We've created our own dystopia.
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Does the villain talk like a villain?
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Let's tackle the #1 problem with villains in manuscripts.
Just no clones or alternate timelines, that’s all we ask!
“Hi, Christopher, I'm Nero.”
When the villain wins, it builds tension - but only if it's a credible win.
Thanks to Unalaq, we now know that the Avatar setting is divided into a good/evil binary.
A character’s motivation tells us why they’re doing what they’re doing.
What’s the point of cheering for the good guys when their victory is inevitable?
Because redeeming a villain is difficult, many of the same mistakes get repeated again and again.
Buffy runs the gamut on villains, from the highest highs to the lowest lows.