The writer’s job is to get the main character up a tree, and then once they are up there, throw rocks at them.
imagine a video game where you create a hero whose destiny is to save everyone, but throughout the game you start making harder and more questionable decisions, and the game gets darker and darker. and in the end you’re just standing there, clutching the controller and finally realizing you were playing the villain all along
I would play the living shit out of that game.
I’d like that game.