Into The Blue

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "A group of divers find themselves in deep trouble with a drug lord after they come upon the illicit cargo of a sunken airplane."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

Main Character Resolve: Change
Jared changes his essential nature while attempting to solve the story's problem.

Main Character Growth: Stop
regarding Jared, the audience is waiting for something to stop.

Main Character Approach: Do-er
Jared prefers a physical solution to his problem.

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Holistic
Jared uses holistic problem-solving techniques.

Story Driver: Action
In terms of the overall plot, actions force decisions to be made.

Story Limit: Optionlock
The story climax occurs because all options have been exhausted.

Story Outcome: Success
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is achieved.

Story Judgment: Good
Jared ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Drug Smuggling

Overall Story Throughline: Physics
Overall Story Concern: Obtaining
Overall Story Issue: Morality vs. Ability
Overall Story Problem: Temptation
Overall Story Solution: Conscience
Overall Story Symptom: Disbelief
Overall Story Response: Faith
Overall Story Catalyst: Approach
Overall Story Inhibitor: Obligation
Overall Story Benchmark: Doing
Overall Story Signpost 1: Learning
Overall Story Signpost 2: Doing
Overall Story Signpost 3: Obtaining
Overall Story Signpost 4: Understanding

Main Character Throughline

Jared

Main Character Throughline: Universe
Main Character Concern: Future
Main Character Issue: Choice vs. Delay
Main Character Problem: Temptation
Main Character Solution: Conscience
Main Character Symptom: Feeling
Main Character Response: Logic
Main Character Unique Ability: Openness
Main Character Critical Flaw: Denial
Main Character Benchmark: Progress
Main Character Signpost 1: Past
Main Character Signpost 2: Progress
Main Character Signpost 3: Future
Main Character Signpost 4: Present

Influence Character Throughline

Sam/Bryce

Influence Character Throughline: Mind
Influence Character Concern: Subconscious
Influence Character Issue: Dream vs. Hope
Influence Character Problem: Oppose
Influence Character Solution: Support
Influence Character Symptom: Disbelief
Influence Character Response: Faith
Influence Character Unique Ability: Closure
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Preconception
Influence Character Benchmark: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 1: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 2: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 3: Subconscious
Influence Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Relationship Story Throughline

Bully/Bullied

Relationship Story Throughline: Psychology
Relationship Story Concern: Becoming
Relationship Story Issue: Responsibility vs. Commitment
Relationship Story Problem: Avoid
Relationship Story Solution: Pursuit
Relationship Story Symptom: Disbelief
Relationship Story Response: Faith
Relationship Story Catalyst: Rationalization
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Attitude
Relationship Story Benchmark: Being
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Conceiving
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Conceptualizing
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Being
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Becoming

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Obtaining
Overall Story Consequence: Becoming
Overall Story Cost: Subconscious
Overall Story Dividend: Future
Overall Story Requirements: Doing
Overall Story Prerequisites: Being
Overall Story Preconditions: Preconscious
Overall Story Forewarnings: Progress

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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