|“||Run! Run away and never return!||„|
|~ Scar's famous quote.|
Threats, Blackmails and Intimidation is the opposite of Warnings and Prophecies. In a lot of stories, the villain/villainess threatening, blackmailing or intimidating the hero or heroine. Often it happens with the minions/subordinates of the main evildoer. This happens in many ways:
- The antagonist threatens the hero/heroine that he/she would do harm to someone close to the protagonist if he/she does not fulfill his/her demands.
- Main antagonist threatens his/her henchmen/minions.
- The wrongdoer blackmails him/her something embarrassing or reveals secret to others.
- The evildoer intimidates the hero/heroine, whereby lost confidence. This is a common feature for sociopaths.