History Literature / EscapeFromFurnace

19th Jun '16 6:28:00 PM DoctorCooper
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* CrapsackWorld
* DarkIsEvil
* DeusAngstMachina

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* %%* CrapsackWorld
* %%* DarkIsEvil
* %%* DeusAngstMachina



* EarnYourHappyEnding

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* %%* EarnYourHappyEnding



* PeerPressureMakesYouEvil

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* %%* PeerPressureMakesYouEvil


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* PrisonersWork: Prisoners in the eponymous 'Furnace' prison are forced to use pickaxes to mine out new rooms in order to expand the place (the prison is located underground).
1st May '16 10:06:05 PM Squishy3000
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[[caption-width-right:199:The cover to the third book, rejected for being too scary]]

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[[caption-width-right:199:The original cover to for the third book, book. It was rejected for being too scary]]
scary.]]



--> -- ''The Warden''

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--> -- ''The Warden''
Warden'' (series tagline)



* AdultsAreUseless - Kids are being dragged down to be tortured for life at an underground penitentiary and nobody even cares. Alex vaguely mentions about there being protests, but mostly, adults are just glad of getting rid of the problematic kids. TeensAreMonsters is a common belief in that world, though, what explains the mentality.

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* AdultsAreUseless - Kids are being dragged down to be tortured for life at an underground penitentiary and nobody even cares. Alex vaguely mentions about there being protests, but mostly, adults are just glad of getting to get rid of the problematic kids. TeensAreMonsters is a common belief in that world, though, what which explains the mentality.



* AmbiguouslyGay: Zee sure was into Alex after [[spoiler: he became a blacksuit]]
* BigBad: Alfred Furnace
* BiggerBad: [[spoiler: The Stranger]]
* TheBigGuy: Donovan, Gary, [[spoiler: Alex after becoming a blacksuit]]
* TheBerserker: [[spoiler:The Berserkers, Gary and Alex]]

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* AmbiguouslyGay: Zee sure was into Alex after [[spoiler: he became a blacksuit]]
blacksuit.]]
* BigBad: Alfred Furnace
Furnace.
* BiggerBad: [[spoiler: The Stranger]]
Stranger.]]
* TheBigGuy: Donovan, Gary, [[spoiler: Alex after becoming a blacksuit]]
blacksuit.]]
* TheBerserker: [[spoiler:The Berserkers, Gary and Alex]]Alex.]]



* BloodKnight: [[spoiler: Alex tries to not become this but when his BerserkButton is pushed watch out]]

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* BloodKnight: [[spoiler: Alex tries to not become this but when his BerserkButton is pushed pushed, watch out]] out.]]



* CainAndAbel: [[spoiler: Supposedly Alfred to his brother Jozef, but really it was all a set up by the stranger]].

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* CainAndAbel: [[spoiler: Supposedly Alfred to his brother Jozef, Jószef, but really it was all a set up by the stranger]].



* EvilIsDeathlyCold: Again, the Stranger

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* EvilIsDeathlyCold: Again, the StrangerStranger.



** The warden [[spoiler: up until ''Fugitives'']]
** [[spoiler: Colonel Alice Pananettrie in ''Execution'']].

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** The warden Warden Cross [[spoiler: up (up until ''Fugitives'']]
''Fugitives'').]]
** [[spoiler: Colonel Alice Pananettrie Panettiere in ''Execution'']].



* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Alex during the first book after he gets thrown in the Furnace, again in the third book after he becomes a blacksuit and for the final time also in the third book]]

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* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Alex Alex: during the first book after he gets thrown in the Furnace, again in the third book after he becomes a blacksuit blacksuit, and for the final time also again in the third book]]same book when he recovers from the warden's brainwashing.]]



* ICanRuleAlone:

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* ICanRuleAlone:ICanRuleAlone



* KickTheMoralityPet - [[spoiler: Ozzie's death by Alex' hands]]

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* KickTheMoralityPet - [[spoiler: Ozzie's death by Alex' hands]]hands.]]



* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane - While Escape from Furnace explain its horrors through science, The Night Children short story has this incredibly creepy lore to explain the exact same things.
* MercyKill - [[spoiler: Donovan, by Alex. Zee tries to do the samething to Alex, and asks Alex to do it for him as well]]
* ANaziByAnyOtherName - [[spoiler: Furnace and Warden Cross were actually nazis, which explain their desire to create a Master Race and rule the World.]]
* NoSwastikas - Guess what the Furnace symbol stands for?
* NotSoAboveItAll: Zee reveals he's this in Fugitives [[spoiler: when it's revealed he used to TWOC (took without consent) cars]]

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane - While Escape from Furnace explain explains its horrors through science, The Night Children short story has this incredibly Children uses creepy lore to explain the exact same things.
* MercyKill - [[spoiler: Donovan, by Alex. Zee tries to do the samething to Alex, and asks Alex to do it for him as well]]
well.]]
* ANaziByAnyOtherName - [[spoiler: Furnace and Warden Cross were actually nazis, Nazis, which explain explains their desire to create a Master Race and rule the World.world.]]
* NoSwastikas - Guess what the Furnace Partially subverted. While Furnace's symbol stands for?
is rather a blatant stand-in (especially on its flag: red backdrop, white circle, black symbol), swastikas are directly mentioned in [[spoiler: a dream Alex has while becoming a blacksuit in ''Death Sentence''.]]
* NotSoAboveItAll: Zee reveals he's this in Fugitives [[spoiler: when it's revealed he used to TWOC (took without consent) cars]]carjack.]]



