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* YouFailYourMedicalBoardsForever: Averted completely in that not only is every injury described as healing in the time it would take in reality, even to the point where it effects canon events. But that injuries formerly [[JustAFleshWound played]] [[AmusingInjuries off]] are given even more detail to seem rightfully realistic. Helps that the author has a doctor in the family to ask when she needs help.

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* YouFailYourMedicalBoardsForever: ArtisticLicenseMedicine: Averted completely in that not only is every injury described as healing in the time it would take in reality, even to the point where it effects canon events. But that injuries formerly [[JustAFleshWound played]] [[AmusingInjuries off]] are given even more detail to seem rightfully realistic. Helps that the author has a doctor in the family to ask when she needs help.


* FeelNoPain: In a crowning moment of crazy awesome from Kaiba, the woman ''sets her own arm on fire'' to free herself from a virtual prison in the Legendary Heroes. Her logic in doing this? The flames vanish once the battle finishes; all she had to do was kill the monster who took her hostage and the flames died out… [[spoiler: Leaving a burned arm behind.]]

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* FeelNoPain: In a crowning moment of crazy awesome from From Kaiba, the woman ''sets her own arm on fire'' to free herself from a virtual prison in the Legendary Heroes. Her logic in doing this? The flames vanish once the battle finishes; all she had to do was kill the monster who took her hostage and the flames died out… [[spoiler: Leaving a burned arm behind.]]



** DidYouJustScamCthulhu: When Jonouchi decides to ''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome jump through the eye]]'' with [[spoiler: Seto Kaiba's 'last piece' of her soul]] in order to escape it and succeeds.

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** DidYouJustScamCthulhu: When Jonouchi decides to ''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome jump through the eye]]'' eye with [[spoiler: Seto Kaiba's 'last piece' of her soul]] in order to escape it and succeeds.


Really, [[DoorStopper IT'S LONG]], and is likely going to get much longer before it's done; WordofGod says it isn't even half-way yet.

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Really, [[DoorStopper IT'S LONG]], and is likely going to get much longer before it's done; WordofGod WordOfGod says it isn't even half-way yet.


** He may even be {{DangerouslyGenreSavvy}}. Though unfortunately or fortunately, Jonouchi ignores these thoughts far too often for it to help, so it's probably just the above.
*** Somewhat justified by his visions.



* YouCanBarelyStand: Seto during the Duelist Kingdom; thanks to the subversion of below, it's made rather clear that [[spoiler: she's been awake for [[strike: almost]] over ''30 hours'', [[{{Determinator}} moving without rest]] [[IWillFindYou to save her brother]]. Oh yea, [[NormallyIWouldBeDeadNow she didn't eat during that time either]].]]

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* YouCanBarelyStand: Seto during the Duelist Kingdom; thanks to the subversion of below, it's made rather clear that [[spoiler: she's been awake for [[strike: almost]] over ''30 hours'', [[{{Determinator}} moving without rest]] [[IWillFindYou to save her brother]]. Oh yea, [[NormallyIWouldBeDeadNow she didn't eat during that time either]].]]


** Humorously subverted when a little known character trait Jonouchi has was recognised by a reader; after being congratulated on putting in the fact, the author embarrassingly admited that she had completely forgotten about the canon involved and given the trait to Jonouchi because '[[SureWhyNot It suited him]]'.

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** Humorously subverted when a little known character trait Jonouchi has was recognised by a reader; after being congratulated on putting in the fact, the author embarrassingly admited that she had completely forgotten about the canon involved and given the trait to Jonouchi because '[[SureWhyNot '[[AscendedFanon It suited him]]'.


If the author removed his/her author's notes and review responses, the story would lose quite a major word count.

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If the author removed his/her Review responses and author's notes don't really count towards the story. Remove those and review responses, the story would lose word count drops quite a major word count.
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If the author removed her author's notes and review responses, the story would lose quite a major word count.

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If the author removed her his/her author's notes and review responses, the story would lose quite a major word count.


Really, [[DoorStopper IT'S LONG]], and is likely going to get much longer before it's done; WordofGod says it isn't even half-way yet.

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Really, [[DoorStopper IT'S LONG]], and is likely going to get much longer before it's done; WordofGod says it isn't even half-way yet.
yet.

If the author removed her author's notes and review responses, the story would lose quite a major word count.


* DroppedABridgetOnHim: Jonouchi finds out Seto's a woman by attempting to break into her house to find out what was in her briefcase that was so important she asked ''him'' to get it for her. [[NakedPeopleAreFunny She was naked by the way]].


