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    A Witch And A Warlock In Spite Of Themselves

    Discussion in 'Plot Development' started by Lorddread, Apr 3, 2011.

    That's an idea for title for a story I have brewing in my head. Basically it's about two cousins who's mothers are witches, and they've inherited magic from them. But the neighborhood they live in is full of supcicious paranoid xenophobes, some overly religious, some racist, and some just suffering from tall poppy syndrome. So the two attempt to go cold turkey on magic. Sound interesting?
     
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    Why is it inspite of themselves do they use magic unintentionally ?
     
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    A witch is meant to use magic, it's in their blood and their purpose, so abstaining is psychologically difficult, plus they're like twelve, their self control and will is low to begin with. So stuff abou the two that could get them bullied?
     
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    maybe it's phisically difficult as well? like their eyes light up if they don't do it for a couple of days... :)
     
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    So any thoughts on ways their magic could work? And what could be features that could distinguish witches a little from normal people? So anyone need to be told what tall poppy syndrome means? Oh and their dads are normal people, could that affect anything?
     
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    Would it be funny if the characters maintained a "Good Catholic" front to deflect supsicion?
     
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    *Raises hand* me! what is the syndrome?
     
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    Sounds like an awsome Idea to me!
     
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    ^What syndrome?
     
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    tallpoppy....
     
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    Tallpoppy syndrome is when somone hates someone because they are "above" you in some way, and so seeks to bring him her down to his or her own level or eliminate them.
     
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    So rumourd the kid's at their school could have about them?
     
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    idk....Maybe that they look like they're hide something?
     
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    What could be slight non human features witches could have? And any thoughts on animal familars?
     
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    cats....glowing eyes at night?
     
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    So witches telepathicly bond with an animal soon after birth, whom they share a deep intimate connection with, what uses could it have for magic? And how might the two's relationship with their mother's be different from that of their dad's, who are not magic?
     
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    Magic for the cat? um give me a min....with their dad they could be like withdrawn from thereselves?
     
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    They don't have to be cat's. And what could be a good age for magic to develop?
     
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    five?
     
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    oh a crow?
     
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    There isn't one set animal, one MC has a cat for example and the other has a magpie. So how could the practice of magic work? Would you buy kid's being angry that the Mc's can't teach them magic? And what could be names for the boy and girl? Something to do with magic.
     
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    names are not my style....I'm horrible with them......
     
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    So how might their situation affect their relationship with their mothers?
     
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    you kinda need to think some on your own. What good would it be writing if you didnt come up with any of it?
     
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    Would, "your the reason we're freaks" be plausible?
     

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