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  • n. A gap or inconsistency in a storyline that goes against the flow of logic established by the story's plot, or constitutes a blatant omission of relevant information regarding the plot


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  • A plot hole or plothole is an obvious mistake or missing element in the plot of a fictional work, such as a book , play , film , or TV show. These include such things as illogical or impossible events, and statements or events that contradict earlier events in the storyline.

    July 2, 2015