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A FanFic based on VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite , but with a twist: it tells the story as seen from one of Black's Pokémon, a Glaceon named Boreas. It can be found [[http://apenpaap.deviantart.com/art/Adventures-of-a-Glaceon-Ch-1-207558875 here]] and [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6964056/1/The_Surprising_Adventures_of_a_Glaceon_in_Unova here]].

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A FanFic {{Fanfic}} based on VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite , ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'', but with a twist: it tells the story as seen from one of Black's Pokémon, a Glaceon named Boreas. It can be found [[http://apenpaap.deviantart.com/art/Adventures-of-a-Glaceon-Ch-1-207558875 here]] and [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6964056/1/The_Surprising_Adventures_of_a_Glaceon_in_Unova here]].



* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: the chapter titles do this occasionally: Dire Difficulties at the Daycare; Pursuit of Plasma; The Stolen Skull; Rolling Rocks; and Of Trapped Tails, Crazy Corvids, and Fencing Friends.

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* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: AlliterativeTitle: the chapter titles do this occasionally: Dire Difficulties at the Daycare; Pursuit of Plasma; The Stolen Skull; Rolling Rocks; and Of Trapped Tails, Crazy Corvids, and Fencing Friends.


* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: [[spoiler: Sofia's goodbye to Larissa in chapter 24.]] Doubles as a TearJerker.


** The Nurses all have bizarre and negative names in a parody of Nurse Joy: Nurse Despair, Nurse Entropy, Nurse Torment, Nurse War, Nurse Hate, Nurse Armageddon, Nurse Ebola, and Nurse [[spoiler:[[ArsonMurderandJaywalking Flatulence]]]]

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** The Nurses all have bizarre and negative names in a parody of Nurse Joy: Nurse Despair, Nurse Entropy, Nurse Torment, Nurse War, Nurse Hate, Nurse Armageddon, Nurse Death, Nurse Ebola, and Nurse [[spoiler:[[ArsonMurderandJaywalking Flatulence]]]]

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** The Nurses all have bizarre and negative names in a parody of Nurse Joy: Nurse Despair, Nurse Entropy, Nurse Torment, Nurse War, Nurse Hate, Nurse Armageddon, Nurse Ebola, and Nurse [[spoiler:[[ArsonMurderandJaywalking Flatulence]]]]

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* QueerRomance: A very sweet example between Larissa and Sofia.

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* DeathByOriginStory: The parents of both Larissa and Sofia die before the story starts. It's eventually lampshaded by Sofia when she's shocked the parents of Catarina and Pedro are still alive.
-> Well, to be honest, I haven't encountered anyone who has parents lately.


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* TheDragon: Lubyanka starts in this role, but gets imprisoned and demoted for her many failures.


* Adorkable: Sofia. She stutters, has a MotorMouth when it comes to science, and is TheKlutz.

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* Adorkable: {{Adorkable}}: Sofia. She stutters, has a MotorMouth when it comes to science, and is TheKlutz.



* Claustrophobia: Boreas picks it up after he's buried alive.

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* Claustrophobia: {{Claustrophobia}}: Boreas picks it up after he's buried alive.



* Determinator: Larissa. The very first scene we see features her rescuing her little brothers from their burning house and trying to defend them against nine pokémon at once. She breaks her leg during this, and spends several chapters more or less ignoring it, and even running ahead to get help for the refugees. She manages to shrug off the Shadow's telepathic control later on.

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* Determinator: {{Determinator}}: Larissa. The very first scene we see features her rescuing her little brothers from their burning house and trying to defend them against nine pokémon at once. She breaks her leg during this, and spends several chapters more or less ignoring it, and even running ahead to get help for the refugees. She manages to shrug off the Shadow's telepathic control later on.



* TearJerker/CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: [[spoiler: Sofia's goodbye to Larissa in chapter 24.]]

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* TearJerker/CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: [[spoiler: Sofia's goodbye to Larissa in chapter 24.]]]] Doubles as a TearJerker.

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* BrickJoke: In chapter 22, Sofia mentions she often finds things in her pockets she doesn't remember ever putting into them. In chapter 24, she isn't worried about the lights being off because she knows the place like the inside of her own pockets. She immediately trips over something.


* CloudCuckooLander: Sofia.
* CuddleBug: Sofia.

