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
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
Sidekick gives his newly discovered information to the hero
Sidekick is defeated by villain.
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
Bad guys with his superior information defeats the sidekick
Villain is caught by hero not quite done with the plan.
Villain is defeated by hero
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
henchman lets the Bad Guy know of his cleverness in tricking the sidekick
Henchman has a change of heart and tells the hero what is going on
henchman dies at the hand of the bad guy
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
Plot Turn 1 – Hero becomes a role.
Bad Guy Learn of the hero's potential to get in the way of the plan
Pinch 1 – Hero Gets attacked by Bad Guy
Sidekick drags nearly defeated hero away to lick his wounds.
Sidekick runs off on a sidequest to gather intel on the bad guy.
Henchmen feeds false information to sidekick that will lead to them nearly losing.
Midpoint – Hero learns the truth about something, and swears to defeat the villain.
Bad Guy gets knowledge of the trickery from henchman
Pinch 2 – Companions fall to the villain, and the hero is left alone.
Villain offs the henchmen for his betrayal
Plot Turn 2 – Facing villain, hero discovers the power is in him