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* INeedToGoIronMyDog: Malcolm tells Myrtle he has to get up early for a non-existent exam.



* LameExcuse: Malcolm tells Myrtle he has to get up early for a non-existent exam.


* BiTheWay: Malcolm engages in a threesome with Myrtle and his friend Basil, suggesting he may be bisexual or at least bicurious.


* TrilogyCreep: The series started out as a one-off story that the author later decided needed a sequel. Then he wrote a third story to make it a trilogy. This was followed by a companion piece and finally a follow up.

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* TrilogyCreep: The series started out as a one-off story that the author later decided needed a sequel. Then he wrote a third story to make it a trilogy. This was followed by a companion piece and finally a follow up.
follow-up.



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* TrilogyCreep: The series started out as a one-off story that the author later decided needed a sequel. Then he wrote a third story to make it a trilogy. This was followed by a companion piece and finally a follow up.


* Telepathy: Albert is a Legilimens and uses his gift to communicate with Thomas.

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* Telepathy: {{Telepathy}}: Albert is a Legilimens and uses his gift to communicate with Thomas.

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* LossOfIdentity: [[spoiler:After spending the past century as a statue, Thomas has difficulty remembering his life as a human.]]

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* ChildProdigy: Albert began studying Legilimency at age six and had mastered it by age eleven.

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* BigBrotherMentor: Thomas acts as this for Albert, helping him with homework and ensuring that he becomes a prefect. [[spoiler:Although they are physically close in age, Thomas is actually a century older due to being stuck as a statue.]]

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* Telepathy: Albert is a Legilimens and uses his gift to communicate with Thomas.

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* BadassFamily: Albert comes from a family with a reputation for excellence and knows he has a lot to live up to.

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* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler:Thomas falls off a bridge into the gorge bellow and dies.]]


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* ItsAllMyFault: [[spoiler:Albert blames himself for Thomas' death because he reversed the spell that made him a statue.]]

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* DiedHappilyEverAfter: [[spoiler:Thomas is happy to be a ghost because it means he can float around Hogwarts naked forever.]]



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* LeftHanging: No mention is made of what became of the characters from ''The Other Prefects''. [[spoiler:However, since only a Legilimens can reverse a petrification spell, it's likely that Simon is still a statue.]]
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue: The story reveals that Malcolm lived to a ripe old age and became a member of the Wizengamot.


Finally, there is ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/22341589 The New Prefect]]'', a follow-up to the trilogy set roughly a century later.



* BathtubScene: All four stories include scenes set in the Prefects' Bathroom.
* BittersweetEnding: Malcolm suffers no lasting consequences and gets to be Head Boy while Thomas [[spoiler:remains a statue forever. But he imagines a future where Malcolm's children turn out just like their father and how much he'll enjoy watching them make the same mistakes. And he never has to wear clothes again.]]

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* BathtubScene: All The first four stories include scenes set in the Prefects' Bathroom.
Bathroom.
* BittersweetEnding: Malcolm suffers no lasting consequences and gets to be Head Boy while Thomas [[spoiler:remains [[spoiler:gets stuck as a statue forever. But for a century. Once freed, he imagines a future where Malcolm's children turn out just like their father promptly dies and how much he'll enjoy watching them make the same mistakes. And he never has to wear clothes again.comes back as a ghost.]]



* ExcusePlot: All four stories have plots that are arguably just excuses for the characters to get naked and/or engage in sexual activity. Also, [[spoiler:the second and third installments, as well as the companion piece, were written in part because the author enjoys stories where characters are turned into statues… and aren't turned back]].

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* ExcusePlot: All four five stories have plots that are arguably just excuses for the characters to get naked and/or engage in sexual activity. Also, [[spoiler:the second and third installments, as well as the companion piece, were written in part because the author enjoys stories where characters are turned into statues… and aren't turned back]].



* OffscreenInertia: [[spoiler:By the start of the third story, Thomas is still a statue and has not been moved in almost a year. The fifth story is set a century later and he is still in the same state.]]



* OriginalCharacter: Thomas, Malcolm, Adam, Basil, Liam, Simon and Kate. Adam and Kate are the only ones who are not naked at some point in the series.

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* OriginalCharacter: Thomas, Malcolm, Adam, Basil, Liam, Simon Simon, Kate and Kate.Albert. Adam and Kate are the only ones who are not naked at some point in the series.



* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: The trilogy starts out on the idealist side with its pro-nudist message but then becomes more cynical with its less-than-likable characters and the fact that one of them [[spoiler:ends up as a statue and is stuck that way forever]].
* {{Streaking}}: Thomas runs after Malcolm to get his clothes back. He fails but then realizes how much he enjoys running through the halls of Hogwarts naked and continues to do so. He goes streaking again a year later because he got away with it the first time.
* TakenForGranite: [[spoiler:Thomas' fate. This also happens to Simon but it's left ambiguous as to whether he ever returns to normal or not.]]

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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: The trilogy starts out on the idealist side with its pro-nudist message but then becomes more cynical with its less-than-likable characters and the fact that one of them [[spoiler:ends up [[spoiler:gets stuck as a statue and is stuck that way forever]].
for a full century]].
* {{Streaking}}: Thomas runs after Malcolm to get his clothes back. He fails but then realizes how much he enjoys running through the halls of Hogwarts naked and continues to do so. He goes streaking again a year later because he got away with it the first time.
time. [[spoiler:Thomas and Albert go streaking together in the final story.]]
* TakenForGranite: [[spoiler:Thomas' fate.[[spoiler:This happens to Thomas and he stays that way for 100 years. This also happens to Simon but it's left ambiguous as to whether he ever returns to normal or not.]]



* TimeSkip: The second and third stories take place one year after their predecessors. The companion piece is set an unknown number of years after the end of the trilogy.

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* TimeSkip: The second and third stories take place one year after their predecessors. The companion piece is set an unknown number of years after the end of the trilogy.
trilogy and the final story is set a century later.



* OffscreenInertia: [[spoiler:Thomas is still a statue and has not been moved in almost a year.]]


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* GhostReunionEnding: [[spoiler:Thomas dies after falling off a bridge but returns as a ghost and says goodbye to Albert.]]


* BittersweetEnding: Malcolm suffers no lasting consequences and gets to be Head Boy while Thomas [[spoiler:remains a statue, possibly forever. But he imagines a future where Malcolm's children turn out just like their father and how much he'll enjoy watching them make the same mistakes. And he never has to wear clothes again.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: Malcolm suffers no lasting consequences and gets to be Head Boy while Thomas [[spoiler:remains a statue, possibly statue forever. But he imagines a future where Malcolm's children turn out just like their father and how much he'll enjoy watching them make the same mistakes. And he never has to wear clothes again.]]



* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: The trilogy starts out on the idealist side with its pro-nudist message but then becomes more cynical with its less-than-likable characters and the fact that one of them [[spoiler:ends up as a statue and is seemingly stuck that way forever]].

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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: The trilogy starts out on the idealist side with its pro-nudist message but then becomes more cynical with its less-than-likable characters and the fact that one of them [[spoiler:ends up as a statue and is seemingly stuck that way forever]].

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