04 September 2011

MANic Monday

MANic Monday is a reason for me to post pics of dudes. They're not always real dudes, either, but I think we bibliophiles (and game...um...philes) can understand the allure regardless. If not, then I just have issues.

This week, I wanted to feature one of my all-time favorite video game heroes. And believe me, I have a lot of them. We're going to spend weeks in the A's alone.

Allow me to introduce you to Altair of Assassin's Creed fame.

I am sexy. Oh yes I am.

Upon playing the first game, I FELL IN LOVE with Altair, thus resulting in immediate play-throughs. Five of them, to be exact. In a row. *It helps not to have a social life.* It wasn't just the innovative game play or the graphics either, although they both are phenomenal. Altair kept drawing me back over and over again. What I loved was his constant searching for the truth behind the Assassin's Order, behind the mystery of the Piece of Eden, and his grasping for meaning behind the truths he found. To me, Altair was one of the most real and unique protagonists of anything, video game, book, or whatever. Assassin's Creed still remains one of my top all-time favorite video games because of him.

And I SOOOOOOOOOOO cannot wait for him to come back in Assassin's Creed Revelations!

8 comments:

Lisa Fox said...

An excellent MANic Monday choice! There are few things sexier than a tormented assassin seeking the truth.

lexcade said...

Thank you, thank you. It's true. Altair is full of yum ;)

Just wait, you'll see.

E. Arroyo said...

Have you watched the trailer? It is awesome!

lexcade said...

I am ALL OVER THAT. OMG. November cannot come fast enough for me. It gave me CHILLS.

agirlintheworld said...

Promise me you'll feature Alan Paul. Please-please-please???

agirlintheworld said...

Wow, what a typo... I meant AARON Paul. I googled Alan Paul and I must say... ew. O_o

lexcade said...

LOL I was kind of confused there... But for you, JUST for you ;), I'll feature Mr. Pinkman.

agirlintheworld said...

*FLAIL* YAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYY!!!!

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