'''Basic Trope''': The story is set back a few chapters and re-writes those chapters to fit a new story arc.
* '''Straight''':
** In Universe - AllJustADream often portrayed here.
** In RealLife - A writer or group of writers didn't like the last 4 issues of a 25 issue comic-book story arc, instead of a full ContinuityReboot they simply reset the story back to issue 21 and continue from there.
** Alternatively - The fans didn't like so they ignore everything past issue 21 and write FanFiction of what they feel happened.
* '''Exaggerated''': ???
* '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''': The time-altering super hero Chronos needs to save his girlfriend from being slaughtered after she was already mutilated and dead, so he rewinds time to a significant point and changes history and thus the outcome of the story.
* '''Inverted''':
** Everything DID happen but it just all looks like it is happening again.
** TimeSkip.
* '''Subverted''': The story 'appears' to go back a few chapters but in reality we find out it hasn't reset, only the point of view has...
* '''Double Subverted''': ..But then you realize the point of view is that of the villain and it IS changing the story!
* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': ???
* '''Enforced''': ???
* '''Lampshaded''': "Didn't we do this before?" -- "No you must be imagining it."
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
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%% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion:
%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???