The subject of fancy triangles is fairly burdensome for us to go over
A present preferred may be the enjoy triangle in Throne of cup between Dorian, Chaol and Celaena. I imagined it absolutely was well-done, and had myself rooting both for kids! Another close one is the one in Legacy/Allegiance by Cayla Kluver between Steldor, Narian and Alera aˆ“ itaˆ™s additionally well-done for me.
I believe what makes appreciate triangles work for me personally is if most of the events present were totally fleshed down and real figures. Additionally works in the event that affairs amongst the parties develops normally and really doesnaˆ™t look forced. Providing them with characters and ensuring an actual connection develops naturally absolutely helps me to feel the fancy triangle is far more genuine and not just pressed into place.
This really is a fantastic post, Marie!! I too posses study triangles with forced me to roll my personal attention, as well as others which have forced me to swoon. (One of which is the Clara-Tucker-Christian triangle from Cynthia Handaˆ™s UNEARTHLY show. Really convincing, during my publication!)
3rd time recently Iaˆ™ve come recaˆ™d UNEARTHLY! Obviously I must check out this now.
My personal challenge with almost all of the your Iaˆ™ve encountered will be the notion that men (especially ZOMG-swoonworthy men) would patiently permit FMC string all of them along forever without showdowns, fights and ultimatums. Totally unrealistic in my opinion. It reaches a spot in which i simply need LI#1 or LI#2 to cultivate a backbone, just take a dose of self-respect and determine FMC which he is deserving of better than this, goddammit, and heaˆ™s maybe not suffering her indecisive crap any more. He then will come check me upwards. But it’s likely that this is actually the point where FMC swoons at confident alpha-ness and realises that itaˆ™s your she wanted all along. Why donaˆ™t the LIs ever get it done? Because stringing on a sequence is far more important to the writer than realistic character development, we believe, alas.