THE TALE OF THE ANTI-HERO is a true tale. It is the tale of most humans. Imperfect beings who strive to do good and to express the care and justice in their heart, but who are bound to become stained with ingloriousness on the way, because, well—it’s a battlefield out here.
THROUGH IDEALIZED, OVERSIMPLIFIED AND REDUCTIVE NARRATIVES, it is easy to construct a false world for children that springs more out of what we wish were true today, than what they must be steeled to meet. But leave the idea of righteous resistance out of a person’s mental toolbox and you are preparing them to be a victim.
AS EZIO SAYS IN REVELATIONS WHEN RECRUITING NEW ASSASSINS, “Fight for more than just your life.” And throughout Assassin’s Creed this thread is woven: fighting for a cause, for others, and for integrity is of a higher nature than fighting for your own gain, or simply to survive.
THUS BEGINS a 10-PART SERIES examining the various titles, characters, and dynamics—literary and psycho-social—that make the popular game what it is. Dare to approach, finally, a chilling theory about the entire storyline that may explain more than even the game-makers intended us to know….
CREAKILY SHUFFLING ACROSS THE HOT SANDS OF THE BAHAMAS, Ozombie Bin Hidin’ eyes a gorgeous, plush, beach towel. He puts it on his C.I.A. tab, along with an icy Manhattan, and looks for some shade.
I LAUGHED ALOUD when I realized one thread actually being discussed on this world-wild Internet was “Does Donald Trump’s rise to power more resemble Hitler’s or Mussolini’s?” But here we are. Clearly, it’s Obama’s fault.
SPEAK THE M-WORD WITH PRIDE. It is not a curse, no matter who wields it as such. Let the world know. Be bold.
THE DAYS THAT WE LONGED FOR IN JANUARY have arrived, spilling all the gold promised at our feet. The wind is warm, the rain and mildew of Winter are gone, at night, the fan sings us lullabies.