Questions tagged [character-motivation]

Character motivation is what motivates characters to behave in a particular way and describes why a particular character does so. It propels the personality of the character.

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Was Couladin a Darkfriend or just nuts?

When Rand undertook his journey to become Car'a'carn, his chief rival was Couladin, an Aiel warrior who declared himself to be clan chief of the Shaido Aiel. Couladin hated Rand from the instant he ...
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Did Garak know Julian was to join section 31

in the first season of DS9 garak seems to specifically seek out Julian Bashir and then across the duration of the TV show has regular lunch with him and involves him in assorted Obsidian order Hi-...
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What was the slight flaw in Master Li's character?

In the Barry Hughart Master Li and Number 10 Ox books, Master Li always introduces himself thusly: "My surname is Li and my personal name is Kao, and there is a slight flaw in my character," he ...
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Is Sarah G.Lato actually the creator?

Lately, I have been thinking about the role of the character Sarah G.Lato in the Amazing World of Gumball show and I have begun wondering what her actual intended power is. Let me explain what I mean....
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Why didn't Ultron attack the Hulk in Avengers Age of Ultron?

Ultron has had his fair share against the avengers fighting against Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor why didn't he fight against the hulk? Besides the hit that Banner gave him in the very end there ...
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In Wanted (2008), why was The Exterminator in the location where he got shot?

Rewatched Wanted last night and noticed an odd bit. While chasing Cross, Wesley quickly turns around and shoots someone behind him. This turns out to be The Exterminator--the guy with who liked to ...
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Would Pantaar have done what he did for anyone?

In Koning van Katoren (King of Katoren) by Jan Terlouw, Stach must complete seven quests to become the King of Katoren. One of the quests involves a sorcerer, Pantaar, who terrorizes the town of ...
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Why did Constantine make a deal with Nergal to stop Zed from becoming the second Mary?

In one of the Hellblazer books, the main character discovers that the demon Nergal is trying to kill Constantine's girlfriend Zed, When Constantine is wounded, Nergal visits him in the hospital and ...
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Is Alan from “The Amazing World of Gumball” really a good guy?

During most episodes he appears in, Alan Keane is portrayed as a good "person", always striving to take care of others to the point of sacrificing himself in multiple occasions. This has always been a ...
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Why did the Red Marker want to return to Aegis VII?

During the events of the first Dead Space game, the Red Marker is transported from the cargo deck of the USG Ishimura to the planet below: Aegis VII. This is where (Altman's) Red Marker was originally ...
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Was Schokn-Itrch Lev Abalkin's friend?

As described in the novel The Beetle in the Anthill, the Golovan Schokn and Lev Abalkin worked as a duo in several missions, and we know from Abalkin's report on the Dead World that he considered ...
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In Orphan Black, who shot the woman, and who saved her?

At the end of season 3, in a parking garage, someone shoots Who was it? Was it at the instigation of And who saved her, and why?
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What does it signify when Denna goes barefoot for miles?

In The Wise Man's Fear, in one scene, Kvothe meets Denna, and she walks with him for miles, barefoot, through the city (including on cobblestones) and the countryside. Now when Kvothe has gone ...
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Was the electric fence on Roku San sabotaged?

In "Starship Troopers 3: Marauder", the bugs were able to overrun the compound on Roku San because the entire power grid for the electric fence went down. This was apparently despite redundancies in ...
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Did Tahiri have sex with Jacen Solo?

Shortly before the Legends canon ended, Tahiri Veila was put on trial for her time as Jacen Solo's - er, Darth Caedus' - apprentice, and specifically for the murder of Gilad Pellaeon. During the trial,...
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Who is the model for Callaghan in Big Hero 6?

Background: Professor Callaghan is the head of the robotics program at the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology. It is later revealed that He is described (decently, IMO) in the Disney Wiki as: ...
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Why does Henrik Johansson have the man killed?

In Orphan Black, Henrik Johansson orders Mark Rollins to kill Why?