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** A number of Arkn posed as gods during their interactions with humanity: in his journal, Raziel states that two of the Watchers, Abu’ura and De’adther, allowed humans to worship them as gods (as they believed humans were something to be conquered); in addition, Gilgamesh's battle with Hash'bor'kanibal allegedly arose because Hash'bor envied the veneration Gil received after attaching himself to [[TheEpicOfGilgamesh a human ruler]].[[note]] Granted, much of the story is a fabrication (as much of the "history" surrounding Gilgamesh is). However, given the size of Gil's [[ItsAllAboutMe ego]], and that fact he took Gilgamesh's name as his own), it's highly likely that he ''did'' pose as a deity.[[/note]]

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** A number of Arkn posed as gods during their interactions with humanity: in his journal, Raziel states that two of the Watchers, Abu’ura and De’adther, allowed humans to worship them as gods (as they believed humans were something to be conquered); in addition, Gilgamesh's battle with Hash'bor'kanibal allegedly arose because Hash'bor envied the veneration Gil received after attaching himself to [[TheEpicOfGilgamesh [[Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh a human ruler]].[[note]] Granted, much of the story is a fabrication (as much of the "history" surrounding Gilgamesh is). However, given the size of Gil's [[ItsAllAboutMe ego]], and that fact he took Gilgamesh's name as his own), it's highly likely that he ''did'' pose as a deity.[[/note]]



* {{Rewrite}}: Candlewalkerstudios writes Kry’atha as the Queen and Gilgamesh's wife, when every other source of information regarding Kry’atha states that she was simply Gilgamesh’s ''mate''. ([=DeathlyLogic=] has stated that this change isn’t canon.)

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* {{Rewrite}}: Candlewalkerstudios writes Kry’atha as the Queen and Gilgamesh's wife, when every other source of information regarding Kry’atha states that she was simply Gilgamesh’s Gilgamesh's ''mate''. ([=DeathlyLogic=] has stated that this change isn’t canon.)


* '''The Arknthology''' -- The MythArc of the Arknverse. Stories that play on and advance the lore of the Arknangels: who they are, how they came to be, and how they fit into the bigger picture of the conflict. Due to the departure of numerous creators (and content being deleted), the Arknthology is incomplete, and no further content is being produced. On June 28, 2017, a "conclusion" (of sorts) was released in the form of a [[http://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/ARKN:_LEGACY wiki entry]] detailing the FinalBattle (and setting up the SpinOff franchise, WebOriginal/ArknLegacy).
* '''The Arkn Mythos Chronology''' -- The meat of the Arkn Mythos. Stories centered around individual plots and characters that create their own lore (in addition to creating connectivity to the Arknthology). Like the Arknthology, it is currently closed source.

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* '''The Arknthology''' -- The MythArc of the Arknverse. Stories that play on and advance the lore of the Arknangels: who they are, how they came to be, and how they fit into the bigger picture of the conflict. Due to the departure of numerous creators (and content being deleted), the Arknthology is incomplete, and no further content is being produced. On June 28, 2017, a "conclusion" (of sorts) was released in the form of a [[http://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/ARKN:_LEGACY [[https://thearknmythos.fandom.com/wiki/The_Battle_of_the_Arknza wiki entry]] detailing the FinalBattle (and setting up the SpinOff franchise, WebOriginal/ArknLegacy).
WebOriginal/ArknLegacy). The storyline was officially concluded in December 25, 2018, with the ending of the vlogs ''[=MedBoy789=]'' and ''Solar's Crimson''.
* '''The Arkn Mythos Chronology''' -- The meat of the Arkn Mythos.Arknverse. Stories centered around individual plots and characters that create their own lore (in addition to creating connectivity to the Arknthology). Like the Arknthology, it is currently closed source.
source. Not to be confused with a UniverseChronology.


The MythArc at the heart of the Arknverse draws inspiration from modern pop culture (including ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', ''Franchise/TheMatrix'', and ''TheDarkTower'' franchise) and mythological literature (particularly Myth/ClassicalMythology, ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'', and Abrahamic theology). The stories are mostly told through vlogs and blogs, as well as audio logs and electronic music.

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The MythArc at the heart of the Arknverse draws inspiration from modern pop culture (including ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', ''Franchise/TheMatrix'', and ''TheDarkTower'' franchise) and mythological literature (particularly Myth/ClassicalMythology, ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'', and Abrahamic theology). The stories are mostly told through vlogs and blogs, as well as audio logs and electronic music.



* '''The Arkn Mythos Chronology''' -- The meat of the Arkn Mythos. Stories centered around individual plots and characters that create their own lore (in addition to creating connectivity to the Arknthology).

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* '''The Arkn Mythos Chronology''' -- The meat of the Arkn Mythos. Stories centered around individual plots and characters that create their own lore (in addition to creating connectivity to the Arknthology). Like the Arknthology, it is currently closed source.



** ''The Reality Branch'' -- An open canon dealing with the events occurring throughout the branches of .Reality. The main focus of this canon is timelines and reality errors within the .Reality program.

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** ''The Reality Branch'' -- An open A canon dealing with the events occurring throughout the branches of .Reality. The main focus of this canon is timelines and reality errors within the .Reality program.


The MythArc at the heart of the Arknverse draws inspiration from modern pop culture (including ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', ''Franchise/TheMatrix'', and ''TheDarkTower'' franchise) and mythological literature (particularly Myth/ClassicalMythology, ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'', and [[HeavenAndHell Abrahamic theology]]). The stories are mostly told through vlogs and blogs, as well as audio logs and electronic music.

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The MythArc at the heart of the Arknverse draws inspiration from modern pop culture (including ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', ''Franchise/TheMatrix'', and ''TheDarkTower'' franchise) and mythological literature (particularly Myth/ClassicalMythology, ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'', and [[HeavenAndHell Abrahamic theology]]).theology). The stories are mostly told through vlogs and blogs, as well as audio logs and electronic music.


* AbortedArc: The Arknverse contains a number of these -- many of which are the result of [[TroubledProduction the revolving door of creators departing and returning and various series going on hiatus]]. Has its own page.

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* AbortedArc: The Arknverse contains a number of these -- many of which are the result of [[TroubledProduction the revolving door of creators departing and returning and various series going on hiatus]]. Has its own page.



** In "Not that great of a situation" (MC), Michaelis mentions that Ellpagg was working with someone named Percipia on a top-secret project (code named "Project Alpha") to kick-start the “Archdekn". The details behind that particular subplot were set to be revealed in either ''The Guarded Ones'' or ''The Knight Shift: End Times''; the former never materialized, while the latter produced only a single episode (which revealed nothing).
*** Later in that same episode, Ellpagg says he has to go "guard a whiny bitch" in .Reality; yet another teaser for ''The Guarded Ones''[[note]](which would have involved Ellpagg guarding a part-Arkn girl in .Reality who was being stalked by a Deedrn)[[/note]] that never came to fruition.
** Season 3 of [=ACryFromWinter=] introduces a group of powerful beings known as the Associates (in addition to playing a crucial role in the plot of ''13rkingwond3rland'' vlog) claim they are trying to prevent James's death, because he's [[spoiler: the vessel of Surge, one of their members]]. Due to Season 3 being CutShort, the plot was cancelled; "Reality Runs Red Pt. 2" has Uriel revealing to the audience that he's been in the Infernous since his awakening, and departing the realm for good -- relegating the Associates story arc (and all related plots) to an Infernous "illusion". This also raises the question of how much of what we saw in ''13rkingwond3rlandvlog'' holds true in .Reality. (The Associates, at least, are real, as they are mentioned in ''The Lost Chronicles of R.G.L.'' and appear briefly in other media.)
** In Season 3 of [=MedBoy789=] Abaddon finally appears and announces his plans to revitalize the Arkn kingdom. In his second appearance, he uses Toby's vessel to contact Drakulah and ask him to be his second-in-command; Abaddon instructs him to have all humans with Guardian Arkn contact their Guardians, so that the Arkn can regroup and begin rebuilding. While there are many episodes following this, neither Abaddon nor Drakulah ever appears again, and plot is seemingly forgotten. In ''The Golden Queen'',[[note]](now deleted)[[/note]] it's revealed that Delphar built the city of New Elysium, where he rules over the surviving Arkn -- with Abaddon seemingly out of the picture completely. (While it's possible that Delphar acted under Abaddon's orders, this is never indicated.)
** After Michaelis escapes from the Infernous (the first time), he gives a brief demonstration of his [[TimeMaster time powers]] on camera and explains that he needs to start training them. If said training ever happens, we never see it. The final episode of Solar's Crimson hints that he may have practiced using his powers offscreen (as he utilizes them at least twice), but left his training incomplete (as he has to go to Redgrave to learn how to use his powers to their full extent).

