|part of speech:
||what follows afterwards, such as the next event in a series, esp. as it arises from previous events.
I was not surprised when I read that the caretaker was murdered, but I could never have guessed the sequel.
- similar words:
||a book, film, or other narrative that is complete in itself but continues a story begun in an earlier work.
The original film was very good, but the sequel, to my surprise, was even better.