I don’t actually hate the damsel in distress character in fiction. I dislike when that’s the only woman in the story, and when the hero is always a man, and they always fall in love. But I don’t think it’s wrong to be rescued, or to need help sometimes. To my mind, we all have inside us damsel, heroes, and villains.
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