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

Hidden Metaphors and Function of the Berserker Armor

Berserker Armor has been around for quite a while. Us as readers are used to seeing it, but how much do we know what rules and visual metaphors surround it? In this article I will explore in-depth the underlying mechanics and visuals of the berserker armor, how deeply it is connected to Guts' character development - and granted, you will learn things about it you've never noticed or read anywhere so far.