Quote Originally Posted by Brightdreamer View Post
This sounds like you're still feeling your your characters, world, and story, so I honestly don't know what help answers from us will be, because if you don't know, how can we?
I'm more hoping to hear how think about the problem...


Quote Originally Posted by Brightdreamer View Post
Figure out what he loves, and make it a threat to that. Figure out what he fears or hates, and make it a gateway to that. Figure out what he secretly wants but won't admit, and offer that apple. Give the thing a cost that the MC doesn't understand until it's almost too late. Make the MC's enemies seem like friends until it's almost too late.

Hope that helps...
yeah, it does. Those are all interesting things I can chew on.