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Encyclopedia > Seraph (Matrix character)

Seraph is the name of a fictional character (played by Collin Chou) in the science fiction film saga, The Matrix. A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... 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 is a film first released in the USA on March 31, 1999, written and directed by the Wachowski brothers (Andy and Larry). ...

In The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, Seraph is seen acting as a "guardian angel" of the Oracle. In fact, he refers to himself several times as "Seraph, Guardian of the Oracle," but in actuality he held this position since long before the timeframe in which the first film took place. We also learn from a scene later in the movie that Agent Smith has tried to hunt him before, but Seraph confounded him in these attempts; Seraph also points out that he has "beaten him before," implying that the two may have in fact met on the field of battle before. 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. ... The Oracle is a fictional character portrayed by Gloria Foster (and later, by Mary Alice) within the Matrix series of films created by the Wachowski brothers. ... From www. ...

Over the course of the Reloaded and Revolutions plot arcs, he has three brief altercations with warriors of Zion. The first was with Ballard, which he staged in order to get to know him; the second, with Neo, to prove he was the One. After the conclusions of Reloaded but before the beginning of Revolutions, Seraph summons Niobe to meet the Oracle. He first tests her with another battle, in order to "test her heart's resolve." Zion or Tzion (צִיּוֹן Height, Standard Hebrew Ẓiyyon, Tiberian Hebrew Ṣiyyôn; Arabic صهيون Ṣuhyūn) originally was the specific name given to a Jebusite fortress near modern-day Jerusalem that was conquered by David. ... Neo is the name of the central fictional character from the movie The Matrix and its sequels The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. ... The One can refer to several things: The One is Unni Koroth since uni means one. The Absolute The One in The Matrix; see Thomas A. Anderson. ... Niobe is a fictional character from the Matrix film series. ... The Oracle is a fictional character portrayed by Gloria Foster (and later, by Mary Alice) within the Matrix series of films created by the Wachowski brothers. ...

In Revolutions, Trinity and Morpheus meet with the Oracle so that she could help them locate Neo. She explains that he lay within a place that was neither the Matrix nor the Real World: a construct created by the Trainman. Seraph, she said, knew how to find him, and would lead them to him. 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. ... Fishburne as Morpheus in The Matrix Revolutions Morpheus is the name of a fictional character (played by Laurence Fishburne) in the science fiction films, The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, and The Matrix Revolutions. ... This is taken from the Matrix trilogy: Spoiler warning: The Matrix is a false reality created by intelligent machines around the year 2099 to be a perfect utopia for controlled human beings. ... The Trainman is a fictional character seen in the film The Matrix Revolutions and the game Enter the Matrix. ...

The trio departs to the Megacity's subways. Seraph tracks down the Trainman in short order, but after a short chase and exchange of fire, he escapes. Without further action to take to this end, Seraph deems it right that they should meet the Merovingian, for whom the Trainman worked. This is an article on the fictional character The Merovingian in The Matrix Trilogy. ...

At that moment, the Merovingian was holding court at Club Hel, a decadent nightclub owned by the Merovingian. The three make their way to the club and have a battle with a number of the Merovingians guards, whom they dispatch with relative ease. They then exchange threats with the Merovingian; Trinity's threat seems to hold greater gravity than the Merovingian's (thanks to a Mexican standoff she creates with a gun to the Merovingian's head), and the crew of the Nebuchadnezzar are reunited. Spoiler warning: In the movie The Matrix Revolutions, Club Hel is a nightclub run by The Merovingian, a ruthless, powerful elder program in the Matrix. ... A classic Mexican standoff from the Quentin Tarantino film Reservoir Dogs. ... The Nebuchadnezzar is a hovercraft captained by Morpheus in the Matrix movies. ...

Some time later, Seraph flees with Sati from the increasingly more powerful Smith, to little avail; In due course he catches up to them and assimilates them both, adding two more copies of himself to his growing collective of Smiths. Sati is a fictional character (played by Tanveer K. Atwal) in the science fiction film, The Matrix Reloaded, named after a Hindu deity who committed suicide after her parents forbade her marriage. ... Assimilation, from Latin assimilatio meaning to render similar, is used to describe various phenomena: The process of assimilating new ideas into a schema (cognitive structure). ... A collective is a group of people who share or are motivated by at least one common issue or interest, or work together to achieve a common objective. ...

Upon Smith's destruction at Neo's hands, however, all the minds that Smith had infiltrated were freed from his abduction, including Seraph's.

At this time, Seraph's alignment is uncertain. In The Matrix Online he claims he isn't allied with any of the three Factions, that he protects the Oracle and Sati - and that he will use force to protect them if need be. However, there is some speculation that he has actually allied himself with the Merovingian or has at least worked for him in the past; when Seraph aids Morpheus and Trinity's raid on Club Hel, the Merovingian says to him, in a voice thick with disdain, "The Prodigal Son returns!" implying Seraph had left his service to protect the Oracle. The Matrix Online (MxO) is a MMORPG developed by Monolith Productions. ...

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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The character of Morpheus is synonymous to The Biblical John, the Baptist in the Jesus/Neo scenario.
The word "seraph" comes from the Hebraic verb saraph which means, "to burn" and the noun saraph meaning "fiery, flying serpent." The Seraphim are thought to be bright, shining, and powerful beings who guard of the throne of Yahweh and carry out his bidding.
Seraph, as we would commonly think of an angel, is an extension of the Oracle [god] and of her will.
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