Third Act Power Loss YKTTW Discussion
|Third Act Power Loss|
Near the end of a superhero story, they get severely weakened
Do We Have This One?? Essentially, what it says in the Laconic Label. During the third act of a movie, the tail end of a limited comic series, or other such similar story, a powered individual loses most or all of their strength, be it due to Kryptonite or other factors. They then proceed to--barely--win the day, proving that they are in fact a HERO and not just someone with all the advantages. This makes the fight more dramatic and also makes the character more relatable.