History Literature / VelveteenVs

23rd May '16 12:45:52 PM Wyldchyld
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* BlondesAreEvil: The final villain Velveteen must face down to defeat Super Patriots Inc. is a blonde of some high renown.
3rd Feb '16 9:44:19 PM Bissek
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* CynicismCataclyst: The Governor of Oregon had an older sister who was taken in by Super Patriots Inc and died fighting a supervillain she was nowhere near ready to fight... at the age of twelve. This is why she's willing to grant sanctuary to supers who try to break away from SPI.
18th Jul '15 12:09:19 PM BlackMageJ
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The series is available to be read off [[http://seananmcguire.com/velhome.php the author's site]] as well as more recent updates on her LiveJournal. The first anthology in the series, ''Velveteen Vs The Junior Super Patriots,'' has also just been published, and the second was released in August 2013.

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The series is available to be read off [[http://seananmcguire.com/velhome.php the author's site]] as well as more recent updates on her LiveJournal. The first anthology in the series, There are also two published compilations, ''Velveteen Vs The vs the Junior Super Patriots,'' has also just been published, Patriots'' and ''Velveteen vs the second was released in August 2013. Multiverse''
6th Mar '15 6:21:33 AM hobbitguy1420
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* FlyingBrick: Majesty's power set, Action Dude's, and one of the more common ones.

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* FlyingBrick: Majesty's power set, Action Dude's, and one One of the more common ones.power sets, apparently caused by a batch of irradiated maple syrup (just go with it). Given examples include Majesty, Action Dude, and SuperCool.
13th Feb '15 9:42:40 PM WiddershinsDaughter
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* CastFromHitPoints: How Velveteen's powers work; sustaining an animation takes energy from Vel. A little for things like animating a plush toy to get her a Diet Coke from the fridge, a LOT for [[spoiler:reanimating her boyfriend for two months solid.]]
4th Nov '14 10:59:19 AM Greenygal
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* TheOneGuy: Tag is the only guy on Vel's team.
4th Nov '14 10:55:32 AM Greenygal
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* ParentalIssues:
** ParentalAbandonment: Velveteen's team of the Junior Super Patriots West Coast Division was, except for the Claw, composed of kids who were sold by their parents to Super Patriots Inc.
** MissingMom [=/=]DisappearedDad: Velveteen's were abusive when she lived with them, and only cared about her as a meal ticket once her powers manifested.

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* ParentalIssues:
ParentalAbandonment:
** ParentalAbandonment: Velveteen's team of the Junior Super Patriots West Coast Division was, except for the Claw, composed of kids who were sold by their parents to Super Patriots Inc.were abusive when she lived with them, and only cared about her as a meal ticket once her powers manifested.
** MissingMom [=/=]DisappearedDad: Velveteen's team of the Junior Super Patriots West Coast Division was, except for the Claw, composed of kids who were abusive when she lived with them, and only cared about her as a meal ticket sold by their parents to Super Patriots Inc.
** The Princess was forced into it;
once her powers manifested. manifested, the universe insisted that she not have parents, so she cut all ties with them rather than see them have an "accident".
30th Oct '14 1:45:46 PM Greenygal
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The first couple of stories imply that Velma and Yelena never got along; after that it's made clear that they were close friends before their Marketing-engineered blowup in their late teens.



* HeroWithBadPublicity: Velveteen, and pretty much anyone who leaves SPI under bad terms is declared either a washout or a super-villain by SPI, and therefore, by the media as well.

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* HeroWithBadPublicity: Velveteen, and pretty much anyone who leaves SPI under bad terms terms, is declared either a washout or a super-villain by SPI, and therefore, by the media as well.



* MaybeEverAfter: [[spoiler:Vel does NOT revive Tad in the ending, though she makes it clear she can.]]

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* MaybeEverAfter: [[spoiler:Vel does NOT revive Tad in the ending, though she makes it clear she'll try when she can.feels she's able to.]]



* SecretIdentity: One of Super Patriots Inc's few redeeming qualities is its thorough protection of its under-age superheroes identities.

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* SecretIdentity: One of Super Patriots Inc's few redeeming qualities is its thorough protection of its under-age superheroes superheroes' identities.


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* TrueLovesKiss: [[spoiler: What will wake Tad from his enchanted sleep; Vel just isn't sure if she qualifies.]]
21st May '14 1:24:24 PM ChadM
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* [[spoiler: MaybeEverAfter: Vel does NOT revive Tad in the ending, though she makes it clear she can.]]

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* [[spoiler: MaybeEverAfter: Vel [[spoiler:Vel does NOT revive Tad in the ending, though she makes it clear she can.]]
21st May '14 11:08:00 AM ChadM
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* OhCrapThereAreFanficsOfUs: Velveteen is disgusted by some of hers.
-->''"After the fifth piece of pornographic fan art and the real-person slash fanfic novella where she liked to "do it like a rabbit," she figured the strategy tips were sort of like protection money: as long as they stayed semi-useful, she wouldn't feel compelled to wipe them off the face of the planet."''
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