Braveheart

Inciting Event: Wallace returns to his village for a wedding at which primae nocta is invoked.

First Plot Point: Wallace’s new bride is executed for resisting rape.

First Pinch Point: The Bruce’s father councils him to curry favor with the nobles instead of fighting with Wallace.

Midpoint: The nobles join Wallace’s men in defeating the English at the Battle of Stirling.

Second Pinch Point: Longshanks treacherously lands troops in Edinburgh in Wallace’s rear.

Third Plot Point: The Battle of Falkirk is lost, and Wallace discovers the Bruce betrayed him.

Climax: Wallace is tortured.

Climactic Moment: Wallace dies declaring freedom.

Resolution: The Bruce leads the Scots to victory at Bannockburn.

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