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A trilogy of WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland fanfics by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/2258952/cragmiteblaster cragmiteblaster]] that is obviously inspired by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1722613/Frank15 Frank15's]] [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6114419/1/Total_Drama_Alphabet Total Drama Alphabet]].

The first story, Total Drama Letterz, takes place roughly a year after the Total Drama Island and subsequent seasons never happened. Twenty six new characters are introduced, each with a different letter name, such as [[NightmareFuelStationAttendant creepy Uzuri]], [[CheerfulChild sweet innocent Jimmy]], [[CardCarryingVillain bad guy Wallace]] and [[SupremeChef multi talented chef Gary]] among others. In the end one of them will win one million dollars.

Unlike the real show all of the characters get roughly equal screen time so predicting a winner is harder. While the main plot is [[FandomSpecificPlot fairly common]] there are a number of subplots such as [[DefiedTrope Lavender trying to prove cheerleaders are not dumb]], [[DarkandTroubledPast Xaria's troubled past]] and couples forming.

The second story, Total Drama Letterama, is hosted by Spider and Quana and features ANOTHER twenty six characters. The sequel is where the story '''really'' gets serious. Several characters from the first story are revealed to have sad backstories (such as Tabitha) and the story has an [[DarkerandEdgier overall darker tone]]. Every character from the first story reappears and each of the new twenty six has something new to offer. The story is complete.

A third story has been confirmed; it will be titled Total Drama Letter Starz. It is said to be by far the darkest in the trilogy; it will feature 26 returning contestants (13 from each story). What is known is that the main theme of the story is Redemption.

This page has a [[Characters/TotalDramaLetterz character sheet]].


[[folder: Total Drama Letterz]]

%%* AccidentalKiss: [[spoiler: Gary and Raven get one.]]
* AdultsAreUseless: Chris is in a position to help with many problems; but even if he was not constrained by the hands-off role of an elimination game host, he simply doesn't care.
%%* AfraidOfNeedles: Eleanor; she conquers it.
%%* AllMenArePerverts: Kasimar certainly is [[DownplayedTrope to a degree]].
* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: Spider; he didn't have too many friends before the contest. This could be understood given that his stereotype is ''The Sick Kid''.
* AmbiguouslyBrown: Quana (she is actually a tanned Hispanic).
%%* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: When Kasimar is finally defeated.
* AmusingInjuries: You've gotta laugh whenever Kasimar gets hurt ... [[TheChewToy which is often]].
* AntiRoleModel: Do '''not''' do what Kasimar does. That includes playing uncle, burning an orphanage, being an all round sociopath bully and the list goes on.
* TheApprentice: Gary teaches Chef Hatchet how to cook. [[LethalChef Good luck with that]]...
%%* ArchEnemy: Quana and Nakia, Oscar and Kasimar, and eventually on Jimmy and Kasimar.
* AristocratsAreEvil: Tabitha and Nakia are from very rich backgrounds and are both antagonists and pretty nasty.
* AttentionWhore: Nakia; she loves her hair and having people doing things for her. She also uses the confessional a fair amount, mostly just showing off her hair to the audience.
* AuthorTract: The author dislikes ''Total Drama World Tour'' and refers to it as 'The Season That Must Never Be Named'. In fact, you could replace half of the character dialog with a list of what the author likes or dislikes and you wouldn't be able to tell the difference.
* {{Backstory}}:
** [[spoiler: Xaria's negative attitude comes from a highly abusive family relationship with her older sister]].
** [[spoiler: Fifi become a feminist and man hater because many boys and even a teacher looked down upon her and mistreated her because she's a girl]].
** [[spoiler: the reason Tabitha is the reason she is is because of her AbusiveParents forcing her to act like that]].
%%* BadSanta: Chef doesn't make for a very good Santa.
%%* BadassMustache: Wallace.
%%* BareYourMidriff: Yessica.
* BeardOfEvil: Kasimar, the main antagonist, has a goatee.
* BeingGoodSucks: Kasimar and Wallace think this.
* BerserkButton: Several characters have something specific that will set them off.
