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* TsuchigumoAndJorogumo: A jorogumo appears working for the BigBad.


* BiTheWay: Pixii, although she seems to prefer girls.

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* FantasyForbiddingFather: A pretty extreme example with Nikki's mother, which only solution to her daughter's OCD is to toss her in an insane asylum and forget she exists. The fact that Nikki, even with her compulsion, is a writer good enough to get a consistent money flow and is otherwise a fully functional person is something she doesn't gives a damn about.


* HollywoodLaw: Hypergraphia is not a psychological disorder that is dangerous to either Nikki nor other people, and thus her mother would not be able to order such a hard-core manhunt as the one the police has taken over on the United States. It is implied that [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections she has used her political power as a senator to force the cops' hands.]]

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* HollywoodLaw: Hypergraphia is not a psychological disorder that is dangerous to either Nikki nor other people, people (it has been ''beneficial'' for Nikki, even, because she's gotten plenty of money from getting some of her stories published), and thus her mother would not be able to order such a hard-core manhunt as the one the police has taken over on the United States. It is implied that [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections she has used her political power as a senator to force the cops' hands.]]

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* HollywoodLaw: Hypergraphia is not a psychological disorder that is dangerous to either Nikki nor other people, and thus her mother would not be able to order such a hard-core manhunt as the one the police has taken over on the United States. It is implied that [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections she has used her political power as a senator to force the cops' hands.]]
* NeurodiversityIsSupernatural: It is flat-out mentioned that Nikki's psychological compulsion to write horror stories is a direct result of having medium powers.


[[quoteright:312:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/eightmilliongods_1514.jpg]] ''Eight Million Gods'' is a 2013 novel written by Wen Spencer and published by Creator/BaenBooks, following a young girl named Nikki Spencer. Nikki is a published novelist with an unusual psychological disorder where she is compelled to write. While hiding in Japan from her mother, a senator who has repeatedly attempted to commit Nikki to an insane asylum "for her own good", Nikki writes the next scene for her book, where an expatriate American is killed messily with a blender, and posts it to her fanpage. Shortly thereafter, a policeman hears her overhear her description of the scene and promptly arrests her for the murder of a man who was killed just the night before in the exact same manner. Nikki faces tanuki assassins, a sinister government organization, and a mysterious deadly man who has a fondness for kittens.

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[[quoteright:312:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/eightmilliongods_1514.jpg]] ''Eight Million Gods'' is a 2013 novel written by Wen Spencer and published by Creator/BaenBooks, following a young girl named Nikki Spencer. Nikki is a published novelist with an unusual psychological disorder where she is compelled to write. While hiding in Japan from her mother, a senator who has repeatedly attempted to commit Nikki to an insane asylum "for her own good", Nikki writes the next scene for her book, where an expatriate American is killed messily with a blender, and posts it to her fanpage. Shortly thereafter, a policeman hears her overhear overhears her description of the scene and promptly arrests her for the murder of a man who was killed just the night before in the exact same manner. Nikki faces tanuki ''tanuki'' assassins, a sinister government organization, and a mysterious deadly man who has a fondness for kittens.



* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Taira no Atsumori.

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taira_no_Atsumori Taira no Atsumori.Atsumori]]''.



* PowersViaPossession: Being possessed by a kami gives you unnatural strength, speed, and durability, and makes you completely invisible to cameras and scrying.

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* PowersViaPossession: Being possessed by a kami ''kami'' gives you unnatural strength, speed, and durability, and makes you completely invisible to cameras and scrying.



* {{Youkai}}: Mainly {{Tanuki}}, but a Jorogumo also works for the villain. One of the leads is part nekomata, altough they use the term bakeneko, a catch-all term for cat youkai.

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* {{Youkai}}: Mainly {{Tanuki}}, ''{{Tanuki}}'', but a Jorogumo ''Jorogumo'' also works for the villain. One of the leads is part nekomata, altough ''nekomata'', although they use the term bakeneko, ''bakeneko'', a catch-all term for cat youkai.''youkai''.


* {{Youkai}}: Mainly {{Tanuki}}, but a Jorogumo also works for the villain. One of the leads is part nekomata, altough they use the term bakeneko, a catch-all term for cat youkai.

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* {{Youkai}}: Mainly {{Tanuki}}, but a Jorogumo also works for the villain. One of the leads is part nekomata, altough they use the term bakeneko, a catch-all term for cat youkai.youkai.
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* BiTheWay: Pixii, although she seems to prefer girls.

