The term "origin story" can refer to following tropes:

* JustSoStory: A myth about how something originated.
* OriginsEpisode: A series installment detailing a character's origins.
* SuperheroOrigin: An explanation how a superhero became such.
* ''FanFic/OriginStory'': A ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' / ''ComicBook/PowerGirl'' crossover FanFic story.

See also BackstoryIndex.
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