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24th Feb '16 11:24:05 PM jormis29
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* CozyCatastrophe: The book opens with the group securing a nice luxury house to take shelter in that is well stocked with supplies. This being TheWalkingDead their good fortune only lasts a couple chapters before they are forced to move on to avoid being overrun by the zombies.

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* CozyCatastrophe: The book opens with the group securing a nice luxury house to take shelter in that is well stocked with supplies. This being TheWalkingDead ''ComicBook/TheWalkingDead'' their good fortune only lasts a couple chapters before they are forced to move on to avoid being overrun by the zombies.
1st Oct '15 6:21:18 PM PotatoPatato
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* MolotovCocktail: Brain has the idea to whip some of these up to help the group get past a swarm of zombies in the street.
17th Sep '15 4:37:53 PM PotatoPatato
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* CozyCatastrophe: The book opens with the group securing a nice luxury house to take shelter in that is well stocked with supplies. This being TheWalkingDead their good fortune only lasts a couple chapters before they are forced to move on to avoid being overrun by the zombies.
19th Feb '15 2:39:16 PM CharlesPhipps
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* AbusiveParents - Philip and Brian had them.

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* AbusiveParents - TheAce: Phillip is a low-key example of this, admired by his friends as well as family.
* AbusiveParents:
Philip and Brian had them. Oddly, enough, it doesn't really impact any of them.



* BewareTheNiceOnes - [[spoiler: Brian.]]
* BreakTheCutie - Penny.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes - BewareTheNiceOnes: [[spoiler: Brian.Brian is the future Governor, not Phillip.]]
* BreakTheCutie - Penny.BreakTheCutie: Penny slowly loses it in the chaotic environment of the aftermath.
** April goes through this too.



* CrapsackWorld

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* CrapsackWorld CrapsackWorld: It's the Walking Dead universe.



* DoomedByCanon - We know at the very least from the comics that Penny is set to become a zombie.
* DrivenToVillainy - The Governor.
* FaceHeelTurn - [[spoiler: Brian goes from being the voice of reason to...well, you know.]]
* ForegoneConclusion - Surprisingly averted given the subject matter.
* HeWhoFightsMonsters - Philip, among others.
* HumansAreBastards
* InfantImmortality - Subverted.
* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope - Philip struggles with this throughout the novel.
* KillEmAll - By the end of the novel, [[spoiler: Brian is the only survivor.]]
* KlingonPromotion - [[spoiler:Brian gains control of Woodbury via this.]]
* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition - A deluxe leatherbound edition with illustrations by series artist Charlie Adlard was also released.
* MercyKill - [[spoiler:Nick puts "Sonny and Cher", two members of the gang that killed Penny, out of their misery after Philip tortures them repeatedly over an extended period of time.]]
* MoralityChain - Penny is the one thing that keeps Philip from snapping.
* MythologyGag - After leaving a zombie-infested community, Brian leaves a sign outside warning newcomers not to enter. In the comics, Rick and his crew come upon the same exact place, but don't notice the warning until it's too late.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone - Philip after he [[spoiler:rapes April.]]

