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Arce’s long goodbye grew into a curious subplot in a political drama that opened on Feb. 28.
That is exactly the kind of silly-yet-profound move The Magicians would pull: bury a story about a disenfranchised majority into a little subplot about magical bestiality.
There are subplots about whether Rome's hiding Christians should openly, violently revolt, and the internal struggle of the prison's prefect (French actor Olivier Martinez, alone weez eez awk-sent) who hates his gig and has a dying child.
What Alabama does with Hurts and what his future may hold, meanwhile, stands as one of the most intriguing subplots across the Football Bowl Subdivision.
What could become a thoughtful exploration of right-wing radicalization leads to a baffling subplot about PTSD, and Glaspie’s investigation begins to feel increasingly ancillary.
There’s also a subplot about a younger couple Miles (Harry Treadaway) and Sunny (Amanda Seyfried) who travel from L.A. to Mexico to steal one of these weed pills (Sunny is of course oblivious).
There’s also a subplot about a younger couple Miles (Harry Treadaway) and Sunny (Amanda Seyfried) who travel from LA to Mexico to steal one of these weed pills (Sunny is of course oblivious).
The injuries are an enduring subplot in 2017-18, given the absences at various points of Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and now Bell.
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Definition of subplot for English Language Learners
: a plot that is related to but less important than the main plot of a story
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