History FanFic / NoAntidote

1st Sep '15 7:58:52 AM FalconPain
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* SpeciesSurname: Every Pokemon is referred to by their species. This causes confusion, especially when some of them evolve.[[note]]In fact, note that the word "Ivysaur" never appears elsewhere on this page, even when referring to post-evolution events.[[/note]] [[spoiler:The one given name is not looked upon favorably.]]

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* SpeciesSurname: Every Pokemon is referred to by their species. This causes confusion, especially when some of them evolve.[[note]]In fact, note that the word "Ivysaur" never appears elsewhere on this page, even when referring to post-evolution events.[[/note]] [[spoiler:The one given name is not looked upon favorably.]]



%%* {{Brainwashed}}

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%%* {{Brainwashed}}* {{Brainwashed}}: Conditioning starter Pokémon to be loyal to their trainers ends up falling into this category.
* ChangedMyMindKid: Golbat, now evolved, rejoins the group. Though she prefers the new circumstances, it is heavily implied that the ghosts had a lot to do with the mind change.



%%* DeusExMachina
%%* DreamWeaver
%%* DrivenToSuicide

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%%* DeusExMachina
%%* DreamWeaver
%%* DrivenToSuicide
* DeusExMachina: [[OlympusMons Giratina]] appears to move the plot forward with no foreshadowing, aside from the ghosts in the previous chapters.
* DreamWeaver: Haunter manipulates Ivysaur's dreams in an effort to better analyze his relationship with Marty.
* DrivenToSuicide: Ivysaur attempts to ensure that his life ends at the same time as Marty's.



%%* KnowWhenToFoldEm

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%%* KnowWhenToFoldEm* KnowWhenToFoldEm: The rest of the group attempts to convince Ivysaur to stop letting his life revolve around Marty.



%%* ReplacementGoldfish
%%* ShootTheDog

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%%* ReplacementGoldfish
%%* ShootTheDog
* ReplacementGoldfish: Using possession, Haunter becomes a full-time Marty impersonator.
* ShootTheDog: Arbok destroys what is left of Marty's mind specifically so that Beedrill doesn't have to.



%%* WellIntentionedExtremist

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%%* WellIntentionedExtremist* WellIntentionedExtremist: The ghosts are trying to protect the interests of trainerless starters, but their means are highly questionable. Made even more clear when they show an interest in using psychics.
27th Aug '15 5:15:11 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* [[spoiler: AccidentalMurder: Bulbasaur was just trying to help Marty by sharing the Antidote, but it not only failed to work because he was human, it compounded the problem.]]
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Bulbasaur assumes this about the Beedrill at first, leading to FantasticRacism. [[spoiler: Ultimately {{subverted}} completely when the swarm's reasons for attacking are revealed. To say nothing of Beedrill's status as TheWoobie.]]

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* [[spoiler: AccidentalMurder: Bulbasaur [[spoiler:Bulbasaur was just trying to help Marty by sharing the Antidote, but it not only failed to work because he was human, it compounded the problem.]]
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Bulbasaur assumes this about the Beedrill at first, leading to FantasticRacism. [[spoiler: Ultimately [[spoiler:Ultimately {{subverted}} completely when the swarm's reasons for attacking are revealed. To say nothing of Beedrill's status as TheWoobie.]]



** The Beedrill in the beginning.
** Subverted with the Beedrill who joins the group.

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** The Beedrill in the beginning.
**
beginning. Subverted with the Beedrill who joins the group.



* CarnivoreConfusion: Most wild Pokémon eat other Pokémon to survive. The acts of training against wild Pokémon and hunting them for food are repeatedly compared. And then there's Ekans, [[spoiler:especially once Bulbasaur discovers that he has eaten at least one human.]]

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* CarnivoreConfusion: Most wild Pokémon eat other Pokémon to survive. The acts of training against wild Pokémon and hunting them for food are repeatedly compared. And then there's Ekans, [[spoiler:especially once Bulbasaur discovers that he has eaten at least one human.]]human]].



