"We will be the gods we choose to be, not those who have been. Who I was is not who you will be. We must be better." -Kratos to Atreus
Kratos (Greek: Κράτος) is the protagonist of the God of War Series Born in Sparta, Kratos was a respected soldier and General, up until he lost his wife and daughter when he killed them, albeit by accident, under Ares' command, earning him the nickname of "The Ghost of Sparta", after which he renounced his service to the war god, eventually killing him and ascending to Godhood before exacting revenge against his father, the Olympian and the Titans who betrayed him.