When asking why a particular piece of code doesn't work you need to supply an example of said code, or else we can't examine it to determine the cause.
note: I am going to assume that your code looks something like my comment on your previous question.
You use the (live:) macro to delay a calling of a (go-to:) macro like so:
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(go-to: "Target Passage")
... you don't need to use a (stop:) macro in this particular case because the (go-to:) macro causes a Passage Transition.