** Do not call Xaria Bumble Bee. Or if you do you'd better apologize pretty convincingly.
** Do not call Kasimar a coward, even if he picks on little kids.
** Quana goes nuclear if you [[spoiler: call her a Hispanic Horse]]. Nakia learns this the hard way.
** Do not spoil the ending of Raven's Harry Potter book; it will only end in tears.
** Do not call Uzuri a freak in front of Vinnie.
** Do not, under any circumstances, call Lavender stupid, poke fun at her red hair or (especially) look up her skirt.
** Don't mess with Quana around Spider unless you have BallsOfSteel.
** Don't mess with Xaria or any of Oscar's friends around him if you value your health.
* BigNo: Tabitha shrieks "NOOO!" when she is [[spoiler:finally eliminated]]. Considering what her parents do to her when [[spoiler:she fails at anything]], her reaction is no surprise.
%%* BitchInSheepsClothing: Tabitha's ''modus operandi.''
%%* {{Blackmail}}: Tabitha attempts to use this tactic on Wallace and later Andy.
%%* BluntMetaphorsTrauma: Xaria, played for laughs.
%%* BornDetective: Eddie, from the aftermath specials.
* BreakingTheFourthWall:
** Wallce tells Tabitha and Uzuri to meet their maker; Uzuri replies with ''Cragmite Blaster'', the author of the story.
** In chapter 20 when Kasimar has an argument with the narrator.
* {{Breather Episode}}: The birth of Eleanor's ferrets happened between [[spoiler: Quana]] being eliminated, and [[spoiler:Barney]] being medievaked.
* TheBully: Kasimar is known to pick on little kids, among other offenses.
%%* BurnTheOrphanage: Kasimar claims he wants to do this.
* ButtMonkey: Kasimar. He gets punched, kicked in the balls, knocked out by an oar, electrocuted, burnt, made sick, hit with a baseball bat and knocked unconscious. Subverted as he very much deserves all these things.
* CardCarryingVillain: Wallace; he cheats in ''every single challenge''.
* CatchPhrase: Barney says ''Yaaar'' a lot.
* CharacterExaggeration: Chris is far more sadistic and nasty than in the first season. The torture challenge was designed just so he could watch the campers suffer.
%%* ChefOfIron: Gary; do ''not'' insult his cooking or call him small.
%%* ChekhovsGun:
%%** Vinnie's metal arm.
%%** Uzuri's Emo Doll.
%%** Barney's fake dagger.
%%** Wallace's tainted star fruit. [[spoiler: Which was his own undoing.]]
* ChekhovsSkill: Kasimar's immunity to feeling pain from hot foods serves him well in the eating challenge.
* TheChewToy: Team Jungle. They come in first place a grand total of three times, only [[spoiler:two]]of its members made the merge, and none of the campers that returned were from that team. They're the brunt of all of Chris' insults, get screwed over every episode in some way or form, oh and [[BigBad Tabitha]] [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking is on their team]].
%%* TheChick: Quana. Nakia is a DarkChick.
%%* ClassicVillain: Kasimar.
%%* ClassClown: Jimmy likes telling jokes.
%%* {{Claustrophobia}}: Raven has this.
* ClearMyName: Vinnie is wrongly blamed for digging the hole Fifi fell into, and is nearly {{voted off|the island}} as a result. He eventually succeeds in identifying the true culprit.
* CloudCuckooLander:
** Barney dresses as a pirate, speaks like one too, is hyperactive and genki, considers himself a love expert despite never having a girlfriend and sings a sea shanty, but he is quite funny.
** Irene often drifts into her own little world.
** Uzuri, resulting from his strict diet of horror movies and ant burning.
* CollectiveGroan: It's common for the players on the losing team to groan in unison.
* CollectorOfTheStrange: As revealed in her audition tape, Uzuri has a collection of pet rocks.
%%* CompanionCube: Uzuri's Little Miss Emo doll.
%%* CoolLoser: Spider.
* CreepyDoll: Uzuri's emo doll is creepy enough to be useful as a prop in the fear challenge.
%%* DeadpanSnarker:
%%** Xaria, though she probably doesn't know what one is...
%%** Andy at times.
* DeliberatelyBadExample: WordOfGod says Kasimar was created because the author needed a cruel, heartless and mean antagonist.
* TheDitz: Patch. He made a single confessional and it was about food. Moving on.
