9 – Antagonists, Part 1

Daystar and Alexander explore what makes for compelling story antagonists, and discuss some of their favorites.

Co-hosted by Alexander Wales

With thanks to Tim Yarbrough for the Intro/Outro music, G.A.T.O Must Be Respected


The Stand, by Stephen King

Eyes of the Dragon, by Stephen King


0:34 What Makes an Antagonist?

2:38 Shallow antagonists

9:06 Favorite Antagonists: Randall Flagg

12:41 Favorite Antagonists: Lex Luthor

17:54 Basics Do’s and Don’ts

25:16 Creating Motivations

(32:15 Seriously guys please don’t blow anyone up)

34:10 Favorite Antagonists: Magneto


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