The challenge comes when the Love Interest is only a paper-thin motivation for the hero.
Every development and new character reminds us that the outward package does not define inner reality.
Viscera is a bizzaro-Wizard of Oz as told by Tim Burton.
This week, we’re looking at your hero’s irascible, plucky companion…
If the protagonist needs to gain skills and knowledge to realize their destiny, it’s helpful for them to have a teacher.