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A Female "Villain" Who Takes Down Psychopaths
What's not to love?
Lana Myers is a vigilante antihero who takes down psychopaths. And falls in love with the FBI agent hunting her. What could go wrong?
In my latest article, I explore themes of complex trauma in the Mindf*ck book series and what makes this character so loved by many.
“Perhaps this is because Lana Myers has endured horrors to an extent unimaginable for most people – yet parts of her story and the effects of the traumas she’s been subjected to still resonate with many trauma survivors. This is what makes her a beloved and badass yet admittedly morally complicated character. Although her story is extreme, Lana’s emotional numbness, dissociation, losing a sense of humanity, searching for a rescuer and the feeling of being “different” from the rest of society is something many complex trauma survivors can relate to…”