Albert

Adding yet another parallel between Lothric and Demon’s Souls’ Boletaria, our path to the royal holed up in the castle’s tallest tower is blocked by a trio of warriors. Of the three, the Lion Knight Albert is the most mysterious. He is positioned to defend the Twin Princes yet bears the armor and moniker of […]

Twin Princes

The name “Twin Princes” (双王子) doesn’t necessarily indicate that Lothric’s royal brothers are actual twins versus magically paired together thanks to their curse. That said, it would explain the two’s close bond despite living completely different lives — twins are known for such extraordinary relationships, at least in fiction. Either way, Lorian is still the […]

Oceiros

Prince Lothric was born destined to be a Lord of Cinder, but who decided this destiny for him? Making a Lothric prince a King of Kindling is called the work of Lothric’s blood as well as the royalty’s dearest wish, and the head of the royalty is King Oceiros. In that case, he had brought […]

Gwynevere

Despite her rather prominent presence in the Boreal Valley, Gwynevere is noticeably absent from the record during the rise and subsequent tyranny of Pontiff Sulyvahn. There is no mention of the goddess being confined to the Anor Londo cathedral like Gwyndolin, and her old chair there remains empty. Neither is there reference to her being […]

Chaos Demons

Preface Izalith is my favorite part of Dark Souls (DS1) lore, so there are certainly elements I enjoy in Dark Souls III. (DS3) And while much of it does simply reiterate statements and implications from the original game, there is a fair amount of new content here as well. In fact, you can argue that […]