* [[spoiler:DecoyProtagonist: Marty]]

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* [[spoiler:DecoyProtagonist: Marty]]DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Marty]]



* FromBadToWorse: At first it looks like this might play out like a typical underdog story and he'll still be able to reach his goal. [[spoiler:Then Marty loses his Pokedex, and all of its knowledge]]. A setback, but with determination they can still make it right? [[spoiler:Then it becomes clear that his memory is deteriorating, and it's already bad enough that he forgets things within thirty seconds]]. It doesn't really stop getting worse from there, either.

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* FromBadToWorse: At first it looks like this might play out like a typical underdog story and he'll still be able to reach his goal. [[spoiler:Then Marty loses his Pokedex, and all of its knowledge]]. A setback, but with determination they can still make it right? [[spoiler:Then it becomes clear that his memory is deteriorating, and it's already bad enough that he forgets things within thirty seconds]]. seconds.]] It doesn't really stop getting worse from there, either.



* [[spoiler: RousseauWasRight: Every character remotely played up as evil or scary (with the possible exception of Ekans's first trainer and a few hungry predators) winds up being a good guy. There are ''[[NoAntagonist no villains]]'' present.]]
* ReptilesAreAbhorrent: [[spoiler: Subverted. Ekans/Arbok is not as bad as he appears at first.]]

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* [[spoiler: RousseauWasRight: Every [[spoiler:Every character remotely played up as evil or scary (with the possible exception of Ekans's first trainer and a few hungry predators) winds up being a good guy. There are ''[[NoAntagonist no villains]]'' present.]]
* ReptilesAreAbhorrent: [[spoiler: Subverted.[[spoiler:Subverted. Ekans/Arbok is not as bad as he appears at first.]]



* TomatoInTheMirror: Bulbasaur did not realize he is part Poison-type. Which meant [[spoiler: he also realized he was never poisoned to begin with.]]
* UnreliableNarrator: Bulbasaur is the viewpoint character, and his view is not always correct. For one thing, [[spoiler:he was never poisoned.]]
* [[WellDoneSonGuy Well Done Mon Guy]]: Bulbasaur toward Marty. Also Beedrill toward Marty, and later Arbok.


!!And that's before the last two chapters. '''MAJOR SPOILERS''':

* [[spoiler:AbsurdlyDedicatedWorker: Starter Pokemon remain loyal to the trainers who receive them. This is fine when their trainers are still alive, but...]]
* [[spoiler:{{Brainwashed}}]]
* [[spoiler:DemonicPossession: Of Marty. And later, many others in the same situation.]]
* [[spoiler:DeusExMachina]]
* [[spoiler:DreamWeaver]]
* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide]]
* [[spoiler:HannibalLecture: An epic one from another ghost Pokemon to the Head of the Pokemon League, pointing out a lot of Fridge Logic and Horror in the Pokemon world (or at least this version of it).]]
* [[spoiler:KnowWhenToFoldEm]]
* [[spoiler: RealitySubtext: In the discussion of starter Pokemon like Bulbasaur, who are conditioned into docility to the point where they won't leave their trainer even if their trainer dies, and waste away, the head of the Pokemon League admits that it was always assumed they'd just go wild. One could make a similar argument with domesticated animals--if a dog's loving owner dies or is injured out in the wilderness, the dog isn't very likely to just go "I'm free, I'm free" and run off due to being domesticated--they either bark for help or stay with the corpse for quite awhile. There's even a dog in Mexico who visits his owner's grave ''every day,'' despite the fact that he could stay in the family's house where he grew up. Animal conditioning is ''very'' serious business indeed.]]
* [[spoiler:ReplacementGoldfish]]
* [[spoiler:ShootTheDog]]
* [[spoiler:TheUnmasquedWorld: Which Pokemon admit is probably for the better, even if it has made many trainers paranoid of dying and being possessed.]]
* [[spoiler:WellIntentionedExtremist]]
* [[spoiler:TitleDrop "You've poisoned their minds! And there is ''no antidote!"'']]

