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If ever an actor faced evil, death, oblivion— it was Max Von Sydow.

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He played chess with Death, he was the Warrior Priest the demon feared.



He knew evil well enough to play it. Even for laughter.


I started a story about Max. It’s called…

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I wanted those three characters, Block, Merrin, and Ming, as played by Max, to offer their thoughts on the apocalypse. Note the small “a.” As I write this, the world is currently going mad because of a virus, Corvid-19, or The Coronavirus.

I am not going mad.

Because though Max Von Sydow is no longer with us, I will relay on his examples of strength. His path through darkness, his wisdom and his fortitude. Yeah, I’m sorry Max passed this day— but I am grateful for what he has left me. So mote it be.



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