Raul slowly came to accept the latent evil within him. It started small and slowly as a series of petty crimes. The abuse of ever larger creatures, from ants to squirrels to cats and dogs. The theft of objects belonging to his classmates and their parents.
Then came the felonies. Nice bicycles gave way to cars. Locks did not deter him for long. His shiny new gun avoided the need for physical violence. The women all knelt before him.
As he progressed unencumbered by any law or moral code he finally arrived at the ultimate sin, a career in politics.