- Jul 21, 2006
You know what? I hope that they are. And I hope they pay dearly for it.
Seriously, when was the last time a major villain actually won?
I would love to see Magneto pull something off that establishes him or his ideals as a new status quo. Not THE status quo, but a new one. The Cold War sort of comes to mind...
What if Magneto outplayed everyone, accomplished whatever his "something new" goals are, and then stopped there. Seriously. World domination is impossible. Extinction of homo sapien isn't a viable option. So he just stops once he achieves what he had planned. A sort of "I'm here, I have THIS much power, and there's nothing you can do about it. I have no desire to cross this line, but if you do, we're all dead." thing. The heroes lost, but they're still around, pissed about the loss, but able to move on to the next task.
I would totally read it.
I would love that. I just don't have the hope to think that's what we're going to get.