Ending of the Ancient Gods Part 2 Explained

25 Mar

-For the Uncensored!

Doom Eternal Ancient Gods Pat 2 Ending

If the ending of Ancient Gods Part 2, and for those who haven’t yet played the game, the recap is that Flynn Taggert, our fellow Doom Slayer, has finally vanquished evil and with that, he goes to sleep with the world that he saves. But the ending where he is buried once again near the Blood Swamps, makes you think a little bit. It does make you consider that Id is following true to there form. If you think the Doom Slayer is dead, I think you might be overthinking it a little. I think if you allowed the Doom Slayer to live on, it might mean bad news for those who wanted to keep playing as Flynn. What I do think is clear. It was an inside job between God and the Devil to bring down the Doom Slayer.

It doesn’t seem as simple as a video game, like Mario chasing after Princess Peach. That’s kind of a simplistic way, but the deeper attitudes posed within Doom Eternal is that this isn’t the type of narrative that one reads when they are young. If the impossible defeat comes from looking at the souls the Doom Slayer vanquished, this does bring up an interesting question 

            Did the All Father and God work together to putting the Doom Slayer on ice? Did it mean that bringing back the All Father, the Dark Lord, lead the Doom Slayer into a trap? 

            This does mean that the Doom Slayer is a tool, a weapon for when the balance of light and dark are upset and the meaning of the Corax tablet does bring up a pretty good point. “May the blood on your sword never dry and may we never need you again.”

            It seems like we all want some magical happy ending for our characters and it seems like what the world wants is not what individual creators want. It does seem to fall in line with Doom 64’s ending and how the Slayer was reinvented by the Makyrs and Sentinels. To me, if there are no demons, then the Slayer can rest while the world is rebuilding again. Considering that you have to have a time of peace before another upset happens in the Doom Universe. When you remember the Doom Slayer’s journey began and how much he has lost, considering that we never get to see the background with his family, I don’t think that would make any difference. The Doom Slayer already lost that part of his life, and the Doom Slayer is corrupted by his rage and how he was betrayed by Vega and the UAC. Then it leads to his imprisonment. It seems like Id was doing something far more subtle with the narrative, and this is a first for Id. 

            I’m not going to make the claim that the Doom Slayer is dead, but this doesn’t mean the end for the Doom franchise. I do have one observation: I think maybe they should have saved the Ancient Gods for a third game. Also, they should have used the DLC for a Betrayer back story. I know this might not be original, but it makes the most sense. 

            I do think that the Doom Slayer has been through a lot. It seems like this might be a time when they do something experimental with the franchise. I do believe they did write themselves into a corner, but maybe they can work better with some time, but then, this is just the beginning. I do believe that Hayden still won after all this time. When he brought back the Dark Lord, it was the Doom Slayers fault that he was on ice, but in some cases, the Doom Slayer would have done it anyway. 

            Only here, is where the Doom Slayer knew he was bested by both god and the devil. If he is just another instrument, maybe it will be another game that lets us see where he faces off against the armies of heaven and hell again. But for now, I say that Flynn isn’t dead, and it brings us back to 2016, when we might just see the Doom Slayer’s coffin opening back up again.

What do you think about the ending of Ancient Gods and Doom Eternal. Let me know in a DM or comment below. (I don’t think you need my permission to comment or talk to me about what I say in the articles, so fire away.)

-Louis Bruno is the author of more than 15 books, including, The Michael Project, The Michael Project: Book 2: The Lost Children of Eve, Thy Kingdom Come, The Disintegrating Bloodline, Apocalypse Soldier, Hierarchy of Dwindling Sheep. His books can be found on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Lulu. He can be found on Gab, https://gab.com/thereallouistbruno, Minds https://www.minds.com/lbruno8063/, and Parlerhttps://parler.com/profile/therealLouistbruno/posts. Instagram @lbrruno8063 and @louisbrunoofficialbook. He has written for the Intellectual Conservative and Ephemere. Also, he writes on https://louisbruno.substack.com, where you can support him directly. His latest, Come Home, Young One, a dark fantasy novel is out now at Lulu.com. Link is here: https://www.lulu.com/en/us/shop/louis-bruno/come-home-young-one/hardcover/product-pw8q7z.html?page=1&pageSize=4.  His next series, City of Sand, will be available sometime this year.