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* PopCulturedBadass: Pixii


[[quoteright:312:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/eightmilliongods_1514.jpg]] ''Eight Million Gods'' is a 2013 novel written by Wen Spencer and published by Creator/BaenBooks, following a young girl named Nikki Spencer. Nikki is a published novelist with an unusual psychological disorder where she is compelled to write. While hiding in Japan from her mother, a senator who has repeatedly attempted to commit Nikki to an insane asylum "for her own good", Nikki writes the next scene for her book, where an expatriate American is killed messily with a blender, and posts it to her fanpage. Shortly thereafter, a policeman hears her overhear her description of the scene and promptly arrests her for the murder of a woman who was killed just the night before in the exact same manner. Nikki faces tanuki assassins, a sinister government organization, and a mysterious deadly man who has a fondness for kittens.

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[[quoteright:312:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/eightmilliongods_1514.jpg]] ''Eight Million Gods'' is a 2013 novel written by Wen Spencer and published by Creator/BaenBooks, following a young girl named Nikki Spencer. Nikki is a published novelist with an unusual psychological disorder where she is compelled to write. While hiding in Japan from her mother, a senator who has repeatedly attempted to commit Nikki to an insane asylum "for her own good", Nikki writes the next scene for her book, where an expatriate American is killed messily with a blender, and posts it to her fanpage. Shortly thereafter, a policeman hears her overhear her description of the scene and promptly arrests her for the murder of a woman man who was killed just the night before in the exact same manner. Nikki faces tanuki assassins, a sinister government organization, and a mysterious deadly man who has a fondness for kittens.


* ShoutOut: ''{{Manga/Inuyasha}}'' and ''{{Manga/Naruto}}'' get mentioned by name. ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' and ''Manga/SakaiichiHatsukoi'' don't, but it's still made very obvious that's what they're talking about. ''Manga/LuckyStar'' is mentioned in the glossary.

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* ShoutOut: ''{{Manga/Inuyasha}}'' and ''{{Manga/Naruto}}'' get mentioned by name. ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' and ''Manga/SakaiichiHatsukoi'' ''Manga/SekaiichiHatsukoi'' don't, but it's still made very obvious that's what they're talking about. ''Manga/LuckyStar'' is mentioned in the glossary.


* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Taira no Atsumori.



* ShoutOut: ''{{Manga/Inuyasha}}'' and ''{{Manga/Naruto}}'' get mentioned by name. ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' and ''Manga/SakaiichiHatsukoi'' don't, but it's still made very obvious that's what they're talking about. ''Manga/LuckyStar'' is mentioned in the glossary.



* {{Youkai}}: Mainly {{Tanuki}}, but a Jorogumo also works for the villain. One of the leads is part nekomata, altough they use the term bakeneko.

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* {{Youkai}}: Mainly {{Tanuki}}, but a Jorogumo also works for the villain. One of the leads is part nekomata, altough they use the term bakeneko.bakeneko, a catch-all term for cat youkai.

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* AbusiveParents: Nikki is on the run from her abusive mother.


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* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Pink Hair]]: Miriam


* DisappearedDad: Leo is looking for his.



* SupernaturalSensitivity: Sensitives can pick up on other sensitives and tend to group together.

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* SupernaturalSensitivity: Sensitives can pick up on other sensitives and tend to group together.together.
* {{Youkai}}: Mainly {{Tanuki}}, but a Jorogumo also works for the villain. One of the leads is part nekomata, altough they use the term bakeneko.


* ContemptibleCover: It's a Baen book. It shows two girls in brief schoolgirl outfits engaging in a leaping SingleStrokeBattle with katanas while snarling racoons gather around them.
* CouldntFindAPen: If Nikki can't find a pen, she'll resort to this.

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* ContemptibleCover: It's a Baen book. It shows two girls in brief schoolgirl outfits engaging in a leaping SingleStrokeBattle with katanas while snarling racoons gather around them.
them. No such scene exists in the book.
* CouldntFindAPen: If Nikki can't find a pen, she'll resort to this.this when her hypergraphia sets in.



* OneHundredAndEight: The pin of the locker the sword is hidden in.

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* OneHundredAndEight: The pin PIN of the locker the sword is hidden in.



* SupernaturalSensitivity: Sensitives can pick up on other sensitives and tend to group together.

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* SupernaturalSensitivity: Sensitives can pick up on other sensitives and tend to group together.

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