History Literature / Fade

8th Aug '14 4:03:38 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* BannedInChina: Because it deals with themes of violence and incest, it was featured on the American Library Association's list of the 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books.
30th Oct '13 11:50:05 PM Vasha
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''Fade'' is a novel written by Franco-American horror novelist,[[http://http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Cormier Robert Cormier]] . It tells the story of Paul Moreaux, a teenager in 1938 who has recently discovered he has the power to turn invisible at will, a power he calls "The Fade". Despite the cautions of his uncle Adélard, also a Fader, Paul puts his power to use eavesdropping. This power ends up bringing more [[BlessedWithSuck trouble]] than he bargained for, as he witnesses [[AwfulTruth horrible truth after horrible truth.]]

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''Fade'' is a novel written by Franco-American horror novelist,[[http://http://en.novelist [[http://http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Cormier Robert Cormier]] .Cormier]]. It tells the story of Paul Moreaux, a teenager in 1938 who has recently discovered he has the power to turn invisible at will, a power he calls "The Fade". Despite the cautions of his uncle Adélard, also a Fader, Paul puts his power to use eavesdropping. This power ends up bringing more [[BlessedWithSuck trouble]] than he bargained for, as he witnesses [[AwfulTruth horrible truth after horrible truth.]]



* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: For Ozzie, Paul's nephew who also inherited the Fade.

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* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: For Ozzie, Paul's nephew who also inherited the Fade.Fade.

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1st Mar '13 9:55:40 AM MacronNotes
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* CoolUncle: Paul sees Adélard this way
* CynicismCatalyst: Adélard's current way of life as a wanderer started immediately after his brother Vincent's death.



* [[DeadLittleSister Dead Little Brother]] Adélard's current way of life as a wanderer started immediately after his brother Vincent's death.
* CoolUncle: Paul sees Adélard this way
20th Feb '12 5:11:11 AM electrozebra
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* SuperPowerfulGenetics: The Fade is passed down from Uncle to nephew, with Paul inheriting it from Adélard.
20th Feb '12 5:09:20 AM electrozebra
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* [[spoiler:{{Twincest}}: Paul witnesses this while using the Fade to watch a girl undress]]

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* [[spoiler:{{Twincest}}: Paul witnesses this while using the Fade to watch a girl undress]]undress]]
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: For Ozzie, Paul's nephew who also inherited the Fade.
20th Feb '12 5:05:39 AM electrozebra
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* BannedInChina: Because it deals with themes of violence and incest, it was featured on the American Library Association's list of the 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books.
20th Feb '12 5:00:55 AM electrozebra
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* IncestIsRelative: Presented as a recurring theme in various incarnations, notably with Paul's crush on his Aunt Rosanna.
20th Feb '12 4:57:37 AM electrozebra
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* SexualExtortion: Paul is horrified to discover this has been going on thanks to the Fade.

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* SexualExtortion: Paul is horrified to discover this has been going on thanks to the Fade.Fade.
* [[spoiler:{{Twincest}}: Paul witnesses this while using the Fade to watch a girl undress]]
20th Feb '12 4:46:10 AM electrozebra
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* [[DeadLittleSister Dead Little Brother]] Adélard's current way of life as a wanderer started immediately after his brother Vincent's death.
20th Feb '12 4:44:06 AM electrozebra
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* PowerDegeneration: The Fade eats away at the Fader's life force.

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* PowerDegeneration: The Fade eats away at the Fader's life force.force.
* SexualExtortion: Paul is horrified to discover this has been going on thanks to the Fade.
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