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Questions 3: The Common Man Among Superhumans

The topic works off the idea that Delvin is a normal warrior among a group of superhumans.  You see it very often, but the characters in this role don’t typically rise beyond sidekick or fodder.  Rarely do they become a full-fledged hero … Continue reading

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Running Gag Heroes: Entertaining or Pathetic?

There are many heroes that have something they get teased about.  My own knowledge of this stems more from manga and anime than anything else.  Still, I remember Halt in Ranger’s Apprentice gets teased once or twice for the way … Continue reading

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The MacGuffin: Apparently It’s Not a Breakfast Pastry

I’ll admit that I never really knew what a MacGuffin was.  I’d heard the term, but always managed to stay in the conversation without revealing my ignorance.  Honestly, I kept thinking of food and puffins whenever I heard the term.  … Continue reading

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