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YMMV: Maradonia Saga

  • Author Avatar: Maya seems to be this for Tesch. Tesch is even playing as Maya in the Maradonia Movie.
  • Canon Sue: Even before they went to Maradonia and became Black Hole Sues, Maya and Joey both were pretty bad:
    • The main character, Maya, is beautiful, a genius, and a black belt in karate. Oh, and let's not forget that she's the Chosen One. That, and she was an expert artist at the tender age of four.
    • Joey, who won an artistic contest and got a visit from a senator.
  • Designated Hero: Maya and Joey are deemed heroic despite, at best, doing nothing, and at worst, acting sociopathic.
  • Designated Villain: Apollyon is infinitely more likable and good-natured than any of the protagonists.
  • Protection from Editors: Tesch evidently only writes one draft of each book and ignores all types of criticism.
  • Memetic Mutation: Apollyon has a Club Of Evil.
  • Rooting for the Empire: Tesch unintentionally made Apollyon more sympathetic than Maya and Joey. It doesn't help that he has a 'Club Of Evil' and believes in teamwork...and has a water park...and likes to sing "Mother Earth songs".
  • Snark Bait: Though not remotely popular, this has become famous for being made of 100% pure fail. It's not just derivative, it literally plagiarizes from The Bible, has Random words Capitalized for no Reason, random italics, and 'quotes' where none should 'be'. has sporkings and a drinking game, though it would be better to avoid the game if you don't want to die of alcohol poisoning and/or acute liver failure. The enormous ego of the author is the subject of as much, if not more, snark than the books themselves. SwankiVY sums the whole thing up nicely.
  • So Bad, It's Good: Readers have been known to laugh at its quality (or lack thereof).
  • What Do You Mean, It's for Kids?: This book is apparently marketed to young children, but it has Joey calling Maya a "dumb shit" and saying "get yo' ass over the damn fence!" No, seriously.

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