* DoorStopper: The completed story is one of the longest in the total drama fandom at OVER '''620 000''' words long.
%%* DramaticPause: In the Bonfire Ceremonies.
* ElectricTorture: The Day 7 challenge is pretty much all about the players getting shocked.
* EvenEvilHasStandards:
** Starting in the 'say uncle' challenge, Chef sternly tells Chris he's going too far. Chris just brushes him off, having lower standards than Chef.
** Also in the 'say uncle' challenge, Wallace alters his cheating strategy for Spider. He simply ejects him from the torture chair rather than increasing the Pain, because [[NoChallengeEqualsNoSatisfaction he finds it unsporting to hurt a sick person past a certain point]].
** [[BitchInSheepsClothing Tabitha]] of all people has a rather unique morality.
* EveryoneMeetsEveryone: The first chapter; some meetings are good and some are bad.
* EvilEyebrows: Kasimar's eyebrows are very big and bushy.
* EvilGenius: Say what you will about Wallace; there is no denying his intelligence. He has invented a unique hacking/remote control device, and he is into homemade explosives.
* EvilLaugh: Several characters have signature evil laugh, like "Mwahaha", "Yahaha", "Yohohoho", "Teehee", etc.
* EvilMinions: Kasimar is Wallace's right hand man and is even worse than Wallace.
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: Vinnie's type label is, ''The guy with a Metal Arm''.
* ExtremeOmnivore: Patch; his stereotype is ''The Burger King''.
* FakeBoss: [[spoiler: Daisy]] is built up as a major antagonist, only to be voted off first.
* {{Fanservice}}: The talk of the girls underwear colors in chapter twenty one.
%%* FatIdiot: Patch.
* FearOfThunder: Andy is afraid of thunder, so naturally he must face it in the phobia challenge.
%%* FieryRedhead: Lavender.
%%* FirstKiss: Each couple gets one.
* FiveTokenBand: Though there is a ''lot'' more than five characters, the author seems to have given the cast a lot of cultural diversity. Mable, Raven and Irene are black, Quana is Hispanic, Vinnie is Russian, Andy is Japanese and a recent WordOfGod confirms that Wallace is Italian.
%%* FlatCharacter: Chris views pretty much all the contestants as this; especially Yessica.
* ForTheEvulz: Kasimar loves hurting people and traumatizing little kids because he finds it funny. He shows no remorse for this.
-->'''Kasimar''': So; am I going to use my strength and intimidation to hurt people, cheat, lie, make people cry, break bones and scare the children? Duh!
%%* FreudianExcuse: Fifi's hatred of men.
%%* GamerGirl: Sasha, from the Aftermath specials.
* GangOfBullies: Kasimar picks on smaller/younger kids, and leads a gang of like-minded thugs at his school.
%%* GenkiGirl: Barney is the male equivalent ... in pirate form!
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The author likes to stretch he "T" rating.
** Quana says she has a "full body tan", suggesting that she sunbathes in the nude.
** Barney when he was peeling a banana is episode ten.
--->'''Barney''': One skin ... Two skin ... Three Skin ... Four--" ''[Eleanor interrupts]''.
* GetRichQuickScheme: Jimmy mentions that his friend Ted has attemped a number of these [[NoodleIncident like the time he entered their gang in a wrestling competition.]]
* GiveMeASign: Uzuri asks for a sign ... and gets [[LiteralMinded an actual stop sign]].
* GoodAndEvilForYourConvenience: It is fairly easy to tell who is a protagonist and who is an antagonist by looking at them.
%%* GroinAttack: Chris and Kasimar suffer from this quite a lot.
* GullibleLemmings: Uzuri to Tabitha; she's a nice person but Tabitha is pretending to be her friend.
%%* HeroesWantRedheads: There is some ShipTease with Barney and Lavender. %% WHERE IS THE "HERO" PART?
* HeroicSacrifice: One Bonfire Ceremony ends in a three way tie, one vote for everyone left on the team. Chris tries to eliminate the girl he doesn't like, but a teammate steps in and quits so Chris' target can stay. Chris allows it despite [[EvilCannotComprehendGood not understanding it]].
* HiredGuns: Kasimar will do any deed, no matter how hienous, for monetary gain.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: A chronic cheater falls when his cheating backfires.
