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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Absolute Write February Blog Chain

I tend to heart blog chains when they come. I love to see the very different opinions on one subject and for this time we will be seeing different characters. Yay! Sweet. Oh, did I mention we are talking antagonists? Even better. I'm currently on the publishing road with my YA Fantasy novel, so I don't want to disclose too much now, but I will be discussing my antagonist for my new adult fantasy. So there is two parts to this chain and these are...


Part one: Describe the antagonist in your novel in 50 words or less.

"Escalanto is a dark man. Not even a man, more a ruler that is sinned to the point where he can no longer be trapped within the limits of a human body by the gods. When he rips away, he will take everything, along with the power that earth holds."

Part two: What would you say to your antagonist if you met him or her in real life? Post a scene in response to this question in 100 words or less.

Me: "Why did they ban you to human form?"

Escalanto: Glares at me and says in his raspy voice, "Give it a wild guess."

Me: Shrugs.

Escalanto: Laughs. "Why don't you let me show you."

He reaches his hand out to me. I feel the chill of his hand, the bitterness of his gaze and I take a step back.

Sweet! He is quite a dark fellow, yet he has a big story behind him and this novel is really an idea I am super excited about. Read all the other awesome entries on AW and comment :)

Proach: http://desstories.blogspot.com direct link to my post

Steam&Ink: http://steamandink.blogspot.com/ direct link to her post
AuburnAssassin: http://clairegillian.com/ direct link to her post
dolores haze: http://dianedooley.wordpress.com/
xcomplex: MEEEE
LadyMage: http://katherinegilraine.com/
aimeelain: http://www.aimeelaine.com/blog
jonbon.benjamin: http://jonbonbenjamin.blogspot.com/
CScottMorris: http://cscottmorrisbooks.com/
Ralph Pines: http://ralfast.wordpress.com/
GradyHendrix: http://www.gradyhendrix.com/
Orion mk3: http://nonexistentbooks.wordpress.com/
Forbidden Snowflake: http://www.silversnowflake.net/liv
knotane: http://knotane.wordpress.com/
JerseyGirl1962: http://writerlystuff.blogspot.com/
FranYoakumVeal: http://thejourneyofthewriter.blogspot.com/

14 comments:

  1. Pure evil and loving it. Good stuff.

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  2. I love me some bad guys! Well done!

    PD Dooley

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  3. Wow, he seemns quite cold and evil. Wouldn't want to meet him in the middle of the night, or anytime during the day for that matter.

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  4. nice job! I wonder what he was going to do to her...

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  5. "The chill of his hand and bitterness of his gaze" was all you had to say to convince me. Well done!

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  6. I especially love his name. So fun to say out loud :)

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  7. Thanks so much guys! Its nice to hear that my antagonist is creepy, lols.

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  8. He sounds extremely creepy, and yeah I would be running instead of asking him a question. LOL.

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  9. I think I notice a hint of your character's purpose in his name, with "escalant" being the Spanish word for scale, in that he wishes to "scale" to the next level. Intentional?

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  10. Yes! Glad you noticed. Also I love latin and spanish, which can sound so evil with such words.

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  11. @nonexistentbooks, I was thinking the same thing.

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