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\\\"Byronic Heroes are charismatic characters with strong passions and ideals, but who are nonetheless deeply flawed individuals who may act in ways which are socially reprehensible, and whose internal conflicts are heavily romanticized.\\\"

Yeah, he\\\'s [[SarcasmMode charismatic as hell]], isn\\\'t he?

I understand the urge to add him, but like a lot of the discussion topics above (which I agree with), I don\\\'t think he fits. I think too many examples on the list are focusing on \\\"deeply flawed individuals who may act in ways which are socially reprehensible\\\" who happen to be cast as (or one of) the protagonist(s). The ByronicHero (as mentioned above) is more than that - it\\\'s the whole package.

EDIT: Reading the list further...

Tony Montana?

\\\"...their bad actions may be as numerous as those which are heroic, but never are they evil for evil\\\'s sake.\\\"

He\\\'s a criminal. He is not unaware of this. He \\\"murders and betrays his way to the top of the Miami drug lord heap.\\\" There\\\'s literally nothing heroic about him. Had somebody accidentally spoiler-tagged the \\\"Hero\\\" portion of \\\"Byronic Hero\\\" in the title when this example was added? (Among many, many other examples. Some which I may not even know, not being familiar with the stories.)

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