marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

foreshadowing the sorcery

A story opens, like many a fairy tale does, with a boy. A great boy of seven, as he would insist, and his adventures in the forest and the magic there.

That's the first chapter. He gets older.

I think it's going to be the chapter where he deduces that his father practices sorcery, which will become significant. (Possibly even the chapter where he deduces that his father envies him his adventures, though that depends on how many years I put in.)
Tags: story structure, world-building: aging and coming of age, world-building: magic (other)

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