Prequel vs. Interquel — What's the Difference?
Difference Between Prequel and Interquel
A prequel is a literary, dramatic or cinematic work whose story precedes that of a previous work, by focusing on events that occur before the original narrative. A prequel is a work that forms part of a backstory to the preceding work.
(narratology) An installment in a series of works set chronologically between two of its predecessors.
A story or film containing events which precede those of an existing work
The film is a prequel to the cult TV series
(narratology) Any middle sequel with an earlier and a later installment. This usage may not be proper.
A literary, dramatic, or cinematic work whose narrative takes place before that of a preexisting work in the same series.
(narratology) In a series of works, an installment that is set chronologically before its predecessor, especially the original narrative or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative work with at least one sequel.