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* ElephantInTheLivingRoom: In-story, Blaine's sheer terror regarding sex. For readers, the warnings about assault and [[spoiler: Blaine's abduction/pursuit by Alex]] are [[CaptainObvious almost certainly connected]].

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* ElephantInTheLivingRoom: In-story, Blaine's sheer terror regarding sex. For readers, the warnings about assault and [[spoiler: Blaine's abduction/pursuit by Alex]] are [[CaptainObvious almost certainly connected]].connected.


** CloudCuckooLander and troubled background aside, Nick has a pretty strong sense of justice and barely hesitates to [[spoiler: try and lure his criminal father out of hiding so he can get arrested.]] Tori's only [[spoiler: on the wrong side of the law in the first place [[TragicVillain to keep Nick safe]].]]

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** CloudCuckooLander tendencies and troubled background aside, Nick has a pretty strong sense of justice and barely hesitates to [[spoiler: try and lure his criminal father out of hiding so he can get arrested.]] Tori's only [[spoiler: on the wrong side of the law in the first place [[TragicVillain to keep Nick safe]].]]



** Later, we see Blaine get uncomfortable listening to [[Theatre/SpringAwakening "Touch Me"]]. He also takes ''lots'' of [[ShowerOfAngst cold showers]] to deal with his feelings, and he can barely talk about it to anyone.

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** Later, we see Blaine get uncomfortable listening to [[Theatre/SpringAwakening "Touch Me"]]. He also takes ''lots'' of [[ShowerOfAngst cold showers]] to deal with his feelings, and he can barely talk about it to anyone.it.


** Nick and Tori's specific situation is terrible: Nick got a restraining order on his already-estranged dad because he was afraid about coming out as bisexual, but it turns out Tori [[GoodParents loves Nick to death]] and hated the sudden distance between them. Unfortunately, they both find this out while [[spoiler: Nick is ''trying to get Tori arrested'' for criminal activity,]] which is happening because [[spoiler: Littlefinger is threatening Nick's safety to blackmail Tori.]]

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** Nick and Tori's specific situation is terrible: Nick got a restraining order on his already-estranged dad because he was afraid about coming out as bisexual, but it turns out Tori [[GoodParents loves Nick to death]] and hated the sudden distance between them. Unfortunately, they both find this out while [[spoiler: Nick is ''trying to get Tori arrested'' for criminal activity,]] which is happening because [[spoiler: Littlefinger is threatening Littlefinger's blackmailed Tori with Nick's safety to blackmail Tori.safety.]]


** In "The Kingdom," we find out Nick got the restraining order because he was terrified that Tori would react badly if Nick told him he was bisexual. Tori is upset that his own son was afraid of him, [[GoodParents hugs him, and says he loves him.]] This actually sends Nick into BerserkerTears because given that his mom kicked him out, [[DramaticIrony he got the restraining order on the wrong parent.]]
** [[spoiler: Littlefinger is blackmailing Tori with Nick's safety to make Tori shelter a kidnapper.]] [[TruthInTelevision Parents have done MANY questionable things to keep their kids safe.]]

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** In "The Kingdom," we find out Nick and Tori's specific situation is terrible: Nick got the restraining order because he was terrified that Tori would react badly if Nick told him he was bisexual. Tori is upset that his own son was afraid of him, [[GoodParents hugs him, and says he loves him.]] This actually sends Nick into BerserkerTears because given that his mom kicked him out, [[DramaticIrony he got the a restraining order on his already-estranged dad because he was afraid about coming out as bisexual, but it turns out Tori [[GoodParents loves Nick to death]] and hated the wrong parent.]]
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sudden distance between them. Unfortunately, they both find this out while [[spoiler: Nick is ''trying to get Tori arrested'' for criminal activity,]] which is happening because [[spoiler: Littlefinger is blackmailing Tori with threatening Nick's safety to make Tori shelter a kidnapper.]] [[TruthInTelevision Parents have done MANY questionable things to keep their kids safe.blackmail Tori.]]


** In the latest chapter "The Kingdom," we find out Nick got the restraining order because he was terrified that Tori would react badly if Nick told him he was bisexual. Tori is upset that his own son was afraid of him, [[GoodParents hugs him, and says he loves him.]] This actually sends Nick into BerserkerTears because given his mom's reaction, [[DramaticIrony he got the restraining order on the wrong parent.]]
** Speaking of Nick, [[spoiler: Littlefinger is blackmailing Tori with Nick's safety to make Tori shelter a kidnapper.]] [[TruthInTelevision Parents have done MANY questionable things to keep their kids safe.]]

