This is irrelevant to what's happening in Berserk. Miura used the name Jötunn because it's cool, but there's no relation to the associated mythology. It's his usual modus operandi for names (Qliphoth, Enoch, etc.).
Looks like my editing got mixed up. In the next paragraph I wrote:You think Guts would help Falconia? Absolutely not.
Would that change the situation?But if Guts killed Griffith now I doubt humanity would cease it's war against the evil creatures.
I think you've missed the point about everything I've written. Dune is a story about the dangers of blindly following messiahs. That putting all your hope in one person fixing everything is misguided and dangerous. It will lead to genocide and oppression. Either you didn't read it or didn't understand it. Of course I mentioned Dune Messiah because Dune is really 3 books, the first 3. Without Dune Messiah the first book is incomplete.at comparison to Dune really misses the point, I have to say I'm impressed by how unfitting it is. Here are things I'm sure of: Griffith is absolutely setting up an oppressive regime. He absolutely has ulterior motives beyond that. The eradication of astral beings isn't merely for self-defense. He will not be fighting his kindred, but rather be working with them
Griffith's has always been to become a Messiah, lead humanity into a Golden Age as it's Emperor. This is happening and he's causing it to happen. I don't see some secret nefarious conspiracy involving the Godhand at this point. It may happen in the future but he hasn't committed any evil yet, besides his usual self serving power grabbing and eliminating threats. (Rickert) We loved this kind of thing in the Band of the Hawk era. We know what his sins are, selling his soul to Cenobite-like beings to be reborn and accomplish his dreams, raping and sacrificing his friends and companions in the process. He needs to get his ass kicked for this but I don't see tacking on extra sins or secret evil conspiracies to feed unicorns and elves to Zodd is necessary. If there's a secret plot by the Godhand to do something else evil, why didn't they all lead the apostles and evil creatures to enslave and slaughter humanity instead of all the subterfuge? The story is going to get a lot more complicated now that Griffith is Casca's son and straightforward revenge is no longer an option. And the editor's choices are interesting, why are they portraying one of Griffith's thugs as an anti-hero in their crappy spin off story? They're idiots but..
Anyway the point of all this is, I'm guessing the long awaited and cherished reunion of Casca and Guts is about to be crashed by Griffith aka Moonlight Boy which may ruin Gut's chance of getting some.
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