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social organization used by Stone Age "ugly" "monstrous" enemy peoples, whom the heroes fight and kill, often to extinction. Your characters are not anthropologists and your peoples can't be blamed for … their lack of technological progress. So the orc leader is technically a chieftain, but the narrator and the characters will refer to him as a king. Don't use conspicuous phonetic patterns of real …
answered Aug 23 '19 by aniline
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and cultures as normal human names. Some are normal human names that just happen to be shared by prominent characters. "Svetlana" is a popular "Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Ukrainian and Belarusian … three fictional characters listed on Wikipedia, one is a version of Beowulf the mythical hero himself, and two others are from sci-fi and of Earth heritage. If you name your character "Beowulf", most …
answered Jun 28 '19 by aniline
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catastrophically to showcase Card's bad (in your opinion) grasp of real military tactics. Example of parody. Nominative use. You can have characters in your work of fiction read, think about, and …
answered Mar 5 '19 by aniline
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The word which means "protagonist" and does not have potentially unwanted connotations of heroism is "protagonist". Anything else is an excuse to not write your novel. Write your novel.
answered Aug 2 '19 by aniline