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--->“Let’s just say I keep a shotgun around for a reason. Doesn’t matter if you’re a Juggalo or an [[{{Twilight}} Edward Cullen]] wannabe.”\\

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--->“Let’s just say I keep a shotgun around for a reason. Doesn’t matter if you’re a Juggalo or an [[{{Twilight}} [[Literature/{{Twilight}} Edward Cullen]] wannabe.”\\


->"''[[ContentWarnings This book... contains themes, implications, and/or graphic scenes]] of powerlessness, [[BastardBoyfriend physical and verbal abuse]], [[EvenEvilHasStandards implied rape]], [[SelfHarm self-harm]], [[DrivenToSuicide suicidal thoughts and attempts]], [[DrugsAreGood drug use]], [[TheCorruption contamination]], [[BodyHorror body horror]], brief [[FamilyUnfriendlyViolence violence and gore]], [[AMillionIsAStatistic mass death]], [[AndIMustScream eternal suffering]], [[GirlsWithGuns gun use]], [[AfraidOfNeedles needles]], and [[SpidersAreScary spiders]].''"

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->"''[[ContentWarnings This book... contains themes, implications, and/or graphic scenes]] of powerlessness, [[BastardBoyfriend physical and verbal abuse]], [[EvenEvilHasStandards implied rape]], [[SelfHarm self-harm]], [[DrivenToSuicide suicidal thoughts and attempts]], [[DrugsAreGood drug use]], [[TheCorruption contamination]], [[BodyHorror body horror]], brief [[FamilyUnfriendlyViolence violence and gore]], [[AMillionIsAStatistic mass death]], [[AndIMustScream eternal suffering]], [[GirlsWithGuns gun use]], [[AfraidOfNeedles needles]], and [[SpidersAreScary spiders]].spi]][[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking ders]].''"


* WhenTreesAttack: The trees in [[spoiler:the other world]], which Eden jokingly calls '[[HarryPotter Whomping Willows]]'.

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* WhenTreesAttack: The trees in [[spoiler:the other world]], which Eden jokingly calls '[[HarryPotter '[[Franchise/HarryPotter Whomping Willows]]'.


* UncannyValley: When the needles first repair a body part, they're patchy and look like pine needles. If a person's face or entire head has to be replaced, the result is disturbing.


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* ActionSurvivor: Eden and Veronica.
* ActuallyNotAVampire (debatable) or OurVampiresAreDifferent:

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* %%* ActionSurvivor: Eden and Veronica.
* ActuallyNotAVampire (debatable) or OurVampiresAreDifferent:ActuallyNotAVampire:



---> “She was fighting for her life, clutching my hand like she knew I could save her. ... When she stopped breathing, I knew what I had to do.”
--> When utterly baffled, go for a joke. “And then you bit her neck and sucked out all her blood, right?”
--> He blinks at me, looking genuinely annoyed. “Vampires? Really?”
--> My hands go up. “Hey, I’m just working with what you’re describing.”

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---> “She --->“She was fighting for her life, clutching my hand like she knew I could save her. ... When she stopped breathing, I knew what I had to do.
-->
”\\
When utterly baffled, go for a joke. “And then you bit her neck and sucked out all her blood, right?”
-->
right?”\\
He blinks at me, looking genuinely annoyed. “Vampires? Really?”
-->
Really?”\\
My hands go up. “Hey, I’m just working with what you’re describing.”



--> “Let’s just say I keep a shotgun around for a reason. Doesn’t matter if you’re a Juggalo or an [[{{Twilight}} Edward Cullen]] wannabe.”
--> He laughs, startling me. “You and vampires. You have some kind of obsession.”

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--> “Let’s --->“Let’s just say I keep a shotgun around for a reason. Doesn’t matter if you’re a Juggalo or an [[{{Twilight}} Edward Cullen]] wannabe.
-->
”\\
He laughs, startling me. “You and vampires. You have some kind of obsession.”



