History Fanfic / ChildrenOfTime

1st Apr '16 10:07:25 AM ObsidianFire
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* ConversationalTroping: All the heroes are pretty GenreSavvy, and Beth in particular is OneOfUs.

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* ConversationalTroping: All the heroes are pretty GenreSavvy, and Beth in particular is OneOfUs.



* GenreSavvy: Any main characters -- even main ''one-shot'' characters -- that are ''not'' this quickly learn.
16th Aug '15 3:01:50 PM nombretomado
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* BritishAccents: Comes up every now and then. Holmes and Watson, of course, speak have pre-BBC, pre-20th century accents, which becomes important for Beth when she's working out who they are. Beth herself can speak a decent Cockney; her family spends summers in the UK, so she's gotten the hang of that particular accent without losing her own [[AmericanAccents Midwestern one]]. The Doctor's own Estuary accent is mentioned early on in Holmes's thoughts. Kit deliberately switches from a Midwestern accent to a middle-class London one in 1940s New Mexico.

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* BritishAccents: Comes up every now and then. Holmes and Watson, of course, speak have pre-BBC, pre-20th century accents, which becomes important for Beth when she's working out who they are. Beth herself can speak a decent Cockney; her family spends summers in the UK, so she's gotten the hang of that particular accent without losing her own [[AmericanAccents [[UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents Midwestern one]]. The Doctor's own Estuary accent is mentioned early on in Holmes's thoughts. Kit deliberately switches from a Midwestern accent to a middle-class London one in 1940s New Mexico.
23rd Apr '15 12:07:49 PM Sherbethed
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** [[spoiler:And then Holmes in Season 2...]]

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** [[spoiler:And then Holmes [[spoiler:Moriarty in Season 2...the season 1 finale.]]



* WhamEpisode: "Child of Time", ''wham''. [[spoiler:A teenage Beth Lestrade from ''WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury'' makes her debut and makes the series a ''three''-way crossover.]] "Watson and Sparrow", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Sally Sparrow is about to become the mysterious second Mrs. Watson.]] "Dynamics of a Point", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Holmes and Watson have a ''terrible'' break-up, Holmes is quite visibly [[YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry darker]], and Moriarty is BackFromTheDead.]] "Every Good Fairytale", ''[[OverlyLongGag wham]]''. [[spoiler:Holmes and Beth end up marrying, and Beth is killed.]] ...it would almost be easier to give examples of episodes that ''don't'' deliver a wham.



* WhamEpisode: "Child of Time", ''wham''. [[spoiler:A teenage Beth Lestrade from ''WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury'' makes her debut and makes the series a ''three''-way crossover.]] "Watson and Sparrow", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Sally Sparrow is about to become the mysterious second Mrs. Watson.]] "Dynamics of a Point", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Holmes and Watson have a ''terrible'' break-up, Holmes is quite visibly [[YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry darker]], and Moriarty is BackFromTheDead.]] "Every Good Fairytale", ''[[OverlyLongGag wham]]''. [[spoiler:Holmes and Beth end up marrying, and Beth is killed.]] ...it would almost be easier to give examples of episodes that ''don't'' deliver a wham.



* BrokenBird: Beth is definitely this at the start of the season, and if Season 1 could be said to be ultimately about Sherlock's CharacterDevelopment, Season 2 might well be ultimately about hers. Initially after [[spoiler:Sherlock's rejuvenation]], she seems okay, but future episodes prove that she's very much '''not''' to the point where even ''[[spoiler:Professor Moriarty]]'' remains concerned about her.

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* BrokenBird: Beth is definitely this at the start of the season, and if Season 1 could be said to be ultimately about Sherlock's CharacterDevelopment, Season 2 might well be ultimately about hers. Initially after [[spoiler:Sherlock's rejuvenation]], she seems okay, but future episodes prove that she's very much '''not''' to the point where even ''[[spoiler:Professor Moriarty]]'' remains concerned about her.



* LateArrivalSpoiler: The entire first episode, due to being a direct continuation from the previous one. If you haven't read the season 1 finale episodes beforehand ''plus'' the specials, the season premiere will quickly give away the majority of it all.



* NotSoDifferent: While the Season 1 finale served this up on [[spoiler:Holmes and Moriarty]], there are shades of this now with ''Beth'' and [[spoiler:Moriarty]].
* PassiveAggressiveKombat: Comprises the majority of (early) encounters between [[spoiler:the Holmes and Moriarty]].

