Clearing up some questions regarding Dannan and the Cherry Blossom Tree in this article!
Category: World Events
Articles revolving about what is happening in Berserk, trying to keep the bigger picture in mind.
How can the Godhand be resisted?
An essay about illusions, accountability and how the Godhand can be resisted and possibly defeated.
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.
Why the Demon Infant was reborn during the Birth Ceremony
This perhaps seems like a stretch at first. BUT! There is a solid basis for this. You will see it once you carefully look at what is being depicted and in what order the events unfold. This post complements another article I've written here: Demon Infant, Moonlight Boy and Griffith - how do they relate? … Continue reading Why the Demon Infant was reborn during the Birth Ceremony
Demon Infant, Moonlight Boy and Griffith: How do they relate?
In this post I'm going to dive deeper into the origins of the Demon Infant and how and why he changed into the Moonlight Boy - and we're going to find out why him assuming human form actually makes a lot of sense, and that Femto is actually possessing his body.
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.
The Final Battle: Bringing Griffith down out of necessity
Would Guts still pursue Griffith, being this far into healing as he is? Would Casca want to meet Griffith in order to bring the truth to the people of Midland? Will Casca then be the catalyst to make Guts bring Griffith down out of necessity - rather than revenge? Explore more of these ideas in this article!