* AlienSky

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* %%* AlienSky



* AndIMustScream: One of the many fates Eden foresees for needle-hosts.
* AnotherDimension

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* %%* AndIMustScream: One of the many fates Eden foresees for needle-hosts.
* %%* AnotherDimension



* BigEgoHiddenDepths: Eden makes a lot of the fact that her life is more stable than Ron's, [[spoiler:yet she has no long-term career or college plans, no social life outside of her relatives and one friend, zero romantic interests or desire, and deep-seated insecurity and discomfort with the world]].
* BizarreAlienBiology

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* BigEgoHiddenDepths: Eden makes a lot of the fact that her life is more stable than Ron's, [[spoiler:yet she has no long-term career or college plans, no social life outside of her relatives and one friend, zero romantic interests or desire, desires, and deep-seated insecurity and discomfort with the world]].
* %%* BizarreAlienBiology



* BodyHorror

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* %%* BodyHorror



* CombatBreakdown: The final battle.
* CompleteImmortality

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* %%* CombatBreakdown: The final battle.
* %%* CompleteImmortality



* CreepyLongFingers: One of Tedrin's favorite parlor tricks.

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* %%* CreepyLongFingers: One of Tedrin's favorite parlor tricks.



** [[spoiler: Eden's]] complaints about being CURSED to grow back missing body parts often feels like this.

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** [[spoiler: Eden's]] [[spoiler:Eden's]] complaints about being CURSED to grow back missing body parts often feels like this.



--> oh my God she has sword-hands ''that is so cool''

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--> oh --->'''Ron:''' Oh my God she has sword-hands ''that is so cool''cool''!



* FirstPersonSmartass: Eden.

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* %%* FirstPersonSmartass: Eden.



* GeniusThriller

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* %%* GeniusThriller



* HappyPlace: The deer stand.
* HealingFactor
* HerbivoresAreFriendly: Averted (because even herbivores can have dangerous herd tendencies...).
* [[HeroicHost Heroic Hosts]]
* HeroicSelfDeprecation
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Eden and Veronica.

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* %%* HappyPlace: The deer stand.
* %%* HealingFactor
* HerbivoresAreFriendly: Averted (because because even herbivores can have dangerous herd tendencies...).
*
tendencies.
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[[HeroicHost Heroic Hosts]]
* %%* HeroicSelfDeprecation
* %%* HeterosexualLifePartners: Eden and Veronica.



* IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight
* ImmortalLifeIsCheap
* ImmortalityHurts

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* %%* IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight
* %%* ImmortalLifeIsCheap
* %%* ImmortalityHurts



* JumpedAtTheCall: Ron.
* KilledMidSentence: Several, but especially [[spoiler:the ending]].
* [[spoiler:KillEmAll]]

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* %%* JumpedAtTheCall: Ron.
* %%* KilledMidSentence: Several, but especially [[spoiler:the ending]].
* [[spoiler:KillEmAll]]%%* KillEmAll



* LovecraftianSuperpower
* LuredIntoATrap: [[spoiler:The church.]]

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* %%* LovecraftianSuperpower
* %%* LuredIntoATrap: [[spoiler:The church.]]



* NeckSnap: Played straight.
* [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul Needles Eat Your Soul]]
* NoNameGiven: Everyone but the main characters.

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* %%* NeckSnap: Played straight.
* %%* [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul Needles Eat Your Soul]]
* %%* NoNameGiven: Everyone but the main characters.



* NonNaziSwastika: The Exes.

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* %%* NonNaziSwastika: The Exes.



* OddCouple: Eden and Veronica.
* OminousVisualGlitch: [[spoiler:s̵c̵r̷a̷t̶c̸h̷]]

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* %%* OddCouple: Eden and Veronica.
* %%* OminousVisualGlitch: [[spoiler:s̵c̵r̷a̷t̶c̸h̷]]



* PatientZero: Tedrin.

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* %%* PatientZero: Tedrin.



* PsychoPartyMember: Tedrin.

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* %%* PsychoPartyMember: Tedrin.



* ReallyGetsAround: Veronica, to Eden's barely-checked disgust.
* RefusalOfTheCall: Eden.
* RemovingTheHeadOrDestroyingTheBrain: Averted.

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* %%* ReallyGetsAround: Veronica, to Eden's barely-checked disgust.
* %%* RefusalOfTheCall: Eden.
* %%* RemovingTheHeadOrDestroyingTheBrain: Averted.



