And the excrement hits the fan.
Confirmed yesterday by Ubisoft that AC's Creative Director, Patrice Désilets, has left the company. Officially stated that he needed a "creative break from the industry", it is unknown if there are any other reasons behind it (but most surely, there are).
It was also stated that his work behind Brotherhood was "essentially done".
I must say this is a big loss for the "Assassin's Creed" franchise. The guy behind the creation of our most beloved games, settings, manouvres and etc is now (maybe temporarily) out of the picture. Let's hope he comes back.