History Literature / TheAbandonTrilogy

19th Jan '16 5:11:05 AM shokoshu
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* StealthPun: Abandon/Abaddon.

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* TorchesAndPitchforks: Discussed by the gravedigger, who points out the obvious: storming hell with this trope is a bit pointless. [[Literature/TheSalvationWar He's right in HIS universe.]]
12th Dec '15 7:43:07 AM catmuto
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A series of YoungAdult novels written by MegCabot. The series is a modern retelling of the [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Greek Myth of Persephone and Hades]]. Pierce Oliviera had a near death experience. More like a death, actually. After drowning in her pool, Pierce woke up in the Underworld where John Hayden, Lord of the Underworld, chose her to be his consort. Frightened, Pierce escaped back into the realm of the living. Two years later, Pierce and her mother move to her mother's hometown of Isla Huesos. Pierce attempts to move on but feels John's presence everywhere. There's another presence though, a much more unsettling force. There's the Furies, vengeful spirits who want nothing more than to hurt Pierce and make John suffer.
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[[quoteright:200:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/abandon.jpg]] [[caption-width-right:200:She knows what it's like to die]] A series of YoungAdult novels written by MegCabot. The series is a modern retelling of the [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Greek Myth of Persephone and Hades]]. Hades]]. Pierce Oliviera has had a near death experience. More like a death, actually. Actually, she really did die. After drowning in her pool, Pierce woke up in the Underworld Underworld, where John Hayden, Hayden - the Lord of the Underworld, chose has chosen her to be his consort. Frightened, Frightened as the prospect of being bound for eternity at the tender age of 15, Pierce escaped escapes back into to the realm of the living. living. Two years later, Pierce and her mother move to her mother's hometown of Isla Huesos. Despite Pierce attempts attempting to move on but on, she feels John's presence everywhere. There's everywhere and cannot shake the idea of him still following her. But there is another presence though, presence, a much more unsettling force. There's the The Furies, vengeful spirits spirits, who want nothing more than to hurt Pierce and make cause John suffer. anguish and force him to suffer. By using Pierce, if necessary.

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A series of YoungAdult novels written by MegCabot. The series is a modern retelling of the [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Greek Myth of Persephone and Hades]]. * {{Tsundere}}: Pierce Oliviera had comes across as a near death experience. More like a death, actually. After drowning in her pool, Pierce woke up in the Underworld where John Hayden, Lord of the Underworld, chose her to be his consort. Frightened, Pierce escaped back into the realm of the living. Two years later, Pierce and her mother move to her mother's hometown of Isla Huesos. Pierce attempts to move on but feels John's presence everywhere. There's another presence though, a much more unsettling force. There's the Furies, vengeful spirits who want nothing more than to Type A, especially towards John, when she tells herself that she ''isn't'' hurt Pierce and make John suffer. by his words of leaving her alone. [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial She really isn't hurt]].
3rd Nov '15 9:30:24 AM Jayalaw
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* ConvictedByPublicOpinion: Pierce after [[spoiler: John breaks Mr. Mueller's hand]]. Even though the police reason that she wasn't strong enough to do such a thing, she gets expelled for it and people try to shame her online. She doesn't care though because [[spoiler: Mr. Mueller is put on indefinite leave.]]

* EarnYourHappyEnding: Though the first two books make you question how we reach that happy ending in the first place.
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* EarnYourHappyEnding: Though the first two books make you question how we reach that happy ending in the first place. Pierce manages to [[spoiler: destroy all the Furies coming after her and John]], but she CantStayNormal and [[spoiler: has to stay with John having spent the night with him.]] She mentions wanting to get a time-share for them on Isla De los Huesos and [[spoiler: wants to raise a family.]]
3rd Nov '15 9:30:24 AM Jayalaw
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* ConvictedByPublicOpinion: Pierce after [[spoiler: John breaks Mr. Mueller's hand]]. Even though the police reason that she wasn't strong enough to do such a thing, she gets expelled for it and people try to shame her online. She doesn't care though because [[spoiler: Mr. Mueller is put on indefinite leave.]]

