What is Villain?
Villain is an attitude. Villain is a philosophy, a way of life. Villain is an identity. Villain is an adjective as well as a noun. Villain describes an individual who possesses certain character traits, and who creates for themselves a reality that is more than just a mere existence. Villain is greatness. Villain is ascension. Villain is humility despite the capability of dominance of others. Villain is perpetual subscription to the belief that boundaries are self imposed, that you can always become better, stronger, more knowledgeable, and more valuable to your pack. Villain is pack instinct; alignment with others whose ideals and values parallel your own. Villain is loyalty. Villain is the unconditional protection of those to whom the strongest emotions are extended. Villain is the acknowledgment of consequence and the decision to act in the manner deemed true by the law of the individual, not necessarily the law of the land. Villain is sheltering the stray, feeding the hungry, helping the lost, all while coldly and calmly possessing an unwavering willingness to claw hammer the skull of he who would violate the serene existence of those who are loved and cherished. Villain is preparation. Villain is never having a loved one wonder if you could protect them from a violent attack, or if you would be able to keep them safe from rape and murder if civilization were to crumble tomorrow. Villain is hardening of the body and hardening of the mind. Villain is willingness to put oneself through pain in order to come out harder, and tougher. Villain is training. Villain is training like one’s life depends on it, because it does indirectly if not directly. Villain is readying oneself for contingencies that life may see fit to unleash. Villain is capability. Villain is acquisition of strength. Villain is fast. Villain is agile. Villain is rejection of the notion that one method of training is superior to all others. Villain is acceptance; acceptance of others whose ideas and methods prove valuable to them as others have proven valuable to you. Villain is rejection of the idea that your own quality of life is the decision of anyone but yourself. Villain is education. Villain is receiving knowledge with greater willingness and enthusiasm than it is bestowed on others. Villain is learning so that others may be taught. Villain is teaching so that others may benefit from the lessons of a lifetime laboring for a passing grade in a curriculum that leaves you black eyed and fat lipped with empty pockets and a mountain of debt. Villain is exposure to worlds which one has not traveled. Villain is the free pass through hell that you receive by carrying yourself with the swagger that has been earned and ingrained from getting back up just one more time than knocked down, from tasting your own blood in your mouth as you use a broken hand to bludgeon the benevolent individual that has taught you this most recent and painful lesson. Villain is resiliency. Villain is the refusal to accept defeat. Villain is the knowledge that no man can be your superior unless you let them. Villain is the rejection of the mold that is put forth by society to artificially shape you. Villain is the refusal to yield to the notion that you are wrong for being you. Villain means being you at all costs. Villain is here. Become Villain.