10 Monumental Video Game Plot Twists Nobody Saw Coming
9. Don't Dance With Lance - Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
behaviour does become increasingly odd towards the end of the game, the
turncoat Lance’s betrayal during the final mission was still a moment that
caused as much resentment as it did surprise.
mental state goes through quite the emotional ringer throughout the story,
starting out as a fairly cool customer looking to link up with Tommy to take
out Ricardo Diaz.
As the game progresses, Lance’s unstable nature and
erratic outbursts slowly begin to reveal themselves, getting captured after trying
to ambush Diaz by himself and exploding at Tommy over the phone after he is
berated by him for failing to handle a situation involving protection money.
a final act of deceit, when Tommy comes face to face with Sonny Forelli, Lance switches
sides to align with the Liberty City mobster, something which he pays the
ultimate price for.
As much as Lance got what
he deserved, his backstabbing came with some pangs of heartache, as Tommy had no
plans to double cross him, his betrayal the result of his own insecurities and
lack of trust for those around him.