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22nd Jul '14 4:53:28 AM lalalei2001
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* IceQueen: Arielle Kliest. The only person she warms up to is Castillo.

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* IceQueen: Arielle Kliest. The only person she warms up to is Castillo.Roarke.
9th Apr '14 4:25:26 AM lalalei2001
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* WistfulAmnesia: Laura has this in the sequel. It's averted elsewhere in the series, whee no one can remember anything about the forgotten characters.

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* WistfulAmnesia: Laura has this in the sequel. It's averted elsewhere in the series, whee where no one can remember anything about the forgotten characters.
14th Feb '14 6:04:12 PM lalalei2001
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* WistfulAmnesia: Laura has this in the sequel.

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* WistfulAmnesia: Laura has this in the sequel. It's averted elsewhere in the series, whee no one can remember anything about the forgotten characters.
14th Feb '14 6:01:00 PM lalalei2001
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* {{Unperson}}: What happens to Laura, and eventually the other main characters.

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* {{Unperson}}: What This happens to Laura, and eventually the other main characters.
14th Feb '14 5:25:16 PM lalalei2001
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* MoreThanMindControl: [[spoiler: Happens to Brath]].

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* MoreThanMindControl: Man in Suit's influence amplifies the already existing hopelessness in people's hearts; this is why it's so hard to fight him. [[spoiler: Happens Brath falls victim to Brath]].it]].
14th Feb '14 5:17:50 PM lalalei2001
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* KissOfDeath: The Old Man kisses Rose to [[spoiler:extract the neuropleth from her, which would doom New York and the world]].


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* LossOfIdentity: In the sequel, Laura feels ''empty'' after losing her memories of the first book and Mal, and has no idea why because she can't remember--but she feels very strongly that her "normal" life is like a dream.
14th Feb '14 5:11:09 PM lalalei2001
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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: In ''What We Become'', Laura can't remember a thing about the previous book, and everyone she knows remembers her like nothing had happened.

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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Everyone that ever knew Laura doesn't remember her at all, including her parents.
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In ''What We Become'', Laura can't remember a thing about the previous book, and everyone she knows remembers her like nothing had happened.
14th Feb '14 4:49:21 PM lalalei2001
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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Corporations rule everything, advertisements invade every minute of your life, people retreat into their cellphones, the government patrols public transportation...and the Mets have moved to Las Vegas.

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Corporations rule everything, advertisements invade every minute of your life, people retreat into their cellphones, the government patrols public transportation... and the Mets have moved to Las Vegas.



* AssimilationPlot: Both books have this, though in different ways.

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* AssimilationPlot: Both books have this, though in different ways. Man in Suit, the villain of the first book, plans to [[spoiler:make everyone hopeless and vacant so he can fill them with him]]. The Old Man, the villain of the second book, [[spoiler:uses the neuropleth--a hive mind of mental energy--to assimilate most of New York with plans to do so worldwide]].



* ChekhovsGunman: Isabel.

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* ChekhovsGunman: Isabel.Isabel appears early on in the first book and reappears halfway through.



* TheEeyore: Mike.

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* TheEeyore: Mike.Mike is this because he feels he's worthless.



* EvilOldFolks: The Old Man.

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* EvilOldFolks: The Old Man.Man has been around for centuries.



* {{Foil}}: Mike to Mal in the first book; Aaron and Rose to Laura in the second.

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* {{Foil}}: Mike to Mal in the In he first book; book, Mike and Mal. Mike is an older man who can't fight for anything because he believes he's worth nothing, while Mal is a young man who fights no matter what because fighting is the only thing that gives him purpose.
** In the sequel,
Aaron and Rose are foils to Laura Laura. Aaron is a child genius who believes in the second.good that technology can bring, while Laura is a teenager who doesn't believe technology is good. Rose is clingy and fragile, while Laura is stronger and assertive.



* HiveMind: [[spoiler:The neuropleth]].

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* HiveMind: [[spoiler:The neuropleth]].neuropleth, a hive mind of mental energy]].



* HopeCrusher: Man in Suit.
* HumanoidAbomination: Man in Suit.
* IceQueen: Arielle Kliest.

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* HopeCrusher: Man in Suit.
Suit lives by this, as he's hopelessness given form.
* HumanoidAbomination: Man in Suit.
Suit is a humanoid man in a suit who's so blank his features are impossible to describe, and his influence can cause you to kill yourself or try to kill those around you. [[spoiler:This is because he's the living idea of hopelessness]].
* IceQueen: Arielle Kliest. The only person she warms up to is Castillo.



* ImplacableMan: The Tower Guardian.

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* ImplacableMan: The Tower Guardian.Guardian is impossible to take in a straight fight, and is only defeated by tricking it.



* MercyKill: [[spoiler: Done to Brath]] in the first book.

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* MercyKill: [[spoiler: Done to Brath]] in the first book.book, as hopelessness has corrupted him beyond help.



* MrExposition: The Librarian.

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* MrExposition: The Librarian.Librarian is this in both books.



* SirSwearsALot: Mike.
* SourSupporter: Mike.

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* SirSwearsALot: Mike.
Mike has the record of the most profanity in the book.
* SourSupporter: Mike. He thinks the world sucks, he's worthless, and he probably can't do anything to change it, but he'll fight anyway.



* YouAreNotAlone: A theme of both books.

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* YouAreNotAlone: A This is the theme of both books.
14th Feb '14 4:28:26 PM lalalei2001
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* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: Of all people, ''Mike'' does this. [[spoiler: But it's an illusion]].

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* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: Of all people, ''Mike'' does this. [[spoiler: But it's an illusion]]. Later, [[spoiler:he does it for real by proving Man in Suit wrong and destroying him through noble self-sacrifice]].
** In the sequel, [[spoiler:Laura singlehandedly frees the captive minds from the Old Man, reverting him to a feeble old man that Mal destroys with one blow]].
14th Feb '14 4:24:54 PM lalalei2001
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* ChildProdigy: Aaron in the sequel.
* ClingyJealousGirl: Rose in the sequel.

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* ChildProdigy: Aaron in the sequel.
sequel; he's the son of the CEO of Intellitech.
* ClingyJealousGirl: Rose in the sequel.sequel, towards Mal.



* TheCorrupter: Man In Suit.

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* TheCorrupter: Man In Suit. He corrupts people through hopelessness.



* TheDeterminator: Mal and Laura.
* DeterminedDefeatist: Mike.

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* TheDeterminator: Mal and Laura.
Laura. Mike actually calls them on this, saying that never giving up just ''hurts'' after a while.
* DeterminedDefeatist: Mike. He thinks the world sucks, he's worthless, and he probably can't do anything to change it, but he'll fight anyway.
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