I've had a particular character on my mind lately. He's cute as hell, shy, and at 26, he's a virgin (only ever kissed). Now, yeah, most folks would raise an eyebrow at a 26-year-old guy being a virgin...until they learn that he's autistic.
Wes Hines is someone very close to my heart. I've been working on his story off and on for a while, but kept it under wraps. A part of me worries if I'll be able to do him justice, I admit. I finally let him out to the public during my Tuesday on the Torquere Social LJ. The response I received overwhelmed me. I knew I loved him dearly, but as always, I wasn't sure how others would perceive him.
Have you ever written/read a character who was like that? Who was out of the usual mainstream, yet was so strong, he couldn't be denied?