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==List==
==List==
* '''[[Fate vs. Free Will]]''' — Is a character's future [[Prophecy|pre-destined]], or can they make their own choice to determine the outcome?
* '''[[Fate v.s. Free Will]]''' — Is a character's future [[Prophecy|pre-destined]], or can they make their own choice to determine the outcome?
* '''[[Family]]''' — "Blood runs thicker than water".  Is it always right to put your family first?
* '''[[Family]]''' — "Blood runs thicker than water".  Is it always right to put your family first?
* '''[[Heroism]]''' — Can a character step up and make the right decisions and actions when pressure is upon them?
* '''[[Heroism]]''' — Can a character step up and make the right decisions and actions when pressure is upon them?

Revision as of 17:57, 4 January 2007

The following themes and motifs recur throughout the series Heroes:

List

  • Fate v.s. Free Will — Is a character's future pre-destined, or can they make their own choice to determine the outcome?
  • Family — "Blood runs thicker than water". Is it always right to put your family first?
  • Heroism — Can a character step up and make the right decisions and actions when pressure is upon them?
  • Loyalty vs. Treachery — Where do the allegiances of a character lie?
  • Moral Ambiguity — There is no absolute good or evil character, only "shades of grey". Everyone has their personality flaws and moments of glory.
  • Pressure of Responsiblity — Can a character make the right choices when they are faced with responsibility by others?
  • Sacrifice — There are moments when a character must give up what they hold dear (even including their own life) to save others.
  • Secrets and Deception — Sometimes a lie must be told to protect a character from the truth.

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