Hello everyone, I'd like to know if you're familiar with this as well. Most fantasy stories feature manifestations of evil in some way. So does my own and I'm trying my best to portray them and their consequences as well as possible. Still, when doing research on issues such as war rape to only name one example and reading account from survivors and their supporters, I often start to feel very bad about wanting to include this at all. I'm asking myself if I can ever do the subject justice as someone who's luckily not been forced to go through something like this. I also tend to wonder if it's right to put such issues into my writing at all, to exploit the suffering of these real people I've done the research about, for my story and perhaps one day for my personal profit. Many fantasy stories feature plenty of rape and torture but I often think that it's not portrayed in a really respectful way. I'm trying to avoid this myself of course, but even if I'm doing it "well" I'm not sure. Usually, I tend to just write down what is on my head but when I'm starting to research, these doubts come to me very often. Strangely enough, reading or watching some things does affect me badly even though I usually know what to expect beforehand by now. How are you dealing with this? What are your feelings on the matter.