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Larsson paints Salander as so many authors paint their heroes – as the good guys plain and simple – with a black and white morality. Salander has a pretty simplistic idea of justice and ins’t afraid to take the law into her own hands – or afraid to dish out violence when she thinks it is necessary. A contemporary of hers would be Jack Bauer from the hit TV show 24.