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* UnsettlingGenderReveal: Jonouchi finds out Seto's a woman by attempting to break into her house to find out what was in her briefcase that was so important she asked ''him'' to get it for her. [[NakedPeopleAreFunny She was naked by the way]].


Skin is what you get when you decide to re-write the ''entire'' [[YuGiOh Yu-Gi-Oh]] series as though Seto Kaiba was a [[WholesomeCrossdresser woman]] [[SweetPollyOliver disguised]] [[{{Bifauxnen}} as a man]], with otherwise little difference to anything else to start off.

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Skin is what you get when you decide to re-write the ''entire'' [[YuGiOh Yu-Gi-Oh]] Anime/YuGiOh series as though Seto Kaiba was a [[WholesomeCrossdresser woman]] [[SweetPollyOliver disguised]] [[{{Bifauxnen}} as a man]], with otherwise little difference to anything else to start off.



** A shining example comes when he compares Jonouchi's 'future' speech to the 'kind of thing you would see in a [[YuGiOh Shonen Anime about Friendship]]'.

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** A shining example comes when he compares Jonouchi's 'future' speech to the 'kind of thing you would see in a [[YuGiOh [[Anime/YuGiOh Shonen Anime about Friendship]]'.


Of course, as soon as Jonouchi Katsuya, whose point of view takes up a majority of the fiction itself found out about this little fact, things began to spiral into [[HilarityEnsues something else]]... ...Including CosmicHorror, DreamingOfThingsToCome (Among things) with PowerIncontinence, intensive shows of DarkerAndEdgier, and that's all before we finish off with the Duelist Kingdom. Needless to say, it's far more than a 'puppyshipping' fanfic, and definitely more than a re-write of the series.

The fanfic itself can be found [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6293387/1/bSkin_b here]], and is already over [[spoiler: 500,000]]- ... [[spoiler: 700,000]]- ...[[spoiler: 1,000,000]]- ...[[spoiler: 1,500,000]]-

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Of course, as soon as Jonouchi Katsuya, whose point of view takes up a majority of the fiction itself found out about this little fact, things began to spiral into [[HilarityEnsues something else]]... ...else]]. Including CosmicHorror, DreamingOfThingsToCome (Among things) with PowerIncontinence, intensive shows of DarkerAndEdgier, and that's all before we finish off with the Duelist Kingdom. Needless to say, it's far more than a 'puppyshipping' fanfic, and definitely more than a re-write of the series.

The fanfic itself can be found [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6293387/1/bSkin_b here]], and is already over [[spoiler: 500,000]]- ... 500,000]]- [[spoiler: 700,000]]- ...700,000]]- [[spoiler: 1,000,000]]- ...1,000,000]]- [[spoiler: 1,500,000]]-



** Hillariously subverted when a reviewer comments on something the author hadn't actually considered... That was still written in.
* AlternateCharacterReading: Though Seto is a unisex name, Seto's 'female name' was originally [[spoiler: Seri]], which uses the same kanji. [[WordOfDante Word of Dante/God]], AKA [=UsagiSquared=] herself, states that she never knew that Seto was a unisex name to begin with... But that's okay. [[spoiler: It's later a major plot point in Noa's Virtual World.]]

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** Hillariously Hilariously subverted when a reviewer comments on something the author hadn't actually considered... That considered, that was still written in.
* AlternateCharacterReading: Though Seto is a unisex name, Seto's 'female name' was originally [[spoiler: Seri]], which uses the same kanji. [[WordOfDante Word of Dante/God]], AKA [=UsagiSquared=] herself, states that she never knew that Seto was a unisex name to begin with...with. But that's okay. [[spoiler: It's later a major plot point in Noa's Virtual World.]]



* YouFailYourMedicalBoardsForever: Averted completely in that not only is every injury described as healing in the time it would take in reality, even to the point where it effects canon events... But that injuries formerly [[JustAFleshWound played]] [[AmusingInjuries off]] are given even more detail to seem rightfully realistic. Helps that the author has a doctor in the family to ask when she needs help.

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* YouFailYourMedicalBoardsForever: Averted completely in that not only is every injury described as healing in the time it would take in reality, even to the point where it effects canon events...events. But that injuries formerly [[JustAFleshWound played]] [[AmusingInjuries off]] are given even more detail to seem rightfully realistic. Helps that the author has a doctor in the family to ask when she needs help.



* CantHaveSexEver: While sex in general is something that the author already said she would avoid, particularly with the main relationship, it's quite likely given that one is crossdressing... Permanently.

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* CantHaveSexEver: While sex in general is something that the author already said she would avoid, particularly with the main relationship, it's quite likely given that one is crossdressing... Permanently.cross dressing ''permanently''.



