So I finished Agartha within 3 days of it’s release and I usually remember stories that I read on short term, but Agartha was (kinda?) forgetful. The story wasn’t THAT mind-blowing/breathtaking/interesting as the other singularities, but it nevertheless is still a singularity with a story.
Starting off with how the singularity starts, it was normal. I did find myself confused when Davinci-chan mentions something about other masters being there but I was the only one suitable. Did the other Chaldea recruits wake up from their cryogenic sleep? I may be mixing up this part with something else so take it with a grain of salt.
The Amazons were interesting to see for one minute, then it got old real fast. The way they reproduce though (Unicellular division type - I forgot my biology) was a little surprise.
Then the pirates. If you had seen the singularity release trailer, you’d know Drake Alter (Dahut, my bad) will be there and it was kinda cool to think we’d have Drake Alter but nah…
The nightless city was unnecessarily bright, but that’s the whole point of it…
(3 different powers struggling - camelot reference)
Then the topics that caused all the controversy - explicit mentions of sex, slavery, abuse, rape??, and seeing how men were being treated in a women dominated society. Yeah it was scary and I could see why people were riled up.
Columbus betraying you is a truck you see coming from MILES AWAY but you still let that truck hit you because f*** you that’s why. (shinjuku reference)
Megalos was very cool to see, and this time you get to fight a souped up version of heracles with the full 12 lives. But even this fight was broken into 3 separate 4 lives per battle with that last life going you know where. I guess I dreamed too much of Nerofest I was disappointed.
The only fight that was actually a bit of a problem was the Columbus + Megalos fight.
Sheherezade being the demon god pillar was alright??? I guess…
And laputa the landmass aka “the Whore” just hit me out of nowhere. (avengers age of ultron)
So caster just want to destroy the earth Ultron style. Not complaining of the ripoff but caster’s motives are really really confusing. She doesn’t want to die, so she wants to kill everyone and ???
I’m sorry , it was too confusing for me to read between the lines.
Oh and fergus. The biggest wild card here. I feel like his role here was done okay.
(Hey, he THRUST his SWORD(caladbolg) INTO LAPUTA (the Whore).)
A lot of innuendos throughout this whole singularity, and it really didn’t seem like Davinci-chan was behaving normally, with those whistles and the thing about four blushing girls and what not.
Penth was probably the only servant well done and the only one worth taking home.
Wu Zetian… let’s just forget about loli tsunderes for one second alright?
Honestly I don’t know where I would place Agartha if I ever made a rank list for singularities, but it definitely ain’t the best that’s for sure.
EDIT: This thread got way , way bigger than I thought it would and this is by far my largest post here out of my other small, less in quantity posts.
So there are a 100+ replies , I couldn’t read every single reply completely and take the time to understand every single person’s thoughts. But I did see quite a few and I realized I forgot to mention some stuff in my post , most importantly that part about Roman. I do remember going “Oh she should not have told that” to Sheherezade. Every person had their own unique thoughts and boy was there so much to read.
I’m glad a lot of people came together to discuss, it is amazing to see how much knowledge people have.
I guess I will post another “My opinion on …” if an event or the next singularity comes out. I can’t wait for Shimosa, I’ll make sure to take notes as I’m playing Shimosa to make the post more comprehensive.