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Attribution notice added by user avatar System · 2019-12-08T03:06:12Z (6 months ago)
Source: https://writers.stackexchange.com/q/8972
License name: CC BY-SA 3.0
License URL: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
Initial revision by user avatar Alec McLeod · 2019-12-08T03:06:12Z (6 months ago)
My (A)ntagonist (or antagonizing force) in my novel causes a nuclear disaster in a remote nuclear facility. I've decided on certain circumstantial plot points, such as the post-disaster coping of the surrounding characters, but I've come to realize I don't know what motivation A had in causing the disaster in the first place. I need a bit of help developing this.

Some information about A:

- gaunt, silent, more alarming than frightening
- male, late 40's, pale, thin
- possibly under hire by some other force, though money does not seem to be a motivation

Potential elements:

- A needs the use of the nuclear facility for ------

My novel is more rooted in the general survival of the people involved, with some frightening quasi-otherwordly elements. Thus, I would prefer a motivation that remains plausible, but would be open to an interpretation which has some minor scifi or fantasy elements.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Cheers!

Imported from external source by user avatar System · 2013-09-24T04:22:03Z (over 6 years ago)
Original score: 0