Okay hotshots, pop quiz: you’re making a movie and your title character is a male badass law enforcement agent who never takes off his helmet and is so devoted to the law that he’s more or less a robot. Your second character, his partner, is the opposite of him in nearly every way: a woman, a rookie, and due to a clever plot development, never wears a helmet.
With me? So: how do you write the female character? That is,…