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This tag should be used for questions that deal with a reader's confusion about a certain topic, such as how you as the writer can prevent confusion when creating lots of characters or how you as the writer can utilize confusion in your work, for example to distract the reader from the culprit in a crime story.

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Two magical realities, ours isn't one of them. How do I stop my readers from getting confused?

I'm writing a story with a world that has different physics, alchemy rather than chemistry, and biology that relies somewhat on magic. The protagonist is not of this world, however he is not of our ...
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Names and aliases

This is related to my previous question. So, let's say I want the readers to not be sure of who my character really is. They'd know her as Olivia, but think she might be Beatrice, or maybe Helena... ...