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 5. Threshold (beginning of transformation) 6. Helper/mentor 7. Challenges and temptations 8. Helper (maybe) 9. Abyss - revelation - death & rebirth 10. Transformation 11. Atonement
  3. Return to known

Story arc, Storytelling