The Assassin's Creed franchise is nothing short of interesting lore and mythos, encapsulated in a narrative spanning virtually all of recorded history itself.
A bit of science fiction, compounded by a never-ending conflict between the Assassins and the Templars, has successfully resulted in one of the best-selling franchises of all time.
What started as a simple battle of ideologies in the Crusades, has developed into a morally-ambiguous discussion on which side is more right than the other. No matter if one plays as Desmond Miles or Layla Hassan, the player gets the opportunity to see various characters interact with one another, in their respective period of time.
This provides the opportunity to see not only how some figures of that era interacted with others, but also how the protagonists of the games formed bonds with them.
These relationships, intimate or otherwise, formed the basis of what made playing the Assassin's Creed game so gratifying, knowing that these characters were capable of more than just being a robotic NPC.
While iconic relationships like that between Ezio and Leonardo may have stood out to players, there are others that may have been overlooked. Upon closer inspection, the bonds between certain characters throughout the series offer players a glimpse into some truly compelling storytelling...