History Manga / Rideback

6th Sep '17 9:11:56 PM teh_nubkilr
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* FourIsDeath: The show takes a darker turn after the fourth episode and culminates with [[spoiler: Suzuri's death]] in episode 10.

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* FourIsDeath: The show takes a darker turn after the fourth episode and culminates with [[spoiler: Suzuri's death]] in episode 10.ten.



* GracefulInTheirElement: Rin is unsure of herself in the time [[spoiler:after her injury that compels her to leave dancing.]] But her discovery that [[spoiler:a Rideback responds to her commands as her own body in dance]] re-energizes her.

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* GracefulInTheirElement: Rin is unsure of herself in the time [[spoiler:after her injury that compels her to leave dancing.]] But dancing]], but her discovery that [[spoiler:a Rideback responds to her commands as her own body in dance]] re-energizes her.leads Rin to regain her confidence.



* LaResistance: A notable nested example, as the GGP was originally a resistance group which opposed [[AmericaTakesOverTheWorld American interventionism]]. No one was more surprised than the GGP when they ''won'', taking America's place as the world's only superpower. However, in the ten years since then, increasing abuses on their part has made many of its former supporters(among them [[spoiler:[=RideBack=] Club president Tenshiro Okakura AKA "Goblin"]]) realize that it was a FullCircleRevolution. This has, in turn, led to the rise of the BMA.

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* LaResistance: A notable There's a nested example, as the GGP was originally a resistance group which opposed [[AmericaTakesOverTheWorld American interventionism]]. No one was more surprised than the GGP when they ''won'', won, taking America's place as the world's only superpower. However, in the ten years since then, increasing abuses on their part has made many of its former supporters(among supporters (among them [[spoiler:[=RideBack=] Club president Tenshiro Okakura AKA "Goblin"]]) realize to appreciate that it was a FullCircleRevolution. This has, in turn, led to the rise of the BMA.



* OptOut: When Rin's brother is framed for murder and she realizes that she might have to hurt people, Rin proves unable to bear the burden of being a member of LaResistance and quits just as the rebellion prepares to strike.

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* OptOut: When Rin's brother is framed for murder and she realizes realises that she might have to hurt people, Rin proves unable to bear the burden of being a member of LaResistance and quits just as the rebellion prepares to strike.



* ReverseMole: [[spoiler:Kalenback's second-in-command in the anime. She's not a warmonger and shown to question his aggressive behavior, following his orders only to the end when she forces him to stand down--and then shoots him when he tries to kill Kiefer.]]

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* ReverseMole: [[spoiler:Kalenback's second-in-command in the anime. She's not a warmonger and shown to question his aggressive behavior, behaviour, following his orders only to the end when she forces him to stand down--and then shoots him when he tries to kill Kiefer.]]
5th Sep '17 10:47:52 AM AzureSeas
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* GracefulInTheirElement: Rin is unsure of herself in the time [[spoiler:after her injury that compels her to leave dancing.]] But her discovery that [[spoiler:a Rideback responds to her commands as her own body in dance]] re-energises her.

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* GracefulInTheirElement: Rin is unsure of herself in the time [[spoiler:after her injury that compels her to leave dancing.]] But her discovery that [[spoiler:a Rideback responds to her commands as her own body in dance]] re-energises re-energizes her.



* LaResistance: A notable nested example, as the GGP was originally a resistance group which opposed [[AmericaTakesOverTheWorld American interventionism]]. No one was more surprised than the GGP when they ''won'', taking America's place as the world's only superpower. However, in the ten years since then, increasing abuses on their part has made many of its former supporters(among them [[spoiler:[=RideBack=] Club president Tenshiro Okakura AKA "Goblin"]]) realise that it was a FullCircleRevolution. This has, in turn, led to the rise of the BMA.

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* LaResistance: A notable nested example, as the GGP was originally a resistance group which opposed [[AmericaTakesOverTheWorld American interventionism]]. No one was more surprised than the GGP when they ''won'', taking America's place as the world's only superpower. However, in the ten years since then, increasing abuses on their part has made many of its former supporters(among them [[spoiler:[=RideBack=] Club president Tenshiro Okakura AKA "Goblin"]]) realise realize that it was a FullCircleRevolution. This has, in turn, led to the rise of the BMA.



* OptOut: When Rin's brother is framed for murder and she realises that she might have to hurt people, Rin proves unable to bear the burden of being a member of LaResistance and quits just as the rebellion prepares to strike.

