History VisualNovel / TimeHollow

4th Aug '16 8:45:11 AM Gosicrystal
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* NewGamePlus: After a fashion... [[spoiler:I mean, it's about twenty seconds long and lets you skip the entire game. Does it really count?]]
** There is a second one, which is nearly identical to the first except near the end.

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* NewGamePlus: NewGamePlus:
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After a fashion... [[spoiler:I mean, it's about twenty seconds long completing the game, you can start over and lets stop the ''entire game'' from happening at the prologue. With your memories from the endgame, you skip have to convince the entire game. Does BigBad to abstain from MakeWrongWhatOnceWentRight so you can directly avert his DarkAndTroubledPast [[SequenceBreaking ahead of time]]. Needless to say, this rerun is ''very'' short: it really count?]]
takes less than 30 minutes to complete.
** There is a second one, which is nearly identical to the first except near the end. Some dialogues change and give more meaning to Sox's role in the game.



* NoOneCouldSurviveThat: The classic cliff drop.

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* NoOneCouldSurviveThat: The classic [[spoiler:Jack falls off a cliff drop.in the road where the bus crash happened. He's considered dead, but he suddenly makes an entrance at the end of the game to try and foil Ethan's attempt to avert Kori's death ''and'' displacement of time.]]



* NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Irving, after falling from a cliff.]]
* NotQuiteTheRightThing: Ethan prevents an accident where a woman he knows dies, but the accident instead injures a boy and kills his dog. The only way to save all of them is to not to fix the woman's bicycle, which is what Ethan did first to save the woman, but to fix the truck that caused the accident in the first place.

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* NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Irving, [[spoiler:It turns out that Jack didn't die after falling from a cliff.the cliff in the penultimate chapter. You learn this the hard way: he tries to foil your attempt to avert the cause of every conflict in the endgame.]]
* NotQuiteTheRightThing: NotQuiteTheRightThing:
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Ethan prevents an accident where a woman he knows dies, but the accident instead injures a boy and kills his dog. The only way to save all of them is to not to fix the woman's bicycle, which is what Ethan did first to save the woman, but to fix the truck that caused the accident in the first place.



* NumericalThemeNaming: Irving Onegin, Jack Twombly, Vin and Ashley Threeth, Ben Fourier, Morris Fivet, this continues to Kori Twelve.

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* NumericalThemeNaming: Irving Onegin, Jack Twombly, Vin and Ashley Threeth, Threet, Ben Fourier, Morris Fivet, this Fivet... This continues to Kori Twelve.Twelves.



* OmniscientCouncilOfVagueness: [[spoiler:And do we ever learn who they are or what they want? No! They only speak in shadows ''once''.]]
** [[spoiler: It could just be Kori and Irving, but there's no proof of that]].

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* OmniscientCouncilOfVagueness: [[spoiler:And do we ever learn who they are or what they want? No! They only speak in shadows ''once''.]]
** [[spoiler:
It could just be Kori and Irving, but there's no proof of that]].



* SaveTheVillain

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* SaveTheVillainSaveTheVillain: Ethan tries to save the BigBad from falling off a cliff. He's unsuccessful. [[spoiler:The fall doesn't kill him, though, and he's going for Ethan in the next chapter.]]



* ScarsAreForever

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* ScarsAreForeverScarsAreForever:



* SecondEpisodeMorning: In chapter one.

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* %%* SecondEpisodeMorning: In chapter one.



* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong

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* %%* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong



* StableTimeLoop: [[spoiler:The ending.]]

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* %%* StableTimeLoop: [[spoiler:The ending.]]



* TemporalParadox: Mostly averted.

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* %%* TemporalParadox: Mostly averted.



* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Ashley and Emily.

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* %%* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Ashley and Emily.



* YouCantThwartStageOne: Averted in the extremely short NewGamePlus.

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* %%* YouCantThwartStageOne: Averted in the extremely short NewGamePlus.
4th Aug '16 8:16:56 AM Gosicrystal
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* CatsAreMean: Ethan gets a nasty scratch at the beginning of the game.
** To be fair, it's mostly due to Sox [[HatesBaths hating baths]] instead of him being truly malicious.
* ChekhovsGun: Irving with [[spoiler:the scars under his glove]].

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* CatsAreMean: Ethan gets a nasty scratch at the beginning of the game.
** To be fair, it's mostly due
game when he tries to Sox [[HatesBaths hating baths]] instead of him being truly malicious.
bath Sox]].
* ChekhovsGun: Irving with [[spoiler:the [[spoiler:The scars under his glove]].on Irving's hand are from the incident at Kako High School's rooftop where he pushed Kori off it and she tried to hold onto him, unsuccessfully.]]