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* TomatoInTheMirror: Bulbasaur did not realize he is part Poison-type. Which meant [[spoiler: he [[spoiler:he also realized he was never poisoned to begin with.]]
with]].
* UnreliableNarrator: Bulbasaur is the viewpoint character, and his view is not always correct. For one thing, [[spoiler:he was never poisoned.]]
poisoned]].
* [[WellDoneSonGuy Well Done Mon Guy]]: WellDoneSonGuy: Bulbasaur toward Marty. Also Beedrill toward Marty, and later Arbok.


Arbok.

!!And that's before the last two chapters. '''MAJOR SPOILERS''':

chapters.

[[folder:'''MAJOR SPOILERS''']]
* [[spoiler:AbsurdlyDedicatedWorker: AbsurdlyDedicatedWorker: Starter Pokemon remain loyal to the trainers who receive them. This is fine when their trainers are still alive, but...]]
but...
%%* {{Brainwashed}}
* [[spoiler:{{Brainwashed}}]]
* [[spoiler:DemonicPossession:
DemonicPossession: Of Marty. And later, many others in the same situation.]]
situation.
%%* DeusExMachina
%%* DreamWeaver
%%* DrivenToSuicide
* [[spoiler:DeusExMachina]]
* [[spoiler:DreamWeaver]]
* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide]]
* [[spoiler:HannibalLecture:
HannibalLecture: An epic one from another ghost Pokemon to the Head of the Pokemon League, pointing out a lot of Fridge Logic and Horror in the Pokemon world (or at least this version of it).]]
it).
%%* KnowWhenToFoldEm
* [[spoiler:KnowWhenToFoldEm]]
* [[spoiler:
RealitySubtext: In the discussion of starter Pokemon like Bulbasaur, who are conditioned into docility to the point where they won't leave their trainer even if their trainer dies, and waste away, the head of the Pokemon League admits that it was always assumed they'd just go wild. One could make a similar argument with domesticated animals--if a dog's loving owner dies or is injured out in the wilderness, the dog isn't very likely to just go "I'm free, I'm free" and run off due to being domesticated--they either bark for help or stay with the corpse for quite awhile. There's even a dog in Mexico who visits his owner's grave ''every day,'' despite the fact that he could stay in the family's house where he grew up. Animal conditioning is ''very'' serious business indeed.]]
indeed.
%%* ReplacementGoldfish
%%* ShootTheDog
* [[spoiler:ReplacementGoldfish]]
* [[spoiler:ShootTheDog]]
* [[spoiler:TheUnmasquedWorld:
TitleDrop "You've poisoned their minds! And there is ''no antidote!"''
%%* TheUnmasquedWorld:
Which Pokemon admit is probably for the better, even if it has made many trainers paranoid of dying and being possessed.]]
* [[spoiler:WellIntentionedExtremist]]
* [[spoiler:TitleDrop "You've poisoned their minds! And there is ''no antidote!"'']]
possessed.
%%* WellIntentionedExtremist
[[/folder]]
27th Aug '15 5:02:45 PM phoenix
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* BeeAfraid:
** The Beedrill in the beginning.
** Subverted with the Beedrill who joins the group.



* EverythingsWorseWithBees:
** The Beedrill in the beginning.
** Subverted with the Beedrill who joins the group.
19th Jan '14 4:20:43 PM FalconPain
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Added DiffLines:

* [[spoiler:AbsurdlyDedicatedWorker: Starter Pokemon remain loyal to the trainers who receive them. This is fine when their trainers are still alive, but...]]
21st May '13 9:43:39 AM Kishou
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* WhatAnIdiot: [[spoiler: Bulbasaur's ignorance of him being part Poison-type might compound to the fact that Marty tried giving him an antidote.]]
21st May '13 9:43:22 AM Kishou
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* TomatoInTheMirror: Bulbasaur did not realize he is part Poison-type.

