* NightmareFuel: Some darker stories read unintentionally like something from the WebOriginal/SCPFoundation.
* MoralEventHorizon: Some of the [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation darker interpretations]] of the Old Man are nothing short of pure evil. For example in XoXo's story "In the Belly of the Beast", a cursed artifact turns a plane into a dragon. Every aboard [[CruelAndUnusualDeath dies horribly]]. The Old Man scoffs at their fate, without the slightest hint of remorse.
* MyRealDaddy: While Bill Hart is the series' creator, an author going by the penname Morpheus explored and helped shape the original formula by posting dozens of stories in the series early years and [=ElrodW=] was responsible for threading together the canon most fans are familiar with.
* WhatAnIdiot: Many of the customers are incredibly clueless, and very few actually use the magical items the wizard sells carefully or sensibly. And those that do often get those items stolen by someone else who WILL do stupid things with them.