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7th Jan '16 9:00:28 AM Ifreann
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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Drake's plan to deal with speedster Brianna is to string up thin wires that'll cut her apart when she runs into them at a couple hundred miles an hour. Brianna takes this idea and runs with it. Into Drake.
11th Sep '15 9:46:34 AM HighCrate
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* FragileSpeedster: If she runs into anything, she'll probably smash up her legs, and if she trips while [[SuperSpeed running]] she'll break a lot of bones.
** Exploited in ''Hunger'' when Drake sets up cheese-wire, so that if she tries to burst in, she'll be cut into pieces.

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* FragileSpeedster: If she runs into anything, she'll probably smash up her legs, and if she trips while [[SuperSpeed running]] running at SuperSpeed, she'll break a lot of bones.
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bones. Exploited in ''Hunger'' when Drake sets up cheese-wire, so that if she tries to burst in, she'll be cut into pieces.
3rd Aug '15 8:33:27 PM DoctorFluffy
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* CharacterDevelopment: Has developed into a solidly badass character by the time of ''Fear'', having punched out Penny, and having a keen eye for how to push people's buttons.
3rd Aug '15 8:29:30 PM DoctorFluffy
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* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Quinn, at first. They've drifted apart now.
** With Edilio afterwards, although [[spoiler: Edilio doesn't fit the 'heterosexual' part.]]

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* HeroicSelfDeprecation: A major part of his character as the books go on. He frequently imagines people judging him for all the horrible things he's done, and always feels inadequate.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Quinn, at first. They've drifted apart now.
now, but they reconcile by the end.
** With Edilio afterwards, although [[spoiler: Edilio doesn't fit the 'heterosexual' part.]]part, but they're still essentially brothers by the end of the story. So it still counts]]
27th Jul '15 4:12:40 PM Redaka
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* AccidentalMisnaming: Caine keeps referring to him as "Goose."
28th Jun '15 4:30:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* IronWill: Stops Gaia from accessing her healing powers by sheer force of will.
24th Jun '15 5:15:41 PM FullmetalHeart20
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* Expy: Probably not intentional, but it's a virus like feminine entity that fell with a meteor, spreads by infection, causes mutations and body horror, and spends it's time mind raping people and gathering thralls. Welcome back, Jenova.

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* Expy: Probably not intentional, but it's a virus like feminine entity that fell with a meteor, spreads by infection, causes mutations and body horror, was temporarily sealed deep inside the earth, and spends it's time mind raping people and gathering thralls. Welcome back, Jenova.
24th Jun '15 5:14:04 PM FullmetalHeart20
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* Expy: Probably not intentional, but it's a virus like feminine entity that fell with a meteor, spreads by infection, causes mutations and body horror, and spends it's time mind raping people and gathering thralls. Welcome back, Jenova.
22nd Jun '15 4:52:24 AM Izzie
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* AmbiguouslyBrown: Sort of; his last name (Zhang) makes it sound like he might be Asian, but it's never mentioned.

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* AmbiguouslyBrown: Sort of; his last name (Zhang) makes it sound like he might be Asian, but it's never mentioned. He mentions that he could maybe visit his great grandparents in China if he keeps going while he's sinking into the ground.
29th May '15 5:55:35 PM creader
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* RefusalOfTheCall: At first but soon rises up to it.



* RefusalOfTheCall: At first but soon rises up to it.



* ADayInTheLimelight: Lies is the book where she shifted into the role of TheHero and Sam [[TheChick took a backseat to her escapades]].



** BadassBookworm: Not having useful powers, Astrid relies on her brain to solve problems.

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** * BadassBookworm: Not having useful powers, Astrid relies on her brain to solve problems.



* ADayInTheLimelight: Lies is the book where she shifted into the role of TheHero and Sam [[TheChick took a backseat to her escapades]].



* EnragedByIdiocy: One of her BerserkButtons is having to deal with stupid people.

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* EnragedByIdiocy: One of her BerserkButtons {{Berserk Button}}s is having to deal with stupid people.



