Video: I was kidnapping a guy the other night in Assassin's Creed Syndicate and overheard a couple of Londoners engaging in some insult sword fighting. If you ask me, most of the enemies in these games fight like dairy farmers...
Nice Monkey Island Reference, Assassin's Creed
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