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** In "Not that great of a situation" (MC), Michaelis mentions that Ellpagg was working with someone named Percipia on a top-secret project (code named "Project Alpha") Alpha": a top secret project to kick-start the “Archdekn". The details behind that particular subplot were set to be revealed in either one of two planned spin-off series: ''The Guarded Ones'' Ones'', or ''The Knight Shift: End Times''; the Times''. The former never materialized, while the latter produced only a single episode (which revealed nothing).
*** Later in that same episode, Ellpagg says he has to go "guard a whiny bitch" in .Reality; yet another teaser for ''The Guarded Ones''[[note]](which would have involved Ellpagg guarding a part-Arkn girl in .Reality who was being stalked by a Deedrn)[[/note]] that never came to fruition.
** Season 3 of [=ACryFromWinter=] ''A Cry From Winter'' introduces a group of powerful beings known as the Associates Associates, who (in addition to playing a crucial role in the plot of ''13rkingwond3rland'' vlog) the vlog ''13rkingwond3rland'') claim they are trying to prevent James's death, because he's [[spoiler: the vessel of Surge, one of their members]]. Due to Season 3 being CutShort, the plot was cancelled; "Reality Runs Red Pt. 2" has Uriel revealing to the audience that he's been in the Infernous since his awakening, the entire time and departing from the realm for good -- relegating the Associates story arc (and all related plots) to an Infernous "illusion". This also raises the question of how much of what was said to be happening to Elizabeth Winter we saw in ''13rkingwond3rlandvlog'' holds true in .Reality. (The Associates, at least, are real, as they are mentioned in ''The Lost Chronicles of R.G.L.'' and appear briefly in other media.)
** In Season 3 of [=MedBoy789=] ''[=MedBoy789=]'' Abaddon finally appears and announces his plans to revitalize the Arkn kingdom. In his second appearance, he He uses Toby's vessel to contact Drakulah Drakulah, and ask (after asking him to be his second-in-command; Abaddon second-in-command) instructs him to have all humans with contact their Guardian Arkn contact their Guardians, so that the Arkn they can regroup and begin rebuilding.rebuilding their kingdom. While there are many episodes following this, neither Abaddon nor Drakulah ever appears again, and plot is seemingly forgotten. In ''The Golden Queen'',[[note]](now deleted)[[/note]] it's revealed that Delphar built the city of New Elysium, Elysia, where he rules over the surviving Arkn -- with Abaddon seemingly out of the picture completely. (While While it's possible that Delphar acted under Abaddon's orders, this is never indicated.)
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** After Michaelis escapes from the Infernous (the first time), he gives a brief demonstration of his [[TimeMaster time powers]] on camera and explains that he needs to start training them. If said training ever happens, we never see it. The final episode episodes of Solar's Crimson hints ''Solar's Crimson'' hint that he may have practiced using his powers offscreen (as he utilizes them at least twice), but left that his training was incomplete (as he has to go to Redgrave to learn how to use his powers to their full extent).



** The Arkn and Dekn were also responsible for introducing a number of skills and concepts to the human race -- including the ways of war.
* AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent: Happens a number of times in the vlogs, due to various entities possessing the protagonist and taking control of their vlog channel.
** Season 2 of Michael's Camera opens with the video logs of a version of Michael from an alternate timeline (before [[spoiler: Michael Knight]] takes his place and takes over the narrative).
** [=MedBoy789=] frequently switches between Tobias and Raphael's viewpoints.
*** Mid-way through Season 2 of [=MedBoy789=], the channel switches over to The L♦g ♦f T♦bit, an eight video mini-arc prequel focusing on pre-convergence Tobit Kestler.
*** “Return of the King” and “An Obligated Ascent” ([=MedBoy789=]) are filmed and narrated by Abaddon (using Toby's vessel).

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** The Arkn and Dekn were are also said to be responsible for introducing a number of skills and concepts to the human race -- including sex, passion, desire, and the ways of war.
* AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent: Happens a number of times in the vlogs, due to various series, due to different entities possessing the protagonist and taking control of their blog or vlog channel.
** Season 2 of Michael's Camera ''Michael's Camera'' opens with the video logs of a version of Michael from an alternate timeline (before [[spoiler: Michael Knight]] takes his place and takes over the narrative).
** [=MedBoy789=] ''[=MedBoy789=]'' frequently switches between Tobias and Raphael's viewpoints.
*** Mid-way through Season 2 of [=MedBoy789=], ''[=MedBoy789=]'', the channel switches over to The L♦g ♦f T♦bit, an eight video mini-arc prequel focusing on pre-convergence Tobit Kestler.
Kestler: Tobias's twin brother.
*** “Return of the King” and “An Obligated Ascent” ([=MedBoy789=]) (''[=MedBoy789=]'') are filmed and narrated by Abaddon (using Toby's vessel).



** In Season 3 of the same series, Alex and James become monster hunters; in premise and practice, the episodes makes numerous [[ShoutOut shout outs]] to ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' -- one of [=Type0Negative=]'s favorite TV series, and a major inspiration for the Arkn Mythos as a whole. (In one episode of ''Solar's Crimson'', Azrael even refers to Alex's work as "carrying on the family business".)
** [=Type0Negative=] has also admitted to being strongly inspired by ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' and an all-around love for [[TheGunslinger gunslinger]] characters. Uriel is heavily [[{{Expy}} based on Roland Deschain]] (hence his WildWest-style hat, duster, and revolver).

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** In Season 3 of the same series, Alex and James become monster hunters; in premise and practice, the episodes makes numerous [[ShoutOut shout outs]] to ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' -- one of [=Type0Negative=]'s favorite TV series, and a major inspiration for the Arkn Mythos as a whole. (In one episode of ''Solar's Crimson'', Azrael even refers to Alex's work as "carrying on the family business".)
** [=Type0Negative=] has also admitted to being strongly inspired by ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' and an all-around love for [[TheGunslinger gunslinger]] characters. Uriel himself is heavily [[{{Expy}} based on Roland Deschain]] (hence his WildWest-style hat, duster, and revolver).



** Elius Exodus.

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** Elius Elias Exodus.



** Lucifer Anton.

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** [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Lucifer Anton.Anton]].



** Valkyrius Thorm. Previously known as ''Persophelus Valkyr''.



** The same goes for the early episodes of Solar's Crimson.

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** The same goes for the early episodes of Solar's Crimson.''Solar's Crimson''.



** In the last episode of [=ACryFromWinter=] [[note]](before it briefly switches over to the ''Wayward_Winter'' channel)[[/note]], Uriel speaks directly to the camera, revealing to the audience that [[spoiler: he chose to remain in the Infernous after regaining his memories – and that he was fully aware and in control of his situation ''the entire time'']].

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** In the last episode of [=ACryFromWinter=] ''A Cry From Winter'' [[note]](before it the action briefly switches over to the ''Wayward_Winter'' channel)[[/note]], Uriel speaks directly to the camera, revealing to the audience that [[spoiler: he chose to remain in the Infernous after regaining his memories – and that he was fully aware and in control of his situation ''the entire time'']].time''.



* BrokenAngel: Ellpagg becomes one at the end of ''The Knight Shift''. [[spoiler: At the moment of Carver's death, his powers transfer to Ellpagg (the only other being in the vicinity). Not only is Ellpagg fully corrupted, but the process strips him of his powers and his wings — transforming him into a being that is more Dekn than Arkn, but qualifies as neither. His immediate reaction is to [[EyeScream gouge out his own eyes]] in anguish (depriving himself of his "Arkn eyes" as well).]]

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* BrokenAngel: Ellpagg becomes one at the end of ''The Knight Shift''. [[spoiler: At the moment of Carver's death, his powers transfer to Ellpagg (the only other being in the vicinity). Not only is Ellpagg fully corrupted, but the process strips him of his powers and his wings — transforming him into a being that is more Dekn than Arkn, but qualifies as neither. His immediate reaction is to [[EyeScream gouge out his own eyes]] in anguish (depriving himself of his "Arkn eyes" as well).]]



** Several additional chapters of ''Arknthology Stories'' are non-canon due to being tie-ins to [[WhatCouldHaveBeen material that was never produced]]. These include Chapter 8 (which includes Redgrave's son Virgil, whose story arc was cancelled), Chapter 10 (which was intended to help set up the "Evil Ellpagg" character arc that would have been explored in ''TKS: ET'' and ''The Guarded Ones''), and Chapter 11 (which was supposed to take place during the Civil War arc).

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** Several additional chapters of ''Arknthology Stories'' are non-canon due to being tie-ins to [[WhatCouldHaveBeen material that was never produced]]. These include Chapter 8 (which includes introduces Redgrave's son Virgil, whose story arc was cancelled), Chapter 10 (which was intended to help set up the "Evil Ellpagg" character arc that would have been explored in ''TKS: ET'' and ''The Guarded Ones''), and Chapter 11 (which was supposed to take place during the the Arkn Civil War arc).



** The video also proclaims that on January 1, 2015, Michael will “watch this” for the first time and “remember all”; when that date rolls around...nothing happens (in that timeline, or any other that we know of). The events predicted by the video (i.e. [[spoiler: Michael being taken over by the Carver, discovering that he’s Carver's Nephilim son and vessel rather than an Arknza, and being forced to cause massive chaos and destruction]]) don’t take place until December of that year -- way too late for Michael to “remember” them happening on 1/1/15. A combination of ScheduleSlip and the plot being re-written.

