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23rd Sep '16 2:37:55 PM Cavery210
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** The long-dead Queen Serenity gets used like this a ''lot'' in ''Sailor Moon'' fics. Her powers will be boosted from being simply powerful to being capable of nothing short of [[GodModeSue divine miracles]], then, because she's dead, she will poof away once her job is done and the author doesn't have to even come up for a plausible exit for her. Because Queen Serenity ''is'' such a legendary figure in the canon, all the characters will accept whatever she did as correct, even if the fix applied is something that would have appalled them in canon. Like say... a fix fic that tried to correct Haruka and Michiru by having Queen Serenity appear and "correct" Haruka's gender to male, which is regarded positively by everyone involved.

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** The long-dead Queen Serenity gets used like this a ''lot'' in ''Sailor Moon'' fics. Her powers will be boosted from being simply powerful to being capable of nothing short of [[GodModeSue divine basically being Jesus and making miracles]], then, because she's dead, she will poof away once her job is done and the author doesn't have to even come up for a plausible exit for her. Because Queen Serenity ''is'' such a legendary figure in the canon, all the characters will accept whatever she did as correct, even if the fix applied is something that would have appalled them in canon. Like say... a fix fic that tried to correct Haruka and Michiru by having Queen Serenity appear and "correct" Haruka's gender to male, which is regarded positively by everyone involved.
10th Aug '16 10:04:55 AM Willbyr
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* Shioshiro Himiya, from the ''WeissKreuz'' fanfic [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2065398/1/ Kind des Schicksals]], is another KidFromTheFuture Stu - the child of Aya Fujimiya and Ken Hidaka, both of whom are ''male'' and don't like each other much - who conveniently knows the entire plotline and comes back in time to save Weiss and Schwarz from the evils of [[OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo Weiss Kreuz Gluhen]]. His presence is the answer to just about every issue the characters have, no matter how deep-rooted, and once his purpose - to warp the story into a {{fangirl}}-approved shape and get [[YaoiFangirl fan-favorite]] [[OneTruePairing pairings]] to hook up BecauseDestinySaysSo - is fulfilled, he conveniently dies. This fic is also absurdly popular. Though one wonders if it would be as popular if Shioshiro had been 1) a girl and 2) someone else's child.

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* Shioshiro Himiya, from the ''WeissKreuz'' ''Anime/WeissKreuz'' fanfic [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2065398/1/ Kind des Schicksals]], is another KidFromTheFuture Stu - the child of Aya Fujimiya and Ken Hidaka, both of whom are ''male'' and don't like each other much - who conveniently knows the entire plotline and comes back in time to save Weiss and Schwarz from the evils of [[OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo Weiss Kreuz Gluhen]]. His presence is the answer to just about every issue the characters have, no matter how deep-rooted, and once his purpose - to warp the story into a {{fangirl}}-approved shape and get [[YaoiFangirl fan-favorite]] [[OneTruePairing pairings]] to hook up BecauseDestinySaysSo - is fulfilled, he conveniently dies. This fic is also absurdly popular. Though one wonders if it would be as popular if Shioshiro had been 1) a girl and 2) someone else's child.
16th Jul '16 1:41:23 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* ''Parodied in [[http://wayback.archive.org/web/20130705220140/http://www.asynjor.com/fanfic/ornstead.html Otaku Three - EVA Revolution]]'', where a DangerouslyGenreSavvy MartyStu tries to derail ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' not through sheer badassitude or XanatosSpeedChess, but instead by feigning WrongGenreSavvy until he turns the series into a SuperRobot show. Hilarity Ensues.

