Big Bad meets Baroness, Baroness meets Big Bad, their eyes meet, and horribly discordant music that sounds not unlike the screaming of tortured souls arise. A pair of villains capable of channeling The Power of Love is enough to give even the most hardened group of heroes a serious challenge, and worse yet, seeing the villains in love may make them doubt their own motivations. Lord Worldbreaker and Lady Firestorm are, individually, serious threats to the heroes, but what happens if they're suddenly working dangerous.However, her character was far more the exception rather than the rule.In this essay, I will explore the sexual dynamic of creepiness.I am not saying that women cannot be creepy; I am simply pointing out that the bar is set much higher for them.Some women succeed in hurdling this bar – think of the character played by Glenn Close in the movie , for example.
Sometimes, even the nicest of guys can turn out to be creepy guys.
Should one of the villains fall, the other one grieving over their fallen lover is quite likely to initialize an Alas, Poor Villain scenario, and maybe even a My God, What Have I Done?
Should another villain start messing with the happy couple, it's usually played as a Kick the Dog moment.
Hilarity Ensues—and it's never mentioned ever again.
The most classic version of this trope occurs when two previously established antagonists suddenly take a new-found interest in each other, but it can also involve a newcomer falling for an established villain, or even a pair of villains who were, from the beginning, a "villainous couple".