There hasn't been a name that elicits such wonder and fear since Jesus Christ. And like Christ himself, Godzilla is a name that remains fresh in humanity's mind, even generations after he last appeared.
The monster first appeared in Japan seven years after we dropped nuclear bombs on two of their cities. In 1945 the American government killed over two hundred thousand people in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It was the first time we had used nuclear weapons against our enemies, and when we saw the destruction it would cause we decided to never use them again. There were two problems with that, though. In the long term we would provide the blueprints that would lead to our ultimate demise, and in the short term we would give birth to the world's greatest threat.
Some say he was a mutation caused from the radiation during that dark time in human history. Others say he had always existed somewhere in the deep that we had not yet explored, and our thirst for blood and vengeanc