Theme of Medieval Bravery Found in Literature and Movies of Today
The book Tom Clancy’s Endwar is a fictional story about World War III in the year 2020 (Tom Clancy’s). In the story, Saudi Arabia and Iran destroy each other in a nuclear war which results in Russia having control over most of the oil trade. Europe becomes one country called the European Federation and the United Nations is disbanded. The United States and the European Federation end up opposing each other (Michaels).
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Green Vox then calls the President of the Russian Federation and informs him that the Green Brigade has planted two nuclear bombs in Calgary and Edmonton. They will detonate in forty-eight hours. The president tries to negotiate with the terrorists but it does not work and Russia demands the U.S. to help defuse the bombs (Michaels). The terrorists have chosen these cities because they have large oil refineries and they also wanted the world to turn against Russia (Tom Clancy’s). The U.S. President sends two Nuclear Emergency Support Teams, or NEST, to defuse them (Michaels). This marked the end of World War III.
In the movie Avatar, a paraplegic ex-Marine named Jake Sully is sent to Pandora in place of his brother (Wheeler). Pandora is a distant planet that is rich in what humans believe to be ore which is the whole reason that they are even there (IMDb). Pandora is also home to people called the Na’vi. These people are ten feet tall and have blue skin (Avatar).
In order to cope with Pandora’s environment, humans grow half-alien and half-human bodies, called Avatars, which they can control with their mind (Wheeler). The