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* ArcWords:
** [[spoiler:"Call me Al."]]
** [[spoiler:"Initiate MARTIAL protocol."]]

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* ArcWords:
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%%* ArcWords: '''Administrivia/ZeroContextExample -- what makes these words meaningful?'''
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[[spoiler:"Call me Al."]]
** %%** [[spoiler:"Initiate MARTIAL protocol."]]



* BilingualBonus: The [[spoiler:Belter]] language is made of this, using words from many different languages.

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* %%* BilingualBonus: The [[spoiler:Belter]] language is made of this, using words from many different languages.languages. '''Administrivia/ZeroContextExample'''



* ClarkesThirdLaw: Referenced by Selkirk when describing fabricator technology.

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* %%* ClarkesThirdLaw: Referenced by Selkirk when describing fabricator technology.technology. '''Administrivia/ZeroContextExample -- what is Clarke's Third Law, and what does Selkirk say about it?'''



* RobotBuddy: JUNO, IANTO, and DIGBY, with a few modifications.

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* %%* RobotBuddy: JUNO, IANTO, and DIGBY, with a few modifications.modifications. '''Administrivia/ZeroContextExample'''


* ArcWords: [[spoiler:"Call me Al."]]

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* ArcWords: ArcWords:
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[[spoiler:"Call me Al."]]



* BigBad: [[spoiler:Baat Torgal arguably takes the role.]]
** Later succeeded by [[spoiler:Armin Polyakov]] in Rising.

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* BigBad: %%* BigBad:
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[[spoiler:Baat Torgal Torgal, acting CEO of the Torgaljin Corporation on 4546B, arguably takes the role.]]
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]] '''Administrivia/ZeroContextExample -- what's his EvilPlan?'''
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Later succeeded by [[spoiler:Armin Polyakov]] in Rising.Rising. '''Administrivia/ZeroContextExample -- what's his EvilPlan?'''



* DeathWorld: The planet Manannan.

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* %%* DeathWorld: The planet Manannan. '''Administrivia/ZeroContextExample -- what exactly are the hazards?'''



* EverythingTryingToKillYou: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]]. [[spoiler:Certain species, including the infamous Crashers, were created specifically to harass human explorers, after a now-deceased group accidentally killed a Warper.]]

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* EverythingTryingToKillYou: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]].{{Invoked|Trope}}. [[spoiler:Certain species, including the infamous Crashers, were created specifically to harass human explorers, after a now-deceased group accidentally killed a Warper.]]



* GoingCritical: The Aurora's reactor, in Subnautica tradition.

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* GoingCritical: The Aurora's reactor, dark matter drive explodes, in Subnautica tradition.



* MiniMecha: Selkirk's upgrades make the Prawn Suit more combat-capable, with the arms effectively being multi-tools.

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* MiniMecha: MiniMecha:
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Selkirk's upgrades make the Prawn Suit more combat-capable, with the arms effectively being multi-tools.



* ShoutOut: [[Film/{{Zombieland}} "Survival rule #32: Enjoy the little things,"]] among others.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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[[Film/{{Zombieland}} "Survival rule #32: Enjoy the little things,"]] among others.



* SurvivorsGuilt: Selkirk gets hit by this pretty hard after planetfall and considers suicide more than once. He also name drops the trope.

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%% * SurvivorsGuilt: Selkirk gets hit by this pretty hard after planetfall and considers suicide more than once. He also name drops the trope. '''Administrivia/ZeroContextExample -- what did he survive?'''


* CosyCatastrophe:

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* CosyCatastrophe:CosyCatastrophe: Downplayed, given that the first few chapters are taken up with the considerable hardship and danger the protagonist must endure to secure the basic necessities, but once he gets that part out of the way he doesn't waste much time finding ways to go beyond merely surviving:



* EverythingTryingToKillYou: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]]. [[spoiler:Certain species, including the infamous Crashes, were created specifically to harass human explorers, after a now-deceased group accidentally killed a Warper.]]

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* EverythingTryingToKillYou: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]]. [[spoiler:Certain species, including the infamous Crashes, Crashers, were created specifically to harass human explorers, after a now-deceased group accidentally killed a Warper.]]


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* LivingIsMoreThanSurviving: Selkirk's philosophy of life. Having expended much effort to secure the physical necessities of food and shelter, he immediately starts working on building newer and more comfortable quarters and acquiring the resources for some luxury items until his living arrangements resemble an upscale vacation home. And why not?
* MatterReplicator: As per canon, the nano-fabrication technology enables Selkirk to bootstrap his way from sleeping in an EscapePod and hunting fish with a knife to riding around in a mini-submarine and living in a well-appointed UnderwaterBase.

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* SomeoneToRememberHimBy: A planet-wide version of this occurs with the [[spoiler:Sea Emperor, at the end of his life, asking for Selkirk's help to hatch his children.]]


* ShipTease: A bit between Selkirk and JUNO. Maybe more teases will happen, since [[spoiler:Selkirk is now an AI.]]

