History Comicbook / VForVendetta

19th Oct '17 6:47:45 PM SantosLHalper
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* CargoShip: In-universe example: [[spoiler:The Norsefire leader]] for the government computer system, FATE. The idea that FATE could ever return Susan's affections is part of what drives Susan insane.

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* CargoShip: In-universe example: [[spoiler:The Norsefire leader]] Adam Susan for the government computer system, FATE. The [[spoiler:The idea that FATE could ever return Susan's affections is part of what drives Susan insane.]]
19th Oct '17 6:43:36 PM SantosLHalper
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* CargoShip: In-universe example: [[spoiler:The Norsefire leader]] for the government computer system, FATE. The idea that FATE could ever return Susan's affections is part of what drives Susan insane.



* PerverseSexualLust: In-universe example: [[spoiler:The Norsefire leader]] for the government computer system, FATE. The idea that FATE could ever return Susan's affections is part of what drives Susan insane.
4th Oct '17 12:39:18 PM Cleric_Quarion
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[[spoiler:***The government might have been more sympathetic had it been up to them, but '''V''' puts preparing his 'most ''special'' rose' before assuaging a widow's grief.]]

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[[spoiler:***The ***[[spoiler:The government might have been more sympathetic had it been up to them, but '''V''' puts preparing his 'most ''special'' rose' before assuaging a widow's grief.]]
4th Oct '17 12:37:43 PM Cleric_Quarion
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* DamnedByFaintPraise: Happens to the show Storm Saxon by V comparing it to the government's propaganda: "Sometimes I miss the Storm Saxon show. The dialogues were better."

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* DamnedByFaintPraise: Happens to the show Storm Saxon by V comparing it to the government's propaganda: surveillance footage of rioting England: "Sometimes I miss the Storm Saxon show. Saxon. The dialogues were dialogue was better."


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[[spoiler:***The government might have been more sympathetic had it been up to them, but '''V''' puts preparing his 'most ''special'' rose' before assuaging a widow's grief.]]
11th Aug '17 10:59:14 AM Indori
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** Archbishop Anthony Lilliman was a pedophile who stood by while V was administered the serum, so V had Evey dress as a prostitute to get close to him, and killed him by forcing him to consume a cyanide-laced communion wafer. The whole point is that V forced Archbishop Lilliman to confess to ''him'' and to repent in a blasphemous mockery of the Catholic rite (though Lilliman's lifestyle was practicing many things the Catholic Church's teachings oppose). The cyanide-laced communion wafer is horrifying to the clergyman because the Catholic faith dictates that no matter what the wafer is made of before it is consumed, it will become the "flesh of the savior" through the "miracle of transubstantiation" the moment it enters a pious man's mouth. However...

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** Archbishop Anthony Lilliman was a pedophile who stood by while V was administered the serum, so V had Evey dress as a prostitute to get close to him, and killed him by forcing him to consume a cyanide-laced communion wafer. The whole point is that V forced Archbishop Lilliman to confess to ''him'' and to repent in a blasphemous mockery of the Catholic Christian rite (though Lilliman's lifestyle was practicing many things the Catholic Church's Christian teachings oppose). The cyanide-laced communion wafer is horrifying to the clergyman because the Catholic his faith dictates that no matter what the wafer is made of before it is consumed, it will become the "flesh of the savior" through the "miracle of transubstantiation" the moment it enters a pious man's mouth. mouth.[[note]]This understanding of transubstantiation isn't [[ArtisticLicenseTraditionalChristianity true to the real concept]], but it's unclear if this is an error on the part of the characters or the creators.[[/note]] However...
5th Aug '17 9:51:47 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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It's the late 1990s in an alternate history, and Britain is ruled by a fascist government that came into power after the world went right to hell. Cameras are on every corner, surveillance vans roam the streets, and the government has long since rounded up any deviants or undesirable citizens that would otherwise taint the purity of Britain.

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It's the late 1990s in an alternate history, and Britain is ruled by the Norsefire Party, a fascist government headed by "the Leader", Adam Susan, that came into power after WorldWarIII broke out in 1988, during which the world went right United Kingdom the avoided getting hit by any nuclear weapons, apparently the only European nation to hell.do so. Cameras are on every corner, surveillance vans roam the streets, and the government has long since rounded up any deviants or undesirable citizens that would otherwise taint the purity of Britain.
27th Jul '17 6:39:31 AM fruitstripegum
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** Tthroughout the book, V plays various songs on his record player including "Dancing in the Street" by Music/MarthaReevesAndTheVandellas, Beethoven's 5th and "Streets of London" by Ralph McTell

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** Tthroughout **Tthroughout the book, V plays various songs on his record player including "Dancing in the Street" by Music/MarthaReevesAndTheVandellas, Beethoven's 5th and "Streets of London" by Ralph McTell



* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:FATE is hacked and used to send Susan an anonymous love letter (from V obviously). He is affected so heavily he is turned into a {{Woobie}} for some people]].
* VillainProtagonist: The only reason V skates by as a "hero" is because he's going after people much worse than he is.



* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:FATE is hacked and used to send Susan an anonymous love letter (from V obviously). He is affected so heavily he is turned into a {{Woobie}} for some people]].
* VillainProtagonist: The only reason V skates by as a "hero" is because he's going after people much worse than he is.
27th Jul '17 6:38:37 AM fruitstripegum
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* PsychoSerum: The testing V endures while at Larkhill, drives him a little insane.



* PsychoSerum: The testing V endures while at Larkhill, drives him a little insane.



* ShowWithinAShow: ''The Storm Saxon Show''



** throughout the book, V plays various songs on his record player including "Dancing in the Street" by Music/MarthaReevesAndTheVandellas, Beethoven's 5th and "Streets of London" by Ralph McTell

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** throughout **Tthroughout the book, V plays various songs on his record player including "Dancing in the Street" by Music/MarthaReevesAndTheVandellas, Beethoven's 5th and "Streets of London" by Ralph McTell


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* ShowWithinAShow: ''The Storm Saxon Show''
27th Jul '17 6:37:38 AM fruitstripegum
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* Once everything falls apart at the end of the story Helen Hayer finds herself trapped in a world where she can no longer manipulate anyone, whether because the people are too strong willed or just so disinterested in her that they can't be bothered to do her bidding and just ignore her while she cries and screams in impotent rage.

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* ** Once everything falls apart at the end of the story Helen Hayer finds herself trapped in a world where she can no longer manipulate anyone, whether because the people are too strong willed or just so disinterested in her that they can't be bothered to do her bidding and just ignore her while she cries and screams in impotent rage.
27th Jul '17 6:36:59 AM fruitstripegum
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* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: Every chapter begins with the letter V.



* ItWorksBetterWithBullets: Almond plays a sick game with his wife where he pretends to go crazy and shoot her -- but his gun is not loaded. Then he finally catches V, and tries to [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim Just Shoot Him]] -- [[ChekhovsGun with the still-not-loaded gun.]]



* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: Every chapter begins with the letter V.
* ItWorksBetterWithBullets: Almond plays a sick game with his wife where he pretends to go crazy and shoot her -- but his gun is not loaded. Then he finally catches V, and tries to [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim Just Shoot Him]] -- [[ChekhovsGun with the still-not-loaded gun.]]
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