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** The video also proclaims that on January 1, 2015, Michael will “watch this” for the first time and “remember all”; when that date rolls around...nothing happens (in that timeline, or any other that we know of). The events predicted by the video (i.e. [[spoiler: -- Michael being taken over by the Carver, discovering that he’s Carver's Nephilim son and vessel rather (rather than an Arknza, Arknza), and being forced to cause massive chaos and destruction]]) destruction -- don’t take place until December of that year -- year; way too late for Michael to “remember” them happening on 1/1/15. A combination of ScheduleSlip and the plot being re-written.



** Elias also has this power. [[spoiler: He demonstrates it on Raphael in “Crescendo of Blasphemous Horrors” ([=MedBoy789=]).]] Elias claims the Carver taught it to him (however, WordOfGod states that this was a lie).
** Most Dekn teleport via this method.
* FingerPokeOfDoom: Michaelis gets one against the Carver in "End of an Era" Part 3 (Michael's Camera). Predictably, Carver responds by beating the crap out of him -- and then declaring his intentions to destroy all life in existence. (This was Lampshaded by creator [=DeathlyLogic=], who joked, "Michaelis basically doomed all of creation with that finger poke.")

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** Elias also has this power. [[spoiler: He demonstrates it on Raphael in “Crescendo of Blasphemous Horrors” ([=MedBoy789=]).]] (''[=MedBoy789=])''. Elias claims the The Carver taught it to him (however, WordOfGod states that this was a lie).
** Most Dekn (and some Arkn) can teleport via this method.
* FingerPokeOfDoom: Michaelis gets one against the Carver in "End of an Era" Part 3 (Michael's Camera).(''Michael's Camera''). Predictably, Carver responds by beating the crap out of him -- and then declaring his intentions to destroy all life in existence. (This was Lampshaded by creator [=DeathlyLogic=], who joked, "Michaelis basically doomed all of creation with that finger poke.")



** One of the title cards in ".TIME.HOP.PAST-TWO" (''Michael's Camera'') urges Michael to accept his fate, proclaiming that his mind is "a cage to which the key was thrown away at birth" and that "in a world of monsters, you, Michael, are the nightmare." This is foreshadowing [[spoiler: Michael's true identity as The Carver's Nephilim son, and his [[UnwittingPawn designated role]] as The Carver's vessel for destruction in .Reality.]]

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** One of the title cards in ".TIME.HOP.PAST-TWO" (''Michael's Camera'') urges Michael to accept his fate, proclaiming that his mind is "a cage to which the key was thrown away at birth" and that "in a world of monsters, you, Michael, are the nightmare." This is foreshadowing [[spoiler: Michael's true identity as The Carver's Nephilim son, and his [[UnwittingPawn designated role]] as The Carver's vessel for destruction in .Reality.]]



*** During the titular .Relapse in “my relapse” (MC), Michael gets glimpses of [[WebVideo/TheKnightShift another “version” of himself riding in a car while listening to “Sweet Dreams Are Made of This”, and wandering around an empty house]]. Midway through Season 2, [[spoiler: Ellpagg shows up and declares himself to be Michael’s Guardian Arkn.]]
*** In the same video, there’s a sequence in which Michael flips off a sign reading “MICHAEL THE ARKANGEL” -- which then changes to a sign reading “GABRIEL THE ARKANGEL” (accompanied by the symbol from ''The Mayhem Theory''). Towards the end of Season 2, [[spoiler: Michael, now calling himself one of the Arknangels, turns his back on his apparent destiny and sides with the Dekn -- and demonstrates his new loyalties by attempting to kill Gabriel Holden.]]
*** In "I have to shoot myself in the face", Ellpagg teaches Michael the secret of ".Hopping": a process of jumping between timelines that involves shooting himself in the face with one of Edgar Kharon's revolvers (creating an instantaneous Debigraff Effect). In the series finale, Michael [[spoiler: is KilledOffForReal by a gunshot to the head — from an exact duplicate of the revolver he used to go .Hopping, fired by his double, Michaelis.]]
** One of the most blatant examples: Tobias wears a beanie that looks like the [[TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle]] Raphael in several early episodes of [=MedBoy789=]; the Arkn of that same name is later revealed to be Toby’s Guardian.

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*** During the titular .Relapse in “my relapse” (MC), Michael gets glimpses of [[WebVideo/TheKnightShift another “version” of himself riding in a car while listening to “Sweet Dreams Are Made of This”, and wandering around an empty house]]. Midway through Season 2, [[spoiler: Ellpagg shows up and declares himself to be Michael’s Guardian Arkn.]]
Arkn.
*** In the same video, there’s a sequence in which Michael flips off a sign reading “MICHAEL THE ARKANGEL” -- which then changes to a sign reading “GABRIEL THE ARKANGEL” (accompanied by the symbol from ''The Mayhem Theory''). Towards the end of Season 2, [[spoiler: Michael, now calling himself one of the Arknangels, turns his back on his apparent destiny and sides with the Dekn -- and demonstrates his new loyalties by attempting to kill Gabriel Holden.]]
Holden.
*** In "I have to shoot myself in the face", Ellpagg teaches Michael the secret of ".Hopping": a process of jumping between timelines that involves shooting himself in the face with one of Edgar Kharon's revolvers (creating an instantaneous Debigraff Effect). In the series finale, Michael [[spoiler: is KilledOffForReal by a gunshot to the head — from an exact duplicate of the revolver he used to go .Hopping, hopping, fired by his double, Michaelis.]]
Michaelis.
** One of the most blatant examples: Tobias wears a beanie that looks like the [[TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle]] Raphael in several early episodes of [=MedBoy789=]; ''[=MedBoy789=]''; the Arkn of that same name is later revealed to be Toby’s Guardian.



** It goes back further than that. If Uriel hadn’t made a (rather naive, idealistic) vow [[ApeShallNotKillApe not to slay a brother]], he would have agreed to make the trip into the Infernous; Ellpagg wouldn’t have been sent in his place, he wouldn’t have become mad and corrupted, and he wouldn’t have set out on his “crusade” to awaken the Arknza. And he most certainly wouldn’t have tried to “train” Michael by forcing him into life-threatening situation and beating him. [[spoiler: Of course, all of the above happened according to the Carver’s (ultimately benevolent) plan. He’s TheChessmaster for a very good reason.]]
* FusionDance: An Arknza (Hethe-blooded Arkn) whose human counterpart is fully "awakened" (i.e. is aware of their presence and has awakened their dormant Arkn blood) can become fused with said human. When this happens, the two personalities co-exist within the same vessel. (How ''well'' they co-exist varies from case to case: Raziel/Gabriel and Raphael/Tobit are fully integrated and work as a team, while Xerex and Michaelis share a body reluctantly, often disagreeing over who controls their vessel (and which powers are used).
* {{Glamour}}: In “I went to hell” (MC), Azrael states that when he enters the Infernous, he uses a relic called the Dekn’s Eye to mask his essence.

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** It goes back further than that. If Uriel hadn’t made a (rather naive, idealistic) vow [[ApeShallNotKillApe not to slay a brother]], he would have agreed to make the trip into the Infernous; the Arkn Lords wouldn't have sent Ellpagg wouldn’t have been sent in his place, he Ellpagg wouldn’t have become mad and corrupted, and he wouldn’t have set out on his “crusade” to awaken the Arknza. Arknangels. And he most certainly wouldn’t have tried to “train” Michael by forcing through abusive methods, causing him into life-threatening situation and beating him. [[spoiler: Of to side with the Dekn. (Of course, all of the above happened according to the Carver’s (ultimately benevolent) ultimately benevolent plan. He’s TheChessmaster for a very ''very'' good reason.]]
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* FusionDance: An Arknza (Hethe-blooded Arkn) whose human counterpart is fully "awakened" (i.e. is aware of their presence and has awakened activated their dormant Arkn blood) can become fused with said human. When this happens, the two beings merge into a single body, with both personalities co-exist co-existing within the same vessel. (How ''well'' they co-exist varies from case to case: Raziel/Gabriel and Raphael/Tobit are fully integrated and work as a team, while Xerex and Michaelis share a body reluctantly, often disagreeing over who controls their vessel (and -- and which powers are used).
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* {{Glamour}}: In “I went to hell” (MC), Azrael states that when he enters the Infernous, he uses a relic called the Dekn’s Eye to mask his essence.Arkn "essence", preventing Lurkers an other entities from noticing and attacking him.



* [[GodofEvil Gods Of Evil]]: The Hethe aren't just evil: they're ''the'' source of all the evil in existence. That they deliberately engineered a brutal, pointless war and allow it to continue indefinitely for nothing more than their own amusement is a testament to their depravity. Even Malek -- the closest thing the Arknverse has to a benevolent deity -- is ChaoticNeutral at best (not to mention responsible for spreading the SevenDeadlySins, albeit accidentally, to all of mankind).

