Only the OutsiderIf you have lived for as long as I have, you would know why I do not show myself to just anyone. I do not pretend to care what the mortals think I am. They have called me a god and they have called me a demon. They say I am good one century and then evil the next. Right now it is socially acceptable to call me an evil spirit. Decades ago I had temples, cities devoted to me. Ah, how times change.More Like This
I have influenced the rise empires and I have seen their crumble. I have dealt out blessings and curses. I have told a man I am his sworn servant, and given another the means for his demise. I am the shadow on the edge of a flickering candle, waiting to see when or if it will go out.
I have found men are weak. They are so easily influenced, one way or another and are so simple minded. However, every now and then, I will find a rare individual that will do not what I want, but what they want.
This tells me I am no god. Those who follow me assume I want only what I tell t
[Dishonored] The Girl in the SewersThere were weepers in the sewers again. Their moans had drifted through the tunnels beneath the Hound Pits for days before Havelock grew tired of waiting for them to die. Eager to be rid of the plague victims' endless lamentations, the admiral had sent Corvo into the sewers to dispose of them.More Like This
"Careful," Corvo muttered to no one in particular as he jumped down from the ladder, leaving the daylight behind. He'd taken to voicing his thoughts when he was alone-- for some reason, it helped him sort himself out.
He reached for his belt, sliding out a couple of sleep darts and loading his crossbow. Even if the weepers were already beyond the point of no return, they were still innocent human beings, and the thought of needlessly slaughtering them repulsed him. Staying near to the curve of the wall to avoid falling into the filthy water, he followed the sound of rough coughing through the tunnel until he spotted two hunched shapes staggering near the water's edge. One of them was smaller than