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Father Knows Worst

Most of the time, storytellers use Father Figures in a positive fashion. They use the figure to provide a Mentor to the main character, to give the Hero something to aspire to, or to provide an emotional anchor for the … Continue reading

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Bros Versus Buds

When I wrote The Scribbler’s Guide to the Land of Myth, I dealt with sidekicks as an aspect of the Trickster.  Some of the discussions of the Child/Parent relationship affect sibling relations.  And certainly the Band of Companions will also … Continue reading

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“Heroes,” You Say?

(Originally posted on LiveJournal) In San Diego during Comic Con last month, the shuttle buses serving the convention attendees (which circled the city between the convention center and various areas of hotels) were plastered with ads for the various series from … Continue reading

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