Plot structure

Plot structure Terraforming John vs. Frank Plot grids Core passages Culture and religion Alvin Toffler's plea

1. exposition: voyage, landing, settling in, first phase of exploration; introduction of the characters and their relationships.

2. complication: internal conflicts (Reds vs Greens, Arkady on independence, Hiroko and the hidden colony).

3. crisis: immigration; external influences; sabotage; Treaty negotiations.

4. climax: revolution, war, death of prominent F100s.

5. temporary resolution: escape of surviving F100s

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