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Originally a random background Prospitian holding a paint bucket. And she would have stayed that way, were it not for [[http://twitter.com/#!/ryanqnorth/status/13765568605 this question]] from [[Webcomic/DinosaurComics Ryan North]]. She eventually reappears as Andrew Hussie's assistant.

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Originally a random background Prospitian holding a paint bucket. And she would have stayed that way, were it not for [[http://twitter.com/#!/ryanqnorth/status/13765568605 com/ryanqnorth/status/13765568605 this question]] from [[Webcomic/DinosaurComics Ryan North]]. She eventually reappears as Andrew Hussie's assistant.


** After Hussie is killed, the URLs for the subsequent panels include "DOTA," referencing the DeathOfTheAuthor.

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** After Hussie is killed, the URLs [=URL=]s for the subsequent panels include "DOTA," referencing the DeathOfTheAuthor.


* SuicidalSadisticChoice: The Choice a Denizen offers to a player of a dead session: The "better" choice is for the player to simply reject playing the session outright and accept death, with the promise that doing so [[HeroicSacrifice will prevent the destructive power they would've gained through the session from ever damaging the multiverse,]] and that they [[BigGood will gain power in the afterlife to defeat]] [[BigBad a great evil, like a dead session winner;]] the other choice is to go through with the session and gather enough minions, weapons, and power to even stand a chance against the Denizen in the [[FinalBoss final fight,]] with the promise of [[PhysicalGod unimaginable destructive power]] if the player is victorious. [[BigBad Cal]][[AxCrazy iborn]], [[OmnicidalManiac naturally]], chose the latter, while [[BreakTheCutie alt-]][[BigGood Calliope]] chose the former.



* SuicidalSadisticChoice: The Choice he offers to players of a dead session: The "better" choice is for the player to simply reject playing the session outright and wait for death, with the promise that doing so [[HeroicSacrifice will prevent the destructive power they would've gained through the session from ever damaging the multiverse,]] and that they [[BigGood may even be able to help defeat]] [[BigBad a dead session winner]] [[BigGood in the afterlife;]] the other choice is to go through with the session and gather enough minions, weapons, and power to even stand a chance against Yaldaboath in the [[FinalBoss final fight,]] with the promise of [[PhysicalGod unimaginable destructive power]] if the player is victorious. [[BigBad Cal]][[AxCrazy iborn]], [[OmnicidalManiac naturally]], chose the latter, while it's all but outright stated that [[BreakTheCutie alt-]][[BigGood Calliope]] chose the former.


* SuicidalSadisticChoice: The Choice he offers to players of a dead session: The "better" choice is for the player to simply reject playing the session outright and wait for death, with the promise that doing so [[HeroicSacrifice will prevent the destructive power they would've gained through the session from ever damaging the multiverse,]] and that they [[BigGood may even be able to help defeat]] [[BigBad a dead session winner]] [[BigGood in the afterlife;]] the other choice is to go through with the session and gather enough minions, weapons, and power to even stand a chance against Yaldaboath in the [[FinalBoss final fight,] with the promise of [[PhysicalGod unimaginable destructive power]] if the player is victorious. [[BigBad Cal]][[AxCrazy iborn]], [[OmnicidalManiac naturally]], chose the latter, while it's all but outright stated that [[BreakTheCutie alt-]][[BigGood Calliope]] chose the former.

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* SuicidalSadisticChoice: The Choice he offers to players of a dead session: The "better" choice is for the player to simply reject playing the session outright and wait for death, with the promise that doing so [[HeroicSacrifice will prevent the destructive power they would've gained through the session from ever damaging the multiverse,]] and that they [[BigGood may even be able to help defeat]] [[BigBad a dead session winner]] [[BigGood in the afterlife;]] the other choice is to go through with the session and gather enough minions, weapons, and power to even stand a chance against Yaldaboath in the [[FinalBoss final fight,] fight,]] with the promise of [[PhysicalGod unimaginable destructive power]] if the player is victorious. [[BigBad Cal]][[AxCrazy iborn]], [[OmnicidalManiac naturally]], chose the latter, while it's all but outright stated that [[BreakTheCutie alt-]][[BigGood Calliope]] chose the former.


* SuicidalSadisticChoice: The Choice he offers to players of a dead session: The "better" choice is for the player to simply reject playing the session outright and wait for death, with the promise that doing so [[HeroicSacrifice will prevent the destructive power they would've gained through the session from ever damaging the multiverse,]] and that they [[BigGood may even be able to help defeat]] [[BigBad a dead session winner]] [[BigGood in the afterlife;]] the other choice is to go through with the session and gather enough minions, weapons, and power to even stand a chance against Yaldaboath in the [[FinalBoss final fight,] with the promise of [[PhysicalGod unimaginable destructive power]] if the player is victorious. [[BigBadCal]][[AxCrazyiborn]], [[OmnicidalManiac naturally]], chose the latter, while it's all but outright stated that [[BreakTheCutie alt-[[BigGood Calliope]] chose the former.