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* [[GodofEvil Gods Of Evil]]: The Hethe aren't just evil: they're ''the'' source of all the evil in existence. That they deliberately engineered a brutal, pointless war and allow it to continue indefinitely for nothing more than their own amusement is a testament to their depravity. Even Malek -- the closest thing the Arknverse has to a benevolent deity -- is ChaoticNeutral at best (not to mention responsible for spreading the SevenDeadlySins, albeit accidentally, to all of mankind).beings in existence).



** To make matters worse, Voidweb was designed to be powered by ''Hethe blood'', to allow it to exist and expand indefinitely – which it now does, free of restraint.

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** To make matters worse, Voidweb was designed to be powered by ''Hethe blood'', to allow it to exist and expand indefinitely – which it now does, free of restraint.



** Interestingly, we are introduced to at least four other characters in Universe A who represent Death in some way: Tum'to (the Hethe who embodies death and destruction), Crow (the former Arkn Lord of Death), Edgar Kharon (who was literally known as "Death" and seen as an avatar of Death among the [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse Fearful Four]]), and Theatre Mask (who is an [[TheAntiGod anti-god]] that embodies the elements of decay and entropy). Surge, the Dekn Lord of Murder, might also count.

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** Interestingly, we are introduced to at least four other characters in Universe A who represent Death in some way: manner: Tum'to (the Hethe who embodies death and destruction), Crow (the former Arkn Lord of Death), Edgar Kharon (who was literally known as "Death" and seen as an avatar of Death among the [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse Fearful Four]]), and Theatre Mask (who is an [[TheAntiGod anti-god]] that embodies the elements of decay and entropy). Surge, the Dekn Lord of Murder, might also count.



* {{Hell}}: The Infernous is the near equivalent in the Arknverse. It was created and ruled (until recently) by the Carver, and acts as both a prison and a place of torment, molding each individual's personal fears into reality.
* HellHasNewManagement: In Solar’s Crimson, it’s revealed that The Carver handed over control of the Infernous to [[spoiler: King Uriel]] shortly before his death.
* HumongousMecha: [[spoiler: The Paradisium]] transforms into one during the Battle of the Arknza.
* {{HellGate}}: Hash'bor'kanibal opens a portal to the Infernous on Earth during his fight with Gilgamesh

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* {{Hell}}: The Infernous is the near equivalent near-equivalent in the Arknverse. It was created and ruled (until recently) by the Carver, and acts as both a prison and a place of torment, molding each individual's personal fears into reality.
* HellHasNewManagement: In Solar’s Crimson, ''Solar’s Crimson'', it’s revealed that The Carver handed over control of the Infernous to [[spoiler: King Uriel]] Uriel shortly before his death.
death. Uriel [[IDidWhatIHadToDo had his reasons]], but it doesn't lessen the shock for his former fanboy.
* HumongousMecha: [[spoiler: The Paradisium]] transforms Paradisium is transformed into one during the Battle of the Arknza.
Arknza after Ambriel weaponizes the city (by means of a powerful magic spell).
* {{HellGate}}: Hash'bor'kanibal opens a portal to the Infernous on Earth during his fight with GilgameshGilgamesh.



* ImportantHaircut: After discovering her true lineage and her destiny, Ambriel has Raphael cut her long, gold-tipped hair short before she flees the Golden City. This serves the dual purpose of disguising her appearance and maker her [[TookALevelInBadass look more like a warrior]].



* ItCanThink: The Swipers from No More Truths seem awfully perceptive, given that they're just severed hands.
* KingIncognito: In the blog ''Court of the Traveling Crown'' and an accompanying chapter of the original Arknthology Stories (now both non-canon), Uriel and Ellpagg (who is the King of Arkassia by that point) disguise themselves as commoners to conduct business in a dive bar.
* LegoBodyParts: In a particularly bizarre chapter of ''No More Truths'', [[spoiler: The Carver]] tears one of Cedric's arms off at the socket, then sews a "dead man's arm" in its place; WordOfGod says it's [[spoiler: Ellpagg's severed arm, and that Cedric's arm was also sewn onto Ellpagg's stump for a few minutes -- long enough to allow both Ellpagg and his severed limb to absorb Cedric's power in preparation for his own transformation. ([=DeathlyLogic=] has stated that while it isn't evident in the text, Ellpagg's severed arm was torn off Cedric's body and returned by The Carver to its owner -- hence why Ellpagg's left arm appears to be streaked with black "veins" in his post-''The Knight Shift'' appearances.)]]

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* ItCanThink: The Swipers from No ''No More Truths Truths'' seem awfully perceptive, given that they're just severed hands.
* KingIncognito: In the
hands. The blog ''Court of the Traveling Crown'' and an accompanying chapter of the original Arknthology Stories (now both non-canon), Uriel and Ellpagg (who is the King of Arkassia by later reveals that point) disguise themselves they are indeed sentient (as well as commoners to conduct business in a dive bar.
sapient); Cedric even tames one and adopts it as his pet.
* LegoBodyParts: In a particularly bizarre chapter of ''No More Truths'', [[spoiler: The Carver]] Carver tears one of Cedric's arms off at the socket, then sews a "dead man's arm" in its place; place. WordOfGod says it's [[spoiler: Ellpagg's severed arm, and that Cedric's arm was also sewn onto Ellpagg's stump for a few minutes -- long enough to allow both Ellpagg and his severed limb to absorb Cedric's power in preparation for his own transformation. ([=DeathlyLogic=] has stated that while it isn't evident in the text, Ellpagg's severed arm was torn off Cedric's body and returned by The Carver to its owner -- hence why Ellpagg's left arm appears to be streaked with black "veins" in his post-''The Knight Shift'' appearances.)]])



* PhotoshopFilterOfEvil: Sometimes tends to happen in the presence of especially powerful beings. We've seen it occur when The Carver is onscreen, as well as when Eilias Exodus uses his Nephilim powers onscreen. It also sometimes appears when the Persopheleums show up.

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* PhotoshopFilterOfEvil: Sometimes tends to happen in the presence of especially powerful beings. We've seen it occur when The Carver is onscreen, as well as when Eilias Elias Exodus uses his Nephilim powers onscreen.powers. It also sometimes appears when the Persopheleums show up.



** Theater Mask's nickname (Jester) and personality (he’s a [[TheTrickster Trickster]] and a WildCard) tie him to the '''Joker'''.
** The minor human character Dylan R. Killeburg was known as '''Hearts'''. (He [[MissingEpisode was]] also the protagonist of a series of the same name.)

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** Theater Mask's nickname (Jester) and personality (he’s a [[TheTrickster Trickster]] and a WildCard) tie him to the '''Joker'''.
'''Joker'''. (He even ''literally'' uses the Joker card as his personal calling card when he [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou hijacks his own wiki page]].
** The minor human character Dylan R. Killeburg was known as '''Hearts'''. (He He [[MissingEpisode was]] also the protagonist of a series of the same name.)



** One chapter of Arknthology Stories (version 1) has a frightened young Raphael getting a glimpse of Gynesis through a window, just before Gynesis announces of the birth of his son to Raziel and Uriel. It’s intended to be a [[ContinuityNod nod]] to ''Of Determination And Crusades'' (in which Raph recalls his first terrifying encounter with Gynesis as a child). The problem? ''Crusades'' makes it clear that these sightings occurred during the reign of Gilgamesh, while ''Stories'' has the first one occurring during Uriel’s reign. ''The Writings of Raziel'' establishes that Raph was already a member of the Arkn Guild (i.e. a full-fledged Knight) when Raziel was banished by the Inquisition; Gilgamesh’s reign ended some time later, and Uriel’s conception occurred even later ''still''. Even if Uriel took the throne as a child, Raph would have been at least a young adult by that time; he would have been too old (and too much of a seasoned warrior) to be scared speechless by the sight of Gynesis.

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** One chapter of Arknthology Stories (version 1) has a frightened young Raphael getting a glimpse of Gynesis through a window, just before Gynesis announces of the birth of his son to Raziel and Uriel.son. It’s intended to be a [[ContinuityNod nod]] to ''Of Determination And Crusades'' (in which Raph recalls his first terrifying encounter with Gynesis as a child). The problem? ''Crusades'' makes it clear that these sightings occurred during the reign of Gilgamesh, while ''Stories'' has the first one occurring during Uriel’s reign. ''The Writings of Raziel'' establishes that Raph was already a member of the Arkn Guild (i.e. a full-fledged Knight) when Raziel was banished by the Inquisition; Gilgamesh’s reign ended some time later, and Uriel’s conception occurred even later ''still''. Even if Uriel took the throne as a child, Raph would have been at least a young adult by that time; he would have been too old (and too much of a seasoned warrior) to be scared speechless by the sight of Gynesis.



** As is a large portion of [[spoiler: ''A Cry From Winter'']].

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** As is a large portion of [[spoiler: ''A Cry From Winter'']].Winter''.