* HumiliationConga: After his team loses a challenge, a [[DiscOneFinalBoss particularly hated player]] is held down and force fed [[spoiler: his own tainted star fruit]]; then at the Bonfire Ceremony he is betrayed by [[spoiler:his henchman]] and voted off ... which nobody cares about. Adding insult to injury, he falls flat on his face while walking the dock due to a missing plank taken earlier in the episode.
* IncrediblyLamePun: Chris tells completely terribly bad jokes; Barney is most affected.
** '''Barney''': Bad pun alert, bad pun alert, bad pun alert, yaaar.
* IBrokeANail: Nakia; but replace nail with hair.
* IDoNotLikeGreenEggsAndHam: Mable doesn't like junk food and ends up getting a fondness for doughnuts, though she still eats healthily. Of course, she had a ''little'' help from Andy.
* IfIWereARichMan: Some of the contestants fantasize about what they would do with the money if they won. Desires range from buying a [=PS3=] to buying the local candy store.
* IWasBeatenByAGirl: Kasimar and Wallace were ... more accurately they were beaten by a girl, a child and a sick guy.
%%* ImprobablyLowIQ: Patch.
* InsaneTrollLogic: Carlton's reason for being scared of pizza.
-->'''Carlton''': Pizza has cheese which had milk which comes from cows and I'm scared of cows!
* InHarmonyWithNature: Irene to the point she hugs trees and talks to them.
* {{Jerkass}}: Chris (as per canon), and also Kasimar. Both have been called dicks by other contestants.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Xaria does have a good side under her grumpy outer shell.
* JusticeWillPrevail: Good has beaten Evil most of the time so far, and like Gary says ''It's karma, no two ways about it. What goes around comes around''.
* KickTheDog: [[spoiler: When Uzuri doesn't get a present from home in the first part of episode twelve Chris jeers and insults her to the point she ran off in tears. Shockingly he basically told Uzuri her own parents don't [[{{Jerkass}} love her]].]]
* KidHero: Jimmy is only ten years old; he is obviously a protagonist. Likewise Eleanor is twelve and also one of the good guys.
%%* {{Keet}}: Jimmy.
%%* LargeHam: Barney and Wallace take the cake, er, ham.
* LaughablyEvil: Wallace, a CardCarryingVillain and major antagonist, also functions as comic relief.
* LetMeAtHim: Lavender tries to physically assault Kasimar after he insults her once too often. It takes Xaria and Mable's combined strength to hold her back. [[note]]The only reason they even try is because it happens to be a bad time to settle personal scores.[[/note]].
* LivingWithTheVillain: Oscar bunks with Wallace and Kasimar, and not by choice.
* LovableCoward: Carlton; you have to feel bad for him that he's scared of pretty much everything.
* LoveTriangle: [[spoiler: Spider is in love with Quana while Kasimar is shamelessly and peversely hitting on Quana. Quana hates Kasimar and doesn't actually realise how Spider feels about her]].
* MamaBear: Quana to Spider, in a way. Recently Spider is showing signs of being a PapaWolf to Quana [[spoiler: because he is starting to fall for her]].
* TheMatchmaker: [[spoiler: Barney]] is actively trying to hook up [[spoiler: Spider and Quana]]. [[spoiler: Spider]] is aware of this and takes their advice seriously while [[spoiler: Quana]] has no idea.
%%* ManipulativeBitch: Tabitha; just take a look at her bio!
* TheMaze: The first challenge was a maze called the ''Labyrinth Of Despair'' and was full of traps.
* MistakenAge: Uzuri looks very young but is in fact sixteen.
* NeverAcceptedInHisHometown: Spider admits people don't give him a chance because of his illnesses. [[spoiler:Thankfully, Quana does.]]
* NightmareFuelStationAttendant: '''UZURI''' hands down. Just look at her drawing of Chris in chapter nineteen.
* NoodleIncident: Wallace claims his days as an inventor are ''best left forgotten''.
** What exactly ''did'' happen that week Andy was with his cousins. It apparently involved ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' and was a ''crazy week''.
