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A ''Literature/BattleRoyale'' FanFic written by The Wax Factory that chronicles the eponymous Program, in which 42 students from Spanish Rivers High School are kidnapped by the fascist U.S. goverment and sent to a remote island of the coast of Florida called Cuna Cielo. Here, they are each assigned a weapon and must fight to the death within 3 days, until only one remains.

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A ''Literature/BattleRoyale'' FanFic {{Fanfic}} written by The Wax Factory that chronicles the eponymous Program, in which 42 students from Spanish Rivers High School are kidnapped by the fascist U.S. goverment and sent to a remote island of the coast of Florida called Cuna Cielo. Here, they are each assigned a weapon and must fight to the death within 3 days, until only one remains.


* FollowTheLeader: Uses the same three day limit and chapter format as 72Hours.



* {{Squick}}: Loads. One example is when Eddie grabs a handful of Kevin's brains, after the latter has been killed, and uses them to play toss with Chris.


It can be read [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4159568/40/The_United_States_Raising_Hand_Program here]].

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It can be read [[http://www.[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4159568/40/The_United_States_Raising_Hand_Program net/s/4159568/1/The-United-States-Raising-Hand-Program here]].


It can be read at [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4159568/40/The_United_States_Raising_Hand_Program]]

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It can be read at [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4159568/40/The_United_States_Raising_Hand_Program]]net/s/4159568/40/The_United_States_Raising_Hand_Program here]].


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* AbusiveParents- Lea's aunt holds Lea's arm under scalding water after she questions the existence of heaven. Chris's dad also emotionally abuses and belittles him.
* ActualPacifist- Winston
* AlphaBitch- Subverted by Amber, Shyla, Erin, and Victoria, who turn out to be sympathetic characters. Played straight by Adrienne, who also happens to be a psychotic murderer.
* AssholeVictim- Enrique
* AsianAndNerdy- Mae. It's practically all we learn about her.
* AxeCrazy- Lea, [[AlphaBitch Adrienne]], and [[spoiler:Adam]].
* AuthorAppeal- Classic Rock bands and songs (especially Music/TheBeatles) are frequently mentioned.
* BackstabbingTheAlphaBitch- Erin, Shyla, and Amber attempt to do this to Adrienne.
* BerserkButton- Even so much as hint at threatening David or someone he cares about and he will tear you limb from limb. [[spoiler:This ends up getting him killed]].
* BewareTheQuietOnes- Who knew quiet bookworm Lea would turn out to be such a monster?
* BlindWithoutEm- Demi, after her glasses are destroyed in a fight with Lea.
* BreakTheCutie- Poor, poor Demi.
* BrokenBird- Roxy, after her AttemptedRape at the hands of Eddie.
* CastHerd
* CharacterDevelopment- Most prominently, Erin, who goes from a personality-less follower of Adrienne to a main viewpoint character.
* ChekhovsGun- Chris's weapon (a medical kit) which [[spoiler:Preston later kills him with]].
* CloudCuckooLander- Subverted by Terry. Other characters initially think of her as this, but she's much more down to earth than expected, if a bit of an [[WideEyedIdealist idealist]].
* CruelAndUnusualDeath- [[spoiler:Enrique]]. Who thought a golf club could have done so much damage? [[spoiler:Meyerhold's]] death also qualifies.
* CutShort
* DeadlyGame- The premise.
* DirtyCoward- Luke Graystone, Preston [[spoiler: until his HeelFaceTurn]]
* TheDogBitesBack- Preston snaps after years of abuse and brutally kills [[spoiler:JerkJock Chris]].
* DrivenToSuicide- [[spoiler:Jesse]] and [[spoiler:Skylar]], and later, [[spoiler:Demi]] after she accidentally kills [[spoiler:Winston]]
* FollowTheLeader- Uses the same three day limit and chapter format as 72Hours.
* {{Gorn}}
* GentleGiant- Winston, who refuses to lay a hand on anyone, despite his imposing stature.
* GroinAttack- [[AxeCrazy Lea]] castrates Meyerhold with a pair of bolt cutters.
* HairTriggerTemper- David. Although he always feels bad about it afterwards.
* HeroicBSOD- Peter has a mental breakdown and abandons his friends after [[spoiler:Roxy]] is killed. Logan helps him through it [[spoiler:just in time for him to be killed by Adam]].
* AHouseDivided- Zane and his friends (J.C., Jesse, Skylar, and Rory) quickly turn on each other.
* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace- Mitch accidentally shoots [[spoiler:Risa]] with her own gun after disarming her.
* JerkAss- Chris, Travis, J.C. and Enrique.
* JerkJock- Chris and Eddie start out as this and just get worse. Averted by Tristan Igolovsky, who is a jock and a NiceGuy.
* KarmaHoudini- Mare never gets comuppence (as far as we know) for her part in [[spoiler:Winston's]] death and is made a sympathetic character shortly afterwards.
* [[KnightTemplarBigBrother Knight Templar Big Sister]]- Prudence Mercedes is very protective of Sadie.
* KillEmAll- Surprisingly, {{Averted}}; almost half the cast survives. Of course, this is due to the story being unfinished.

