A love rival, also known as homewreckers, are villains who abduct someone's lover/love interest, usually the one of the people they antagonize. It is most often done to coerce the victim into marriage, but it can also happen when the villain takes a hostage.
A lover stealer can also be an individual who has "stolen" the protagonist's love interest from them and begins a relationship with them, much to the chagrin of the hero.
A lover stealer can also include elements of both of the above.
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