What does inciting incident mean for a plot wave?

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The inciting incident of a story is the event that sets the main character or characters on the journey that will occupy them throughout the narrative. Typically, this incident will upset the balance within the main character's world.

  • The inciting incident is an unexpected event in a story that upsets the character’s status quo. This begins the story’s movement, either in a positive way or negative, that culminates in the climax.

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