Power is seductive. To define seductive we must first define seduce.
1. to lead astray, as from duty, rectitude, or the like; corrupt.
2. to lead or draw away, as from principles, faith, or allegiance: He
was seduced by the prospect of gain.
The 48 laws of power are well written and useful. Read this book to
defend yourself from people who may be trying to manipulate you.