Note from Louis: Thanks so much for reading my articles and being such a constant reader, and listening to my podcasts. I usually write two to three articles a day during the week, but one to two on the weekends. Also, if you haven’t already, please subscribe, donate, like my articles and comment, buy my books, leave a review. Sharing the articles and podcasts helps above all can help if you can’t donate, too. Thank you so much.

One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

$5.00
$15.00
$100.00
$5.00
$15.00
$100.00
$5.00
$15.00
$100.00

Or enter a custom amount

$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

A$5.00
A$15.00
A$100.00
A$5.00
A$15.00
A$100.00
A$5.00
A$15.00
A$100.00

Or enter a custom amount

A$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

R$5.00
R$15.00
R$100.00
R$5.00
R$15.00
R$100.00
R$5.00
R$15.00
R$100.00

Or enter a custom amount

R$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

C$5.00
C$15.00
C$100.00
C$5.00
C$15.00
C$100.00
C$5.00
C$15.00
C$100.00

Or enter a custom amount

C$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

5.00 CHF
15.00 CHF
100.00 CHF
5.00 CHF
15.00 CHF
100.00 CHF
5.00 CHF
15.00 CHF
100.00 CHF

Or enter a custom amount

CHF

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

25.00 Dkr
75.00 Dkr
500.00 Dkr
25.00 Dkr
75.00 Dkr
500.00 Dkr
25.00 Dkr
75.00 Dkr
500.00 Dkr

Or enter a custom amount

Dkr

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

€5.00
€15.00
€100.00
€5.00
€15.00
€100.00
€5.00
€15.00
€100.00

Or enter a custom amount


Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

£3.00
£9.00
£60.00
£3.00
£9.00
£60.00
£3.00
£9.00
£60.00

Or enter a custom amount

£

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

40.00 HK$
120.00 HK$
800.00 HK$
40.00 HK$
120.00 HK$
800.00 HK$
40.00 HK$
120.00 HK$
800.00 HK$

Or enter a custom amount

HK$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

5 ₹
15 ₹
100 ₹
5 ₹
15 ₹
100 ₹
5 ₹
15 ₹
100 ₹

Or enter a custom amount


Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

¥500
¥1,500
¥10,000
¥500
¥1,500
¥10,000
¥500
¥1,500
¥10,000

Or enter a custom amount

¥

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

MX$100.00
MX$300.00
MX$2,000.00
MX$100.00
MX$300.00
MX$2,000.00
MX$100.00
MX$300.00
MX$2,000.00

Or enter a custom amount

MX$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

30.00 Kr
90.00 Kr
600.00 Kr
30.00 Kr
90.00 Kr
600.00 Kr
30.00 Kr
90.00 Kr
600.00 Kr

Or enter a custom amount

Kr

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

NZ$5.00
NZ$15.00
NZ$100.00
NZ$5.00
NZ$15.00
NZ$100.00
NZ$5.00
NZ$15.00
NZ$100.00

Or enter a custom amount

NZ$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

20.00 PLN
60.00 PLN
400.00 PLN
20.00 PLN
60.00 PLN
400.00 PLN
20.00 PLN
60.00 PLN
400.00 PLN

Or enter a custom amount

PLN

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

30.00 Skr
90.00 Skr
600.00 Skr
30.00 Skr
90.00 Skr
600.00 Skr
30.00 Skr
90.00 Skr
600.00 Skr

Or enter a custom amount

Skr

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly
One-Time
Monthly
Yearly

Make a one-time donation

Make a monthly donation

Make a yearly donation

Choose an amount

S$5.00
S$15.00
S$100.00
S$5.00
S$15.00
S$100.00
S$5.00
S$15.00
S$100.00

Or enter a custom amount

S$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

Your contribution is appreciated.

DonateDonate monthlyDonate yearly

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s