--> Tedrin knew about this great big curse that the needles bring with them. He was terrified that Ron and I would find out about [[spoiler:his memory issues]]. He had no plan to mitigate or cope with [[spoiler:his own loss]], and he didn’t see fit to warn us ... In one morning of quiet preparation, I’ve conquered something that has weighed on him since his transformation. What other problems can I fix?
* SanitySlippage

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--> Tedrin -->Tedrin knew about this great big curse that the needles bring with them. He was terrified that Ron and I would find out about [[spoiler:his memory issues]]. He had no plan to mitigate or cope with [[spoiler:his own loss]], and he didn’t see fit to warn us ... In one morning of quiet preparation, I’ve conquered something that has weighed on him since his transformation. What other problems can I fix?
* %%* SanitySlippage



* SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror: Possibly 'Balanced'.

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* %%* SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror: Possibly 'Balanced'.



* SpidersAreScary
* SplitPersonality: See JekyllAndHyde, above.

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* %%* SpidersAreScary
* %%* SplitPersonality: See JekyllAndHyde, above.



* SurrealHorror
* TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler:Eden's plan after becoming infected.]]

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* %%* SurrealHorror
* %%* TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler:Eden's plan after becoming infected.]]



* ThatManIsDead: Tedrin, of [[spoiler:Kazuma]]. Later, [[spoiler:Eden, of herself]].
* TheCorruption

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* %%* ThatManIsDead: Tedrin, of [[spoiler:Kazuma]]. Later, [[spoiler:Eden, of herself]].
* %%* TheCorruption



* TheSvengali: Tedrin, to Ron and later Eden.
* TheSwarm: Exes.
* TheSymbiote

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* %%* TheSvengali: Tedrin, to Ron and later Eden.
* %%* TheSwarm: Exes.
* %%* TheSymbiote



* [[TragicMonster Tragic Monsters]]
* TransformationHorror

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* %%* [[TragicMonster Tragic Monsters]]
* %%* TransformationHorror



* TraumaInducedAmnesia

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* %%* TraumaInducedAmnesia



* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory according to the copyright page.
* ViralTransformation
* WalkingBackwards: Eden in the church.

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory according %%* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: According to the copyright page.
* %%* ViralTransformation
* %%* WalkingBackwards: Eden in the church.



* WhoWantsToLiveForever
* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity

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* %%* WhoWantsToLiveForever
* %%* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity


* {{Transsexual}}: [[spoiler:Eden carries some subtle discomfort and judgement against Veronica, insists on calling her [[TomboyishName 'Ron']], and tells Tedrin that she has a 'secret' (which it turns out he is [[IfItsYouItsOkay perfectly fine with]]). Near the end, Eden laments to herself that only now, thanks to the needles, does she understand how Ron could be so uncomfortable in her own body.]]

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* {{Transsexual}}: {{Transgender}}: [[spoiler:Eden carries some subtle discomfort and judgement against Veronica, insists on calling her [[TomboyishName 'Ron']], and tells Tedrin that she has a 'secret' (which it turns out he is [[IfItsYouItsOkay perfectly fine with]]). Near the end, Eden laments to herself that only now, thanks to the needles, does she understand how Ron could be so uncomfortable in her own body.]]


* TheMasquerade: Only Tedrin, Ron, and Eden are aware of the needle monsters taking up residence in the city ([[spoiler:at first]]). [[DiscussedTrope Called]] by [[GenreSavvy Veronica]], a self-described [[VigilanteTaxonomist troper]].

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* TheMasquerade: Only Tedrin, Ron, and Eden are aware of the needle monsters taking up residence in the city ([[spoiler:at first]]). [[DiscussedTrope Called]] by [[GenreSavvy Veronica]], Veronica, a self-described [[VigilanteTaxonomist troper]].

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* GeniusThriller


* NonHumanUndead: Needle monsters (infected 'animals' from the other dimension) are the original vectors for the needle symbiote.



* RaisingTheSteaks: The needle monsters are the original vectors for the needle symbiote; Tedrin was infected in an attack.


---> When utterly baffled, go for a joke. “And then you bit her neck and sucked out all her blood, right?”
---> He blinks at me, looking genuinely annoyed. “Vampires? Really?”
---> My hands go up. “Hey, I’m just working with what you’re describing.”

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---> --> When utterly baffled, go for a joke. “And then you bit her neck and sucked out all her blood, right?”
---> --> He blinks at me, looking genuinely annoyed. “Vampires? Really?”
---> --> My hands go up. “Hey, I’m just working with what you’re describing.”



