a character who needs something he’s lacking will be desperate enough to take actions that create plot events.
It’s something the character needs because he doesn’t have it already. The twelfth time he’s seen the same island in the company of the same girl is nothing new, and he really wouldn’t miss anything if he didn’t make it this time.
Need is a hole that must be filled. Want would be nice to have but not missed.
The story is over when the goal is achieved or lost. Make a goal to reach.
She was drawn to him. Something in him called to her. What will she answer?
She was drawn to him. He slid his knee between her thighs. And her body melts.
“Hold me, don’t leave me.”
“Yes!” came the answering cry. “I’ve got you, you’re mine.”