This is what we're trying to accomplish with our story: evoke a breadth of emotion that results in a pleasurable experience. Good stories aren't always just happy stories. People want to experience a range of emotions. Our stories are designed to take the reader on a journey through highs and lows, sometimes ending in a high (success) and sometimes a low (tragedy).
The story flow idea allows a character A to progress through a series of actions with character B that affect character A either for good or bad to create the desired flow. This flow, for example, might be as follows: