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''Galatea in 2-D'' is a fantasy novel by Creator/AaronAllston in which the hero discovers that his drawings can be brought to life. Unfortunately, he lets this slip to TheRival who sets out to eliminate him.

!!Tropes included
* AchillesHeel: Literal, since you can paint Achilles
%%* ActionGirl: Penny
%%* AlphaBitch
%%* ArtInitiatesLife: the plot
%%* BattleCouple: Red and Penny
%%* BearerOfBadNews
%%* BluffTheImpostor
* TheCape: You can paint one.
%%* TheCasanova
%%* ClingyJealousGirl
* ColdBloodedTorture: In an attempt to get knowledge.
%%* CoolOldGuy
* ConvectionSchmonvection: Justified. If the artist didn't think of it, it didn't happen.
%%* DeadlyDoctor
%%* DividedWeFall
%%* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes
%%* EvilWeapon
%%* FieryRedHead
* FlawExploitation: They know that Kevin will attend a con in person, for the adoring fans.
* FracturedFairyTale: Penny and Achilles do not follow their own legend. Fortunately.
%%* FrenchMaid
%%* AFriendInNeed
* GenreSavvy: Deducing Red's AchillesHeel. (Though [[{{Squick}} fortunately not all the legends of Achilles are accurate]])
%%* GreenEyedMonster
%%* HauntedHouse
%%* IGaveMyWord
%%* ItsAllAboutMe
%%* JustBetweenYouAndMe
* MagicalGirlfriend: Much to his horror
%%* MagicLand
%%* MagicPoweredPseudoscience
%%* MyGodWhatHaveIDone
%%* NoNameGiven
%%* PapaWolf
%%* PygmalionPlot
%%* RealMenWearPink
%%* TheRival
%%* ServantRace
%%* SpoiledBrat
* {{Squick}}: In universe, on discovering the actual legend of Achilles and Penthesilea , which fortunately, the painted characters do not follow. [[spoiler:Achilles killed Penthesilea. And raped her corpse]].
%%* WhatMeasureIsAMook
%%* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman
%%* ZombieApocalypse