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|Noun||1.||heroic tale - a story of an adventure |
story - a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines"
thriller - a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie
saga - a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account