|“||Is good stronger then evil? Let's find out.||„|
|~ Kal to Marnie Piper during their final confrontation.|
Facing the Hero is the opposite of Facing the Enemy. This term discusses on scenario where a fateful moments come for the villain to met the hero whom they opposed. More than often the hero not expected the villain's arrival ti meet him/her.
In fiction where he/she featured in, the villain sees the time has come for him/her to personally confront the hero/heroine, either accompanied by some henchmen/minions or alone. Events that led the villain faces the hero includes:
- Hearing the news about the hero's interference in his/her evil plans.
- Unexpected encounter with the hero/heroine in the middle of his/her siege/attack on an individual/faction/area.
- Learned the hero's potential as threat for his/her schemes either from prophecy, people whom knows about the heroes, certain documents, etc.
- Interested with what the hero can do.
In either way, when a villain faces the hero, it's more than often a conflict would began, but more charismatic villain not always immediately spark a conflict with the hero when they first met, but in the end, their interactions become more and more tense as the story progresses.
|“||Harry Potter, the boy who lived...come to die...||„|
|~ Lord Voldemort to Harry Potter.|
|“||Man, I can't get away from you! What are you, a franchise? Take him down!||„|
|~ Steelbeak facing Darkwing Duck.|
|“|| Quintas Attius Corvus: You better get comfortable, my dear, it's a long way to Rome.|
Cassia: Why are you doing this?
Quintas Attius Corvus: Because the property of Quintas Attius Corvus will not be taken by some slave. Proculus, there's not enough room for you.
Proculus: Then I shall see you in Rome, Senator.
Quintas Attius Corvus: (turns to Milo in confusion, then to his soldiers.) One thousand denarii to the man who brings me the head of that slave! (rides off with Cassia.)
|~ Senator Quintas Attius Corvus facing Cassia and Milo.|
|“||Well, if it isn't my nemesis Bart Simpson, and his sister Lisa whom I aren't familiar with||„|
|~ Sideshow Bob to Bart Simpson|
|~ Sideshow Bob to Bart Simpson.|
|“||Well, look who got relevated!||„|
|~ Thunderclap to Arlo during the climax.|
|“|| Kamran Barkawi:You should be thankful. How many people get to have their deaths witnessed by billions, live? You are going to go down in history.|
Asher: I'm not the only one who's gonna die today, Kamran.)
|~ Kamran Barkawi facing President Benjamin Asher.|