Re: The "Nolan's views on Batman villains" thread
Originally Posted by TheDragonator
But none of the villains I mentioned have a personality ANYTHING LIKE JOKER'S.
They all have some rage directed at an authority figure based on a possibly tragic past. Joker's stories implied that in TDK, though they sounded different each time. That common thread was present beneath the morphing veneer.
"I am for no master nor moral persuasion. I am for myself. What your yearning soul, madam, might mistake for loyalty to person or Purpose is merely a firm and, aye, principled determination to accept responsibility only for myself and my own actions." - Elric of Melnibone, The Revenge of the Rose (Elric: Swords and Roses).