A successful life is one that is in balance. My soon-to-be-completed novel, KAOS, features not only a protagonist, as mentioned here last week, but also his nemesis, not to be confused with the antagonist, who I’ll introduce at a later date. By definition:
Nemesis, winged balancer of life,
dark-faced goddess, daughter of Justice,
Other definitions: something a person cannot overcome or conquer, an opponent or rival whom a person cannot best.
These definitions describe Ima to a T. Micah spends most of the book trying to figure out if Ima is the enemy or on the side of the angels. She doesn’t even try to make it easy for him. But it is through his journey with her, he sees and conquers the darkness within himself.
This is how I picture Ima: