When Shadow of the Tomb Raider came out, I didn't get what the big deal was. Having played it, I know what everyone was mad about...
For the past several months, I've struggled with the beginning of my third draft. There is tension between the need to introduce the protagonist in her element, with her core traits revealed to the reader, and the need to introduce the setting and plot she will encounter.
Against everyone else's better judgment, I began watching *Legend of Korra.* This happened partly because my new so-called internet taps out at 25 megabit and partly because damn. *Damn.*
I usually don't describe my main characters. Partly this is because I don't write Mary Sue characters. Partly, I just don't know what they look like.