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The Nexus is a fiction-kitchen-sink freeform Play By Post Game with origins at the Giant in the Playground forums, made up of the former separate-but-not-really universes of Town and Acronymia.Town started when a werewolf and a Half-Dragon had a feud that climaxed in an arena fight, which led an enterprising cat to make some money off selling dolls and making a Milk Bar, not to mention ascending to godhood. Make sense so far? No? Good; most of the longtime Townies don't really get it either. The Town has since developed into many stories and plots, so many, in fact, that there are doubts that anyone knows all of them.Sort of parallel to Town was the Acronymia universe, occupied by various organizations of various alignments (GLOG, HALO, AMEN, etc) and including a city called... Inside. The two universes were sort of connected and sort of not, so eventually it was decided to just drop all pretenses and combine them.The result is The Nexus. This is basically a world where everything is possible, and where people can come from any universe, fictional or real. A concept known as the "omniverse" is sometimes invoked, referring to the infinite expanse of every possible universe that ever was/is/will be/can be/could be/would have been/might be/should be/sorta is/et cetera. The Nexus is sometimes said to be an omniversal crossroads.Not to be confused with the 2010 film of the same name.The Nexus provides examples of:
Beans and stuff such as dapper clothing, NiceHats (especially top hats), scars, fingerless gloves, psychological brokenness, mental disorders, catgirls, and a sort of "current stuff" category that changes with whatever Beans is influenced by at the time...
iElf and Gothic Lolita style clothing, unusual hair colours, and long hair. And a lot of Beans's stuff.
Durp and general Mad Scientist/Supers tropes, played straight and played with alike.
Quinsar may have a thing for military stuff—-which is justified, seeing as Quinny has genuine firsthand knowledge of it.
Ax-Crazy - Almost everyone has at least one PC like this particularly Nevrmore.
Canon Discontinuity - Taken to the logical extreme; everyone has their own view of the Nexus and hardly any are consistent with one another.
Censor Box - Whenever two characters are about to engage in sexual activity, the action is obscured with a "black curtain of censorship" to the point where "curtain" is used as a verb to describe such activities. Other things that would be... unsightly to play out are also censored, like surgery and childbirth.
The Woobie - Woobiedom is bestowed upon various characters at various times for various reasons. Some are built to be Woobies.
Beans's characters. Most of 'em.
Raril. His player (who this troper personally knows) screws him around with an amazing amount of glee, and the end result is that you really just wanna hug him.
The World Tree - Yggdrasil repurposed for the "Zero Hour" plot as a five mile high tree that is responsible for absorbing souls of the recently deceased and renewing them into fresh ones to be re-entered into the lifestream.