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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

WC 041320

A villain you would like redeemed and why?
Had to think about this one. I mean Scrooge was redeemed, did it make all the pain he inflicted any better? He gets to jump about and laugh, everyone else is still dirt poor. Daytime dramas always start a character as a bad person then redeem them through love. Been done to death.
Okay, here goes. Saruman for LOTR.
He was a good guy, just seduced by Sauron. Gandolf wanted to rehabilitate him. What if Wormtale didn't kill him. Maybe once Sauron was defeated Saruman would have come to his senses.


Lydia said...

Saruman is an interesting choice! Yes, he could have been rehabilitated maybe.

Wendi Zwaduk and Megan Slayer said...

That's a good point. I hadn't thought of him.

P M Prescott said...

Thanks for coming by, Megan.

Cathryn Hein said...

That's the problem with redeeming villains. It doesn't undo the horribleness they inflicted.

P M Prescott said...

Right you are Cathryn.