---> “Let’s just say I keep a shotgun around for a reason. Doesn’t matter if you’re a Juggalo or an [[{{Twilight}} Edward Cullen]] wannabe.”
---> He laughs, startling me. “You and vampires. You have some kind of obsession.”

to:

---> --> “Let’s just say I keep a shotgun around for a reason. Doesn’t matter if you’re a Juggalo or an [[{{Twilight}} Edward Cullen]] wannabe.”
---> --> He laughs, startling me. “You and vampires. You have some kind of obsession.”



---> oh my God she has sword-hands ''that is so cool''

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---> --> oh my God she has sword-hands ''that is so cool''



* MilesToGoBeforeISleep: Eden eventually longs for permanent death, but first seeks to destroy Tedrin and save Earth.
-->''“I don’t want to hear your fucking excuses!”'' I shout in his face. I point back in the general direction of the portals. “We’re going back to Earth and stopping this invasion, and then after that, believe me, I’ll be next in line behind you for a goddamn mercy kill! When, and only when, no one else has to suffer for ''your'' fuck-ups!”



---> Tedrin knew about this great big curse that the needles bring with them. He was terrified that Ron and I would find out about [[spoiler:his memory issues]]. He had no plan to mitigate or cope with [[spoiler:his own loss]], and he didn’t see fit to warn us ... In one morning of quiet preparation, I’ve conquered something that has weighed on him since his transformation. What other problems can I fix?

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---> --> Tedrin knew about this great big curse that the needles bring with them. He was terrified that Ron and I would find out about [[spoiler:his memory issues]]. He had no plan to mitigate or cope with [[spoiler:his own loss]], and he didn’t see fit to warn us ... In one morning of quiet preparation, I’ve conquered something that has weighed on him since his transformation. What other problems can I fix?


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* TrappedInAnotherWorld: Eden is forced to remain through the night on the alien planet because she can't get back to the portals.


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* WhoWantsToLiveForever


* AlienSky



* AnotherDimension



* BattleInTheRain: Eden and Ron [[spoiler:return to Earth on a motorcycle in the middle of a storm]].



* DeathSeeker: [[spoiler:Eden]] becomes suicidal shortly after being infected, and her goals tend to end with '... after which I'll find a way to destroy myself'.



* [[HeroicHost Heroic Hosts]]



* ImmortalityHurts



* InstantMassJustAddWater: The needles (in human hosts) replenish their numbers after an injury by consuming water.



* MageInManhattan: A lot of Eden's initial planning involves keeping the monsters and infection a secret. The next morning, [[spoiler:needle monsters destroy part of the city center and make international news]]. Also the theme of the related web serial, ''[[http://homework.never-ends.net/city/ City on the Edge of Nowhere]]''.



* MonsterProgenitor: Tedrin; Eden plays with the theory that because he was the first, he may be stronger than those he infects.

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* MonsterProgenitor: Tedrin; Eden plays with the theory that because he Tedrin was the first, first human infectee, he may be stronger than those he infects.


* KilledMidSentence: Several, but especially [[spoiler:the ending, although the sequel reveals it to be an AvertedTrope]].
* [[spoiler:KillEmAll: Implied in this book, but revealed to be averted in the sequel.]]

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* KilledMidSentence: Several, but especially [[spoiler:the ending, although the sequel reveals it to be an AvertedTrope]].
ending]].
* [[spoiler:KillEmAll: Implied in this book, but revealed to be averted in the sequel.]][[spoiler:KillEmAll]]


* KilledMidSentence: Several, but especially [[spoiler:the ending]].
* [[spoiler:KillEmAll]]

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* KilledMidSentence: Several, but especially [[spoiler:the ending]].
ending, although the sequel reveals it to be an AvertedTrope]].
* [[spoiler:KillEmAll]][[spoiler:KillEmAll: Implied in this book, but revealed to be averted in the sequel.]]

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The sequel, ''[[Literature/NewNight New Night]],'' takes place nine months after the events of ''Eden Green.''

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The author has since started a free online serial, ''[[Literature/CityOnTheEdgeOfNowhere City on the Edge of Nowhere]],'' recapping the events of ''Eden Green'' from the perspective of a reporter affected by events.

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