Dr. Fiction interviews two villains from the School of Schmoozers, a style of villainy that uses charm and attraction to deceive the heroes.
Question: Why might this type of villainy be effective in a story?
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The question of my audience disturbed me, until I discovered that the entire premise of the question is flawed. Who says that particular books belong to particular ages?
Dr. Fiction interviews Loki of The Avengers, who represents a school of villainy in which the villains have relatable vulnerabilities--unhappy childhoods, secret fears, and more.
Question: What makes a vulnerable villain so effective?
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Dr. Fiction interviews Count Rugen of The Princess Bride, and discusses the philosophy of the decorous villains who are calm and controlled under all circumstances. Villainy is, as Count Rugen puts it, still a "gentleman's sport."
Question: What other popular villains exemplify this control?
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