First Battle of New JerusalemEdit
- Main Article: First Battle of New Jerusalem
In April Tzab Shveh on to investigate activity. When they arrived, a fleet came out of slipspace over the planet and deployed troops to the city. Taylor and Ray Sullivan were the only members of the squad who survived the opening stages of the battle, and were subsequently forced to retreat to a hotel near the centre of the city. There, they held off multiple waves of and until Task Force Bravo arrived and rescued them., Taylor and his squad were sent to the city of
Taylor and Sullivan continued to fight alongside Bravo until New Jerusalem was evacuated in a stolen Covenant ship, the Requisition of Prosperity, and all UNSC forces returned to .
Skirmish for the RequisitonEdit
- Main Article: Skirmish for the Requisition
After arriving at Reach, Taylor, Sullivan, and Task Force Bravo were sent to retrieve the Silent Blade, they were attacked by a small Covenant fleet. While approaching a , the Silent Blade was cut in half by plasma weaponry. Taylor was on the front half of the prowler, which crashed into the supercruiser and was completely obliterated.artefacts stored on the Requisition of Prosperity, which had come out of slipspace in interstellar space after its reactor failed. However, when they reached the ship's position aboard the prowler