** Uzuri's film class project was apparently so scary it made the teacher faint.
** Jimmy's friend Ted's sports watch was flushed down the toilet so Jimmy, Ted and the others had to go into the sewer to look for it. Jimmy says he doesn't want to get into it.
* NiceHat: Barney, Eleanor, Gary, Jimmy and Vinnie. Each has a different styled hat.
* NightmareFetishist: Uzuri.
* OncePerEpisode: Several. Most obviously Chris demanding a latte.
** Secondly Wallace cheating at a challenge.
** And in ''almost'' all episodes ''oh no it's Kasimar'', ''He's a dick''!
* OnlySaneMan: Oscar is easily the most normal guy on Team Grenade; then again he ''is'' bunking with Carlton, Kasimar and Wallace.
* OstentatiousSecret: How Vinnie lost his arm. It apparently Involved Easter Eggs, the army and a crashed paint truck.
%%* OvenLogic: Barney attempts this ... and it works.
* PerpetualFrowner: Xaria ... ''almost'' all the time.
* {{Pirate}}: This is Barney's stereotype; he not only dresses like a pirate but he talks like one too. And he's quite hyper.
* PleaseGetOffMe: In episode 4 [[spoiler: Yessica and Irene fall down the hole trap. Gary and Raven had already fallen in and Irene landed on Gary (more accurately his spine) and Gary asks Irene to please get off him]].
* PlotAllergy: Spider's allergy to [[spoiler: apples.]]
%%* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Kasimar ... UpToEleven.
%%* ThePollyanna: This is Jimmy's stereotype.
%%* PopularIsDumb: Nakia.
* PreviouslyOn: Done every episode after the first. Chris's recaps become more nasty and insulting every episode.
* RealityShow: Like all stories [[FandomSpecificPlot of this type]], the story is set in an in-universe reality show based on the canonical ShowWithinAShow.
* ReadTheFinePrint: Raven has. Jimmy had his friend Charles read it. It is complex and somewhat unfair.
* RunningGag:
%%** Latte!
%%** Also "Oh no, it's Kasimar!" "He's a dick!"
** [[IronButtMonkey Kasimar]] getting hurt.
** Jimmy recalling several [[NoodleIncident memories of hijinks he and his friends got up to]] before the show.
%%* {{Schemer}} Tabitha
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: Tabitha is rich to the point of carrying at least $200 dollars around and giving it away as though it were nothing. Of course, she gives it away as a bribe to get somebody to do something she wants done but is unable or unwilling to do herself.
%%* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: Hector
* SeriousBusiness: Shipping, school, perfecting an accent and tiddlywinks ... or at least according to Barney. He admitted the last one was a joke.
* ShipTease: Buildup to several actuall pairings, and more hinted at. Some of these are lampshaded and/or played for laughs.
* ShorterMeansSmarter: Wallace is one of the shortest campers and yet he is very intelligent; just look at his 'evil gadgets'.
* ShooOutTheClowns: After [[spoiler: Uzuri]] gets eliminated, the story gets more dramatic and serious.
* ShoutOut:
** To [[FanFic/TotalDramaChris Total Drama Alphabet]].
** To ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians''.
** To ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarepants''
** To ''WesternAnimation/CelebrityDeathmatch''
** There is an entire challenge based around ''VideoGame/{{pikmin}}''
** To ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory''
** Another challenge is based on ''Literature/HarryPotter''
** To ''Disney/TheLionKing''
* SickEpisode: The sickly Spider gets especially sick in episode thirteen.
* SlowlySlippingIntoEvil: Nakia gets progressively worse as the story goes on.
* SmarterThanYouLook: Barney and Lavender; Braney because of his ... ''unique'' personality, and Lavender becuase she's a cheerleader, and with the stereotype that [[TheCheerleader goes with it]] ...
* SoapOperaDisease: Spider has contracted over ''one thousand'' diseases in his life; currently he has some weird gut bug. It saved him, Jimmy and Eleanor from being beaten up by Kasimar and Wallace.
* TheStrategist: Lavender is this in red headed cheerleader form. She wants to win by using her brain and not backstabbing anyone.
%%* StrawFeminist: Fifi.
* TheSwarm: Kasimar is attacked by a swarm of bees in episode 9.
* TakeOverTheWorld: Wallace wants to do this.
* TalentContest: Day eight's challenge.