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* OptOut: When Rin's brother is framed for murder and she realises realizes that she might have to hurt people, Rin proves unable to bear the burden of being a member of LaResistance and quits just as the rebellion prepares to strike.



* ReverseMole: [[spoiler:Kalenback's second-in-command in the anime. She's not a warmonger and shown to question his aggressive behaviour, following his orders only to the end when she forces him to stand down--and then shoots him when he tries to kill Kiefer.]]

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* ReverseMole: [[spoiler:Kalenback's second-in-command in the anime. She's not a warmonger and shown to question his aggressive behaviour, behavior, following his orders only to the end when she forces him to stand down--and then shoots him when he tries to kill Kiefer.]]
28th Aug '17 8:27:05 PM teh_nubkilr
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The focus of the story is on Rin Ogata, a girl who was a promising up-and-coming ballet dancer, but suffered a serious injury and quit subsequently. Years later, during university, she came across a club building and soon finds herself intrigued by a transforming motorcycle-like vehicle called a [[CoolBike Rideback]]. She finds that her unique ballet skills with balance and finesse make her a born natural on a Rideback; as Rin becomes entangled in the government's affairs, she finds herself struggling to come to terms with both herself and the world around her.

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The focus of the story is on Following Rin Ogata, a girl who was a promising up-and-coming ballet dancer, but ''Rideback'' chronicles her story after she suffered a serious injury and subsequently quit subsequently.ballet. Years later, during university, she came across a club building and soon finds herself intrigued by a transforming motorcycle-like vehicle called a [[CoolBike Rideback]]. She finds that her unique ballet skills with balance and finesse make her a born natural on a Rideback; as Rin becomes entangled in the government's affairs, she finds herself struggling to come to terms with both herself and the world around her.
28th Aug '17 8:24:52 PM teh_nubkilr
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The focus of the story is on Rin Ogata, a girl who was a promising up-and-coming ballet dancer, but suffered a GameBreakingInjury. Years later, during university, she came across a club building and soon finds herself intrigued by a transforming motorcycle-like vehicle called a [[CoolBike Rideback]]. She finds that her unique ballet skills with balance and finesse make her a born natural on a Rideback; as Rin becomes entangled in the government's affairs, she finds herself struggling to come to terms with both herself and the world around her.

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The focus of the story is on Rin Ogata, a girl who was a promising up-and-coming ballet dancer, but suffered a GameBreakingInjury.serious injury and quit subsequently. Years later, during university, she came across a club building and soon finds herself intrigued by a transforming motorcycle-like vehicle called a [[CoolBike Rideback]]. She finds that her unique ballet skills with balance and finesse make her a born natural on a Rideback; as Rin becomes entangled in the government's affairs, she finds herself struggling to come to terms with both herself and the world around her.



* AmericaTakesOverTheWorld: Subverted. [[spoiler: In fact, the anime suggests that the U.S. government began to fall, starting with an important battle by the fledgling GGP against a missile silo installation in Arizona. The U.S. still stands, as IntrepidReporter Yoda visits Arizona, but it's role as a superpower appears to be over.]]



* BigHeroicRun: To save [[spoiler:Shoko from the TV Tower]], Rin boards Fuego, rides atop a thin train rail, busts into the TV Tower for the rescue...and then breaks through several military blockades with agility only a few others in the series have witnessed.

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* BigHeroicRun: To save [[spoiler:Shoko from the TV Tower]], Rin boards Fuego, rides atop a thin train rail, busts into the TV Tower for the rescue...rescue and then breaks through several military blockades with agility only a few others in the series have witnessed.



* ConservationOfNinjitsu: [[spoiler:Rin, alone and aboard Fuego, takes on 12 Grimoire robot Ridebacks simultaneously in an impressive dance of destruction in the final episode.]]

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* ConservationOfNinjitsu: [[spoiler:Rin, alone and aboard Fuego, takes on 12 In the final episode, Rin [[spoiler: evades twelve Grimoire robot Ridebacks simultaneously in an impressive dance of destruction in the final episode.]]destruction]].



