|"I knew we shouldn't have let that kid join Bravo..." — Brad Michaels
This article predates the Great Reset, and is thus considered a Legacy article. It is not relevant to the current canon.
- “Let's go kick some — Rick during the start of the. butt.”
Rick Jones was born on July 8, 2485 on. He later volunteered for the at the age of 18.
Early missions as a SPARTAN-IEdit
Rick was made the leader of Epsilon Squad, a team consisting of Spartan-I Marines, and was assigned to Operation: BLUE SKULL, a mission to neutraliseforces on . Due to the success of the mission and the capture of a wanted Insurrectionist leader, they were accepted into the and were given a named the UNSC Blizzard, under the command of Captain Raymond. It was used by Epsilon Squad in in .
Fall of ReachEdit
Due to the ship's damage and the Slipspace Drive failing, Raymond ordered a last Slipspace jump towards. However, they reached an area very far from Reach. The ship's said that it would take years to get to Reach and suggested everyone to go into Cryo-Sleep. They went into Cryo-Sleep for 22 years, hoping they would get picked up by a UNSC ship.
In, the ship entered Reach's orbit. The ship's AI tried to wake up the crew, but was successful in waking up only Rick and two other members of Epsilon Squad. The three quickly reached the hangar bay and just as they did, the ship crashed into the ground. They took a and went to a nearby UNSC base. At the base, they discovered that Reach had been attacked by the Covenant. The scientists at the base told them that the only way to survive was by boarding the . They used a nearby abandoned and boarded the Pillar of Autumn just as the ship was lifted in the air.
Battle of Installation 04Edit
On September 19, 2552, the Pillar of Autumn exited slipspace near the Task Force Bravo to rescue a group of Marines from a Covenant POW camp. While fighting the Covenant, Rick was hit by a shot. He then escaped the ring with Bravo aboard a ., . Rick and his team fought alongside during the battle for the ring. Sadly, the two remaining members of Epsilon Squad were killed by the . He was assigned to
Rick fought bravely but was injured, which led to him being awarded theon when he arrived at Earth. He was very happy, but there was a tinge of sadness as his friends were not alive to see him get the award.
Battle of New MombasaEdit
Battle of the Rhine-RuhrEdit
- Main Article: Battle of the Rhine-Ruhr
Battle of Installation 00Edit
Mission to Himmelen VEdit
- Main Article: Mission to Himmelen V
After the Battle of Installation 00 and the Himmelen V, to capture and bring back the Insurrectionist leader Jensen. After the drop, they were ambushed by Innies driving . The group soon killed them, and used the Warthogs to reach the Insurrectionist base., Bravo was sent on an off-the-books mission to the planet
However, when they reached the base, Jensen, who had already been notified of their presence, tried to escape on a freighter. Bravo managed to take down the freighter, and found Jensen, who had just been wounded by a sniper bullet to his leg by Jameson Locke. But Damian Bristow showed no mercy and cut off his other leg. They also captured another Innie, and in the end, the mission was considered a success.
Battle of AscoriaEdit
- Main Article: Battle of Ascoria
After the mission to Himmelen V, the UNSC was transporting a Casket to a laboratory on the planet of , when the Legion of Malurok, a Covenant remnant group still believing the prophecies of the now-destroyed Covenant Empire, attacked the UNSC ships and acquired the Casket. Roughly 18 hours later, the UNSC detected a signal on the yet-to-be-colonised planet of Ascoria, and sent Task Forces Bravo, Charlie, Golf and India to check if the signal originated from the Casket.
After the drop, Bravo lost contact with the other Task Forces. After traversing through the jungles, they met up with India. Soon, they were ambushed by Driscol, Brace and Stuart staying in the jungle with a modified while Jones and the rest of the team used to reach and destroy a . However, after destroying the Spire and jumping into a lake, they were ambushed by Innies, who were working with the Legion's forces. One of the Innies then revealed himself to be the real Jensen, claiming that the man Bravo had captured on Himmelen V was just a decoy., who injured Bristow. The group then split up, with Bristow,
The Innies then proceeded to transport the team to a different place in Warthog APCs, when Bristow and his group attacked the APCs with the Scorpion not knowing Bravo was inside. However, Brace understood the situation and fired at the APC's end, killing the driver and helping Bravo get out. They started firing at the Innies when Charlie and Golf reached their position and aided them. Driscol, Bristow and Brace stayed back with the Scorpion, to be picked up by a Pelican while the rest of Bravo chased Jensen through the forests.
Raid on ObanEdit
- Main Article: Raid on Oban
Battle of AlgolisEdit
- Main Article: Assault on Algolis
The Silence CampaignEdit
- Main Article: Silence Campaign
Personality and equipmentEdit
Rick Jones was born on July 8, 2485 on Earth. He wears bulkierand carries a combat knife. He uses a silenced , an and an . He also uses a .