* HilariousInHindsight: This would hardly be the last time [[Literature/LifeOfPi a boy and tiger were lost at sea.]] (While the book came out four years before the fic, it only really became famous when TheFilmOfTheBook came out in 2012.)
* MoralEventHorizon: Rupert kept his crew in line by attaching shock collars to them and if they mess up he would electrocute them while [[AndIMustScream trapping them in stasis.]]