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Bona Fide
Title Card
Engine(s) Halo 3
Genre Comedy, science fiction
Running time 5-10 min. (Average)
Created by Jordan Lawrie
Voices Jordan Lawrie, oo7nightfire
Production company Falling War Productions
Release(s) 2016 – Present
Format(s) YouTube
No. of episodes 50 (Planned, 3 seasons)
Bona Fide is a machinima series created by Jordan Lawrie, founder of the independent production company Falling War. The series follows archeologists David Redfield and Nico Hemingway as they carry out their assignment to inspect an ancient alien temple.



Seasons & Mini-SeriesEdit

Original SeriesEdit

Prior to being rebooted, Bona Fide ran for six episodes running from September 8, 2012 to July 20, 2013.

  1. In Good Faith - September 8, 2012
  2. New Introductions - December 15, 2012
  3. Mandatory - February 2, 2013
  4. Check Me Out - February 9, 2013
  5. Across the Sunset - May 25, 2013
  6. We Stay - July 20, 2013

Season OneEdit

In the first season, two archaeologists, David Redfield and Nico Hemingway, are assigned to search an ancient alien temple in the middle of the desert.

  1. In Good Faith
  2. New Introductions

Plot Edit

The Great War Ends (2553-2561) Edit

After the destruction that the war caused was realized, the Research and Construction Association was founded with funds provided by the United Nations Space Command. Two RCA archeologists, David Redfield and Nico Hemingway, receive a temple survey assignment located in the Sandtrap desert.

Arrival (2561) Edit

David and Nico arrive at Sandtrap.


  • The series' first episode was originally filmed in Halo: Combat Evolved with a completely different storyline.
  • The first "run" of the series began on September 8, 2012, with the original version of "In Good Faith" and ended with "We Stay", the sixth episode, on July 20, 2013. It is scheduled to reboot sometime in 2016.