If You Weren’t So Pretty, I’d Have to Punch You
OMG, Scorpio. Yes, yes, he’s described as “abrasive”, but this is a new level of adversarial beginnings. He has absolutely no use for humans, and his being forced to cooperate with the MC is disgusting to him. He makes his disgust clear in every word he utters.
Why would I choose such a character, you ask? While the MC is bound to be far less assertive than I am, she will probably not accept everything he throws her way lying down. I like a bit of fight in both my men and my women. Also, the more adversarial the beginnings, the sweeter the surrender. Yes, that’s a trope, and a toxic one at that. But that’s what we’re here for.