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A Homecoming was a virtual representation of one of Ezio Auditore da Firenze's genetic memories, relived by Desmond Miles in 2012 through the Animus.


Ezio Auditore and Sofia Sartor travelled to Masyaf with the Masyaf Keys, and opened Altaïr's library.


Ezio and Sofia at the library's entrance

  • Sofia: Such a climb! É così bello qui. (It is so beautiful here.) This is where your Order began?
  • Ezio: It began thousands of years ago, but here it was reborn.
  • Sofia: By the man you mentioned? Altaïr?
  • Ezio: Altaïr Ibn-La'Ahad. He built us up, then set us free. He saw the folly of keeping a castle like this. It had become a symbol of arrogance, and a beacon for all our enemies.
  • Sofia: And the mandate for menacing hoods... was that his idea as well?
    You mentioned a Creed before. What is it?
  • Ezio: Nothing is true, everything is permitted.
  • Sofia: That is rather cynical.
  • Ezio: It would be if it were doctrine. But it is merely an observation of the nature of reality. To say that nothing is true, is to realize that the foundations of society are fragile, and that we must be the shepherds of our own civilization. To say that everything is permitted, is to understand that we are the architects of our actions, and that we must live with their consequences, whether glorious or tragic.
  • Sofia: Do you regret your decision? To live as an Assassin for so long?
  • Ezio: I do not remember making that decision. This life, it chose me. For three decades I have served the memory of my father and my brothers, and fought for those who have suffered the pain of injustice. I do not regret those years, but it is time to live for myself, and let them go. To let go of all of this.
  • Sofia: Then let go. You will not fall far.

Ezio tried to open the door to Altaïr's library.

  • Ezio: The end of the road.
  • Sofia: What do you hope to find behind that door?

Ezio retrieving the final seal

  • Ezio: Knowledge, above all else. Altaïr was a profound man and a prolific writer. He built this place as a repository for all his wisdom. He saw many things in his life, and learned many secrets, both troubling and strange. Knowledge that would drive lesser men to despair.
  • Sofia: Does that worry you?
  • Ezio: Sofia, you should know by now. I am not a lesser man.
  • Sofia: Ezio.

The door to the library opened.

  • Sofia: You had better come out of there alive.
  • Ezio: I plan to.

Ezio entered the library, but only found Altaïr's remains.

  • Ezio: No books... no wisdom... Just you, fratello mio (my brother). Requiescat in pace, Altaïr.


Ezio entered Altaïr's library and found it stripped of all its books. He then found Altaïr's remains, holding another Memory Seal.


  • Despite the fact the garden's floor behind the fortress was broken during Ezio's first arrival, it appears intact during the memory. However, when exploring the area beneath it, a large square hole in the ceiling can be seen.
  • In the memory image, Ezio is seen wearing a colored version of the Sepahi Riding Armor, even though this version of the armor is not usable at all in gameplay.



Assassin's Creed: Revelations memories
Main memories
Sequence 1: A Sort of Homecoming
The Hangman - A Narrow Escape - A Journal of Some Kind - A Hard Ride - The Wounded Eagle
Sequence 2: The Crossroads of the World
A Warm Welcome - Upgrade and Explore - The Hookblade - The View from Galata - Advanced Tactics - On the Defense - On the Attack
Sequence 3: Lost and Found
The Prisoner - The Sentinel, Part 1 - Guild Contracts - Bomb Crafting - A Familiar Face - The Yerebatan Cistern - Quid Pro Quo - The Mentor's Keeper - Curse of the Romani - The Sentinel, Part 2
Sequence 4: The Uncivil War
The Prince's Banquet - An Uneasy Meeting - The Fourth Part of the World - Signs and Symbols, Part I - Galata Tower - The Mentor's Wake
Sequence 5: Heir to the Empire
The Janissaries - The Arsenal Gates - Arsenal Infiltration - Portrait of a Lady - Signs and Symbols, Part II - The Forum of the Ox - A New Regime
Sequence 6: Fortune's Disfavor
Into the Shadows - Honor, Lost and Won - Bearer of Mixed Tidings - A Little Errand - Signs and Symbols, Part III - The Maiden's Tower - The Mentor's Return - Setting Sail
Sequence 7: Underworld
The Hidden City - The Spy Who Shunned Me - The Renegade - Decommissioned - Last of the Palaiologi - Escape - Passing the Torch
Sequence 8: The End of an Era
Discovery - The Exchange - End of the Road
Sequence 9: Revelations
A Homecoming - Lost Legacy - The Message
Secret locations
Hagia Sophia's Secret - The Impaler's Tomb
Citizen recruitment
The Brawler - The Pupil - The Avenger - The Acrobat - The Beggars - The Pickpocket
Master Assassin missions
The Deacon (Part 1 - Part 2) - The Trickster (Part 1 - Part 2) - The Champion (Part 1 - Part 2) - The Guardian (Part 1 - Part 2) - The Vizier (Part 1 - Part 2) - The Thespian (Part 1 - Part 2)
Faction HQ missions
Unfortunate Son - Loose Lips
Book quests
The Polo Symbols: Hippodrome - The Polo Symbols: Galata - The Polo Symbols: Arsenal - The Polo Symbols: Forum of the Ox - The Polo Symbols: Aqueduct - The Polo Symbols: Church I - The Polo Symbols: Church II
Piri Reis missions
Thunder - Smoke Screen - Cherry - Datura - Caltrops - Smoke Decoy - Sticky Situations - Tripwire
Desmond's Journey
Doubts - Training - Escape - Metropolis - Regret
The Lost Archive
The End Is Only the Beginning - The Order - Abstergo - The Mole - Bleeding Effect - The Truth - The End of the Line
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