Luca: Good People aren’t always Good Parents

You know what's really fascinating? The different roles Luca & Casca play in Nina's life. Luca is determined and always seems to know what is there to do, while Casca has no will on her own. Nina makes an important realization dealing with our regressed former commander of the Band of the Hawk.

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.

How similar are Farnese and Golden Age Casca?

Short answer is: a lot. Their goals and motivations are so alike Miura even reused almost the same dialog in some spots. Casca and Farnese both struggle(d) to get closer to their idols, Griffith and Guts, respectively, but there are still a few small, but important differences.

How did Farnese’s life take a 180° turn?

Farnese's character was shook and burnt down a couple of times before she eventually ended up joining Guts on his travels. She mostly invoked the change on her own during rebirth scene, but through Guts' subtle guidance after she joined him she found purpose and meaning. How this happened you can read in this article!

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?

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.