** He may even be {{DangerouslyGenreSavvy}}... Though unfortunately or fortunately, Jonouchi ignores these thoughts far too often for it to help, so it's probably just the above.

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** He may even be {{DangerouslyGenreSavvy}}...{{DangerouslyGenreSavvy}}. Though unfortunately or fortunately, Jonouchi ignores these thoughts far too often for it to help, so it's probably just the above.



* InSpiteOfANail: Despite the 'ripple effect' occuring, the cannon is still nearly identical. A solid, glaring example is that although Jonouchi was suddenly a secondary target of Pegasus' actions in the Duelist Kingdom, the events concerning duels still happened in exactly the same fashion as in the manga and anime... Jonouchi was just [[spoiler: being shot at during the final one.]]

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* InSpiteOfANail: Despite the 'ripple effect' occuring, the cannon is still nearly identical. A solid, glaring example is that although Jonouchi was suddenly a secondary target of Pegasus' actions in the Duelist Kingdom, the events concerning duels still happened in exactly the same fashion as in the manga and anime...anime. Jonouchi was just [[spoiler: being shot at during the final one.]]



* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Ryuzaki is very good at this later on...

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Ryuzaki is very good at this later on...on.



* LoveAtFirstSight: ...Without clothes.

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* LoveAtFirstSight: ...LoveAtFirstSight: Without clothes.



* OriginalCharacter: Kyouko, the maid... Who is ironically an Expy of the initial appearance Anzu held in the manga. 'Odoru', one of the Security Guards, also qualifies, as he appears whenever a faceless mook guard would normally appear. Oddly enough, ''he's'' a physical expy of Jonouchi himself; specifically, his initial manga appearance, with brown hair.

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* OriginalCharacter: Kyouko, the maid... Who maid, who is ironically an Expy of the initial appearance Anzu held in the manga. 'Odoru', one of the Security Guards, also qualifies, as he appears whenever a faceless mook guard would normally appear. Oddly enough, ''he's'' a physical expy of Jonouchi himself; specifically, his initial manga appearance, with brown hair.



* RedStringOfFate: Played with early on- [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse though it has yet to return...]]
** [[spoiler: Played for [[RuleOfFunny laughs]] when lines from actual cannon referencing the implied [[TheNotLoveInterest relationship]] between Yugi and Kaiba appear... And are spoken by Pegasus.]]

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* RedStringOfFate: Played with early on- [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse though it has yet to return...return.]]
** [[spoiler: Played for [[RuleOfFunny laughs]] when lines from actual cannon referencing the implied [[TheNotLoveInterest relationship]] between Yugi and Kaiba appear... And appear and are spoken by Pegasus.]]



* ShipperOnDeck: Yugi very, ''very'' openly supports the crush Jonouchi has toward Kaiba once he finds out about the latter being female. ...Despite both himself and his 'other' being horribly confused about it (the latter more so than the other).

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* ShipperOnDeck: Yugi very, ''very'' openly supports the crush Jonouchi has toward Kaiba once he finds out about the latter being female. ... Despite both himself and his 'other' being horribly confused about it (the latter more so than the other).



* StaringDownCthulhu: Done with Jonouchi in regards to the [[EldritchAbomination 'Evil Influence' of the Millennium Eye]], and ''again'' when [[spoiler: Yugi, who just finished getting slammed into his own head by Pegasus' shadow game, wakes up to find the same 'Eye' hovering in front of he and his friends.]] This of course leads to...
** DidYouJustScamCthulhu: ...When Jonouchi decides to ''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome jump through the eye]]'' with [[spoiler: Seto Kaiba's 'last piece' of her soul]] in order to escape it... And succeeds.

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* StaringDownCthulhu: Done with Jonouchi in regards to the [[EldritchAbomination 'Evil Influence' of the Millennium Eye]], and ''again'' when [[spoiler: Yugi, who just finished getting slammed into his own head by Pegasus' shadow game, wakes up to find the same 'Eye' hovering in front of he and his friends.]] This of course leads to...
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** DidYouJustScamCthulhu: ...DidYouJustScamCthulhu: When Jonouchi decides to ''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome jump through the eye]]'' with [[spoiler: Seto Kaiba's 'last piece' of her soul]] in order to escape it... And it and succeeds.



* TheMatchmaker: It's implied by means of an InnerMonologue that this is the reason why Mokuba hired Jonouchi in the first place. (When you think about it, he ''is'' the only one who knows Seto's gender... [[spoiler: [[TemptingFate For a while at least.]]]] )

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* TheMatchmaker: It's implied by means of an InnerMonologue that this is the reason why Mokuba hired Jonouchi in the first place. (When you think about it, he ''is'' the only one who knows Seto's gender...gender. [[spoiler: [[TemptingFate For a while at least.]]]] )


* DieForOurShip: Subverted; characters such as Rebecca and Mai are treated quite fairly- Mai in fact, holds a status of CoolBigSis.



