The Lore Behind One of Dark Souls II's Most Enigmatic Locations

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Dark Souls lore speculation and theories can go really deep, which just shows how dedicated the series' fanbase is.

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The "Shrine of Amana" is one of the most beautiful and mysterious places in Dark Souls II, with only a few scattered around in-game about its lore and background. But Souls veteran Vaati has it all, with a little fan-speculation added, squeezed into a really well-edited video.

Minor spoilers ahead, although you're not really supposed to know anything about the place on your first playthrough, anyway. The thing I remember the most going through this part is that the enemies hit hard and are really annoying.

Dark Souls 2 Lore The Archdrake Sect [VaatiVidya, YouTube]

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Dark Souls is my dysfunctional relationship in games. I don't think it is possible to love anything more, yet hate it so very much at times. I find the lore and the adventure, the discovery so incredible, so inviting, yet I realize it won't be possible to see half of the world or it's mysteries. I just don't believe I'm capable of beating some of the bosses. I realize that's part of the allure of most of it's players but I get frustrated knowing I'm "not worthy."