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Nightmare Fuel / Assassin's Creed: Freedom Cry

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  • The evils of slavery are EVERYWHERE in Port-au-Prince. One of your first missions is preventing an Overseer running down a slave woman and causally executing her. Pretty standard stuff, right? Then it happens again, and again, and again. You realize this is a common thing and Adéwalé can't be there for even a fraction of the slaves executed for trying to escape.
    • This is supplemented by all the slaves who are held in cages, being forced to drink from horse troughs, being whipped to death, and sold like cattle at auctions. The DLC very deliberately makes it impossible to rescue everyone and the trade continues on even when Adéwalé interrupts it. Becomes Fridge Horror when you realize all of this stuff really happened.
  • The penultimate mission. Adéwalé watches a slave-ship assaulted by the Governor's forces in retaliation for Adéwalé's actions. Adéwalé struggles to rescue as many slaves as possible but he's unable to get a fraction of them free before the ship falls apart around him. At one point, you're forced to watch dozens of slaves hanging upside down as they're drowned around you, Adéwalé unable to do a damned thing about it. This event triggers Adéwalé's Despair Event Horizon and Roaring Rampage of Revenge.


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