Tuesday, June 20, 2006

"From my point of view ..."

duomechaDescribe an event from 3 different points of view. You can use one of the following ideas if you wish. Feel free to play around with them.
  • Mecha pilot on his or her first long-anticipated mission, person oppressed by those who command the mechas, mechanic who has to fix the mechas after young reckless pilots bring them back.

  • Weary dragon rider putting on a performance, a child watching for the first time, dragon wishing it could be free, spouse of the dragon rider who fears flying.

  • Star ship captain on his or her first mission landing on a planet that hasn't be visited by outsiders before, an inhabitant of the planet, the red shirt who is going to get killed.

  • Newly made vampire who was turned unwillingly, her victim who has just been dumped by his girlfriend, vampire hunter who lives on the blood of vampires but is on a quest to eliminate them all.

  • Person facing a dilemma, shoulder angel, shoulder devil.
Inspired by #21 of What If?: Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers by Anne Bernays and Pamela Painter.

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