History Webcomic / ToPreventWorldPeace

30th Nov '15 9:56:24 PM Red-Dead-Redeemer
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* Deconstruction: The series as a whole is a "light" deconstruction of Magical Girl anime. In this setting, magical girls can only receive their powers if they have a "purity of being" so that they completely believe in and represent an ideal, thereby gaining magical power that is used to hunt down the magical predators that plague society. Unfortunately, the forces of good [[WeAreStrugglingTogether are not one big happy family]], [[MagnificentBastard politicians, businessmen, and even some muggles]] [[WouldHurtAChild manipulate their children into doing dangerous / socially unacceptable things]] for profit, and some of the "pure-hearted" heroes of justice kill people, and are never socially reprimanded for thinking that killing is a pure and honest thing (even in the case of justifiable homicide). This usually results in a lot of nice, kindhearted heroes having serious overconfidence in their ability to be incorruptible or infallible, and are extremely racist towards other types of mages as a result of their conflict and murder of said mages (most of the mages they fight are evil, but only because they're the minority that are stupid enough to cause havoc and fight out in the open), as seen by Kendra in chapter 1 when she is very close-minded to a sensible and peaceful oracle's warnings. A lot of the plot comes from the fact that most of the magical girls in the world think that the world is screwed up and they received their powers by being pure of heart, and by that [[InsaneTrollLogic logic]] they are the most fit [[DudeWheresMyRespect to protect / rule the world]].
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* Deconstruction: {{Deconstruction}}: The series as a whole is a "light" deconstruction of Magical Girl anime. In this setting, magical girls can only receive their powers if they have a "purity of being" so that they completely believe in and represent an ideal, thereby gaining magical power that is used to hunt down the magical predators that plague society. Unfortunately, the forces of good [[WeAreStrugglingTogether are not one big happy family]], [[MagnificentBastard politicians, businessmen, and even some muggles]] [[WouldHurtAChild manipulate their children into doing dangerous / socially unacceptable things]] for profit, and some of the "pure-hearted" heroes of justice kill people, and are never socially reprimanded for thinking that killing is a pure and honest thing (even in the case of justifiable homicide). This usually results in a lot of nice, kindhearted heroes having serious overconfidence in their ability to be incorruptible or infallible, and are extremely racist towards other types of mages as a result of their conflict and murder of said mages (most of the mages they fight are evil, but only because they're the minority that are stupid enough to cause havoc and fight out in the open), as seen by Kendra in chapter 1 when she is very close-minded to a sensible and peaceful oracle's warnings. A lot of the plot comes from the fact that most of the magical girls in the world think that the world is screwed up and they received their powers by being pure of heart, and by that [[InsaneTrollLogic logic]] they are the most fit [[DudeWheresMyRespect to protect / rule the world]].

* ShoutOut: The commentary for Chapter Five never so much as touched on it, but the situation with the Austrailian Magical Girl sounds somewhat remanescent of [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Kyuubey]].
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* ShoutOut: The commentary for Chapter Five never so much as touched on it, but the situation with the Austrailian Australian Magical Girl sounds somewhat remanescent reminiscent of [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Kyuubey]].

* WordOfGod: After each chapter, Emily posts a page of commentary on the preceeding, as well as the occasional bit of worldbuilding on how her magical system works.
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* WordOfGod: After each chapter, Emily posts a page of commentary on the preceeding, preceding, as well as the occasional bit of worldbuilding world-building on how her magical system works.

** After becoming a villain, Kendra fights a lot of magical girls. Not to kill them (not permanently, at least), but to teach them of how stuck-up and close-minded they are. Since magical girl forms act as an extra life (with an expiration date), killing heroines in magical girl form is considered more ethical than stealing millions of dollars. This actually works great, especially against some REALLY deluded heroes (the Robin Hood fanatic who almost caused an international incident, and the Luck Stealer who was strongarmed by her father into cheating in Las Vegas. A lot.]] * [[YesMan YesGirl]]: Maria Athemyst is literally incapable of defying her socially abusive, misery-profiting dad.
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** After becoming a villain, Kendra fights a lot of magical girls. Not to kill them (not permanently, at least), but to teach them of how stuck-up and close-minded they are. Since magical girl forms act as an extra life (with an expiration date), killing heroines in magical girl form is considered more ethical than stealing millions of dollars. This actually works great, especially against some REALLY deluded heroes (the Robin Hood fanatic who almost caused an international incident, and the Luck Stealer who was strongarmed strong-armed by her father into cheating in Las Vegas. A lot.]] Vegas. * [[YesMan YesGirl]]: YesMan: Maria Athemyst is literally incapable of defying her socially abusive, misery-profiting dad.
30th Oct '15 8:15:01 PM FF32
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* {{Magitech}}: Tiffany's inventions - according to WordOfGod, they are not scientifically sound, and it's only her magic that allows them to work.
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* {{Magitech}}: {{Magitek}}: Tiffany's inventions - according to WordOfGod, they are not scientifically sound, and it's only her magic that allows them to work.
29th Dec '14 11:26:11 AM Wolfe4
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* Alliterative Name: Tiffany's M.O. with all her sentient magitek of death... that isn't about death.
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* Alliterative Name: AlliterativeName: Tiffany's M.O. with all her sentient magitek of death... that isn't about death.
22nd Oct '14 4:48:29 PM kome360
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* WouldHurtAChild: Most of the villains. Sadly, this creates a setting where all magical girls and their fans assume that any mage who isn't a magical girl is evil incarnate. This nearly causes the protagonist to fight, or even kill, an oracle trying [[BreakThemByTalking by warn her about a bad future]] [[HeroicNeutral so she can go back to bed]]. ** After becoming a villain, Kendra fights a lot of magical girls. Not to kill them (not permanently, at least), but to teach them of how stuck-up and close-minded they are. Since magical girl forms act as an extra life (with an expiration date), killing heroines in magical girl form is considered more ethical than stealing millions of dollars. This actually works great, especially against some REALLY deluded heroes (the Robin Hood fanatic who almost caused an international incident, and the Luck Stealer who was strongarmed by her father into cheating in Las Vegas. A lot.]]

