- Jul 13, 2021
Can you think of any SF/F stories (in any media) where there is no actual villain, nor even a main antagonist? I'm sure I've read/watched a couple but cannot think of any off the top of my head.
Several John Wyndham novels have no real villains:
Trouble with lichen
have difficult situations but no villain as such.
Stowaway to Mars doesn't really have a villain, although some unpleasant or psychotic machines.
Also a number of his short stories.
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy has the Vogons and later the Crikkit robots, but are they really villains? Otherwise the villain is simply circumstance.
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