Endymion Themes

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Good versus Evil

Good versus evil is a theme found in nearly every work of fiction. The conflict propelling the action is almost universally the forces of good attempting to defeat a force of evil. In this novel, Aenea and her group of heroes are fighting the evil force of the Pax and the Catholic Church. The twist in this novel is that the main agent of the evil church is a moral and sympathetic character.

Aenea's destiny is to become the One Who Teaches. When she reaches maturity and has become this messiah, she will overthrow the corrupt Catholic Church. She will teach the truth that will illuminate the false teaching of this power hungry, ruthless church.

The church is portrayed from the very beginning of the novel and evil. It begins with the brutish and slovenly liar Herrig who succeeds in earning Raul a death sentence for...

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