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Flawed Heroes by crazylaura64 Flawed Heroes by crazylaura64
It's a fact of life - even the greatest of heroes, past and present, fictional or not; have flaws, just like everyone else.

Idealization has always bugged me, to be honest. We make certain people out to be these pure awesome beings, yet they're most likely not so different from us ordinary folk. :P
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ForeverDreamer12 Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for this. Some people don't understand this. See, that's what makes things feel REAL is flaws.
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JustSomeRandomKidLol Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I remember Tom Hiddleston (Loki's actor) said something about Marvel's Avengers characters are good because they're flawed, and that the villains are portrayed to be heroic. That's some deep stuff.
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Enemom Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Of course! If they didn't have flaws, they wouldn't be heroes. 
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RekaTheAmazingTaco Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
Celebrities and heroes are just people that happen to be well-known.
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crazyforchocobos Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013

Even since the dawn of time in the first ever told stories the hero-even the immortal ones-all had a fatal flaw that could do them in.

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HTFlover013 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
I completely agree. And it's also bad when people act like certain celebrities are saints that can do no wrong -coughBenedictCumberbatchcough- 
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minkoizwr Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
its annoying when people make characters that are immortal/invincible....and they role-play with said character. 
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VoadorChama Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yepper, I agree wholeheartedly. :)
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newsuperdannyzx Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
like goku he got flaws as well like he not very smart 
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Fonmatter Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmm. I know most people hate Mary/Marty Sues, but what do they think about characters with too much flaws? Does it make things more realistic, or make the character seem useless? I'm planning on making a story with a character who starts out weak, and hated but then most starts to like him. But he believes he's still too weak and keeps on trying to be perfect until falling back to what he was in the first place. Does anyone think that's good?
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