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* CloudCuckooLander: Sofia.
Sofia. When preparing for an escape, she made a hat with a breathing tube out of a little wooden Ducklett, so she could hide underwater and pretend to be a duck. In the middle of a town, with the only water around the ocean at the bottom of the huge cliffs
* CuddleBug: Sofia. Towards Larissa and her great-grandfather especially, but she also hugs Boreas and Catarina several times.



* CuteBookworm: Sofia.

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* CuteBookworm: Sofia. She loves to show off her knowledge, yet is somewhat shy and awkward about it, and tends to suddenly interrupt herself and worry the person she's talking to is bored by her.



* LittleMissBadass: Larissa and Sofia both qualify.

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* LittleMissBadass: Larissa and Sofia both qualify. Larissa is young and has no combat experience, yet has no problem standing up to the nine pokémon threatening to kill her brothers in chapter 1. She attacks the much larger and stronger Lubyanka whenever they meet, and eventually defeats her.


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* ShipTease: Sofia and Larissa start immediately with their introduction, which features Larissa tackling Sofia to the ground and holding her there far longer than necessary, and Sofia actually being disappointed when Larissa lets her go and complimenting her strength. They spend the next bunch of chapters hugging, helping each other through trauma, complimenting each other, sleeping in the same room, holding hands, and teasing each other.


* AttackAttackAttack: Larissa's preferred way of dealing with bad guys.

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* AttackAttackAttack: Larissa's preferred way of dealing with bad guys. She gets frustrated by Boreas' habit of monologuing to them instead several times.



* BadassNormal: Larissa. Discussed by Boreas.

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* BadassNormal: Larissa. Discussed by Boreas.Boreas:
** "She was just some girl from a little mountain town, she wouldn't have had much impact on anything if things had gone differently. But you decided to destroy her home, murder her parents, and now look at her. She's completely dedicated to stopping you; she's become strong and driven and will never stop fighting you."



* BigEater: Aqua
* BloodKnight: Lubyanka.

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* BigEater: Aqua
Aqua. She's put on a bit of weight as a result.
* BloodKnight: Lubyanka.Lubyanka delights in the work the Shadow has her do, and has gleefully wounded Sofia and planned to poke her eyes out.



* CuddleBug: Sofia.

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* CuddleBug: Sofia.



* Determinator: Larissa.

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* Determinator: Larissa. The very first scene we see features her rescuing her little brothers from their burning house and trying to defend them against nine pokémon at once. She breaks her leg during this, and spends several chapters more or less ignoring it, and even running ahead to get help for the refugees. She manages to shrug off the Shadow's telepathic control later on.



* InsufferableGenius: Boreas has it in spades. Sofia has a lighter form.

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* InsufferableGenius: Boreas has it in spades. Sofia has a lighter form. The former acts smugly to just about everyone he meets and has a hero complex, while the latter considers herself a 'brilliant tinkering Kirlia' and likes to show off her scientific knowledge.



* KnifeNut: [[spoiler: Sofia]]

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* KnifeNut: [[spoiler: Sofia]]Sofia eventually becomes one, stabbing several pokémon in blind rage, and even killing Lubyanka.]]



* RedOniBlueOni: Boreas (red) and Aqua (blue) have shades of this.
* [[spoiler:SacrificialLion: It's Larissa, this time.]]
* SecurityCling: Sofia does it to Larissa all the time.

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* RedOniBlueOni: Boreas (red) and Aqua (blue) have shades of this.
this. Boreas is impatient and self-aggrandising, while Aqua is comparatively calm and wise.
* [[spoiler:SacrificialLion: It's Larissa, this time. She gets so much attention and development, she could be considered a DecoyProtagonist, and is able to defeat the telepathic control Boreas wasn't. Unfortunately, this enrages Diego, who kills her rather brutally.]]
* SecurityCling: Sofia does it to Larissa all the time.time, starting in chapter 4, about a day after they first meet.



* TalkingTheMonsterToDeath: Boreas' favourite tactic.

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* TalkingTheMonsterToDeath: Boreas' favourite tactic. He often uses it as a distraction or to buy some time.



* TheAtoner: Boreas has shades of this after the Shadow force-feeds him his character development.

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* TheAtoner: Boreas has shades of this after the Shadow force-feeds him his character development. He blames himself for [[spoiler:Larissa's death]] even as he recognises it's irrational to do so.



* WrenchWench: Sofia

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* WrenchWench: SofiaSofia carries a lot of tools with her and uses them to create all kinds of contraptions, ranging in fucntionality from useless (the Ducklett-hat) to brilliant (the flying machine).

