But some of the classic Star Wars characterizations show here. Han is ill at ease in the rebel base. C3PO is not at home on a desert outworld. Rey is. Finn and Rose's stories are both of not just conflict with but active rejection of the group they were a part of.
Luke's arc is one of finding and then turning away from a group.
Some of this is very satisfying, and the places I find it not so are the places it should have been done more.
Going back to the story I'm writing though I'm using it to find characters that need more aspects to them, or the natural alliances with an interesting story.
The comic book reading game-playing nerd crew are the heart of the story, but Michele doesn't fit with them despite being maybe the most ubernerd of the bunch.
And Alison is sometimes too much of a neutral point of view, I find. So I need to find where she has conflict and show it. Turns out she _wants_ to be part of the martial arts crew and have a home in the dojo. A home that feels like a home at all would be amazing but she's not finding it there. It's too complicated, the friendships and camraderie. There's her conflict.
Steven Universe is super even-handed about doing this to every character who appears regularly, but even so there's some who persistently have storylines around how they don't fit in.
Amethyst. Peridot. Lars. Pink. It's one of the themes of the show to a huge degree.
But interestingly, these groups don't overlap very much. Arguably Steven is in multiple, but mostly the groups are discrete.
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