Concerned by her state, Perse takes a private Seraph incorrectly spelled as "Serif" to the grid location listed on her chatter. This ambiguity inspired a meme of constructing holograms of terrified Sangheili fleeing Fifty Shades of Purple female fans. This has provoked responses from people such as Iakopa Orosz, of the Institute for Facilitating Interspecies Relations, to assert that Sangheili are people and that it's wrong to think of them as mere beasts. Many people, such as Katherine Dahl of the Kelorist Science Monitor , derided the novel as promoting bestiality. When her boss, Carmen Callahan, becomes injured, she sends Vi to conduct an interview with Perse in her stead.
Lila. Age: 27.
Questioned Sangheili have refused comment, though if Thel 'Vadam's apparent shudder is to be interpreted as a gesture of disgust, this speaks volumes of the Sangheili opinion of Fifty Shades of Purple.
Claudia. Age: 21.
Fifty Shades of Purple
It is notable for its depiction of not only interspecies romance, but romance across UNSC and former Covenant lines, in addition to heavy elements of BDSM bondage and discipline, domination and submission, and sadism and masochism. Concerned by her state, Perse takes a private Seraph incorrectly spelled as "Serif" to the grid location listed on her chatter. Perse's family reacts to the interspecies union with disgust, but Perse assures Vi that they'll eventually accept her as one of their own--if on the level of a pet.