Hello, I just wanted to ask if you think it would be possible that since he's been lying to himself and everyone else since the beginning of the manga, our Ciel forgot his actual name? I just got this idea from other stories where people had forgotten their names because they were lying to themselves about their identity. Thank you so much! <3
Hi. :) I haven’t thought about this possibility. But he surely hasn’t been called by his real name for the last four years. And since he probably tried to wipe out all evidence of his true identity it’s likely that he hasn’t heard that name ever since. It’s really hard to imagine that one would forget his own name (except for memory loss) but our Ciel indeed lived as another person all this time and adapted his personality. It seems as if he wanted to make ‘Ciel’ alive while ‘killing’ his true identity.
I don’t think he has forgotten the truth but maybe he has actually forgotten his true name or at least that name doesn’t feel right anymore because he never thought he would hear that name again.