T.O.T.Week: orphan stories

Orphan protagonists have a prominent role in storytelling, and I understand why. You may discover an underdog rising from the phoenix ashes (hello, Harry Potter), a circumstantial alliance of like-minded misfits (hello, Lost Boys of Peter Pan), or a good-over-evil triumph (hello, Matilda). It is our natural inclination to cheer alongside a protagonist that defiesContinue reading “T.O.T.Week: orphan stories”