** As spoken by the Carver in "Into The Fire" (''Michael's Camera''): "There's a war coming, Arknangels... But Michael? You're not part of it. [[spoiler: Because you simply are not an Arknangel.]]"

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** As spoken by the Carver in "Into The Fire" (''Michael's Camera''): "There's a war coming, Arknangels... But Michael? You're not part of it. [[spoiler: Because you simply are not ''not'' an Arknangel.]]""



--->"I miss you guys. All of you. Especially Ellpagg. [[spoiler: He is my son, after all.]]"

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--->"I miss you guys. All of you. Especially Ellpagg. [[spoiler: He is my son, after all.]]""



** ''No More Truths'' references [[OffToSeeTheWizard The Wizard of Oz]] in the chapter [[http://nomoretruths.tumblr.com/post/107210923496/the-quest-end-of-act-1 "The Quest"]]: the party pays a visit to the castle of powerful, intimidating ruler of legend with a booming voice, who orders them on a deadly, seemingly impossible quest. ([[WhatCouldHaveBeen Had ''No More Truths'' continued]], said ruler would, like the Wizard, have been revealed to be less terrible than he appeared, with Azrael [[spoiler: giving his life to save the party from The Carver]].)
* WhoWantsToLiveForever: Michaelis. After surviving beyond his own death, witnessing all of Arkn history firsthand, living under various names and identities, and suffering untold loss and heartache, he struggles to find a reason to even go on ''existing''. [[spoiler: After he's forced to return to the Infernous to spring Tobias and Ambriel, he simply gives up and resigns himself to his fate, sitting unmoving on a bench for several eternities. Unfortunately for him, [[TraumaCongaLine his story doesn't end there]]...]]

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** ''No More Truths'' references [[OffToSeeTheWizard The Wizard of Oz]] in the chapter [[http://nomoretruths.tumblr.com/post/107210923496/the-quest-end-of-act-1 "The Quest"]]: the party pays a visit to the castle of powerful, intimidating ruler of legend with a booming voice, who orders them on a deadly, seemingly impossible quest. ([[WhatCouldHaveBeen Had ''No More Truths'' continued]], said ruler would, would also, like the Wizard, have been revealed to be less terrible than he appeared, with Azrael [[spoiler: Az'uh'ra'el giving his life to save the party from The Carver]].Carver.)
* WhoWantsToLiveForever: Michaelis. After surviving beyond his own death, witnessing all of Arkn history firsthand, living under various names and identities, and suffering untold loss and heartache, he struggles to find a reason to even go on ''existing''. [[spoiler: After he's forced to return to the Infernous to spring Tobias and Ambriel, he simply gives up and resigns himself to his fate, sitting unmoving on a bench for several eternities. Unfortunately for him, [[TraumaCongaLine his story doesn't end there]]...]]



** The .Reality system is formed in the rough shape of a tree, with a set number of central timelines "branching out" into infinite offshoots.

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** The .Reality system is formed in the rough shape of roughly based on a tree, with a set number of central timelines "branching out" into infinite offshoots.



* ZombieApocalypse: Something resembling this occurs in The 7venth Reality. Doubles with OurZombiesAreDifferent.

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* ZombieApocalypse: Something resembling this occurs occurred in The ''The 7venth Reality.Reality''. Doubles with OurZombiesAreDifferent.


** ''The Mirrorverse Canon'' -- A set of stories dealing with the "7 Negatives": broken and warped timelines that may or may not exist.

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** ''The Mirrorverse Canon'' -- A set of stories dealing with the "7 Negatives": broken and warped timelines that may or may not exist. Contains very little content.



** ''The Silence Canon'' -- An open canon dealing with an essence of existence that two willing beings can use to mentally connect to each other.
** ''The Root Quests'' -- Focuses on the quests and struggles revolving around for the Reality Root, a relic of immense power.
** ''Voidthology'' -- A storyline lore-building Splinter B (the broken split of existence that occurred during the May 15th event of 2016). This storyline deals with those who were effected by Voidweb and the damage it caused.

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** ''The Silence Canon'' -- An open canon dealing with an essence of existence that two willing beings can use to mentally connect to each other. \n Contains very little content.
** ''The Root Quests'' -- Focuses on the quests and struggles revolving around for the Reality Root, a relic of immense power.
power. A storyline that [[StillbornFranchise never really got off the ground]], with only a single (unfinished) series in its roster.
** ''Voidthology'' -- A storyline lore-building Splinter B (the broken split of existence that occurred during the May 15th event of 2016). This storyline deals with those who were effected by Voidweb and the damage it caused. Intended to launch a new era in the franchise, this storyline was virtually [[OrphanedSeries abandoned]], with almost no canon content currently remaining.



The individual works in the Arknthology and the Arkn Mythos Chronology are outlined on the (work in progress) [[Recap/TheArknMythos Recap]] page. There is also a [[https://nightchase82.tumblr.com/post/168635331795/arkn-mythos-universe-a-masterpost masterpost]] listing all the content from the Arknverse. While most of the content has unfortunately been removed, descriptions and GIFs from the franchise can be found on the official [[http://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/The_Arkn_Mythos_Wiki wiki]].

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The individual works in the Arknthology and the Arkn Mythos Chronology are outlined on the (work in progress) [[Recap/TheArknMythos Recap]] page. There is also a [[https://nightchase82.tumblr.com/post/168635331795/arkn-mythos-universe-a-masterpost masterpost]] listing all the content from the Arknverse. While most of the content has unfortunately been removed, descriptions and GIFs [=GIFs=] from the franchise can be found on the official [[http://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/The_Arkn_Mythos_Wiki wiki]].


** Season 3 of [=ACryFromWinter=] introduces a group of powerful beings known as the Associates (who are also played a crucial role in the plot of ''13rkingwond3rlandvlog''), who claim they are trying to prevent James's death, because he's [[spoiler: the vessel of one of Surge, one of their members]]. Due to Season 3 being CutShort, the plot was cancelled; "Reality Runs Red Pt. 2" has [[spoiler: Uriel revealing to the audience that he's been in the Infernous since his awakening, and departing the realm for good -- relegating the Associates story arc (and all related plots) to an Infernous "illusion"]]. This also raises the question of how much of what we saw in ''13rkingwond3rlandvlog'' holds true in .Reality. (The Associates, at least, are real, as they are mentioned in ''The Lost Chronicles of R.G.L.'' and appear briefly in other media.)

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** Season 3 of [=ACryFromWinter=] introduces a group of powerful beings known as the Associates (who are also played (in addition to playing a crucial role in the plot of ''13rkingwond3rlandvlog''), who ''13rkingwond3rland'' vlog) claim they are trying to prevent James's death, because he's [[spoiler: the vessel of one of Surge, one of their members]]. Due to Season 3 being CutShort, the plot was cancelled; "Reality Runs Red Pt. 2" has [[spoiler: Uriel revealing to the audience that he's been in the Infernous since his awakening, and departing the realm for good -- relegating the Associates story arc (and all related plots) to an Infernous "illusion"]]."illusion". This also raises the question of how much of what we saw in ''13rkingwond3rlandvlog'' holds true in .Reality. (The Associates, at least, are real, as they are mentioned in ''The Lost Chronicles of R.G.L.'' and appear briefly in other media.)



* AnachronicOrder: At the end of the TKS episode “Paradise Lost”, Ellpagg [[spoiler: uses his newly-acquired powers to enter the timelines of .Reality at various points and begins awakening the Arknangels -- asserting himself as Michael’s guardian and shoving into a new timeline, and leaving messages for Tobias, Gabriel and Alex]] -- thus putting into motion the events that have occurred throughout Act I of the Arknthology.
** Likewise, most of Ellpagg's in-person appearances in Season 2 of ''Michael's Camera'' (save for his appearances in "The letter" and "hahaha") actually occur after the end of TKS, by which point Ellpagg [[spoiler: is in his post-shift stage, with new, god-like powers]].

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* AnachronicOrder: At the end of the TKS episode “Paradise Lost”, Ellpagg [[spoiler: uses his newly-acquired powers to enter the timelines of .Reality at various points and begins begin awakening the Arknangels -- asserting himself as Michael’s guardian and shoving him into a new timeline, and leaving messages for Tobias, Gabriel and Alex]] Alex -- thus putting into in motion the events that have occurred occur throughout Act I of the Arknthology.
** Likewise, most of Ellpagg's in-person appearances in Season 2 of ''Michael's Camera'' (save for his appearances in "The letter" and "hahaha") actually occur after the end of TKS, by which point Ellpagg [[spoiler: is in his post-shift stage, with new, god-like powers]].powers.



