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The Man With Nothing To Lose - The Murphyverse
I could rant all day about society views and molds women, but I can also rant an equal amount of time about how society views and molds men. My main vitriol is directed at the prototypical action hero, aka the man with nothing to lose. You know this man, the who lost something very important, usually his family, thanks to the villain, and seeks revenge. He’s emotionless and ruthless with it comes to killing the villain and will stop at nothing to get what he wants, usually revenge. He’s almost always alone when taking down the bad guys, as working with others gives him something to lose. The examples are vast and this character is so common, I feel I only need to talk about one: Jack Bauer is your prototypical man with nothing to lose. Over the eight seasons, Jack Bauer lost his wife, love interests, his daughter(relationship wise), his job, friends, the list just goes on and on. The reason, of course, is for Jack to keep snapping and act like an action hero. He always has a plan, always in control, even when it seems he isn’t. He’s ruthless, willing to break the law and torture people …