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Encyclopedia > Ghost (Matrix character)

Ghost is the name of a fictional character (played by Anthony Wong ) in the computer game Enter the Matrix, and the science fiction films The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. In Making 'Enter the Matrix', he's described by the Wachowski brothers as an "ascetic Buddhist killer". A student of philosophy, he quotes and/or refers to Hume, Kierkegaard, James, and Nietzsche. His name may be a reference to the concept of a "Ghost" in "Ghost in the Shell", where a Ghost is in essence what Humans and Cyborgs have and Androids lack: the human spirit, or a soul. A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... Anthony Wong Chau-Sang (黃秋生) (born September 2, 1961) is a Hong Kong actor. ... Games, like most other forms of media, may be categorized into genres based on gameplay, atmosphere, and various other factors. ... Enter the Matrix is a video game and part of The Matrix series. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... The Matrix Reloaded is the second installment of the Matrix series, written and directed by the Wachowski brothers and released by Warner Bros. ... The Matrix Revolutions is the third film in the Matrix trilogy. ... Larry Wachowski (born June 21, 1965) and Andy Wachowski (born December 29, 1967) are film directors most famous for the Matrix trilogy. ... The word ascetic derives from the ancient Greek term askesis (practice, training or exercise). ... Statues of Buddha such as this, the Tian Tan Buddha statue in Hong Kong, remind followers to practice right living. ... The term philosophy derives from a combination of the Greek words philos meaning love and sophia meaning wisdom. ... David Hume David Hume (April 26, 1711 (May 7th by the Gregorian reckoning of his time, his birthday is celebrated by the International Humanist and Ethical Union on May 7th)– August 25, 1776) was a Scottish philosopher and historian and, with Adam Smith and Thomas Reid among others, one of... Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (IPA: ) (May 5, 1813 – November 11, 1855), a 19th century Danish philosopher and theologian, has achieved general recognition as the first existentialist philosopher, though some new research shows this may be a more difficult connection than previously thought. ... William James William James (January 11, 1842, New York - August 26, 1910, Chocorua, New Hampshire). ... Friedrich Nietzsche, 1882 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) was a profoundly influential German philosopher, psychologist, and philologist. ... Motoko Kusanagi in the movie Ghost in the Shell (1995) Ghost in the Shell (攻殻機動隊, Kōkaku Kidōtai, Mobile Armoured Riot Police), is a Japanese science fiction manga created by Masamune Shirow. ...

Ghost's latest appearance has been in the MMORPG The Matrix Online. A massive (or massively) multiplayer online role-playing game or MMORPG is a multiplayer computer role-playing game that enables thousands of players to play in an evolving virtual world at the same time over the Internet. ... The Matrix Online (MxO) is a MMORPG developed by Monolith Productions. ...

As seen in Enter the Matrix, Ghost and Trinity refer to each other as brother and sister as they were unplugged from the Matrix on the same day. His romantic feelings for her are unrequited, since she's in love with Neo. He serves on the Logos alongside his Captain, Niobe, and Operator, Sparks. He is known to be the best gunner in the fleet, and the best person to have riding shotgun during a car chase. He and Niobe have some of the same parts in the game. They mostly have different sides to the story. Enter the Matrix is a video game and part of The Matrix series. ... Trinity is the central female fictional character in The Matrix universe, played by actress Carrie-Anne Moss in the films The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. ... Neo is the name of the central fictional character from the movie The Matrix and its sequels The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. ... Niobe is a fictional character from the Matrix film series. ... Sparks is the name of a fictional character (played by Lachy Hulme) in the science fiction film The Matrix Revolutions. ...

The Matrix Trilogy The Matrix | The Matrix Reloaded | The Matrix Revolutions
The Animatrix "Final Flight of the Osiris" | "The Second Renaissance" | "Kid's Story" | "Program" | "World Record" | "Beyond" | "A Detective Story" | "Matriculated"
Games Enter The Matrix | The Matrix Online | The Matrix: Path of Neo
Main characters Neo | Trinity | Morpheus | Agent Smith | The Agents | The Oracle
Secondary characters Apoc | The Architect | Bane | Cypher | Dozer | Ghost | Kamala | The Keymaker |The Kid | The Merovingian | Mouse | Niobe | Persephone | Rama Kandra | Sati | Seraph | Sparks | Switch | Tank | The Trainman | The Twins
Cast and crew Wachowski brothers | Keanu Reeves | Laurence Fishburne | Carrie-Anne Moss | Hugo Weaving | Geof Darrow
Other topics The Matrix character names | Matrix (fictional universe) | Original Soundtrack | The Matrix Revisited | The Ultimate Matrix Collection
Related articles Bullet-time | Cyberpunk | Digitalism | Martial arts film | Messiahs in fiction and fantasy | Virtual reality



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