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.
Applying her newly discovered powers to overthrowing the evil wizards
in her land, Greensleeves is discouraged by bad luck and the
ineffective support of her companions, until the Hero of Benalia