Mountain Apolaia Analysis
Isolated from civilization, hundreds of kilometers away from the closest city, surrounded by land and more land, is the location of Mountain Apolaia. Covered mostly, in freezing ice for most of the year, and the target of a weather capable of frightening even the bravest of men, skiers know it as the mountain with the toughest slopes on the planet. The slopes are divided in two sections, the slopes of submission and pride slopes. Although both extremely difficult, most men, with the least sense of self-preservation, take the “easiest” slopes, submission slopes. While the more audacious skiers that challenge mother nature, take the pride slopes, which often results in severe injuries and even death.
On the base of the mountain, in a small village of a couple thousands habitants, lives the Thanatos family. A small family, composed only of the father Harry and the son Bartholomew. They live in a small yet conformable wooden house, heated by the warm flames of the fireplace. Although small in numbers, the Thanatos family, specially the father, have gone through a lot in the past decade. For years, Harry had to carry the burden of losing his wife and daughter to the evil slopes of pride, leaving him responsible for raising alone his only son, small Bartholomew or Barry.
Surrounding Barry with endless fatherly love, Harry tried to raise the boy the best he could in the given situation. He taught Barry everything he knows, from walking to reading and writing stories. Barry grew to…