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15th Feb '16 11:33:41 AM Odd1
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The series follows fourteen year-old Jack Armstrong, his friends Merle and Lothaf (Loaf) and two {{Shapeshifting}} aliens trapped in the form of a dog and cat. After Jack receives [[MacGuffin The Server]], an alien teleportation/database system, the three humans are recruited to prevent [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast The Tyrant's]] evil plan to steal The Server and thus control the Outernet. (Which is just the outer-space version of the internet). It has some surprising plot twists towards the end. There are seven books in the series.

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The series follows fourteen year-old Jack Armstrong, his friends Merle and Lothaf (Loaf) and two {{Shapeshifting}} aliens trapped in the form of a dog and cat. After Jack receives [[MacGuffin The Server]], an alien teleportation/database system, the three humans are recruited to prevent [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast The Tyrant's]] evil plan to steal The Server and thus control the Outernet. (Which is just the outer-space version of the internet). It has some surprising plot twists towards the end. There are seven six books in the series.
7th Mar '14 9:06:40 AM DonTriezieme
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* [[spoiler: ShapeshifterMashup: Bitz uses one in the last book. In his own words, he didn't know how to use his old forms, so he just made something up]]
10th Feb '14 10:22:54 PM Turtler
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* GeniusBruiser: The Bugs, interestingly enough for the standard issue mooks of a series. They're big, hulking mutants larger than normal humans and speak with relatively soft, cultured voices.
7th Dec '13 1:47:43 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* [[AlternateUniverseReedRichardsIsAwesome Alternate Universe Loaf is Awesome]]: In one book, Merle travels to an alternate universe where Loaf is a dashing freedom fighter named "Lothar."



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Lothar "Loaf" Gelt.



* TheReveal: Who is the Weaver? It will surprise you.

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* TheReveal: Who is the Weaver? It Weaver, and who is the Tyrant? Both answers will surprise you.
20th Oct '12 4:46:19 PM BlueGuy
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* APlanetNamedZok: Some planets fit, like Vered II.
15th Jul '12 7:54:05 PM jjjj
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* [spoiler: StableTimeLoop: They create one... accidentally.]

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* [spoiler: [[spoiler: StableTimeLoop: They create one... accidentally.]]]
12th Jun '12 10:45:22 AM MSPachina
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The series follows fourteen year-old Jack Armstrong, his friends Merle and Lothaf (Loaf) and two {{Shapeshifting}} aliens trapped in the form of a dog and cat. After Jack receives [[MacGuffin The Server]], an alien teleportation/database system, the three humans are recruited to prevent [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast The Tyrant's]] evil plan to steal The Server and thus control the Outernet. (Which is just the outer-space version of the internet). It's BetterThanItSounds, and has some surprising plot twists towards the end. There are seven books in the series.

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The series follows fourteen year-old Jack Armstrong, his friends Merle and Lothaf (Loaf) and two {{Shapeshifting}} aliens trapped in the form of a dog and cat. After Jack receives [[MacGuffin The Server]], an alien teleportation/database system, the three humans are recruited to prevent [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast The Tyrant's]] evil plan to steal The Server and thus control the Outernet. (Which is just the outer-space version of the internet). It's BetterThanItSounds, and It has some surprising plot twists towards the end. There are seven books in the series.
14th May '12 4:06:45 AM Telcontar
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-> ''We are not alone. We might wish that we were... But we're definitely not.''

There are some things that exist solely to [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]], [[SubvertedTrope subvert]], [[InvertedTrope invert]], and generally deconstruct any tropes they come across. This series does that for {{Space}} and ScienceFiction Tropes.

The series follows fourteen year-old Jack Armstrong, his friends Merle and Lothaf (Loaf) and two {{Shapeshifting}} aliens trapped in the form of a dog and cat. After Jack receives [[MacGuffin The Server]], an alien teleportation/database system, the three humans are recruited to prevent [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast The Tyrant's]] evil plan to steal The Server and thus control the Outernet. (Which is just the outer-space version of the internet). It's BetterThanItSounds, and has some surprising plot twists towards the end. There are seven books in the series.

!!Tropes present

* BigBad: The Tyrant.
* DeadpanSnarker: Loaf, Googie, and the Server's interface, known (ironically) as Help.
* DeathWorld: The Planet Aaaaaargh (with six A's), home to the eyeball-popping razor-toothed ear-drillers.
* FiveManBand: Jack is TheHero, Merle is TheChick and TheLancer, Googie is TheSmartGuy, Bitz is TheBigGuy, and Loaf is, well, TheLoad.
* FunWithAcronyms: The [=FOEs=], the Forces of Evil.
* LovableCoward: Zodiac Hobo,
* MeaningfulName: Zodiac ''Hobo''.
* {{Mooks}}: The Bugs.
* TimeTravel: The fourth book.
* ShapeshifterModeLock: Googie and Bitz are stuck in the form of a cat and a dog, respectively.
* [spoiler: StableTimeLoop: They create one... accidentally.]
* TheReveal: Who is the Weaver? It will surprise you.
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