About the Card
The Ordinary World is where the hero starts their journey - it's their everyday life, routine, and normalcy. But don't be fooled, there's often a gnawing feeling that there's more out there. This is where the hero receives the Call to Adventure, which they initially refuse. But as they realize their ordinary life isn't cutting it, they'll be inspired to embark on a journey of growth and self-discovery. The Ordinary World is the foundation of the hero's journey, setting the stage for the conflicts they'll face and the transformation they'll undergo. It's also a crucial part of the story for the reader to relate to the hero and their world, providing a baseline for comparison as the adventure unfolds. Get ready to leave the mundane behind and join the hero on their epic journey!
Message from the Card
The Ordinary World represents the familiar, safe, and comfortable state that we find ourselves in before embarking on a journey of personal growth and transformation. It is a reminder that every individual has a unique story and background, and that each one of us has the potential for greatness, even if we are not aware of it. It is a call to action to step out of our comfort zones and embrace the unknown to find our true potential.
Normalcy, Familiarity, Mundane, Introduction, Comparison