Pop Quiz: William Shakespeare or Legacy of Kain?

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1. "Given the choice whether to rule a corrupt and failing empire or to challenge the Fates for another throw, a better throw against one's destiny, what was a king to do? But does one ever truly have a choice? One can only match move by move the machinations of Fate and thus defy the tyrannous stars."

-Legacy of Kain: Defiance


2. "I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial."

-Othello


3. "Conscience? You dare speak to me of conscience? Only when you have felt the full gravity of choice should you dare to question my judgment."

-Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver


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4. "PLAYER 1: What do you profit from this defiance?
PLAYER 2: There's some grim satisfaction in infuriating you."

-Legacy of Kain: Defiance


5. "My conscience has a thousand several tongues, and every tongue brings in a several tale, and every tale condemns me for a villain."

-Richard III


6. "I seem to recall I played the pawn once before. It ended badly."

-Legacy of Kain Blood Omen 2


7. "I have done a thousand dreadful things as willingly as one would kill a fly; and nothing grieves me heartily indeed, but that I cannot do ten thousand more."

-Titus Andronicus


8. "What if this cursed hand were thicker than itself with brother's blood -- Is there not rain enough in the sweet heavens to wash it white as snow?"

-Hamlet


9. "Everyone is afraid, sibling. You awake to a world of fear. These times of change are so unsettling. Do you think I feel no revulsion for this form? Do you believe for a moment that our Lord would risk his empire upon an upstart inheritance?"

-Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver


10. "Angels are bright still, though the brightest fell."

-Macbeth


11. BONUS QUESTION WORTH AN EXTRA TEN POINTS: Kain himself quotes Shakespeare in Blood Omen while holding a severed head. What was the name of the character whose head he was holding?

Answer: Nupraptor


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