History Literature / TempestANovel

5th Apr '13 12:23:04 AM adnagapot
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* {{TVTeen}}s: Averted, for the most part. the main cast of the series are almost all in their late teens and early twenties, and behave accordingly. While they do swear, drink, throw wild parties, and even have sex, they never do so to an excessive amount, and for the most part all seem rather mature for their age.

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* {{TVTeen}}s: Averted, for the most part. the Averted. The main cast of the series are almost all in their late teens and early twenties, and behave accordingly. While they do swear, drink, throw wild parties, and even have sex, they never do so to an excessive amount, and the fact that they do so is never brought up and treated as normal. Despite all this, for the most part all seem rather mature for their age.
4th Apr '13 11:51:23 PM adnagapot
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* MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness: 4. Mohs/OneBigLie. TimeTravel is possible, and exists because of a difficult to find genetic mutation. And the only [[spoiler:cloning]] has been realistic [[spoiler:artificial insemination]] or [[HandWave handwaved]] by technology from the future being advanced enough to handle the complications.

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* MohsScaleOfScienceFictionHardness: 4. Mohs/OneBigLie.[[Mohs/OneBigLie 4 One Big Lie]]. TimeTravel is possible, and exists because of a difficult to find genetic mutation. And the only [[spoiler:cloning]] has been realistic [[spoiler:artificial insemination]] or [[HandWave handwaved]] by technology from the future being advanced enough to handle the complications.
4th Apr '13 11:48:16 PM adnagapot
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* YearInsideHourOutside: If Jackson goes into the past for an hour, his body goes comatose for about 10 seconds. Any pain he feels or injuries he incurs are apparently reduced by a similar amount, making him feel like a ghost.

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* {{TVTeen}}s: Averted, for the most part. the main cast of the series are almost all in their late teens and early twenties, and behave accordingly. While they do swear, drink, throw wild parties, and even have sex, they never do so to an excessive amount, and for the most part all seem rather mature for their age.
* YearInsideHourOutside: If Jackson goes into the past for an hour, 20 minutes, his body goes comatose for about 10 2 seconds. Any pain he feels or injuries he incurs are apparently reduced by a similar amount, making him feel like a ghost.
4th Apr '13 1:22:46 AM adnagapot
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* ParentsWalkInAtTheWorstTimes: Invoked by Jackson when he asks his dad to "accidently" walk in on him and 007Holly to keep anything from happening.

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* ParentsWalkInAtTheWorstTimes: ParentsWalkInAtTheWorstTime: Invoked by Jackson when he asks his dad to "accidently" walk in on him and 007Holly to keep anything from happening.
4th Apr '13 12:59:12 AM adnagapot
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* ParentsWalkInAtTheWorstTimes: Invoked by Jackson when he asks his dad to "accidently" walk in on him and 007Holly to keep anything from happening.
4th Apr '13 12:18:41 AM adnagapot
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Now has a film in development and a sequel that needs a page or a folder
30th Mar '13 10:23:50 AM adnagapot
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* Fiction500: Justified in that Jackson's father is a CEO of a pharmaceutical company, and never explicitly shown off, but Jackson casually offers to buy Holly a car on the spot. We're never told if he's joking.

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* Fiction500: FictionFiveHundred: Justified in that Jackson's father is a CEO of a pharmaceutical company, and never explicitly shown off, but Jackson casually offers to buy Holly a car on the spot. We're never told if he's joking.joking.
* [[FirstEpisodeSpoiler Fifth Chapter Spoiler]]: Holly's death and Jackson's subsequent time jump back to 2007.
* GrayRainOfDepression: It starts to rain when Jackson realizes he's TrappedInThePast. [[spoiler:Rain is a side effect of time travel.]]



* [[FirstEpisodeSpoiler Fifth Chapter Spoiler]]: Holly's death and Jackson's subsequent time jump back to 2007.
* GrayRainOfDepression: It starts to rain when Jackson realizes he's TrappedInThePast. [[spoiler:Rain is a side effect of time travel.]]
30th Mar '13 10:17:49 AM adnagapot
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* UnresolvedSexualTension: Between Jackson and Holly.
* WildTeenParty: Not as bad as most, but there is loud music, dancing, drinking, and everybody gets kicked out before the Resident Adviser gets the security guards. Also Holly and her boyfriend crash the party, [[UnresolvedSexualTension not that Jackson minds]].


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* ShoutOut: Jackson calls Holly from 2007 [[Film/JamesBond 007]] Holly.


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* ThisIsReality: Before either time travel or [[spoiler: the CIA]] are explained, the reader/listener is told to forget everything (s)he has seen in movies.
* TimePolice: Apparently it's a super secret branch of [[spoiler:the CIA]].


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* UnresolvedSexualTension: Jackson and 009 Holly are already a couple, but it's there between Jackson and 007 Holly.
30th Mar '13 9:59:28 AM adnagapot
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* BattleInTheRain: The FinalBattle between [[spoiler: the EOT and the CIA. Justified due to the mechanics of time travel.]]


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* GreyAndGrayMorality:
**The EOT do some pretty bad stuff, but most of them try not to kill unless they have to, and it is later revealed that they are actually [[spoiler:only trying to prevent the bad future.]]
**[[spoiler: The CIA]] is just as shady and some of it's members, like Marshall, are equally, if not more ruthless than the EOT, but they are considered more sympathetic, probably because the EOT killed Holly once already.
30th Mar '13 9:42:19 AM adnagapot
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** [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]]. Jackson can only travel back in time, and cannot change anything in the past.

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** [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]]. Jackson can only travel back in time, and cannot change anything in the past.
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* YearInsideHourOutside: If Jackson goes into the past for an hour, his body goes comatose for about 10 seconds. Any pain he feels or injuries he incurs are apparently reduced by a similar amount, making him feel like a ghost.


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* Fiction500: Justified in that Jackson's father is a CEO of a pharmaceutical company, and never explicitly shown off, but Jackson casually offers to buy Holly a car on the spot. We're never told if he's joking.


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* GrayRainOfDepression: It starts to rain when Jackson realizes he's TrappedInThePast. [[spoiler:Rain is a side effect of time travel.]]


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* NewspaperDating / WhatYearIsThis: Jackson prefers the former to the later, but has used both to find out when he is.


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* ScrewDestiny: Jackson jumps back in time to save Holly. [[spoiler:Played straight in that Holly survives, but true to the feel of the book, the ending is still a tear jerker.]]
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