Earlier this year a Lebanese-Swede on trial for a plot against tourists in Cyprus told a court Hezbollah paid him.
This requires that they effectively reverse-engineer the well-documented al-Qaeda plot to bring down the Twin Towers.
Then I think about how to translate that very real question, about human nature or the world, into a plot.
But then Looking suddenly discovered the life-saving qualities of tension, plot, and the power of a good love triangle.
Like the plot of your film, do you think violent films can promote violence in real life?
George had previously obliged with a brief description of the plot of The Footpills.
And Clif had foiled the plot, and had been Ignacio's deadly enemy ever since.
Then, when that plot completely fails, Sanballat loses his temper.
It was like a plot in one of his own preposterous melodramas!
Discovering subsequently, however, that the strangers were Christians, the shah contrived a plot for their destruction.
Old English plot "small piece of ground," of unknown origin. Sense of "ground plan," and thus "map, chart" is 1550s; that of "a secret, plan, scheme" is 1580s, probably by accidental similarity to complot, from Old French complot "combined plan," of unknown origin, perhaps a back-formation from compeloter "to roll into a ball," from pelote "ball." Meaning "set of events in a story" is from 1640s. Plot-line (n.) attested from 1957.
1580s, "to lay plans for" (usually with evil intent); 1590s in the literal sense of "to make a map or diagram," from plot (n.). Related: Plotted; plotter; plotting.
The organization of events in a work of fiction.