Tests
Allies
Enemies
Approach to the Inmost Cave
The Ordeal

100

This person tests Shrek before he begins his quest to save Fiona.

Who is Lord Farquad? 

100

Heroes may walk into the Test stage looking for information, but they may walk out with _____.

What are allies or friends?

100

True or False: Fiona is an enemy.

What is false?

100

Heroes do this during the Approach. Examples include making sure they have enough bullets or putting on armor.

What is prepare?

100

The central rule of the Ordeal is that heroes die so they can be ______.

What is reborn?

200

True or False: Tests may be built into the landscape or architecture of the Special World.

What is true?

200

This type of ally generally rides with the hero and supports their adventures.

What is a sidekick?

200

This type of enemy sets out to compete with the hero, usually non-lethally.

What is a rival?

200

Crossing the Threshold is yet another crossing into a _____ world.

What is another special world?

200

The Ordeal is a _______, not a climax.

What is a crisis?

300

This type of supporting character could test the hero to better prepare them.

What is a mentor?

300

The audience can see this as the hero and their allies react under stress.

What is character development?

300

This enemy nearly prevented Shrek from saving Fiona.

Who is the dragon?

300

The Approach incorporates these other Hero's Journey stages. (Multiple possible answers.)

What is Tests, Allies, Enemies?

300

If a story doesn't have a central crisis, it has this kind.

What is a delayed crisis?

400

Testing appears in this act.

What is Act II?

400

In The Writer’s Journey, they mention multiple times that allies can be introduced at this place.

What is the watering hole?

400

This enemy went from an enemy to an ally.

Who is the dragon?

400

What Donkey uses instead of force to prevent the dragon from killing him and Shrek.

What is an emotional appeal?

400

The Ordeal of a story is not a peak, but a _______.

What is a depression?

500

In Star Wars, mentioned in The Writer's Journey, this enemy is set up during the TAE sequence which culminates in The Empire Strikes Back.

Who is Jabba the Hut?

500

In The Writer’s Journey, they mention Star Wars and, specifically, an alliance made in the cantina between Luke and this character.

Who is Han Solo?

500

True or False: Enemies may perform functions of other archetypes such as the Trickster, Threshold Guardian, etc.

What is true?

500

A type of complication, like when Shrek has to rescue Fiona in order to reclaim his swamp when he thought he'd only have to talk to Farquad.

What is a dramatic complication?

500

The main enemy of Shrek is not actually Lord Farquaad, but Shrek himself, also known as his ______.

What is Shadow?