The fall TV season is upon us, which can only mean one thing: all of The CW's DC Comics shows are about to deliver the thrills in a major way. Plenty of game changers will occur across all of the Arrow-verse series this year, including a serious upheaval on the show that started it all. After three seasons of walking the straight and narrow, Stephen Amell's Oliver Queen a.k.a Green Arrow looks to be returning to his use of lethal tactics to protect the citizens of Star City.

This creative choice has generated quite a debate among Arrow fans. Here at CinemaBlend, we seem to be divided right down the middle. Laura Hurley believes Oliver shouldn't start killing again, but I personally think that it's the right decision for the character, the show, and the Arrow-verse as a whole. Check out my list of reasons (as well as Laura's list) and let us know what you think! Now let's get the ball rolling with the implications Oliver's lethal tactics have for the entire Arrow-verse...

The Arrow-verse Needs Moral Ambiguity

Oliver said it best during the series premiere of The Flash: Barry Allen can be something that the Green Arrow never could -- not just in terms of physical abilities, but in terms of morality as well. Arrow has recently struggled to try and match the lighthearted tone of shows like The Flash and Supergirl, but it should really be embracing the inherent darkness of a gritty, street-level crime drama. The best stories told on Arrow lend themselves to far greater levels of moral ambiguity than other shows within the Arrow-verse, and that means making killing not only possible, but inevitable. Not only does this help further differentiate all of the shows set within this universe, but also it actually has the potential to make the dynamic of crossovers far more interesting. Just look at Legends of Tomorrow -- the interplay between the killers and the less battle-hardened members of the team provides some of the show's most interesting moral dilemmas. The Arrow-verse needs that right now.

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