If you are looking for things like "Redemption" in media, then realize that this is a Christian concept, one that actually has very little connection to reality.
If you feel that a work of fiction is "missing redemption" then that's because you've been steeped in a certain narrative, rather than it being part of some universal idea of good writing/storytelling.
@emacsen Maybe that’s why I love Fairy Tail so much: Many of their strongest enemies join them. And they do not get punished: They are welcomed. Because they actually are no bad people. They were just on the other side.
I write my villians the same way. They're not "evil" they just have a different idea of what the right thing is.
A modern version of this might be DC's universalist concept of morality vs Marvel's more nuanced ideas.
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