It is so strange to think that these elements have been there all along, but I couldn't see them and how they could affect the overall story until I asked, "Why would this character do that?" Once I followed that line of thought, who that character is, what he means to the story, his relationship to characters A and B, his heritage and how it ties into B's, his own possible desires for wanting character B to his bidding, how that would affect his relationship with A and give it greater depth all took on a whole new dimension.
Yes, I'm utterly thrilled if you haven't figured that out yet from the rambly, skip-hop-jump feel of the thoughts flying from my fingers.
I love it when a plan comes to together, to quote Hannibal. *smiles around cigar* oh, wait *cough, cough* I don't smoke.