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While XIV shifts around due to its nature as an MMO, I say it has a dominant canada goose black friday sale theme of overcoming the past, canada goose uk black friday and canada goose outlet sale having to reconcile differences across generations in order to move forward. Fitting given the history of the game irl. From the major arcs of Heavensward and Stormblood, even to side things like the beast tribes, and Coil/Alexander.

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Garnet and that little canada goose uk shop rat prince boy: Canada Goose Coats On Sale Liberation from expectations (when Queen Brahne was getting lit up by Bahamut and the party was like her die! and Garnet was like MY MOTHER it made me want to hug my mom).

Freya, Beatrix, and Steiner: Liberation from the obligations of being knights so that they can fully embrace the ideals of knighthood.

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