** JerkWithAHeartofJerk: Is remorselessly self-centred, although he has a MyGodWhatHaveIDone moment at the end.

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** * JerkWithAHeartofJerk: Is remorselessly self-centred, although he has a MyGodWhatHaveIDone moment at the end.



** TheLancer: Subverted. He was Sam's best friend before the FAYZ, but his betrayal in ''Gone'' makes it that he doesn't get this role. Then he left Sam for good in ''Plague'' because he felt he was needed as a fisherman.



* TheLancer: Subverted. He was Sam's best friend before the FAYZ, but his betrayal in ''Gone'' makes it that he doesn't get this role. Then he left Sam for good in ''Plague'' because he felt he was needed as a fisherman.



* AlliterativeName

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* AlliterativeNameAlliterativeName: Both his first and last name begin with "E".



** [[spoiler: BadassGay: As of ''Fear''.]]
** BadassNormal: No superpowers to speak of. Total {{Badass}}.
** FourStarBadass: As much as you can be a four-star general in the FAYZ, anyway.

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** [[spoiler: * BadassGay: As [[spoiler:As of ''Fear''.]]
** * BadassNormal: No superpowers to speak of. Total {{Badass}}.
** FourStarBadass: As much as you can be a four-star general in the FAYZ, anyway.
{{Badass}}.



* FourStarBadass: As much as you can be a four-star general in the FAYZ, anyway.



** HeartbrokenBadass: Inverted; she's not the LEAST bit upset about breaking up with Elwood.



* HeartbrokenBadass: Inverted; she's not the LEAST bit upset about breaking up with Elwood.



* TheMedic: Obviously; Seemingly Deconstructed as of ''Plague''.



* TheMedic: Obviously; Seemingly Deconstructed as of ''Plague''.



* [[AGodIAm A King I Am]]: Delivers one of these speech at the end of ''Plague''. He's subsequently humbled and humiliated.
* AGoodWayToDie: He went out on a high, finally managing to prove to [[spoiler:the Gaiaphage that he can't be controlled, showing up his brother, saving the world and having mended his relationship with Diana. Not to mention him redeeming himself and being remembered as the guy who saved the world rather than the sociopath who cemented dozens of children's hands. He died thinking about her, and remarks that it was a "good feeling".]] Closest thing to a happy ending a character like him could ever get.



* [[spoiler: BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: He's the one that finishes off the Gaiaphage (with Little Pete controlling him), but it [[HeroicSacrifice cost him his life.]]]]

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* [[spoiler: BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: He's [[spoiler:He's the one that finishes off the Gaiaphage (with Little Pete controlling him), but it [[HeroicSacrifice cost him his life.]]]]



* [[spoiler: DyingDeclarationOfLove: Shortly after his sacrifice, Diana receives a letter in which she is told that he's sorry for hurting her and that he loves her.]]

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* [[spoiler: DyingDeclarationOfLove: Shortly [[spoiler:Shortly after his sacrifice, Diana receives a letter in which she is told that he's sorry for hurting her and that he loves her.]]



* [[spoiler: EvilTwin:]] To Sam.

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* [[spoiler: EvilTwin:]] To EvilTwin: [[spoiler:To Sam.]]



* AGodIAm: Delivers one of these speech at the end of ''Plague''. He's subsequently humbled and humiliated.
* AGoodWayToDie: He went out on a high, finally managing to prove to [[spoiler:the Gaiaphage that he can't be controlled, showing up his brother, saving the world and having mended his relationship with Diana. Not to mention him redeeming himself and being remembered as the guy who saved the world rather than the sociopath who cemented dozens of children's hands. He died thinking about her, and remarks that it was a "good feeling".]] Closest thing to a happy ending a character like him could ever get.



* KickTheMoralityPet: Regrets doing this in ''Fear'', though it seems the damage to his relationship with Diana is done.



* MoralityPet: [[DarkChick Diana]] acts as this for him [[spoiler: until he spends a whole book [[KickTheMoralityPet kicking said morality pet]].]]



* [[NameOfCain Name of Caine]]: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Well...]]

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* [[NameOfCain Name of Caine]]: NameOfCain: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Well...]]