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* ShipTease: A bit between Selkirk and JUNO. Maybe more teases will happen, since [[spoiler:Selkirk is now an AI.]]AI]], but given the fact that now [[spoiler:Selkirk is now in a relationship with Heloise]], it seems unlikely.


* ADateWithRosiePalms: Apparently, Alterra or one of its employees carries around blueprints for an 'emotional recreation device.' Al, upon fabricating one, quips "IllBeInMyBunk". Apparently, [[ICallItVera He calls it]] "Inflatable Ingrid."

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: Apparently, Alterra or one of its employees carries around blueprints for an 'emotional recreation device.' Al, upon fabricating one, quips "IllBeInMyBunk". Apparently, [[ICallItVera He calls it]] "Inflatable [[ShoutOut "Inflatable]] [[Series/RedDwarf Ingrid.""]]


* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice]]: [[spoiler:Selkirk is severely wounded fighting an Onos and presumably dies from his injuries.]]

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* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice]]: [[spoiler:Selkirk is severely wounded fighting an Onos and presumably dies almost "dies" from his injuries.injuries, but is rebuilt.]]

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* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice]]: [[spoiler:Selkirk is severely wounded fighting an Onos and presumably dies from his injuries.]]

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** Later succeeded by [[spoiler:Armin Polyakov]] in Rising.
* BilingualBonus: The [[spoiler:Belter]] language is made of this, using words from many different languages.


* MiniMecha: Selkirk's upgrades make the Exosuit more combat-capable, with the arms effectively being multi-tools.

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* MiniMecha: Selkirk's upgrades make the Exosuit Prawn Suit more combat-capable, with the arms effectively being multi-tools.multi-tools.
** [[spoiler:Another revision of the Prawn Suit is later constructed specifically to use Enzyme 42 as a bioweapon and cleanse the Lava Castle of Khaara.]]

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* ArcWords: [[spoiler:"Call me Al."]]
** [[spoiler:"Initiate MARTIAL protocol."]]


!!Aurora Falls contains examples of the following tropes:

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!!Aurora Falls contains and Borealis Rising contain examples of the following tropes:


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** [[VideoGame/Fallout4 "If you work, you eat"]] in Rising, during the first [[spoiler:Torgaljin base]] segment.

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* RunningGag: Selkirk complaining about magnetite early on in the story.


* CargoShip: [[DefiedTrope Defied]]. JUNO detects the first inklings of attraction from Selkirk, and lets him down gently.



* FunWithAcronyms: Two of the AI names, specifically JUNO (Joint Unified Network Omnipresence, the "soul" of the Aurora) and IANTO (Integrated Analytical Nexus, Terraforming Observatory, the AI of the Magellan recon vessel)



** Also the AI names, with JUNO standing for Joint Unified Network Omnipresence and described as effectively being the "soul" of the Aurora.


* AchievementsInIgnorance: Selkirk learns about taming the Stalkers through freezing one with the stasis rifle and then placing Bleeders in its gaping maw [[spoiler:as payback for previously eating him]].

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* AchievementsInIgnorance: Selkirk learns about taming the Stalkers through freezing one with the stasis rifle and then placing Bleeders Peepers in its gaping maw [[spoiler:as payback for previously eating him]].on a whim.



* ADateWithRosiePalms: Apparently, Alterra or one of its employees carries around blueprints for an 'emotional recreation device.' Al, upon fabricating one, quips "IllBeInMyBunk". Apparently, [[ICallItVera He calls it]] "Inflatable Ingrid."



* BringMyBrownPants: [[spoiler:Tomar and friends, left to the tender mercies of Ahab the Reaper Leviathan in their ''Cyclops'' for a while.]]
* BrownNote: Apparently, the TRIDENT array can be set to the resonant frequency of the gastrointestinal system. Exactly what that does isn't directly elaborated upon, [[spoiler:but it was evidently enough to push Tomar over the edge]].
* CargoShip: [[DefiedTrope Defied]]. JUNO detects the first inklings of attraction from Selkirk, and lets him down gently.



* EverythingTryingToKillYou: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]]. [[spoiler:Certain species, including the infamous Crashes, were created specifically to harass human explorers, after a now-deceased group accidentally killed a Warper.]]



* MyGreatestFailure: For Selkirk, [[spoiler:the destruction of the frigate ''de Ruyter'' with all hands, after he repeatedly provoked its commander into attempting to kill him and destroy his [[DeathIsCheap Valkyrie Field]] source. He took it so badly that his AI companions had to pump his quarters full of knockout gas after a full six days of emotional breakdown.]]



* RobotBuddy: JUNO and the other AI, with a few modifications.

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* NoWarpingZone: The tau-muon shield [[spoiler:around the Sea Emperor, specifically meant to stop Warpers from entering His chamber and freeing him.]]
* RobotBuddy: JUNO JUNO, IANTO, and the other AI, DIGBY, with a few modifications.



* ShoutOut: [[Film/{{Zombieland}} "Survival rule #32: Enjoy the little things."]]

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* ShoutOut: [[Film/{{Zombieland}} "Survival rule #32: Enjoy the little things."]]things,"]] among others.

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