Created By: yunyun on October 23, 2012
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Narrator Immunity

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The narrator never gets sick or something keeping them from narrating the book
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  • October 23, 2012
    Ichabod
    The trope doesn't seem very clear. What are the effects of the trope, maybe? Or, what are the effects if the trope is subverted?
  • October 23, 2012
    Lumpenprole
    Subverted in the Rocky And Bullwinkle cartoons, where on occasion Boris Badenov would threaten the narrator.
  • October 23, 2012
    Generality
    This is a standard trait of The Narrator. When it's subverted, that's an Interactive Narrator. So this is covered.
  • October 23, 2012
    Stratadrake
    Chairs, sorry.
  • October 23, 2012
    Rognik
    Narrators are rarely an actual character in the work, so that shouldn't be considered. When they are, it is either a retelling of the past or an Interactive Narrator as said above. However, with this name, it could be used for first-person narratives to ensure the narrator makes it to the end of the work. I'm sure there are a couple of subversions people are thinking of right now.
  • October 24, 2012
    Frank75
    If anything, we should only list aversions and subversions.
  • October 24, 2012
    TrollBrutal
    Definition by negative examples, Nobody Poops, in the ignored trope sense, with Narrator's health instead, and without being a conversational topic. I don't see the trope here.

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