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**This is not helped by some brocastings actually portraying Haruka as a male that turns into a female when Sailor Uranus. Not saying that's right either, but it's certainly better than technically being incestuous.

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* Crystal Tokyo being portrayed as a dystopia, often because of the Silver Crystal's "purification" which leaves those affected a shell of their former selves unable to feel anger (or really, [[GettingSmiliesPaintedOnYourSoul any emotion at all except happiness]]). The same fics often have the Black Moon Clan as [[YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters freedom fighters]] hell-bent on saving the people of Earth. Never mind the fact that the Black Moon specifically wanted to ''destroy'' all the planet's inhabitants so they could take it over themselves (which is repeatedly pointed out by Demande and Saphir), or that purification ''gets rid'' of mind-control and any other dark influences or energies without affecting the person's real personality. But these are often ignored in lieu of Neo-Queen Serenity brainwashing people "for the greater good".

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* Fanfics commonly [[PatchworkFic mix concepts]] from the original [[Anime/SailorMoon anime]], [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]] and whatever localized adaptations the writer have seen. One popular character in otherwise OriginalFlavour fics is the Creator/DiC English dub version of Zoisite (who, in this version, was named Zoycite). Any use is easy to convey, given this version is ''[[ShesAManinJapan female]]'', has a differently spelled name, and [[DubPersonalityChange is more bombastic and emotional]].


* One that was popular in the early days of the English fandom: Amara [[RonTheDeathEater abuses Michelle]]. GaryStu arrives to tell Amara off and rescue poor, vulnerable Michelle from [[HeteronormativeCrusader the "sin" of homosexuality]]. (''Extremely'' [[DiscreditedMeme discredited]] nowadays. [[FandomHeresy Don't write a fanfic like this unless you want to be nuked from orbit by the rest of the fandom]].)

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* One that was popular in the early days of the English fandom: Amara [[RonTheDeathEater abuses Michelle]]. GaryStu arrives to tell Amara off and rescue poor, vulnerable Michelle from [[HeteronormativeCrusader the "sin" of homosexuality]]. (''Extremely'' [[DiscreditedMeme [[DiscreditedTrope discredited]] nowadays. [[FandomHeresy Don't write a fanfic like this unless you want to be nuked from orbit by the rest of the fandom]].)


* One that was popular in the early days of the English fandom: Amara [[RonTheDeathEater abuses Michelle]]. GaryStu arrives to tell Amara off and rescue poor, vulnerable Michelle from [[HeteronormativeCrusader the "sin" of homosexuality]]. (''Extremely'' [[Discredited discredited]] nowadays. [[FandomHeresy Don't write a fanfic like this unless you want to be nuked from orbit by the rest of the fandom]].)

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* One that was popular in the early days of the English fandom: Amara [[RonTheDeathEater abuses Michelle]]. GaryStu arrives to tell Amara off and rescue poor, vulnerable Michelle from [[HeteronormativeCrusader the "sin" of homosexuality]]. (''Extremely'' [[Discredited [[DiscreditedMeme discredited]] nowadays. [[FandomHeresy Don't write a fanfic like this unless you want to be nuked from orbit by the rest of the fandom]].)


* Crossovers with ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' where girl-type Ranma joins the Sailor Scouts are common enough to [[FukuFic have their own name]].

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* Crossovers with ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' where girl-type Ranma joins the Sailor Scouts Soldiers are common enough to [[FukuFic have their own name]].


* Fics taking place [[ContinuationFic after the series ends]], typically a pre-college main cast adjusting to their civilian lives. The usual series action is often dropped in favor of SliceOfLife material, often with a heavy romantic focus. Pairings tend to revolve around Usagi and [[YuriGenre one of her friends]], or [[LauncherOfAThousandShips some combination/of all the Inners]]. Expect a more mature, if still lighthearted tone and more sexually explicit material as the girls work out their feelings and journey to adulthood.

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* Fics taking place [[ContinuationFic after the series ends]], typically a pre-college main cast adjusting to their civilian lives. The usual series action is often dropped in favor of SliceOfLife material, often with a heavy romantic focus. Pairings tend to revolve around Usagi and [[YuriGenre one of her friends]], or [[LauncherOfAThousandShips some combination/of all the Inners]]. Expect a more mature, if still lighthearted tone and more [[LemonFic sexually explicit material material]] as the girls work out their feelings and journey to adulthood.


