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    The 10 Things Every Fictional Bastard Needs

    Why do we love the anti-hero so much? Author Mark Lawrence of The Broken Empire Trilogy takes us through the characteristics that define a true bastard.

    10. The Bastard roams free!

    9. The Bastard never discriminates

    8. Bastards are great in a crisis

    7. The Bastard loves his family... until he doesn’t

    6. The Bastard saves himself

    5. Nobody's safe

    4. Focus like a Bastard!

    3. King of the Castle

    2. History is written by the biggest Bastard

    1. You gotta love ‘em

    Mark Lawrence