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* Adorkable: Sofia. She stutters, has a MotorMouth when it comes to science, and is TheKlutz.
* AttackAttackAttack: Larissa's preferred way of dealing with bad guys.
* AxCrazy: Lubyanka.


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* BadassNormal: Larissa. Discussed by Boreas.


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* BigEater: Aqua
* BloodKnight: Lubyanka.
* Claustrophobia: Boreas picks it up after he's buried alive.
* CloudCuckooLander: Sofia.
* CuddleBug: Sofia.


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* CuteBookworm: Sofia.
* DarkerAndEdgier: The story changes strongly in tone after chapter 16.


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* InsufferableGenius: Boreas has it in spades. Sofia has a lighter form.


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* IWorkAlone: Boreas is dismissive of Larissa and Sofia for a big part of the story and doesn't want to take them along.


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* LittleMissBadass: Larissa and Sofia both qualify.
* MeetCute: Larissa tackles Sofia in the forest, thinking her a spy of Lubyanka, but realises the moment she actually sees her face she's not.
* NoodleIncident: Just what have Boreas and Aqua been up to between the two stories? We occasionally get a mention of things like pirate presidents and mad pokémon collectors.


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* SecurityCling: Sofia does it to Larissa all the time.


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* StoicWoobie: Larissa starts the story like this. Her hometown is destroyed and her parents killed, but she refuses to feel her own misery.
* TalkingTheMonsterToDeath: Boreas' favourite tactic.


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* TheAtoner: Boreas has shades of this after the Shadow force-feeds him his character development.



Has a sequel called [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10372310/1/The-Glaceon-and-the-Shadow The Glaceon and the Shadow]].



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!!tropes appearing in ''The Glaceon and the Shadow'':

* [[spoiler:BackFromTheDead: Diego returns as the main villain.]]
* BigDamnHeroes: Boreas and Aqua both get re-introduced this way.
* CuteAndPsycho: [[spoiler:Sofia]] quickly descends into this after [[spoiler:Larissa]] dies.
* Determinator: Larissa.
* EveryoneCanSeeIt: After [[spoiler:Larissa and Sofia]] hook up, everyone they tell it to has a 'what took you so long?' reaction.
* FateWorseThanDeath: The Shadow tries to give one to Boreas by burying him alive.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Boreas' ego has inflated a lot during the TimeSkip.
* KillEmAll: [[spoiler: Chapter 16 has an extremely high body count.]]
* KnifeNut: [[spoiler: Sofia]]
* OmnidisciplinaryScientist: Sofia has knowledge about just about every field, though she's technically an astrophysicist.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: The Shadow, AKA [[spoiler:Diego, AKA minister Tacito]]
* RedOniBlueOni: Boreas (red) and Aqua (blue) have shades of this.
* [[spoiler:SacrificialLion: It's Larissa, this time.]]
* StarterVillain: Lubyanka is the main antagonist for the first ten chapters, but PutOnABus when Larissa and Sofia beat her on their own. From there on, the Shadow himself takes a more active role.
* TearJerker/CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: [[spoiler: Sofia's goodbye to Larissa in chapter 24.]]
* ThatCameOutWrong: While teasing each other about being vampires, Sofia tells Larissa that if she was a vampire, she'd have cleaned up the blood on her face with her tongue, to the embarrassment of both.
* VerbalTic: Sofia stutters, especially on words starting with a B, and tends to repeat certain words. When Larissa isn't sure what to say, so always says 'um', which is Lampshaded at one point as pronouncing it like it's an actual word.
* WrenchWench: Sofia


** Octa in Chapter 33: "You, milady, are a cruel monstrosity and a barbarian, and do not deserve to have your name capitalised."



* HilariousInHindsight: In Chapter 16, Octa remarks that he really hates ice types. Boreas later evolves into [[AnIcePerson a Glaceon]]. Arguably not really hindsight, because this occurs in the flashback, while Boreas has already evolved by the beginning of the story.



* ImprovisedWeapon: Boreas' plans frequently use these. So far, he's used macaroni, soup, stalactites, and shattered plastic tables.
* InMediasRes: The story begins roughly in the middle, and for 35 chapters, most of it is a flashback.

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* ImprovisedWeapon: Boreas' plans frequently use these. So far, Among others, he's used macaroni, soup, stalactites, and shattered plastic tables.
** Octa, despite typically disapproving of underhanded tactics, topples a bookshelf on his opponent in Chapter 14.
* InMediasRes: The story begins roughly in the middle, and for 35 33 chapters, most of it is a flashback.