* Mamoru abuses Usagi or dies. Usagi runs to Seiya/Demand/Haruka. [=ChibiUsa=] is either handwaved into a new child or ignored outright. Alternatively, Mamoru abuses Usagi but she still stays with him for the good of the world and to have [=ChibiUsa=]. She then has an affair with Seiya/Demand/Haruka.

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* Mamoru [[RonTheDeathEater abuses Usagi Usagi]] or dies. Usagi runs to Seiya/Demand/Haruka. [=ChibiUsa=] is either handwaved into a new child or ignored outright. Alternatively, Mamoru abuses Usagi but she still stays with him for the good of the world and to have [=ChibiUsa=]. She then has an affair with Seiya/Demand/Haruka.



* [=ChibiUsa=] comes back from the future as a chesty teen and is much more badass.

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* [=ChibiUsa=] comes back from the future as a chesty [[FanservicePack chesty]] teen and is much more badass.



* Usagi is {{betray|AlFic}}ed by Mamoru and/or the Inner senshi. She joins the Outers or Starlights, romances Haruka or Seiya, and is suddenly totally badass/capable/intelligent. This one is quite strange, as the manga actually touched the possibility this happening... To ''Minako'', about [[DudeWheresMyRespect how little respect she gets from the others]].

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* Usagi is {{betray|AlFic}}ed {{betray|alFic}}ed by Mamoru and/or the Inner senshi. She joins the Outers or Starlights, romances Haruka or Seiya, and is suddenly totally badass/capable/intelligent. This one is quite strange, as the manga actually touched on the possibility of this happening... To ''Minako'', about [[DudeWheresMyRespect how little respect she gets from the others]].



* Kunzite mourning the loss of his love, Zoisite. These can range from simple angsty one-shots to longer plots (Kunzite working with the Senshi to bring Zoisite back to life, turning to Usagi for comfort, betraying Beryl).

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* Kunzite mourning the loss of his love, Zoisite. These can range from simple angsty one-shots to longer plots (Kunzite working with the Senshi to bring Zoisite back to life, turning to Usagi for comfort, betraying Beryl).[[HeelFaceTurn betraying]] [[BigBad Queen Beryl]]).



* One that was popular in the early days of the English fandom: Amara abuses Michelle. GaryStu arrives to tell Amara off and rescue poor, vulnerable Michelle from the "sin" of homosexuality. (''Extremely'' discredited nowadays. [[FandomHeresy Don't write a fanfic like this unless you want to be nuked from orbit by the rest of the fandom]].)
* If the fans didn't want to break Haruka and Michiru up but still wanted to purge homosexuality from the show, the story would be about how Haruka was reborn as the wrong gender and Queen Serenity would "fix" it by turning her back into a boy. Gained particular notoriety when a prominent fan organization, Save Our Sailors, attempted to pass off their ''own'' FixFic as ''actual canon'' in the late 90s. Not a fan favourite now.

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* One that was popular in the early days of the English fandom: Amara [[RonTheDeathEater abuses Michelle. Michelle]]. GaryStu arrives to tell Amara off and rescue poor, vulnerable Michelle from [[HeteronormativeCrusader the "sin" of homosexuality. homosexuality]]. (''Extremely'' discredited [[Discredited discredited]] nowadays. [[FandomHeresy Don't write a fanfic like this unless you want to be nuked from orbit by the rest of the fandom]].)
* If the fans didn't want to break Haruka and Michiru up but still wanted to purge homosexuality from the show, the story would be about how Haruka was reborn as the wrong gender and Queen Serenity would "fix" it by turning her back into a boy. Gained particular notoriety when a prominent fan organization, Save Our Sailors, attempted to pass off their ''own'' FixFic as ''actual canon'' in the late 90s. [[DiscreditedTrope Not a fan favourite now.favorite now]].



* Rei is secretly in love with Usagi! Unfortunately, she's destined for Mamoru, so Rei must suffer valiantly in her unrequited love or wait for Mamoru to either nobly step aside, turn into a dick or get run over by a truck so she can make her move. Though one fic has Mamoru totally cool with Usagi dumping him for Rei and [[http://www.angelfire.com/geek/papirini/kousagi/pages/rev.htm giving her his sperm in a can to make ChibiUsa]]. No, really.

