Date: 2017-04-05 04:43 am (UTC)
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As this goes on, I am surprised to see how relatively *not* pushing boundaries I find it.

I mean, sure, there's tons of blood, and the characters are supposed to be reincarnated Nazis, but they don't get into specifics of Nazi crimes, just talk about how 'we're monsters', and the characters all look like pale gaunt fantasy knights and stuff anyway. You could switch to them talking about torching villages in the name of Generic Evil Dark Lord and it wouldn't change the story much.

Though, again, this may just be because I've read books like Uber now.


Date: 2017-04-05 05:07 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] blue_bolt
I think it's the idea of what we commonly consider evil - unprovoked violence, rape, theft - as being rewarded in the afterlife.

Abrahamic religions hold the idea of either resurrection or an afterlife that acts as a reward for your good deeds. This flips that on its head and rewards people for their bad deeds. Heck, you even get to keep your victims as slaves if you can capture them. What could be worse than dying and discovering your tormentor can torture you in the afterlife?

Other than the core concept, it never really pushes much. And don't get me wrong, the shock of that is good, but it's not enough to carry more than maybe a 5 issue miniseries.

Re: Pushing

Date: 2017-04-05 05:41 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] q99
Ah, yea, that is a pretty bleak concept.

And admittedly, the art is gorgeous and if one wants pale medieval knight type looking people fighting covered in blood...


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