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* NoYou: After Hermione explains why she thinks Harry is "smitten" with Tom, Harry points out that by that same logic Hermione must be smitten with Draco. Hermione just admits that yes, she is in fact smitten with Draco, leaving Harry flatfooted.


* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: Harry insists she and Tom are JustFriends. Hermione's not fooled.


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* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: Harry insists she and Tom are JustFriends. Hermione's not fooled.

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* MistakenForPedophile: Harry looks at Quirrel's clearly fake stutter, his weird habits around her, and his apparent garlic fetish and concludes that he's a sex offender with designs on her.


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* AbhorrentAdmirer: Pansy for Draco.
* AbusiveParents: The Dursleys for Harry, even worse than how they were in canon, and the people at the orphanage for Tom.
* AdaptationalHeroism:
** Draco Malfoy.
** Tom Riddle, though at first unwillingly.
** The Basilisk.
* AdaptationalVillainy:
** Downplayed with Harry. She isn't an outright villain, but she certainly does some rather... disturbing things.
** The Dursleys were never good people to begin with, but in this fic they are FAR worse.
* AnimalStereotypes: Harry's Animagus is a fox, Fred's is a hyena and George's is a coyote.
* AntiHero: Harry. Good god, Harry.

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* %% AbhorrentAdmirer: Pansy for Draco.
* %% AbusiveParents: The Dursleys for Harry, even worse than how they were in canon, and the people at the orphanage for Tom.
* AdaptationalHeroism:
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Draco Malfoy.
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Malfoy.
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Tom Riddle, though at first unwillingly.
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unwillingly.
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The Basilisk.
* AdaptationalVillainy:
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%% AdaptationalVillainy:
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Downplayed with Harry. She isn't an outright villain, but she certainly does some rather... disturbing things.
** %% The Dursleys were never good people to begin with, but in this fic they are FAR worse.
* %% AnimalStereotypes: Harry's Animagus is a fox, Fred's is a hyena and George's is a coyote.
* %% AntiHero: Harry. Good god, Harry.



* BetaCouple: Draco and Hermione.
* BigDamnHeroes: L and Dagonet when they rescue Harry.

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* %% BetaCouple: Draco and Hermione.
* %% BigDamnHeroes: L and Dagonet when they rescue Harry.



* CunningLikeAFox: Harry's Animagus form is a fox. It suits her.
* DamselInDistress: Harry when [[spoiler: kidnapped by Gage]].
* DamselOutOfDistress: Harry again when she's kidnapped again.
* DeadpanSnarker: Harry and Tom, usually at each other.

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* %% CunningLikeAFox: Harry's Animagus form is a fox. It suits her.
* %% DamselInDistress: Harry when [[spoiler: kidnapped by Gage]].
* %% DamselOutOfDistress: Harry again when she's kidnapped again.
* %% DeadpanSnarker: Harry and Tom, usually at each other.



* EntertaininglyWrong: Harry comes to the conclusion Professor Quirrell is a pedophile. The truth is something rather different.

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* EntertaininglyWrong: Harry sees Professor Quirrell's strange behavior and comes to the conclusion Professor Quirrell is a pedophile. The truth is something rather different.that he's... not TheMole, but ''a pedophile''.



* FirstKiss: Harry and Tom have their's right after [[spoiler:Harry kills Voldemort]].

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* %% FirstKiss: Harry and Tom have their's theirs right after [[spoiler:Harry kills Voldemort]].



* GroinAttack: Harry hits Voldemort with a ''Diffindo'' in a very painful place. Ouch.

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* GroinAttack: Harry hits Voldemort with a ''Diffindo'' in a very painful place."where no man would want one used". Ouch.



* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: He Is Not My Boyfriend: Harry insists she and Tom are JustFriends. Hermione's not fooled.

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* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: He Is Not My Boyfriend: Harry insists she and Tom are JustFriends. Hermione's not fooled.



* IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: After Krum asks Hermione to the ball, Harry gives him this speech.

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* %% IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer: After Krum asks Hermione to the ball, Harry gives him this speech.



* MrFanservice: Harry thinks Tom and the Beauxbatons boys are this.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Tom is utterly ''horrified'' to see what he has become in the future.

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* %% MrFanservice: Harry thinks Tom and the Beauxbatons boys are this.
* %% MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Tom is utterly ''horrified'' to see what he has become in the future.



* OnlySaneMan: Hermione and Remus. Tom has some moments too.

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* %% OnlySaneMan: Hermione and Remus. Tom has some moments too.



* RefugeInAudacity: The vast majority of things Harry does. For example, [=McGonagall=] tries to deduct points after she knocked Umbridge out a window. Harry abuses her new status as a prefect to award herself as many points as [=McGonagall=] deducts.

