So for some time now our category Heroes Biologically Related to the Villain, has been up in the air. We have been syncing up with Villains wiki and I have checked on their handling of it. They seem to know but back-logged with their other clean-ups.This creates some issues for us as it and the other family of the villain categories are on our chopping block in the name of streamlining searches. But if we don't have a set category that just means all said examples will need to be re-tagged later. Now largely we need to be mindful of stepping on Villains Wiki's toes since we are a companion wiki but with no plans for the issues and numerous other clean ups an initiative must be taken. That aside categories should NOT be small sentences, gen…Read more >
Both categories Martyr and Died with Honor seems to describe the same thing, a hero who dies for others. Of the two, Martyr was both around first and is conveyed in one word, which always helps reduce the category tag space. I started to clean it out but had some opposition and have held off to see if anyone else has any though, so I thought I would plainly ask to speed things along rather than just keeping it on the back-burner.
Initial point was that Martyrs don't actually need to be dead to be Martyrs.
Yes they do, that is the actual definition, one who gives up their lives for others, there is a secondary meaning having to do with one's life metaphorically being over, but by in large the term means willing lose of life for others or a ca…Read more >
So a lot of people have asked this about our pages, Here is what I keep getting in one form or another.
- "Why does he/she/it count as a hero? He/she/it is an ass!" See Deadpool, Magneto, Kratos. And it's a good question. See protagonists are not by necessity "Good" guys. They are the center or a narrative. The ones who react to a problem and try to fix it. If they have selfish goals or act like jerks are they still heroes? Yes. A protagonist is by no mean a likable character, and saying what is moral...well Judge Claude Frollo does that a lot, how's that work out for him? If we start resorting to only putting up people we think are good people, we need to start taking down pretty much everyone because everyone can get skived at different thi…