Impractical Applications (The Cuckoo and the Warbler)

So there’s this character in one of the games I play in.
He’s the scariest thing in a fight out of the entire party—or at least, the most reliably scary, as the others tend to need circumstances or teammates’ assistance to be truly devastating. Has a knack for answering most of the questions. Often seen or [...]

The Cuckoo Protagonist

I don’t mind important secondary characters. Nor decoy protagonists who relinquish the mantle of main character to someone else later because to reveal the real protagonist early on would give the most important twists away. The characters I’m dealing with tonight aren’t those. Instead, they’re the ones who by all sources aren’t the main character(s), [...]