* FalseFlagOperation: Episode 6, "The Lightning-Fast [=RideBack=]" is of the "[[WarForFunAndProfit arm and incite the enemy so you have an excuse to squish them]]" variety. On top of that, it's also a weapons test [[spoiler:which [[GoneHorriblyRight Goes Horribly Right]] in '''every way imaginable'''; the MiniMecha the GGP are testing are ''so'' effective that they [[CurbStompBattle kill most of the "terrorists"]] by ''accident'' and end up torturing and blackmailing the survivor into confessing for one of the deaths just to keep the perceived threat level high. Said survivor just happens to be Kenji Ogata(yes, Rin's younger brother), and the capture and interrogation acts as a catalyst for her eventual recruitment by LaResistance. Oh, and Rin trashes both of the police mechs just as easily as they did the "terrorists" - using a ''damaged'' knockoff, not her AceCustom Fuego - so the test proved the "White Riders" to be a ''complete'' failure: too powerful to use on rioters, mere {{Mooks}} against a skilled opponent.]]
* FamedInStory: Tamayo is known to be a national Rideback champion. Rin is well recognized by her RedBaron title.
* FanGirl: Suzuri Uchida
* {{Fanservice}}: There are subtle traces in the series.

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* FalseFlagOperation: Episode 6, "The Lightning-Fast [=RideBack=]" is of In episode six, the "[[WarForFunAndProfit [=GGP=] deliberately [[WarForFunAndProfit arm and incite provoke the enemy so you have an excuse to squish them]]" variety. On top of that, it's also create a pretext for fighting them]], capitalising on a weapons test [[spoiler:which [[GoneHorriblyRight Goes Horribly Right]] in '''every way imaginable'''; to eliminate the MiniMecha the GGP are testing are ''so'' effective that they [[CurbStompBattle kill most of the "terrorists"]] by ''accident'' terrorists and end up torturing and blackmailing the survivor into confessing for one of the deaths just to keep the perceived threat level high. Said survivor just happens to be capture a survivor, Kenji Ogata(yes, Rin's Ogata(Rin's younger brother), and with the capture and interrogation acts as a catalyst aim of having him confess for her eventual recruitment by LaResistance. Oh, and Rin trashes both of the police mechs just as easily as they did death in order to justify the "terrorists" - using a ''damaged'' knockoff, not her AceCustom Fuego - so the test proved the "White Riders" to be a ''complete'' failure: too powerful to use on rioters, mere {{Mooks}} against a skilled opponent.]]
[=GGP=]'s continued action.
* FamedInStory: Tamayo is known to be a national Rideback champion. Rin is well recognized recognised by her RedBaron title.
* %%* FanGirl: Suzuri Uchida
* {{Fanservice}}: There are subtle traces in the series.
Uchida



* GracefulInTheirElement: Rin is unsure of herself in the time [[spoiler:after her injury that compels her to leave dancing.]] But her discovery that [[spoiler:a Rideback responds to her commands as her own body in dance]] reenergizes her.

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* GracefulInTheirElement: Rin is unsure of herself in the time [[spoiler:after her injury that compels her to leave dancing.]] But her discovery that [[spoiler:a Rideback responds to her commands as her own body in dance]] reenergizes re-energises her.



* HeroicBSOD: Rin remains in one of these [[spoiler:throughout the second half of the series, but especially after the death of Suzuri]]. She reboots at the end of episode 11.

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* HeroicBSOD: Rin remains in one of these [[spoiler:throughout the second half of the series, but especially after the death of Suzuri]]. She reboots at the end of episode 11.eleven.



* InstantExpert: Rin borderlines with this when using an extremely advanced Rideback. Though it took a while to fully master the controls, her ballet skills allowed her to balance and move the vehicle beyond ''automated systems''.

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* InstantExpert: Rin borderlines with this when using an extremely advanced Rideback. Though it took a while to fully master the controls, her ballet skills allowed her to balance and move the vehicle beyond ''automated systems''.automated systems.



* KilledOffScreen: Rin's mother. As Suzuri implied in her {{Fangirl}} excitement, Rin's mother died in an earthquake 6 years prior. Viewers get to see memories of young Rin with her mother.
* LetsDance: [[spoiler:When Rin is riding Fuego, she is nearly unstoppable and will attempt to dance you to death with the Rideback.]] A lesson learned by several destroyed Grimoire enemy robots. Shoko almost declares this as she watches Rin in one instance.
* LaResistance: A notable ''nested'' example, as the GGP was originally a resistance group which opposed [[AmericaTakesOverTheWorld American interventionism]]. No one was more surprised than the GGP when they ''won'', taking America's place as the world's only superpower. However, in the ten years since then, increasing abuses on their part has made many of its former supporters(among them [[spoiler:[=RideBack=] Club president Tenshiro Okakura AKA "Goblin"]]) realize that it was a FullCircleRevolution. This has, in turn, led to the rise of the BMA.

