Yeah, I’m going to cheat again. This time, I am going to look at a series of scenes from Warcraft 3, Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne and World of Warcraft. I am going to look at the story of Prince Arthas Menethil, the human prince who goes on to become The Lich King.
Arthas’ story is an epic tale spread across Warcraft 3 and the expansion, The Frozen Throne. These games tell the story of his fall from grace, how he murdered his own father and his eventual rise to become The Lich King. His story them continues in the second World of Warcraft expansion: Wrath of the Lich King. In this game, the players are tasked with invading Northrend and taking The Lich King down.
The whole story is retold in this video:
If I were to stick to the rules and pick out a particular scene, it would be one of two cutscenes. The first of these is the scene where Arthas kills his father:
The second is the intro to Wrath of the Lich King in which the words of Arthas’ father take on new meaning:
I just love this stuff!