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* NotSoDifferent: While the Season 1 finale served this up on [[spoiler:Holmes and Moriarty]], there are shades of this now with ''Beth'' and [[spoiler:Moriarty]].
[[spoiler:the Moriarty clone]].
* PassiveAggressiveKombat: Comprises the majority of (early) encounters between [[spoiler:the Holmes Holmeses and Moriarty]].
25th Mar '15 9:20:09 PM Sherbethed
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->''There are things called Fixed Points in Time. They're events--births, deaths, decisions--that must always happen. They must ''always'' happen, no matter what... or Time will start to fold in on itself. Things like the signing of the ''Magna Carta'', or Columbus's discovery of the New World... Or a certain meeting at St. Bart's, in 1881.''

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->''There are things called [[ArcWords Fixed Points Points]] in Time. They're events--births, deaths, decisions--that decisions--[[BecauseDestinySaysSo that must always happen.happen]]. They must ''always'' happen, no matter what... or Time will start to fold in on itself. Things like the signing of the ''Magna Carta'', or Columbus's discovery of the New World... Or a certain meeting at St. Bart's, in 1881.''



* BeautyEqualsGoodness: We know Creator/DavidTennant and Creator/MattSmith, and [[Tropers/AleineSkyfire Skyfire's]] illustrations with Holmes and Watson base the pair's looks off of Creator/JeremyBrett and David Burke. Of course, [[Creator/CareyMulligan Sally]] is a beautiful young woman, and then there's Beth, be it [[WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury her canonical design]], the illustrations, or [[Creator/LivTyler her face-claim]]. Beth also teases Holmes by mentioning that InspectorLestrade is not bad-looking, himself. [[spoiler:Moriarty and Moran]] are never described in very great detail, other than both often wearing malicious expressions.
* BlackAndWhiteMorality: Even with certain character developments, the lines between Good and Evil remain very discernible.

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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: We know Creator/DavidTennant and Creator/MattSmith, and [[Tropers/AleineSkyfire Skyfire's]] illustrations with "Child of Time" and "Fractures" make it clear that Holmes and Watson base the pair's looks off of strongly favor their attractive acting counterparts, Creator/JeremyBrett and David Burke. Of course, [[Creator/CareyMulligan Sally]] is a beautiful young woman, and then there's Beth, be it [[WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury her canonical design]], the illustrations, or [[Creator/LivTyler her face-claim]]. Beth also teases Holmes by mentioning that InspectorLestrade is not bad-looking, himself. [[spoiler:Moriarty and Moran]] are never described in very great detail, other than both often wearing malicious expressions.
* BlackAndWhiteMorality: Even with certain character developments, the lines between Good and Evil remain very discernible.discernible, with lines that should not be crossed.



** [[spoiler:Elements in WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury get a pretty thorough reworking for the sake of realism.]]

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** Also the plasmavore, who shape-shifts her appearance.
** [[spoiler:Elements in from WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury get a pretty thorough some reworking for the sake of realism.]]



* LiteraryAllusionTitle: Several referencing the Canon itself, currently: "Dynamics of a Point," "The Dying Detective," and "A Full House".

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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: Several referencing the Canon itself, currently: "Dynamics of a Point," "The Dying Detective," and "A Full House".Study in Family".



* OnlyAFleshWound: Regularly averted. If a character is shot, he/she is ''screwed''. (The fact that one may have Time Lords or TARDISes nearby does not negate the severity of the gunshot wound -- a victim ''might'' be healed quickly, but they will still be realistically injured first.)

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* OnlyAFleshWound: Regularly averted. If a character is shot, he/she is ''screwed''. (The fact that one may have Time Lords or TARDISes nearby does not negate the severity of the gunshot wound -- a victim ''might'' be healed quickly, but they will still be realistically injured first.)



** [[spoiler:Sherlock as TheSpock, Beth as TheMcCoy, and Watson as TheKirk in Season 2.]]



* SoundtrackDissonance: Fully employed in the remix with pieces like [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/DoctorWhoNSS2E8TheImpossiblePlanet "The Impossible Planet"]], [[Film/RevengeOfTheSith "Order 66"]], and [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E12ThePandoricaOpens "The Life and Death of Amy Pond"]]. These and other tracks are meant to accompany scenes similar to their original ones.



* WhamEpisode: "Child of Time", ''wham''. [[spoiler:A teenage Beth Lestrade from ''WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury'' makes her debut and makes the series a ''three''-way crossover.]] "Watson and Sparrow", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Sally Sparrow is about to become the mysterious second Mrs. Watson.]] "Dynamics of a Point", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Holmes and Watson have a ''terrible'' break-up, Holmes is quite visibly [[YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry darker]], and Moriarty is BackFromTheDead.]] "The Dying Detective", ''[[OverlyLongGag wham]]''. [[spoiler:Holmes manages to make himself just about as soulless as Moriarty ever was, and Beth is killed.]] "The Long Goodnight" -- [[spoiler:Holmes and Beth ''marry'']]. ...it would almost be easier to give examples of episodes that ''don't'' deliver a wham.