* BigBad: The franchise was without one for a long time (in keeping with its basic GrayAndGreyMorality); the Carver was (mostly) confined to the Infernous, and the only force of true evil, the Hethe, generally preferred to watch the chaos and destruction from afar. Finally, [[spoiler: The Carver]] stepped into the role in the final act of ''Michael's Camera'', with the revelation that he's [[spoiler: the vessel and avatar of Deebo, the head of the Hethe pantheon]]. If ''that'' wasn't enough to solidify his status, he then declared his plan to [[spoiler: [[KillEmAll destroy all living things in existence]], just so they can recreate them and make them suffer and die in all new ways.]]
** Subverted in the final act of the Arknthology: [[spoiler: Deebo was true Big Bad; the Carver was merely his avatar and LivingBodySuit in the physical world -- and many of his actions (terrible though they were) were part a elaborate, eons-long plan to create a new, Hethe-free universe]].
* BlackSpeech / SacredLanguage: The nameless language of the Hethe. Said to be "impossible" and "incomprehensible" to the ears, it's actually an audible form of ''pure will''; speaking it aloud warps the fabric of reality (not just .Reality), and can cause untold destruction. Fortunately, it's rarely revealed to non-Hethe -- and only one word at a time.

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* BigBad: The franchise was without one for a long time (in keeping with its basic GrayAndGreyMorality); the Carver was (mostly) confined to the Infernous, and the only force of true evil, the Hethe, generally preferred to watch the chaos and destruction from afar. Finally, [[spoiler: The Carver]] Carver stepped into the role in the final act of ''Michael's Camera'', with the revelation that he's [[spoiler: the vessel and avatar of Deebo, the head of the Hethe pantheon]]. If ''that'' wasn't enough to solidify his status, he then declared his plan to [[spoiler: [[KillEmAll destroy all living things in existence]], things]], just so they can recreate them and make them suffer and die in all new ways.]]
ways]].
** Subverted in the final act of the Arknthology: [[spoiler: Deebo was true Big Bad; the Carver was merely his avatar and LivingBodySuit in the physical world -- and world; many of his actions (terrible actions, terrible though they were) were, were part a elaborate, eons-long plan to create a new, Hethe-free universe]].
universe.
* BlackSpeech / SacredLanguage: The nameless language of the Hethe. Said to be "impossible" and "incomprehensible" to the ears, it's actually an audible form of ''pure will''; speaking it aloud warps the fabric of reality (not just .Reality), Existence, and can cause untold destruction. Fortunately, it's rarely revealed to non-Hethe -- and normally only one word at a time.



* CallForward: In [[http://deathlylogic.tumblr.com/post/151933912310/6 Chapter 6]] of ''Arknthology Stories'' (original version), young Raphael is seen peering in the windows of Uriel's lodge, fearfully gazing at Gynesis. This is in keeping with Raphael's recollection of his first, haunting childhood encounter with Gynesis in ''Of Determination and Crusades''. (Ironically, Raziel -- who spots Raph looking through the window -- speculates that he probably won't remember the incident or will "think nothing of it".)
** In (the now [[CanonDiscontinuity non-canon]]) Chapter 10, Ellpagg is just finishing slaughtering an Arkn city when he's interrupted by a call from Azrael. Ellpagg rather irritably informs Azrael that he will see him soon. [[WordOfGod According to DL]], these events transpire immediately before Episode 10 of Solar’s Crimson -- hence Ellpagg’s disposition and his remarks (albeit [[spoiler: influenced by The Carver]]) about being interrupted in his "work".

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* CallForward: In [[http://deathlylogic.tumblr.com/post/151933912310/6 Chapter 6]] 6 of ''Arknthology Stories'' (original version), young Raphael is seen peering in the windows of Uriel's lodge, fearfully gazing at Gynesis. This is in keeping with Raphael's recollection of his first, haunting childhood encounter with Gynesis in ''Of Determination and Crusades''. (Ironically, Raziel -- who spots Raph looking through the window -- speculates that he probably won't remember the incident or will "think nothing of it".)
** In (the now [[CanonDiscontinuity non-canon]]) Chapter 10, Ellpagg is just finishing slaughtering an Arkn city when he's interrupted by a call from Azrael. Ellpagg rather irritably informs Azrael that he will see him soon. [[WordOfGod According to DL]], these events transpire immediately before Episode 10 of Solar’s Crimson -- hence Ellpagg’s irritable disposition when he shows up, and his remarks (albeit [[spoiler: influenced by The Carver]]) Carver) about being interrupted in his "work".



** Several additional chapters of ''Arknthology Stories'' are non-canon due to being tie-ins to [[WhatCouldHaveBeen material that was never produced]]. These include Chapter 4 (which was intended to help set up the "Evil Ellpagg" character arc that would have been explored in ''TKS: ET'' and ''The Guarded Ones''), Chapter 8 (which includes Redgrave's son Virgil, whose story arc was cancelled), and Chapter 11 (which was supposed to take place during the Civil War arc).

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** Several additional chapters of ''Arknthology Stories'' are non-canon due to being tie-ins to [[WhatCouldHaveBeen material that was never produced]]. These include Chapter 4 8 (which includes Redgrave's son Virgil, whose story arc was cancelled), Chapter 10 (which was intended to help set up the "Evil Ellpagg" character arc that would have been explored in ''TKS: ET'' and ''The Guarded Ones''), Chapter 8 (which includes Redgrave's son Virgil, whose story arc was cancelled), and Chapter 11 (which was supposed to take place during the Civil War arc).



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: [[CrystalDragonJesus Cecil Xenith]], the Arkaissian prophet. His knowledge of humans seems limited to random pop culture references, he has no idea how to dress properly (a tee and button-up in clashing patterns, sunglasses at night) or style his hair (he fastens it in a ponytail directly on the top of his head), doesn't know how to shake hands, and thinks books operate by [[HaveYouTriedRebooting turning them off and back on]]. To top it off, he has the attention span of a gnat and frequently goes on long rants apropos of nothing (under the guise of "lessons"). He's the most irritating individual imaginable...and yet, it is ''[[MoreThanMindControl literally impossible not to like him]].''
* CompanionCube: Dale, Michael Knight's doll/ImaginaryFriend, which he seems to regard as alive. It was intended to function as an Arkn trap (but didn't, due to [[spoiler: already containing a fragment of Ma'lek]]).
* ContinuityNod: In Chapter 1 of ''Rise of the Crusader'', Raphael recalls a day in his childhood when he and Asmodeus discovered a beach at the edge of the forest; he mentions that there was a "tower emitting a rotating light". Later, in the video "Prelude to the Call to Arms" (MC), Michaelis reminisces about the time he spent alone in his lighthouse observing the Arkn -- including two little Arkn children playing on the beach. (He had previously admitted to watching Raphael and Asmodeus training with his father.)

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: [[CrystalDragonJesus Cecil Xenith]], the Arkaissian prophet. His knowledge of humans seems limited to random pop culture references, he has no idea how to dress properly (a tee shirt and button-up shirt in clashing patterns, sunglasses at night) or style his hair (he fastens it in a ponytail directly on the top of his head), doesn't know how to shake hands, and thinks books operate by [[HaveYouTriedRebooting turning them off and back on]]. To top it off, he has the attention span of a gnat and frequently goes on long rants apropos of nothing (under the guise of "lessons"). He's the most irritating individual imaginable...and yet, it is ''[[MoreThanMindControl literally impossible not to like him]].''
* CompanionCube: Dale, Michael Knight's doll/ImaginaryFriend, which he seems to regard as alive. alive and able to speak to him. It was intended to function as an Arkn trap (but trap, but didn't, due to [[spoiler: already containing a fragment of Ma'lek]]).
Ma'lek (hence the "voice" Michael hears coming from the doll).
* ContinuityNod: In Chapter 1 of ''Rise of the Crusader'', Raphael recalls a day in his childhood when he and Asmodeus discovered a beach at the edge of the forest; he mentions that there was a "tower emitting a rotating light". Later, in the video "Prelude to the Call to Arms" (MC), Michaelis reminisces about the time he spent alone in his lighthouse observing the Arkn -- including two little Arkn children playing on the beach. (He had also previously admitted to watching Raphael and Asmodeus training train with his father.)



** ACFW seems to undergo this multiple times in-series over the course of its run, with Alex suddenly exhibiting a slightly different personality and living under (and coping with) different circumstances, and various characters (such as Karl) being portrayed by different actors. [[spoiler: It's actually due to the Infernous altering Uriel's "experience".]]

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** ACFW seems to undergo this multiple times in-series over the course of its run, with Alex suddenly exhibiting a slightly different personality and living under (and coping with) different circumstances, and various characters (such as Karl) suddenly being portrayed by different actors. [[spoiler: It's Subverted, in that it's actually due to the Infernous altering Uriel's "experience".]]



** The Carver occasionally sports a red metallic half mask that looks like a demon's face. (Michael Knight briefly wears the same mask in Season 3 of ''Michael's Camera'' [[spoiler: after he becomes the Carver's vessel]].)

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** The Carver occasionally sports a red metallic half mask that looks like a demon's face. (Michael Knight briefly wears the same mask in Season 3 of ''Michael's Camera'' [[spoiler: after he becomes the Carver's vessel]].vessel.)


