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Halcyon is founded as a private intelligence agency by six directors.


3 directors of Halcyon are assassinated by The Director's orders.


Prelude - April 16th

The Freelancer and Harvey are forced to go to an abandoned building in Tuscon, Arizona to meet with an unknown individual called "The Broker". In there they find Jade and Dmitry, two other criminals who were also blackmailed. Jade explains how The Broker has a job planned for them, and they'll have to work together to complete it. A monitor turns on and multiple texts appear, telling them that they'll loose everything if they walk away and that The Broker will contact them soon.

May 5th

The Director orders Jackdaw to assassinate the other two remaining directors of Halcyon, Matsuda and Levin.

The Setup - May 13th

The Freelancer, Harvey, Jade and Dmitry are preparing for the heist which The Broker is forcing them to do. The Freelancer infiltrates a security company to tag their security trucks with trackers and to find out more about one of their contracts.

Operation Ember Shroud - May 29th

Operatives Jackdaw, Rose and Wren are sent to a bank named "Banque Monolithe" in Monaco to recover evidence that proved that Halcyon used the bank to launder money. They eliminate Halcyon's contact, a man named Julien Moreau, succesfully recover the documents and set fire to the building to act as a cover-up. Shortly before extraction Wren completes their secret tertiary objective: the execution of Jackdaw. After the collapse of the building Jackdaw is assumed dead by Halcyon, however unbeknownst to them, he was secretly saved by Rose.

The Lockup - June 23rd

The Freelancer and their crew need equipment for their heist so they do The Armera a favor by recovering a seized weapons shipment from a local police station, so that they can buy equipment from her.

Take - July 1st

The Freelancer, Harvey, Jade and Dmitry find out that they are stealing a gold shipment worth 20 million dollars, so they decide to betray The Broker and steal the shipment for themselves.

The Score - July 3rd

The Freelancer and their crew ambush a gold transport on the highway. They successfully steal the gold and escape with in a helicopter.

Departure - July 4th

After their successful heist, the Freelancer, Harvey, Jade and Dmitry bring the gold to a warehouse. There, Harvey reveals that "The Broker" is not real and it was all planned by him and the Freelancer. The two of them shoot Jade and Dmitry after which Harvey attempts to kill the Freelancer. He misses and is shot instead, at gunpoint by the Freelancer. Depending on the choice of the player they either kill Harvey, or walk walk away and spare him.


Black Dawn - January 27th

Operatives Rose, Pathfinder and Updraft raid a lab in Phoenix, Arizona to steal files from a research project named "Project Onyx". They breach the lab under Wren's coordination and escape in a van after blowing up secondary assets. During their way back the van is shot with a Thumper by Jackdaw who then kills the two operatives, but leaves Rose alive. He steals the Project Onyx files and the wreck is later found by police. Rose is arrested.

The Freelancer (Mission) - January 28th

The Freelancer robs a bank somewhere in Arizona and receives a call by Wren after his escape. He offers the Freelancer a job to infiltrate a police station which they accept.

Sometime later the Freelancer infiltrates the police station. They manage to acquire the police evidence on Rose's arrest and connect the police servers with Halcyon's.

Halcyon (Cutscene) - January 28th

Wren and the Director discuss the reappearance of Jackdaw in Halcyon's headquarters. They come to the conclusion that he wanted to send a message and that he wants revenge. Wren also informs him that Rose was taken to Wargate and the Director orders an immediate rescue.

After the discussion, the Freelancer is called by Wren who offers them a permanent position at Halcyon, which they accept.

The Blacksite - February 19th

The Freelancer is sent to Wargate in Alaska to free Rose. They succeed and are extracted with a helicopter by Falcon.

Rose (Cutscene) - February 21st

After Rose's recovery, she has a discussion with the Director in Halcyon's headquarters. When he mentions that Jackdaw is still alive she claims it is impossible as she saw Wren shooting Jackdaw and dropping a burning building on him. After that Rose informs the Freelancer that she is their new mission coordinator.