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* AbusiveParents- AbusiveParents: Lea's aunt holds Lea's arm under scalding water after she questions the existence of heaven. Chris's dad also emotionally abuses and belittles him.
* ActualPacifist- %%* ActualPacifist: Winston
* AlphaBitch- AlphaBitch: Subverted by Amber, Shyla, Erin, and Victoria, who turn out to be sympathetic characters. Played straight by Adrienne, who also happens to be a psychotic murderer.
* AssholeVictim- %%* AssholeVictim: Enrique
* AsianAndNerdy- %%* AsianAndNerdy: Mae. It's practically all we learn about her.
* AxeCrazy- %%* AxeCrazy: Lea, [[AlphaBitch Adrienne]], and [[spoiler:Adam]].
* AuthorAppeal- AuthorAppeal: Classic Rock bands and songs (especially Music/TheBeatles) are frequently mentioned.
* BackstabbingTheAlphaBitch- %%* BackstabbingTheAlphaBitch: Erin, Shyla, and Amber attempt to do this to Adrienne.
* BerserkButton- BerserkButton: Even so much as hint at threatening David or someone he cares about and he will tear you limb from limb. [[spoiler:This ends up getting him killed]].
* BewareTheQuietOnes- %%* BewareTheQuietOnes: Who knew quiet bookworm Lea would turn out to be such a monster?
* BlindWithoutEm- BlindWithoutEm: Demi, after her glasses are destroyed in a fight with Lea.
* BreakTheCutie- %%* BreakTheCutie: Poor, poor Demi.
* BrokenBird- %%* BrokenBird: Roxy, after her AttemptedRape at the hands of Eddie.
* %%* CastHerd
* CharacterDevelopment- CharacterDevelopment: Most prominently, Erin, who goes from a personality-less follower of Adrienne to a main viewpoint character.
* ChekhovsGun- ChekhovsGun: Chris's weapon (a medical kit) which [[spoiler:Preston later kills him with]].
* CloudCuckooLander- CloudCuckooLander: Subverted by Terry. Other characters initially think of her as this, but she's much more down to earth than expected, if a bit of an [[WideEyedIdealist idealist]].
* CruelAndUnusualDeath- %%* CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler:Enrique]]. Who thought a golf club could have done so much damage? [[spoiler:Meyerhold's]] death also qualifies.
* %%* CutShort
* DeadlyGame- %%* DeadlyGame: The premise.
* DirtyCoward- %%* DirtyCoward: Luke Graystone, Preston [[spoiler: until his HeelFaceTurn]]
* TheDogBitesBack- TheDogBitesBack: Preston snaps after years of abuse and brutally kills [[spoiler:JerkJock Chris]].
* DrivenToSuicide- %%* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Jesse]] and [[spoiler:Skylar]], and later, [[spoiler:Demi]] after she accidentally kills [[spoiler:Winston]]
* FollowTheLeader- FollowTheLeader: Uses the same three day limit and chapter format as 72Hours.
* %%* {{Gorn}}
* GentleGiant- GentleGiant: Winston, who refuses to lay a hand on anyone, despite his imposing stature.
* GroinAttack- GroinAttack: [[AxeCrazy Lea]] castrates Meyerhold with a pair of bolt cutters.
* HairTriggerTemper- %%* HairTriggerTemper: David. Although he always feels bad about it afterwards.
* HeroicBSOD- HeroicBSOD: Peter has a mental breakdown and abandons his friends after [[spoiler:Roxy]] is killed. Logan helps him through it [[spoiler:just in time for him to be killed by Adam]].
* AHouseDivided- AHouseDivided: Zane and his friends (J.C., Jesse, Skylar, and Rory) quickly turn on each other.
* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace- IJustShotMarvinInTheFace: Mitch accidentally shoots [[spoiler:Risa]] with her own gun after disarming her.
* JerkAss- %%* JerkAss: Chris, Travis, J.C. and Enrique.
* JerkJock- %%* JerkJock: Chris and Eddie start out as this and just get worse. Averted by Tristan Igolovsky, who is a jock and a NiceGuy.
worse.
* KarmaHoudini- KarmaHoudini: Mare never gets comuppence (as far as we know) for her part in [[spoiler:Winston's]] death and is made a sympathetic character shortly afterwards.
* [[KnightTemplarBigBrother Knight Templar Big Sister]]- %%* KnightTemplarBigBrother: Prudence Mercedes is very protective of Sadie.
* KillEmAll- KillEmAll: Surprisingly, {{Averted}}; almost half the cast survives. Of course, this is due to the story being unfinished.



* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters- par on course for a ''Literature/BattleRoyale'' fic.
* MadeOfIron- Lea. She is crushed by a bookshelf and shot several times by Prudence Mercedes, but just keeps coming back.
* MadeOfPlasticine- Lea apparently hits Enrique so hard in the back with a golf club that it tears off enough flesh to [[{{Squick}} expose his spine]].
* ManipulativeBastard- Jude, who is adept at exploiting other peoples' weaknesses and orchestrates the deaths of several classmates by tricking them into killing each other or themselves. Adrienne also qualifies, but is less successful, as she attempts to turn Amber's GirlPosse against her.
* MercyKill- Adrienne uses this as her justification for killing [[spoiler:Victoria]], whose injury (a brick to the head) was probably survivable.
* MistakenForMurderer- J.C. thinks that Zane murdered [[spoiler:Jesse]] and [[spoiler:Skylar]], because she finds him standing over their bodies after they had been arguing with him.
* OnlySaneMan- [[GenderBlenderName Jesse]] is the most reasonable of Zane's group of friends.
* OverlyLongTitle
* {{Otaku}}- Nathan
* PsychopathicManchild- Darren, who because of his Down's Syndrome is basically a five-year old in a fifteen-year old's body. He also wants to "die" people.
* RedemptionEqualsDeath- [[spoiler:Preston]]
* RougeAnglesOfSatin- Becomes noticeable after awhile.
* SacrificialLamb- Mae and Enrique pretty much exist to be killed by Jude and Lea, respectively, establishing the latter two as villains.
* ShrinkingViolet- Mae Yamamoto
* TheSociopath- Jude, again.
* SourSupporter- Travis, among Peter's group of [[LaResistance revolutionaries]]
* {{Squick}}- Loads. One example is when Eddie grabs a handful of Kevin's brains, after the latter has been killed, and uses them to play toss with Chris.
* StarCrossedLovers- Erin and [[spoiler:David]].
* TheStoner- Rory North is an extreme example, as he is barely coherent throughout most of the story and is not PlayedForLaughs.
* StuffBlowingUp- The tram station where Miguel, David, and [[spoiler:Erin]] are taking refuge, due to [[TooDumbToLive stupidity]] on Miguel's part.
* TogetherInDeath- [[spoiler:Jesse]] and [[spoiler:Skylar]], who commit suicide with Rory's "weapon" (sleeping pills).
* ThereCanBeOnlyOne
* WellDoneSonGuy- Chris's FreudianExcuse.
* WholesomeCrossdresser- Peter Juntz.
* WhosLaughingNow- {{Subverted}} by Meyerhold, who sets out to get back at his classmates for bullying him, but loses his nerve after wounding Logan with a hand saw.
* YourHeadAsplode- Risa and Mae die in this manner. Risa is shot in the head and Mae is tricked into a Danger Zone by Jude.