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* ''Parodied in [[http://wayback.archive.org/web/20130705220140/http://www.asynjor.com/fanfic/ornstead.html Otaku Three - EVA Revolution]]'', where a DangerouslyGenreSavvy MartyStu tries to derail ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' not through sheer badassitude or XanatosSpeedChess, but instead by feigning WrongGenreSavvy until he turns the series into a SuperRobot show. Hilarity Ensues.
22nd Mar '16 4:06:55 PM fdsa1234567890
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* In ''Series/PersonOfInterest'' once she joins the forces of good, Root qualifies. Interestingly, she is also this in-universe. Because she had a direct line to The Machine, she is able to intervene at the optimal time to save the day on a regular basis.
12th Feb '16 6:00:42 PM Karxrida
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** So does ''Fanfic/TheGirlWhoLived'' series, where "Rose Potter" fixes tons of "problems" with the original: capturing Peter Pettigrew, [[RonTheDeathEater "punishing" Ron for being a teenage boy and later Ginny for getting in the Harmonian way... I mean, being mean to Fleur]], fixing Hagrid's fashion sense and Hermione's rampant SPEW[[note]]her "Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare"[[/note]] promoting, Cedric's death... and basically this list could go on forever.
7th Jan '16 5:41:21 AM WillBGood
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* Tellygunge (the author) was actually quite keen on doing FixFics himself, and would attempt to rectify lost female [[CoveredInGunge WAM]]. One example, ''[[http://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/rachel-stevens-revisits-da-bungalow/ Rachael Stevens revisits da Bungalow]]'', turns Dick and Dom into Fixer Stus who successfully hijack Steven's new show, and thoroughly humiliate her in the process by commencing her missing gunging.

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* Tellygunge (the author) was actually quite keen on doing FixFics {{Fix Fic}}s himself, and would attempt to rectify lost female [[CoveredInGunge WAM]]. One example, ''[[http://tellygunge.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/rachel-stevens-revisits-da-bungalow/ Rachael Stevens revisits da Bungalow]]'', turns Dick and Dom into Fixer Stus who successfully hijack Steven's new show, and thoroughly humiliate her in the process by commencing her missing gunging.
7th Jan '16 5:40:36 AM WillBGood
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* A lot of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' fanfics will introduce a FixerSue or turn an already existing character into one in order to save Sakura. It doesn't do much for the quality of the fics, or fan opinion on Sakura in general.
* There are a high number of ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' fanfics that try to remove the [[OfficialCouple canon]] [[SchoolgirlLesbians lesbianism]] of [[{{Bifauxnen}} Haruka]] and [[{{Ojou}} Michiru]]. Most of them just [[CharacterDerailment turn Haruka]] [[PsychoLesbian into an evil butch pervert]] [[DieForOurShip who abuses Michiru]] and create a dashing [[RelationshipSue Gary Stu]] to make Michiru heterosexual. The most infamous example, however, was cooked up by the notorious Save Our Sailors website, which actually [[PossessionSue used]] ''Haruka'' as the FixerSue and tried to pass it off as canon. Their story claimed that there was a Prince of Uranus in the past that was Sailor Uranus' brother and Michiru's past lover, whom Sailor Uranus passed her powers onto when she died and caused him to be reincarnated as a woman that still loved Michiru. Therefore it wasn't ''really'' homosexuality because Haruka was ''[[DiscountLesbians really]]'' [[DiscountLesbians a boy]]. Cue InternetBackdraft and loss of what little credibility they ever had! (Naoko Takeuchi [[WordOfGod has gone on record]] saying that Haruka is not and never has been a man, but when has ''that'' stopped anyone?)

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* A lot of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'' fanfics will introduce a FixerSue Fixer Sue or turn an already existing character into one in order to save Sakura. It doesn't do much for the quality of the fics, or fan opinion on Sakura in general.
* There are a high number of ''Franchise/SailorMoon'' fanfics that try to remove the [[OfficialCouple canon]] [[SchoolgirlLesbians lesbianism]] of [[{{Bifauxnen}} Haruka]] and [[{{Ojou}} Michiru]]. Most of them just [[CharacterDerailment turn Haruka]] [[PsychoLesbian into an evil butch pervert]] [[DieForOurShip who abuses Michiru]] and create a dashing [[RelationshipSue Gary Stu]] to make Michiru heterosexual. The most infamous example, however, was cooked up by the notorious Save Our Sailors website, which actually [[PossessionSue used]] ''Haruka'' as the FixerSue Fixer Sue and tried to pass it off as canon. Their story claimed that there was a Prince of Uranus in the past that was Sailor Uranus' brother and Michiru's past lover, whom Sailor Uranus passed her powers onto when she died and caused him to be reincarnated as a woman that still loved Michiru. Therefore it wasn't ''really'' homosexuality because Haruka was ''[[DiscountLesbians really]]'' [[DiscountLesbians a boy]]. Cue InternetBackdraft and loss of what little credibility they ever had! (Naoko Takeuchi [[WordOfGod has gone on record]] saying that Haruka is not and never has been a man, but when has ''that'' stopped anyone?)



