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  • We also get a much clearer picture of protagonist Desmond Miles - the modern-day barkeep who can recall the memories of his ancestors and the centuries-old war between ideological factions via a device known as the Animus.

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  • Desmond is the descendant of Ezio and Altaïr, and the Templars access genetic memories stored in his DNA via a machine called the Animus.

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  • When strapped into a magical chair known as The Animus, Desmond can replay the memories of his ancestors for wonderfully convoluted reasons.


  • In the original game, the Templars hooked Desmond up to a futuristic gadget known as the Animus and forced him to relive the deeds of a Crusade-era ancestor via "genetic memories."

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  • The idea in the Assassin's Creed series is that you are really a captive descendant of Altair in the present day, and you are reliving genetic memories in a machine called the Animus, but according to Assassin's Creed II you don't go back to Altair to relive any more memories after the events of the first game, so Bloodlines doesn't make sense.


  • So I tell Mr. Norton; who is about to edit Carlyle's Letters to Emerson, and whom I should not like to see going to his work with such an 'Animus' toward his

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1871-1883)

  • The game centers on the use of a machine named the "Animus", which allows the viewing of the protagonist's genetic memories of his ancestors.


  • Hong, also an Emmy Award winning animation art director and the author of the children's book "Animus," lives and works in Los Angeles.

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  • That's reflected in a lack of funding for Animus, meaning the crisis center can only accommodate survivors for one month.

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  • I bought up her clever little pop-up book "Animus," it's a really poignant story.



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  • Animus is the male inner self, whereas anima is for the female inner self.

    July 21, 2009