Multiple Characters and POV

Protagonist

The hero of this story. he is likely sympathetic, skilled, and full of agency. Might be two of the three. His scenes will be told in first person past tense as I want his voice to shine through and be easy to assimilate by the reader.

Hook – Hero has a sad and boring life

01/01/2015

SideKick

The protagonist's helper. Probably used as a device to get information to the protagonist. Might use him for dialogue to ease in info dumping. Scenes pulled from this layer will be told in third person limited in past tense.

Sidekick tricks henchmen into revealing the super secret plan

03/20/2015

Sidekick gives his newly discovered information to the hero

04/01/2015

Sidekick is defeated by villain.

05/01/2015

Antagonist

The bad guy of this story. Probably thinks he is the hero. In direct opposition to the Protagonist. I might do scenes pulled from this layer in third person limited present tense to make them more uncomfortable.

Bad Guy attacks Hero

03/01/2015

Bad guys with his superior information defeats the sidekick

05/01/2015

Villain is caught by hero not quite done with the plan.

06/01/2015

Villain is defeated by hero

07/01/2015

Henchman

The antagonist's helper. Probably used as a device to get information to the Antagonist. Might use him for dialogue to ease in info dumping. Scenes from this layer will be told in third person limited past tense.

Henchman drags nearly defeated antagonist away to secret layer

03/05/2015

henchman lets the Bad Guy know of his cleverness in tricking the sidekick

04/05/2015

Henchman has a change of heart and tells the hero what is going on

05/20/2015

henchman dies at the hand of the bad guy

05/25/2015

Stage

I copy scenes i want to present to the audience to this layer respecting the guidelines of pov and tense that I decided at the layers representing the different characters.

Bad Guy has a plan to change things

01/15/2015

Plot Turn 1 – Hero becomes a role.

02/01/2015

Bad Guy Learn of the hero's potential to get in the way of the plan

02/15/2015

Pinch 1 – Hero Gets attacked by Bad Guy

03/01/2015

Sidekick drags nearly defeated hero away to lick his wounds.

03/05/2015

Sidekick runs off on a sidequest to gather intel on the bad guy.

03/15/2015

Henchmen feeds false information to sidekick that will lead to them nearly losing.

03/20/2015

Midpoint – Hero learns the truth about something, and swears to defeat the villain.

04/01/2015

Bad Guy gets knowledge of the trickery from henchman

04/05/2015

Pinch 2 – Companions fall to the villain, and the hero is left alone.

05/01/2015

Villain offs the henchmen for his betrayal

05/25/2015

Plot Turn 2 – Facing villain, hero discovers the power is in him

06/01/2015

Hero monologues and reveals too much

06/15/2015

Resolution – Hero defeats villain.

07/01/2015