Motivation for Antagonist??
Hello. I need for a story I am creating.(Which is still a work in progress) The story is basically about a girl named Zena and her brother named Jack. Jack becomes the antagonist by selling his soul to a demon.The demon possesses his body and proceeds to terrorize and attack his sister. The thing is, I need motivation for the antagonist, there needs to be a reason he attacks his sister. I was planning that he was jealous of Zena, and that's why he sold his soul, but I don't believe that's good enough reason. What do you think? Answer:
I can't write your story for you, and there are any number of possible reasons why people hurt the people they love -- jealousy, revenge, fear, selfishness, misunderstanding, even love. Sometimes they fall under the influence of someone else who persuades them to misinterpret a situation or to accept a false justification.
For what it's worth, I think that people will often do the wrong thing for the right reason.
Think about it.
Also, who is the real antagonist here -- the brother or the demon?