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The Aftermath was a virtual representation of one of Bayek's genetic memories, relived by Layla Hassan through the Portable Animus HR-8.

Description

After Cleopatra and Caesar had sided with the Order of the Ancients, Bayek and Aya decided to investigate the Tomb of Alexander the Great, which seemed to hold interest to the Order.

Dialogue

Later that day, in Alexandria' Popular District, Apollodorus caught up with Bayek and Aya. He grasped at Aya's hand, and she slammed him against a wall.

  • Aya: So, you stand with Septimius now! And we are banned from the palace?!
  • Apollodorus: I do not begrudge the venom in your eyes. But listen for a moment.
  • Aya: Speak. Quickly. Or you will find yourself at the wrong end of my blade.
  • Apollodorus: Your services are no longer needed. Cleopatra has granted you gold. I am sorry, Aya.

Bayek and Aya angered by their status

Aya let go of Apollodorus, and made room for Bayek.

  • Bayek: Sorry? We gave her everything. We gave her the damned crown. And she stands next to him?
  • Aya: And where is justice for us? Septimius was supposed to be judged by Rome! Is Caesar protecting the Order?
  • Apollodorus: There are compromises to make a Queen of Cleopatra.
  • Bayek: The man who killed our son is now your ally! We are going to do whatever it takes to kill him, you realize?

Apollodorus asking both Medjays to give him time

Apollodorus restrained Bayek from speaking further as two city guards walked past, and then led them around the corner.

  • Apollodorus: Caesar blamed you for the death of Ptolemy XIII. A Pharaoh, a God, Bayek, I cannot change this.
  • Aya: Be damned what Caesar thinks. It is with Cleopatra that I made the pact.
  • Apollodorus: Give me time, Aya. I will ease this for us. Until then, I beg you, be careful. Not everything is as it seems.

Aya landed a punch against the wall, a few inches from Apollodorus' face.

  • Aya: Traitor.

Aya and Bayek's associates in the tavern

Some time after the meeting with Apollodorus, Bayek and Aya met in a tavern with Phoxidas, Phanos, Tahira, and Pasherenptah. There, Aya angrily threw a knife at the wall.

  • Phanos: With all my words... I have nothing to say now.
  • Tahira: Cleopatra has been poisoned by Rome, and we by her treachery. We will burn with Egypt.
  • Pasherenpath: The Order is stronger now, they have Rome!

The group began to argue. After a while, Bayek raised his voice.

Bayek intending to form a brotherhood with his associates

  • Bayek: Hold on! Hold on!
    I was wrong! I am responsible. When my boy died, I fought back, with rage and anger, but this only made them stronger.
    We are all different, but we fought together to put Cleopatra on the throne. This was a mistake, my friends, but at least it brought us together.
    Now our enemies are hidden behind crowns, working in the shadows of Kings and Queens. Who are the ones that work in the shadows for the people? We are. Something has come of all of this. And it starts right now. We must continue the fight, and defend the free will of the people. And no matter how small, our brotherhood is the only hope and our kingdom needs no crowns. What we believe in, our values, our creed, will unify us. And I promise that for all the sons of Egypt, I will be the father I was not that day in Siwa.

Aya considered his words while Bayek raised a cup.

  • Bayek: To the brotherhood!

Aya left the room.

  • All: The brotherhood!

Aya regreting her services under Cleopatra

Bayek noticed Aya, and followed her to the porch.

  • Aya: You were right. I trusted the wrong goddess.
    There is a question that yet lingers. Septimius. He took Alexander's Staff of Eden. Why?
  • Bayek: Indeed. He and Flavius had too much interest in Alexander's tomb. We start there.

Bayek and Aya left for Alexander the Great's tomb, passing through Alexandria.

  • Aya: I will destroy Cleopatra for what she has done.
  • Bayek: We must focus on the issue at hand.
  • Aya: What is left, Bayek? Tell me one thing left for us?
  • Bayek: Siwa. The rest of our land. We cannot stop now, Aya. We have yet to find Khemu's killer.
  • Aya: Yes. We will not falter there.
  • Bayek: Guards! Ahead!
  • Aya: Another pile of bodies will prove our point.
  • Bayek: It has been too long since we were together for longer than a few days.
  • Aya: Has it? It seems but moments.
  • Bayek: Aya, it is not easy, this path we walk.
  • Aya: Only if you look at it as days and not goals, Bayek. Come. We must hurry.

They entered through the gate.

  • Aya: There are guards here...
  • Bayek: There is something amiss with all of this. Something foul.
  • Aya: These are all Romans. Caesar's men?

Aya and Bayek sneaking inside the tomb

Aya climbed the outside wall with Bayek following close behind, and they infiltrated the tomb, making their way deeper.

  • Aya: The guards will be looking for us here.

As they approached, they could hear voices come from the depths of the tomb.

  • Apollodorus: You think you can fell me with that? Ha!
  • Bayek: Apollodorus?
  • Aya: We must move quickly!

Bayek trying to assist Apollodorus against the Romans

Down the stairs, Apollodorus was under attack by several men, who then spotted the Siwans.

  • Soldier: You shouldn't have come here.
  • Bayek: At least we belong here.
  • Aya: Finally, someone we can kill.

With the guards slain, Aya and Bayek rushed to Apollodorus, kneeling beside him.

  • Aya: Stop your flailing. You will live, fool.

Aya tried to staunch the flow of blood.

  • Apollodorus: Flavius was behind it all... I am sorry... Flavius killed your son. They were here. They took the orb from me. They... go to Siwa.
  • Bayek: Siwa?
  • Apollodorus: Bayek... Aya... Your people are in danger. Go... now.

