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    Default Re: How would you roleplay a LE?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hallavast View Post
    Hannibal Lecter as portrayed in "Silence of the Lambs" and "Hannibal" is a perfect archetype of Lawful Evil. So is Darth Vader.
    Darth Vader is definitely LE... but not because he was on the side of the "law and goverment", but because the Jedi Order and the Old Republic were too large, complicated and unwieldy to be ordered and lawful, and he hated that.

    Palpatine sucessfully exploited Anakin's desire for an ordered, heirarchical goverment, where everybody knew who was on top and obeyed without question.

    Obi-Wan, Yoda and Mace Windu were just dumb to see that Anakin had more and more issues with authorities he saw as chaotic and erratic and began to relate more and more with an authority figure he saw as forceful and ordered.

    Of course, Palpatine also exploited Anakin's childish insecurities and his recklessness, and the Jedi were foolish on more ways than can be counted, but that's another story alltogether.


    Oh, and Hannibal is definitely a chaotic evil genius. He had an utter disregard for any sense of community, continuity or order
    Last edited by Amphimir Míriel; 2007-02-08 at 12:29 AM. Reason: added opinion on Hannibal

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