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How does it relate? Don't write things that aren't teaching you something, or things that aren't progressing your book. But these scenes you're describing are related to your book. The question you have to ask yourself is how. How is that skirmish tied into events in your book? Why does the curse-born princess of a bygone age matter 200 years past her ...


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So generally there is a tier of characters and how many you should have. Hero/Perspective Character- There should be only one of these, though it's not a hard rule and not necessarily required either. This should be the character through who's "eyes" the audience witnesses the story. If the story is first person, it's the narrator's character, if the ...


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No one says you have to classify your characters, your characters are there to support the plot and overall story, how they do so is pedantic. Let's take Game of Thrones as an example, here we have a very large cast of characters. We couldn't possibly have the same show without Daenyris, so she's absolutely a main character. At the same time, we couldn't ...


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Yes if you watch stories like Star Wars of Game of Thrones, there is multiple main characters. Maybe most of the characters are important to the overall intrigue. In a more classic way you could use a list of kind of people to structure your story : protagonist aka main(s) character. Can be a hero or an anti-hero deuteragonist (can be a sidekick or a main ...


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Can there be more than one main character? Absolutely! can their be a protagonist and other main characters that the story focuses on? Yep, and that sounds like what you are describing in your "Lisa" example - there's one key protagonist (Lisa) but the other main characters are also significant in the story, primarily because of how they exist in order ...


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