In a fit of enthusiastic madness I created a rational creature and was bound towards him to assure, as far as was in my power, his happiness and well-being. This was my duty, but there was another still paramount to that. My duties towards the beings of my own species had greater claims to my attention because they included a greater proportion of happiness or misery. Urged by this view, I refused, and I did right in refusing, to create a companion for the first creature. He showed unparalleled malignity and selfishness in evil; he destroyed my friends; he devoted to destruction beings who possessed exquisite sensations, happiness, and wisdom; nor do I know where this thirst for vengeance may end. Miserable himself that he may render no other wretched, he ought to die. The task of his destruction was mine, but I have failed.
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From the text, we can conclude that Victor is finally willing to admit that the care and happiness of the creature was his own responsiblity..... as his creator. He also explains that he believes his choice to refuse the creature a mate was morally right. Lastly, Victor says that it was his duty to protect his friends and family..... to destroy what he'd created..... and that he had failed.