CONTROLLING OTHERS (DARK)
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To understand why your character is driven toward a certain goal, get to know their positive and negative traits, as well as any significant emotional wounds that might be motivating them. Then you can explore the various kinds of conflict that could block them as they move toward their goal.
FORMS THIS MIGHT TAKE:
HUMAN NEED DRIVING THE GOAL (INNER MOTIVATION):
Self-Actualization: A character who gets off at controlling the fate of others may only feel actualized when this level of domination is achieved.
Esteem and Recognition: When a character feels a profound level of self-doubt, they may seize control as a way to banish their own feelings of weakness and vulnerability.
Safety and Security: If there's a perception of danger, a character may try to control others to return to a safe status quo.