In one story I wrote, my main character had only one real friend. In revisions, that storyline didn’t seem to work, and I deleted the character. Leaving my main character friendless. Oops. One of the main flaws in that work is her lack of connection.
So for today’s prompt, think about the friends your main character has/might have. What kind of friends are they? Would they come to the rescue if your mc was in trouble? Would they expect your character to rescue them? Are they the brains of the group? The shy one tagging along? What if you had a bit of a needy person as your main character’s friend. Think about what could happen if your character has a crisis of their own, and their friend expects help at that time. What would happen?
Hum, maybe I should give the character in that one story a neurotic friend.