Now that Randy Orton has made his transition from the equivalent of an evil sith lord to many of todays kids to Dexter Morgan (If you need help understanding the comparison Dexter Morgan is fictional serial killer that kills other serial killer, you know so if you always wanted to cheer on ted bundy or even you local sociopath you are now able to on shotime channel by the way must watch show). Now back to the topic, Randy right now has no real sworn enemy however i think i can cook up a few.
1. The one and only Y2J Chris Jericho
I predict Orton to make his full fledged return main event run starting around Fatal Fourway time and to fully be back as Mr. Main-Event at summerslam as a number 1 contender for a title. I would hope by summerslam the WWE could tie up all the loose ends in the edge jericho saga and send him back to raw where he belongs. The storyline could be orton winning some type of contenders match perhaps a number 1 contenders fatal fourway match at the Fatal Fourway Pay Per View. With orton being a face jericho can antagonize him asking him " What happened to the big bad ruthless viper huh randy? are you to busy pandering to these spineless parasites to be your own man again" Then Orton can give some typical Orton response lie " I dare you to try disrespecting me again like that chris i dare you " because remember Orton is an anti hero which means he can be a little selfish or a lot. Y2J opens his mouth again Bam rko. Orton loses at summer slam and the feud ends at RR with orton getting the gold.What needs to happen for this to work is Y2j To reclaim Championship gold and get drafted to raw or orton go to smackdown with gold/y2j has gold or y2j going to raw and feud with then champ orton. I only covered the feud from the first option because i feel like that is the most likely scenario the second would likely have y2j proclaim smackdown his show and the third scenario for this to happen would be just like the first.
2.Randy Orton vs CM PUNK
I don't see Punk getting any world titles on smackdown in the near future so this in this feud Orton must be a champion with him either going to smackdown or punk going to raw. First off Ortons aggressive psychotic nature can easily be played on by punk as a sign of drug abuse but that's not what got this feud started in my head. On an episode of smackdown before EC punk told the SES to be ready to protect their savior from the animal that is batista during their match , that same angle could be used often with orton also have the SES costing him the title vs punk on several occasions. The SES could be to Orton what NWO was to sting in the 90's thus leading to Orton going into psychotic frenzies and just obliterating the SES With Massive RKO fest like austin used to have with the stunner, the crowd would go crazy. I like this angle because this would really elevate punk without orton looking weak, see the great thing about being heel is in the end you are supposed to lose in the feud so it doesn't make you look like a weak heel and as a face if you prevail in the end all those beatings only get you more sympathy from the kid thus more cheers and more sells.
By the way for those who don't know the general characteristics of an antihero i posted them here for you.i would like to thank wiki for the info.
- imperfections that separate them from typically "heroic" characters (selfishness, ignorance, bigotry, etc.);
- lack of positive qualities such as "courage, physical prowess, and fortitude," and "generally feel helpless in a world over which they have no control
- qualities normally belonging to villains greed, violent tendencies, etc.) that may be tempered with more human, identifiable traits (confusion, self-hatred, etc.);noble motives pursued by bending or breaking the law in the belief that the ends justify the means such as when cm punk originally cashed on edge or hbk to many of his rivals
Each of these examples has been identified by a critic as an anti-hero, although the classification is somewhat subjective. Some of the entries may be disputed by other sources and some may contradict all established definitions of anti-hero.
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