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* WhamEpisode: "Child of Time", ''wham''. [[spoiler:A teenage Beth Lestrade from ''WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury'' makes her debut and makes the series a ''three''-way crossover.]] "Watson and Sparrow", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Sally Sparrow is about to become the mysterious second Mrs. Watson.]] "Dynamics of a Point", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Holmes and Watson have a ''terrible'' break-up, Holmes is quite visibly [[YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry darker]], and Moriarty is BackFromTheDead.]] "The Dying Detective", "Every Good Fairytale", ''[[OverlyLongGag wham]]''. [[spoiler:Holmes manages to make himself just about as soulless as Moriarty ever was, and Beth end up marrying, and Beth is killed.]] "The Long Goodnight" -- [[spoiler:Holmes and Beth ''marry'']]. ...]] ...it would almost be easier to give examples of episodes that ''don't'' deliver a wham.



* BookEnds: The first episode starts with the Doctor saving an unconscious Holmes. The last episode ends with [[spoiler:Beth bringing him back from the dead]].
** Both episodes basically start with [[spoiler:his having been healed in the TARDIS]].



* BritainIsOnlyLondon: Justified, as its Holmes and Watson's hometown and so closely associated with them.



* BrokenBird: Kit in spades by the end of "Manhattan". [[spoiler:Beth]], mid-"Every Good Fairytale".

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* BrokenBird: Kit in spades by the end of "Manhattan". [[spoiler:Beth]], mid-"Every Good Fairytale".mid-"Together Or Not At All".



* FiveManBand:
** TheLeader[=/=]TeamDad: The Doctor, Type IV.
** TheLancer[=/=]TheSmartGuy: Holmes.
** TheMedic[=/=]TheHeart: Watson.
** TheBigGuy[=/=]TeamMom: The TARDIS.
** TheChick[=/=]TheSmartGirl: Sally.
** SixthRanger[=/=]TheHeart: Beth.



** Sally to Beth -- a little older, a little wiser, a little more knowledgeable, and possessed of considerably better luck with her love life.



* HumansAreGood: Espoused frequently by the Doctor, as per normal, which makes meeting [[spoiler: Moriarty]] all the more shocking.

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* HumansAreGood: Espoused frequently by the Doctor, as per normal, which makes his meeting [[spoiler: Moriarty]] all the more shocking.shocking for him.



** [[spoiler:And then there's "Dynamics of a Point".]]

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** [[spoiler:And then there's comes "Dynamics of a Point".]]



* InsatiableNewlyweds: [[spoiler:Still sort-of newlyweds and having been parted for so long... the Holmeses get very romantic very often.]]

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* InsatiableNewlyweds: [[spoiler:Still sort-of newlyweds and having been parted for so long... the Holmeses get very romantic very often.]]InsatiableNewlyweds



* LateArrivalSpoiler: The entire first episode, due to being a direct continuation from the previous one. If you haven't read the season 1 finale episodes beforehand, "Renascence" will quickly give away the majority of it all.

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* LateArrivalSpoiler: The entire first episode, due to being a direct continuation from the previous one. If you haven't read the season 1 finale episodes beforehand, "Renascence" beforehand ''plus'' the specials, the season premiere will quickly give away the majority of it all.



** Plus, this is pretty much the entirety of Beth's relationship with her boss.
* RefugeInAudacity: Beth, whether facing her boss or her number one enemy.

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** Plus, this is pretty much the entirety of Beth's relationship with her dad's boss.
* RefugeInAudacity: Beth, whether facing her boss Grayson or her number one enemy.



* LikeAnOldMarriedCouple: Well, technically, the Holmeses ''are'', but it's all a bit wibbly-wobbly...

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* LikeAnOldMarriedCouple: Well, technically, the Holmeses ''are'', but it's all a bit wibbly-wobbly...LikeAnOldMarriedCouple
5th May '14 7:06:25 PM aleineskyfire2
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The series is currently in-progress on [=FF.N=]. Now has a [[Trivia/ChildrenOfTime Trivia]] page.

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The series is currently in-progress on [=FF.N=]. Now has a [[Trivia/ChildrenOfTime Trivia]] page.
'''Most of the following pages here on TV Tropes contain spoilers to kingdom come, as the groundwork for the series was laid out well in advance of the publishing. Read at your own peril.'''
21st Apr '14 10:20:50 AM EarlOfSandvich
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''Children of Time'' is a Literature/SherlockHolmes[=/=]''Series/DoctorWho'' [[{{Crossover}} crossover]] series, providing an [[AlternateUniverse AU]] to Season or Series 3 of NuWho, "exploring what might happen if Holmes and Watson were substituted for Martha Jones as the Doctor’s full-time companions". The series is a collaboration by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1758544/Aleine-Skyfire Aleine Skyfire]] and [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/3677015/Riandra Riandra]], under the shared account [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/4285380/ Wholmes Productions]].

