I really enjoyed the points that were touched on here and as a writer, I felt this was definitely worth sharing. Of course, now I’m curious to read Acacia myself but we’ll see what happens. 🙂
A few months ago, someone asked me what elements made a great character. “As long as the character is believable,” I said, “then that’s a good character. They don’t need to be likable–after all, we read about serial killers and tyrants all the time, right?”
Wrong. While characters should be believable, I underestimated the importance of likability and didn’t truly appreciate it until I read a book with believable, but unlikable characters.
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Acacia was better than I gave it credit for in my post, and one thing I failed to mention was how well the characters were developed. If you have the patience for fantasy with info-dumping, it’s definitely worth a shot.