Who's the first to come to mind when I say - Villain?

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I've always thought Dolores Umbridge from Harry Potter is tremendously effective because we've all encountered her sort of petty villainy in our lives. The large-scale villains are easier to distance from, but she has a believable immediacy that hits very close to home.
True, we all know a Dolores Umbridge! The fictional embodiment of Arendt's "Banality of evil".
 

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If only because I am rewatching Babylon 5 at the moment.
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If only because I am rewatching Babylon 5 at the moment.
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Walter Koenig play Bester to the hilt and played him brilliantly ! His chapter was named Alfred Bester as homage to the science fiction who wrote The Demolished Man and The Stars My Destination. :cool:
 

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The Emperor, Darth Sideous.

A true villain, who always seems to actually enjoy what he does. I swear he is possibly one of the happiest villains. Evil is a fun career choice.
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Professor Know it All and his inept assistant Twisty .:)
 

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Sephiroth from Final Fantasy VII is quite a good villain to me. Evil born from a scarred mind is interesting
 

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The Emperor, Darth Sideous.

A true villain, who always seems to actually enjoy what he does. I swear he is possibly one of the happiest villains. Evil is a fun career choice.
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Palpatine is so 1990's A wardrobe makeover would be helpful here . Perhaps something in a pinstripe executive business suite and a pair of designer sun glasses ? :D
 
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I'm thinking up Villain archetypes and wondered - who's the first Villain that comes to mind when you hear that word. If we get enough, perhaps we can see any commonalities amongst Chroners.


Important: If you need to think more than a second then you're not in the spirit of the request. :giggle:
What comes to mind first is a character that's highlighted as the 'problem' of the story and is most likely misunderstood and completely right and justified in the end.
Villains are so fun to write about because you get to put all your dislikes from people in your life onto one character, at least that's what I do, it makes the character more realistic if they have a real-life base.
I can't think of any specific Villain but I can't help but imagine multiple Disney Villains, they are a great reference.
Good Luck with your story!
 

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The Shredder from TMNT. Pure evil he was

You might want th check checkout the film Batman vs Teenage Mutant NinjaTurtles. In that film you have the cap Crusade slugging it out with Shredder . Its cool to watch and the film itself quite good. :cool:
 

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