November 5th is celebrated with Bonfires, Guy Fawkes masks and music throughout the UK. Generally folks appreciate the revelry and often overlook the story. Guy Fawkes tried to kill King James and Blow Up Parliment back in 1605 over religious persecution. Click Here to Read More. V is for Vendetta is a very interesting movie taking place in the future that makes use of the now famous Guy Fawkes mask and story. Below is an excerpt from the movie in which Hugo Weaving as V delivers a stirring speech!
Remember, remember, the Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and Plot. I know of no reason why the Gunpowder Treason should ever be forgot…
“Voilà! In view, a humble vaudevillian veteran, cast vicariously as both victim and villain by the vicissitudes of Fate. This visage, no mere veneer of vanity, is a vestige of the vox populi, now vacant and vanished.”
“However, this valorous visitation of a by-gone vexation, stands vivified and has vowed to vanquish these venal and virulent vermin vanguarding vice and vouchsafing the violently vicious and voracious violation of volition.”