History FanFic / TheMagicOfTorchwood

2nd Feb '17 6:25:30 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** There are semi-frequent references to ''Literature/ThePictureOfDorianGrey,'' with Jack being compared (or comparing himself) to the titular character.

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** There are semi-frequent references to ''Literature/ThePictureOfDorianGrey,'' ''Literature/ThePictureOfDorianGray,'' with Jack being compared (or comparing himself) to the titular character.
2nd Feb '17 6:24:51 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** Jack has never taken a middle name. Dumbledore, knowing of Jack's immortality, gives Jack one when leaving him his Tarot cards in his will: Dorian. As in, ''Literature/ThePortraitOfDorianGray''. Jack is not amused.

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** Jack has never taken a middle name. Dumbledore, knowing of Jack's immortality, gives Jack one when leaving him his Tarot cards in his will: Dorian. As in, ''Literature/ThePortraitOfDorianGray''.''Literature/ThePictureOfDorianGray''. Jack is not amused.
2nd Feb '17 6:24:24 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** Jack has never taken a middle name. Dumbledore, knowing of Jack's immortality, gives Jack one when leaving him his Tarot cards in his will: Dorian. As in, ''Literature/ThePortraitOfDorianGrey''. Jack is not amused.

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** Jack has never taken a middle name. Dumbledore, knowing of Jack's immortality, gives Jack one when leaving him his Tarot cards in his will: Dorian. As in, ''Literature/ThePortraitOfDorianGrey''.''Literature/ThePortraitOfDorianGray''. Jack is not amused.
2nd Feb '17 6:24:07 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** There are semi-frequent references to ''Literature/ThePortraitOfDorianGrey,'' with Jack being compared (or comparing himself) to the titular character.

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** There are semi-frequent references to ''Literature/ThePortraitOfDorianGrey,'' ''Literature/ThePictureOfDorianGrey,'' with Jack being compared (or comparing himself) to the titular character.
2nd Feb '17 6:23:30 PM DarkPhoenix94
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* {{Troll}}: Peeves and the Twins, naturally, while Owen and Jack are both somewhat prone to this.
** Jack has never taken a middle name. Dumbledore, knowing of Jack's immortality, gives Jack one when leaving him his Tarot cards in his will: Dorian. As in, ''Literature/ThePortraitOfDorianGrey''. Jack is not amused.
26th Jan '17 2:37:57 AM DarkPhoenix94
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Having started as a fairly standard crossover between the two fandoms, following the path of the Harry Potter books, it becomes more complex. For one thing, Team Torchwood don't immediately get involved with Harry and company, and have their own goals and their own adventures, and they still work with the non-magical world, usually via Jack's past self.



* AffablyEvil: Jack's boggart.



* AmbiguouslyBi: Harry, of all people, though it mostly extends to being willing to kiss Jack just to practice kissing.
** Possibly Sirius Black.



* AttentionDeficitCreatorDisorder: Even if, thanks to regular weekly updates, it doesn't show.

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* AttentionDeficitCreatorDisorder: Even if, thanks to regular weekly updates, it doesn't show.didn't show for a while. Now, WritersBlock has set in.



* BigBrotherMentor: Harry comes to see Jack as this, especially after learning about Jack's immortality and age. So much so, in fact, that [[spoiler: he and Ginny name their firstborn son after him -]] though this might also have something to do with Jack arranging their getting together.



* CallBack: The pseudo-magical resonance of the Globe Theatre becomes an important plot point later on.
* TheCharmer: Jack, as per usual.
** Harry turns out to be surprisingly adept at this, so long as he's not genuinely interested in the person he's flirting with.



* CoolSword: The Sword of Gryffindor, [[spoiler: especially now that it has been imbued with silver.]] [[spoiler: The lightsabers]]
* CombatPragmatist: Jack, especially what he does to Barty Crouch Jr.

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* CoolSword: The Sword of Gryffindor, [[spoiler: especially now that it has been imbued with silver.]] ]]
**
[[spoiler: The lightsabers]]
lightsabers.]]
* CombatPragmatist: Jack, especially what with how he does to handles Barty Crouch Jr.



* DeusExMachina: Take 3 guesses as to why the Doctor hasn't turned up (in a proper chapter). And the first 2 don't count.

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** Harry
* DeusExMachina: Take 3 guesses as to why the Doctor hasn't turned up (in a proper chapter).chapter), [[spoiler: save for a brief appearance to leave the Sword of Gryffindor for Harry]]. And the first 2 don't count.



* TheDreaded: Voldemort and as of Chapter 73 Owen, known by the entire school as 'Owen Bloody Harper' [[spoiler: after being the chief architect of Umbridge's downfall and mental breakdown]].