* The ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' fanfic "[[http://www.darkscribes.org/stories/30070 Higher Learning]]" stars Kaoru Miyazaki, a KidFromTheFuture FixerSue masquerading as a teacher for the main characters. Watch as he thwarts the nefarious plans of the TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness and the MagnificentBastard, heals the ''severe'' psychological problems of the teen heroes and seduce their BunnyEarsLawyer caretaker; and marvel at the enormous popularity this fic had with the MarySue-hating crowd back when the ''Evangelion'' fandom was alive! [[spoiler: He was also an alternate universe Shinji, more or less, who basically went back in time with the express intent of fixing things.]] Though, admittedly, the fic was still quite good when compared to ''other'' Fixer Sue fics.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'' fanfic [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3918028/1/New_Roommate New Roommate]], Alexis Ofdensen (yeah, she's his daughter; you can see where this is going) overlaps quite a few Sue types, but at her core is a FixerSue. The [[http://lunafoxgoddess.deviantart.com/art/New-Roommate-69462478 author's notes]] suggest that the character and story were created in order to counteract the number of Dethklok [[SlashFic slash stories and art]] already published. She exists mainly to have nice, heterosexual sex with every member of the band in order to counterbalance the perceived HoYay within the series. [[SarcasmMode It worked whenever they were shown having sex with women in the show, right?]]

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* The ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' fanfic "[[http://www.darkscribes.org/stories/30070 Higher Learning]]" stars Kaoru Miyazaki, a KidFromTheFuture FixerSue Fixer Sue masquerading as a teacher for the main characters. Watch as he thwarts the nefarious plans of the TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness and the MagnificentBastard, heals the ''severe'' psychological problems of the teen heroes and seduce their BunnyEarsLawyer caretaker; and marvel at the enormous popularity this fic had with the MarySue-hating crowd back when the ''Evangelion'' fandom was alive! [[spoiler: He was also an alternate universe Shinji, more or less, who basically went back in time with the express intent of fixing things.]] Though, admittedly, the fic was still quite good when compared to ''other'' Fixer Sue fics.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'' fanfic [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3918028/1/New_Roommate New Roommate]], Alexis Ofdensen (yeah, she's his daughter; you can see where this is going) overlaps quite a few Sue types, but at her core is a FixerSue.Fixer Sue. The [[http://lunafoxgoddess.deviantart.com/art/New-Roommate-69462478 author's notes]] suggest that the character and story were created in order to counteract the number of Dethklok [[SlashFic slash stories and art]] already published. She exists mainly to have nice, heterosexual sex with every member of the band in order to counterbalance the perceived HoYay within the series. [[SarcasmMode It worked whenever they were shown having sex with women in the show, right?]]



** Another common sort of ''Rocky Horror'' fic is essentially the FixerSue [[InvertedTrope in reverse]]; the character in question is Frank's good heterosexual lover from back home on Transsexual, who invariably dies tragically, causing Frank to snap and become a bisexual transvestite. The UnfortunateImplications of this are oft pointed out by sporkers.

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** Another common sort of ''Rocky Horror'' fic is essentially the FixerSue Fixer Sue [[InvertedTrope in reverse]]; the character in question is Frank's good heterosexual lover from back home on Transsexual, who invariably dies tragically, causing Frank to snap and become a bisexual transvestite. The UnfortunateImplications of this are oft pointed out by sporkers.
7th Jan '16 5:39:49 AM WillBGood
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* In many ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' fanfics, Ranma Saotome is made into a FixerSue of sorts. This would make sense since probabilities would become warped and wild things would occur whenever he's around.

