The Junji Ito Touch: When A Character Succumbs

Previously with Junji Ito, I talked about how characters would struggle to retain their dignity in an unfair situation. They may have to confront their trauma or face their worst fears. Sometimes that gives them the courage to rise above their plight and escape.

Obviously, not all the stories have that moment where the protagonist can make a different choice. Sometimes they are plain trapped, and the only solution is to endure it while hoping for a better option. Or they succumb and suffer the consequences. How much can you handle when pushed to the…

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Priya Sridhar

Priya Sridhar

A 2016 MBA graduate and published author, Priya Sridhar has been writing fantasy and science fiction for fifteen years, and counting.

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