Scenes are often comprised of people talking, a little action, and then more talking. Sometimes the action is minor, taking the characters from one place to another. Two characters talking in a coffee shop would have minimal action, but a lot of dialogue.
Other times the dialogue is minimal, and the action is violence. It can be sudden, as in a car wreck, or planned as in a battle.
Once they recover from the first obstacle, they realize they must do or find something important. Only a certain object or person will resolve the situation. To acquire what they need, the protagonist and their companions must enter unfamiliar circumstances.
They must struggle and make mistakes until they become accustomed to…
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