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''Children of Time'' is a Literature/SherlockHolmes[=/=]''Series/DoctorWho'' [[{{Crossover}} crossover]] series, providing an [[AlternateUniverse AU]] to Season or Series 3 of NuWho, Nu Who, "exploring what might happen if Holmes and Watson were substituted for Martha Jones as the Doctor’s full-time companions". The series is a collaboration by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1758544/Aleine-Skyfire Aleine Skyfire]] and [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/3677015/Riandra Riandra]], under the shared account [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/4285380/ Wholmes Productions]].



* {{Foreshadowing}}: In the tradition of the NuWho seasons, the "episodes" contain quite a bit of foreshadowing for the finale.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: In the tradition of the NuWho Nu Who seasons, the "episodes" contain quite a bit of foreshadowing for the finale.
6th Apr '14 6:19:05 PM aleineskyfire2
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Added DiffLines:

* BigBad: Torchwood is revealed in episode 5 and rears its head again in episodes 9 and 10. (Only, at the end of episode 10, you find out who is ''really'' [[BiggerBad behind it all]]: [[spoiler:Professor James Moriarty]].)


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* ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler:Katherine "Kit" Bennett.]]
5th Apr '14 2:42:57 PM aleineskyfire2
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* OneTrueLove: Interestingly, this seems to apply to only ''one'' couple, even though the series involves multiple couples. The Doctor is explicitly stated to have had other loves before Rose (including his ''wife'', the mother of his children), and Watson had Mary [[spoiler:before Sally]]. It is heartbreakingly easy, however, to see that [[spoiler:Sherlock and Beth]] are the only lovers each other will ever have.



* OnlyAFleshWound: Regularly averted. If a character is shot, he/she is ''screwed''. (The fact that one may have Time Lords or TARDISes nearby does not negate the severity of the gunshot wound -- a victim ''might'' be healed quickly, but they will still be realistically injured, first.)

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* OnlyAFleshWound: Regularly averted. If a character is shot, he/she is ''screwed''. (The fact that one may have Time Lords or TARDISes nearby does not negate the severity of the gunshot wound -- a victim ''might'' be healed quickly, but they will still be realistically injured, injured first.)
4th Apr '14 11:31:11 AM aleineskyfire2
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* WhamEpisode: "Child of Time", ''wham''. [[spoiler:A teenage Beth Lestrade from ''WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury'' makes her debut and makes the series a ''three''-way crossover.]] "Watson and Sparrow", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Sally Sparrow is about to become the mysterious second Mrs. Watson.]] "Dynamics of a Point", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Holmes and Watson have a ''terrible'' break-up, Holmes is quite visibly [[YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry darker]], and Moriarty is BackFromTheDead.]] "The Dying Detective", ''[[OverlyLongGag wham]]''. [[spoiler:Holmes manages to make himself just about as soulless as Moriarty ever was, and Beth is killed.]] ...it would almost be easier to give examples of episodes that ''don't'' deliver a wham.

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* WhamEpisode: "Child of Time", ''wham''. [[spoiler:A teenage Beth Lestrade from ''WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury'' makes her debut and makes the series a ''three''-way crossover.]] "Watson and Sparrow", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Sally Sparrow is about to become the mysterious second Mrs. Watson.]] "Dynamics of a Point", ''wham''. [[spoiler:Holmes and Watson have a ''terrible'' break-up, Holmes is quite visibly [[YouWouldntLikeMeWhenImAngry darker]], and Moriarty is BackFromTheDead.]] "The Dying Detective", ''[[OverlyLongGag wham]]''. [[spoiler:Holmes manages to make himself just about as soulless as Moriarty ever was, and Beth is killed.]] ...]] "The Long Goodnight" -- [[spoiler:Holmes and Beth ''marry'']]. ...it would almost be easier to give examples of episodes that ''don't'' deliver a wham.
4th Apr '14 10:54:12 AM aleineskyfire2
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* LoveHurts: A theme of the first episode that disappears for the first season until halfway through and then continues on to throughout the rest of the series.

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* LoveHurts: A theme of Definitely a running theme.
* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: Well, we don't have ''just''
the first episode Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes characters here. We also have WesternAnimation/SherlockHolmesInTheTwentySecondCentury, Robin Hood, and tantalizing hints that disappears for the first season until halfway through fairytales and then continues on to throughout the rest of the series.other myths might be truer than most people think...
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