California scholar Rainer Reinscheid is accused of an arson spree and plotting to kill 200 high-school students.
The men who masterminded the attack are still free in Pakistan and are plotting more attacks.
Now ISIS controls one third of a state in the Mideast, and is plotting attacks against America.
Today's BBC headline says it all: "Egypt crisis: Morsi accused of plotting with Hamas."
"Haunted by conspiracy theories," as another scholar wrote, Lehi was sure that Bernodotte was plotting to bring back the British.
Now let us go our separate ways, lest the girls suspect we have been plotting.
His father had been driven from the country for plotting to kill Nan-tzu.
Yes, the voice was the same she had heard that evening, weeks before, plotting to deprive them of their home.
Will you take me, also, out of this hell of plotting and scheming, and this chaos of exile and death?
What is it she ought not to expect from an unchained Beelzebub, and a plotting villain?
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.