by solddate - 10/19/2013 5:49 PM
I believe you have a very good point Colleem.
In any official story, as fans would all expect a certain amount of definitive resistance from heroes and heroines, even villains if they were controlled and ordered to go against a believe they hold dear.
It's why I believe the most exciting parts about mind control on superheroines (I'm male and straight so I don't really look at mind controlling heroes as exciting) is first an accumulative building up of the villain's methods with detailed descriptions
of what they involve and the resulting effect they have, both from an outside view and from the view of the heroine being controlled. So, in other words, I want to know both why and how the mind control effects the victim both immediately and over time. And
then the second is the victim's breaking point, where the villain reaches the limit of their control over the heroine and then breaks right threw with some final trick of the trade that allies the heroine to them completely.
Now, obviously, we can always aim for the happy ending too. It's never beyond a heroine in my view to break free of their captor's control at that breaking point, but I clearly prefer the idea of her failing completely cos I've not once
allowed a heroine to escape unfortunately. However, I generally prefer not to write the master/mistress as all that cruel, whenever I have it's usually to accommodate what someone else has put. I prefer to usually write that enslavement appears to be a more
pleasurable option to the victim, overriding their moral code with the want of ecstasy rather than fear of pain.
Still to each their own of course.