#6: The Road of Trials
✹ The road of trials is a series of tests, tasks, or ordeals that the person mustundergo to begin the transformation.From The Alchemist: He works for a crystal merchant in order to earn back somemoney. Then he joins a caravan and has to adapt to desert life. He journeys to anoasis while facing obstacles, getting one step closer to fulfilling his personal legend.
#7: The Meeting with the Goddess
✹ The hero finds his or her true love or companion.From The Alchemist: Santiago experiences love at first sight when he sees
by a well.
✹ The hero is tempted to stray from his or her quest by some offer of personal gain.From The Alchemist: Santiago wants to stay with Fatima and believes she’s moreimportant than his treasure.
#9: Atonement with the Father
✹ The hero succeeds his or her master/father figure.From The Alchemist: Santiago meets the alchemist. An answer that works is thatSantiago is able to transform himself into the wind.
✹ This stage is marked by the death or transition to a different plane of a majorcharacter.From The Alchemist: The previous can work for this stage also or you can write thathe breaks off from the caravan and the alchemist to travel across dunes towards thepyramids.
#11: The Ultimate Boon
✹ The hero reaches the final goal, gaining the final reward.