~ the sequence of events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work that develops a story.
“What do you do when you’re not floating around the West Indies?” asked Albert.
“I write mostly.”
“A writer, says he,” Basil had returned from the bar and sat across the table from Terry. “I was a writer meself once upon. Never made any money at it, though. I was always a poor writer what never had a plot to piss on.”
Okay, groan. But let the plot thicken here.