Quote from telas0904 »As a huge Avacyn fan I wanted respond to your post.
Of course I respect the point of view of other people, but I see Avacyn as a tragic heroine. Wizards missed the chance to do something great with this very popular character and instead simply killed her off. When I read the part of the story in SOI before she gets attacked by Nahiri, she is described like a very benevolent angel. It is described that she feels very satisfied when she and her angels saved another life. She hears every plea and every prayer but she just knows that she cannot be everywhere at the same time because that would be just impossible, even for an angel. Also in the moment before Sorin kills her off, she has a moment of clarity as she is able to reflect what she did during her corruption. And she feels guilty and sad for that she had and she is very sad that she failed to do what she always wanted to do. To save people and protect them. Also as she casted the cursemute she decided not to kill the werwolves but gave them the chance to serve and fight for good because she still knew about the human part in their werwolve beings.
Avacyn of course was created by Sorin mainly for the purpose to secure the vampires source of food. But this does not change the fact that she was an angel with a benevolent and good character.
I still hope she will come back one day, no matter the plane or how. I am even running a gofundme campaign for her to bring her back in the hope that many players set a sign for wizards that they want her back. also I donate all the earnings from this campaign to unicef, so no matter what happens, it will be something good :).
And I do not see a reason why an Angel should not be a planeswalker in MTG. I know about all this, they are not born they are made.. but for me a soul is also made of good thoughts and benevolent acts its the behaviour of a person and not just the fact that somebody was born or made. And angels behave well and they reflect what they are doing. So in some way they have souls.
Avacyn I hope you are comming back I am waiting for you, angel of hope