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What Is Love?

BABY DON’T HURT ME, DON’T HURT ME NO MORE! But seriously, what is it? Even though it’s something that even humble creatures like doggos and kitters might experience, we’ve made it an austere topic as our best poets and philosophers … Continue reading

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A Villain Today

“People never change,” the common belief goes.  But many people are trying each and every day to do better.  Sometimes, even though they’re trying,  they don’t make any real progress for a long time,  just thinking over and over every … Continue reading

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Such Edgy. So Villain!

Much Evil. Very Scandal. Okay Doge speak aside, the importance of scrutinizing both “Because I’m evil!” and “It’s okay. They’re evil!” in their parallels and differences is that doing so hopefully steers you far away from most of the toxic … Continue reading

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“It’s fine. They’re evil!” /Wink

A close parallel to the topic of whether or not villains do evil/bad/unsanitary/unhealthy practices because they’re evil is whether evil/bad/unsanitary/unhealthy and here I’ll add /edgy practices are performed because there is a villain. What I mean is easily encapsulated by … Continue reading

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“No…Because I’m EVIL.”

In Justice League Unlimited, there’s an episode where due to shenanigans, The Flash and Lex Luthor’s minds get switched. Lex, at this time, is in the depths of a secret society of supervillains (who aren’t hugely fond of him right … Continue reading

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The Evil Race/Class

You know one of my favorite things? How many instances there are of scary-looking bikers being totally awesome people who aren’t actually terrifying thugs. I mean, some biker “gangs” are groups of people who do awesome charity work, like helping … Continue reading

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A Cat’s Quest

NO. DEVELOP YOUR CURSING VILLAINS PROPERLY. Actually this is pretty unfair to Drakoth (that villain cat there). I liked the main story of A Cat’s Quest, and Drakoth was developed decently and not horrendously generic, even if he put up … Continue reading

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Dynamic Villains

I was working on a post about writing dynamic villains, but I’m pretty unhappy with it right now – then a friend tagged me on facebook with the following meme: I think this is a fantastic prompt. I mean, it … Continue reading

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Implementing Mental Disorder

After about three years of peace, my depression has come back in full-blown Crazy!Yuri mode. While I am fairly easily able to say, NO YURI, FRIGGUN STOP SUGGESTING THAT, it’s a never-ending thought now that my depression is back. And … Continue reading

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To Empathize with Nazis

A friend sent me an article about mindflayers in D&D and an analysis on what the lead designer Mike Mearls said about the tremendously evil creatures ability to garner empathy, or at least sympathy. The short of it was that … Continue reading

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