cryonics

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the freezing of a seriously ill or recently deceased person to stop tissues from decomposing

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It's been five years since we last saw Master Chief, the super soldier protagonist of the Halo franchise, when he entered cryo-sleep at the end of "Halo 3" in 2008.
With a brand-new trilogy underway and Chief's return to active duty after lying in cryo-sleep for nearly five years, adrift in the deep reaches of space, there's probably no better opportunity to really show what this universe and these characters are made of.
Just as long as they've got a better ending than the US version of Life On Mars (Sam Tyler's an astronaut dreaming it all while in deep space cryo-sleep en route to - you guessed it
When Sam awakens from his cryo-sleep, he finds this world is not the world he remembers.
You have fled a war-torn Earth in the 22nd Century in a huge space ship only to be woken from your cryo-sleep when an asteroid plunges into the side of your ship.