The Latin alphabet is one of those things that a huge portion of the world takes for granted, but it’s only been that way since the colonial era allowed its spread around the globe. Before that, many languages had their own character sets, English having been previously written out in a system known as ‘runes’. The runic alphabets were used prior to the ABCs, their jaunty characters either archaic or otherworldy, depening on your perspective. This brief history lesson is designed to help you take a greater appreciation for the SneakersNStuff x Asics GT-II, a model that you can now see to have plenty of rune details in celebration of SNS’ European heritage. Click through for a closer look andand get your pair from SneakersnStuff when it drops this Saturday.