Master Chief and the Arbiter awaken on Christmas morning, joined by Greg the tarantula, and exchange gifts, following a jarring glimpse of events to come.
A typical uneventful day for Master Chief and the Arbiter, a chronic arachnophobe, is turned upside down when a large tarantula finds its way into Jon's apartment.
The Arbiter and Master Chief answer another batch of fan-mail.
Master Chief and the Arbiter answer a handful of e-mails from fans.
It's Halloween, and after a late night of playing the Living Dead playlist, Arbiter tries to get some shuteye. However, Master Chief insists he get up early to play Infection custom games with him to celebrate the holiday.
Master Chief challenges the Arbiter to a competitive match in Halo: Reach, Chief teamed up alongside his team of "noobs", who all exploit anything they can to win.
Stopped by a console ban from Xbox Live, the aftermath of Master Chief's brief JTAG-ing romp on Modern Warfare 2 ensues as the Arbiter returns having finally found Halo: Reach.
Halo: Reach has finally hit store shelves, but Jon's copy has been lost during his move to a new apartment. While the Arbiter searches for it, Master Chief plays Modern Warfare 2 and encounters a JTAG-ing hacker.
The Arbiter attempts to play Demons' Souls on PS3 without Master Chief realizing and freaking out, as his allegiance lies absolutely with Microsoft and their products.
Master Chief grows bored with Halo 3 and decides to play the Reach beta to kill time until its September retail release, and is choked when the Arbiter tells him the beta is now unavailable.