Just the sound of it rings disappointment.
(“This is SO not what I wanted.”)
Your Hero will face Plan B.
(He will want Plan A, and Plan A will fall through.)
He will struggle.
He will doubt himself.
He will question his decision making.
If he made a mistake, forcing Plan B into his life, he will beat himself up a little bit.
(This is what we do in real life.)
This is all good.
when your Hero is faced with Plan B, all is not peachy-keeny.
Give him angst.
And, finally, resolve.
(Firm resolve, to make Plan B work.)
Because we all face Plan Bs, and it’s good to have a Hero who’s like us.
Oh. And, by the way.
When I face Plan B, pull up the bootstraps, and walk forward,
it’s nice to have friends nearby.
(Do you feel that way, too? I thought so.)
So give your Hero a friend.
To simply be there.
(Or to play a big role.)
(That’s what being together in the big, messy world is all about.)