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* KilledOffScreen: Rin's mother. As Suzuri implied in her {{Fangirl}} excitement, Rin's mother died in an earthquake 6 six years prior.earlier. Viewers get to see memories of young Rin with her mother.
* LetsDance: [[spoiler:When When Rin is riding Fuego, she is nearly unstoppable [[spoiler: her talents allow her to neutralise armed robots]], and will attempt to dance you to death with the Rideback.]] A lesson learned by several destroyed Grimoire enemy robots. Shoko almost declares this as she watches Rin in one instance.
* LaResistance: A notable ''nested'' nested example, as the GGP was originally a resistance group which opposed [[AmericaTakesOverTheWorld American interventionism]]. No one was more surprised than the GGP when they ''won'', taking America's place as the world's only superpower. However, in the ten years since then, increasing abuses on their part has made many of its former supporters(among them [[spoiler:[=RideBack=] Club president Tenshiro Okakura AKA "Goblin"]]) realize realise that it was a FullCircleRevolution. This has, in turn, led to the rise of the BMA.



* MiniMecha: Some of the mini-est in fiction; there's no enclosure, just a motorcycle chassis with arms, with the wheels capable of "standing" to become legs.

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* MiniMecha: Some of the mini-est in fiction; there's no enclosure, just The smallest units are essentially a motorcycle chassis with arms, with the wheels capable of "standing" to become legs.



* OptOut: When Rin's brother is framed for murder and she realizes that she might have to hurt people, Rin proves unable to bear the burden of being a member of LaResistance and quits just as the rebellion prepares to strike.

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* OptOut: When Rin's brother is framed for murder and she realizes realises that she might have to hurt people, Rin proves unable to bear the burden of being a member of LaResistance and quits just as the rebellion prepares to strike.



* PragmaticAdaptation: The anime shaves off a couple of aspects from the original manga in order for the story to be completed with its 12 episode run, particularly a certain totalitarian feel not quite experienced in the anime.

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* PragmaticAdaptation: The anime shaves off a couple of aspects from the original manga in order for the story to be completed with its 12 twelve episode run, particularly a certain totalitarian feel not quite experienced in the anime.



* ReverseMole: [[spoiler:Kalenback's second-in-command in the anime. She's not a warmonger and shown to question his aggressive behavior, following his orders only to the end when she forces him to stand down--and then shoots him when he tries to kill Kiefer.]]
* ShownTheirWork: Goblin uses proper UNIX-style commands to force enemy robot Ridebacks to shutdown immediately.

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* ReverseMole: [[spoiler:Kalenback's second-in-command in the anime. She's not a warmonger and shown to question his aggressive behavior, behaviour, following his orders only to the end when she forces him to stand down--and then shoots him when he tries to kill Kiefer.]]
* ShownTheirWork: Goblin uses proper UNIX-style commands to force enemy robot Ridebacks to shutdown immediately.
]]



* SuperWindowJump: Slightly justifiable since a Rideback and the rider's clothing would block most of the glass...except that Rin usually goes flying through windows in her street clothes.

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* SuperWindowJump: Slightly justifiable since a Rideback and the rider's clothing would block most of the glass...except that Rin usually goes flying often bursts through windows in her street clothes.while on board the Fuego despite wearing nothing more than clothing that offers little protection against glass shards.
29th Apr '17 3:48:19 PM Kalaong
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* FalseFlagOperation: Episode 6, "The Lightning-Fast [=RideBack=]" is of the "[[FalseFlagOperation arm and incite the enemy so you have an excuse to squish them]]" variety. On top of that, it's also a weapons test [[spoiler:which [[GoneHorriblyRight Goes Horribly Right]] in '''every way imaginable'''; the MiniMecha the GGP are testing are ''so'' effective that they [[CurbStompBattle kill most of the "terrorists"]] by ''accident'' and end up torturing and blackmailing the survivor into confessing for one of the deaths just to keep the perceived threat level high. Said survivor just happens to be Kenji Ogata(yes, Rin's younger brother), and the capture and interrogation acts as a catalyst for her eventual recruitment by LaResistance. Oh, and Rin trashes both of the police mechs just as easily as they did the "terrorists" - using a ''damaged'' knockoff, not her AceCustom Fuego - so the test proved the "White Riders" to be a ''complete'' failure: too powerful to use on rioters, mere {{Mooks}} against a skilled opponent.]]

