Hey guys! Hope you all are doing well. Today’s post of mine is regarding the identity and origins of Im. For those of you who don’t know, Im was recently introduced in the latest chapter of One Piece, that is One Piece chapter 908 and by the looks of it is at the helm of the world government. Also, this post is full of spoilers so whoever does not like to read spoilers please stay away from this post. So, without further delay let us begin.
The One Piece manga series delivered yet another fabulous chapter. In this chapter, we got the information about the Nefertari family and them being one of the 20 families that formed an alliance to take down ancient kingdom and form the world government. Also, we saw Kuma and how brutally he is being treated like a slave. We saw that he was previously the king of the Sorbet Kingdom. And the most important detail that we got from this chapter was the king of the empty throne was revealed to be Im. This is a mysterious person who has suddenly appeared in One Piece, and with this post, I’d like to put forward my idea on who Im is, and where he came from. So let’s begin!
We were shown in the chapter 907 that this empty throne signifies the equality among the World Government. During its formation, the 20 Kings put down their weapons as a symbol of equality. We were told that no one is allowed to sit on the throne. But it turns out that this is all false and world government want to hide this truth of Im being alive as well.
For some reason, they do not want the world to know about their one true king. Now, coming to the origins of Im. In my opinion, he is from the void century. Yes, I do think that he has lived for over 800 years because the five elder stars ask him that the time of cleansing has arrived again as the world can no longer be controlled that easily. So, to once again rule the world with ease they need to eliminate another light from the history of the world. This suggests that they had tried to do something similar in the past, and in my opinion, this happened during the Void Century itself.
We don’t know what this light means. It could mean a pirate or a group of pirates or a country or a whole group of countries, we have to wait and see what it means. I think it means the person or a group of person closest to knowing the truth about Im, and the World Government. Now, since he is from the void century he would have been the main enemy of the ancient kingdom and Joy Boy.
Im can control Gorosei and probably the whole world government, in other words, he is the one true king of the world. He would have led the allied countries forces against Joy Boy and the ancient kingdom and somehow he might have managed to kill Joy Boy and acquire his power which could well be an ancient weapon. And using this weapon, he has gained the immortality along with the Gorosei. Now, in my opinion, he is not a Celestial Dragon, he might be something even higher than them as the Gorosei seem to be his puppets or he might be one of the moon people.
The reason that he is concealing himself from the outside world might be that he doesn’t want anyone to know about how he has lived this long or in other words, wants to conceal his reason for being immortal. As it will surely guide all the pirates of the world towards him and the weapon that he uses to gain immortal life.
When we saw him with the giant Strawhat we thought that the Strawhat was the National Treasure of Mary Geoise but in my opinion Im, himself could be the National Treasure of Mary Geoise. I think that Doflamingo knew about this and that’s why to acquire the power of the king of the world government he wanted Law’s devil fruit ability. We know that with Law’s devil fruit ability one can easily switch the personalities of people. Thus, Doflamingo would have easily gotten hold of the empty throne and Im’s powers.
Also, in my opinion, Monkey D. Dragon is the rival of Im. They will both face off in the war between the Revolutionary Army and the world government. This war may take place just before the end of the One Piece series. This all ties down well with the whole plot. In short, these are really exciting times for the fans of One Piece manga. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait for 2 weeks for One Piece 909 as next week, Oda is taking a break.
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