The fantasy action role-playing game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is full of tragic love stories, but CD Projekt RED in the first episode of its podcast Answered told about a novel that no one knew before.
According to CDPR story lead Tomasz Marchewka in the Blood and Wine addon for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt There are a character who is secretly in love with someone else, although this is never mentioned in the game.
We’re talking about Damien de la Tour – captain of the princely guard of Toussaint and close associate of Princess Anna-Henrietta. Who is he in love with? The woman he wanted to protect – Anarietta herself.
“I don’t think it says that in the game, but we always assumed he was secretly in love with her. And since he is not an aristocrat, he cannot even imagine the realization of his desires.”says Markevka.
In one scene, Anarietta admits that her life is in danger, whereupon she looks Damien in the eyes: “If you know what to look for, you can see the depth of the relationship in his gaze. It’s subtle. I don’t know how far back it can be traced, but we always remembered that he was willing to give his life for her if necessary.”.
In one of the endings of “Blood and Wine” (spoiler) The princess could die. Damien blames himself for this and is even ready to commit suicide: “The only thing that stopped him was the thought: Her Majesty would never forgive him.”.
The first episode of the AnsweRED podcast was released today, November 23rd, and is dedicated to the plot of The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077. One of the show’s hosts is Sebastian Kalemba, director of Polaris (The Witcher 4).