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SF Signal's Mind Meld: Who Are Your Favorite Villains In Fantasy And Science Fiction?

Once again, I'm pleased to note that I was invited to participate in a Mind Meld discussion by the fine folks over at SF Signal. This time, the question they asked was, "Who are the most memorable villains and antagonists you’ve encountered in fantasy and science fiction? What make them stand out?"

There's a lot of possible answers for this one, as you'll see when you take a look at the responses many people have given. But for me, there was one villain who stood out above the rest, a mutant from Isaac Asimov's Foundation series, one of my first encounters with the concept of mind control...

Go check it out:

Mind Meld: Who Are Your Favorite Villains In Fantasy And Science Fiction?

Note that my contribution includes something of a spoiler for the Foundation series, in case you haven't read it yet. But it's kind of an obvious spoiler.
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