The Mikaelsons from ‘The Vampire Diaries’ and ‘The Originals’
Everyone assumed they were evil when we first met Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. But after they befriended the Mystic Falls crew and then moved back to New Orleans, they just wanted to protect each other, even if it hurt those around them.
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Oliver Queen from ‘Arrow’
Oliver Queen started out as a vigilante killer. However, he did leave those days behind him for the most part. However, he still doesn’t see the world as “good” and “evil,” which honestly helps him be a better hero.
Look at the survivors on The Walking Dead – they’ve all done some questionable things. But we can’t blame them because we’d probably do exactly the same thing if we were in their shoes. This might be why morally grey characters are becoming more and more popular: They’re relatable.
Other than a select few, most Game of Thrones characters were morally grey (in both the books and the show). Daenerys and Jon have done horrible things for the “greater good.” Jon even killed Daenerys to save the rest of the kingdom!