* FauxShadowing: "TIME.HOP.PAST.TWO" (''Michael's Camera'') makes ominous references to figures called "The Mother" and "The Father" (the Hethe Gar'sha and De'ebo, respectively), hinting that the two of them will play a major part in the series and the Arknthology as a whole. Gar’sha never appears in MC, and makes only a handful of brief cameos in other works,[[note]]''The Knight Shift'', ''Arknthology Stories'', and ''The Golden Queen''[[/note]] in a passive (and even positive) role utterly unlike the cataclysmic one hinted at in "PAST.TWO".

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* FauxShadowing: "TIME.HOP.PAST.TWO" (''Michael's Camera'') makes a number of ominous references to events and beings that don't exactly pan out.
** There is mention of
figures called "The Mother" and "The Father" (the Hethe Gar'sha and De'ebo, respectively), hinting that the two of them will play a major part in the series and the Arknthology as a whole. Gar’sha never appears in MC, and makes only a handful of brief cameos in other works,[[note]]''The Knight Shift'', ''Arknthology Stories'', and ''The Golden Queen''[[/note]] in a passive (and even positive) role role, utterly unlike the cataclysmic one hinted at in "PAST.TWO".TWO".
** There is also mention of an [[EldritchAbomination entity]] called "Masiagaloth", who, on the date of April 19, 2018, "ceases its state of dreaming and wakes up." Masiagaloth, whatever it may be, is never mentioned again in
''any'' Arkn Mythos media.


The [[ForeverWar conflict]] between the [[OurAngelsAreDifferent angelic-looking]], magick-wielding Arkn and the [[OurDemonsAreDifferent demon-like]], [[PsychicPowers psychic]] Dekn has been raging since time immortal. The War is further complicated by the appearance of a new race of beings: humans, who are patterned after the Arkn (minus their magic powers and wings). The Arkn quickly begin interfering in the lives of humans, attaching themselves to their own descendants as [[GuardianAngel "Guardians"]] and making them their slaves. It isn't long before humanity wind up being caught in the crossfire and nearly destroyed. Fortunately, thanks to the work of a powerful Dekn guild called the Persophelums, the human race is preserved and continues to thrive -- [[InsideAComputerSystem inside a sentient A.I. system]] called .Reality. The system holds countless copies of the original Earth and its inhabitants, and is intended to provide all humans with infinite opportunities to live out their days free from the meddling of the Arkn. However, the Arkn have found ways to infiltrate the system -- and the War continues to affect and involve humans in ways that neither side could have imagined.


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The [[ForeverWar conflict]] between the [[OurAngelsAreDifferent angelic-looking]], magick-wielding [[MagicAIsMagicA magick-wielding]] Arkn and the [[OurDemonsAreDifferent demon-like]], [[PsychicPowers psychic]] Dekn has been raging since time immortal. The War war is further complicated by the appearance of a new race of beings: humans, who are patterned after the Arkn (minus their magic powers and wings). The Arkn quickly begin interfering in the lives of humans, attaching themselves to their own descendants as [[GuardianAngel "Guardians"]] and making them their slaves. It isn't long before humanity wind up being is caught in the crossfire and nearly destroyed. Fortunately, thanks to the work of a powerful Dekn guild called the Persophelums, the human race is preserved and continues to thrive -- [[InsideAComputerSystem inside a sentient A.I. system]] called .Reality.known as ".Reality". The system holds countless copies of the original Earth and its inhabitants, and is intended to provide all humans with infinite opportunities to live out their days free from the meddling of the Arkn. However, the Arkn have found discovered ways to infiltrate the system -- and the War continues to affect and involve humans in ways that neither side could have imagined.

anticipated.



** Season 3 of [=ACryFromWinter=] introduces a group of powerful beings known as the Associates (who are also play a crucial role in the plot of ''13rkingwond3rlandvlog''), who claim they are trying to prevent James's death, because he's [[spoiler: the vessel of one of Surge, one of their members]]. Due to Season 3 being CutShort, the plot was cancelled; "Reality Runs Red Pt. 2" has [[spoiler: Uriel revealing to the audience that he's been in the Infernous since his awakening, and departing the realm for good -- relegating the Associates story arc (and all related plots) to an Infernous "illusion"]]. This also raises the question of how much of what we saw in ''13rkingwond3rlandvlog'' holds true in .Reality. (The Associates, at least, are real, as they are mentioned in ''The Lost Chronicles of R.G.L.'' and appear briefly in other media.)

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** Season 3 of [=ACryFromWinter=] introduces a group of powerful beings known as the Associates (who are also play played a crucial role in the plot of ''13rkingwond3rlandvlog''), who claim they are trying to prevent James's death, because he's [[spoiler: the vessel of one of Surge, one of their members]]. Due to Season 3 being CutShort, the plot was cancelled; "Reality Runs Red Pt. 2" has [[spoiler: Uriel revealing to the audience that he's been in the Infernous since his awakening, and departing the realm for good -- relegating the Associates story arc (and all related plots) to an Infernous "illusion"]]. This also raises the question of how much of what we saw in ''13rkingwond3rlandvlog'' holds true in .Reality. (The Associates, at least, are real, as they are mentioned in ''The Lost Chronicles of R.G.L.'' and appear briefly in other media.)



** The setting and SteamPunk motifs of [=Type0Negative=]'s ([[LostEpisode now-deleted]]) "Tales From the Court of the Traveling Crown" blogs took some cues from ''Series/{{Firefly}}''.


The MythArc at the heart of the Arknverse draws inspiration from modern pop culture (including ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', ''Franchise/TheMatrix'', and ''TheDarkTower'' franchise) and mythological literature (particularly Myth/ClassicalMythology, ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'', and [[HeavenAndHell Abrahamic theology]]). The stories are mostly told through vlogs and blogs, as well as audio logs and electronic music. While most of the content has unfortunately been removed, descriptions and GIFs from the franchise can be found on the official [[http://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/The_Arkn_Mythos_Wiki wiki]].

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The MythArc at the heart of the Arknverse draws inspiration from modern pop culture (including ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', ''Franchise/TheMatrix'', and ''TheDarkTower'' franchise) and mythological literature (particularly Myth/ClassicalMythology, ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'', and [[HeavenAndHell Abrahamic theology]]). The stories are mostly told through vlogs and blogs, as well as audio logs and electronic music. While most of the content has unfortunately been removed, descriptions and GIFs from the franchise can be found on the official [[http://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/The_Arkn_Mythos_Wiki wiki]].
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The videos relevant to the Arknthology can be viewed in a [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAAupQQDch7opr0KtT74AY7EuEVWqeIER trio]] [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAAupQQDch7rGDFwTgHKzVoZ09p9k2gaX of]] [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAAupQQDch7qVUKbY5ZjpKq8zVIZMBRju playlists]].

The individual works in the Arknthology and the Arkn Mythos Chronology are outlined on the (work in progress) [[Recap/TheArknMythos Recap]] page. There is also a [[https://nightchase82.tumblr.com/post/168635331795/arkn-mythos-universe-a-masterpost masterpost]] listing all the content from the Arknverse. More information about the Arknverse can be found on the official Arkn Mythos [[http://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/The_Arkn_Mythos_Wiki wiki]].

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The videos relevant to the Arknthology can be viewed in a [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAAupQQDch7opr0KtT74AY7EuEVWqeIER trio]] [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAAupQQDch7rGDFwTgHKzVoZ09p9k2gaX of]] [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAAupQQDch7qVUKbY5ZjpKq8zVIZMBRju playlists]].

The individual works in the Arknthology and the Arkn Mythos Chronology are outlined on the (work in progress) [[Recap/TheArknMythos Recap]] page. There is also a [[https://nightchase82.tumblr.com/post/168635331795/arkn-mythos-universe-a-masterpost masterpost]] listing all the content from the Arknverse. More information about While most of the Arknverse content has unfortunately been removed, descriptions and GIFs from the franchise can be found on the official Arkn Mythos [[http://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/The_Arkn_Mythos_Wiki wiki]].


The MythArc at the heart of the Arknverse draws inspiration from modern pop culture (including ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', ''Franchise/TheMatrix'', and ''TheDarkTower'' franchise) and mythological literature (particularly Myth/ClassicalMythology, ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'', and [[HeavenAndHell Abrahamic theology]]). The stories are mostly told through vlogs and blogs, as well as audio logs and electronic music.

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The MythArc at the heart of the Arknverse draws inspiration from modern pop culture (including ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', ''Franchise/TheMatrix'', and ''TheDarkTower'' franchise) and mythological literature (particularly Myth/ClassicalMythology, ''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'', and [[HeavenAndHell Abrahamic theology]]). The stories are mostly told through vlogs and blogs, as well as audio logs and electronic music. \n While most of the content has unfortunately been removed, descriptions and GIFs from the franchise can be found on the official [[http://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/The_Arkn_Mythos_Wiki wiki]].


