The Battle of Scarif
I promised you this and it's late but we're going to do it - here's how the Battle of Scarif from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story breaks down according to the 21-Gun Salute method. This is my favorite battle scene in any film, but it’s also much more complex than the Battle of Yavin, with longer problem/solution cycles, multiple fields of battle, and multiple subgroups of heroes (up to 4 at once!) who each have distinct subgoals. There’s also a really fun little structural wrinkle towards the end, which we’ll get to in good time.
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