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* RefugeInAudacity: The vast majority of things Harry does. For example, [=McGonagall=] tries to deduct points after she knocked Umbridge out a window. Harry abuses her new status as a prefect to award herself as many points as [=McGonagall=] deducts.



* SnarkToSnarkCombat: Harry and Tom occasionally engage in it.
* SparedByTheAdaptation:
** Tom Riddle and the Basilisk.
** Gilderoy Lockhart gets out of second year with both his memories and reputation intact.

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* %% SnarkToSnarkCombat: Harry and Tom occasionally engage in it.
* SparedByTheAdaptation:
** Tom Riddle and the Basilisk.
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SparedByTheAdaptation: Gilderoy Lockhart gets out of second year with both his memories and reputation intact.intact.
%% Tom Riddle and the Basilisk. (Remember to do correct ExampleIndentation when you expand this one.)



* UndyingLoyalty: Moratorium for Harry, Maewyn and Efface for Moratorium, Harry, and Tom.
* VitriolicBestBuds: Harry and Tom.

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* %% UndyingLoyalty: Moratorium for Harry, Maewyn and Efface for Moratorium, Harry, and Tom.
* %% VitriolicBestBuds: Harry and Tom.


* AdaptationalVillainy: Downplayed with Harry. She isn't an outright villain, but she certainly does some rather... disturbing things.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: AdaptationalVillainy:
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Downplayed with Harry. She isn't an outright villain, but she certainly does some rather... disturbing things.



* FluffyTamer [=/=] FriendToAllLivingThings: Harry's pets include a Basilisk, a Hippogriff, and a Cerberus pup. Tom even calls her an animal-lover.

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* FluffyTamer [=/=] FriendToAllLivingThings: FluffyTamer: Harry's pets include a Basilisk, a Hippogriff, and a Cerberus pup. Tom even calls her an animal-lover.



** And Voldemort is now known as "Voldewhore".

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** And Voldemort is now known as "Voldewhore". And especially not "Tom", because that name's reserved for the diary Horcrux.



* TheReveal: Moratorium [[spoiler: isn't a split personality. He's Voldemort's accidental Horcrux]].

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* TheReveal: Moratorium [[spoiler: isn't a split personality.personality, or at least not ''just'' one. He's Voldemort's accidental Horcrux]].



* StealthParody: Is very likely this towards the "Dark!Harry" and "Girl!Harry" subgenres of fanfic. It ''is'' a Humor fic, after all.

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* SplitPersonality: Moratorium starts off as Harry's public-facing persona for criminal profiteering, but he quickly develops into his own person. [[spoiler:He turns out to also be Voldemort's accidental Horcrux, compelled by Lily's sacrificial magic to protect Harry at all costs -- including his own existence, if necessary.]]
* SplitPersonalityTakeover: [[spoiler:Defied by Moratorium -- his whole purpose is to ''protect'' Harry, so when the possibility first occurred to him in third year that he might overtake her, he set a plan in motion to sacrifice himself.]]
* StealthParody: Is very likely this towards [[PoesLaw It is the nature of stealth parodies to be uncertain]], but it may be parodying the "Dark!Harry" and "Girl!Harry" subgenres of fanfic. It ''is'' a Humor fic, after all.tagged as Humor.


* NobleDemon: Moratorium. While he is fully willing to do some illegal and morally questionable actions to the point that he has his own Assassin's guild, he is genuinely dedicated to strengthening/improving the Wizarding government, creating a tolerant environment for magical creatures that once suffered prejudice at the hands of wizards and witches, and Harry's well-being is his first and foremost concern.

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* NobleDemon: Moratorium. While he is fully willing to do some illegal and morally questionable actions to the point that he has his own Assassin's guild, he is genuinely dedicated to strengthening/improving the Wizarding government, government into a meritocracy, creating a tolerant environment for magical creatures that once suffered prejudice at the hands of wizards and witches, and Harry's well-being is his first and foremost concern.


* BecomingTheMask: Harry originally puts up the façade of being a "good girl", seeing her friends only as potential allies and having aspirations of being the next great Dark Witch. However, as the years pass, she does become a warmer and kinder person who genuinely cares about her friends and relationships (though she still has no qualms about her more morally dubious actions).

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* BecomingTheMask: Harry originally puts up the façade of being a "good girl", seeing her friends only as potential allies and having aspirations of being the next great Dark Witch. However, as the years pass, following critical revelations and Lupin's guidance in her third year, she does become becomes a warmer and kinder person who genuinely cares about her friends and relationships (though relationships, though she still has no qualms about her more morally dubious actions).actions.


* AdaptationalVillainy: Downplayed. Harry isn't an outright villain, but she certainly does some rather... disturbing things.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Downplayed. Harry Downplayed with Harry. She isn't an outright villain, but she certainly does some rather... disturbing things.