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* Rei is secretly in love with Usagi! Unfortunately, she's destined for Mamoru, so Rei must suffer valiantly in her unrequited love or wait for Mamoru to either [[IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy nobly step aside, aside]], [[RonTheDeathEater turn into a dick dick]], or [[DeathOfTheHypotenuse get run over by a truck truck]] so she can make her move. Though one fic has Mamoru totally cool with Usagi dumping him for Rei and [[http://www.angelfire.com/geek/papirini/kousagi/pages/rev.htm giving her his sperm in a can to make ChibiUsa]]. No, really.



* Naru becoming a Sailor Senshi herself through some means, becoming a team with Usagi after being left out. Making her SailorEarth seems to be the most popular option, though there's fics with other options out there (including one where she becomes Sailor ''Mars'' after Rei's stripped of her powers after attempting to kill Usagi).
* Any fics that involved the Sailor Senshi revealing their identities to someone they're close to. For example, making Usagi revealing to Naru that she's Sailor Moon (even though it's implied that she already knows, at least in the 90's anime).
* Fics taking place after the series ends, typically a pre-college main cast adjusting to their civilian lives. The usual series action is typically dropped in favor of slice of life material, often with a heavy romantic focus. Pairings tend to revolve around Usagi and one of her friends, or [[LauncherOfAThousandShips some combination/of all the Inners]]. Expect a more mature, if still lighthearted tone and more sexually explicit material as the girls work out their feelings and journey to adulthood.

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* Naru becoming a Sailor Senshi herself through some means, becoming a team with Usagi after being left out. Making her SailorEarth seems to be the most popular option, though there's fics with other options out there (including one where she becomes Sailor ''Mars'' after since Rei's stripped of her powers [[RonTheDeathEater after attempting to kill Usagi).
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* Any fics that involved the Sailor Senshi revealing their identities to someone they're close to. For example, making Usagi revealing reveal to Naru that she's Sailor Moon (even though it's implied that she already knows, at least in the 90's anime).
* Fics taking place [[ContinuationFic after the series ends, ends]], typically a pre-college main cast adjusting to their civilian lives. The usual series action is typically often dropped in favor of slice of life SliceOfLife material, often with a heavy romantic focus. Pairings tend to revolve around Usagi and [[YuriGenre one of her friends, friends]], or [[LauncherOfAThousandShips some combination/of all the Inners]]. Expect a more mature, if still lighthearted tone and more sexually explicit material as the girls work out their feelings and journey to adulthood.


** As the Author who wrote the aforementioned fic. I am sorry, and I consider that an OldShame of my youth.

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* Fics taking place after the series ends, typically a pre-college main cast adjusting to their civilian lives. The usual series action is typically dropped in favor of slice of life material, often with a heavy romantic focus. Pairings tend to revolve around Usagi and one of her friends, or [[LauncherOfAThousandShips some combination/of all the Inners]]. Expect a more mature, if still lighthearted tone and more sexually explicit material as the girls work out their feelings and journey to adulthood.

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** As the Author who wrote the aforementioned fic. I am sorry, and I consider that an OldShame of my youth.


* Any fics that involved the Sailor Senshi revealing their identities to someone they're close to. For example, making Usagi revealing to Naru that she's Sailor Moon.

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* Any fics that involved the Sailor Senshi revealing their identities to someone they're close to. For example, making Usagi revealing to Naru that she's Sailor Moon.Moon (even though it's implied that she already knows, at least in the 90's anime).


* Mamoru abuses Usagi or dies. Usagi runs to Seiya/Demand/Haruka. [=ChibiUsa=] is either handwaved into a new child or ignored outright.
** Alternatively, Mamoru abuses Usagi but she still stays with him for the good of the world and to have [=ChibiUsa=]. She then has an affair with Seiya/Demand/Haruka.
*** Usagi and Seiya's bastard child goes to the past/Earth to learn about her history (and accidentally get her parents back together)/purposely get her parents back together/stop her own birth.

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* Mamoru abuses Usagi or dies. Usagi runs to Seiya/Demand/Haruka. [=ChibiUsa=] is either handwaved into a new child or ignored outright.
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outright. Alternatively, Mamoru abuses Usagi but she still stays with him for the good of the world and to have [=ChibiUsa=]. She then has an affair with Seiya/Demand/Haruka.
*** * Usagi and Seiya's bastard child goes to the past/Earth to learn about her history (and accidentally get her parents back together)/purposely get her parents back together/stop her own birth.



