Limyaael (limyaael) wrote,
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Making your protagonists active instead of reactive

And now, active protagonists!

Let’s kick some ass by doing stuff!Collapse )

Why shouldn’t fantasy heroes be dynamos? Why shouldn’t they be the ones who force other characters to react, who come up with plans, who spin the whole world around them?

Oh, yes. Because then they might make a mistake. I forgot. Well, fantasy worlds could use more mistake-making heroes.
Tags: characterization rants: protagonists, fantasy rants: winter 2005
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