* KickTheMoralityPet: Caine regrets doing this in ''Fear'', though it seems the damage to his relationship with Diana is done.



** HandicappedBadass: For a very short time.



* [[DealWithTheDevil Deal With The]] EldritchAbomination: He becomes the Gaiaphage's SycophanticServant.

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* [[DealWithTheDevil Deal With The]] EldritchAbomination: DealWithTheDevil: He becomes the Gaiaphage's SycophanticServant.



** DragonWithAnAgenda: He is constantly plotting to [[TheStarscream screw over his current ally for his own benefit]].

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** * DragonWithAnAgenda: He is constantly plotting to [[TheStarscream screw over his current ally for his own benefit]].



* HandicappedBadass: For a very short time.



* VillainBall: Starts off the series as a genuinely scary threat and a force to be reckoned with, ends it by [[spoiler:being defeated by having his nose bitten off by Astrid after she puts his severed head in a water cooler.]] He's more of a joke than a scare in his own right nowadays.



** BadassGay: ...and she's a lesbian.

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** * BadassGay: ...and she's a lesbian.



* [[TwoferTokenMinority Threefer Token Minority]]: She’s black, she’s a lesbian, and she’s [[BreadEggsMilkSquick a superpowered mutant.]]

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* [[TwoferTokenMinority Threefer Token Minority]]: TwoferTokenMinority: She’s black, she’s a lesbian, and she’s [[BreadEggsMilkSquick a superpowered mutant.]]



* GoodIsDumb: While not dumb per say, Brianna makes a lot of stupid decisions. [[spoiler:Repeatedly charging Gaia despite lacking a left eye/depth perception is one of them.]]



* GoodIsDumb: While not dumb per say, Brianna makes a lot of stupid decisions. [[spoiler:Repeatedly charging Gaia despite lacking a left eye/depth perception is one of them.]]



* [[BeingTorturedMakesYouEvil Having Your Legs Smashed Makes You Insane]]: Has gone completely off the deep end by ''Fear'', and ''loves'' it.

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* [[BeingTorturedMakesYouEvil Having Your Legs Smashed Makes You Insane]]: BeingTorturedMakesYouEvil: Has gone completely off the deep end by ''Fear'', and ''loves'' it.



* MurderTheHypotenuse: Her illusions really shake up Diana in ''Fear''.



* [[MurderTheHypotenuse Torture the Hypotenuse]]: Her illusions really shake up Diana in ''Fear''.



* [[AmbiguouslyGay Ambiguously Bi]]: He leers after Nerezza and has a girlfriend, but he spends half his time obsessing over [[HoYay his magnificent, cool, handsome friend Lance]].

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* [[AmbiguouslyGay Ambiguously Bi]]: AmbiguouslyBi: He leers after Nerezza and has a girlfriend, but he spends half his time obsessing over [[HoYay his magnificent, cool, handsome friend Lance]].



** JerkWithAHeartofJerk
* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: AndThereWasMuchRejoicing.]]

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** * JerkWithAHeartofJerk
* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: AndThereWasMuchRejoicing.KilledOffForReal:[[spoiler:AndThereWasMuchRejoicing.]]



* [[spoiler: YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: The Human Crew leave him to perish once he gets a fatal wound from Sam.]]

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* [[spoiler: YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: The [[spoiler:The Human Crew leave him to perish once he gets a fatal wound from Sam.]]



* [[AMindIsATerribleThingToRead A Dream Is A Terrible Thing To Read]]: She remains traumatized after seeing Drake's ones.



* [[DirtyMindReading Dirty Dream Reading:]] Remarks that people would often dream about having sex, much to her dismay.

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* [[DirtyMindReading Dirty Dream Reading:]] DirtyMindReading: Remarks that people would often dream about having sex, much to her dismay.



* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]: One of the few recurring POV characters this happens to. [[spoiler: Before ''Light'', anyway.]]

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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]: One KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:One of the few recurring POV characters this happens to. [[spoiler: Before ''Light'', anyway.]]]]
* AMindIsATerribleThingToRead: She remains traumatized after seeing Drake's ones.
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