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* SuicidalSadisticChoice: The Choice he offers to players of a dead session: The "better" choice is for the player to simply reject playing the session outright and wait for death, with the promise that doing so [[HeroicSacrifice will prevent the destructive power they would've gained through the session from ever damaging the multiverse,]] and that they [[BigGood may even be able to help defeat]] [[BigBad a dead session winner]] [[BigGood in the afterlife;]] the other choice is to go through with the session and gather enough minions, weapons, and power to even stand a chance against Yaldaboath in the [[FinalBoss final fight,] with the promise of [[PhysicalGod unimaginable destructive power]] if the player is victorious. [[BigBadCal]][[AxCrazyiborn]], [[BigBad Cal]][[AxCrazy iborn]], [[OmnicidalManiac naturally]], chose the latter, while it's all but outright stated that [[BreakTheCutie alt-[[BigGood alt-]][[BigGood Calliope]] chose the former.

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* SuicidalSadisticChoice: The Choice he offers to players of a dead session: The "better" choice is for the player to simply reject playing the session outright and wait for death, with the promise that doing so [[HeroicSacrifice will prevent the destructive power they would've gained through the session from ever damaging the multiverse,]] and that they [[BigGood may even be able to help defeat]] [[BigBad a dead session winner]] [[BigGood in the afterlife;]] the other choice is to go through with the session and gather enough minions, weapons, and power to even stand a chance against Yaldaboath in the [[FinalBoss final fight,] with the promise of [[PhysicalGod unimaginable destructive power]] if the player is victorious. [[BigBadCal]][[AxCrazyiborn]], [[OmnicidalManiac naturally]], chose the latter, while it's all but outright stated that [[BreakTheCutie alt-[[BigGood Calliope]] chose the former.

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* IntelligibleUnintelligible: Each one speaks a strange language that only their respective player can understand.


* AmbiguouslyHuman: While 'VisualNovel/HiveswapFriendsim'' makes it seem as if they're a normal human, ''VisualNovel/{{Pesterquest}}'' implies that they're not, and it's uncertain just what they are. Even the reader themself doesn't seem to know.

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* AmbiguouslyHuman: While 'VisualNovel/HiveswapFriendsim'' ''VisualNovel/HiveswapFriendsim'' makes it seem as if they're a normal human, ''VisualNovel/{{Pesterquest}}'' implies that they're not, and it's uncertain just what they are. Even the reader themself doesn't seem to know.


* AmusingInjuries: Happens to them a lot in ''VisualNovel/HiveswapFriendsim'', yet they're often fine after. [[GameOver Most of the time]].

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* AmbiguouslyHuman: While 'VisualNovel/HiveswapFriendsim'' makes it seem as if they're a normal human, ''VisualNovel/{{Pesterquest}}'' implies that they're not, and it's uncertain just what they are. Even the reader themself doesn't seem to know.
* AmusingInjuries: Happens to them a lot in ''VisualNovel/HiveswapFriendsim'', ''Friendsim'', yet they're often fine after. [[GameOver Most of the time]].



** They're also the main protagonist of ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', which involves becoming friends with the characters from the Hiveswap Troll Call.

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** They're also the main protagonist of ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', and ''Persterquest'', which involves becoming friends with the characters from the Hiveswap Troll Call.Call and ''Homestuck'' respectively.



** In the second volume of the ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', Cirava’s second bad ending involves them writing a callout post about the MSPA Reader. Feeling ashamed, they leave and come across a familiar, conveniently-placed stump. The ending card shows a silhouette of them pointing the gun that they found to their head.

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** In the second volume of the ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', Cirava’s second bad ending involves them writing a callout post about the MSPA Reader. Feeling ashamed, they leave and come across a familiar, conveniently-placed stump. The ending card shows a silhouette of them pointing the gun that they found to their head.



* RippleEffectProofMemory: In ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', they sometimes remember the bad endings of various routes, including ones where they or someone else died, though they quickly pass it off as a bad dream or unwanted thought. The epilogue reveals that Doc Scratch was using the MSPA Reader to further his plans after they landed, and reset anything that went wrong.

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* RippleEffectProofMemory: In ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', ''Friendsim'', they sometimes remember the bad endings of various routes, including ones where they or someone else died, though they quickly pass it off as a bad dream or unwanted thought. The epilogue reveals that Doc Scratch was using the MSPA Reader to further his plans after they landed, and reset anything that went wrong.




