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Analysis: Heroic BSOD
Joseph Campbell identified Death, Descent to the Underworld, and Rebirth as important stages of the Hero's Journey, but in settings where it's impossible for the hero to literally die and come back to life, a Heroic BSOD is the more realistic equivalent —that is, the Descent to the Underworld is a metaphor for it.
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