Twilight<3 wrote:Okay, I have a question to get the conversation going...
Do you think Aro is the hero or the villian and why?
I think at one point, early on, Aro was a hero. I mean he got along with Carlisle so he cant be entirely evil. But you know what they say about power. Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. I think Aro has been corrupted by the power he has held for however many years. He is terrified of losing it. I know that the vampires are similar to rock in that it takes something great to change them (ie Edward meeting Bella) but rock can also be changed slowly. I think that the power Aro has as a member of the Volturi, has been slowly eating away at his personality or his ethics, whatever you want to call it. I think, in the beginning, Aro wanted to protect the vampire way of life and saw that as noble work. But he is used to having the power that he does and will fight against anything to keep it.
I hate to bring politics into it, but you could kind of associate the U.S. with Aro. I mean is the U.S. the hero or the villian? Its all about perspective and the sense in which action is taken.