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* TheDreaded: Voldemort and as Voldemort.
** Jack's Boggart to Jack, mostly for what it represents.
** As
of Chapter 73 Owen, 73, Owen Harper, known by the entire school as 'Owen Bloody Harper' [[spoiler: after being the chief architect of Umbridge's downfall and mental breakdown]].breakdown]]. Since by the final book he's evolved into the TheDon and the undisputed ruler of Hogwarts, this is entirely justified.



* FantasticRacism: Towards muggle-borns. Also, the old Torchwood regime towards aliens

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* FantasticRacism: Towards muggle-borns. By a number of wizards towards muggle-borns.
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Also, the old Torchwood regime towards aliensaliens.



*** TheBigGuy: Ianto. The most skilled wizard out of all of them.

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*** TheBigGuy: Ianto. The Ianto, as the most skilled wizard out of all of them.



*** TokenEvilTeammate: Draco (sort of)

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*** TokenEvilTeammate: Draco (sort of)(for a given value of evil).



* FunnyAneurysmMoment: In-Universe. Jack jokes lightly about Dumbledore's attempts at getting in his head, after the third task, comparing it to sexual assault. Then Harry sort of curls up and says Voldemort essentially [[MindRape mind]][[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil raped]] him. Leads to a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: In-Universe.InUniverse. Jack jokes lightly about Dumbledore's attempts at getting in his head, after the third task, comparing it to sexual assault. Then Harry sort of curls up and says Voldemort essentially [[MindRape mind]][[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil raped]] him. Leads It leads to a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.



* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Jack's worst fear.

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* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Jack's worst fear.fear is becoming this, as epitomised by his AffablyEvil and vaguely terrifying boggart.



* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Implied about a NotQuiteDead Salazar Slytherin.

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* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Implied about a NotQuiteDead [[spoiler: Salazar Slytherin. Slytherin.]]



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Jack, by his refusal to [[spoiler: let Harry die in order to destroy the last horcrux]] accidentally kicks off a monumentally awful BadFuture.



* OddFriendship: Team Torchwood, particularly Jack, and Sirius Black.



* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Jack winds up going bouncing through time to undo his mistake that led to a BadFuture.



** Jack thinking that he's doing this [[spoiler: by preventing Harry from being killed by Voldemort]] accidentally kicks off a horrendous BadFuture.



* SheCleansUpNicely: Gwen.



* TeamDad: Jack. Really obvious when he sets up Harry and Ginny. John Hart later calls him out on his paternal streak towards Harry, which [[spoiler: leads to a BadFuture when Jack couldn't bear to let Harry die to kill off the Horcrux in his scar, leading to Voldemort's return.]]

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* TeamDad: Jack. Really It becomes ''really'' obvious when he sets up Harry and Ginny. John Hart later calls him out on his paternal streak towards Harry, which [[spoiler: leads to a BadFuture when Jack couldn't bear to let Harry die to kill off the Horcrux in his scar, leading to Voldemort's return.]]



* TroublingUnChildlikeBehaviour: Team Torchwood, unsurprisingly since they aren't children for all that they look it, and they tend to act astonishingly inappropriately for their apparent age. At one point, Draco observes inwardly that the funnier Team Torchwood find something, the less he wants to know what it is.



** Be warned, she tends to use ExactWords. A lot.

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** Be warned, like her colleague Creator/NimbusLlewelyn, she tends to use ExactWords. A lot.''lot.''
24th Oct '16 1:21:57 PM dlchen145
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* {{Badass}}: Most of the main cast. Particular marks to Jack, who easily holds off Bellatrix with only SuperReflexes and 3rd year spells for 5 minutes, allowing Sirius to snipe her with a stunner. Moody notes admiringly that he has serious combat experience and that it took 12 top Aurors to take her down last time.
** Moody references this incident later, saying its why Jack's one of the Seven Potters.
15th Jun '16 5:53:28 AM paycheckgurl
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** Harry, Ron, and Hermione before breaking into Gringotts. [[spoiler: which is hijacked slightly by John Hart trying to preserve the timeline]].
15th Jun '16 5:47:59 AM paycheckgurl
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** It's later revealed that [[spoiler: John Hart]] is in fact the one who is half [[spoiler: Dementor]] by way of genetic engineering and having been a TestTubeBaby.

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** It's later revealed that [[spoiler: John Hart]] is in fact the one who is half [[spoiler: Dementor]] by way of genetic engineering and having been a TestTubeBaby.before birth.
15th Jun '16 5:45:38 AM paycheckgurl
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** It's later revealed that [[spoiler: John Hart]] is in fact the one who is half [[spoiler: Dementor]] by way of genetic engineering and having been a TestTubeBaby.
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