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Beta & Gamma Characters – Bless the Beasts and Children

Bless the Beasts and Children

Beta & Gamma Characters – Bless the Beasts and Children Bless the Beasts and Children follows a group of six teenage boys who share a cabin at a residential summer camp in the western mountains. The camp seems to be designed for parents who want their sons to be as “tough” and macho as possible. […]

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Beta & Gamma Characters – The Bremen Town Musicians

The Bremen Town Musicians

Beta & Gamma Characters – The Bremen Town Musicians The idea of a team of betas working together to save the day is nothing new. It goes back at least to the tale of the Bremen Town Musicians. It’s the tale of four farm animals: a donkey, a dog, a cat and a rooster, who […]

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Some Alternatives to the Alpha Character: The Resourceful Beta Character

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Some Alternatives to the Alpha Character Part 1: We Can Do Better – The Resourceful Beta Character Alpha character? We can do better. But with what? If we kick these glory hogs off center stage, what is to take their place? What’s the alternative? Storytellers have known since antiquity that the characters that don’t have it […]

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