This one is my personal favourite. Considering that, I'm going to ask you to tell me what you thought. Not many people pick this person for this sin, I think.
It was like a burning desire that consumed her. She couldn't rein it in. It was too foreign to her.
So she channeled it in her way, hemmed it in with walls of her icy logic.
She would be the best, the smartest, the most reliable.
The most innocent.
At least on the outside.
So she set about learning everything she could. Soon they would all rely on her implicitly.
Then she would own them. Her words would guide them. Her façade disarm them from their natural distrust.
She would rule them.
And through them, she would own the world.