While breaking into your neighbor's garage and stealing his rake is a West Allis tradition, we'll try to deal with something more life-changing. 

 

Sources:

  • "In literature the dominant motive for this plot is loud and clear: retaliation by the protagonist against the antagonist for real or imagined injury. It's a visceral plot, which means it reaches us at a deep emotional level. We bristle against injustice and we want to see it corrected. And almost always, the retaliation is outside the limits of the law." - http://www.mit.edu/~mbarker/exercises/exer970329.txt
  • In the revenge plot, a wronged person seeks retribution against the person or organization which has betrayed or otherwise harmed them or loved ones, physically or emotionally. This plot depends on moral outrage for gaining sympathy from the audience. - http://changingminds.org/disciplines/storytelling/plots/tobias_plots.htm
  • retaliation by Protagonist or Antagonist against the other for real or imagined injury. - http://www.tennscreen.com/plots.htm