Shadow War - May 1st

A Halcyon team in Montreal disappears pre-operation. It is later confirmed that the team leader defected to Phoenix.

The Auction - August 4th

Halcyon has been contracted by a client to steal back a gem case located in a bank in San Francisco, California. Unfortunately Halcyon uses the same bank for their money laundering operations, so the Freelancer is tasked with completing the contract without arousing any attention, but they successfully obtain the case.

Shadow War - December 24th

Halcyon teams in Ireland, France, and the UK disappear within minutes of eachother. 12 operatives are lost in a highly coordinated strike.


The Gala - March 16th

Rose's squad is up for a formal evaluation by Wren in a newly constructed killhouse. The Freelancer successfully completes the infiltration test.


Shadow War - February 23rd

Following a failed incursion on Halcyon's networks, they trace the connection back to a warehouse in New Jersey and send a team of operatives to attack it.

The Financier - March 2nd

Halcyon has been facing many coordinated attacks by Phoenix and they manage to find out one of Phoenix's financial backers, a man named Ryan Ross. The Freelancer is sent to New York to kidnap him and retrieve intel on past transactions.

Ashes - June 21st

Rose lures the Freelancer to a beach in San Diego, where Jackdaw holds them at gunpoint and tells them to relay to the Director that Phoenix is coming.


The Deposit - April 17th

The intel obtained from Ryan Ross revealed a Phoenix dead drop stored in a bank in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Freelancer is tasked with retrieving it.

Critical - April 20th

The Freelancer informs Rose about a critical mission. During the discussion she reveals that her real name is Rachael.

The Lakehouse - April 21th

Halcyon follows the lead obtained from the Phoenix dead drop and they send the Freelancer to a Phoenix safehouse in Michigan. They find an abandoned lab, but manage to recover the data from the lab servers. During the mission there is a Steel Cove convoy headed to attack the safehouse for unknown reasons.

May 16th

Rose was found out to be working with Phoenix and Halcyon sent Falcon to assassinate her near Erie. During her final moments she manages to call Jackdaw and tells him to save the Freelancer who is about to be executed at Crown Lake.

Dedication - May 16th

Wren takes the Freelancer to Crown Lake to bury a body. However this turns out to be ploy and Wren is actually there to assassinate the Freelancer as Halcyon thought they were working with Phoenix. Right as Wren is about to finish them off, he is shot by someone. The Freelancer is saved by Phoenix and defects to them.

The Withdrawal - July 17th

The Freelancer is tasked with robbing one of Halcyon's banks located in San Francisco, California. It is the same bank the Freelancer infiltrated in 2012.

Retribution - July 21st

The Freelancer wants to contact Rose after they defected, but Jackdaw informs them that she was a Phoenix informant all along and was killed by Halcyon.

The Cache - September 19th

Jackdaw sends the Freelancer to a bank in Cincinnati, which they had previously robbed with Halcyon. The Freelancer is tasked with connecting the bank's servers with Phoenix's to recover the millions stored on the account of Ryan Ross.


The Scientist - December 24th

The Freelancer is sent to extract a defecting Halcyon scientist named Rivera from a safehouse near London, Ontario.


Payoff - January 1st

Jackdaw meets the Freelancer in a remote shed informing them to stay low as not to get caught by Halcyon and that it will soon be over.

The SCRS - March 12th

The Freelancer is sent to Toronto by Jackdaw to infiltrate the Canadian intelligence service and retrieve plans for a bunker that Halcyon bought from the Canadian government.

Jackdaw (Cutscene) - April 13th

Jackdaw and the Freelancer are in the back of a truck, discussion the final strike on Halcyon and how Rose helped found Phoenix.

The Black Dusk - April 16th

Phoenix carries out a globally coordinated raid on Halcyon. The Freelancer is sent to attack one of their bunkers and dies in the process.

Epilogue - October 18th

Jackdaw kills the Director in his penthouse.

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The Killhouse

The Freelancer completes a training exercise in Halcyon's killhouse under the coordination of Rose.

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