heroic tale

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Noun1.heroic tale - a story of an adventureheroic 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
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The heroic tale of the Chapekar brothers has echoed through India's history.
Summary: The actor will tell the heroic tale of Shaheed Udham Singh
What, however, would resonate with the viewers is the heroic tale of courage, bravery and loyalty in the face of impending doom.
Before even the clothes of the Wild Boar football team players had dried following the last dramatic escape mission on Tuesday from the flooded cave, already plans were being made to turn their heroic tale into a Hollywood movie.
The movie tells the heroic tale of how 100,000 men from the British Expeditionary Force were plucked from the beaches by a flotilla of little ships as German forces closed in on them exactly 76 years ago.
It is this love story within a heroic tale that pulls together all the disparate elements of the rescue and homecoming, a story so incredible one can hardly believe it took place in real life.
Shaw has been suspended indefinitely from all of the Trojans' team activities after acknowledging his heroic tale was ''a complete fabrication,'' the school announced in a statement Wednesday.
Becker's access clearly blinded her to the need to conduct basic research outside of the star-studded cadre of strategists and lawyers whose heroic tale she dutifully and uncritically tells in her book." NATHANIEL FRANK
It was a heroic tale, but it wasn't entirely truthful.
"My Mother's Secret" is a riveting and heroic tale of daring to defy tyranny, highly recommended reading.
According to the heroic tale, the tribe migrates looking for food and water, while many historical references link their migration to political disputes with the Abbasid dynasty who ruled the Arab world at that time.