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* TomatoInTheMirror: Bulbasaur did not realize he is part Poison-type. Which meant [[spoiler: he also realized he was never poisoned to begin with.]]


Added DiffLines:

* WhatAnIdiot: [[spoiler: Bulbasaur's ignorance of him being part Poison-type might compound to the fact that Marty tried giving him an antidote.]]
12th Dec '12 3:19:49 PM FalconPain
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* CollateralAngst

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* CollateralAngstCollateralAngst: Aside from one notable monologue, the majority of concern about Marty's condition comes from characters who aren't him.



* TheDeterminator: Bulbasaur.

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* TheDeterminator: Bulbasaur.Bulbasaur will not give up on his trainer, no matter what. [[spoiler:This turns out to be a problem.]]



* IncurableCoughOfDeath: {{Justified|Trope}} later on.

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* IncurableCoughOfDeath: Marty has one. {{Justified|Trope}} and treated later on.



* {{Kuudere}}: Zubat.
* TheLastDance

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* {{Kuudere}}: Zubat.
Zubat tends to be more practical than happy about being captured, but it's possible to get on her good side.
* TheLastDanceTheLastDance: Bulbasaur's intent is to keep Marty working toward his goal, even if he cannot achieve it in time.



* UnreliableNarrator

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* UnreliableNarratorUnreliableNarrator: Bulbasaur is the viewpoint character, and his view is not always correct. For one thing, [[spoiler:he was never poisoned.]]
5th Dec '12 12:17:53 AM Doryna
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* FromBadToWorse: At first it looks like this might play out like a typical underdog story and he'll still be able to reach his goal. [[spoiler:Then Marty loses his Pokedex, and all of its knowledge]]. A setback, but with determination they can still make it right? [[spoiler:Then it becomes clear that his memory is deteriorating, and it's already bad enough that he forgets things within thirty seconds]]. It doesn't really stop getting worse from there, either.



* ItGotWorse: At first it looks like this might play out like a typical underdog story and he'll still be able to reach his goal. [[spoiler:Then Marty loses his Pokedex, and all of its knowledge]]. A setback, but with determination they can still make it right? [[spoiler:Then it becomes clear that his memory is deteriorating, and it's already bad enough that he forgets things within thirty seconds]]. It doesn't really stop getting worse from there, either.
28th Oct '12 5:00:32 AM Kereea
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* [[spoiler:DemonicPossession: Of Marty.]]

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* [[spoiler:DemonicPossession: Of Marty. And later, many others in the same situation.]]



* [[spoiler:HannibalLecture]]

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* [[spoiler:HannibalLecture]][[spoiler:HannibalLecture: An epic one from another ghost Pokemon to the Head of the Pokemon League, pointing out a lot of Fridge Logic and Horror in the Pokemon world (or at least this version of it).]]



* [[spoiler: RealitySubtext: In the discussion of starter Pokemon like Bulbasaur, who are conditioned into docility to the point where they won't leave their trainer even if their trainer dies, and waste away, the head of the Pokemon League admits that it was always assumed they'd just go wild. One could make a similar argument with domesticated animals--if a dog's loving owner dies or is injured out in the wilderness, the dog isn't very likely to just go "I'm free, I'm free" and run off due to being domesticated--they either bark for help or stay with the corpse for quite awhile. There's even a dog in Mexico who visits his owner's grave ''every day,'' despite the fact that he could stay in the family's house where he grew up. Animal conditioning is ''very'' serious business indeed.]]



* [[spoiler:TheUnmasquedWorld]]

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* [[spoiler:TheUnmasquedWorld]][[spoiler:TheUnmasquedWorld: Which Pokemon admit is probably for the better, even if it has made many trainers paranoid of dying and being possessed.]]
14th Oct '12 7:29:10 PM Aiguille
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* IncurableCoughOfDeath: {{Justified}} later on.

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* IncurableCoughOfDeath: {{Justified}} {{Justified|Trope}} later on.
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