Deeper Insights: What is the Beast of Darkness?

A more concise and accurate picture of what the Beast of Darkness really is.

Manifestations of Thought: Power to the Mind

It may not be obvious at first, but thoughts affect the physical realm greatly. So what exactly is the manifestation of thought, what does it do and where in Berserk do we see it happen? Thoughts & Feelings on Death In Berserk, the thought people die with is important. They may die with regret, hate … Continue reading Manifestations of Thought: Power to the Mind

Fate & Causality: Why was the Lost Chapter removed?

If we take a look at how causality and fate are defined, the Idea of Evil as described in the Lost Chapter raises a lot of questions. With this article i'm going to dig into the reasons why the Lost Chapter was removed and depict an alternative model that I believe Miura has chosen in its place.

What is the Beast of Darkness?

Note: In the meantime I've written a newer article that more concisely describes what the Beast of Darkness is, more independent from concepts such as Idea of Evil or the Godhand, and closer to actual world building presented to us. However, this article still holds up well in the face of new insights. The short … Continue reading What is the Beast of Darkness?

Similarities between The Moonlight Boy and The Beast of Darkness

At some point in the story Farnese believed Guts to be the Hawk of Darkness. Sadly it never has been brought up much after this but it always had me thinking whenever I was reminded of it. Just what does Farnese knew and why the hell did she never bring it up??? Hot take: What … Continue reading Similarities between The Moonlight Boy and The Beast of Darkness

An Alternative Theory to Skull Knight’s and Void’s origins

There are a couple of theories floating around trying to reconstruct the events surrounding King Gaiseric/Skull Knight and his ancient rivalry with Void. Here is how I think it may have happened.

Who is Skull Knight and what is he planning?

To answer this question we must take a look at his origins and later examine his actions and function in the story. We will see that Skull Knight is strongly connected to those contesting fate giving us an insight how destiny and causality works in the world of Berserk. Early in the manga it is … Continue reading Who is Skull Knight and what is he planning?