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.
Gris hires a Mafia hit man to assassinate Krak, but the attempt
hilariously misfires. Heller, now pursuing an air decontamination
project, continues to be the target of a defamatory public relations
Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (1911–1986), better known as L. Ron Hubbard (and often referred to by his initials, LRH), was an American pulp fiction author turned religious leader who founded the Church of Scientology.