** In Season 3 of [=MedBoy789=] Abaddon finally appears and announces his plans to revitalize the Arkn kingdom. In his second appearance, he uses Toby's vessel to contact Drakulah and ask him to be his second-in-command; Abaddon instructs him to have all humans with Guardian Arkn contact their Guardians, so that the Arkn can regroup and begin rebuilding. While there are many episodes following this, neither Abaddon nor Drakulah ever appears again, and the plot is seemingly forgotten. In ''The Golden Queen'',[[note]](now deleted)[[/note]] it's revealed that Delphar built the city of New Elysium, where he rules over the surviving Arkn -- with Abaddon seemingly out of the picture completely. (While it's possible that Delphar acted under Abaddon's orders, this is never indicated.)

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** In Season 3 of [=MedBoy789=] Abaddon finally appears and announces his plans to revitalize the Arkn kingdom. In his second appearance, he uses Toby's vessel to contact Drakulah and ask him to be his second-in-command; Abaddon instructs him to have all humans with Guardian Arkn contact their Guardians, so that the Arkn can regroup and begin rebuilding. While there are many episodes following this, neither Abaddon nor Drakulah ever appears again, and the and plot is seemingly forgotten. In ''The Golden Queen'',[[note]](now deleted)[[/note]] it's revealed that Delphar built the city of New Elysium, where he rules over the surviving Arkn -- with Abaddon seemingly out of the picture completely. (While it's possible that Delphar acted under Abaddon's orders, this is never indicated.)



* AncientAstronauts: In in addition to inspiring the angels and demons of the Abrahamic religions, the Arkn and Dekn were behind a number of legends from various mythologies. Many "Divine" or supernatural events from throughout human history are implied to have been caused by them (or their tampering with the programming of .Reality).

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* AncientAstronauts: In in addition to inspiring the angels and demons of the Abrahamic religions, the Arkn and Dekn were behind a number of legends from various mythologies. Many "Divine" or supernatural events from throughout human history are implied to have been caused by them (or their tampering with the programming of .Reality).



** Redgrave apparently [[https://arknthologystories.tumblr.com/post/158472360211/1-pleased-to-meet-you inspired]] the mythological being known as {{Satan}}. He decided to run with it.

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** Redgrave apparently [[https://arknthologystories.tumblr.com/post/158472360211/1-pleased-to-meet-you inspired]] inspired the mythological being known as {{Satan}}. He decided to run with it.


** All active projects created by [=TypeONegative=] and [=FeralWasteland=] were cancelled in December of 2016 when the duo left the Mythos. These included the vlogs ''Wayward_Winter'' and ''[=Medboy789=]'', the blog ''Of Determination and Crusades'' (a.k.a. [=MedBoy123=]), and the existing blogs from The Broken Crown Saga (including ''In The Wake Of The Broken Crown'' and ''Tales From The Court Of The Traveling Crown''). ''Wayward_Winter'' and ''[=MedBoy789=]'' were briefly [[UnCancelled revived]] in the spring of 2017, only they were cancelled again in early summer of that same year.
** The plot of ''The Logs of Cedric Kharon'' ends abruptly at the beginning of a new plot arc, with the protagonist searching Nexia for the City of Layn and a being known as "The Illusive Dawn". Cedric is next seen at the Battle of the Arknza, helping the Jester and Malek fight off Deebo.

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** All active projects created by [=TypeONegative=] and [=FeralWasteland=] were cancelled in December of 2016 when the duo left the Mythos. These included the vlogs ''Wayward_Winter'' and ''[=Medboy789=]'', the blog ''Of Determination and Crusades'' (a.k.a. [=MedBoy123=]), and the existing blogs from The Broken Crown Saga (including ''In The Wake Of The Broken Crown'' and ''Tales From The Court Of The Traveling Crown''). ''Wayward_Winter'' and ''[=MedBoy789=]'' were briefly [[UnCancelled revived]] in the spring of 2017, only they were and (despite being cancelled again in early summer of that same year.year) eventually finished -- albeit with severely truncated plots.
** The plot of ''The Logs of Cedric Kharon'' ends abruptly at the beginning of a new plot arc, with the protagonist searching Nexia for the City of Layn and a being known as "The Illusive Dawn". Cedric is next seen at the Battle of the Arknza, helping the Jester and Malek to fight off Deebo.



** ''Solar’s Crimson'' was intended to run through at least two seasons; it ended after one. The series was briefly revived in December 2017, with a new, stand-alone plot unrelated to the Arknthlogy -- which was also cut short.



** The text overlay that opens the first episode of TKS dramatically recalls part of the Hethian creation myth, and talks extensively about “The Father” and “The Mother” -- the Hethe De’ebo and Gar’sha, respectively -- giving the impression that they will be important to the story (with a warning to beware “The Mother” in particular). While De’ebo is revealed to be (somewhat) influential to the events of the series, Gar’sha only makes a brief cameo -- and neither figure features as prominently in the Arknthology as the opening implies.
*** The text also mentions "The Father" creating "Heaven" (described as a land of gold with "endless cities of light" -- an obvious reference to the Golden Cities) and "Hell" (i.e. the Infernous). Later canon establishes that this isn't the case at all: both realms were created by Raziel, while The Carver (who is an outreach of Deebo's power) simply acted as the first Emperor of the Infinitium).

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** The text overlay that opens the first episode of TKS dramatically recalls part of the Hethian creation myth, and talks extensively about “The Father” and “The Mother” -- the Hethe De’ebo and Gar’sha, respectively -- giving the impression that they will be important to the story (with a warning to beware “The Mother” in particular). While De’ebo is revealed to be (somewhat) influential to the events of the series, Gar’sha only makes a few brief cameo -- cameos, and neither figure features as prominently in the Arknthology as the opening implies.
*** The text also mentions "The Father" creating "Heaven" (described as a land of gold with "endless cities of light" -- an obvious reference to the Golden Cities) and "Hell" (i.e. the Infernous). Later canon establishes that this isn't the case at all: both realms were created by Raziel, while The Carver (who is an outreach outgrowth of Deebo's power) simply acted as the first Emperor of the Infinitium).Infinitium.



*** While writing about The Carver, Cedric expounds on "The Joys" and the "[[https://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/Feared_Ones Feared Ones"]][[note]](a concept initially borrowed from Franchise/TheFearMythos)[[/note]], explaining that Raziel[[note]]described as "the Golden City's master creator/builder"[[/note]] was the first of the Joys and the "architect" of the emotions felt by the original humans, and that the Fears were founded by the Carver to seek to manipulate negative emotions; the two castes are also depicted as deities who are [[TheUnfettered controlled by no one]] and fight to "claim" the souls of humans by While the descriptions of The Carver remained fairly accurate, Raziel had nothing to do with humanity's emotions, and the Joys and Fears were downgraded into powerful Arkn and Dekn who simply happen to have unique talents or "gifts".
*** Cedric also speaks of Carver as "a god to pray to". While the idea of The Carver being a potential deity is teased throughout the Arknthology, we never see or hear of anyone praying to him.[[note]]While it's vaguely hinted that he helped inspire the figure of [[TheDevil Satan]], he is never explicitly identified as such.[[/note]]
*** The Beyond, where Cedric spends quite a few ([[MindScrew very bizarre]]) chapters, is presented as a major setting, but barely features in any other works.
** The earlier videos of Michael’s Camera (i.e. those filmed circa 2014) are much darker and grainier in quality.
This makes it especially jarring when they’re sandwiched in between “newer” episodes, continuity-wise.

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*** While writing about The Carver, Cedric expounds on "The Joys" and the "[[https://thearknmythos.wikia.com/wiki/Feared_Ones Feared Ones"]][[note]](a concept initially borrowed from Franchise/TheFearMythos)[[/note]], explaining that Raziel[[note]]described as "the Golden City's master creator/builder"[[/note]] was the first of the Joys and the "architect" of the emotions felt by the original humans, and that the Fears were founded by the The Carver to seek to manipulate negative emotions; the two castes are also depicted as deities who are [[TheUnfettered controlled by no one]] one]], and fight to "claim" the souls of humans by humans. While the descriptions of The Carver remained remain fairly accurate, Raziel had nothing to do with humanity's emotions, and the Joys and Fears were downgraded into to powerful Arkn and Dekn who simply just happen to have unique talents or "gifts".
*** Cedric also speaks of Carver as "a god to pray to". While the idea of The Carver being a potential deity is teased throughout the Arknthology, we never see or hear of anyone praying to him.[[note]]While it's [[note]]It's vaguely hinted that he helped inspire the figure of [[TheDevil Satan]], he is but he's never explicitly identified as such.[[/note]]
*** The Beyond, where Cedric spends quite a few ([[MindScrew very bizarre]]) chapters, is presented as a major setting, but setting; however, it barely features in any other works.
** The earlier videos of Michael’s Camera (i.e. those filmed circa 2014) are much darker and grainier in quality. \n This makes it especially jarring when they’re sandwiched in between “newer” episodes, continuity-wise.


** Theater Mask's nickname (Jester) and personality (he’s a {{Trickster}} and a WildCard) tie him to the '''Joker'''.

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** Theater Mask's nickname (Jester) and personality (he’s a {{Trickster}} [[TheTrickster Trickster]] and a WildCard) tie him to the '''Joker'''.

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