Prologue: The Hero of a Thousand Journeys

The hero lives in an ordinary world.

Tim Cigelske
Sep 1, 2017 · 2 min read

It’s predictable. It’s black and white. It follows rules laid out by others long before.

If anything changes day to day, it’s because it’s already been planned. There’s a well-defined path, and everyone follows that path. They’re comfortable in their roles.

The hero doesn’t think themselves a hero.

One day, there is a crack of an opening in the ordinary world. It lets in a strange, otherworldly light. The hero believes…