marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

pondering politics

So our hero distracts the bad guys, the heroine sneaks in and rescues some prisoners, and the villainess orders some executions as a consequence.  Not of guilty men, not even of carelessness.  The heroine's use of magic showed something the villainess really wishes wasn't true.

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Tags: characterization, motivations, plot twist, politics

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