His belligerent attitude toward car driving became the catalyst for this thought provoking drama.
The book and the interview served as the catalyst that launched him into a stellar career in Entertainment, landing him his own show Crossing Over with John Edward on the Sci-Fi Channel.
It is likely that the next stage in the evolution of electronics, whether it is artificial intelligence and neural networks, or smaller and faster nanotechnology - will serve as a catalyst for additional growth.
While this novel still dances on the line between being a kid and growing up, it is apparent that Black's escape from Azkaban is the catalyst that will begin a chain reaction of events.
Aptitude testing revealed that Bretherton could best serve his country by studying etymology and exterminating, and that became the catalyst for his future career as an exterminator and reality TV star.