* EnsembleDarkhorse: It's part of a 'personal promise' on the author's part, but Dinosaur Ryuzaki and Insector Haga gained such an increase in role that ''she had to give them first names'' lest things get awkward.
** And if the spoiler-art for [[spoiler: Capmon]] is any sign, they're about to get an even larger increase.
* FanPreferredCouple: It ''is'' a puppyshipping fanfiction...
** Peachshipping applies as well, among others. It's also responsible for naming 'Secretshipping' ([[spoiler: Ryuzaki x Shizuka]]).



* FoeYay: Ramped up considerably for laughs of course. Pegasus even [[spoiler: implies an unrequited love between Seto and Yugi, comparing her obsession to a relationship.]]
** Hell [[JumpingTheGenderBarrier making Seto a woman]] just makes the FoeYay show up in bold; her entire Duelist Kingdom duel can be seen as [[CapuletCounterpart nothing but flirting]].
* FunnyAneurysmMoment: At one point, Seto tells Jonouchi off by saying that he's so pathetic, that he 'can't even stand on his own two legs', a line that is humorously completed by Jonouchi himself… Guess what ended up happening to Jonouchi over ten chapters later.
** Alternatively {{HarsherInHindsight}}; the reason why Jonouchi can finish the sentence is because he received the same insult from a dream, which was made with the demand that 'even when you cannot stand, to fulfil [his promise]'. Boy, did he ever…


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* UngratefulBastard: Subverted and ''hard''. Though there's no thank-you of course, Kaiba is legitimately unable to feel ungrateful while pulling Jonouchi out of Pegasus' castle thanks to a meaningful echo of her own insult… To the point where she can't even ''glare'' properly.

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* UngratefulBastard: Subverted and ''hard''.Subverted. Though there's no thank-you of course, Kaiba is legitimately unable to feel ungrateful while pulling Jonouchi out of Pegasus' castle thanks to a meaningful echo of her own insult… To the point where she can't even ''glare'' properly.


* BerserkButton: Whatever you do. Don't call Jonouchi a [[EmbarrassingNickname dog]],[[spoiler: unless your name is Seto-chan.]])

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* BerserkButton: Whatever you do. Don't call Jonouchi a [[EmbarrassingNickname dog]],[[spoiler: dog]], [[spoiler: unless your name is Seto-chan.]])]]



* BigBrotherInstinct: Probably the only reason why Mokuba didn't completely lose it after his own sister tried to kill him in death-t After which she had her soul [[CruelMercy shattered by Dark Yugi's mind crush]].]] Thank you, Jonouchi.

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* BigBrotherInstinct: Probably the only reason why Mokuba didn't completely lose it after his own sister tried to kill him in death-t Death-T After which she had her soul [[CruelMercy shattered by Dark Yugi's mind crush]].]] crush]]. Thank you, Jonouchi.



* BlessedWithSuck: Cropping up fairly [[Longrunner early-on]] fic wise, Jonouchi 'sixth sense' is great for giving him a heads up when [[SpeakOfTheDevil certain things happen]], but causes all duels he witnesses or participates in to be on the level of an actual shadow game- from his side only, of course.

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* BlessedWithSuck: Cropping up fairly [[Longrunner [[LongRunner early-on]] fic wise, Jonouchi 'sixth sense' is great for giving him a heads up when [[SpeakOfTheDevil certain things happen]], but causes all duels he witnesses or participates in to be on the level of an actual shadow game- from his side only, of course.



--> Jonouchi: I'm th' only one?
--> Seto: That wasn't a compliment.

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--> Jonouchi: '''Jonouchi:''' I'm th' only one?
--> Seto: '''Seto:''' That wasn't a compliment.



* ChekhovsSkill: Ryuzaki mentions being a part of the kendo club shortly after leaving for lunch with Jonouchi after his and Roba's duel. [[spoiler: He later goes on to challenge Yami Malik using his duel disk in the place of a sword, fighting and]] [[LetsGetDangerous [[spoiler: WINNING]] ]][[spoiler: with those very techniques.]]

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* ChekhovsSkill: Ryuzaki mentions being a part of the kendo club shortly after leaving for lunch with Jonouchi after his and Roba's duel. [[spoiler: He later goes on to challenge Yami Malik using his duel disk in the place of a sword, fighting and]] [[LetsGetDangerous [[spoiler: WINNING]] ]][[spoiler: and WINNING with those very techniques.]]



