What happened 22 years ago wasn’t a natural disaster!
Nope, it was me falling headfirst into this fandom. Godzilla is something that I clearly give a shit about. I’ve ravenously devoured each and every adventure. Children’s books to television shows made with toys. Video games to comic books. I’ve been obsessed for years.
It’s probably because Godzilla is the one thing that I always go back to. Although I feel I may have burned myself out in my terrifying marathon of Godzilla stuff (i.e. everything I had, including multiple cuts of the films). Godzilla is the perfect embodiment of everything I love in science fiction and fantasy. It is also intertwined with the memories I shared with a lot of people, many of which are gone.
Godzilla is amazing. He morphs into whatever the story needs, and his ability to change yet retain, more or less (stares at the 98’ film), his core character is the reason he endures. Also, I think, deep down, we all want to destroy the world.