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14th Jul '16 12:57:02 AM TrickyTroper
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* '''Downplayed''': When Queen Sangria's forces attack the town, Ruby's parents escape, but their old livelihood is ruined and a few friends have died.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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When Queen Sangria's forces attack the town, Ruby's parents family and friends escape, but their old livelihood is ruined and a ruined.
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few of Ruby's friends have died.die in the attack, but her family survives. Also, the damage to the town is fairly minor and the survivors can go on with their lives.



* '''Parodied''': Ruby comes home to find the evil army tickling her family and toliet papering her home. She reacts as if the army has murdered them and destroyed their hometown.

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* '''Parodied''': Ruby comes home to find the evil army tickling her family and toliet toilet papering her home. She reacts as if the army has murdered them and destroyed their hometown.



* '''Enforced''': "Ruby needs that really defining element of {{tragedy}} to [[RuleOfEmpathy make the audience care about her]]. Let's kill off her folks!"
* '''Lampshaded''': "Did destiny really have to kill my family to get me to go along? Why couldn't she just turn them into gerbils or something?"

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* '''Enforced''': "Ruby needs that really defining element of {{tragedy}} to [[RuleOfEmpathy make the audience care about her]]. Let's kill off her folks!"
folks!" "As long as we're doing something like that, why not make it another sign that she's TheChosenOne? You know, for all the new fans."
* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''':
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"Did destiny really have to kill my family to get me to go along? Why couldn't she just turn them into gerbils or something?"something?"
** "Now, I must warn all of you about the consequences of heroism. You can run from the CallToAdventure, but you can't hide forever. Boy or girl, the call will find you."



* '''Defied''': The [[EnforcedColdWar rules of engagement]] between Ruby and Sangria prevent them from targeting each others' families unless they deliberately join the fight, so Ruby could ScrewDestiny if she wanted to.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
** Queen Sangria fights Ruby directly, without hesitation.
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The [[EnforcedColdWar rules of engagement]] between Ruby and Sangria prevent them from targeting each others' families unless they deliberately join the fight, so Ruby could ScrewDestiny if she wanted to.



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"Why is Ruby just beginning to figure out that maybe, just maybe, she's TheChosenOne? It's been three seasons since Queen Sangria killed Ruby's parents and trashed her beautiful town."
* '''Implied''': Some time after Ruby is stated to be TheChosenOne, her town is destroyed for no apparent reason.



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26th Jan '15 10:23:34 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Enforced''': "Ruby needs that really defining element of tragedy to [[RuleOfEmpathy make the audience care about her]]. Let's kill off her folks!"

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* '''Enforced''': "Ruby needs that really defining element of tragedy {{tragedy}} to [[RuleOfEmpathy make the audience care about her]]. Let's kill off her folks!"



* '''Defied''': The [[EnforcedColdWar rules of engagement]] between Ruby and Sangria prevent them from targeting each others' families unless they deliberately join the fight.

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* '''Defied''': The [[EnforcedColdWar rules of engagement]] between Ruby and Sangria prevent them from targeting each others' families unless they deliberately join the fight.fight, so Ruby could ScrewDestiny if she wanted to.
26th Jan '15 9:56:50 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Justified''': Queen Sangria learned of the prophecy and was trying to take Ruby out before she could accomplish anything. She missed.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Queen Sangria learned of the prophecy and was trying to take Ruby out before she could accomplish anything. She missed.missed.
** Queen Sangria is a {{Jerkass}} and wants Ruby to suffer as much as possible.



** [[WrongGenreSavvy Ruby thinks that this is going to happen, but Queen Sangria decides to directly attack her instead.]]



** The queen's {{mooks}} accidentally destroy Ruby's hometown.



* '''Discussed''': "No, I won't try to fight Queen Sangria. If I were really TheChosenOne, she would have ruined my life long ago."

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* '''Discussed''': "No, I won't try to fight Queen Sangria. If I were really TheChosenOne, [[GenreSavvy she would have ruined my life long ago.ago]]."



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Back to TheCallKnowsWhereYouLiveI guess TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive, because the BigBad just [[TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive destroyed the main page]].
20th Jan '15 3:36:11 PM TrickyTroper
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'''Basic Trope''': In order to make it clear that TheChosenOne [[YouCantFightFate can't avoid his destiny]], people they care about are horribly killed by the enemy.
* '''Straight''': [[TheChosenOne Ruby's]] destiny pits her against [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen Queen]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Sangria]]. Ruby decides [[ScrewDestiny to head out of town to avoid said destiny]], but The Queen attacks Ruby's DoomedHometown and has her parents slaughtered.
* '''Exaggerated''': The Queen attacks Ruby's DoomedHometown and captures her family. Over the next several months, she has them [[TortureAlwaysWorks tortured]], both to gain any information on Ruby that she can and [[ForTheEvulz simply because she can]]. Eventually, they're slaughtered, butchered, and publicly displayed so that everyone can see their corpses -- especially Ruby, [[YankTheDogsChain who was getting closer to tracking down and rescuing them]].
* '''Downplayed''': When Queen Sangria's forces attack the town, Ruby's parents escape, but their old livelihood is ruined.