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** In the latest chapter "The Kingdom," we find out Nick got the restraining order because he was terrified that Tori would react badly if Nick told him he was bisexual. Tori is upset that his own son was afraid of him, [[GoodParents hugs him, and says he loves him.]] This actually sends Nick into BerserkerTears because given that his mom's reaction, mom kicked him out, [[DramaticIrony he got the restraining order on the wrong parent.]]
** Speaking of Nick, [[spoiler: Littlefinger is blackmailing Tori with Nick's safety to make Tori shelter a kidnapper.]] [[TruthInTelevision Parents have done MANY questionable things to keep their kids safe.]]



* BreakTheCutie: Obviously Kurt, but Blaine comes ''pre-''broken. And [[FromBadToWorse they're not done yet]].
** [[spoiler: Nick's dad Tori is sheltering Blaine's kidnapper.]] Nick doesn't react well when he finds out in "The Tunnel."

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* BreakTheCutie: Obviously Kurt, but Blaine comes ''pre-''broken. And [[FromBadToWorse they're They're not done yet]].
** [[spoiler: Nick's dad Tori is sheltering Blaine's kidnapper.]] Nick doesn't react take it well when he finds out in "The Tunnel." "


** In the latest chapter "The Kingdom," we find out Nick got the restraining order because he was terrified that Tori would react badly to finding out he's bisexual. Tori is upset that Nick was afraid of him, [[GoodParents hugs him, and says he loves him,]] which sends Nick into BerserkerTears--given his mom's reaction, [[DramaticIrony he got the restraining order on the wrong parent.]]

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** In the latest chapter "The Kingdom," we find out Nick got the restraining order because he was terrified that Tori would react badly to finding out he's if Nick told him he was bisexual. Tori is upset that Nick his own son was afraid of him, [[GoodParents hugs him, and says he loves him,]] which him.]] This actually sends Nick into BerserkerTears--given BerserkerTears because given his mom's reaction, [[DramaticIrony he got the restraining order on the wrong parent.]]



** In "The Kingdom," Nick finally tells Tori why he got a restraining order on him: He was afraid of coming out and Tori reacting badly, like his mother ended up doing. [[GoodParents Tori tells him that he loves him,]] and Nick's reaction is pretty bad:

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** In "The Kingdom," Nick finally tells Tori why he got a restraining order on him: He was afraid of coming out and Tori reacting badly, like his mother ended up doing. did. [[GoodParents Tori just tells him that he loves him,]] and Nick's reaction is pretty bad:


** In the latest chapter "The Kingdom," we find out Nick got the restraining order because he was terrified that Tori would react badly to finding out he's bisexual. Not helped by [[RealityEnsues two of his friends suffering a LOT for being openly gay, or by his mother kicking him out.]] [[GoodParents Tori just hugs him and says he loves him,]] which sends Nick into BerserkerTears because given his mom's reaction, [[DramaticIrony he got the restraining order on the wrong parent.]]

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** In the latest chapter "The Kingdom," we find out Nick got the restraining order because he was terrified that Tori would react badly to finding out he's bisexual. Not helped by [[RealityEnsues two Tori is upset that Nick was afraid of his friends suffering a LOT for being openly gay, or by his mother kicking him out.]] him, [[GoodParents Tori just hugs him him, and says he loves him,]] which sends Nick into BerserkerTears because given BerserkerTears--given his mom's reaction, [[DramaticIrony he got the restraining order on the wrong parent.]]


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** Another of Nick's berserk-buttons is [[spoiler: his father.]]


** Nick gets caught being high and has to go to the police station. When he calls his aunt to come pay the misdemeanor fine, he has to assure her that [[AlcoholInducedIdiocy he's not in Canada.]]

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** Nick gets caught being high and has to go to the police station. When he calls his aunt to come pay the misdemeanor fine, about it, he has to assure her that [[AlcoholInducedIdiocy he's not in Canada.]]


* MenDontCry: Averted. It's okay for men to cry when they go through as much as [[TheWoobie Kurt]] does. Or if their heart is [[LoveHurts utterly broken]] like Blaine's is.

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* MenDontCry: Averted. It's okay for men to cry when they go through as much as [[TheWoobie Kurt]] the shit that Kurt does. Or if their heart is [[LoveHurts utterly broken]] like Blaine's is.


** In the latest chapter "The Kingdom," we find out Nick got the restraining order because he was terrified of coming out as bi and having Tori react badly. Not helped by [[RealityEnsues two of his friends suffering a LOT for being openly gay, or by his mother kicking him out.]] [[GoodParents Tori just hugs him and says he loves him,]] which sends Nick into BerserkerTears because given his mother's reaction, [[DramaticIrony he got the restraining order on the wrong parent.]]

