This story provides examples of:
- Evil Costume Switch: This picture◊ shows a comparison between Mike's usual look and the Goth-like appearance he gets in the fanfic.
- Face-Heel Turn: Only Mike doesn't see it. He still thinks he's the good guy.
- Fan Vid: The author has made several of these for this fanfic. The ones currently posted are for the songs Monster by Aviators and Omnipony and Brand New Day by Neil Patrick Harris.
- Just Friends: Zoey only sees Mike as her friend. Too bad she wasn't expecting his reaction...