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With a few exceptions, Dracula has been the villain of every title. Originally named Mathias Cronqvist, Dracula is a former mortal turned wicked following the death of his wife. His lust for vengeance turned him into an immortal vampire.

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He desires to wage war against humanity for having killed his second wife, who was accused of witchcraft and burned at the stake, and take the world under his possession, but has been foiled by the Belmonts in every generation of his immortal life.

The only known Belmont Dracula has been able to defeat, though posthumously, is Simon Belmont. Sometime between Leon and Simon, Dracula sired a dhampir vampire son named Alucard with his then-lover, Lisa.

Lisa was discovered and thus executed by humans as told during Symphony of the Night as a result. Her execution further fuels Dracula's hatred for mankind - an emotion not shared by Alucard, which sets the stage for Alucard's alliance with Trevor, and rescue of Richter.

Despite being the primary villain of the series, his role is often passive, and he simply waits in his castle, letting his monsters confront anyone for him. His appearance varies from game to game, but a few recurring ones exist.

He is one of the playable characters in Castlevania: Dracula will appear in the crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros.

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Ultimate as a stage character. The Adventure and Castlevania II: Death is often a boss fought toward the end of the game. He is considered Dracula's second-in-command and most trusted minion.

Sometimes he has played an important role to the storyline, such as Castlevania: He is a playable character as the skeletal knight in Castlevania Judgment. In most of his appearances, Death closely resembles the cultural personification of the Grim Reaperbeing a legless skeleton in a hooded cloak with a scythe.

Like Dracula, he can change into a second form upon being defeated in the game. Death will appear in the crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros.

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Lords of Shadow has been speculated to be the version of Death of this universe, due to his relationship with Dracula. Additionally, the Lord of the Necromancers is at one point referred to as "Death itself". In the game's sequelwhen Gabriel Belmont is forced into a confrontation with Zobek, he sheds his human form and takes on a more traditionalized appearance of Death including wielding a large scythe.

Simon Belmont[ edit ] Simon Belmont is the first protagonist to appear in the Castlevania series. Simon's Quest, it is revealed that Dracula placed a curse on Simon and all of Transylvania after he was defeated by him. To break the curse, Simon must gather the remains of Dracula in order to burn them at the ruins of Dracula's castle — though this causes Dracula to return through remains unknown to Simon Dracula's Fang.

In the best ending, Simon breaks the curse, and Transylvania regards the bravery of the Belmont Family, though it is hinted that Dracula will inevitably return, as his hand rises from his grave.

Simon is one of only two Belmonts to have faced Dracula twice in his lifetime, the other being his ancestor Christopher. However, in Castlevania II, each ending reveals that Simon is the only Belmont to die during the final encounter with Dracula.Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is one of the finest surviving examples of Middle English poetry, but little is known about the author - except hints that he came from the north of England.

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About his person by simon armitage

Two of Simon Armitage's poems, 'Poem' and 'About His Person' are written about someone who has, for unspecified reasons, passed away or gone. One is in the style of a eulogy and looks back on the life of its persona, presenting contrasting views of it, while the other examines the articles found on a man after his .

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A postcard stamped, unwritten, but franked, a pocket size diary slashed with a pencil from March twenty-fourth to the first of April. A brace of keys for a mortise lock, an analogue watch, self winding, stopped. A final demand in his own hand, a rolled up note of explanation planted there like a spray.

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Compulsively readable. Simon Armitage has given us an energetic, free-flowing, high-spirited version. ―Edward Hirsch.

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