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Uncanny Valley: Fan Works

  • In With Strings Attached, Brox looks and acts like a normal little child—until he/she starts acting his/her real age. Her/his whole mien shifts, which creeps out the four considerably.
  • Nebiros in New Dawn is already an outlandish looking demonic clown, barely even human looking, so it might count as an aversion, as he does not look human enough to qualify for the trope. However, it is played straight with his speaking patterns. He talks as a whole like a young teenager, has no sense of personal space, views reality as a game and is oh so enthusiastic in a very child-like way about what he does. And, suffice to say, he does not see anything wrong with being a serial killer: "Because its so fun, watching em flail about like a fishy!"
  • In X-Men fanfic Mutatis Mutandis, Northstar is basically described as vampirically beautiful. Rogue notices when she stares at Northstar's face for more than a few minutes, he looks so eerily perfect that he seems creepy and surreal.
  • In Through A Diamond Sky, Jordan takes the doppelganger issue mostly in stride...but is never entirely sure what to make of her husband's double, Clu.
    • The same author has Tron: Invasion (a very loose adaptation of Tron 2.0), where Jet and Mercury appear as this to each other. Jet observes that Mercury's face is a little too angular and her movements a little too precise to be human, while Mercury is vaguely put off by Jet's hair color, the lack of circuitry under his gridsuit, and the "strangely flat" quality to his voice.
  • In Morphic, this comes into effect in Chapter 13 after Jean accidentally "evolves," causing her face and limbs to get out of proportion. The trope title is even stated word for word.
  • In the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Interspecies Romance fic Xenophilia, Rainbow Dash and most other ponies find regular non-sapient horses creepier than humans, mainly because of facial expressions.
  • The fic Brony Steve Makes Out With Fluttershy. As part of a deconstruction of the typical Wish Fulfillment Self-Insert Fic, the protagonist realizes that the cartoonish ponies look rather grotesque with their half-horse, half-human features. The author has also dedicated a blog post to this issue.
  • Getting Back on Your Hooves has this inuniverse with Checker Monarch. According to Word of God, the fact she's a Sociopath in a society where compassion and love are basically hardwired into everypony's genes makes her Lack of Empathy this for anyone who she lets see it.
  • G1 My Little Pony "twinkle-eyed ponies" get this treatment in A Mighty Demon Slayer Grooms Some Ponies. As their eyes are just unmoving gemstones, their faces seem creepily emotionless no matter what their mood is.
  • Loopers caught up in The Infinite Loops will sometimes muse on how non-looping individuals and even nonawake versions of looping individuals are disturbingly static and predictable. On the flip side, young loopers or particularly competent nonloopers will sometimes view Loopers as strange eldritch forces inhabiting the bodies of their friends.

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