* DangerousSixteenthBirthday: 17th Birthday, actually, but that's close enough.
* TheDogWasTheMastermind: [[spoiler:Sox. Maybe.]]
* DopplegangerReplacementLoveInterest: Of a sort. [[spoiler: After Kori is saved by uncle Derek, the ending cut scene reveals a [[IdenticalGrandson girl who looks similar,]] and is implied to be his cousin.]]

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* DangerousSixteenthBirthday: 17th Birthday, actually, but that's close enough.
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Ethan turns 17 when he's given the Hollow Pen. He'll need it to repair the horrible deaths of his friends and family throughout the game.
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TheDogWasTheMastermind: [[spoiler:Sox. Maybe.]]
* DopplegangerReplacementLoveInterest: Of a sort. [[spoiler: After Kori is saved by uncle Derek, the ending cut scene reveals a [[IdenticalGrandson girl who looks extremely similar,]] and is implied to be his cousin.]]



* FourIsDeath: [[spoiler:Ben ''Four''ier, who kills Aaron with a pair of pliers in one reality.]]
* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:So is it Ethan's cousin, or a time duplicate, or what?]]

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* FourIsDeath: [[spoiler:Ben ''Four''ier, who '''Four'''ier kills Aaron with a pair of pliers in one reality.]]
* GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:So [[spoiler:So... the pink-haired girl at the end of the game is it Ethan's cousin, or a time duplicate, or what?]]



* IdenticalGrandson: The most common interpretation of the final moments in the ending.

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* IdenticalGrandson: The most common interpretation At the end of the final moments in the ending.game, [[spoiler:a girl with pink hair greets Ethan at Kako High School. She looks ''exactly'' as Kori. It's implied she's Kori and Derek's daughter.]]



* InTheBack: [[spoiler: Kori]]

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* InTheBack: [[spoiler: Kori]]Kori is stabbed with a knife in the back by Irving (or rather, Jack) at the end of the penultimate chapter. This makes her vanish of existence, as she had been displaced of time prior to the game's beginning.]]



* {{Joshikousei}}: Kori, Emily and Ashley.

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* %%* {{Joshikousei}}: Kori, Emily and Ashley.



* {{Meganekko}}: Emily.

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* {{Meganekko}}: Emily.The cute Emily wears a pair of glasses.



* MindScrew: With so much time travel, how could it not be?

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* %%* MindScrew: With so much time travel, how could it not be?



* MysteriousWaif: Kori

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* %%* MysteriousWaif: Kori



* NewTransferStudent: Kori

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* %%* NewTransferStudent: Kori



* OlderThanTheyLook: [[spoiler:Kori, due to being displaced from time.]]

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* OlderThanTheyLook: [[spoiler:Kori, due to being [[spoiler:Kori is no longer a teenager even if she looks like one. She hasn't aged a bit in some years since she was displaced from time.]]



* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: Ethan until his 17th birthday.

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* OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent: Ethan had a normal life until his 17th birthday.birthday, which saddles him with the conflict of the Kairos-Onegin families.
3rd May '16 1:33:14 AM Rognik
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* BaitAndSwitchCredits: Being able to see the treehouse catching fire (you only see the planted stick), Ethan running through a Hole, and [[spoiler:Ethan being the one to jump out the window and grab Kori]].
* BerserkButton: [[spoiler: ''Ben Fourier'' of all people, whom Ethan describes in his profile as "kind of a wuss, but not a bad guy", has one. The berserk button is dogs. When Ben was a child, he was taking care of a dog named Shiloh, but one day there was a huge lightning storm that set the treehouse on fire...and Ben ''forgot to untie Shiloh from the treehouse before he left,'' causing Shiloh to burn to death. Ben is tormented with guilt, so when he sees a dog named Lucky, he flips out and starts hitting the dog. The little boy who owns the dog calls for help, Aaron comes out of the cafe to investigate the commotion, and his attempt to save the boy from Ben causes the two of them to fight, which depending on whether Ben has access to pliers or Aaron has access to a rock will end up with either Ben or Aaron hospitalized/dead.]]

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* BaitAndSwitchCredits: Being able to see the treehouse catching fire (you only see the planted stick), stick) and Ethan running through a Hole, and [[spoiler:Ethan being the one to jump out the window and grab Kori]].
Hole.
* BerserkButton: [[spoiler: ''Ben Fourier'' of all people, whom Ethan describes in his profile as "kind of a wuss, but not a bad guy", has one. The berserk button is dogs. When Ben was a child, he was taking care of a dog named Shiloh, but one day there was a huge lightning storm that set the treehouse on fire... and Ben ''forgot to untie Shiloh from the treehouse before he left,'' causing Shiloh to burn to death. Ben is tormented with guilt, so when he sees a dog named Lucky, he flips out and starts hitting the dog. The little boy who owns the dog calls for help, Aaron comes out of the cafe to investigate the commotion, and his attempt to save the boy from Ben causes the two of them to fight, which depending on whether Ben has access to pliers or Aaron has access to a rock will end up with either Ben or Aaron hospitalized/dead.]]



