Maeve sought to control others in her social circle with a clever system of machination that included power plays and other scheming plots. She spread rumors and used machination or dishonest strategic actions to convince people that her invented stories were true. Her cruel machinations or secretive plans were soon exposed when those around her realized painfully that Maeve’s kindness was only a show to trick them all.
Quiz: What are machinations?
- Plots and schemes to influence others.
- Fake rumors spread about others.
- Feelings of control and power.