Villains To Root For

Happy Wednesday bookworms, tomorrow is Halloween, and in the spirit of the spooky season, I thought I would go through some of my all time favourite villains! I have already done a similar post, but it was a couple of years ago so I thought it was high time I revisit our favourite bad guys. I will ink to my past posts below, and I promise to try my very best to not be repetitive ( there are a lot of awesome villains to choose from), and I will attempt to stay inside the literary sphere (even though I know my feature image is of disnehy villains), so sorry to all the amazing movie villains out there, next time I will get to you.

Villains We Love To Hate | Villains Who Stole The Show

1. Nova Artino

Renegades by Marissa Meyer

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I love a good anti-hero, and Nova is one of the best! I love superhero stories and Renegades not only delivered on that in a spectacular way, it also gave us an incredible cast of villains that you just had to root for. I am so excited for the final book to come out next month, I can only hope we get more villainy goodness from Nova.

2. Cardan Greenbriar

Cruel Prince by Holly Black

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I honestly don’t know if I hate or love Cardan. He is such an interesting and dynamic character, and it really is impossible to root against him. I can only guess at what the final book will bring, this series has been unpredictable and exciting at every stage!

3. Rielle Dardenne

Furyborn by Claire Legrand

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Rielle was one of those characters that starts out sympathetic, you think she might be the hero of her story, but then you are quickly proven wrong and everything implodes. I am still rooting for her, I have a soft spot for misunderstood characters, and I think that despite how annoying she was in the second book, she has potential for one hell of a redemption arc.

4. Spike

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Ahhh ok sorry I snuck one TV show character in there. In my defence there are technically Buffy comic books so I think I can count Spike as a literary character. I will admit something that might make half of you really mad at me lol, I like Spike way more than Angel. I thought Spike was such an interesting character, and definitely more of a likeable villain than Angel ever was.

5. Draco Malfoy

Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

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Come on, did you think I would make this list without at least one Harry Potter character, who do you think I am?! I don’t remember if I put Draco on any of my other lists, but honestly I don’t care, I will root for my boy Draco till the end. I would honestly love a spin off from his point of view, what else happened in 6th year? tell us more Draco!

 

Let me know your favourite villains in the comments, I love to hear from all of you so please chat with me!


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