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principal character in a work of fiction agonist , protagonist
United States writer (born in Russia) noted for his science fiction (1920-1992) Asimov , Isaac Asimov
principle bad character in a film or work of fiction baddie , villain
United States writer of science fiction (born 1920) Bradbury , Ray Bradbury , Ray Douglas Bradbury
imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story) character , fictional character , fictitious character
opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot) conflict
writer of science fiction set in a lawless subculture of an oppressive society dominated by computer technology cyberpunk
genre of fast-paced science fiction involving oppressive futuristic computerized societies cyberpunk
United States writer of hard-boiled detective fiction (1894-1961) Dashiell Hammett , Hammett , Samuel Dashiell Hammett
lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction dialog , dialogue
cheap fiction dime novel
English writer of detective fiction (1893-1957) Dorothy L. Sayers , Dorothy Leigh Sayers , Dorothy Sayers , Sayers
work of fiction describing an imaginary place where life is extremely bad because of deprivation or oppression or terror dystopia
American writer of fiction who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1954 (1899-1961) Ernest Hemingway , Hemingway
fiction with a large amount of imagination in it fantasy , phantasy
animals that exist only in fiction (usually in children's stories) fictional animal
literary work based partly or wholly on fact but written as if it were fiction fictionalisation , fictionalization
fiction set in castle or abbey gothic novel , gothic romance
prolific English writer best known for his science-fiction novels; he also wrote on contemporary social problems and wrote popular accounts of history and science (1866-1946) H. G. Wells , Herbert George Wells , Wells
United States writer of science fiction (1907-1988) Heinlein , Robert A. Heinlein , Robert Anson Heinlein
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