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    I'm writing a book and I need to think of a good motive other than the main one (Because they are psychopathic serial killers) for killing a girl. I want this specific murder to be a personal one but what are some personal motives for murdering someone? What could make a psychopath so angry that they would want to personally murder this one person??
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    (Original post by bluemadhatter)
    I'm writing a book and I need to think of a good motive other than the main one (Because they are psychopathic serial killers) for killing a girl. I want this specific murder to be a personal one but what are some personal motives for murdering someone? What could make a psychopath so angry that they would want to personally murder this one person??
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    (Original post by bluemadhatter)
    I'm writing a book and I need to think of a good motive other than the main one (Because they are psychopathic serial killers) for killing a girl. I want this specific murder to be a personal one but what are some personal motives for murdering someone? What could make a psychopath so angry that they would want to personally murder this one person??
    Anyway plot development...character development...

    if you want to seriously seriously write about this stuff

    you're gonna have to take time to study actual cases.

    Then creating scenarios becomes second nature. If you wanna play with that dark side of the mind go for it but it kinda consumes you after a while. Just a warnin.

    From cases I know of,
    one could be:

    the guy was sexually abused while a kid
    by his mum's series of horrible boyfriends, then his mum joined in..
    and he adopted a proclivity for sexual gore...

    >_>
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    This:

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    (Original post by 0to100)
    again I swore this was you before clicking.
    It's about that time for a bluemadhatter post
    HOW :rofl:

    (Original post by 0to100)
    Anyway plot development...character development...

    if you want to seriously seriously write about this stuff

    you're gonna have to take time to study actual cases.

    Then creating scenarios becomes second nature. If you wanna play with that dark side of the mind go for it but it kinda consumes you after a while. Just a warnin.

    From cases I know of,
    one could be:

    the guy was sexually abused while a kid
    by his mum's series of horrible boyfriends, then his mum joined in..
    and he adopted a proclivity for sexual gore...

    >_>
    That's a great idea, I have an excuse to binge watch SVU AGAIN :awesome:

    I already have the murder scene all played out because I kinda already lived it through a dream I had. It was very detailed and very gory and very dark. Just in the dream, my villains were Chinese Mafias and the murder victim was the leaders ex however I'm setting my book in London so it seems kinda unrealistic that a Chinese Mafia just happen to be in London. So now I kinda have to find a new villain since unfortunately London do not have Mafia's and a street gang is just not classy enough.
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    (Original post by HANNAHBENLOLO)
    This:

    Or getting reservation at Dorsia on Friday Night
    who's your dp?
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    The classic:

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    The victim broke your heart.
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    (Original post by bluemadhatter)
    HOW :rofl:



    That's a great idea, I have an excuse to binge watch SVU AGAIN :awesome:

    I already have the murder scene all played out because I kinda already lived it through a dream I had. It was very detailed and very gory and very dark. Just in the dream, my villains were Chinese Mafias and the murder victim was the leaders ex however I'm setting my book in London so it seems kinda unrealistic that a Chinese Mafia just happen to be in London. So now I kinda have to find a new villain since unfortunately London do not have Mafia's and a street gang is just not classy enough.
    it's the chinese mafia

    its evrywhere, hence mafia lol

    you can certainly connect it

    like smuggling/trafficking a person or item from China

    winds up in London

    happens all the time

    :yy:

    I even saw one film

    called One Child

    well it's a mini series.

    If you know Cho Chang from Harry Potter
    lol she was an adoptee from China in England here
    and her family back in China was involved in this tragedy involving an undeserved death sentence
    and the rich chinese son studied in UK and stuff


    also Air China

    goes straight from Beijing to London


    so it could always happen thats why I say you gotta study ****.
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    (Original post by ||TheUnknown||)
    The classic:
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    The victim broke your heart.
    That's what my initial motive was but now I'm thinking would such a ruthless coldhearted psychopath be able to have their heart broken in the first place?
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    *katie leung=cho chang, her character in One Child was an adoptee not her actual self

