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  1. When I played Warspear Online I always wondered what the names of the bosses actually mean. Why were they named as they were. I made a little effort to get to know what lies beyond the names and here I would like to share with you what I found. As a non-native English speaker I never got to learn too much about insects. Of course I know basic ones like fly, wasp, bee, etc. But actually I never met with the family of Cicadidae, or simply: the cicada. In my language it has a completely different name. This is why I had no idea so far what the name of the ever wandering miniboss in the Astral Labyrinth actualy means. Now I know: Cicada simply means cicada. Actually, ingame it says "Annoying fly" - well, cicadas have nearly nothing to do with flies. They are not even near relatives. The raid boss dwelling in the very bottom of the Astral Labirynth is surely one of the greatest work of the game's graphic designers. About his name... There are two possible origins. > Chronus (or Kronos) was the son of Uranus and Gaia. He is the Titan of Harvest, often depicted with a scythe or a harpe. According to the mythology, he castrated and deposed his father Uranus. (Crazy, that from the testicles Chronus threw in the sea emerged Aphrodite, Goddess of Beauty.) Chronus became leader of the Titans but was later overthrown and closed into the Tartarus by his own son Zeus. > Chronos or Chronus (not to be confused with the Titan Chronus) is the personification of time in Greek philosophy and literature. He is often portrayed as an old wise man with a long beard and is often called Father Time. Now which of these have any relation with the raid boss of the Labyrinth? Kronus is most likely to be originated from the Underworld (in Greek the Tartarus, the place where souls were judged and -if necessary- punished) where the Titan Chronus was also locked. He is also a creature beyond time, which makes him related to Chronos, Father Time too. Personally, I cannot decide. Both origins make sense. (There is also a Kronus in World of Warcraft as an Elite NPC.) A creature from the Astral Labyrinth once again. This miniboss lives (or dies, when killed) in the Belly of Kronus. Bazilleus is most likely to be an altered form of" bacteria" or" bacillus". In German, bacteria is called "Bazillus", and it only takes a letter "e" to arrive to the hell-bent creature of the Belly. That is it for now. I may keep updating this post in the near future with more creatures. Feel free to comment!
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