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Will be used by the hero typically at the climax

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will be used by the Hero, typically at the climax Threshold Guardian Prevents the Hero from crossing, can only get by through wit (not force)
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Helper Lives in the world of the Unknown, knowledgeable about this world, once the Hero successfully completed the test then the person who posed the test may become a helper Meeting With The Goddess Four Types of Goddesses Hampering/Punishing Possessive Absent/Unattainable Desirable but Forbidden If Hero is Male and Goddess is Female, then the meeting is a “mystical marriage” (partnership or union). If Hero and Goddess are both Female, then the meeting is to prepare Hero for a union Key Concepts: Initiation/Road of Trials The Helper Innermost Cave The Goddess Four Types of Goddesses Meeting with The Father Terrible and powerful, capable of destroying the Hero Has a moment of (intentional or unintentional) mercy Initiatio n Also known as the Road of Trials - a series of trials that the Hero must pass in order to prove himself/herself worthy of the quest, no set number of tests, traditionally there are 3 tests (Physical, Emotional/Spiritual, Mental) Innermost Cave - Events:
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Is the Shadow Self of the Hero Atonement
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  • Spring '14
  • Ann-MarieKaufman
  • Goddess, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Comparative mythology, Axis Mundi

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