Episode 004 - The Middle Story
Last week we talked about the beginning of the story were the hero is called to action. The four stages the hero takes before entering the stage of Crossing the Threshold are Ordinary World, Call to Adventure, Refusal, And Meeting with the Mentor. Once the hero crosses the threshold the middle of the or act ii begins. Act ii is sometimes called the Special World.
The stages are Tests, Allies, Enemies. Approach to inmost cave, reward or seizing the sword, and the road back.
Act ii is where we get all the juicy disgusting messy stuff.