Hero's journey

Variations on The Hero's Journey turn up in myth:

  1. Known
    1. Thinks he's ordinary
    2. Call to adventure
    3. Supernatural aid
    4. Threshold guardian(s)
  2. Unknown
    1. Threshold (beginning of transformation)
    2. Helper/mentor
    3. Challenges and temptations
    4. Helper (maybe)
    5. Abyss - revelation - death & rebirth
    6. Transformation
    7. Atonement
  3. Return to known

Story arc, Storytelling