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** In the latest chapter "The Kingdom," we find out Nick got the restraining order because he was terrified of coming out as bi and having that Tori would react badly.badly to finding out he's bisexual. Not helped by [[RealityEnsues two of his friends suffering a LOT for being openly gay, or by his mother kicking him out.]] [[GoodParents Tori just hugs him and says he loves him,]] which sends Nick into BerserkerTears because given his mother's mom's reaction, [[DramaticIrony he got the restraining order on the wrong parent.]]



* {{Foreshadowing}}: ''[[FridgeHorror Here is there, and high is low;]] [[DeconstructionFic all may be undone.]] [[UnreliableNarrator What is true, no two men know;]] [[TheReveal what is gone is gone.]]''

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: ''[[FridgeHorror ''[[CerebusRetcon Here is there, and high is low;]] [[DeconstructionFic all may be undone.]] [[UnreliableNarrator What is true, no two men know;]] [[TheReveal [[BreakTheCutie what is gone is gone.]]''



** Nick keeps saying he doesn't care about his dad Tori, but his actions state otherwise.



** Jeff drags Nick by his collar into the bathroom, arguing about when Nick was stoned last year and forgot to straighten something out. The Warblers find no problem with one of their friends manhandling another friend, and immediately start betting that [[ShipperOnDeck one of them said "I love you" while Nick was stoned.]]

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** Jeff drags Nick by his collar into the bathroom, arguing about when Nick was stoned last year and forgot to straighten something out. The Warblers find no problem with one of their friends manhandling another friend, this, and immediately start betting that [[ShipperOnDeck one of them said "I love you" while Nick was stoned.]]


* FixFic: On Website/LiveJournal, the author says Blaine's CharacterDevelopment could have been similar if RIB hadn't kept pandering to the [[VocalMinority loudest]] [[YaoiFangirl fans]].

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* FixFic: On Website/LiveJournal, the author says Blaine's CharacterDevelopment could have been similar if RIB hadn't kept pandering to the [[VocalMinority loudest]] [[YaoiFangirl loudest fans]].


* CultureClash / ValuesDissonance: A source of conflict for Blaine, whose mother is old-fashioned.


** Sansa Tyrell is Nick's therapist. Nick's impending cousin-in-law Jareth immediately recognized her as [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire Sansa Stark]], and [[SecretRelationship neither Nick nor Jareth knew she was married.]] The BAU also know her as Sansa Stark, and keep correcting themselves on her last name. She quits as Nick's therapist after meeting up with Jareth, and according to flashbacks, she's in America for reasons related to Joffrey.
** Nick has a pretty mysterious past, seeing as he lies to his friends and does many activities that concern the adults in his life. Meanwhile, his father is a government agent who divorced his mother due to the stresses his job put on their marriage. [[spoiler: His father's also the "Spyke" that Tom and Jerry are looking for.]]

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** Sansa Tyrell is Nick's therapist. Nick's impending cousin-in-law Jareth immediately recognized her as [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire Sansa Stark]], and [[SecretRelationship neither Nick nor Jareth knew she was married.]] The BAU also know her as Sansa Stark, and keep correcting themselves on her last name. She quits as Nick's therapist after meeting up with Jareth, and according to flashbacks, she's in America for reasons related to Joffrey.
** Nick has a pretty mysterious past, seeing as he lies to his friends and does many activities that concern the adults in his life. Meanwhile, his father is a government agent who divorced his mother due to the stresses his job put on their marriage. [[spoiler: His father's also the "Spyke" figure that Tom and Jerry are looking for.]]


** Nick in general is well-acquainted with TruthTwisting and LoopholeAbuse.

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** Nick in general is well-acquainted with TruthTwisting a notorious TruthTwister and prone to LoopholeAbuse.


** CloudCuckooLander and troubled background aside, Nick has a pretty strong sense of justice and barely hesitates to [[spoiler: try and lure his criminal father out of hiding so he can get arrested.]] Tori's only [[spoiler: on the wrong side of the law]] in the first place [[TragicVillain to keep Nick safe]].]]

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** CloudCuckooLander and troubled background aside, Nick has a pretty strong sense of justice and barely hesitates to [[spoiler: try and lure his criminal father out of hiding so he can get arrested.]] Tori's only [[spoiler: on the wrong side of the law]] law in the first place [[TragicVillain to keep Nick safe]].]]

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