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By Melanie Anne Phillips
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~ Step 73 ~


Revealing the antagonist is a little easier than revealing the protagonist.  The antagonist, in short, is the person opposed to the protagonist achieving his or her goal.  For example, if the protagonist is trying to marry the princess, the antagonist is trying to stop him, and perhaps, even trying to marry her instead.  Therefore, It is often a good idea to reveal the antagonist in relationship to the goal.

In this step, describe how you will reveal to your readers which of your characters is the antagonist.  Then describe other scenarios in which the antagonist influences and is influenced by other story points.