THE POWER OF SELF-SACRIFICE

“A man can have anything if he is willing to sacrifice.”

Sith Emperor Vitiate, Star Wars

In Norse mythology, Odin became the All-Father of the gods by enduring a series of painful trials. For instance, Odin sacrificed his eye in order to gain wisdom. Then he impaled himself on his own spear while hanging himself from the World Tree Yggdrasil in order to unlock the hidden secrets in runes and acquire a greater understanding of the universe. I am thinking of having the main character of Dawn of the Dark Ice endure a similar torturous transformation as Odin in future volumes.

2 thoughts on “THE POWER OF SELF-SACRIFICE”

  1. I dunno. A character who pokes out their own eye is a bit yucky. Plus, when you think about this sacrifice motif, it’s really very basic human psychology applied to the supernatural world. In human society you give something to get something. So supernatural beings, nature, etc must work the same way right? Well, not necessarily.

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