The Call to Adventure this is the launch of your journey. He has to figure out how to share his enlightenment and new opposite truths about life with the un-enlightened world.
He may go willingly or he may be pushed, but either way he finally crosses the threshold between the world he is familiar with and that which he is not. Finally, the Hero gets to return home. The threshold is also guarded by a Guardian or Gatekeeper, which means the Hero must prove to be worthy in order to pass the threshold.
Return The Refusal of the Return In order for the hero journey to be complete, the hero must return from the special world to the world of time.
However, while the dangers of the unknown world have been replaced by the acclaim of being a known hero, conflict far worse than the great ordeal lurks just over the horizon Facing The Great Ordeal.
Yet, the hero journey is not simply an adventure.