The game depicts Connor's village being burned down in 1761, which is later revealed to have been done at the order of George Washington. However, by 1761, George Washington had retired from the military and had been living in Virginia for three years. See more
The people never have the power, only the illusion of it. And here is the real secret: they don't want it. The responsibility is too great to bear. It's why they are so quick to fall in line as soon as someone else takes charge. They WANT to be told what to do. They YEARN for it. Little wonder that, since all mankind was BUILD to SERVE.
So because we are inclined by nature to be controlled, who better than the Templars? It's a poor offer.
It is truth. Principle and practice are two very ...