It’s Raining Plots! . . . or There’s More than One Way to Skin a Story

  1. M gives a task to Bond.
  2. The villain appears to Bond.
  3. Bond gives the first check to the villain or vice versa.
  4. ‘The girl’ shows herself to Bond.
  5. Bond possesses the girl or begins her seduction.
  6. Villain captures Bond then the girl or both at the same time.
  7. The villain tortures Bond and sometimes the girl.
  8. Bond beats the villain, killing him or his representatives.
  9. Bond possesses the girl whom he then loses, because she either leaves him or she is killed.
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Adron J. Smitley

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