Tag: Character Analysis

The Fiend Behind the Mirror – Why The Necromancer Was the Best Written Villain of Season 1

  As season 2 of Legacies begins I feel it’s pertinent and absolutely necessary to reflect upon season 1 first. After all, it has a ton of issues, one of the bigger ones being the monster of the week formula. Most of the monsters that appeared were one-dimensional, bland and do nothing but screech and …

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The Hurricane Inside the Stoic – Analysing Sten From Dragon Age Origins

  One of the most interesting things about the Dragon Age video game series is that the writers just love laying things out in the open from the start. It’s not just foreshadowing, it’s laying all of their cards on the table immediately because they know that they can make a royal flush. But because …

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The Cute Elf’s Dark Story – Analysing Merrill’s Psychology in Dragon Age II

  If you’ve read any of my other articles you may have noticed that I’ve got a thing for sweet, cuddly, adorable and adorkable girls. Merrill from Dragon Age II is therefore my bae. I adore her to bits. Not only because she is such a sweet and adorkable character, but also because her personality …

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From Sweet Child to Mass Murderer – Discussing Eren’s Character Arc as a Shonen Protagonist

  Disclaimer: this article describes parts of the manga that have yet to appear in the anime. If you don’t want to be spoiled, don’t read this article. Although really, considering how long the next arc has been out already I think you’re just being silly for not reading the manga. SO GO READ IT …

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The Ace as the Jack of Trades – Is Hermione Really the Brightest Witch of Her Age?

  Hermione Granger, our favourite little studious witch who always knows what to do in a situation. Intelligent, resourceful, caring, nurturing, sarcastic wit, powerful as fuck, easy on the eyes,… Grab your Pokéballs guys, because you won’t find one like this that easily. But… Maybe don’t use your Master Ball. After all, as powerful as …

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The Battle at Ostagar: Unwanted Failure or Deliberate Manipulation? – Discussing Loghain’s Motivations

  War is hell. It brings about the worst kind of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder imagineable. Many a knight has spent the night screaming for his beloved mama. So do I, for after all these years I’m still suffering immensely from the failed battle at Ostagar. Not because of the gruesome deaths, the fact that …

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A Doomed Relationship – Why Klaus Could Never Have Been a Good Father to Marcel

  I can say with confidence that the best new relationship The Originals introduced was the one between the controlling Klaus Mikaelson and his obstinate son Marcel Gerard. And one of the reasons for this is that it is in its very essence a tragic relationship. One that had so many positive emotions and kindness …

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The Life of a Hero! – Taking a Look at the Character Alec Ryder in Mass Effect Andromeda

  Mass Effect Andromeda starts on a pretty low point. Your twin brother or sister is in a coma, your father is a busy workaholic who never really spent time with you as a child and your first mission in Andromeda is a failure. Worse, Habitat 7 claims the life of your father, forcing you …

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The Rise of the Mad Queen – Discussing Cersei’s Character Arc in Game of Thrones

  I have made two articles criticising terrible character arcs in season 7 of Game of Thrones, but today is the day that you will hear me praise a character in this show. For I actually found a  well written character in this accursed season who actually knew a characterisation that was… interesting. This character …

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The Cripple Without Personality – Jaime’s Character Arc in Season 7 of Game of Thrones

  Season 7 of Game of Thrones can be summarised in one sentence: great cinematography, terrible plot. A lot of things can be criticised, like the unlocked fast travel points, Euron’s super navy, sending freaking SPEARMEN to take over a castle,… But the very worst character arc and plot points for me were that of …

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