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There are also a couple of romantic subplots that don’t really pay off, although the meet-cute between mostly mute Lilly (Hana Mae Lee) and a silent DJ (D.J. Looney) is a surprise treat.
There were two subplots to Scott’s remarkable play.
The Clippers’ bizarre, last-second, too-close-for-comfort 113-112 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday afternoon was full of subplots that had to be explained by the officials postgame because of the unusual ending.
There’s a curious subplot about mortality in Blade Runner 2049.
Though the show is primarily about a boy pursuing his dreams, there are many subplots that deal with various societal issues including spousal abuse and homosexuality.
There is also the subplot of this being the first time the teams have met since Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski's late, gratuitous hit on Bills defensive back Tre'Davious White late in New England's 23-3 win at Buffalo Dec. 3.
Some of those party members get amnesia, of course, because what JRPG is complete without an amnesiac subplot?
The status of Barrett’s knee after the bizarre incident with a cameraman on Saturday at the Big House will add a subplot worth monitoring in the days ahead.
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