* SoProudOfYou - The warden to [[spoiler: Alex]]. Of course, it turns into DisappointedInYou very fast.

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* SoProudOfYou - The warden to [[spoiler: Alex]]. Of course, it turns into DisappointedInYou very fast.quickly.



* TeensAreMonsters:
** Furnace was founded in reaction to the "Summer of Slaughter", in which the rate of major crimes (especially murder) skyrocketed.
** Inside Furnace, some particularly... exciting inmates fit this trope perfectly.



* TookALevelInBadass - Alex [[spoiler: after becoming a Blacksuit.]]

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* TookALevelInBadass - Alex [[spoiler: after becoming a Blacksuit.blacksuit.]]
30th Oct '13 11:48:01 PM Vasha
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Escape from Furnace is a series of five books written by Alexander Gordon Smith detailing the adventures of [[AuthorAvatar Alex Sawyer]] in [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin escaping Furnace]] - an underground penitentiary for teenage criminals.

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Escape '''Escape from Furnace Furnace''' is a series of five books written by Alexander Gordon Smith detailing the adventures of [[AuthorAvatar Alex Sawyer]] in [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin escaping Furnace]] - an underground penitentiary for teenage criminals.



* WasOnceAMan - [[spoiler: Every horror in Furnace Penitentiary. ''[[KickTheDog Except the dogs]]'']]

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* WasOnceAMan - [[spoiler: Every horror in Furnace Penitentiary. ''[[KickTheDog Except the dogs]]'']]dogs]]'']]

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4th Jul '13 2:22:03 PM randomtroper89
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* CainandAbel: [[spoiler: Supposedly Alfred to his brother Jozef, but really it was all a set up by the stranger]].
* CelibateHero

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* CainandAbel: CainAndAbel: [[spoiler: Supposedly Alfred to his brother Jozef, but really it was all a set up by the stranger]].
* CelibateHero
stranger]].
4th Jul '13 2:20:59 PM randomtroper89
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** BiggerBad: [[spoiler: The stranger]]

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** * BiggerBad: [[spoiler: The stranger]]Stranger]]



** The warden
** [[spoiler: Pananettrie in Book 5 ]].

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** The warden
warden [[spoiler: up until ''Fugitives'']]
** [[spoiler: Colonel Alice Pananettrie in Book 5 ]].''Execution'']].


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* ICanRuleAlone:
4th Jul '13 10:46:47 AM randomtroper89
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* "Lockdown"
* "Solitary"
* "Death Sentence"
* "Fugitives"
* "Execution"

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* "Lockdown"
''Lockdown''
* "Solitary"
''Solitary''
* "Death Sentence"
''Death Sentence''
* "Fugitives"
''Fugitives''
* "Execution"
''Execution''



* BigBad - The warden.
** BiggerBad - Alfred Furnace.
** [[spoiler: BigBadEnsemble: The stranger and Pananettrie get added to the mix in Book 5 ]].

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* BigBad - The warden.
** BiggerBad -
BigBad: Alfred Furnace.
Furnace
** BiggerBad: [[spoiler: BigBadEnsemble: The stranger and Pananettrie get added to the mix in Book 5 ]].stranger]]


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* TheHeavy:
** The warden
** [[spoiler: Pananettrie in Book 5 ]].
18th Jun '13 10:55:53 PM theaceoverkings
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* WasOnceAMan - [[spoiler: Every horror in furnace]]

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* WasOnceAMan - [[spoiler: Every horror in furnace]]Furnace Penitentiary. ''[[KickTheDog Except the dogs]]'']]
18th Jun '13 10:49:15 PM theaceoverkings
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--> -- ''The warden''

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--> -- ''The warden''
Warden''
7th Mar '13 9:23:38 AM BronyHeresy
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* DarkIsEvil


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* EldritchAbomination: The Stranger.
* EvilIsDeathlyCold: Again, the Stranger
12th Feb '13 7:20:32 PM mapleman555
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* CainandAbel: [[spoiler: Supposedly Alfred to his brother Jozef, but really it was all a set up by the stranger]].

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* CainandAbel: [[spoiler: Supposedly Alfred to his brother Jozef, but really it was all a set up by the stranger]]. stranger]].
* CelibateHero


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* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Alex during the first book after he gets thrown in the Furnace, again in the third book after he becomes a blacksuit and for the final time also in the third book]]
** HeelFaceRevolvingDoor
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