%%* TalkLikeAPirate: Barney ... UpToEleven.
%%* TeamMom: Quana.
* TemptingFate: Kasimar wishes for someone who could be a real challenge to defeat ... could this backfire on him?
%%* {{Tsundere}}: Lavender.
* UnwittingPawn: Uzuri; she thinks of Tabitha as her best friend when in reality Tabitha is just using her. She was manipulated into manipulating Vinnie to vote off [[spoiler: Hector]]
%%* UpToEleven: Kasimar's evilness. Also Carlton's wimpiness.
* VillainCred: Wallace worries that his will go down the drain when he helps an old lady across the street in the fear challenge.
* VillainousCrush: Kasimar leers at Quana.
* VillainWithGoodPublicity: Tabitha; everyone besides Wallace, Andy, and Hector see her as a kind and thoughtful individual when really she is cruel and an under handed schemer.
%%* WellIntentionedExtremist: Fifi.
* WhatDoTheyFearEpisode: One challenge requires the players to face their phobia objects.
* WouldHitAGirl: Kasimar again; he's not nice is he? He shamelessly admits to this in episode six.
* XtremeKoolLetterz: "Letterz" is spelled that way in the fic's name.
* YellowSnow: A case of the trope and ''FridgeLogic''. Carlton wet himself in fear in the Christmas challenge when there was snow. Where would have loose bits of pee gone? The answer is onto the snow.
%%* YouGetMeCoffee: More specifically a Latte.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Kasimar has a blue Mohawk, while Mable had blue hair mixed with orange.

[[folder: Total Drama Letterama]]

* AllWebbedUp: [[spoiler: Played for horror when Nakia begins capturing the contestants and interns for her horrible plan.]]
* AntiHero: Quite a few, given the darker tone of the story. Rheneas (though he tends to be more "Hero" than "Anti") and Jill are the best examples.
* ArchEnemy: Kim and Sasha, although initially one-sided.
* TheAtoner: [[spoiler: Tabitha]].
* [[spoiler: AbusiveParents]] [[spoiler: Tabitha, to a point where it becomes genuinally horrifying and makes her actions from the previous story understandable]].
* BatmanGambit: [[spoiler:How Tabitha's parents force her to come out of hiding.]]
* BerserkButton: Don't make fun of Donny's height.
* BiTheWay: Vayvay is bisexual and in the earlier parts of the story she sometimes flirted with Winnie. This stopped when she fell in love with [[spoiler: Paul]].
* BigBadEnsemble: [[TheBully Kasimar]], [[AlphaBitch Nakia]], the racist Kim, [[spoiler:[[ManipulativeBastard Lankston]] and [[BiggerBad Tabitha's Parents]]]].
* BubbleBoy: Paul.
* TheBully: Quarla.
* CloudCuckooLander: Opal is the most obvious example, but Vayvay also qualifies.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Kim. Oh god, Kim. She has a similar strategy to Tabitha in the previous story but is as horrible a person as Kasimar. [[spoiler: That is, until you read the Bonus Chapter.]]
* {{Catchphrase}}: Several characters have one.
** Tyson- "''Totally Awesome''"
** Vayvay: Adding ''"And all that doo dah"'' to the end of her sentences.
* ChekhovsGun: Midway through the previous story Tabitha said that she ''stands to lose a lot more if she doesn't win'' but it isn't explained. In this story though ... it is. See FreudianExcuse below for details.
* DarkerAndEdgier: Letterama, while still rated T, is a lot more serious than the mostly light hearted Letterz.
* DeadpanSnarker: A lot of the characters are this at some point but the biggest examples are Jill (labeled the Sarcastic Chick), Donny, Rheneas and Helen.
* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath: Subverted with Kasimar, who gets a Disney villain fate worse than death.]]
* EarlyBirdCameo: Eddie and Sasha were the hosts of the aftermath in the previous season, this time they are contestants.
* FreudianExcuse: [[spoiler: read Total Drama Letterz and you will see Tabitha as a ManipulativeBitch who only cares about money and winning ... this is far from the truth. Turns out it was all a JerkassFacade. This was because her AbusiveParents were forcing her to be like that and everytime she failed at ANYTHING they would beat her and usually hospitalize her. All this made her become very insecure about herself and up until episode fourteen she is an emotional wreck who just wants to make things right. Tabitha even admits she was jealous of Uzuri, her former pawn]].
