2nd Chance Themes

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Human nature involves the desire for revenge, and most will admit that they find some pleasure in obtaining it when another has wronged them. For most, however, revenge includes minor acts and, occasionally, use of the legal system through lawsuits. For those individuals who become obsessed with revenge, however, the desire transforms into mental illness, or, in some cases, mental illness itself create the obsession. When revenge becomes a singular motive for existence, it transcends rationality and causes individuals to commit horrific acts against even innocent individuals. Thus Frank Coombs can find no other purpose in his life than to achieve revenge against those whom he believes are responsible for his conviction and sentence. Adding to this purpose, he expands the injustice to blacks in general and embraces the white supremacist group, Chimera. In the pursuit of his own concept of justice, moreover, he has somehow managed to...

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