...So yeah, GD's got a partner in the field AND in the bedroom. lol But yeah, truthfully, beyond wanting to have one of my characters have some kinky funky fun, I thought it was important to have a story where Adam is trying to move on and learn to be trusting enough to where not only does he let someone take control in the bed, but he can see them as an ally in his OTHER life. And given his past, that's a mighty hard thing for him to do.
And yeah, I suppose now's as good a time to make something clear: It always irritates me when, a lot of the time, comic book writers will involve rape in a storyline just because. I think one of the worst offenders is Identity Crisis, where we learn this happened to a character, and nothing is made of it other than to create a red herring for the mystery going on at the time. And maybe I'm biased in this matter, since, if you haven't heard, I am a victim of sexual abuse, but I just don't think rape should be done just because. If you are really that committed to involving rape in your story, it should actually MATTER to the story, and because you want to actually tell a story about someone dealing with such an incident. In this case, I wanted what happened to Adam to actually matter to his overall story and character. This horrible thing happened to him, and he may never get over it completely, but he's at least trying to live with it.
...Oh yeah, and expect an HM3-made image of Crimson Quiver later tonight. And before anyone asks, while I was coming up with the idea of making Thomas into the Crimson Quiver, I asked the guy I loosely based him after, "Hey, it's not too racist to make a guy with Native American roots an archer-themed superhero dressed primarily in RED, is it?", and he said it was okay, so there ya go. lolEDIT:
Forgot to mention this earlier, but the thing GD mentioned, about seeing someone a while ago? He's talking about the time him and two other heroes needed...*ahem*, A evening of stress release