Rat Kingdom

While giant rats are nothing new to Dark Souls, a rat kingdom certainly is. Various beasts have displayed similar intelligence to the bipedal races, with Shalquoir and Alvina from the original Dark Souls (DS1) proving that at least some are capable of speech. The snake men of the other games further demonstrate the potential for […]


Preface Heide embodies perhaps the most frustrating aspect of FromSoftware’s approach to Dark Souls II. (DS2) We are provided very little to work with even compared to similarly ancient events in the original Dark Souls. (DS1) As a result, reconstructing the overall picture of these ancient civilizations relies more heavily on inference than ever before, […]