Knowing a Warrior and a Seductress Literature August 5, 2016October 29, 2020 Most of the stories we hear or see in India are inspired in some way or the other by the two great epics - Ramayana and Mahabharata. What is intriguing about these two epics is that you pick any character and that character is never purely good or bad. Each characterisation is just so layered. This is a trait that definitely stands out in the Mahabharata. Take Arjun, for instance. He is the idealist in a world that is not ideal.