This is another theory, but unlike my previous one I don't feel as confident that Ubisoft would be comfortable having this one's aspects in its canonical lore.
My theory is that Robert E. Lee is either an Assassin, an Assassin affiliate, or (perhaps unknowing) an ally to the Assassin cause, akin to George Washington.
This is because, although he generally opposed secession, he fought for his state when it was invaded by the Union. This shows that he is willing to take up arms against an invading/oppressing/overbearing government force.
He was also opposed to slavery, as I believe the Assassins have proven to be.
Extrapolating from this I would also argue that the Union would be backed by the Templars and that even if the Confederacy was not ov…Read more >
I've been thinking about this for a while, since we haven't had any significant closure to the stories of Connor, Shay, Arno, or Aveline for that matter, and it seems that Ubisoft doesn't plan on providing it anytime soon. Though it is not complete, my theory (I call it a theory and not a hypothesis because I believe there is enough evidence behind it; I call it mine because to my knowledge I am the first to come up with many of its aspects) explains many events in the story of the Assassin's Creed franchise.
After the events of Assassin's Creed III, Connor returns home to the Homestead from his trips to New York City on Evacuation Day and to Kanatahséton when he found out that his people had moved westward. He ponders what the frontiersman at…
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