my fiendish enemy.

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my fiendish enemy.

Victor first designates his creature as an "enemy" shortly after his creation (I:4:12), and the Creature, in turn, after the collapse of his aspirations with the DeLacey's thinks of Victor in a like capacity (II:8:30). Throughout this last chapter, however, Victor has conceptualized his Creature wholly in adversarial terms, again and again referring to him as an enemy.