About Chain of Command
Is there conflict in your story (or the lore of your world) that causes characters to band together to fight for or against a common goal? Our chain of command template is an excellent tool for streamlining the way you build the tier system in these organizations.
Does your story include a well-trained army backed by a wealthy king's coin? Is your world home to a ragtag rebellion waging war from a forgotten ship? Do you have a mysterious karate club? The local cops?
Lucky for you, our template can be used for any of these! You choose how in-depth you want to be, and how formal/official you want to keep it.
Want to hear something great? Just knowing more about your world's chain of command can lead to many "show, don't tell" opportunities.
For example, a character well-known for playing by the rules, sticking to the books, and relying on a superior's advice and protocol isn't going to simply choose to disobey an order one day.
So when/if this happens, it can be a great way to emphasize the severity of a situation or her character growth (or both),