Tag Archives: anti-hero

Fictional Vigilantes: When The Law Is Optional

I wonder if I’ve ever written a real vigilante, but I don’t think I have.  Windemere has laws, but adventuring is allowed and that covers a lot of the same ground.  One could say the champions aren’t vigilantes because they … Continue reading

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The Serial Killer Hero: Does It Work?

Apparently, I did this topic long ago.  Found out when I vaguely remembered using the picture above and went hunting.  I won’t read it again because it was more on the morality of such a protagonist instead of how to … Continue reading

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Origin of Lloyd Tenay

(SPECIAL PICTURE AT THE BOTTOM!  I’m sure I just made everyone skip the post.) Lloyd Tenay is the serial killer that Cassidy frees and has as a partner during Crossing Bedlam.  He has a strange origin for both his name and … Continue reading

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The Psycho Hero: Lunacy for Good?

This falls into the Anti-Hero category, but I’m putting this on the extreme side of the spectrum.  The Psycho Hero is off his rocker and would probably a villain if the writers didn’t make him a hero.  These characters are … Continue reading

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From Noble Hero to Murderer and Back Again

Something I’ve started to find odd in fantasy books is that most characters have no problem taking a human life.  I can understand monsters, but it’s rare that a fantasy hero will have any hesitation in killing.  Even if they’ve … Continue reading

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Villains Going Hero

It’s rather common for a villain to go hero during a series.  Sabretooth has been a member of the X-Men and X-Factor.  He even teamed up with Wolverine at the end of the Origins: Wolverine movie.  Let’s not forget Darth … Continue reading

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