Browsing All posts tagged under »heroes«

We’re All Just People Making Choices

June 19, 2012 by


I keep writing these really dodgy things lately and then look at them and thinking, What? Today one of my characters thought: The opposition didn’t need names. And then I thought, That’s appalling. Of course they need names. Taking away their names, not honouring them with that identity — it’s dehumanising. You turn a person […]

Were you GOOD when you put your knife to his throat? Were you RIGHT when you spilled his blood?

June 14, 2012 by


I killed someone. I feel kind of badly about it. Actually, I killed them on Friday. But I only started to feel really guilty about it today. Well, maybe ‘conflicted’ is a better word. I keep telling myself he wasn’t very nice, but it doesn’t help. Because when I had my characters kill him they didn’t […]

Ethics for Heroes 101

January 12, 2012 by


I typed ‘illegal’ into the search bar on my computer this morning, and the first result was my Wizards project. I’m wondering if this is Pan making some sort of judgement. Oddly it’s also the top result if you search for ‘hero’ as well, despite that being the file name of the Path project.* This […]