* EarnYourHappyEnding: Though the first two books make you question how we reach that happy ending in the first place.
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* EarnYourHappyEnding: Though the first two books make you question how we reach that happy ending in the first place. Pierce manages to [[spoiler: destroy all the Furies coming after her and John]], but she CantStayNormal and [[spoiler: has to stay with John having spent the night with him.]] She mentions wanting to get a time-share for them on Isla De los Huesos and [[spoiler: wants to raise a family.]]
26th Oct '15 11:53:44 AM Jayalaw
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* AllTherapistsAreMuggles: Pierce faces this problem during her depression following her near death experience.
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* AllTherapistsAreMuggles: Pierce faces this problem during her depression following her near death experience. Thus when Mr. Smith [[spoiler: asks her how long have you known John]], she is flabbergasted and relieved to be able to [[spoiler: vent about him]].

* AllTherapistsAreMuggles: ChewOutFakeOut: Mr. Smith wants to talk to Pierce faces this problem during about finding her depression following necklace at the site of apparently graveyard vandalism, which was due to John kicking the gates off their hinges. She prepares to bribe him, expecting him to accuse her near death experience. of being responsible for the gate, but instead he asks [[spoiler: [[WhamLine "How long have you known John?"]] ]]

* ShrinkingViolet: Though she was once in Drama class, Pierce gets very anxious around people even after she makes friends.
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* ShrinkingViolet: Though she was once in Drama class, Pierce gets very anxious around people even after she makes friends.friends and after her Near Death experience.

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* ShrinkingViolet: Though she was once in Drama class, WhamLine: Mr. Smith delivers one to Pierce gets very anxious around people even after she makes friends.during his ChewOutFakeOut: [[spoiler: "How long have you known John?"]]
28th Aug '15 5:37:20 PM Jayalaw
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* AbductionIsLove/ BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: Subverted in that Pierce started falling for John ''before'' he [[spoiler: took her to the Underworld]] the second time, and she's less than happy about the situation. He starts regretting the decision when he realizes that he's causing her parents anguish, and lets her return to Isla de los Huesos in ''Underworld'' to [[spoiler: stop Alex from dying.]]
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* AbductionIsLove/ BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: AbductionIsLove: Subverted in that Pierce started falling for John ''before'' he [[spoiler: took her to the Underworld]] the second time, and she's less than happy about the situation. He starts regretting the decision when he realizes that he's causing her parents anguish, and lets her return to Isla de los Huesos in ''Underworld'' to [[spoiler: stop Alex from dying.]]

* CatchPhrase: Check yourself before you wreck yourself
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* BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: John tries doing this when he encounters Pierce in the Isla de los Huesos graveyard, where she tries to give him back her necklace. * CatchPhrase: Check "Check yourself before you wreck yourselfyourself." * ChekhovsGun: Pierce's necklace, that John gave her. On one hand, it makes her a target of bad people, but on the other [[spoiler: it's because the necklace's jewel is the only thing that can kill a Fury.]]

* DoubleStandard: Pierce is so disgusted by the DoubleStandard others have towards the relationship between Mr. Mueller and Hannah that she takes matters into her own hands.
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* DoubleStandard: Pierce is so disgusted by the DoubleStandard others have towards the relationship between Mr. Mueller and Hannah that she takes matters into her own hands. And for good reason-- Hannah faces SlutShaming online, while Mr. Mueller is getting extra baked goods and sympathy points from the student body and their parents.

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* DoubleStandard: WhyDontYouJustShootHim: John tries to do this to [[spoiler: the humans possessed by Furies]], but Pierce is so disgusted by the DoubleStandard others have towards the relationship between stops him each time. When [[spoiler: Mr. Mueller and Hannah that she takes matters into her own hands.Mueller]] shows up in ''Awaken'', Pierce's friends [[spoiler: simply run him over with a car]].
12th Jun '15 3:48:33 AM Jocasta
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* ActionGirl: Pierce becomes this in ''Awaken'' when she [[spoiler:defeats an army of Furies.]] Kayla also qualifies.

