There's nothing worse than setting off on an epic adventure with an exciting pair of protagonists for company only for the author to force them into a relationship. Here's why we need a few more platonic protagonists in our fiction.
It turns out plotting is not just for evil geniuses, it’s for writers too (though whether they are the same thing I leave to your discernment). Plots are many things: pieces of land, dastardly plans, or that really important thing in your novel that you need to work out. It will be no surprise that it's the latter we'll be looking at (for now).