Aside from the Hero, the Villain is probably the most common character archetype. After all, without a villain, many stories would not happen. Heroes rise up solely to fight the evil villains bring into the world; with a villain, without their evil plan, heroes probably wouldn’t have destinies, or have lost their families, or be forced into the world. 233 more words
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Urban Fantasy is a great escape from reality.
Yet if you think about it, you face the following Urban Fantasy archetypes every day.
Okay, so maybe you aren’t a soldier in an ancient vampire war, or facing an impending demon horde. 648 more words
Perhaps the best known of all character archetypes is the hero. Most stories have a hero, after all, and even non-standard protagonists tend to be labeled by their relationship to the hero archetype: a tragic hero, for example, or an anti-hero. 308 more words