story arc

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story arc

n
(Broadcasting) a continuing storyline in a television series that gradually unfolds over several episodes
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We find out some of the complexities involved in keeping stories and characters 'straight' over many years, and how the plot needs to be driven when the episodes are so short, but story arcs are so long.
Now Marvel doubled down by putting Coates, who writes very complex and twisty story arcs, on Marvel's most enduring hero, having been created in 1941 by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.
In his eight years at Marvel, he developed the comic books and story arcs that inspired the first Avengers movie, Captain America: Civil War, and Logan (Wolverine), which collectively grossed over USD 3bn in worldwide box office.
Set on the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos, "Game of Thrones" has several plot lines and a large ensemble cast but centers on three primary story arcs.
Dabb also addressed concerns of giving Castiel and Crowley (Mark Sheppard) enough screen time in "Supernatural" this season after several new characters and story arcs had to be introduced.
At first, it is nearly impossible to tell which of the scenes in "Falling Water" are dreamed and which are reality--which sounds like a fun storytelling device until part way Into the first episode, when it becomes nearly impossible to find the story arcs amid all the lovely imagery.
Two story arcs, set 11 years apart yet inextricably woven together, form the narrative for Anna Snoekstra's clever debut novel, Only Daughter (MIRA, $15.99, 288 pages, ISBN 9780778319443).
Migrating the complex story arcs and numerous characters and locations into a film was a challenge that many thought impossible--even at almost three hours in length.
If The Sandman in its entirety revolves around the decision one ruler makes in regards to abandoning his kingdom so that renewal and rebirth may take place, that theme also receives pronounced attention in earlier story arcs, particularly Brief Lives, where Morpheus's brother Destruction explains his own rationale for abandoning his realm, and Season of Mists, which focuses on Lucifer's repudiation of Hell.
HALO: NIGHTFALL 15 Ridley Scott executive produces these five episodes of the live action Xbox Originals web series, which flesh out characters and story arcs from the popular videogame franchise.
DVD/Blu-ray PS24.99/The Complete Series One & Two DVD/Blu-ray Box Sets PS34.99 or on demand from streaming services Halo: Nightfall 15 RIDLEY Scott executive produces these five episodes of the live action Xbox Originals web series, which flesh out characters and story arcs from the popular videogame franchise.