Welcome to FFF, hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read! I’m so excited all, I’m a featured blog this week at Parajunkee :D. Thank you so much to our hosts for organizing this awesome hop!!
This week’s question:
Q: Who is your favorite villain from a book?
I strangely don’t think about villains much, and had a hard time coming up with this one. I also realized that a lot of books don’t have an actual villain, since there is some other tension driving the plot…. Limited choices made even harder! However, once I remembered the Tir Alainn trilogy, I knew I struck gold :D
The Pillars of the World is the first book of this trilogy that is basically about Wicca-inspired witches being real with fairly significant magic in a fantasy setting with otherwise no magical things. There is also a man who has decided that witches are evil and must be saved (through torture) and killed to prevent their filth from spreading. The Tir Alainn trilogy does a wonderful job of explaining why The Witch’s Hammer hates witches as well as showing just how horrible he is when he cuts off an old woman’s hands and feet while trying to “purify her.” He is the classic villain you love to hate, but with the deeper character development that makes you unhappily see where he is coming from as well.
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