more than scenes, offer all kinds of
flexibility. In large part, this flexibility is what can make sequels difficult to quantify
in stories. Unlike the scene, sequels can be so subtle they blend
right into the scenery. This can sometimes lead authors to believe sequels aren’t as important as scenes, but their flexibility in no way eliminates their necessity. For
every scene, there must be a sequel, even if it isn’t immediately
Variations on the Sequel Reaction
Variations on the Sequel Dilemma and Decision
Variations on the Sequel as a Whole
Tell me your opinion: Can you think of a sequel variation in a popular book or movie?
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Story by K.M. Weiland