"You humbled me once, and I took that hard lesson, and I bettered myself. Die knowing that for all of our conflict, you helped make a soldier out of a scoundrel."
- Edward Kenway
One of the best Assassin's Creed characters in the series, Edward Kenway, is the lead protagonist in AC IV also known as Black Flag. Edward is both a pirate and privateer who accidentally became an Assassin when he got stranded on a Caribbean island with Assassin traitor, Duncan Walpole.
He impersonated Walpole in order to infiltrate the Templars and find out what their plans are. But changed his allegiance when he met the other Assassins.
|Edward in his Assassin's Creed robe with a flintlock pistol and pirate sword.|
Gameplay setting spans a decade and takes place in the Caribbean. Edward is the father of Haytham Kenway, Master Templar of the Americas during the events of the American Revolution. He is also the grandfather of Connor Kenway who appeared in Assassin's Creed III.
With his trusted quartermaster, Adewale, Kenway piloted his own brig called Jackdaw.
After his high seas adventures, he returned to England and became a successful businessman. Unfortunately, he was betrayed and was killed during a raid at his house.
The Kenway family are related to Desmond and William Miles.
A close look at Edward Kenway as interpreted by Funko Pop!
|Edward, ready for action! Deny Empires!|
Here's one of the Assassin's Creed Black Flag Cinematic Trailers: