Assassins Creed: The Official Movie Novelization by Christie GoldenThe official movie novelization of the Assassins Creed motion picture starring Michael Fassbender.
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We work in the dark to serve the light. We are assassins.
Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day.
The untold truth of the real Assassin's Creed
Internet Entertainment. DIY Linux. I watched the short video five or six times in a row. This was an impressive feat; I had truly awful Internet back then. YouTube had been around for a little over a year. For the first time it was easy to see all the footage coming out of the biggest conference in gaming. I watched the video again for this article.
Before you play the game, it is worth reviewing the history of Ancient Egypt, the period in which the game is set. Origins is set during an explosive moment in history, with plenty of drama in the wars to come. Ancient Egypt is a fascinating — and bloody — stage for a video game. We might remember Cleopatra best for her tragic romances in Shakespeare plays, but she was more than a lovesick beauty. She was a savvy politician that made great opportunities for herself in a difficult era.
It depicts a centuries-old struggle, now and then, between the Assassins , who fight for peace with free will, and the Templars , who desire peace through control. The series features historical fiction , science fiction and characters , intertwined with real-world historical events and figures. For the majority of time players would control an Assassin in the past history, while they also play as Desmond Miles or an Assassin Initiate in the present day, who hunt down their Templar targets. The video game series took inspiration from the novel Alamut by the Slovenian writer Vladimir Bartol ,  while building upon concepts from the Prince of Persia series. The most recent released game is 's Assassin's Creed Odyssey.
Assassin's Creed is based on a long-running video game series, that — like the movie — follows the exploits of Templars and Assassins through time as they fight over weird alien science MacGuffins. Aside from the alien stuff, the games attempt to stick rather closely to real history, telling the story of the world, with some quick inserts of the Assassin and Templar's feud. But how much of that is true? There really were assassins and Templars, weren't there? Don't tell us The Last Crusade lied to us!
The featurette for the upcoming Assassin's Creed, a film adaptation of the popular videogames, delves into the mythology of Assassins and the Knights Templar, but does it have any basis in historical fact? Due for release in December, Assassin's Creed stars Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch, a prisoner forced by scientist Sophia Rikkin Marion Cotillard to go back in time and relive the life of his ancestor, Aguilar de Nerha, an Assassin operating in 15th-century Spain. The new clip delves deeper into the mythology behind the Assassin's Creed franchise to discuss why the two are fighting. In the video, Fassbender and Cotillard attempt to explain the centuries-old battle between the Assassins and Templars, drawing on the mythology of Ubisoft's original Assassin's Creed videogames. The games, which have been praised for their attention to historical detail, are set in a fictional version of real-world events. They follow the struggle between the Assassins, who fight for peace with free will, and the Templars, who desire peace through control. The first game of the Assassin's Creed series allows players to take on the role of Altair, a 12th-century Assassin living in the city of Masyaf in the Holy Land during the time of the Third Crusade