* MyGreatestFailure: Pierce's mom feels this way about her brother [[spoiler: taking the rap for her and the senior Rector playing with ancient skulls]] and ending up in jail. She never revealed the truth though it would exonerate Uncle Chris because said [[spoiler: ex-boyfriend]] threatened to hurt Chris.
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* MyGreatestFailure: MyGreatestFailure: ** Pierce's mom feels this way about her brother [[spoiler: taking the rap for her and the senior Rector playing with ancient skulls]] and ending up in jail. She never revealed the truth though it would exonerate Uncle Chris because said [[spoiler: ex-boyfriend]] threatened to hurt Chris.Chris. ** Pierce feels this way about [[spoiler: her best friend Hannah's suicide.]]

* TeacherStudentRomance: Mr. Mueller and Hannah
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* TeacherStudentRomance: Mr. Mueller and HannahHannah, unusual in that it is one-sided and it's implied that Mr. Mueller doesn't care that Hannah killed herself.
4th May '15 11:44:42 AM nombretomado
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A series of YoungAdult novels written by MegCabot. The series is a modern retelling of the [[ClassicalMythology Greek Myth of Persephone and Hades]].
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A series of YoungAdult novels written by MegCabot. The series is a modern retelling of the [[ClassicalMythology [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Greek Myth of Persephone and Hades]].
7th Feb '15 1:43:22 PM Jayalaw
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* AbductionIsLove/ BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: Subverted in that Pierce started falling for John ''after'' he [[spoiler: took her to the Underworld]] the second time, and she's less than happy about the situation. He starts regretting the decision when he realizes that he's causing her parents anguish, and lets her return to Isla de los Huesos in ''Underworld'' to [[spoiler: stop Alex from dying.]]
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* AbductionIsLove/ BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: Subverted in that Pierce started falling for John ''after'' ''before'' he [[spoiler: took her to the Underworld]] the second time, and she's less than happy about the situation. He starts regretting the decision when he realizes that he's causing her parents anguish, and lets her return to Isla de los Huesos in ''Underworld'' to [[spoiler: stop Alex from dying.]]

* AbductionIsLove/ BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: Subverted in that Pierce started falling for John ''after'' he [[spoiler: took her to the Underworld]] the second time, and she's less than happy about the situation. He starts regretting the decision when he realizes that he's causing her parents anguish, and lets her return to Isla de los Huesos in ''Underworld'' to [[spoiler: stop Alex from dying.]] CoolOldGuy: Mr. Smith reveals himself as one, complete with an unintended ChewOutFakeOut.

* AbductionIsLove/ BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: EngineeredPublicConfession: Pierce tries to get one out of [[spoiler: Mr. Mueller]] about Hannah by agreeing to a tutoring session and arming herself with a security camera. Subverted in that Pierce started falling for John ''after'' he [[spoiler: took her it's too dark to the Underworld]] the second time, and she's less than happy about the situation. He starts regretting the decision when he realizes that he's causing her parents anguish, and lets her return to Isla de los Huesos in ''Underworld'' film due to [[spoiler: stop Alex from dying.]] Mr. Mueller]] turning off most of the lights and John interferes . . .

* PoliceAreUseless: In this case, however, it's also because [[spoiler: some of the police are possessed by Furies. When they try to kill Pierce, the regular police are shocked.]]
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* PoliceAreUseless: In this case, however, it's also because [[spoiler: some of the police are [[spoiler: possessed by Furies. When they try to kill Pierce, the regular police are shocked.]]
16th Dec '14 7:21:33 AM Jayalaw
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* AbductionIsLove/ BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: Subverted in that Pierce started falling for John ''after'' he [[spoiler: took her to the Underworld]] the second time, and she's less than happy about the situation. He started regretting the decision, and lets her return to Isla de los Huesos to [[spoiler: stop Alex from dying.]]
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* AbductionIsLove/ BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: Subverted in that Pierce started falling for John ''after'' he [[spoiler: took her to the Underworld]] the second time, and she's less than happy about the situation. He started starts regretting the decision, decision when he realizes that he's causing her parents anguish, and lets her return to Isla de los Huesos in ''Underworld'' to [[spoiler: stop Alex from dying.]]
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