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* EarAche: In one of the WhyDidYouMakeMeHitYou incidents, Kip tries to grab Becky, but he instead ripped out one of her ''earrings'' out.


* NightmareFuel: Details of Becky's abuse are pretty disturbing.
** Kip ripping out Becky's earring. The injury was so bad that she had to get her earlobe stitched up.
** Kip beating Becky up in the climax. The end results are her with two black-eyes, broken ribs and a carpet burn.



* {{Yandere}}: Kip so very much.

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* {{Yandere}}: Kip so very much.


* SwitchingPOV: Most of the novel is told from Becky's perspective. However, there are "paper towel entries" where Kip gives view on the situation.

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* SwitchingPOV: Most of the novel is told from Becky's perspective. However, there are "paper towel entries" where Kip gives his view on the situation.situations.


''Fault Line'' is a young adult novel written by Janet Tashjian. It outlines the tragedy of DomesticAbuse between the lead characters Becky and Kip. It goes back and forth between Becky's perspective and Kip's, detailing their views on the crumbling relationship.

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''Fault Line'' is a young adult novel written by Janet Tashjian. It outlines the tragedy of DomesticAbuse between the lead characters characters, Becky and Kip. It goes back and forth between Becky's perspective and Kip's, Kip's perspective, detailing their views on the crumbling relationship.



** Kip ripping out Becky's earring.

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** Kip ripping out Becky's earring. The injury was so bad that she had to get her earlobe stitched up.

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** Kip ripping out Becky's earring.
** Kip beating Becky up in the climax. The end results are her with two black-eyes, broken ribs and a carpet burn.

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* NightmareFuel: Details of Becky's abuse are pretty disturbing.


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* SwitchingPOV: Most of the novel is told from Becky's perspective. However, there are "paper towel entries" where Kip gives view on the situation.


* AdultFear: Any parent would be horrified to know that this could be happening to their daughter.

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* AdultFear: Any parent would be horrified to know that this could be happening to their daughter.



* FromBadToWorse: Kip's abuse towards Becky gets progressively violent.

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* FromBadToWorse: Kip's abuse towards Becky gets progressively violent.more violent.
* ImportantHairCut: Becky gets her hair cut after breaking up with Kip.


* FromBadToWorse: Kip's abuse towards Becky gets progressively worse.

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* FromBadToWorse: Kip's abuse towards Becky gets progressively worse.violent.


* AdultFear: Any parent would be horrified to know that this could be happening to their daughter.



* DiggingYourselfDeeper: Kip's abuse towards Becky gets progressively worse.

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* DiggingYourselfDeeper: FromBadToWorse: Kip's abuse towards Becky gets progressively worse.

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* BigDamnHeroes: Becky is rescued by her friends after Kip stop hitting her.


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* {{Yandere}}: Kip so very much.


* SickenlySweethearts: At first.

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* SickenlySweethearts: SickeninglySweethearts: At first.


* SickinglySweethearts: At first.

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* SickinglySweethearts: SickenlySweethearts: At first.

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''Fault Line'' is a young adult novel written by Janet Tashjian. It outlines the tragedy of DomesticAbuse between the lead characters Becky and Kip. It goes back and forth between Becky's perspective and Kip's, detailing their views on the crumbling relationship.

!! Tropes Associated:
* BittersweetEnding: Kip is locked up for attacking Becky, but Becky is now traumatized from the whole experience.
* BreakTheCutie: Poor Becky.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: Kip didn't have a very good childhood.
* DiggingYourselfDeeper: Kip's abuse towards Becky gets progressively worse.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Kip in the end. He feels incredibly guilty for nearly killing Becky.
* SickinglySweethearts: At first.
* WhyDidYouMakeMeHitYou: For a couple of incidents, Kip blames Becky for his actions.

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