In the Soul Reaver series, I focused on a handful of core ideas -- but the main
theme revolved around the question of free will in a universe apparently ruled
by fate. I saw both Kain and Raziel as Oedipus figures (Sophoclean, not
Freudian), being railroaded by fate and all the while fighting for their free
If you don't understand the distinction she makes between Sophoclean and Freudian Oedipal figures ... well, guess you should have stayed awake in World Lit class. But, hey, all those classes you took in computer science (while neglecting your math and English) will prepare you for an exciting career in writing code, or maybe even data entry!
h/t Bourgeois Nerd