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By Melanie Anne Phillips
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Man Made follows a mysterious force as it sweeps around the globe erasing anything man made - from buildings, vehicles, and technology to medicines, clothing, and dental work.

Governments stagger under the panic, religions are at a loss for an explanation, scientists strive for any means to stop or divert the phenomenon, and the world’s population from families to individuals struggle to prepare for The Event, which will drive humanity back beyond the stone age.

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~ Step 50 ~

Antagonist Personal

Now that you have chosen an antagonist, refer to the material you developed for that character including personal goal and moral issue, just as you did in the last step for your protagonist.  If your antagonist is also your Main Character (possible, but not a common combination), consider what you developed there as well.

Now, write a brief description of your antagonist's overall nature, incorporating all of this material.  Pay particular attention to how their personal aspects tie into their motivation and function to thwart the protagonist’s efforts.