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YMMV: Struck By Lightning
Esoteric Happy Ending: Implied or intended.
Mom: "Since opposites attract, I would like to think that he was so positive the moment he died - so happy, he pulled that bolt right out of the sky."
  • Moral Event Horizon: Carson's mother willfully sabotaging his chance at going to Northwestern just because she thinks dreams don't come true at ALL.
    • Carson blackmailing everyone
    • In the book, Carson finally deciding it is better to manipulate others than to be suppressed, fourtunately he dies shortly after.
  • What Do You Mean, It's Not Symbolic?: Is being killed by lightning a punishment from God or Zeus?
    • The motive about flying and reaching the sky as a limit in the book. Although Icarus is not mentioned.

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