Literature: Galatea in 2-D
Galatea in 2-D is a fantasy novel by Aaron Allston in which the hero discovers that his drawings can be brought to life. Unfortunately, he lets this slip to The Rival who sets out to eliminate him.
- Achilles' Heel: Literal, since you can paint Achilles
- The Cape: You can paint one.
- Cold-Blooded Torture: In an attempt to get knowledge.
- Convection Schmonvection: Justified. If the artist didn't think of it, it didn't happen.
- Flaw Exploitation: They know that Kevin will attend a con in person, for the adoring fans.
- Fractured Fairy Tale: Penny and Achilles do not follow their own legend. Fortunately.
- Genre Savvy: Deducing Red's Achilles' Heel. (Though fortunately not all the legends of Achilles are accurate)
- Magical Girlfriend: Much to his horror
- Squick: In universe, on discovering the actual legend of Achilles and Penthesilea , which fortunately, the painted characters do not follow. Achilles killed Penthesilea. And raped her corpse.