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* DoomedByCanon - DoomedByCanon: We know at the very least from the comics that Penny is set to become a zombie.
* DrivenToVillainy - DrivenToVillainy: The Governor.
Governor. [[spoiler: Subverted when you find out Brian Blake, rather than Philip is the Governor. An identity he adopts purely because he hates his own.]]
* FaceHeelTurn - FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: Brian goes from being the voice of reason to...well, you know.]]
* ForegoneConclusion - Surprisingly averted ** Phillip undergoes one of these as we all know he would given the subject matter.
* HeWhoFightsMonsters - Philip, among others.
* HumansAreBastards
* InfantImmortality - Subverted.
* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope - Philip struggles with this throughout the novel.
* KillEmAll - By the end of the novel,
he's Penny's father. [[spoiler: Brian is He's not the only survivor.Governor, though.]]
* KlingonPromotion - [[spoiler:Brian gains control ForegoneConclusion: Surprisingly averted given the subject matter.
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Philip, among others.
* HumansAreBastards: The humans do far worse to the survivors than the zombies ever do.
* InfantImmortality: Subverted.
* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: Philip struggles with this throughout the novel. Simply put, the pressures
of Woodbury via this.being TheAce just drive him to it.
* KillEmAll: By the end of the novel, [[spoiler: Brian is the only survivor.
]]
* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition - A deluxe leatherbound edition with illustrations by series artist Charlie Adlard was also released.
* MercyKill - [[spoiler:Nick puts "Sonny and Cher", two members
KlingonPromotion: [[spoiler:Brian gains control of the gang that killed Penny, out of their misery after Philip tortures them repeatedly over an extended period of time.Woodbury via this.]]
* MoralityChain - LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: A deluxe leatherbound edition with illustrations by series artist Charlie Adlard was also released.
* MercyKill: [[spoiler:Nick puts "Sonny and Cher", two members of the gang that killed Penny, out of their misery after Philip tortures them repeatedly over an extended period of time.]]
* MoralityChain:
Penny is the one thing that keeps Philip from snapping.
* MythologyGag - MythologyGag: After leaving a zombie-infested community, Brian leaves a sign outside warning newcomers not to enter. In the comics, Rick and his crew come upon the same exact place, but don't notice the warning until it's too late.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone - MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Philip after he [[spoiler:rapes April.]]



* PapaWolf - Philip to Penny.
* ReplacementGoldfish - [[spoiler: Brian at the end replaces his dead brother with... himself.]]

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* PapaWolf - PapaWolf: Philip to Penny.
* ReplacementGoldfish - ReplacementGoldfish: [[spoiler: Brian at the end replaces his dead brother with... himself.]]



* StartOfDarkness - For the Governor.
* TwistEnding - [[spoiler: Think that Philip is destined to be the Governor? Nope, it's his meek, ineffectual brother who takes on Philip's name and legacy.]]
* UndeadChild - The eventual fate of Penny.
* VillainProtagonist - The Governor.

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* StartOfDarkness - StartOfDarkness: For the Governor.
* TwistEnding - TwistEnding: [[spoiler: Think that Philip is destined to be the Governor? Nope, it's his meek, ineffectual brother who takes on Philip's name and legacy.]]
* UndeadChild - UndeadChild: The eventual fate of Penny.
* VillainProtagonist - VillainProtagonist: The Governor.



* WellDoneSonGuy - Brian is this to Philip.
* WhatHappenedToMommy - After Penny is killed and subsequently turned into a zombie, Philip refuses to have her put down. [[spoiler: After Philip dies, Brian continues to take care of her. The comics show that he regularly feeds her body parts.]]

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* WellDoneSonGuy - WellDoneSonGuy: Brian is this to Philip.
* WhatHappenedToMommy - WhatHappenedToMommy: After Penny is killed and subsequently turned into a zombie, Philip refuses to have her put down. [[spoiler: After Philip dies, Brian continues to take care of her. The comics show that he regularly feeds her body parts.]]



* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds - Philip and [[spoiler: Brian]].

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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds - WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Philip and [[spoiler: Brian]].
11th May '14 6:43:50 PM jewelia13
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* WeHardlyKnewYe: Bobby is kill fairly early

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* WeHardlyKnewYe: Bobby is kill killed fairly early
11th May '14 6:43:25 PM jewelia13
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* WeHardlyKnewYou: Bobby is kill fairly early

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* WeHardlyKnewYou: WeHardlyKnewYe: Bobby is kill fairly early
12th Apr '14 9:19:42 PM jesse19
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* AntiHero: Both Philip and Brian start out as these though in different ways


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* WeHardlyKnewYou: Bobby is kill fairly early
9th Mar '14 1:59:46 PM CrowTR0bot
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* ObliviouslyEvil: For that matter, at the time, Phillip doesn't even seem to ''realize'' he's [[spoiler: raping April]] and seems to only think [[spoiler: that it's just GladToBeAliveSex]].
18th Aug '13 3:01:02 AM CrowTR0bot
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: We never see Tara and April again after the former kicks the group out of their apartment.
23rd Jun '13 11:09:14 PM TVRulezAgain
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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds - Philip and [[spoiler: Brian]].
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