History Literature / ChildrenOfSteel

9th Jun '16 12:07:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: BabiesEverAfter]]

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* [[spoiler: BabiesEverAfter]]BabiesEverAfter
27th Jun '15 2:28:05 PM zarpaulus
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** ''Interregnum'' also differs by dealing with the aftermath of the war, in particular its effects on the protagonist of the first book and his mate.
27th Jun '15 2:25:38 PM zarpaulus
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* BadDreams: Dialene has trauma-induced nightmares from when she was stranded in a crippled shuttle with no atmosphere and no one but what was left of her dead weapons officer and lover.

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* BadDreams: BadDreams:
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Dialene has trauma-induced nightmares from when she was stranded in a crippled shuttle with no atmosphere and no one but what was left of her dead weapons officer and lover.lover.
** In ''Interregnum'' both Raj and Cassandra suffer traumatic dreams from the events of the first book.



* HumanPopsicle: Jotun ends up on ice for nearly three years after his escape attempt from earth.

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* HumanPopsicle: HumanPopsicle:
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Jotun ends up on ice for nearly three years after his escape attempt from earth.earth.
** In ''Interregnum'' Balizar [[spoiler: aka Jotun]] shoves a teenage leopard with severe PTSD from a base where they resorted to using people as algae feedstock into a stasis pod after he snaps and attacks some of the crew.



* InterspeciesRomance: Raj prefers other leopards but has some relations with other species, most notably off-and-on sex with a human girl on Hobson's Choice, one of whose friends has a wolf stepfather and marries a fox. Jotun has a short relationship with a vixen barmaid (and pays her med school tuition). Dialene is a vixen with a thing for felines, but [[spoiler: ends up with another fox]] and her boss marries one of her siberian tiger bodyguards.
* [[LastGirlWins Last Guy Wins]]: Of all the males Dialene sleeps with and the few she has a meaningful relationship with, [[spoiler: she ends up with Ron, introduced almost 3/4 into her novella.]]

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* InterspeciesRomance: Raj prefers other leopards but has some relations with other species, most notably off-and-on sex with a human girl on Hobson's Choice, one of whose friends has a wolf stepfather and marries a fox. Jotun has a short relationship with a vixen barmaid (and pays her med school tuition). Dialene is a vixen with a thing for felines, but [[spoiler: ends up with another fox]] and her human boss marries one of her siberian tiger bodyguards.
* [[LastGirlWins Last Guy Wins]]: LastGirlWins:
** Raj is pledged to Cassandra from the start of the original novel, but she's not seen until the end, and he has a number of flings with other girls, in one case fathering her cubs.
** Of all the females Jotun has fun with, or develops attachments to, he mates with [[spoiler: Jocel, the other agent sent to retrieve or kill him at the 3/4 mark, under the aliases of Balizar and Sharizad.
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Of all the males Dialene sleeps with and the few she has a meaningful relationship with, [[spoiler: she ends up with Ron, introduced almost 3/4 into her novella.]]
19th Jan '14 8:52:54 AM StarSword
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Children Of Steel is a series of sci-fi furry novels written by [[http://www.blackleopard.net/vanstry/ John Van Stry]]. In the twenty-second century labor shortages in humanity's exosolar colonies have been mitigated by the use of genetically engineered "animorphs" created by major corporations and indentured for up to fifty years to their creators, or until they die or manage to pay for their creation and education.

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Children Of Steel ''Children of Steel'' is a series of sci-fi furry novels written by [[http://www.blackleopard.net/vanstry/ John Van Stry]]. In the twenty-second century labor shortages in humanity's exosolar colonies have been mitigated by the use of genetically engineered "animorphs" created by major corporations and indentured for up to fifty years to their creators, or until they die or manage to pay for their creation and education.
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!!This series provides examples of the following tropes:


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* IndenturedServitude: [[PettingZooPeople Animen]] are indentured to their parent company for 50 years or until they've paid off the cost of their gestation and upbringing. Few survive that long.
4th Nov '13 12:13:05 PM zarpaulus
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* BadDreams: Dialene has trauma-induced nightmares from when she was stranded in a crippled shuttle with no atmosphere and no one but what was peft of dead weapons officer and lover.

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* BadDreams: Dialene has trauma-induced nightmares from when she was stranded in a crippled shuttle with no atmosphere and no one but what was peft left of her dead weapons officer and lover.lover.
* BigBrotherInstinct: Raj is fiercely protective of his creche-sisters, even before he received the growth hormones that made him bigger than them. In fact that was why re got those hormones, [[spoiler: he broke several bones trying to protect Cassandra from a caretaker that was attempting to molest her.]]


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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: When Raj is informed that [[spoiler: Cassandra was killed in an attack by Anti-Anns]] he goes berserk and is only convinced to get under control when he's reminded that he can't get revenge for her if security executes him. Naturally, [[spoiler: once he signs on with special forces he recklessly tears a bloody swath across multiple extremist bases.]]
20th Oct '13 7:43:38 AM zarpaulus
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* StrictlyFormula: The four books follow a similar plot line: The point of view character is introduced, they meander around space working off their contract to Tri-Star, they enlist in the war between the corporations and an extremist group that hates morphs, [[spoiler: then they find a mate and settle down, relative to their previous life.]] ''Danger Money'' differs slightly in that it takes place before the war.
17th May '13 12:05:00 PM luagha
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* AcePilot: Raj, Dialene

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* AcePilot: Raj, DialeneDialene. Raj is also very good, but hasn't technically qualified for ace yet.
15th May '13 4:58:15 PM JohnVS
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* DeathWorld: In the first book Raj surveys two planets with massive native predators, the first one is an IcePlanet but the second seems innocous at first. Then a herd of giant carnivorous saurioids trample their base and eat most of the expedition team.

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* DeathWorld: In the first book Raj surveys two planets with massive native predators, the first one is an IcePlanet but the second seems innocous at first. [[spoiler: Then a herd of giant carnivorous saurioids trample their base and eat most of the expedition team.]]
1st Jan '13 8:36:43 PM zarpaulus
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* BadDreams: Dialene has trauma-induced nightmares from when she was stranded in a crippled shuttle with no atmosphere and no one but what was peft of dead weapons officer and lover.


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* UterineReplicator: used in animorph creation, the rent is included in their indenture bill.
1st Jan '13 4:39:32 PM zarpaulus
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* TheReveal: Balizar and Sharizad, the head of the Astra's leopard clan and his mate in "Children of Steel" are actually [[spoiler: ex-assassins Jotun and Jocel from "Danger Money".]]
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