are sent to the newly discovered planet of Thermopayle where they find a number of artefacts and structures created by the ancient Forerunner race. However, the UNSC aren't the only ones arriving at the planet, the Covenant invade the planet and lay siege to the UNSC's outposts and bases across the Forerunner world hoping to uncover the secrets that lie within the structures. It is unknown when this machinima will be released, possibly in the near future.