History FanFic / CourtneyAndTheViolinOfDespair

15th Oct '17 6:36:14 PM Gideoncrawle
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* {{Prequel}}: Most of the story is set at earlier dates than the show.

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* {{Prequel}}: Most of the The story is [[DownplayedTrope mostly]] set at earlier dates than the show.its parent work.



* SignatureStyle: [[DescriptionPorn Description-rich]] and dialogue-light, with a flavor that readers have described as “19th Century”, “elegant”, “nearly poetic”, and so on. The author is also inclined to [[ShownTheirWork explain things in detail]], whether in the story or in notes, and to use "death and renewal" themes.

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* SignatureStyle: [[DescriptionPorn Description-rich]] and dialogue-light, with a flavor that readers have described as “19th Century”, “elegant”, “nearly poetic”, and so on. The author is also inclined to [[ShownTheirWork explain things in detail]], whether in the story or [[AllThereInTheManual in notes, notes]], and to use "death and renewal" themes.
15th Oct '17 6:16:14 PM Gideoncrawle
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* ShownTheirWork: The Notes (aka trivia) section is substantial in relation to the story length. These notes mainly explain the more obscure [[ShoutOut allusions]], and some include hyperlinks to supplemental information on ancillary topics.
15th Oct '17 5:36:44 PM Gideoncrawle
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* NeverLiveItDown: In-universe, Brittany Reid won't let Courtney forget her miscue at the school orchestra's concert.

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* NeverLiveItDown: In-universe, Brittany Reid won't Reid’s refusal to let Courtney forget her an embarrassing miscue at their school’s orchestra concert destroys any chance the former friends had of reconciling from an earlier falling out. As a result, they become bitter rivals and remain so for the rest of their high school orchestra's concert.careers.
20th Jan '16 11:07:11 PM Gideoncrawle
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''[[http://totaldramaislandfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/Courtney_and_the_Violin_of_Despair Courtney and the Violin of Despair]]'' (commonly abbreviated to the acronym “[=CatVoD=]”) is a {{short story}} by [[http://totaldramaislandfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/User:Gideoncrawle Gideoncrawle]], set in the ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' universe. The story consists of a [[ExcusePlot loosely connected]] series of vignettes and is mainly a prequel to the events of the first season (''Total Drama Island''), although it does expand on a couple of incidents from the early episodes of the show itself.

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''[[http://totaldramaislandfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/Courtney_and_the_Violin_of_Despair ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9305422/1/Courtney-and-the-Violin-of-Despair Courtney and the Violin of Despair]]'' (commonly abbreviated to the acronym “[=CatVoD=]”) is a {{short story}} by [[http://totaldramaislandfanfiction.wikia.com/wiki/User:Gideoncrawle Gideoncrawle]], set in the ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' universe. The story consists of a [[ExcusePlot loosely connected]] series of vignettes and is mainly a prequel to the events of the first season (''Total Drama Island''), although it does expand on a couple of incidents from the early episodes of the show itself.
8th Jan '16 10:37:46 PM Gideoncrawle
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* BreakTheCutie: The [[ArtifactOfDeath Violin]] spirit is initially content to repeatedly humiliate Courtney because it deems killing a little girl to be not worth the effort, but decides that [[KillTheCutie humiliation is no longer enough]] when Courtney becomes a public figure.

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* BreakTheCutie: The [[ArtifactOfDeath Violin]] spirit is initially content to repeatedly humiliate Courtney because it deems killing a little girl to be [[PragmaticVillainy not worth the effort, effort]], but decides that [[KillTheCutie humiliation is no longer enough]] when Courtney becomes a public figure.


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* PragmaticVillainy: When the 11-year-old Courtney acquires the [[ArtifactOfDeath titular Violin]], the [[SoulJar spirit inhabiting it]] decides not to kill her because it deems a little girl to be not worth the effort. For a time, the Violin Spirit is inclined to merely [[BreakTheCutie erode her spirit]] instead.
8th Jan '16 10:16:24 PM Gideoncrawle
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* BreakTheCutie: The Violin spirit tries to serve Courtney thusly at first, but decides that's [[KillTheCutie not enough]] when Courtney becomes a public figure.

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* BreakTheCutie: The Violin [[ArtifactOfDeath Violin]] spirit tries is initially content to serve repeatedly humiliate Courtney thusly at first, because it deems killing a little girl to be not worth the effort, but decides that's that [[KillTheCutie not humiliation is no longer enough]] when Courtney becomes a public figure.
19th Oct '15 6:49:29 AM Gideoncrawle
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* ShortStory: Total length is roughly 5100 words, excluding the notes and the {{epigraph}} in Chapter 1.
26th Dec '14 3:18:38 AM Patachou
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* SophisticatedAsHell: The description of the school orchestra performing [[PyotrIlyichTchaikovsky Tchaikovsky's]] fourth symphony includes the phrases "pretty much" and "work their butts off", in marked contrast to the story's usually florid narrative style.

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* SophisticatedAsHell: The description of the school orchestra performing [[PyotrIlyichTchaikovsky [[Music/PyotrIlyichTchaikovsky Tchaikovsky's]] fourth symphony includes the phrases "pretty much" and "work their butts off", in marked contrast to the story's usually florid narrative style.
24th Nov '14 8:16:28 PM Gideoncrawle
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* ''Fanfic/{{Legacy}}''

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* ''Fanfic/{{Legacy}}''''[[Fanfic/LegacyTotalDrama Legacy]]''
2nd Nov '14 6:00:02 PM Gideoncrawle
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Other troped works by this author include:
* ''Fanfic/{{Legacy}}''
* ''Fanfic/TheLegendOfTotalDramaIsland''
* ''Fanfic/TotalDramaIslandByGilbertAndSullivan''
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