**Slight spoilers for Harley Merlin #4: Harley Merlin and the First Ritual** While I’ve been praising the Harley Merlin series and especially Harley Merlin #4: Harley Merlin and the First Ritual, there is a strange lack in stakes or at least it doesn’t feel like the stakes are that high. That’s because the antagonist, the … Continue reading Storytelling Musings: Showing the villainy rather than telling it.
The Antagonist’s Development
Sometimes a very difficult character to develop, but a strong antagonist is as important as the protagonist. There are several different forms of antagonists, a societal antagonist, a particular person opposing the protagonist, or maybe the person opposing the protagonist is himself or herself. It is possible to flesh out the relationship more, but at … Continue reading The Antagonist’s Development