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters- par LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Par on course for a ''Literature/BattleRoyale'' fic.
* MadeOfIron- MadeOfIron: Lea. She is crushed by a bookshelf and shot several times by Prudence Mercedes, but just keeps coming back.
* MadeOfPlasticine- MadeOfPlasticine: Lea apparently hits Enrique so hard in the back with a golf club that it tears off enough flesh to [[{{Squick}} expose his spine]].
* ManipulativeBastard- ManipulativeBastard: Jude, who is adept at exploiting other peoples' weaknesses and orchestrates the deaths of several classmates by tricking them into killing each other or themselves. Adrienne also qualifies, but is less successful, as she attempts to turn Amber's GirlPosse against her.
* MercyKill- MercyKill: Adrienne uses this as her justification for killing [[spoiler:Victoria]], whose injury (a brick to the head) was probably survivable.
* MistakenForMurderer- MistakenForMurderer: J.C. thinks that Zane murdered [[spoiler:Jesse]] and [[spoiler:Skylar]], because she finds him standing over their bodies after they had been arguing with him.
* OnlySaneMan- OnlySaneMan: [[GenderBlenderName Jesse]] is the most reasonable of Zane's group of friends.
* OverlyLongTitle
* {{Otaku}}-
%%* {{Otaku}}: Nathan
* PsychopathicManchild- PsychopathicManchild: Darren, who because of his Down's Syndrome is basically a five-year old in a fifteen-year old's body. He also wants to "die" people.
* RedemptionEqualsDeath- %%* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Preston]]
* RougeAnglesOfSatin- RougeAnglesOfSatin: Becomes noticeable after awhile.
* SacrificialLamb- SacrificialLamb: Mae and Enrique pretty much exist to be killed by Jude and Lea, respectively, establishing the latter two as villains.
* ShrinkingViolet- %%* ShrinkingViolet: Mae Yamamoto
* TheSociopath- %%* TheSociopath: Jude, again.
* SourSupporter- %%* SourSupporter: Travis, among Peter's group of [[LaResistance revolutionaries]]
* {{Squick}}- {{Squick}}: Loads. One example is when Eddie grabs a handful of Kevin's brains, after the latter has been killed, and uses them to play toss with Chris.
* StarCrossedLovers- %%* StarCrossedLovers: Erin and [[spoiler:David]].
* TheStoner- TheStoner: Rory North is an extreme example, as he is barely coherent throughout most of the story and is not PlayedForLaughs.
* StuffBlowingUp- StuffBlowingUp: The tram station where Miguel, David, and [[spoiler:Erin]] are taking refuge, due to [[TooDumbToLive stupidity]] on Miguel's part.
* TogetherInDeath- TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler:Jesse]] and [[spoiler:Skylar]], who commit suicide with Rory's "weapon" (sleeping pills).
* %%* ThereCanBeOnlyOne
* WellDoneSonGuy- %%* WellDoneSonGuy: Chris's FreudianExcuse.
* WholesomeCrossdresser- %%* WholesomeCrossdresser: Peter Juntz.
* WhosLaughingNow- WhosLaughingNow: {{Subverted}} by Meyerhold, who sets out to get back at his classmates for bullying him, but loses his nerve after wounding Logan with a hand saw.
* YourHeadAsplode- YourHeadAsplode: Risa and Mae die in this manner. Risa is shot in the head and Mae is tricked into a Danger Zone by Jude.


As of April 2013, the Author has officially announced its death, but also thankfully posted a summary of what the second half of the story would have entailed had it continued.



* KillEmAll- Suprisingly {{Averted}}; almost half the cast survives. Of course, this is due to the story being unfinished.

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* KillEmAll- Suprisingly Surprisingly, {{Averted}}; almost half the cast survives. Of course, this is due to the story being unfinished. unfinished.
** [[spoiler: Now that the author has posted a summary of the end, unfortunately played straight; Zane is the winner and sole survivor of the program.]]


* NotSoHarmless- Lea and [[spoiler:Nathan]]


* GroinAttack- [[AxeCrazy Lea]] castrates Meyerhold with a pair of bolt cutters. [[HighOctaneNightmareFuel Ouch]].

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* GroinAttack- [[AxeCrazy Lea]] castrates Meyerhold with a pair of bolt cutters. [[HighOctaneNightmareFuel Ouch]].


* AuthorAppeal- Classic Rock bands and songs (especially TheBeatles) are frequently mentioned.

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* AuthorAppeal- Classic Rock bands and songs (especially TheBeatles) Music/TheBeatles) are frequently mentioned.



* YourHeadAsplode- Risa and Mae die in this manner. Risa is shot in the head and Mae is tricked into a Danger Zone by Jude.

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* YourHeadAsplode- Risa and Mae die in this manner. Risa is shot in the head and Mae is tricked into a Danger Zone by Jude.


A BattleRoyale FanFic written by The Wax Factory that chronicles the eponymous Program, in which 42 students from Spanish Rivers High School are kidnapped by the fascist U.S. goverment and sent to a remote island of the coast of Florida called Cuna Cielo. Here, they are each assigned a weapon and must fight to the death within 3 days, until only one remains.

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A BattleRoyale ''Literature/BattleRoyale'' FanFic written by The Wax Factory that chronicles the eponymous Program, in which 42 students from Spanish Rivers High School are kidnapped by the fascist U.S. goverment and sent to a remote island of the coast of Florida called Cuna Cielo. Here, they are each assigned a weapon and must fight to the death within 3 days, until only one remains.



* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters- par on course for a BattleRoyale fic.

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters- par on course for a BattleRoyale ''Literature/BattleRoyale'' fic.

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