Characters who are teachers are often very interesting to explore. Showing the gain of knowledge your characters endure will most likely improve your project. The benefit is twofold. You can improve your project and also inform your audience. Your audience may take a beautiful selfish interest in your work simply because of what you have allowed them to learn and know. Ask yourself, do your teacher characters teach what they teach for pay? Do they share goals with the heroes to the point they give knowledge? How far can you take your characters with what you, yourself, know? Are your principal characters the teachers or do you introduce a new character to teach them? Do you go backwards in the story you have presented in order to establish these characters? Are they legendary or just the guys next door? How sacred is their knowledge?
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