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Players have gone on countless revenge quests with Kratos,
but there's still a lot about gaming's favorite god killer you might not know. In
preparation for God of War: Ascension, here are some dumb facts about
Kratos that are in no way meant to be funny.
Dumb Fact #1: Kratos Is A Great Friend
Kratos has developed a reputation for being a bit of a hothead, due to all the
god killing and whatnot. But the truth is he's actually a pretty good guy when
you get to know him. Whenever one of his pals moves into a new
home/castle/underground torture dungeon, Kratos always volunteers to help them
move, and doesn't make up excuses in order to avoid doing the heavy lifting.
Dumb Fact #2: Kratos Was A Drama Club Member
Kratos is known for adding a bit of flair to his acts of deicide, but his love
of drama started long before his quest for revenge. When he was younger, Kratos was
a member of his high school's drama club, where he wrote, directed, and starred
in a stage adaptation of his favorite movie, Angels in the Outfield.
Dumb Fact #3: Kratos Tried To Be A Blacksmith
At one point during his god-killing career, Kratos briefly entertained the
notion of pursuing a new line of work. His love of finely crafted weapons drew
him toward a career in blacksmithing. Kratos even landed an apprenticeship
with a respected blacksmith, but things went horribly wrong as soon as his
mentor handed Kratos a hammer.
Dumb Fact #4: Kratos Briefly Had A Medical License
Blacksmithing wasn't the only other job Kratos pursued unsuccessfully. His
expert knowledge of human/monster anatomy allowed Kratos to fly through medical
school, but his career as an optometrist ended in court with a messy
Dumb Fact #5: Another Failed Job
Kratos' brief stint as a chiropractor also didn't end well.
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