Mana Kirishima just wanted to be a normal girl. She never had any desire to be a super heroine. But fate had other plans for her, and she'll be forced to face some of the most dangerous forces in Tokyo-3. Fortunately, she's got a secret weapon.

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5269660/1/Superwomen-of-Eva-2-Girl-of-Steel Superwomen of Eva 2: Girl of Steel]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1615106/Mike313 Mike313]] is a ''Fanfic/SuperwomenOfEva'' story starring [[CanonForeigner Mana Kirishima]] from the ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' [[ExpandedUniverse video game]] ''[[http://wiki.evageeks.org/Girlfriend_of_Steel Girlfriend of Steel]]''.

Hired by [[Fanfic/SOE2DarkLadyOfTokyo3 Yamagishi Enterprises]], brilliant robotics expert [[OriginalCharacter Hazumi Kirishima]] moves to Tokyo-3 with her equally brilliant daughter, Mana, who is enamored with the various Fanfc/SuperwomenOfEva and idolizes [[Fanfic/SOE2LoneHeirOfKrypton Power Girl]] in particular. Tragedy strikes, and in response, young Mana dons the PoweredArmor they've been working on and becomes Tokyo-3's ''[[Fanfic/SOE2LoneHeirOfKrypton other]]'' [[MythologyGag Girl of]] {{Steel}} ([[SweetPollyOliver not that anyone realizes she's a girl under that armor]] [[spoiler:[[MidSeasonUpgrade at first]]]]).

Currently under construction. Please add tropes as you see them!

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!!This ''Fanfic/SuperwomenOfEva 2'' story contains examples of the following:

