History Literature / IAmLegend

9th Jan '17 12:30:18 AM Xtifr
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

[[quoteright:220:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/iamlegend_cover.jpg]]
12th Dec '16 12:37:32 PM ImperialMajestyXO
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* TheImmune: Neville's immune to the plague.
26th Sep '16 10:11:57 AM Silverblade2
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[spoiler:HumansAreCthulhu]]: [[spoiler: How the partial vampires view Neville. In their eyes, he's an unstoppable monster from the old world slaughtering dozens of innocents during the days for seemingly no reason at all, and through his deeds, he becomes a monster of legends the same way vampires were for the humans, hence the title.]]

to:

* [[spoiler:HumansAreCthulhu]]: HumansAreCthulhu: [[spoiler: How the partial vampires view Neville. In their eyes, he's an unstoppable monster from the old world slaughtering dozens of innocents during the days for seemingly no reason at all, and through his deeds, he becomes a monster of legends the same way vampires were for the humans, hence the title.]]



* VampireHunter: Guess who.

to:

* VampireHunter: Guess who.Robert Neville hunts vampires during the day by staking them when they sleep.
15th May '16 10:40:59 AM lalaTKG
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[spoiler:HumansAreCthulhu]]: [[spoiler: How the partial vampires views Neville. In their eyes, he's an unstoppable monster from the old world slaughtering dozens of innocents during the days for seemingly no reason at all, and through his deeds, he becomes a monster of legends the same way vampires were for the humans, hence the title.]]

to:

* [[spoiler:HumansAreCthulhu]]: [[spoiler: How the partial vampires views view Neville. In their eyes, he's an unstoppable monster from the old world slaughtering dozens of innocents during the days for seemingly no reason at all, and through his deeds, he becomes a monster of legends the same way vampires were for the humans, hence the title.]]
14th Jan '16 9:39:37 AM ashlay
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BecomingTheMask: [[spoiler:Ruth]].

to:

* BecomingTheMask: [[spoiler:Ruth]].[[spoiler:Ruth can't bring herself to hate Neville like the other infected, after spending time with him pretending to be a fellow human survivor.]]
9th Nov '15 7:41:14 AM Reymma
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* [[spoiler:DarkIsNotEvil]]
* {{Deconstruction}}: Not only is it the UrExample of the zombie apocalypse, but it also deconstructs the notion of the last human survivors. In this world, the monsters have become the norm, and the last human is simply a relic of the past.



** Dead vampires crumble into dust when staked or otherwise killed. Neville remembers talking to a black gravekeeper who talked about vacuum-preserved corpses - any introduction of air would cause the corpses to [[ScienceMarchesOn crumble into dust.]]

to:

** Dead vampires crumble into dust when staked or otherwise killed. Neville remembers talking to a black gravekeeper who talked about vacuum-preserved corpses - any introduction of air would cause the corpses to [[ScienceMarchesOn crumble into dust.]]dust. (The author may have been speculating about methods of preservation that were not yet in practice here.)


Added DiffLines:

* UnbuiltTrope: Not only is it the UrExample of the zombie apocalypse, but it also deconstructs the notion of the last human survivors. In this world, the monsters have become the norm, and the last human is simply a relic of the past.
11th Jun '15 1:31:41 PM Dommie222
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* [[spoiler:HumansAreCthulhu]]: [[spoiler: How the partial vampires views Neville. In their eyes, he's an unstoppable monster from the old world slaughtering dozens of innocents during the days for seemingly no reason at all, and through his deeds, he becomes a monster of legends the same way vampires were for the humans, hence the title.]]
3rd Jun '15 2:18:30 AM erforce
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Essentially the UrExample of the ZombieApocalypse genre, though it predates that particular usage of the word "zombie" by 28 years or so, which was first used in ''Film/DawnOfTheDead''. It was adapted to film four different times:

to:

Essentially the UrExample of the ZombieApocalypse genre, though it predates that particular usage of the word "zombie" by 28 years or so, which was first used in ''Film/DawnOfTheDead''.''Film/DawnOfTheDead1978''. It was adapted to film four different times:
11th May '15 3:47:28 AM erforce
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ZombieApocalypse: Pretty much the UrExample, despite being written fourteen years before [[NightOfTheLivingDead the modern pop culture zombie]] was introduced.
** It's been said that George Romero got his idea for ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead'' after reading the book.

to:

* ZombieApocalypse: Pretty much the UrExample, despite being written fourteen years before [[NightOfTheLivingDead [[Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968 the modern pop culture zombie]] was introduced.
** It's been said that George Romero got his idea for ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead'' ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'' after reading the book.
14th Feb '15 12:02:31 PM Elusivehawk
Is there an issue? Send a Message


->''On those cloudy days, Robert Neville was never sure when sunset came, and sometimes they were in the streets before he could get back.''

to:

->''On ->''"On those cloudy days, Robert Neville was never sure when sunset came, and sometimes they were in the streets before he could get back.''
"''
This list shows the last 10 events of 31. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Literature.IAmLegend