In fictional narration, verisimilitude is absolutely essential.
In turn, these affect the behavior of characters in the fictional world.
Dropping my fictional plans for the time I became the historian.
The animal, awake, has no fictional escape from the Real because he has no imagination.
Lengthy description is not only inimical to a reader's interest; it is perfectly useless in a fictional sense.
While 'Stephen Poore' is a fictional character, he is real enough in some ways.
It is simply a fictional background for a series of fiction-stories.
She left him waiting in the hall, while she went to make her fictional enquiries.
A fictional chronicle, based almost entirely on facts, of a trail herd that tried to get to California in the fifties.
They are fictional and in a sense only parts of the territory.
fictional 1843, from fiction + -al (1).