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

Description

Ezio attempted to assassinate the ninth and last of Girolamo Savonarola's nine lieutenants, the preacher.

Dialogue

Citizens gathering near the preacher

Ezio approached the area close to the preacher, as he announced to the crowd gathered before him.

  • Preacher: People of Firenze! Come! Gather round. Listen well to what I say! The end approaches! Now is the time to repent! To beg God's forgiveness.

Ezio began to close in towards the preacher.

  • Preacher: Don't you see?! The SIGNS are all around us: Unrest! Famine! Disease! Corruption! These are the harbingers of DARKNESS! We must stand firm in our devotion lest they CONSUME US ALL! I see you doubt; that you think me mad. Ahhhh... but did the Romans not say the same of Gesù? (Jesus?) Know that I, too, once shared your uncertainty. Your fear. But that was before Savonarola came to me. He showed me the TRUTH! At last, my eyes were OPENED. And so I stand before you today in the hope that I might open yours as well! Understand that we teeter upon a precipice. On one side, the shining, glorious KINGDOM OF GOD. On the other - a bottomless pit of DESPAIR! Will you turn back to the Lord? Or will you cast yourself into DARKNESS?! Already you stand precariously on the edge... Men like the Medici - and the other families you once called MASTERS sought earthly goods and gains. They abandoned their beliefs in favor of material pleasures. And they would have seen you all do the same! Our wise prophet once said: "The only good thing that we owe to Plato and Aristotle is that they brought forward many arguments which we can use against the heretics. Yet they and other philosophers are now in hell." If you value your immortal souls you'll turn back from this unholy course and embrace the words of our prophet, Savonarola. You will sanctify your bodies and spirits - you will discover the glory of God! You will, at last, become what our creator intended: loyal and obedient servants!

Ezio assassinated the preacher.

  • Ezio: Your mind... I sense it is your own.
  • Preacher: Not all of us required deception to be convinced. I already believed. All I said is true!
  • Ezio: Nothing is true. Non è un compito facile il mio... Requiescat in pace. (This is not an easy thing I do... Rest in peace.)

Outcome

Upon assassinating the preacher, Savonarola's lieutenant revealed that he wasn't under the influence of the Apple of Eden. Following his death, there was one less lieutenant to be dispatched, and the Medici guards resumed control of the area.

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References

Assassin's Creed II memories
Main memories
Sequence 1: Ignorance is Bliss
Boys Will Be Boys - You Should See the Other Guy - Sibling Rivalry - Nightcap - Paperboy - Beat a Cheat - Petruccio's Secret - Friend of the Family - Special Delivery - Jailbird - Family Heirloom - Last Man Standing
Sequence 2: Escape Plans
Fitting In - Ace Up My Sleeve - Judge, Jury, Executioner - Laying Low - Arrivederci
Sequence 3: Requiescat in Pace
Roadside Assistance - Casa Dolce Casa - Practice Makes Perfect - What Goes Around - A Change of Plans
Sequence 4: The Pazzi Conspiracy
Practice What You Preach - Fox Hunt - See You There - Novella's Secret -Wolves in Sheep's Clothing - Farewell Francesco
Sequence 5: Loose Ends
Four to the Floor - A Blade With Bite - Evasive Maneuvers - Town Crier - Behind Closed Doors - Come Out and Play - The Cowl Does Not Make the Monk - With Friends Like These
Sequence 6: Rocky Road
Road Trip - Romagna Holiday - Tutti a Bordo
Sequence 7: The Merchant of Venice
Benvenuto - That's Gonna Leave a Mark - Building Blocks - Breakout - Clothes Make the Man - Cleaning House - Monkey See, Monkey Do - By Leaps and Bounds - Everything Must Go
Sequence 8: Necessity, Mother of Invention
Birds of a Feather - If At First You Don't Succeed... - Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained - Well Begun Is Half Done - Infrequent Flier
Sequence 9: Carnevale
Knowledge Is Power - Damsels in Distress - Nun the Wiser - And They're Off - CTF - Ribbon Round-Up - Cheaters Never Prosper - Having a Blast
Sequence 10: Force Majeure
An Unpleasant Turn of Events - Caged Fighter - Leave No Man Behind - Assume the Position - Two Birds, One Blade
Sequence 11: Alter Egos
All Things Come to He Who Waits - Play Along
Sequence 12: Forlì Under Attack
A Warm Welcome - Bodyguard - Holding the Fort - Godfather - Checcomate - Far From the Tree
Sequence 13: Bonfire of the Vanities
Florentine Fiasco - Still Life - Climbing the Ranks - Upward Mobility - Last Rites - Port Authority - Surgical Strike - Hitting the Hay - Arch Nemesis - Doomsday - Power to the People - Mob Justice
Sequence 14: Veni, Vidi, Vici
X Marks the Spot - In Bocca al Lupo
Secret locations
Il Duomo's Secret - Torre Grossa's Secret - Ravaldino's Secret - San Marco's Secret - Visitazione's Secret - Home Invasion - Over Beams, Under Stone - Shipwrecked - Paying Respects
Beat up events
A Woman Scorned - Wanton Hubby - Philanderer on the Roof - Promiscuity Knocks - Spear of Infidelity
Races
San Gimignano Dash - Florentine Sprint - Romagna Hustle - Venetian Rush - San Marco Scuttle - Horseplay
Assassination contracts
Day at the Market - Fallen Archers - Political Suicide - Reap What You Sow - Flee Market - Supply in Demand - Beginnings of a Conspiracy - Arch Enemies - Wet Work - Blade in the Crowd - Thicker than Water - Zero Tolerance - Honorable Thief - No Laughing Matter - False Legacy - Don't Get Your Hands Dirty - Showtime - Thin the Ranks - Go Towards the Light - Meeting Adjourned - Needle in a Haystack - Leader of the Pack - Peacekeeper - Caveat Emptor - Vertical Slice - No Camping - Dead on Arrival - Mark and Execute - Crash a Party - Hunting the Hunter
Courier assignments
Wedding Bells are Ringing - The Messenger's Burden - Speedy Delivery - The Perfect Marriage - Casanova
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