History Literature / GlassHouse

24th Aug '17 9:03:22 AM SeptimusHeap
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A work of SpeculativeFiction by Creator/CharlesStross. A galactic civil war serves as a FramingDevice for TheStepfordWives RecycledINSPACE

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A work of SpeculativeFiction by Creator/CharlesStross. A galactic civil war serves as a FramingDevice for TheStepfordWives Literature/TheStepfordWives RecycledINSPACE
18th Jul '17 1:25:59 AM Baeraad555
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* PreClimaxClimax: Since the house is under surveillance, Reeve and Sam plan their attack on the Glasshouse authorities in the shower. Once they're finished planning, well, [[OneThingLedToAnother one thing leads to another...]]

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* PreClimaxClimax: Since the house is under surveillance, Reeve and Sam plan their attack on the Glasshouse authorities in the shower. Once they're finished planning, well, [[OneThingLedToAnother one thing leads leads]] [[ShowerOfLove to another...]]
18th Jul '17 1:23:18 AM Baeraad555
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* XanatosGambit: Reeve tries to escape the Glasshouse, but gets caught [[spoiler: and subtly brainwashed into a StepfordSmiler]]. However, [[spoiler: before trying to escape she created a copy of herself, which can plot the overthrow of the Glasshouse authorities at leisure since they now believe that Reeve's been neutralised.]]

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* XanatosGambit: Reeve tries to escape the Glasshouse, but gets caught [[spoiler: and subtly brainwashed into a StepfordSmiler]]. However, [[spoiler: before trying to escape she created a copy of herself, which while also [[MemoryGambit deleting her own memories of having done so.]] The Reeve-copy can plot the overthrow of the Glasshouse authorities at leisure since they now believe that Reeve's been neutralised.]]
18th Jul '17 1:20:31 AM Baeraad555
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* XanatosGambit: Reeve tries to escape the Glasshouse, but gets caught [[spoiler: and subtly brainwashed into a StepfordSmiler]]. However, [[spoiler: before trying to escape she created a copy of herself, which can plot the overthrow of the Glasshouse authorities at leisure since they now believe that Reeve's been neutralised.]]
18th Jul '17 1:07:59 AM Baeraad555
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* ButIWouldReallyEnjoyIt: Reeve and Sam have a ''ton'' of UnresolvedSexualTension, but they can't sleep together for a variety of reasons, including the fact that [[MandatoryMotherhood birth control is not allowed in the Glasshouse.]] They both struggle with it, but [[AllWomenAreLustful she seems to have a harder time resisting the temptation than he does.]]


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* PreClimaxClimax: Since the house is under surveillance, Reeve and Sam plan their attack on the Glasshouse authorities in the shower. Once they're finished planning, well, [[OneThingLedToAnother one thing leads to another...]]
1st Apr '16 9:35:54 AM TheFifthHorseman
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** It gets worse: WordOfGod [http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2013/06/crib-sheet-glasshouse.html#comment-1455912 states] that [[spoiler:[[TheBadGuyWins "<The war> was "won" except nobody knows what the worm was trying to censor. (Implicit upshot: the war is over because the bad guys won, and censored their victory from the memories of their entire culture.)"]]]]

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** It gets worse: WordOfGod [http://www.[[http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2013/06/crib-sheet-glasshouse.html#comment-1455912 states] states]] that [[spoiler:[[TheBadGuyWins "<The war> was "won" except nobody knows what the worm was trying to censor. (Implicit upshot: the war is over because the bad guys won, and censored their victory from the memories of their entire culture.)"]]]]
1st Apr '16 9:35:12 AM TheFifthHorseman
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** It gets worse: WordOfGod [http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2013/06/crib-sheet-glasshouse.html#comment-1455912 states] that [[spoiler:[[TheBadGuyWins "<The war> was "won" except nobody knows what the worm was trying to censor. (Implicit upshot: the war is over because the bad guys won, and censored their victory from the memories of their entire culture.)"]]]]


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*** No, that was explained in the book as a result of a warning system put into place to detect future outbreaks. It is not caused by the virus itself, but rather is triggered by the infection.
12th Aug '15 11:50:18 AM HunterJE
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* StockWeaponNames: "Vorpal blades" are likely an in-universe example.
9th Dec '14 7:33:36 AM AhZ1aja6
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A work of SpeculativeFiction by Creator/CharlesStross.

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A work of SpeculativeFiction by Creator/CharlesStross.
Creator/CharlesStross. A galactic civil war serves as a FramingDevice for TheStepfordWives RecycledINSPACE
25th Sep '14 8:22:56 AM TrustBen
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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Dr. Hanta is named after a nasty kind of virus that tore through the Navajo nations in 1993. {{Subverted| trope}} in that she is the one experimenter Reeve trusts implicitly. {{Double subverted| trope}} when she learns [[MindManipulation why]].
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