Villains in Upcoming Video Game are Christian Right-Wing Extremists

Far Cry 5 will tell the story of a militant Christian cult, if a piece of artwork released today by publisher Ubisoft is any indication.  There’s a lot to analyze in the image, which you can view in full below. It features seven characters arrayed around a table à la Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper, with the central Christ figure wearing yellow-tinted hunting glasses and sitting in front of an open book. Five other bearded men and one woman — as well as a disembodied pair of hands — surround him. The table and ground beneath it are littered with weapons and ammunition, such as a tactical shotgun, a

crossbow, assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenades.  Outfitted in flannel shirts with accessories like dog tags and lethal weapons, the men look like they’re part of a hillbilly militia. One of them has a wolf, or perhaps a dog breed that just looks like a wolf, leashed on a chain. The woman provides a contrast, with flowers in her hair and one in her hand. Of course, there’s one other person we haven’t talked about: the shirtless man sitting cross-legged on the ground, with his hands tied behind his back and the word “SINNER” written on, or carved into, his skin. READ MORE