This is where the rub is. I’m finding people confusing view point character with protagonist. Just because you are in a character’s head (or mostly so) doesn’t mean they are the protagonist of the tale.Read More Sorry, Gilgamesh, but Not Sorry
The ordinary world is filled with ordinary happenings, where crimes go unpunished, where the good guys are incompetent, and the bad guys aren’t even sexy! (They are kind of creepy, actually.) Ordinary is just a series of stuff that happens, with no rhyme or reason–no justice or purpose–just like everyday life. A journal, or chronological account, it might make, but not a story.Read More The King is Dead!
This wasn’t a story of some muscle-headed, diesel-guzzler, saving beautiful women in high octane action sequences. It was instead a cleverly veiled tale of a reluctant hero, roped into helping a disenfranchised party of capable warriors, journey-ho to reclaim their home from a sadistic, water-hording, overlord .Read More Mad Max: Fury Road–There and Back Again, a Harem’s Tale