07:26:14 PM Aug 6th 2013
- Tidus is arguably this in Final Fantasy X, his plight to return to his world becomes a subplot while the main plot centers on Yuna, and her goal to save the world by defeating Sin, all from Tidus' point of view.
11:51:40 PM Nov 30th 2012
What is this trope if it's third person rather than first person?
04:15:26 PM Dec 1st 2012
Basically, in a third person narration, the narrator is always someone other than a character, so the third person narrator can't be either the main character or a peripheral character.
02:05:12 PM Feb 2nd 2013
Late reply, but a third-person protagonist who is less interesting than other characters is suffering from Designated Protagonist Syndrome.