Meet the Supporting Cast – NaNoWriMo & Tarot

Meet the Supporting Cast

Today Tea is For Tarot provides us a spread to meet the supporting cast. This spread show us who Austin is going to meet and when! To follow along with Tea is for Tarot’s challenge, check out her post here: Day 8

First Character

Ace of Cups

Who are they?
A friendly and warm person who has an air of joy about her. She’s intuitive and connected.

Where are they?
It looks like they must be at the beach! Or an aquarium.

What are they doing?
Either observing fish or swimming with them.

Do they look nice, helpful, scary, dangerous, sad, etc?
Well, I get the sense that she’s someone that will be good for Austin.

Second Character

The Emperor

Who are they?
He’s an authority figure. Possibly a boss. Head of her mercenary guild?

Where are they?
They are in his place of power. I’m thinking is office.

What are they doing?
I get the sense that Austin doesn’t want to be having this conversation.

Do they look nice, helpful, scary, dangerous, sad, etc?
He … is intimidating. Sure of himself. Austin respects him at the same time as she fears him a little.

Third Character

8 of Wands

Who are they?
A group of adrenaline junkies.

Where are they?
In the sky.

What are they doing?
Jumping out of planes with colorful parachutes. Searching for a rush!

Do they look nice, helpful, scary, dangerous, sad, etc?
They look fun! Seeking adventure always but genuinely good people.

Fourth Character

Three of Swords

Who are they?
She’s a broken woman.

Where are they?
Outside on a stormy night.

What are they doing?
Weeping. Mourning the loss of her relationship. Devastated about the betrayal.

Do they look nice, helpful, scary, dangerous, sad, etc?
She’s incredibly sad and a little angry, possibly a bit dangerous.

Fifth Character

Knight of Coins

Who are they?
This is Austin. She’s meeting herself.

Where are they?
She’s on a ranch in lush forested area.

What are they doing?
She’s battling herself. Attempting to come to grips with the choices she’s made and the direction she needs to go.

Do they look nice, helpful, scary, dangerous, sad, etc?
She looks incredibly confused.

Sixth Character

Two of Cups

Who are they?
A happily married couple.

Where are they?
At a beachside restaurant.

What are they doing?
Having a romantic dinner.

Do they look nice, helpful, scary, dangerous, sad, etc?
They look like they are deeply in love and wrapped up in each other.

Last Character

4 of Coins

Who are they?
A financial planner or banker. Holds the purse strings.

Where are they?
A vault.

What are they doing?
Balancing the books, counting the coin, controlling the wealth.

Do they look nice, helpful, scary, dangerous, sad, etc?
They look narrow minded and difficult.

Well now that we’ve had a chance to meet the supporting cast, it is time to really dig into the story. If you missed some of the progress you can catch up here:

THE STORY SO FAR

The Genre
The Protagonist
The Journey Begins
Craft Your Premise
The Villain
The Heart of The Story

Today’s post had a bonus True Love Story Spread… Stay tuned…

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