** Alternatively, the story focuses on Chibiusa in the 30th Century, [[SheIsAllGrownUp all grown up]] and being a badass, with a senshi team either consisting of the canon (in the manga, anyway) Sailor Quartet (formerly Amazoness Quartet), original characters meant to be the original senshi's daughters, or both.

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** Alternatively, the * The story focuses on Chibiusa in the 30th Century, [[SheIsAllGrownUp all grown up]] and being a badass, with a senshi team either consisting of the canon (in the manga, anyway) Sailor Quartet (formerly Amazoness Quartet), original characters meant to be the original senshi's daughters, or both.



* The most popular ''Sailor Moon'' fanfic villain in the 90s that wasn't just an OC was Jadeite, coming back from his eternal sleep from the original anime and trying to get revenge for his undignified end. Even if the story wasn't explicitly about his return, there was always a good chance a story's OC villains would discover Jadeite somehow, break him out of that crystal prison, and turn him loose on the Senshi. These have finally died off in the decades since, but it was such a common plot point as to be the subject of parody in the early Sailor Moon fandom days.
** At least a few stories have Jadeite return years later only to be subjected to both VillainForgotToLevelGrind and SortingAlgorithmOfEvil, meaning that he's weaker than a generic MonsterOfTheWeek by that point and is easily dispatched.

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* The most popular ''Sailor Moon'' fanfic villain in the 90s that wasn't just an OC was Jadeite, coming back from his eternal sleep from the original anime and trying to get revenge for his undignified end. Even if the story wasn't explicitly about his return, there was always a good chance a story's OC villains would discover Jadeite somehow, break him out of that crystal prison, and turn him loose on the Senshi. These have finally died off in the decades since, but it was such a common plot point as to be the subject of parody in the early Sailor Moon fandom days.
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days. At least a few stories have Jadeite return years later only to be subjected to both VillainForgotToLevelGrind and SortingAlgorithmOfEvil, meaning that he's weaker than a generic MonsterOfTheWeek by that point and is easily dispatched.



** If they didn't want to break Haruka and Michiru up but still wanted to purge homosexuality from the show, the story would instead be about how Haruka was reborn as the wrong gender and Queen Serenity would "fix" it by turning her back into a boy. Gained particular notoriety when a prominent fan organization, Save Our Sailors, attempted to pass off their ''own'' FixFic as ''actual canon'' in the late 90s. [[FandomHeresy Yea, don't do this either.]]

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** * If they the fans didn't want to break Haruka and Michiru up but still wanted to purge homosexuality from the show, the story would instead be about how Haruka was reborn as the wrong gender and Queen Serenity would "fix" it by turning her back into a boy. Gained particular notoriety when a prominent fan organization, Save Our Sailors, attempted to pass off their ''own'' FixFic as ''actual canon'' in the late 90s. [[FandomHeresy Yea, don't do this either.]]Not a fan favourite now.



** Conversely, depending on the writer's opinion of Sailor Pluto, Usagi kicking Pluto out for not being a planet (which makes little sense since she's, you know, Sailor ''Moon''), Usagi vowing to restore Pluto's planetary status when she's queen, or Pluto leaving to join and/or head the Kuiper Belt Senshi.

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** Conversely, depending * Depending on the writer's opinion of Sailor Pluto, Usagi kicking Pluto out for not being a planet (which makes little sense since she's, you know, Sailor ''Moon''), Usagi vowing to restore Pluto's planetary status when she's queen, or Pluto leaving to join and/or head the Kuiper Belt Senshi.


* Usagi is betrayed by Mamoru and/or the Inner senshi. She joins the Outers or Starlights, romances Haruka or Seiya, and is suddenly totally badass/capable/intelligent.
** This one is quite strange, as the manga actually touched the possibility this happening... To ''Minako'', about [[DudeWheresMyRespect how little respect she gets from the others]].

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* Usagi is betrayed {{betray|AlFic}}ed by Mamoru and/or the Inner senshi. She joins the Outers or Starlights, romances Haruka or Seiya, and is suddenly totally badass/capable/intelligent.
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badass/capable/intelligent. This one is quite strange, as the manga actually touched the possibility this happening... To ''Minako'', about [[DudeWheresMyRespect how little respect she gets from the others]].

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* Any fics that involved the Sailor Senshi revealing their identities to someone they're close to. For example, making Usagi revealing to Naru that she's Sailor Moon.

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