Originally Posted by double_u
However, from the perspective of someone "immersed" in Lee's character, I hated Ben. His stupidity caused a chain of events that resulted in the deaths of many good people. So from an emotional perspective, I find it hard to forgive him even though, objectively, I hear ya. But then again, it's tough for people to be objective.
Hey, don't blame Ben for the existence of the Idiot Ball
in storytelling. As flawed a character as Ben was, he's always been about survival, so to me that seemed out of character for him.
Something always has to go wrong in a horror movie, or a horror game, in order for there to be tension and drama. That's not Ben's fault.