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'''Basic Trope''': In order The enemy kills TheChosenOne's loved ones and destroys his or her hometown, to make it clear that TheChosenOne [[YouCantFightFate can't avoid his destiny]], people they care about are horribly killed by the enemy.
YouCantFightFate.
* '''Straight''': [[TheChosenOne Ruby's]] destiny pits her against [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen Queen]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Sangria]]. Ruby decides [[ScrewDestiny to head out of town to avoid said destiny]], but The Queen attacks Ruby's DoomedHometown DoomedHometown. She then proceeds to brutally murder all of Ruby's friends and has her parents slaughtered.
relatives.
* '''Exaggerated''': The Queen attacks Ruby's DoomedHometown and captures her family.every survivor except Ruby. Over the next several months, she has them [[TortureAlwaysWorks tortured]], both to gain any information on Ruby that she can and [[ForTheEvulz simply because she can]]. Eventually, they're slaughtered, butchered, and publicly displayed so that everyone can see their corpses -- especially Ruby, [[YankTheDogsChain who was getting closer to tracking down and rescuing them]].
* '''Downplayed''': When Queen Sangria's forces attack the town, Ruby's parents escape, but their old livelihood is ruined.ruined and a few friends have died.



* '''Inverted''':

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':



* '''Subverted''': Ruby, not wanting to fight the powerful enemy the old crazy guy claimed she would have to, moves herself and her entire family to another country where they live under assumed names. Queen Sangria finds herself unable to track them down.
* '''Double Subverted''': Until Queen Sangria's army razes Ruby's new hometown, killing her family, for [[ButForMeItWasTuesday entirely unrelated reasons]].
* '''Parodied''': "But I can't leave! I have too many responsibilities ''here!!'' *A meteor destroys her DoomedHometown in the background*
* '''Zig Zagged''': Ruby diverts the call to Jade, her best friend. While Jade is on a mission, her entire family is slaughtered by a third party not related to Queen Sangria or simply acting against her orders. Jade blames Ruby for the entire incident and decides to ally herself with Queen Sangria in revenge. Ruby must decide whether to bring her dear friend back to her side or fight her to the death.
* '''Averted''': Nothing bad happens to Ruby's hometown because of her adventures.

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** Queen Sangria [[BackFromTheDead resurrects Ruby's parents from the dead]] and repairs the damages to her hometown, in order to convince her that she ''isn't'' TheChosenOne.
* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Ruby, not wanting to fight the powerful enemy the old crazy guy claimed she would have to, moves herself and her entire family to another country where they live under assumed names. Queen Sangria finds herself unable to track them down.
** It turns out it wasn't Queen Sangria who destroyed Ruby's hometown. The real villain, James, placed the blame on her.
* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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Until Queen Sangria's army razes Ruby's new hometown, killing her family, for [[ButForMeItWasTuesday entirely unrelated reasons]].
** [[BlatantLies This is a lie]]; Queen Sangria really is the main villain, and James is only a {{mook|s}}.
* '''Parodied''': "But I can't leave! I have too many responsibilities ''here!!'' *A meteor destroys Ruby comes home to find the evil army tickling her DoomedHometown in family and toliet papering her home. She reacts as if the background*
army has murdered them and destroyed their hometown.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Ruby diverts the call to Jade, her best friend. While Jade is on a mission, her entire family is slaughtered by a third party not related to Queen Sangria or simply acting against her orders. Jade blames Ruby for the entire incident and decides to ally herself with Queen Sangria in revenge. Ruby must decide whether to bring her dear friend back to her side or fight her to the death.DuelToTheDeath.
* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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Nothing bad happens to Ruby's hometown because of her adventures.adventures.
** There is no prophecy or chosen one.



* '''Lampshaded''': "Did Destiny ''really'' have to kill my family to get me to go along? Why not turning them into gerbils?"
* '''Invoked''': Erik implies that Sangria will kill her family if she doesn't help him.
* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Did Destiny ''really'' destiny really have to kill my family to get me to go along? Why not turning couldn't she just turn them into gerbils?"
gerbils or something?"
* '''Invoked''': Erik implies that As part of her evil plan, Queen Sangria will kill her family if she doesn't help him.
decides to bully Ruby before killing her.
* '''Exploited''': ???Ruby [[TheWoobie scores pity with her tragic backstory]], and gains allies this way.



* '''Discussed''': ???

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* '''Discussed''': ???"No, I won't try to fight Queen Sangria. If I were really TheChosenOne, she would have ruined my life long ago."



* '''Played For Laughs''': Ruby comes home to find the evil army tickling her family and toliet papering her home.
* '''Played For Drama''': Ruby's little sister Garnet was the only other survivor of the assault, but was left horribly traumatized by the experience. Ruby also gets blamed for the attack by other people, especially by Jade, who was in love with Ruby's older sister Sapphire.

