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Thread: Can You Overdo Victimhood in MTS?

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    Can You Overdo Victimhood in MTS?

    I am currently reading The Land of the Living (Nicci French), which is currently making me wonder whether you can overdo the victim status of an MC. It's a psychological thriller (first person), the MC has escaped from her abductor, but then it is revealed that her boyfriend has been knocking her about. I'm not sure what the effect was meant to be (make me sympathize more with her? Let us be honest, being kidnapped is as brutal as it gets for me) but it's making me like the character less (now verging on irritation).

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