* WouldHurtAChild: Most of the villains. Sadly, this creates a setting where all magical girls and their fans assume that any mage who isn't a magical girl is evil incarnate. This nearly causes the protagonist to fight, or even kill, an oracle trying [[BreakThemByTalking by warn her about a bad future]] [[HeroicNeutral so she can go back to bed]]. ** After becoming a villain, Kendra fights a lot of magical girls. Not to kill them (not permanently, at least), but to teach them of how stuck-up and close-minded they are. This actually works great, especially against some REALLY deluded heroes (the Robin Hood fanatic who almost caused an international incident, and the Luck Stealer who was strongarmed by her father into cheating in Las Vegas. A lot.]]
16th Oct '14 12:09:40 PM kome360
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* AlwaysLawfulGood: Played with. Magical girls are considered good by definition. Their magical system requires the user to be pure-hearted, but if a magical girl is strong-willed enough she can keep her powers even after losing her innocence. For a time at least.
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* AlwaysLawfulGood: Played with. Magical girls are considered good by definition. Their magical system requires the user to be pure-hearted, but if a magical girl is strong-willed enough she can keep her powers even after losing her innocence. For a time at least. least. * BewareTheSuperman: The main issue with the Magical Girl Union. Sure, having all the world's superheroes band together and organize seems like a classic League of Superheroes... until you remember that said League is composed of 0-to-18-year old girls. Almost all of the Union's futures are bad as a result of having easily-manipulated and socially-inexperienced superheroes come together under one easily-controllable organization. Hence the title - To Prevent World Peace, So That Peace Isn't Defined As Killing Almost Everyone With Heroic Methods.
16th Oct '14 12:04:00 PM kome360
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** After becoming a villain, Kendra fights a lot of magical girls. Not to kill them (not permanently, at least), but to teach them of how stuck-up and close-minded they are. This actually works great, especially against some REALLY deluded heroes (the Robin Hood fanatic who almost caused an international incident, and the Luck Stealer who was strongarmed by her father into cheating in Las Vegas. A lot.]]
16th Oct '14 11:59:41 AM kome360
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* WouldHurtAChild: Most of the villains. Sadly, this creates a setting where all magical girls and their fans assume that any mage who isn't a magical girl is evil incarnate. This nearly causes the protagonist to fight, or even kill, an oracle trying [[BreakThemByTalking by warn her about a bad future]] [[HeroicNeutral so she can go back to bed]].
16th Oct '14 11:53:29 AM kome360
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* Deconstruction: The series as a whole is a "light" deconstruction of Magical Girl anime. In this setting, magical girls can only receive their powers if they have a "purity of being" so that they completely believe in and represent an ideal, thereby gaining magical power that is used to hunt down the magical predators that plague society. Unfortunately, the forces of good [[WeAreStrugglingTogether are not one big happy family]], [[MagnificentBastard politicians, businessmen, and even some muggles]] [[WouldHurtAChild manipulate their children into doing dangerous / socially unacceptable things]] for profit, and some of the "pure-hearted" heroes of justice kill people, and are never socially reprimanded for thinking that killing is a pure and honest thing (even in the case of justifiable homicide). This usually results in a lot of nice, kindhearted heroes having serious overconfidence in their ability to be incorruptible or infallible, and are extremely racist towards other types of mages as a result of their conflict and murder of said mages (most of the mages they fight are evil, but only because they're the minority that are stupid enough to cause havoc and fight out in the open), as seen by Kendra in chapter 1 when she is very close-minded to a sensible and peaceful oracle's warnings. A lot of the plot comes from the fact that most of the magical girls in the world think that the world is screwed up and they received their powers by being pure of heart, and by that [[InsaneTrollLogic logic]] they are the most fit [[DudeWheresMyRespect to protect / rule the world]].
16th Oct '14 11:37:04 AM kome360
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* [[YesMan YesGirl]]: Maria Athemyst is literally incapable of defying her socially abusive, misery-profiting dad. -->Maria: This is ALL YOUR FAULT! I don't have a choice, my daddy is threatening to hire me out to other gamblers! -->Kendra: You REALLY need to work on your no-saying skills.
28th Jun '14 10:50:06 PM kome360
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-> ''[...]''*Cue montage of the protagonist in a BadFuture defining BewareTheSuperman*
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