Rebirth is a recurrent theme in the hero’s mythological journey – the way they used to be isn’t what we need now. Not anymore. To survive, to conquer the darkness on the horizon, our seminal protagonist must be transformed.
And should they fail to embrace that change – should they fail to shed their former selves – they’re doomed to failure. Their journey ends.
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Wolf-man seeks other.
Likes: blood, Gothic architecture, insidious acts of violence, serrated edges and My Little Pony.
Dislikes: Bloodborne players, tiny music boxes, cats, baths, thunderstorms and the postman.
Name: Father Gascoigne.
Temperament: demise incarnate.
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