I only wrote about 1k today, but even if I didn't have hockey to watch now, I think I'd have stopped here. My favorite character is pretty much gutted right now.
One might think being the author's favorite is a good thing. But what it really means is that when she thinks to herself, "There should be more suffering going on," there is a high likelihood that your name will be the first one that pops into her head. Trust me, you want your author to be less fond of you than I am of this character. You don't want to be the first thing she thinks of in the morning. You really don't.
In contrast, here's an amusing graphic from an upcoming book from Rebellion Publishing called Campaigns & Companions.