History Literature / ChooseYourOwnAdventure

30th May '17 11:28:12 PM BattleMaster
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** In ''Secret of the Ninja'', the POV chara is a long-haired boy. The sequel switches him to a long-haired girl.

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** In ''Secret of the Ninja'', the POV chara is a long-haired boy. The sequel switches him to a long-haired girl. Though given that the illustrations in ''Secret of the Ninja'' depicted the protagonist as a girl, this might have been a case where it was intended for the protagonist to be female all along.
28th May '17 1:31:07 PM TristanJeremiah
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* DeathInASlapOnTheWrist: You died? Flip back to the other page and choose a different option.

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* DeathInASlapOnTheWrist: DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist: You died? Flip back to the other page and choose a different option.
28th May '17 1:30:28 PM TristanJeremiah
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* DeathInASlapOnTheWrist: You died? Flip back to the other page and choose a different option.
10th May '17 5:25:39 PM PondscumPete
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** In an ending of ''Statue of Liberty Adventure'' after hunting a hidden fortune and duping some gangsters you [[spoiler:slip at the top of a staircase and die immediately.]]
7th May '17 11:57:26 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* BittersweetEnding: Some of the "good" endings merely consists in the protagonist surviving or stopping the BigBad temporarily, or implying that ''perhaps'' he/she will have success in the future. i.e., Louise Munro Foley's "Highland Crest" has the ending where the protagonist [[spoiler: the protagonist ''almost'' gets roped into a complot against [[IronLady Lady Sarah]] and, while she forgives him/her, the talk they have is rather bittersweet.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: Some of the "good" endings merely consists in the protagonist surviving or stopping the BigBad temporarily, or implying that ''perhaps'' he/she will have success in the future. i.e., Louise Munro Foley's "Highland Crest" has the ending where the protagonist [[spoiler: the protagonist ''almost'' main character [[spoiler:''almost'' gets roped into a complot against [[IronLady Lady]] [[BigGood Sara]] and, though the SmugSnake in charge [[AssholeVictim becomes a victim of the crest's curse]] and Lady Sarah]] and, while she Sarah forgives him/her, the protagonist, the talk they have is rather bittersweet.]]
1st May '17 4:46:39 PM Discord_and_Dine
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* BalefulPolymorph: This trope is the whole point of "You Are a Shark". As punishment for dishonoring a Buddhist temple, the monk curses you to live the lives of many animals until you learn from your mistakes.

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* BalefulPolymorph: This trope is the whole point of "You ''You Are a Shark".Shark''. As punishment for dishonoring a Buddhist temple, the monk curses you to live the lives of many animals until you learn from your mistakes.
1st May '17 4:45:46 PM Discord_and_Dine
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1st May '17 4:45:22 PM Discord_and_Dine
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* BalefulPolymorph: This trope is the whole point of "You Are a Shark". As punishment for dishonoring a Buddhist temple, the monk curses you to live the lives of many animals until you learn from your mistakes.
26th Apr '17 9:19:42 AM GlitteringFlowers
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** The POV character in ''The Mystery of Ura Senke'' is a boy, but in ''The Case of the Silk King'', which references your achievements in the former book, the POV character is a girl.

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** The POV character in ''The Mystery of Ura Senke'' is a boy, but in ''The Case of the Silk King'', which references your the protagonist's achievements in the former book, the POV character is a girl.
** In ''Secret of the Ninja'', the POV chara is a long-haired boy. The sequel switches him to a long-haired
girl.



* GuileHero: ''Every'' protagonist, hopefully, seeing as these gamebooks have no fighting mechanic. Richard Brightfield wrote a whole slew of books that were "Master of <insert martial arts style>", though, and Jay Liebold wrote a string of them where your character is a ninja master.

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* GuileHero: ''Every'' protagonist, hopefully, seeing as these gamebooks have no fighting mechanic. Richard Brightfield wrote a whole slew of books that were "Master of <insert martial arts style>", though, and Jay Liebold wrote a string of them where your the character is a ninja master.



* InfantImmortality: Averted. You're a kid in most of the books. You can die. Many different ways. Crushed, eaten, drowning, fading into nonexistence, and many many more.
* KidHero: The majority of the books in the series. One notable aversion is ''Your Code Name is Jonah'' (reissued as ''Spy Trap'') in which you are clearly an adult.

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* InfantImmortality: Averted. You're The main character is a kid teenager in most of the books. You They can die. Many different ways. Crushed, eaten, drowning, fading into nonexistence, and many many more.
* KidHero: The majority of the books in the series. One notable aversion is ''Your Code Name is Jonah'' (reissued as ''Spy Trap'') in which you are the protagonist is clearly an adult.
26th Apr '17 9:17:40 AM GlitteringFlowers
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** R.A. Montgomery often gives his POV characters troubled backstories, e.g. your parents are divorced or in the process of divorcing, one or both of your parents are dead, etc.
** Jay Leibold is fond of historical settings, e.g. World War II in ''Sabotage'', colonial America in ''Spy for George Washington'', etc.
* AuthorAvatar: You actually get to ''meet'' Edward Packard himself in ''Hyperspace''.

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** R.A. Montgomery often gives his POV characters troubled backstories, e.g. your the protagonist's parents are divorced or in the process of divorcing, one or both of your the parents are dead, etc.
** Jay Leibold is fond of historical settings, e.g. World War II in ''Sabotage'', colonial America in ''Spy for George Washington'', Medieval Japan in ''Secret of the Ninja'' and its sequels etc.
* AuthorAvatar: You The protagonist actually get to ''meet'' Edward Packard himself in ''Hyperspace''.



* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: In ''The First Olympics'', one of the endings has your character having so much fun in ancient Greece you wish you'd stay forever, all while looking at a statue of Zeus. Let's just say Zeus is more than happy to oblige, and promptly turns you into a statue, thus granting your wish...somehow.
* BittersweetEnding: Some of the "good" endings merely consists in you surviving or stopping the BigBad temporarily, or implying that ''perhaps'' you will have success in the future.

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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: In ''The First Olympics'', one of the endings has your character having so much fun in ancient Greece you wish you'd stay forever, all while looking at a statue of Zeus. Let's just say Zeus is more than happy to oblige, and promptly turns you into a statue, thus granting your wish... somehow.
* BittersweetEnding: Some of the "good" endings merely consists in you the protagonist surviving or stopping the BigBad temporarily, or implying that ''perhaps'' you he/she will have success in the future.future. i.e., Louise Munro Foley's "Highland Crest" has the ending where the protagonist [[spoiler: the protagonist ''almost'' gets roped into a complot against [[IronLady Lady Sarah]] and, while she forgives him/her, the talk they have is rather bittersweet.]]
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