One of Spite’s cards has the flavor text “I won’t be a memory”, which I always thought was a very odd line, one of the few things that seemingly hinted at Spite’s motivations for his murderous vendetta (beyond simply being a serial killer, not that he necessarily needed more than that). So for a long time I really keyed in on that line, but I just became aware of an almost identical line being said by Sephiroth in the video game “Final Fantasy 7”, which I have never played (well, maybe for like two minutes back when it was a demo, but not enough to know the story of it, is the point).
Does anyone know whether C&A have confirmed that this is an intentional reference? If it is just meant to homage a game that they liked, then I probably shouldn’t take it as proving very much about Spite as a character, at least not any more than the quote “You can hide in the sun until you see the light” proves about Apostate’s character. I mean, it works perfectly, but it doesn’t really tell you anything about him that you didn’t already know; this may be the same issue again. I’m a bit disappointed by the apparently abortive nature of my fixation upon that line.