History Literature / Deadgirl

3rd May '15 9:43:55 PM nombretomado
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* TheGrimReaper: Everybody has their own personal one, usually referred to as a [[ClassicalMythology Mors]].

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* TheGrimReaper: Everybody has their own personal one, usually referred to as a [[ClassicalMythology [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Mors]].
22nd May '14 7:56:50 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* AffablyEvil: Abraham tries this.
* TheBechdelTest
* CessationOfExistence: The next step for Phantoms, unless they can somehow avoid it.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Daphne.
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Puck to a degree. Also revealed at the end: [[spoiler:Daphne]].
* FinalDeath: What Lucy is desperately trying to avoid. [[spoiler:What she sends Abraham to in order to do that]].
* FirstEpisodeResurrection
* FirstPersonSmartass: Lucy. This isn't at all surprising, given the author.

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* %%* AffablyEvil: Abraham tries this.
* %%* TheBechdelTest
* BitterSweetEnding: In the end, [[spoiler:Lucy defeats Abraham, meaning she's essentially achieved a type of {{immortality}}]], but [[spoiler:Zack sacrifices his feelings for Lucy to give her the essence she needs to fight. Morgan is shattered by her role in Abraham's demise, and Lucy's relationship with her parents might be damaged beyond repair]].
* CessationOfExistence: The next step for Phantoms, unless they can somehow avoid it.
* %%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Daphne.
* %%* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Puck to a degree. Also revealed at the end: [[spoiler:Daphne]].
* FinalDeath: What Lucy is desperately trying to avoid.avoid premanently dying. [[spoiler:What she sends Abraham to in order to do that]].
* FirstEpisodeResurrection
FirstEpisodeResurrection: Lucy is shot dead in the first scene. Then she comes back as a zombie.
* FirstPersonSmartass: Lucy. This isn't at all surprising, given the author.



* TheHeroDies: In the prologue. But if you didn't suspect that [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin from the title]]...
* LifeEnergy
* MeaningfulName: [[Literature/TheBible Abraham]]. [[Creator/WilliamShakespeare Robin Goodman]].
* MundaneAfterlife: The Grey, sort of. Mundane, yes, afterlife... well, it's not quite that permanent.
* OurGhostsAreDifferent
* OurSoulsAreDifferent

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* TheHeroDies: In the prologue. But if you didn't suspect that [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin prologue.
* LifeEnergy: Phantoms steal this
from the title]]...
* LifeEnergy
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others to stay "alive".
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MeaningfulName: [[Literature/TheBible Abraham]]. [[Creator/WilliamShakespeare Robin Goodman]].
* MundaneAfterlife: The Grey, sort of. Mundane, yes, afterlife... well, it's It's mundane and an afterlife but not quite that permanent.
* %%* OurGhostsAreDifferent
* %%* OurSoulsAreDifferent



* PyrrhicVictory: In the end, [[spoiler:Lucy defeats Abraham, meaning she's essentially achieved a type of {{immortality}}]], but [[spoiler:Zack sacrifices his feelings for Lucy to give her the essence she needs to fight, Morgan is shattered by her role in Abraham's demise, and Lucy's relationship with her parents might be damaged beyond repair]].



* ShrinkingViolet: Wanda.
* TallDarkAndHandsome: [[LoveInterest Zack]].
* VampiricDraining: How Phantoms stay "alive." When they go too long without... "eating," first they start [[ImColdSoCold to freeze]] and develop an UndeathlyPallor, then they begin to fade, becoming both [[IntangibleMan intangible]] and [[{{Invisibility}} invisible]]. [[CessationOfExistence And then]]...

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* %%* ShrinkingViolet: Wanda.
* %%* TallDarkAndHandsome: [[LoveInterest Zack]].
* VampiricDraining: How Phantoms stay "alive." When they go too long without... without "eating," first they start [[ImColdSoCold to freeze]] and develop an UndeathlyPallor, then they begin to fade, becoming both [[IntangibleMan intangible]] and [[{{Invisibility}} invisible]]. [[CessationOfExistence And then]]...invisible]] and then CessationOfExistence.
12th Dec '12 8:43:28 AM DoveAlexa
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* HairOfGold: Lucy's gorgeous best friend Morgan.
13th Jul '12 6:23:29 PM Zenbryo
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* AffablyEvil: Abraham tries this.
17th Apr '12 9:26:11 PM chellerrific
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* ResurrectiveImmortality: Phantoms, as long as they remember to [[LifeEnergy eat]] and don't get caught by their [[TheGrimReaper Mors]]. It's somewhat conditional immortality, but even Superman has kryptonite.

