GETTING REVENGE (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 feels mistreated may believe that they can't move forward until revenge has been exacted. Their salvation and ability to become whole becomes tied to achieving this goal.
Esteem and Recognition: A character who was stripped of their accomplishments or had their reputation sullied may believe revenge is the only way to reclaim their standing with others and to reclaim their lost power.