Villain victoriousSometimes, fighting the good fight just isn't enough.
Posted 27 March 2012 - 03:44 PM
Have any of your manuscripts ended in the failure of the protagonist?
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Posted 27 March 2012 - 04:53 PM
Posted 27 March 2012 - 05:39 PM
But he's alive, and morally transformed. That's something, right?
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Posted 27 March 2012 - 06:01 PM
"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy."
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Posted 29 March 2012 - 08:39 PM
In my current novel, my main character feels really depressed about it, but has come to terms with it and knows its for the best, but in my other novels, they'll probably not be so lucky. A lot of them are going to wind up depressed or suicidal to the point where they're constantly ill and things like that.
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Posted 29 March 2012 - 11:29 PM
Let there be travellers who venture ... Far from the beaten path
And let one of them be me - Jefferson Starship - Champion (unused lyrics)
Posted 30 March 2012 - 01:13 AM
Actually, I never let my protagonists win everything they wanted. For the victory in book, they have to pay a huge price. But still, some of them win.
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Posted 30 March 2012 - 01:18 PM
So, the MC does fail, but does not.
To the point of your question; that is cheating... isn't it?
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And just like us, you must have had, a Once Upon A Time."
Posted 31 March 2012 - 08:49 PM
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Posted 02 April 2012 - 12:34 PM
So in a way she lost and the villain won.
Imagination is better than knowledge - Einstein
Posted 02 April 2012 - 02:09 PM
"One Day, I shall come back. Yes, I shall come back. Until then, there must be no regrets, no tears, no anxieties. Just go forward in all your beliefs, and prove to me that I am not mistaken in mine." - The First Doctor
Posted 02 April 2012 - 02:38 PM
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