What exactly is a plot?

Plots are expansive storylines that unfold on a grand community-wide scale. These narratives are usually centred around character arcs and momentous developments, sometimes with the potential to alter the course of Neopian history itself… 

Since plots are long-running global affairs, they coincide with seasonal events (which can be related to the events of the plot). As the steadily evolving story progresses through comics and the dialogue system, you will also encounter new:
Community activities!
Battledome challenges!