Voldemort: A True Villain

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In my opinion, Voldemort is the best villain I know. Voldemort is a very unique villain, his whole existence is purely tied to Harry Potter. Back when this all started, Voldemort’s big move for power relied on murdering Harry Potter, who just sat there innocently in his diapers as a man zapped him point blank with an Avada Kedavra curse. Lots of bad guys are simply motivated by taking over the world. The really special ones have a penchant for ethnic cleansing along the way. While both of these pursuits hold mild interest for Voldemort, what really gets him up in the morning is his hatred for Harry Potter. A villain whose sole purpose in life is to kill the hero, keeps his life nice and simple . Sure, there’s a prophecy somewhere. Voldemort is as villainous as it gets in Rowling's story; he is a dark figure, much like a death-eater, and due to his general look, and lack of human facial features, he is reduced to being inhuman, and therefore not to be trusted. …show more content…
The truth is, he was an ordinary teenage wizard. He just had a life full of let downs that led him to becoming He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named. Tom Riddle grew up in an orphanage, unloved and despised by his fellow orphans. Tom could do extremely strange things when it came to fire and snakes or people. Tom Riddle went to Hogwarts where he learned the Dark Arts and fell in love with it. He made bad decisions involving the Dark Arts that led him to where he is now. He also was able to things others couldn't and felt superior to others, causing him to have no one who cared for him. So that is why I think that Voldemort is the best villain I know. He shows such characteristics of a mistaken boy that could've been a great hero but fell into the wrong path. If it weren't for Harry Potter, Voldemort wouldn't be as much of a villain to the story. It's Harry's whole existence that brings Voldemort's life to

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