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This page illustrates a common way to format Story Journal story step articles.

Template[edit]

{{Story infobox
| chapter = 
| chapter number = 
| step number = 
| level = 
| location = 
| race = 
| choice = 
| prev = 
| next =
}}
<!-- leave quotation templates if already present + they contain text. If they are blank, remove -->
Single sentence summary of events within this story step.

== Objectives ==
'''White italicized text from top of objectives box'''
* Bullet tasks

=== Events ===
<!--Pertains to events within instances, usually only used for tutorial or Living World instances-->
* {{event <icon>}} event name
** event objective

== Rewards ==
<!-- insert appropriate Reward template based on current story chapter and step numbers, see [[Template:Reward]]. Example: {{Reward/1/4}} -->

== Walkthrough ==
<!-- Instructions for completion. -->

== NPCs ==
=== Allies ===
;In <location name #1>
<!---remove if only one location--->
* race
** ally name

;In <location name #2>
<!---remove if only one location, continue headers as needed, fill same as above--->

=== Foes ===
;In <location name #1>
<!---remove if only one location--->
* race
** foe name

;In <location name #2>
<!---remove if only one location, continue headers as needed, fill same as above--->

== Objects ==
;In <location name #1>
<!---remove if only one location--->
* object name

;In <location name #2>
<!---remove if only one location, continue headers as needed, fill same as above--->

== Dialogue ==
<!--Do not remove this section if dialogue exists but has not been documented, as this has led to huge number of personal story dialogues that have existed since launch going undocumented. Instead, fill with {{section-stub|personal story}} so that it is clear that something should go here.--> 
=== At <!-- location name #1 --> ===
<!---remove header if only one location--->
Approaching XYZ:
:''XYZ beckons to <Character name>.''
:'''XYZ:''' Non-cinematic dialogue

Cinematic with XYZ: 
:'''<Character name>:''' Player dialogue
:'''XYZ:''' Response
:<small>'''First dialogue division indicator (what causes dialogue difference):'''</small>
::'''<Character name>:''' dialogue
:<small>'''Second dialogue division indicator (what causes dialogue difference):'''</small>
::'''<Character name>:''' dialogue

Talking to XYZ after the cinematic:
:'''XYZ:''' Dialogue
:{{dialogue icon|end}} ''Player response.''

<!-- More complex dialogue with nested responses:-->
:'''XYZ:''' Dialogue
:{{dialogue icon|more}} ''Player more response.''
::More dialogue from NPC XYZ
::{{dialogue icon|end}} ''Player end response to nested NPC dialogue.''
:{{dialogue icon|end}} ''Player end response.''

=== At <!-- location name #2 --> ===
<!---remove if only one location, continue headers as needed, fill same as above--->

== My story ==
{{mystory
| image = Personal story name
| text = My story description goes here
}}

== Notes ==
<!--remove if empty-->
* 

== Trivia ==
<!--remove if empty-->
* 

<!-- relevant personal story nav goes here. See [[:Category:Storyline templates]]. Example: {{Norn storyline|1}} -->

<!-- interwiki links go here -->