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Old March 31st 10, 00:18   #21
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Re: Telepaths ---season 5 -- how do you rate them?

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I think the actor nailed the role very well, and it came off exactly as it should. We weren't supposed to like Byron. If anything, we were supposed to watch how cults are created. I don't think we were supposed to like him like Zathras or Markas.
Cult leaders have to be likeable otherwise no one would follow them.
Byron was likable to his cult. They were all opporessed and abused telepaths looking for equal rights and he was showing them the way to fight for that equality. Cult leaders don't have to be appealing to the masses, only to their target audience
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