* AllThereInTheManual: Despite their insane beliefs, [[ApocalypseCult the Light of the Divine]] doesn't really seem all that bad in this story, bordering on becoming UnintentionallySympathetic, as we initially only see their responses to the person in PoweredArmor trashing their places of worship. Other ''Fanfic/SuperwomenOfEva'' stories in which they make a significant appearance, however, make it clear that they're [[TheFundamentalist zealots]] who WouldHurtAChild and worse.
* AnonymousBenefactor: Mana picks up one of these. [[spoiler:It's [[Fanfic/SOE2DarkLadyOfTokyo3 Batgirl]].]]
* ApocalypseCult: The Light of the Divine makes a major appearance here. [[spoiler:As a RedHerring subject to BewilderingPunishment.]]
* ArmCannon: In the Steel suit. It fires rivets.
* ArmsDealer: The High Prophet of the Light of the Divine pays one a visit after Steel's rather violent debut.
* BattleInTheCenterOfTheMind: [[spoiler:Bardiel vs. Mana.]]
* {{BFG}}: The BG-80 "Toastmasters."
* CityOfAdventure: Tokyo-3 is ''definitely'' this. In addition to Steel, [[Fanfic/SOE2AmazingAmazon Wonder Girl]], [[Fanfic/SOE2LoneHeirOfKrypton Power Girl/Supergirl]], and [[Fanfic/SOE2DarkLadyOfTokyo3 Batgirl]] are all confirmed present (and only Wonder Girl has yet to appear), putting this story at the second highest superwomen count of four in the [=SoE2=] series, second only to ''Fanfic/SOE2SoaringHigh''.
* ClothesMakeTheSuperman: In the form of PoweredArmor, of course. It comes with the usual FlyingBrick power set:
** {{Flight}}
** ImmuneToBullets
** SuperStrength
* ColdBloodedTorture: Shows up quite a few times, actually.
* ConvenientComa: Narrowly avoiding DeathByOriginStory.
* CutLexLuthorACheck: Inverted. If Nerv wants Kirishima's technology so badly, why didn't they bother just trying to ''buy'' it or ''hire'' her with the obscene budget that they canonically have?
* DarkerAndEdgier: While not as dark as ''Fanfic/SOE2UnfinishedBusiness'', ''Girl of Steel'' does involve repeated ColdBloodedTorture just off screen and [[spoiler:Metallo's SenseLossSadness]], along with a protagonist who is unwittingly [[spoiler:attacking [[MisBlamed the wrong group]]]] and ends up [[spoiler:having to [[FugitiveArc go into hiding]].]]
* TheDragon: Iwao Chiron.
* DropTheHammer: Steel's main weapon. [[spoiler:Her second suit has two.]]
* [[spoiler:EnergyAbsorption: One of Mana's second suit's two hammers can do this via a so-called "S2 battery."]]
* EvenEvilHasStandards: [[spoiler:Chiron]], a ProfessionalKiller who has no qualms about ColdBloodedTorture, WouldntHurtAChild. [[spoiler:[[DespairEventHorizon At first, anyway]].]]
* FlashBack: Section Two Chief Chiron, who we've seen in other ''Fanfic/SuperwomenOfEva 2'' stories, ''finally'' gets some [[MyGreatestFailure backstory]] (not to mention [[LastNameBasis a first name]]).
* ImproperlyPlacedFirearms: Tokyo-3 seems to have a shocking number of illegal firearms on the black market. Why this is unusual is detailed on the ''Fanfic/SOE2DarkLadyOfTokyo3'' page, but ''Girl of Steel'' takes it UpToEleven with the addition of ''cancelled military prototype {{BFG}}s'' available on Tokyo-3's black market.
* InNameOnly: Aside from name and general appearance, Mana has pretty much nothing in common with her ''[[http://wiki.evageeks.org/Girlfriend_of_Steel Girlfriend of Steel]]'' incarnation. Moreover, her origin story and initial motivation as Steel bears no resemblance to [[{{Steel}} any version of the DC character by that name]].
* MidSeasonUpgrade: Mana's second suit ''definitely'' qualifies. One of the reasons why [[Fanfic/SOE2DarkLadyOfTokyo3 Batgirl]] "hires" Mana is to design one for her Batsuit.
* MoralityChain: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. [[spoiler:It looks like [[OnlyOneName Sato]] is going to be this to Chiron when he protests the death of a scientist he's interrogating, but he's only protesting because [[PragmaticVillainy it's going to make their job of hunting down the Steel suit harder]].]]
** Additionally, Chiron recognizes that Maya serves as this to [[MadScientist Ritsuko]]. He sees her absence from Ritsuko's side while he's on the operating table as a ''bad sign''. [[spoiler:[[WeCanRebuildHim He's]] [[SenseLossSadness right]]. He's also Metallo.]]
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: [[MadScientist Ritsuko]] has one of these moments. [[IgnoredEpiphany It doesn't seem to last]].
* MythologyGag: In case it wasn't clear, the titular main character of ''Girl of Steel'' debuted in a game called ''Girlfriend of Steel''.
* PeoplePuppets: Bardiel to Unit 03, as usual. [[spoiler:Except it {{Body Surf}}s to Steel's armor.]]
* PoliceAreUseless: If they weren't, Mana wouldn't have donned the PoweredArmor to begin with.
* PoorCommunicationKills: After the WhamEpisode, if someone would just ''tell'' [[Fanfic/SOE2LoneHeirOfKrypton Asuka]] what Nerv's been up to, [[SupermanStaysOutOfGotham the plot would fall apart rather quickly]].
* PragmaticAdaptation: The [[{{BFG}} BG-80 "Toastmaster"]] plot was heavily truncated and underwent some significant changes necessitated by it being a subplot for a fourteen year old girl already on a RoaringRampageOfRevenge rather than the CallToAdventure for TheAtoner GentleGiant BadassNormal GadgeteerGenius retired weapons designer.
* RayGun: For some reason, the BG-80 "Toastmasters" were changed to this. While the comic art could be seen as this, the description of John Henry Irons as a "ballistics genius" makes it almost certain the original weapons were [[KineticWeaponsAreJustBetter conventional ballistic weapons]], just [[{{BFG}} really powerful ones]].
* RoaringRampageOfRescue: Why Mana first puts the suit on.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Why Mana ''keeps'' putting the suit back on. [[spoiler:Too bad she fell for the [[FalseFlagOperation deception]] by [[TheMenInBlack the real culprits]].]]
* SecretIdentity: Mana's first suit of PoweredArmor conceals not just her face, but also her voice and apparent age and [[SweetPollyOliver gender]].
* SecretKeeper: [[spoiler:Mana]] becomes this to [[spoiler:[[Fanfic/SOE2DarkLadyOfTokyo3 Batgirl]] and [[Fanfic/SOE2LoneHeirOfKrypton Supergirl]].]] Shinji [[spoiler:and Asuka]] become this to Mana.
* ShapedLikeItself: After an explosion, Mana has this thought:
-->''Oh, now I know what it feels like to be... something that endures a lot of explosions.''
* SweetPollyOliver: Despite the title, there is nothing remotely feminine-looking about Mana's first suit of PoweredArmor. [[FormFittingWardrobe The second one, on the other hand...]]
* ShoutOut:
** Mana's testing of the new boot jets for Batgirl's suit borrows extensively from Tony Stark's boot jet test in [[Film/IronMan the first movie]]. She even says "Yeah, she can fly." [[CrowningMomentOfFunny And in the Omake of the chapter, the Iron Maiden version of Mana attacks her because of "copyright infringement."]]
* WhamEpisode: [[spoiler:When Section Two finally identifies Mana as Steel and attempts to steal the suit and arrest/kidnap her.]]
* WhereDoesHeGetAllThoseWonderfulToys: The resources and manpower available to [[ApocalypseCult the Light of the Divine]] stretches WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief when you consider their manifesto.
* {{Workaholic}}: Mana becomes one worse than [[spoiler:'''[[UpToEleven Batgirl]]''']] at one point.
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