Dark fantasy (and all dark fiction, for that matter) is a genre I love because it allows me to explore the various shades of moral grey. Instead of black and white (shining knights and cackling villains, heroic kings and evil viziers, noble warriors and cowardly evil wizards), dark fantasy deals with characters who are equal […]
Good points in the article.
Yep. The other danger is letting the villain take over the story too much…
It can be done. It’s not easy though. Silence of the Lambs is the only one I can think of for a reason.
But hey, that’s a villain’s job, isn’t it? Take over the story if they can?