: I've been reading the original level notes
: (http://marathon.bungie.org/story/original_level_notes.html) and
: discovered that near the second pfhor level where Durandal tells you to
: find Bernard Strauss, there's a note that says "yeah, right. Durandal
: wants you to make sure Strauss is dead!" Wow. As far as I'm
: concerned, this isn't a subtle hint for fan speculation. That's a canon
: fact. One that's never revealed in game. Interestingly, it also says that
: Tycho gives you the alien energy converter (called 'alien interfacer'
: here) and Juggernauts were meant to inhabit the pfhor levels, with the
: Armgeddon beasts to make their one and only appearance on Try Again. Woah,
: I read that the Armageddon beasts were meant to be tough, but it's
: implicit from these notes that they were meant to outclass the mighty
Doesn't M2 definitively answer this, when Durandal complained that Strauss died before he could kill him?