“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?”
The 6 Most Sinister Villain Personalities – Crafting Villains #4
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On the monomythical hero’s journey, the hero is usually “marked” in some way– often with a symbol like a scar or with a special accessory, like a ring. (“Branding” is also an element of Russian folklore). This mark or brand becomes a symbol throughout the novel. Symbols can mark groups of characters too, like the faction symbols in Divergent or the house sigils in A Game of Thrones. In Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry is marked by a scar in the shape of a lightning bolt. In The…