Plot is the series of events that happen in a story. A plot begins with a period of rising action. Rising action refers to the events in a story that lead to a conflict. A conflict is a problem that the main character must solve. Some stories contain more than one conflict. The climax is when the conflict reaches its most exciting point. It is when the character is just about to solve the problem. The final part of the plot is the resolution. A resolution is how the conflict or problem is solved.