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* '''Played For Laughs''': Ruby comes home to find tells her future sidekick that she can't be the evil army tickling heroine because she has a life at home. Seconds later, a meteorite destroys her family DoomedHometown, and toliet papering her home.
she says, "Okay, I'm in."
* '''Played For Drama''': Ruby's little sister Garnet was the only other survivor of the assault, but was left horribly traumatized by the experience. Ruby also gets blamed for the attack by other people, especially by Jade, who [[LesYay was in love with Ruby's older sister Sapphire.Sapphire]].



%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''':
???
20th Mar '14 9:55:46 PM Gitaxias
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* '''Downplayed''': When Queen Sangria's forces attack the town, Ruby's parents escape, but their old livlihood is ruined.

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* '''Downplayed''': When Queen Sangria's forces attack the town, Ruby's parents escape, but their old livlihood livelihood is ruined.
20th Mar '14 9:55:32 PM Gitaxias
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???When Queen Sangria's forces attack the town, Ruby's parents escape, but their old livlihood is ruined.
23rd Nov '13 8:47:33 PM PiGirl13
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* '''Played For Drama''': Ruby's little sister Garnet was the only other survivor of the assault, but was left horribly traumatized by the experience. Ruby also gets blamed for the attack by other survivors, especially by Jade, who was in love with her older sister Sapphire.

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* '''Played For Drama''': Ruby's little sister Garnet was the only other survivor of the assault, but was left horribly traumatized by the experience. Ruby also gets blamed for the attack by other survivors, people, especially by Jade, who was in love with her Ruby's older sister Sapphire.
3rd Mar '13 2:42:37 AM SeptimusHeap
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* '''Played For Drama''': Ruby's little sister Garnet was the only other survivor of the assault, but was left horribly traumatized by the experience. Ruby also gets blamed for the attack by other survivors, especially by Jade, who was in love with her [[DeadLittleSister older sister Sapphire]].

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* '''Played For Drama''': Ruby's little sister Garnet was the only other survivor of the assault, but was left horribly traumatized by the experience. Ruby also gets blamed for the attack by other survivors, especially by Jade, who was in love with her [[DeadLittleSister older sister Sapphire]].Sapphire.
2nd Feb '13 10:44:35 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Inverted''': The Queen ignores the ancient prophecy about this destiny, until Ruby infiltrates her castle and kills [[TheDragon her heir to the throne,]] [[MeaningfulName Draco.]]
** Alternatively, Ruby JumpedAtTheCall, and the attack on her hometown is the point where she first realizes how serious things actually are.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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The Queen ignores the ancient prophecy about this destiny, until Ruby infiltrates her castle and kills [[TheDragon her heir to the throne,]] [[MeaningfulName Draco.]]
** Alternatively, Ruby JumpedAtTheCall, and the attack on her hometown is the point where she first realizes how serious things actually are.



* '''Deconstructed''': [[EvilMentor Erik]] feels that the advantage of having Ruby on the side of LaResistance is more important than the inhabitants of her hometown, so he destroys the village and tells her that the Queen was responsible for it instead. When Ruby finds out later, she leaves the resistance effort.
* '''Reconstructed''': ...But when the rest of LaResistance learn of Erik's treachery, they oust him from his position as leader of the force and replace him with Ruby, who has now become an incredibly skilled fighter in the time she's spent rebelling against the Queen's reign. With a renewed dedication to more heroic ideals, the resistance fighters earn the respect and trust of the oppressed citizens and finally are able to depose of the Queen for good.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Played For Laughs:''' Ruby comes home to find the evil army tickling her family and toliet papering her home.
* '''Played For Drama:''' Ruby's little sister Garnet was the only other survivor of the assault, but was left horribly traumatized by the experience. Ruby also gets blamed for the attack by other survivors, especially by Jade, who was in love with her [[DeadLittleSister older sister Sapphire]].

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* '''Deconstructed''': [[EvilMentor Erik]] feels that the advantage of having Ruby on the side of LaResistance is more important than the inhabitants of her hometown, so he destroys the village and tells her that the Queen was responsible for it instead. When Ruby finds out later, she leaves the resistance effort.
* '''Reconstructed''': ...But when the rest of LaResistance learn of Erik's treachery, they oust him from his position as leader of the force and replace him with Ruby, who has now become an incredibly skilled fighter in the time she's spent rebelling against the Queen's reign. With a renewed dedication to more heroic ideals, the resistance fighters earn the respect and trust of the oppressed citizens and finally are able to depose of the Queen for good.
* '''Played For Laughs:''' Laughs''': Ruby comes home to find the evil army tickling her family and toliet papering her home.
* '''Played For Drama:''' Drama''': Ruby's little sister Garnet was the only other survivor of the assault, but was left horribly traumatized by the experience. Ruby also gets blamed for the attack by other survivors, especially by Jade, who was in love with her [[DeadLittleSister older sister Sapphire]].
Sapphire]].



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13th Aug '11 6:40:51 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* '''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Lampshaded''': ???
"Did Destiny ''really'' have to kill my family to get me to go along? Why not turning them into gerbils?"
* '''Invoked''': ???Erik implies that Sangria will kill her family if she doesn't help him.



* '''Played For Laughs:''' ???

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* '''Played For Laughs:''' ???Ruby comes home to find the evil army tickling her family and toliet papering her home.
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