Apollodorus dying to his wounds

Convulsing, Apollodorus died. For a moment, Aya and Bayek simply knelt there, before Aya reached to close Apollodorus' eyes.

  • Aya: Fare thee well, Apollodorus, to the house of Hades.

Outcome

Bayek laid the foundation of the Hidden Ones, and Apollodorus was killed by the Order. Before he died, he revealed to Bayek and Aya that Flavius was responsible for the murder of Khemu and had taken the orb to Siwa, which was now in danger.

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References

Assassin's Creed: Origins memories
Main Quests
The Heron Assassination - Homecoming - The Oasis - The False Oracle - May Amun Walk Beside You - Aya - Gennadios the Phylakitai - End of the Snake - Egypt's Medjay - The Scarab's Sting - The Scarab's Lies - Pompeius Magnus - The Hyena - The Lizard's Mask - The Lizard's Face - The Crocodile's Scales - The Crocodile's Jaws - Way of the Gabiniani - Aya: Blade of the Goddess - The Battle of the Nile - The Aftermath - The Final Weighing - Last of the Medjay - Fall of an Empire, Rise of Another - Birth of the Creed
Side Quests
Special
A Gift from the Gods - Incoming Threat - Here Comes a New Challenger - Phylakes' Prey - Lights Among the Dunes - Secrets of the First Pyramids
Siwa
Gear Up - Family Reunion - Water Rats - Hideaway - Striking the Anvil - The Healer - Prisoners in the Temple - Bayek's Promise
Lake Mareotis
Hidden Tax - The Book of the Dead - Ambush in the Temple - Ulterior Votive - Lady of Slaughter - Birthright - Taste of her Sting
Alexandria
The Accidental Philosopher - The Last Bodyguard - Higher Education - Serapis Unites - A Tithe By Any Other Name - The Shifty Scribe - The Odyssey - Wrath of the Poets - Symposiasts - Phylakitai in the Eye - Cat's Cradle
Kanopos
Old Times - Wild Ride - Blue Hooligans - The Weasel - The Hungry River
Sap-Meh Nome
In Protest - Thick Skin - Fair Trade
Sapi-Res Nome
Conflicts of Interest - Smoke Over Water - All Eyes on Us - Lost Happiness - Abuse of Power - The Tax Master - The Ostrich - New Kid in Town - Worker's Lament - The Old Library
Giza
The Planetarium - Precious Bonds - What's Yours Is Mine - A Gift from the Gods
Memphis
A Dream of Ashes - Blood in the Water - Odor Most Foul - Children of the Streets - Taimhotep's Song - The Baker's Dilemma - Mortem Romanum
Saqqara Nome
Rites of Anubis - First Blood - When Night Falls - A Rebel Alliance
Faiyum
Murder in the Temple - Feeding Faiyum - Curse of Wadjet - Rebel Strike - The Bride - Sobek's Gold - Forging Siwa - The Sickness - Fires of Dionysias - Demons in the Desert
Faiyum Oasis
The Champion - The Man Beast - Sobek's Tears - The Jaws of Sobek - Bad Faith - Shadya's Rest - Fighting for Faiyum
Herakleion Nome
Recon Work - Loose Cargo - Reunion - Predator to Prey
Uab Nome
Seven Farmers
Atef-Pehu Nome
The Matriarch
Green Mountains
Unseeing Eyes - One Bad Apple - The Good Roman - Playing with Fire - Taking Liberty - Halo of the Huntress - Carpe Diem - Shadows of Apollo
Marmarica
His Secret Service
Kyrenaika
The Flea of Cyrene - The Lure of Glory - The Mousetrap - Founding Father - Pax Romana - Cat and Mouse - Absolute Power - Are You Not Entertained? - The Smugglers of Cyrene - Dead in the Water - My Brother for a Horse - Here Comes a New Challenger
Isolated Desert
Plight of the Rebels
Event Quests
Antique Trafficking - Control Nuisance - Lost and Found - Missing Worker - Stolen Goods
DLC
Ambush At Sea - Secrets of the First Pyramids
The Hidden Ones
Main Quests
The Hidden Ones - The Land of Turquoise - Where the Slaves Die - The Walls of the Ruler - The Setting Sun - No Chains Too Thick - Sic Semper Tyrannis - The Greater Good
Side Quests
Klysma Nome
Rise of Shaqilat - Howls of the Dead - The Ballad of Si-Mut and Gertha - The Killer Shadow - Shadows of the Scarab
Madiama Nome
Respect Thy Brother
Arsinoe Nome
Shards from a Star
The Curse of the Pharaohs
Main Quests
The Curse of the Pharaohs - No Honor Amongst Thebes - The Lady of Grace - Cleansing Rite - Something Rotten - Soured Libations - Aten Rising - The Heretic - Blood in the Water - The King of Kings - A Pharaoh's Shadow - A Pharaoh's Heart and Name - A Pharaoh's Hemset - A Pharaoh's Ka
Side Quests
Thebes
The Theban Triad - Master of the Secret Things - Perchance to Dream
Theban Necropolis
Burnt Offerings - A Sister's Vow - Idol Hands - Drowned Tools - A Motherless Child - Unfair Trade
Thebes Nome
Crocodile Tears - National Treasures
Yebu Nome
Losers Weepers - Fish Out Of Water - Laid to Rest
Aaru
Love or Duty
Aten
Gods or Creed - The Cat - The Ibis - The Hawk
Heb Sed
Follower or Leader
Duat
Shield or Blade - A Necessary Evil - Khepri's Amulet - The God's Spark
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