* [[DangerousSixteenthBirthday Dangerous Seventeenth Birthday]]

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* [[DangerousSixteenthBirthday Dangerous Seventeenth Birthday]]DangerousSixteenthBirthday: 17th Birthday, actually, but that's close enough.



* EconomyCast

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* EconomyCastEconomyCast: There's a total of 13 last names of characters in the game, with either siblings or parents doubling up. The same few faces will keep showing up, with almost no disposable characters.



* IdenticalGrandson: The most common interpretation of a certain point in the ending.

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* IdenticalGrandson: The most common interpretation of a certain point the final moments in the ending.



* NumericalThemeNaming: Irving Onegin, Jack Twombly, Vin and Ashley Threeth, Ben Fourier, Morris Fivet, I can keep going...

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* NumericalThemeNaming: Irving Onegin, Jack Twombly, Vin and Ashley Threeth, Ben Fourier, Morris Fivet, I can keep going...this continues to Kori Twelve.



* OlderThanTheyLook: [[spoiler:Kori, due to being displaced from time.]]



* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: [[spoiler:Kori, due to being displaced from time.]]



* SpoilerOpening: Kori falling from the school.

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* SpoilerOpening: Kori falling from the school. Actually, [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil the entire opening spoils most major events of the game]].



* [[TakingTheBullet Taking The Knife]]: [[spoiler: Kori to Ethan. Irving tries to subvert it by stabbing him anyway, but is stopped.]]
* TemporalParadox: mostly averted.

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* [[TakingTheBullet Taking The Knife]]: TakingTheBullet: It's a knife, but [[spoiler: Kori to Ethan. jumps in front of Ethan, when Irving tries to subvert it by stabbing him anyway, but is stopped.kill the other Hollow Pen user.]]
* TemporalParadox: mostly Mostly averted.
10th Apr '16 9:11:09 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Ethan is [[CodeGeass Lelouch Lamperouge]]
27th Feb '16 2:32:52 PM Prfnoff
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* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''ShadowOfMemories''.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''ShadowOfMemories''.''VideoGame/ShadowOfDestiny''.
13th Sep '15 3:51:05 PM Willbyr
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TimeHollow is a point and-click AdventureGame for the Nintendo DS. The player takes the role of Ethan Kairos, an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent living with his parents, starting on the evening before his seventeenth [[TheHerosBirthday birthday]]. However, during the night, Ethan dreams that his parents are caught in a fire, and upon waking discovers that he lives with his uncle and his parents disappeared twelve years ago. He then inherits a Hollow Pen: an [[InvisibleToNormals invisible]] pen that can create holes through time. With this, Ethan tries to find out what happened to his parents and stop it from occuring. However, a figure from the past is always one step ahead...

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TimeHollow ''Time Hollow'' is a point and-click AdventureGame for the Nintendo DS. The player takes the role of Ethan Kairos, an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent living with his parents, starting on the evening before his seventeenth [[TheHerosBirthday birthday]]. However, during the night, Ethan dreams that his parents are caught in a fire, and upon waking discovers that he lives with his uncle and his parents disappeared twelve years ago. He then inherits a Hollow Pen: an [[InvisibleToNormals invisible]] pen that can create holes through time. With this, Ethan tries to find out what happened to his parents and stop it from occuring. However, a figure from the past is always one step ahead...ahead...


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11th Mar '15 10:06:04 AM Rognik
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* DopplegangerReplacementLoveInterest: Of a sort. [[spoiler: After Kori is saved by uncle Derek, the ending cut scene reveals a [[IdenticalGrandson girl who looks similar,]] and is implied to be his cousin.]]
7th Jun '14 11:46:42 PM Sabrewing
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* {{Sidequest}}: [[Preventing Vin's accident so he can continue playing basketball is completely optional and unadvertised.]]

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* {{Sidequest}}: [[Preventing [[spoiler:Preventing Vin's accident so he can continue playing basketball is completely optional and unadvertised.]]
7th Jun '14 11:45:54 PM Sabrewing
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* {{Sidequest}}: [[Preventing Vin's accident so he can continue playing basketball is completely optional and unadvertised.]]
2nd Feb '14 4:58:08 PM Emreld3000
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* TimeyWimeyBall: For most of the game the laws of time travel are consistent. However, for the sake of drama, there are a couple of key points near the end which break the story's own rules.
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