I'm with Riotous Rascal (as if the first post didn't let you know that). Conflict doesn't
necessarily have to escalate to make a good story, and while I actually like escalating plots myself, there's no need for that to overlap with It Got Worse
I wouldn't go so far as to say that it's a Pet Peeve Trope
, if only because I read so little fanfiction in general. But I'm not a fan of Dark Fic
, and I will freely admit that the people who like to apply it to things like My Little Pony give me a mild case of the creeps.
become a Pet Peeve Trope
when it happens because the author thinks True Art Is Angsty
, though. There's nothing wrong with angst, but it is by no means the only way to make a story interesting.
Edit: Also, what exactly does the title have to do with anything
edited 14th Oct '11 12:08:41 AM by nrjxll