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* FalseFlagOperation: Episode 6, "The Lightning-Fast [=RideBack=]" is of the "[[FalseFlagOperation "[[WarForFunAndProfit arm and incite the enemy so you have an excuse to squish them]]" variety. On top of that, it's also a weapons test [[spoiler:which [[GoneHorriblyRight Goes Horribly Right]] in '''every way imaginable'''; the MiniMecha the GGP are testing are ''so'' effective that they [[CurbStompBattle kill most of the "terrorists"]] by ''accident'' and end up torturing and blackmailing the survivor into confessing for one of the deaths just to keep the perceived threat level high. Said survivor just happens to be Kenji Ogata(yes, Rin's younger brother), and the capture and interrogation acts as a catalyst for her eventual recruitment by LaResistance. Oh, and Rin trashes both of the police mechs just as easily as they did the "terrorists" - using a ''damaged'' knockoff, not her AceCustom Fuego - so the test proved the "White Riders" to be a ''complete'' failure: too powerful to use on rioters, mere {{Mooks}} against a skilled opponent.]]
29th Apr '17 3:47:56 PM Kalaong
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* FalseFlagOperation: Episode 6, "The Lightning-Fast [=RideBack=]" is of the "[[WarForFunAndProfit arm and incite the enemy so you have an excuse to squish them]]" variety. On top of that, it's also a weapons test [[spoiler:which [[GoneHorriblyRight Goes Horribly Right]] in '''every way imaginable'''; the MiniMecha the GGP are testing are ''so'' effective that they [[CurbStompBattle kill most of the "terrorists"]] by ''accident'' and end up torturing and blackmailing the survivor into confessing for one of the deaths just to keep the perceived threat level high. Said survivor just happens to be Kenji Ogata(yes, Rin's younger brother), and the capture and interrogation acts as a catalyst for her eventual recruitment by LaResistance. Oh, and Rin trashes both of the police mechs just as easily as they did the "terrorists" - using a ''damaged'' knockoff, not her AceCustom Fuego - so the test proved the "White Riders" to be a ''complete'' failure: too powerful to use on rioters, mere {{Mooks}} against a skilled opponent.]]

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* FalseFlagOperation: Episode 6, "The Lightning-Fast [=RideBack=]" is of the "[[WarForFunAndProfit "[[FalseFlagOperation arm and incite the enemy so you have an excuse to squish them]]" variety. On top of that, it's also a weapons test [[spoiler:which [[GoneHorriblyRight Goes Horribly Right]] in '''every way imaginable'''; the MiniMecha the GGP are testing are ''so'' effective that they [[CurbStompBattle kill most of the "terrorists"]] by ''accident'' and end up torturing and blackmailing the survivor into confessing for one of the deaths just to keep the perceived threat level high. Said survivor just happens to be Kenji Ogata(yes, Rin's younger brother), and the capture and interrogation acts as a catalyst for her eventual recruitment by LaResistance. Oh, and Rin trashes both of the police mechs just as easily as they did the "terrorists" - using a ''damaged'' knockoff, not her AceCustom Fuego - so the test proved the "White Riders" to be a ''complete'' failure: too powerful to use on rioters, mere {{Mooks}} against a skilled opponent.]]
22nd Aug '16 12:01:10 AM gjjones
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* NamesTheSame: Rin Ogata almost had a namesake by the name of Rina Ogata in ''White Album''; the latter was also voiced by Creator/NanaMizuki.
21st Aug '16 11:59:05 PM gjjones
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* FinalBattle: One DanceBattler against [[spoiler:a squad of enemy robots.]] Sadly, we don't see as much of the fight, only just described, as an amazed news crew gives a play-by-play account.
21st Aug '16 11:57:10 PM gjjones
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* BigHeroicRun: To save [[spoiler:Shoko from the TV Tower]], Rin boards Fuego, rides atop a thin train rail, busts into the TV Tower for the rescue...and then breaks through several military blockades with agility only a few others in the series have witnessed.
21st Aug '16 11:56:00 PM gjjones
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* [[spoiler:BuryYourGays: The first main character dying during the series is Suzuri]].

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* [[spoiler:BuryYourGays: The BuryYourGays: [[spoiler:The first main character dying during the series is Suzuri]].


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* OneManArmy: Rin's motivation is to dance, not fight. But when she's cornered, her dance reflexes make her swift and deadly, especially aboard Fuego.
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