Retrieved May 20, Thrillers don't just dangle suspense in front of the audience; they deliver on the promise of suspense with exciting pay offs.

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Life is threatened, usually because the principal character is unsuspectingly or unknowingly involved in a dangerous or potentially deadly situation. These usually tough, resourceful, but essentially ordinary heroes are pitted against villains determined to destroy them, their country, or the stability of the free world.