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The Law of Purple
Some stories begin in schools, some at a park or in someone's apartment. This one starts on a spaceship.
Law of Purple
is a sci-fi webcomic. It centers around the Fayse family, a set of siblings from the planet Caligula, where race is determined by one's ear shape, not skin color. They crash-land on Earth and quickly make their first real friends since they left their home world. Currently on hiatus, but the author has expressed hopes to be back by the end of the month. It can be found
here This series provides examples of: Action Girl: Most of the female cast, but most notably Lette. Lynnah counts as well. She gave herself tennis elbow during the battle for Shanghri. Action Mom: Lily Wulf, back when she was alive. Amazon Chaser: Green, toward Lynnah. Amazing Technicolor Population: The Caligulans, where one family contains kids with red, green, blue, and white skin. Anything That Moves: Morgan Art Evolution: Compare this page with this one. Asskicking Equals Authority: Seems to be how the Dark Forces works. Author Avatar: Jay is based on the author, Jessica Segaard This one is more direct Badass: The cast is full of them! Badass Damsel: Lette, in Dogs of War. Bald of Evil: Silver is totally bald. Bare Your Midriff: Several places. this is a nice example. Beautiful All Along: Jel's cousin Vickie actually looks better without her customary layer of makeup. Best Woman: Boy cats are not eligible to be bridesmaids. Bi the Way: Lynnah, Green and Blue, at least. Big Bad: Silver But We Used a Condom: Lette's mother was in her mid-forties and using two kinds of birth control when she became pregnant with Lette. This is why Lette is about the same age as her nephew. The Caligula: Silver. Possibly lampshaded, as the planet he's the king of is called Caligula. Cast Full of Pretty Boys: Lampshaded. Lette is building a harem. Cat Folk: The Nekojin Chain Mail Bikini: Lette is forced into one here. That's also the closest thing to a skirt we're ever going to see on that girl. The Chew Toy: Nick. Colonel Badass: Synn used to be this before he went MIA. Comic Book Time: Averted. Covered in Kisses:  Covert Pervert: Danni Dark-Skinned Blond: Apparently possible on Myrania Deadly Doctor: Doctor Dross. Descriptively-Named Species: The Nekojin. (Neko means cat in Japanese) Designated Girl Fight: Starts on this page. Dumb Blond: Invoked by Shi Shi here. Eloquent In My Native Tongue: Thud puts it beautifully. Entitled to Have You: Shishi clearly feels this way about Blue. Evil Laugh: Lette, in this comic. And she pulls it off beautifully. Expy: The author freely admits that Lette's design is based on Kaiba from . Yu-Gi-Oh! Expressive Ears: 2nd kind Caligulans seem to have a tendency towards ear-wiggling when feeling playful. Face-Heel Turn: Synn, before the start of the comic, although it's not clear how bad he really was before Heel Face Turning back. Fanservice:       . Please note that the page titles for several of these mention their fanserviceyness. Fantastic Racism: Most Caligulans with round ears (1st kind) have this to Caligulans with pointy/elf ears (2nd kind). Filler Strips: Usually very amusing ones. Gender Restricted Ability: Myranian women can access and manipulate peoples' nervous systems. Men cannot. The Glasses Gotta Go: Dex looks like the very attractive Lette when his glasses are removed. Go-Go Enslavement: Lette is subjected to this while being held hostage by Governor Dimka. Green-Skinned Space Babe: It's not obvious, but Ingrid's skin is green Guest Strip:   Half-Human Hybrid: Mentioned in this early comic. Later, we find out that Daimon is a wraith/human hybrid. Even later, Memphis gets Sabre pregnant, and Red and Rose are also expecting. Halloween Cosplay: Lette dresses up as Priest Set(o) Heel-Face Turn: Several characters could qualify for this, although how much of a bad guy they were beforehand is variable. Daimon probably fits best. Homosexual Reproduction: baby packs Human Aliens: Most alien species look human, with a few differences. I Have You Now, My Pretty: Only a dream, but... Important Haircut: Lette, in Behind Blue Eyes Interspecies Romance: Let's see...Sabre and Memphis, Blue and Lette (and Synn), Red and Rose, Aaron and Tuyen...the list goes on. It Runs On Nonsenseoleum: The series is named after the in-universe law of purple, which states that nature loves purple, but hates a vacuum. So the vacuum between space is purple. Kick Chick: Mari resents not getting the opportunity to be one of these. Klingons Love Shakespeare: Krackadoom is most impressed with cake. Lady Land: Myrania Lecherous Licking: This is only a dream, but the lick at least is absolutely in-character for Robbie. Little Green Men: Green until his growth spurt Lizard Folk: Non-evil example, the Drakon Loads and Loads of Characters: And how. Lovable Alpha Bitch: Danni Love Triangle: Robbie and Lynnah are both after Green. Mad Doctor: Doctor Dross Manipulative Bastard: As of this comic, Dross seems to be adding it to his repertoire of villain tropes. The Men in Black: Memphis, Rose, and Violet's parents used to be in one of these organizations. Lette and her nephew's boyfriend are currently members. Moment Killer: Shishi is really good at this Most Common Super Power: ShiShi's wrong, by the way. Mr. Fanservice: It would be shorter to list the male characters that don't qualify for this than those that do. Mundane Fantastic No Bisexuals: Mentioned in this comic. Nosebleed: Yes, Blue is that sexy.   lampshaded here Our Dragons Are Different: 'Dragons' are actually higher-dimensional creatures that spend most of their time in another plane of existence. Power Dyes Your Hair: Wraithe hair changes color when they go in badass-mode. Pregnant Badass: Sabre. Prince Charming Wannabe: Nick Psychotic Smirk: Lette pulls this off brilliantly despite not being evil. Punny Name: all of the Fayse siblings Reluctant Fanservice Girl: Lette does NOT appreciate the outfit. Reptilian: Non-evil example: the Drakons Sarashi: here School Clubs Are Serious Business: Dex's excuse for why he'd be willing to help out Robbie. Self-Made Orphan: Silver kills all of his family that he can, including his own mother. Series Hiatus: From August first, 2011 to November 20, 2011. From March 15, 2012 to June 18, 2012. From August 6, 2012 to October 29, 2012. From March 15, 2013 to present. Shout-Out: Lette's character design is stated to have been based off Seto Kaiba from , as referenced Yu-Gi-Oh! here and here. There's also the yearly "beware the ides of March" Tribble joke.  Shower Scene: The author loves her shower scenes Space Elves: Second-kind Caligulan. Space Pirates: Morgan Spared by the Adaptation: The author states that there's a whole lot of people who were going to be killed off in earlier drafts. Stalker with a Crush: Shi Shi for Blue, and Nick for Lette Talking Is a Free Action:  Thanksfor The Mammary:  Threesome Subtext:  Took a Level in Badass: Lette, in the Behind Blue Eyes ministory. Unusual Ears: Most notably Caligulan second kind, but some other alien species also fit. Uterine Replicator: Baby Packs Villain Protagonist: Silver attempts to compel the author to make him the main character. Virgin Power: The Wraithe species has the phenomenon of the "Virgin Seer". Wacky Cravings discussed by Red and Rose's pregnancy group here Webcomic Time: here World of Action Girls: Myrania is a planet where the women have kick-ass powers and the men are seen a good for nothing but breeding and moving furniture. You Gotta Have Blue Hair: The only natural hair color that appears in LOP that doesn't appear in real life is blue. (For humans anyway)