** Seto later returns the favor before her fight with Yugi, and even screams at him for getting himself comatose in the first place. [[spoiler: Yugi saw this.]] [[LoveEpiphany [[spoiler: He also saw her crying.]]]]
* DieForOurShip: Subverted; characters such as Rebecca and Mai are treated quite fairly- Mai in fact, holds a status of [[CoolBigSis]].

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** Seto later returns the favor before her fight with Yugi, and even screams at him for getting himself comatose in the first place. [[spoiler: Yugi saw this.]] [[LoveEpiphany sees this. [[spoiler: He also saw her crying.]]]]
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* DieForOurShip: Subverted; characters such as Rebecca and Mai are treated quite fairly- Mai in fact, holds a status of [[CoolBigSis]].CoolBigSis.



* HeroicBSOD: Jonouchi has them fairy often- [[spoier: enough that they've become plot devices]].

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* HeroicBSOD: Jonouchi has them fairy often- [[spoier: [[spoiler: enough that they've become plot devices]].



* NeverTrustATitle: The only reason why it's called 'Skin' is because the story's beta-reader had become so used to its Beta Name that it was too difficult to bother changing. To add insult to injury, the furthest the story will apparently get in terms of romance is [[WAFF fluff]]; it's quite likely that aside from the fourth chapter, there won't be any more skin seen.

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* NeverTrustATitle: The only reason why it's called 'Skin' is because the story's beta-reader had become so used to its Beta Name that it was too difficult to bother changing. To add insult to injury, the furthest the story will apparently get in terms of romance is [[WAFF fluff]]; {{WAFF}}; it's quite likely that aside from the fourth chapter, there won't be any more skin seen.



* OriginalCharacter: Kyouko, the maid... Who is ironically a physical [[expy]] of the initial appearance Anzu held in the manga. 'Odoru', one of the Security Guards, also qualifies, as he appears whenever a faceless mook guard would normally appear. Oddly enough, ''he's'' a physical expy of Jonouchi himself; specifically, his initial manga appearance, with brown hair.
** There are quite a lot of OC's actually; mostly relatives or employees for the sake of plot, and often attaining {{EnsembleDarkhorse}} status.

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* OriginalCharacter: Kyouko, the maid... Who is ironically a physical [[expy]] an Expy of the initial appearance Anzu held in the manga. 'Odoru', one of the Security Guards, also qualifies, as he appears whenever a faceless mook guard would normally appear. Oddly enough, ''he's'' a physical expy of Jonouchi himself; specifically, his initial manga appearance, with brown hair.
** There are quite a lot of OC's actually; mostly relatives or employees for the sake of plot, and often attaining {{EnsembleDarkhorse}} EnsembleDarkhorse status.



** Of course, in Yugi's case it becomes [[spoiler: {{DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu{{ when he destroys the beast by ''commanding it to leave his head''.]]

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** Of course, in Yugi's case it becomes [[spoiler: {{DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu{{ DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu]] when [[spoiler: he destroys the beast by ''commanding it to leave his head''.]]



* SweetPollyOliver: Seto Kaiba first started crossdressing [[spoiler: because 4 year old Mokuba was afraid of being alone]], and continued[[spoiler: for fear of Gozaburo taking the anger of being lied to out on Mokuba]]. She's fairly stuck now, not to mention rather used to it.

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* SweetPollyOliver: Seto Kaiba first started crossdressing [[spoiler: because 4 year old Mokuba was afraid of being alone]], alone in the gender-segregated orphanage]], and continued[[spoiler: continued [[spoiler: for fear of Gozaburo taking the anger of being lied to out on Mokuba]]. She's fairly stuck now, not to mention rather used to it.


* AndIMustScream: Each and every penalty game Dark Yugi inflicts (that Jonouchi or another whose point of view is accessed knows of) is described in detail worthy of [[HighOctaneNightmareFuel nightmares]], but this has nothing on [[CompleteMonster Pegasus]].

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* AndIMustScream: Each and every penalty game Dark Yugi inflicts (that Jonouchi or another whose point of view is accessed knows of) is described in detail worthy of [[HighOctaneNightmareFuel nightmares]], nightmares, but this has nothing on [[CompleteMonster Pegasus]].Pegasus.



* EldritchAbomination: The 'evil influence' of the Millennium Eye was given a physical form for the fanfic [[HighOctaneNightmareFuel and we don't like it]].

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* EldritchAbomination: The 'evil influence' of the Millennium Eye was given a physical form for the fanfic [[HighOctaneNightmareFuel and we don't like it]].it.

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