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?

The short answer is, the Beast of Darkness is like a link to the Idea of Evil (assuming it's still canon), laying inside of Guts' subconsciousness. It is both part of him and part of the Idea of Evil. That also means Guts giving into it or not is still in his might and also … 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!