* [[spoiler: NeverFoundTheBody]]: [[spoiler: Zeph.]]

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* TheMole: A major plot point beginning in [[spoiler: NeverFoundTheBody]]: Part 8]] revolves around the presence of a mole, and discovering who it is. Turns out the mole is [[spoiler: Zeph, who was actually Diego all along.]]
* NeverFoundTheBody:
[[spoiler: Zeph.]]



* [[spoiler:OnlyMostlyDead]]: [[spoiler: Zeph.]]

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* [[spoiler:OnlyMostlyDead]]: OnlyMostlyDead: [[spoiler: Zeph.]]



** Boreas using [[GroinAttack groin attacks]] on Diego also seems to become one, which Boreas lampshades at one point by saying he "still hasn't learned to cover his weak points".

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** Boreas using [[GroinAttack groin attacks]] on Diego also seems to become one, which Boreas lampshades at one point by saying he "still hasn't learned to cover protect his weak points".vulnerable spots".



* TheWorfEffect: Lucius, established as the second strongest in the team after Octa, is still frequently beaten up. In universe, this is often Justified by him getting too cocky.

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* TheWorfEffect: Lucius, established as the second strongest in the team after Octa, is still frequently beaten up. In universe, this is often Justified [[Justified]] by him getting too cocky.cocky.
** A particularly egregious example of this is shown in Chapter 66, when [[spoiler: the enemy Jellicent defeats Lucius, Octa and Aqua]], the three strongest members of the team.


* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Seriously, the writer ''loves'' this trope...
** The opening line of Chapter 27: "Storms raged across Unova throughout November. Every single day fierce winds would howl through Nimbasa, tearing off roofs, uprooting trees, causing blackouts, and generally making the streets a place people didn't want to be."
** And later that chapter, Bianca gives us this: "There's a pokémon master in town, and he's a really great master of the fighting type, and he's challenging people at the stadium and he defeated a guy named Louis!"



* BlowYouAway: Apart from his icy powers, Boreas also has a certain amount of control over the wind.



* HeroesPreferSwords: Octa's main weapon is a 'leaf blade', which is essentially a rapier.



* HeterosexualLifePartners: Boreas and Octa.

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* HeterosexualLifePartners: Boreas and Octa. Lampshaded by Lucius on numerous occasions.



** [[spoiler: N and Black towards the end.]]



* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler: Capella. She]] gets a lot of character depth and [[spoiler:her]] friendship with Boreas becomes very important to him before [[spoiler:she]] is suddenly killed off.

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* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler: Capella. She]] She gets a lot of character depth and [[spoiler:her]] her friendship with Boreas becomes very important to him before [[spoiler:she]] she is suddenly killed off.]]


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* TheWorfEffect: Lucius, established as the second strongest in the team after Octa, is still frequently beaten up. In universe, this is often Justified by him getting too cocky.


* DeadpanSnarker: Octa, on many occasions. One of the best examples is from chapter 15: "You jumped off a boat on a river while having little to no swimming experience because you saw a lady? You have surpassed yourself, my dear fellow."



* RedOniBlueOni: Boreas and Octa. A slight subversion in that Boreas is the more intelligent of the two, though Octa is more knowledgeable and usually more sensible.
* RunningGag: Black not understanding what his Pokémon say and Lucius mistaking Octa and Boreas for gay. Boreas using [[GroinAttack groin attacks]] on Diego also seems to become one, which Boreas lampshades at one point by saying he "still can't cover his weak points".

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* RedOniBlueOni: Boreas and Octa. A slight subversion in that Boreas is the more intelligent of the two, though Octa is more knowledgeable and usually more sensible.
* RunningGag: Black not understanding what his Pokémon say and Lucius mistaking Octa and Boreas for gay. gay.
** Before Boreas evolves, he's often mistaken for different species of Pokemon, including a Lillipup and a Vulpix.
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Boreas using [[GroinAttack groin attacks]] on Diego also seems to become one, which Boreas lampshades at one point by saying he "still can't hasn't learned to cover his weak points".



* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: Octa. Frequently Lampshaded.

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* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: Octa. Frequently Lampshaded.
** Boreas sometimes mimics this, such as in chapter 15, when first meeting Capella: "Others call me Boreas, for 'tis my name. My acquaintance here, a gentleman of great skill and ego, is named Octavianus, but he prefers others to say Octa when using the vocative, for Octavianus, though a glorious name to bear, is quite too polysyllabiccally sesquipedalian to use in conversation."

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