I'll excuse your extraneous plot details...unless you're a movie.

I'll excuse your extraneous plot details...unless you're a movie.

A work as fiction—a narrative— is comprised of a story (a series of events that have been crafted to entertain) and narration (the voice, or medium, through which the audience comes to know of the story). This narrative can’t be created until the story begins to have some structure. Reality, as it unfolds, does not work this way because the raw material is unedited. Facts in a story that have not been crafted for entertainment can be falsifiable. 

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