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* WistfulAmnesia: They get this in ''Pesterquest'' after gaining powers from the ''Homestuck'' logo, losing most of their memories but still experiencing familiarity at various points.

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* {{Teleportation}}: They get this power along with TimeTravel when they touch the ''Homestuck'' logo in ''Pesterquest''. They can also teleport their friends with them by touching them.
* TimeTravel: They get this power along with {{Teleportation}} when they touch the ''Homestuck'' logo in ''Pesterquest''. They can also time travel with their friends by touching them.

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* OurArchonsAreDifferent: While under a different name, the Denizens fit the Gnostic mold by being [[AnimalisticAbomination animalistic abominations]] who rule over a planet and are the main obstacles in a quest for humans to ascend to godlike power. Most are named after figures from Myth/GreekMythology, though Yaldabaoth and Abraxas are Gnostic names.


Possibly the Denizen of '''[[color:#c7a419:Hope]]'''. He resides on Jake's Land of Mounds and Xenon.

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Possibly the Denizen of '''[[color:#c7a419:Hope]]'''.'''Hope'''. He resides on Jake's Land of Mounds and Xenon.



An AI [[Characters/HomestuckPostScratchKids Dirk Strider]] developed that supposedly imitates his thought processes within a small margin of error. As such, his chumhandle is also [[color:#f2a400:timaeusTestified]]. Dirk created him around his thirteenth birthday, and he's more or less a screenshot of Dirk's personality at that time period, though he's [[DivergentCharacterEvolution undergone his own character development as well.]]

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An AI [[Characters/HomestuckPostScratchKids Dirk Strider]] developed that supposedly imitates his thought processes within a small margin of error. As such, his chumhandle is also [[color:#f2a400:timaeusTestified]].timaeusTestified. Dirk created him around his thirteenth birthday, and he's more or less a screenshot of Dirk's personality at that time period, though he's [[DivergentCharacterEvolution undergone his own character development as well.]]


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* AudienceSurrogate: They represent the entirety of MS Paint Adventure readers, and are depicted as ''literally'' reading the comics in-universe. Their sole purpose in-universe is to react to the sheer weirdness of the story.

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* AmbiguousGender: They're featureless like the ''Webcomic/{{Jailbreak}}'' characters and have no confirmed pronouns. Porbably intended since they're a representation of every reader.
* AmusingInjuries: Happens to them a lot in ''VisualNovel/HiveswapFriendsim'', yet they're often fine after. [[GameOver Most of the time]].
* AudienceSurrogate: They represent the entirety of MS Paint Adventure readers, and are depicted as ''literally'' reading the comics in-universe. Their sole purpose in-universe is to react to the sheer weirdness of the story.story.
** They're also the main protagonist of ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', which involves becoming friends with the characters from the Hiveswap Troll Call.



** Likewise, they uncover the gun under the stump in the Land of Stumps and Misery at the end of [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=009348 this flash]] before someone stops the record.
** Should the player attain Cirava’s second bad ending, MSPA Reader will come across a familiar, conveniently-placed stump. The ending card shows a silhouette of them pointing the gun that they found to their head.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: They serve as the protagonist of the ''VisualNovel/HiveswapFriendsim'', in which they presumably crash-land their rocket on Alternia and decide to make friends with the trolls they come across.

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** Likewise, they uncover the gun under the stump in the Land of Stumps and Misery Dismay at the end of [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=009348 this flash]] before someone stops the record.
record. Since they don't make any more appearances in ''Homestuck'' after that, it's possible they actually did go through with it that time.
** Should In the player attain second volume of the ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', Cirava’s second bad ending, ending involves them writing a callout post about the MSPA Reader will Reader. Feeling ashamed, they leave and come across a familiar, conveniently-placed stump. The ending card shows a silhouette of them pointing the gun that they found to their head.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: They serve as the protagonist of the ''VisualNovel/HiveswapFriendsim'', ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', in which they presumably crash-land their rocket on Alternia and decide to make friends with the trolls they come across.




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* RippleEffectProofMemory: In ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', they sometimes remember the bad endings of various routes, including ones where they or someone else died, though they quickly pass it off as a bad dream or unwanted thought. The epilogue reveals that Doc Scratch was using the MSPA Reader to further his plans after they landed, and reset anything that went wrong.
* UnwittingPawn: In ''Hiveswap Friendsim'', it's revealed in the epilogue that their desperation for friendship was caused by Doc Scratch and he made them befriend the featured trolls so they would be "In their right places."

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