Master Chief and the Arbiter both find themselves in the clutches of the Flood Gravemind. The Gravemind tries to pursuade the Arbiter the ring is a weapon, but he will not here it. He sends the Arbiter and Chief to different parts of the Halo to find the Index. The chief is teleported to High Charity, the Covenant holy city, to look for the Index.

Halo 2: Gravemind