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* In many ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' fanfics, Ranma Saotome is made into a FixerSue Fixer Sue of sorts. This would make sense since probabilities would become warped and wild things would occur whenever he's around.
7th Jan '16 5:39:32 AM WillBGood
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* ''Literature/TheSevenPercentSolution'' by Nicholas Meyer is a ''Literature/SherlockHolmes'' fic bizarrely combining this with using a historical character as PossessionSue. You see, ''actually'' Franchise/SherlockHolmes was just a delusional junkie. And the one desperately needed there is all-shiny... who? [[spoiler:[[FreudWasRight Dr. Sigmund Freud]]!]] Yes, just like that.



* ''Literature/TheSevenPercentSolution'' by Nicholas Meyer is a ''Literature/SherlockHolmes'' fic bizarrely combining this with using a historical character as PossessionSue. You see, ''actually'' Franchise/SherlockHolmes was just a delusional junkie. And the one desperately needed there is all-shiny... who? [[spoiler:[[FreudWasRight Dr. Sigmund Freud]]!]] Yes, just like that.
* It's common in fics based on the film version of ''TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' to introduce a female OC, whose purpose is either to facilitate a slash pairing between two of the guys or to hook up herself with whichever of the team the author found most attractive. Or both.

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* ''Literature/TheSevenPercentSolution'' by Nicholas Meyer is a ''Literature/SherlockHolmes'' fic bizarrely combining this with using a historical character as PossessionSue. You see, ''actually'' Franchise/SherlockHolmes was just a delusional junkie. And the one desperately needed there is all-shiny... who? [[spoiler:[[FreudWasRight Dr. Sigmund Freud]]!]] Yes, just like that.
* It's common in fics based on the film version of ''TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' to introduce a female OC, whose purpose is either to facilitate a slash pairing between two of the guys or to hook up herself with whichever of the team the author found most attractive. Or both.
7th Jan '16 5:35:20 AM WillBGood
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* In TheVampireDiaries, Bonnie seems to exist to be a living AuthorsSavingThrow to keep the show going.
* Stocke in VideoGame/RadiantHistoria is an in-universe example. Inevitable disasters are always narrowly averted, he makes flawless tactical decisions, and makes counterintuitive strategic calls that by all logic should sink his side but always end up being the perfect course of action. Other characters constantly comment on this. Since the player controls Stocke, though, they are well aware that he does this by experiencing the disasters the first time around, and then using the [[TimeTravel White Chronicle]] to go back and use future knowledge to change the outcome.
* In the ''Haruhi Suzumiya'' novels, the character Yasumi appears just in time to save the protagonists from [[spoiler:Fujiwara]]'s plot and reconcile the timeline. There is a very good reason for this: [[spoiler:she's an avatar of Haruhi who was created specifically to do this. Naturally, she has a degree of Haruhi's powers and omniscience]]. After Yasumi's purpose is achieved, she fades into the story's background and no longer interacts with the protagonists.

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* In TheVampireDiaries, ''Literature/TheVampireDiaries'', Bonnie seems to exist to be a living AuthorsSavingThrow to keep the show going.
* Stocke in VideoGame/RadiantHistoria ''VideoGame/RadiantHistoria'' is an in-universe example. Inevitable disasters are always narrowly averted, he makes flawless tactical decisions, and makes counterintuitive strategic calls that by all logic should sink his side but always end up being the perfect course of action. Other characters constantly comment on this. Since the player controls Stocke, though, they are well aware that he does this by experiencing the disasters the first time around, and then using the [[TimeTravel White Chronicle]] to go back and use future knowledge to change the outcome.
* In the ''Haruhi Suzumiya'' ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' novels, the character Yasumi appears just in time to save the protagonists from [[spoiler:Fujiwara]]'s plot and reconcile the timeline. There is a very good reason for this: [[spoiler:she's an avatar of Haruhi who was created specifically to do this. Naturally, she has a degree of Haruhi's powers and omniscience]]. After Yasumi's purpose is achieved, she fades into the story's background and no longer interacts with the protagonists.
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