History Literature / HeirApparent

10th Oct '15 11:29:26 AM Scabbard
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* ThinkOfTheChildren: the aforementioned parent-groups rallying cry. [[{{Hypocrite}} Yeah....]]
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* ThinkOfTheChildren: the The aforementioned parent-groups rallying cry. [[{{Hypocrite}} Yeah....]]
5th Oct '15 7:33:05 PM lalalei2001
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It has two companions books set in the same universe, ''Deadly Pink'' and ''User Unfriendly''.
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It has two companions companion books set in the same universe, ''Deadly Pink'' and ''User Unfriendly''.
5th Oct '15 7:32:56 PM lalalei2001
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It has two companions books set in the same universe, ''Deadly Pink'' and ''User Unfriendly''.
5th Oct '15 7:15:28 PM Jayalaw
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* ABirthdayNotABreak: Inverted; Giannine was just going to the VR place for the fun of it, but she ends up literally having to fight for her life when the mob that attacks the arcade sabotage her machine. She lampshades it.

* ActuallyIAmHim: Giannine freaks out when she wakes up and sees [[spoiler: Kenric holding her]], and has to be reassured that [[spoiler: it's Nigel Rasmussem.]] He lampshades the fact that [[spoiler: he used an image of his uncle to warm her about what happened.]]

* TheChainsOfCommanding: Giannine finds this out the hard way as Janine, trying to spare a peasant boy who was caught stealing and trespassing and her choices affect the game run. On top of that, she has to feed an army, [[spoiler: placate an enemy tribe head]], and survive her murderous (fictional) family.

* DisappearedDad: Giannine's father never shows up for her birthday; the story starts because he gave her a certificate for a VR experience.

* FailsafeFailure: What traps her in the game. In the designers defense, the failsafes only failed due to an angry mob of [[KnightTemplar overzealous]] [[MoralGuardian moral guardians]] smashing the device to hell and back.
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* EverythingIsTryingToKillYou: Including your family in the game. * FailsafeFailure: What traps her in the game. In the designers designer's defense, the failsafes only failed due to an angry mob of [[KnightTemplar overzealous]] [[MoralGuardian moral guardians]] smashing the device to hell and back.

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* FailsafeFailure: What traps her in the game. In the designers defense, the failsafes only failed due to an angry mob of [[KnightTemplar overzealous]] [[MoralGuardian moral guardians]] smashing the device to hell MaybeEverAfter: Giannine [[spoiler: and back.Nigel Rasmussem]] after she wakes up.

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* FailsafeFailure: What traps her in the game. In the designers defense, the failsafes only failed due to an angry mob of [[KnightTemplar overzealous]] [[MoralGuardian moral guardians]] smashing the device to hell and back.OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Giannine's father never shows up for special events, but Giannine knows something is up when [[spoiler: he comes after hearing that she nearly died playing a VR game]].

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* FailsafeFailure: What traps ShipTease: Janine and Kenric during the game, [[spoiler: Giannine and Nigel in real life given he's holding her in the game. In the designers defense, the failsafes only failed due to an angry mob of [[KnightTemplar overzealous]] [[MoralGuardian moral guardians]] smashing the device to hell and back.as she wakes up]].

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* FailsafeFailure: What traps her in the game. In the designers defense, the failsafes only failed due to an angry mob of [[KnightTemplar overzealous]] [[MoralGuardian moral guardians]] smashing the device to hell and back.TeenGenius: [[spoiler: Nigel]] isn't that much older than Giannine.
23rd Sep '15 3:01:32 PM Morgenthaler
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Properly alligned the image.
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16th Aug '15 2:01:54 AM rjd1922
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* SheIsTheKing
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* SheIsTheKingSheIsTheKing: Andreanna, the former king's wife, is referred to as "Queen", but Janine aims to become the ''king'' rather than the queen.
16th Aug '15 1:57:04 AM rjd1922
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* SaveScumming
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* SaveScummingSaveScumming: Sort of; Giannine uses knowledge from previous playthroughs to make her decisions.

* SplitPersonality: Sorta. Giannine becomes Janine, complete with FakeMemories designed by the gaming center.
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* SplitPersonality: Sorta.Sort of. Giannine becomes Janine, complete with FakeMemories designed by the gaming center.
16th Aug '15 1:54:30 AM rjd1922
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CPOC presumably believes their own message, which makes them just regular hypocrites rather than Straw Hypocrites.
* FailOSuckyname: ''Nigel'' Rasmussem. He even says that it's his motivation for starting the company to make a name for himself.

* FailOSuckyname: ''Nigel'' Rasmussem. He even says that it's his motivation for starting {{Hypocrite}}: The Citizens To Protect Our Children kick off the company to make a name for himself.main plot by breaking into the Rasmussen center and smashing up the equipment, endangering Giannine in the process.

* MoralGuardians: That turn into KnightTemplar [[StrawHypocrite Straw Hypocrites]] when they break into the gaming center and smash up the equipment, endangering Giannine's life. Sister Mary Ursula also has very strong anti-magic views, despite almost nothing bad ever coming of them. * MrFanservice: Part of the reason Giannine chooses to play ''Heir Apparent'' is because she found the male characters attractive.
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* MoralGuardians: That turn into KnightTemplar [[StrawHypocrite Straw Hypocrites]] {{Hypocrite}}s when they break into the gaming center and smash up the equipment, endangering Giannine's life. Sister Mary Ursula also has very strong anti-magic views, despite almost nothing bad ever coming of them. * MrFanservice: Part of the reason Giannine chooses to play ''Heir Apparent'' is because she found the male characters attractive.attractive, particularly Kenric.

* StrawHypocrite: The Citizens To Protect Our Children kick off the main plot by breaking into the Rasmussen center and smashing up the equipment, endangering Giannine in the process.

* ThinkOfTheChildren: the aforementioned parent-groups rallying cry. Yeah.... * TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: Computer-operated buses, full-immersion virtual reality games...
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* ThinkOfTheChildren: the aforementioned parent-groups rallying cry. Yeah.... [[{{Hypocrite}} Yeah....]] * TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: Computer-operated buses, genetically endineered mini-dragons, full-immersion virtual reality games...games... * UnfortunateName: ''Nigel'' Rasmussem. He even says that it's his motivation for starting the company to make a name for himself.
21st Jul '15 11:59:14 AM Exxolon
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Not related the the fourth ''Literature/GuardiansOfTheFlame'' book ''The Heir Apparant''.
13th Feb '14 2:25:17 PM ChaoticNovelist
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Big Badass Wolf is no longer a trope. It has been replaced by an index for Wolf Tropes
* BigBadassWolf: [[spoiler:Wulfgar in wolf form.]]

** Wulfgar. [[spoiler:You'll soon see [[BigBadassWolf why]].]]
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** Wulfgar. [[spoiler:You'll soon see [[BigBadassWolf why]].why.]]

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** Wulfgar. [[spoiler:You'll soon see [[BigBadassWolf why]].* WolfMan: [[spoiler:Wulfgar in wolf form.]]
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