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why did they gender swap these characters to women originally the roles of Shirou and Arturia were the opposite genders as the original concept for Fate/Stay Night (now as Fate/Prototype) had Ayaka Sajyou as the Master of Arthur with Gilgamesh also vying for Ayaka's heart. however it was Takashi Takeuchi, the artist of Fate/Stay Night who convinced Kinoko ...


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no, Emiya Shirou and Kotomine Shirou are 2 different people. infact apart from their appearance resembling one another in a way the only thing they both have in common is that they are both people who end up become 2 different Servants for Holy Grail Wars and at one stage were also Masters Emiya Shirou ends up one day becoming Heroic Spirit EMIYA and ...


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In actual legends, Achilles is known for giving away relics (e.g. For Patroclus to impersonate him, lending him his chariot and armor), and Astolfo is known for receiving them in his legend (which is why he has so many different Noble Phantasms, which he collected through his adventures). These circumstances allow the two to transfer and recieve other Noble ...


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One cause was Darnic Prestone Yggdmillennia, who aided the Nazi's during the Third Holy Grail War by locating the greater Grail and stealing it. Seventy years ago, he participated in Fuyuki's Third Holy Grail War in an unknown capacity, aiding the Nazis to supposedly help them further their own goals. He found the location of the Greater Grail, and with ...


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The in-universe explanation for this is that these characters WERE female in history, it's just that the legends that became their legacy portrayed them as male. In the case of Saber she was seen as a young boy whose ageing was halted when 'he' pulled the sword from the stone. (Her full story is up on the F/SN wiki, some parts of it are pretty ridiculous ...


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First thing: A common theme in the Fate franchise is "Rules? Screw your rules. I'm a mage/servant/noble phantasm/whatever." The true competition is not in competing in accordance with the rules (no matter how much Ruler tries to say otherwise), but in breaking the rules better than the others. In this vein, Shirou forcibly activates the greater grail. It ...


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Since Fate is about the possibility and other timelines in the same Universe, and it says that Amakusa Shirou and how he was discovered are wrapped in mystery. Could it be said that Shirou could be set as a deterrent force sent back in time with wiped-off memory to save people, or maybe he wished to be a hero of justice and the grail made him be reverse ...


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