viscount-kittentine

loganriffee:

A villain must be a thing of power, handled with delicacy and grace. He must be wicked enough to excite our aversion, strong enoug h to arouse our fear, human enough to awaken some transient gleam of sympathy. We must triumph in his downfall, yet not barbarously nor with contempt, and the close of his career must be in harmony with all its previous development.

This is the most eloquent description of how to write a villain I’ve ever seen