    :yy: lol
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    (Original post by bluemadhatter)
    That's what my initial motive was but now I'm thinking would such a ruthless coldhearted psychopath be able to have their heart broken in the first place?
    its a psychopath not a sociopath


    most serial killers are sociopaths

    because sociopaths dont give a **** and routinely plan lookalike murders for pleasure or disconnection to human emotion


    psychopath snap and do something horrible just the once...they couldve been normal, and then had their heart broken. And snapped...
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    (Original post by 0to100)
    it's the chinese mafia

    its evrywhere, hence mafia lol

    you can certainly connect it

    like smuggling/trafficking a person or item from China

    winds up in London

    happens all the time

    :yy:

    I even saw one film

    called One Child

    well it's a mini series.

    If you know Cho Chang from Harry Potter
    lol she was an adoptee from China in England here
    and her family back in China was involved in this tragedy involving an undeserved death sentence
    and the rich chinese son studied in UK and stuff


    also Air China

    goes straight from Beijing to London


    so it could always happen thats why I say you gotta study ****.
    Okay thank you :hugs: Instead of dismissing my original idea of Chinese Mafia's because it might be too "difficult" to accommodate - I am going to do some more research to understand and make it fit. And I'm just about to start watching One Child cause it looks interesting and will help with my research so thanks for the recommendation. And even if I find I want to change my villain, I'll study some "Mafia type" UK cases.

    Thanks again
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    Go with a sexual motive (Which is why serial killers kill (not counting people with psychosis) , there's always a sexual element, don't mix up spree killers and serial killers.)

    The woman could be a vulnerable victim e.g a prostitute, or someone who relies on care. And she could fit his type, example being having long brown hair that's parted down the middle.

    As for why he kills, he could be a necrophiliac. And enjoys the power he has over them, an example of this could be dressing the body up after death. Or it you want someone who's sadistic, then that would be all about torture.

    To say someone kills because they're a psychopath would be wrong.
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    (Original post by Scott.)
    Go with a sexual motive (Which is why serial killers kill (not counting people with psychosis) , there's always a sexual element, don't mix up spree killers and serial killers.)

    The woman could be a vulnerable victim e.g a prostitute, or someone who relies on care. And she could fit his type, example being having long brown hair that's parted down the middle.

    As for why he kills, he could be a necrophiliac. And enjoys the power he has over them, an example of this could be dressing the body up after death. Or it you want someone who's sadistic, then that would be all about torture.

    To say someone kills because they're a psychopath would be wrong.
    I know that hence why I needed the killer to be a person with a motive who just happens to be a psychopath and likes to kill. I like the idea of there being a pattern in his killings, but I'm not sure about a vulnerable victim because I really wanted her to be a rich kid. Although I guess it means I would have to carry about a MUCH larger investigation and add way more detail to it because their family would have money to investigate for years even.
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    (Original post by bluemadhatter)
    I know that hence why I needed the killer to be a person with a motive who just happens to be a psychopath and likes to kill. I like the idea of there being a pattern in his killings, but I'm not sure about a vulnerable victim because I really wanted her to be a rich kid. Although I guess it means I would have to carry about a MUCH larger investigation and add way more detail to it because their family would have money to investigate for years even.
    What about if she was a rich cougar, and our killer has a thing for them.

    The women could be married, and the killer could be their secret lover. They could be killed in horrific ways, and the reason he kills them is because he cdidn't have the guts to kill his domineering mother who would constantly put him down. Could even incorporate Schizophrenia into it, and he could believe that the voice of God is telling him to kill women as they're possessed by Daemons.
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    (Original post by bluemadhatter)
    Okay thank you :hugs: Instead of dismissing my original idea of Chinese Mafia's because it might be too "difficult" to accommodate - I am going to do some more research to understand and make it fit. And I'm just about to start watching One Child cause it looks interesting and will help with my research so thanks for the recommendation. And even if I find I want to change my villain, I'll study some "Mafia type" UK cases.

    Thanks again
    lol np

    Sheriff 0to100 is always here to help (tips hat)
    lmao
 
 
 
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