When your characters get tired of you not writing them.
Have you ever stood up to your bully? How did it go? Were you victorious?
What does a villain do when strangers invade his home? The lands he himself has sought to conquer? He fights.
Sometimes your dream invades your dreams.
I was going to die. Lost out at sea, no food, and alone.
What monsters are you battling in life?
Dastan is the only one standing between his enemies and a power he cannot allow them to have.