The continuous push and pull relationship between hero and villain is vital to the success to any great story. Now I have another reason to jump for joy at the prospect of seeing “Guardians of the Galaxy”.
A hero is only as good as their villain. That’s a line I use when I look at a story that leans on an action hero, especially in science fiction and fantasy. Dune has the Harkonnens, distinct greedy psychopaths all looking for to satisfy their personal desires. Star Wars has Darth Vader, with all his heavy breathing and cold menace.
After seeing Guardians of the Galaxy, I found another villain who embraces the unrepentant nature of the true villain. Ronan the Accuser.
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