Villains Op-Ed

Heroes are cool and all, but villains are really the ones that make the story happen and the hero shine. What motivates the great ones you ask? Let me try and offer a little insight and explain why villains are the true center of the story.

The Problem With Fandom

I think it’s pretty obvious but I’ll say it anyway, creating a beloved franchise isn’t easy. You have to come up with an idea, build an entire universe to support it, and invest years and years into bringing that universe to life. Now imagine some jackass that you’ve never met getting mad at you for expanding that story in a way he doesn’t agree with. In what fucking universe does that random jackass have any authority over your idea? The Star Wars universe, apparently.