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* ResurrectiveImmortality: Phantoms, as long as they remember to [[LifeEnergy [[VampiricDraining eat]] and don't get caught by their [[TheGrimReaper Mors]]. It's somewhat conditional immortality, but even Superman has kryptonite.
17th Apr '12 9:25:18 PM chellerrific
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* LifeEnergy: How Phantoms stay "alive." When they go too long without... "eating," first they start [[ImColdSoCold to freeze]] and develop an UndeathlyPallor, then they begin to fade, becoming both [[IntangibleMan intangible]] and [[{{Invisibility}} invisible]]. [[CessationOfExistence And then]]...

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* LifeEnergy: How Phantoms stay "alive." When they go too long without... "eating," first they start [[ImColdSoCold to freeze]] and develop an UndeathlyPallor, then they begin to fade, becoming both [[IntangibleMan intangible]] and [[{{Invisibility}} invisible]]. [[CessationOfExistence And then]]...LifeEnergy


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* VampiricDraining: How Phantoms stay "alive." When they go too long without... "eating," first they start [[ImColdSoCold to freeze]] and develop an UndeathlyPallor, then they begin to fade, becoming both [[IntangibleMan intangible]] and [[{{Invisibility}} invisible]]. [[CessationOfExistence And then]]...
17th Apr '12 9:23:56 PM chellerrific
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Not related to the [[{{Film/Deadgirl}} film of the same name]]. Probably.
17th Apr '12 9:18:52 PM chellerrific
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* MeaningfulName: Abraham. [[Creator/WilliamShakespeare Robin Goodman]].

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* MeaningfulName: Abraham.[[Literature/TheBible Abraham]]. [[Creator/WilliamShakespeare Robin Goodman]].
17th Apr '12 9:17:56 PM chellerrific
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''Deadgirl'' is the debut novel by young adult author B.C. Johnson. It follows the story of Lucy Day, a fifteen-year-old girl who goes out on her first date and ends up [[TheHeroDies shot dead in a parking lot]]. Until she wakes up the next morning [[FirstEpisodeResurrection right as rain]]. [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Sort of]]. As it turns out, it gets a lot harder to survive after you've already died. Who knew?

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!!Provides Examples Of:

* TheBechdelTest
* CessationOfExistence: The next step for Phantoms, unless they can somehow avoid it.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Daphne.
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Puck to a degree. Also revealed at the end: [[spoiler:Daphne]].
* FinalDeath: What Lucy is desperately trying to avoid. [[spoiler:What she sends Abraham to in order to do that]].
* FirstEpisodeResurrection
* FirstPersonSmartass: Lucy. This isn't at all surprising, given the author.
* TheGrimReaper: Everybody has their own personal one, usually referred to as a [[ClassicalMythology Mors]].
* HairOfGold: Lucy's gorgeous best friend Morgan.
* TheHeroDies: In the prologue. But if you didn't suspect that [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin from the title]]...
* LifeEnergy: How Phantoms stay "alive." When they go too long without... "eating," first they start [[ImColdSoCold to freeze]] and develop an UndeathlyPallor, then they begin to fade, becoming both [[IntangibleMan intangible]] and [[{{Invisibility}} invisible]]. [[CessationOfExistence And then]]...
* MeaningfulName: Abraham. [[Creator/WilliamShakespeare Robin Goodman]].
* MundaneAfterlife: The Grey, sort of. Mundane, yes, afterlife... well, it's not quite that permanent.
* OurGhostsAreDifferent
* OurSoulsAreDifferent
* PsychicPowers: Part and parcel of [[CameBackStrong coming back strong]].
* PyrrhicVictory: In the end, [[spoiler:Lucy defeats Abraham, meaning she's essentially achieved a type of {{immortality}}]], but [[spoiler:Zack sacrifices his feelings for Lucy to give her the essence she needs to fight, Morgan is shattered by her role in Abraham's demise, and Lucy's relationship with her parents might be damaged beyond repair]].
* RapeAsDrama: Attempted and completed both come up once or twice each.
* ResurrectiveImmortality: Phantoms, as long as they remember to [[LifeEnergy eat]] and don't get caught by their [[TheGrimReaper Mors]]. It's somewhat conditional immortality, but even Superman has kryptonite.
* ShrinkingViolet: Wanda.
* TallDarkAndHandsome: [[LoveInterest Zack]].
* WrongGenreSavvy: Lucy spends a lot of time analyzing the reasons why she can't be a ghost, or a vampire, or a zombie. As it turns out, the movies were wrong.
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