Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
A handful of Minnipins, a sober and sedate people, rise up against the
Periods, the leading family of an isolated mountain valley, and are
exiled to a mountain where they discover that the ancient enemies of
their people are preparing to attack.