The Arcana Quest Series Outlining
For the The Arcana Quest Series
Three Acts: Set Up, Conflict, Resolution
Act One:Set Up: Introduce hero and ordinary world
- Antigone: taking exams and a normal uni student
- Jory: is working at Order of the Seven Stars HQ and dealing with pettiness
- Phoebe: working in the temple
- Antigone: father gets ahold of the journal and the locket
- Jory: Finds out his father has launched an attack on Torrin, which is a university town. The fact it's students only a bit older than him shakes him to his core.
- Phoebe: Her family is assassinated in a public venue and Phoebe is forcefully taken from the coven and taken back to her childhood home to be crowned empress.
- Herald: has gained his first Arcane Artifact besides what was already with The Order, feels triumphant and ignores he attacked a civilian target
- Antigone: tortured and is dying--Logos appears and gets her out of the battle and tells her to run.
- Jory: decides he no longer approves of what his father is doing or The Order and has to figure out what to do.
- Phoebe: crowned empress even as bombs are dropped above them deafeningly
Act Two:Set Up: Hero experiences new world
- Antigone: Antigone, 1 year later, has run to Dorimus
- Herald: it's about a year into the war and he and The Order have made a lot of progress but Dorimus is still very much out of reach. He's practically a king now.
- Jory: is disillusioned and confused and trying to find a way to stop this. Meets a "seer" that his father calls a charlatan
- Phoebe: has been a queen for a year and is in one of the few places on the continent left not taken over.
- Antigone: Antigone reads in the newspaper that someone is trying to break into a museum that has one of the Arcane Artifacts.
- Herald: is trying to steal both the diadem and the cauldron.
- Jory: the seer is like you want to stop your father, yes? Jory says yes.
- Phoebe: wakes up from a dream about the quest and immediately goes to secure the diadem--on her person. Permanently.
- Antigone: is determined to steal it at a gala celebration at the museum before someone else can
- Herald: is determined to get the Arcane Artifacts that are known: those two, Antigone's, and find Ariel Aryyn for Green Fire's. Jace tries to bargain for information to keep Antigone safe.
- Jory: The seer tasks him to befriend the head guard who watches over the Arcane Artifacts owned by The Order of the Seven Stars.
- Phoebe: is determined to find who is involved in The Arcana Quest, as her seer comes to her and says the quest is beginning.
Act Three:Set Up: Hero faces trials, victory seems impossible
- Antigone: she is at the gala alone without Edward, attempting to get it.