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10 Ways to Make Everyone Root for Your Amoral Protagonist
« on: Tue, Oct 15, 2013, 12:26 PM »
http://io9.com/10-ways-to-make-everyone-root-for-your-amoral-protagoni-1445692961
Interesting Article, and I'm shocked they didn't mention Riddick.

1) Make their ends noble (or neutral) even if their means are evil

2) A line they wont cross.

3) Someone or something they care about

4) Show us how they lost their moral compass

5) Make everyone else worse

6) A sense of humor is worth a thousand pardons

7) Make them lose

8) Falsely accuse them of worse crimes

9) Make everyone hate them

10) Let us see them doing something unforgivable

(thanks to the original artist)

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Re: 10 Ways to Make Everyone Root for Your Amoral Protagonist
« Reply #1 on: Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 11:42 AM »
I agree with you, interesting article.  Thanks for posting the link!

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Re: 10 Ways to Make Everyone Root for Your Amoral Protagonist
« Reply #2 on: Wed, Oct 16, 2013, 06:05 PM »
Thanks for posting this. :)

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Re: 10 Ways to Make Everyone Root for Your Amoral Protagonist
« Reply #3 on: Sun, Oct 20, 2013, 11:04 AM »
That was a good article. I also was surprised they didn't mention Riddick when I saw it, because he's the first character that came to mind.


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Re: 10 Ways to Make Everyone Root for Your Amoral Protagonist
« Reply #4 on: Sun, Oct 20, 2013, 07:48 PM »
Me too.  :)