* AbusiveParents: The Dursleys for Harry and the people at the orphanage for Tom.

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* AbusiveParents: The Dursleys for Harry Harry, even worse than how they were in canon, and the people at the orphanage for Tom.



** The Dursleys were never good people to begin with, but in this fic they are FAR worse.



* BecomingTheMask: Harry originally puts up the façade of being a "good girl", seeing her friends only as potential allies and having aspirations of being a bad girl. However, as the years pass, she does become a warmer and kinder person who genuinely cares about her friends and relationships (though she still has no qualms about her more morally dubious actions).

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* BecomingTheMask: Harry originally puts up the façade of being a "good girl", seeing her friends only as potential allies and having aspirations of being a bad girl.the next great Dark Witch. However, as the years pass, she does become a warmer and kinder person who genuinely cares about her friends and relationships (though she still has no qualms about her more morally dubious actions).


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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Moratorium sacrifices himself to allow Tom to become the new anchor for the Horcruxes instead of Voldemort to stop himself from causing a SplitPersonalityTakeover on Harry.]]


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* UndyingLoyalty: Moratorium for Harry, Maewyn and Efface for Moratorium, Harry, and Tom.


* BecomingTheMask: Harry originally puts up the façade of being a "good girl", seeing her friends only as potential allies and having aspirations of being a bad girl. But once she finds parental figures in Lupin and Sirius and realizes that her friends do genuinely care about her, she openly begins to consider them as friends and regard them with genuine warmth in return.

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* BecomingTheMask: Harry originally puts up the façade of being a "good girl", seeing her friends only as potential allies and having aspirations of being a bad girl. But once However, as the years pass, she finds parental figures in Lupin does become a warmer and Sirius and realizes that kinder person who genuinely cares about her friends do genuinely care and relationships (though she still has no qualms about her, she openly begins to consider them as friends and regard them with genuine warmth in return.her more morally dubious actions).

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* BecomingTheMask: Harry originally puts up the façade of being a "good girl", seeing her friends only as potential allies and having aspirations of being a bad girl. But once she finds parental figures in Lupin and Sirius and realizes that her friends do genuinely care about her, she openly begins to consider them as friends and regard them with genuine warmth in return.


** Tom Riddle, unwillingly.
* AdaptationalVillainy: Harry isn't an outright villain, but she certainly does some rather... disturbing things.

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** Tom Riddle, though at first unwillingly.
** The Basilisk.
* AdaptationalVillainy: Downplayed. Harry isn't an outright villain, but she certainly does some rather... disturbing things.


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* NobleDemon: Moratorium. While he is fully willing to do some illegal and morally questionable actions to the point that he has his own Assassin's guild, he is genuinely dedicated to strengthening/improving the Wizarding government, creating a tolerant environment for magical creatures that once suffered prejudice at the hands of wizards and witches, and Harry's well-being is his first and foremost concern.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: While most of Tom's objections to Voldemort Pre-HeelFaceTurn are more along the lines of PragmaticVillainy or DoWrongRight, he is genuinely disgusted and horrified to see Voldemort torture one of his own Death Eaters with the Cruciatus Curse at the graveyard after said Death Eater begged for forgiveness.


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* HeelFaceTurn: After seeing just how low he would have fallen at the graveyard scene and Voldemort's resurrection, Tom fully shares his knowledge of Horcruxes with Harry and Moratorium and becomes fully determined to defeat Voldemort once and for all.


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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Tom is utterly ''horrified'' to see what he has become in the future.


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* PragmaticVillainy: Pre-HeelFaceTurn, Tom is not pleased with what he sees as Voldemort's ForTheEvulz and StupidEvil tendencies.


--> '''Harry:''' ''[afterwards]'' I don't see any Death Eaters. Who'd I knock out the window?
--> '''Tom:''' Toad lady from the Ministry.
--> '''Harry:''' Oh. She's an idiot. I don't mind taking out an idiot.

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--> '''Harry:''' ''[afterwards]'' I don't see any Death Eaters. Who'd I knock out the window?
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window?\\
'''Tom:''' Toad lady from the Ministry.
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Ministry.\\
'''Harry:''' Oh. She's an idiot. I don't mind taking out an idiot.



* FirstKiss: Harry and Tom have theirs right after [[spoiler: Harry kills Voldemort]].

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* FirstKiss: Harry and Tom have theirs their's right after [[spoiler: Harry [[spoiler:Harry kills Voldemort]].



* [[SheIsNotMyGirlfriend He Is Not My Boyfriend]]: Harry insists she and Tom are JustFriends. Hermione's not fooled.

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* [[SheIsNotMyGirlfriend SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: He Is Not My Boyfriend]]: Boyfriend: Harry insists she and Tom are JustFriends. Hermione's not fooled.


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