** [[spoiler: It is later revealed that Lankston has a similar excuse, as his parents were highly neglective and he nearly died on one occasion because of it.]]
* HeroicFireRescue: [[spoiler: Tabitha does one of these to save Yessica and Uzuri after Kasimar sets the Mess Hall ablaze.]]
* HideYourLesbians: While played straight for the vast majority fo Total Drama Letters, this time it is averted as [[spoiler: Irene]]'s sexuality is much more important to the plot than in the first story.
* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Averted with Kim; she admits she has slept with '''fifty''' guys in the past and is willing to sell away her body to Kasimar in return for him finding her the immunity Idol. [[spoiler: However, in the Bonus Chapter, Kim admits in her pre-game tape that she has only had sex '''three''' times and has only dated fifteen different guys in the past. She also defines 'sleeping with' in the literal sense and pronounces 'fifteen' like 'fifty.']]
* HumanShield: [[spoiler: Tabitha's father uses his own wife as a shield against Rheneas.]]
* IWillTearYourArmsOff: After Tabitha is disowned by her parents, Rheneas promises them that he will do this.
* LargeHam: Max.
* OddCouple: CloudCuckooLander Opal and FarmBoy Zed, sarcastic and pink loving Jill and nerdy tech wix Max, and even PyroManiac Rheneas and [[spoiler: rich girl Tabitha]].
* RedemptionQuest: [[spoiler: Tabitha goes through one, and eventually succeeds]].
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney: Bishop.
* SexForServices: Kim gives Kasimar this in return for his services to get her an idol.
* ShoutOut: Even more than in the first story to things such as TUGS, many obscure video games and even popular '''cereals'''.
* StrawMisogynist: Bishop.
* TakeThat: Alice was this to Courtney fans who bothered the author because he despises Courtney from the real show; she was also this to several fan characters he LOATHES.

[[folder: Total Drama Letter Starz]]

* AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent: Crossing over with {{Unexpected Gameplay Change}}, the Pirate's Grotto portion of the game is played like [[spoiler: Literature/TheHungerGames.]]
* TheAtoner: Quana has finally realized what a jerk she'd been in previous seasons (Letterz in particular) and seeks to apologize to those she's wronged.
* BrokenBird: Jimmy, and Irene to a lesser extent.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Barney, Vayvay, and Wallace, of course.
* DarkerAndEdgier: Is rated M.
* {{Emoticon}}: Opal ends most of her sentences with these.
* HumanPopsicle: The eventual fate of the eliminated campers, at least until [[spoiler: Eleanor's kidnapping put an end to that.]]
* MyGreatestSecondChance: For all the players to an extent, except for previous winners [[spoiler: Spider and Vayvay]].
* SatelliteCharacter: This story seeks to avert previous examples of this trope by separating many previously-established couples by putting them in different teams. Opal/Zed and Eleanor/Jimmy are the only couples where both members are on the same team.
** Yessica actually invokes averting this by bragging about all her accomplishments that ''don't'' involve Irene.
* TheStrategist: Many contestants take up this role right off the bat, including but not limited to Eddie, Hector, Lankston, Lavender, and Tabitha.
* TookALevelInJerkass: If the preview is anything to go by, Lavender. Not that she was particularly nice in the first place.
** Subverted in that she's actually less hostile than before but is treated as a villain by the other campers anyway.
** Similarly to Lavender, Gary was never the nicest guy before, but in the first episode he was outright rude and spiteful, particularly to Raven.
** Jimmy went from a {{Cheerful Child}} to a brooding, former shadow of himself.
** Due to the traumatic events in Letterama, Sasha became darker and VERY unforgiving of Kim.
* TookALevelInKindness: Kim, while a foul-mouthed DeadpanSnarker, is much nicer this time around, and admits that her actions in Letterama have alienated many of the others, especially Sasha.
** [[spoiler: Nakia is revealed to have had a no-medication clause similar to Kim, for various chemical imbalances. A combination of her medications and the [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone death of her mother due to her actions]] in Letterama make her much friendlier this time around.]]