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A [[http://gearsaints.com/ humor/action series]] self-published on Amazon by Gregor Canteberry. The main character, Cecil, is the resident MadScientist of [[CityOfWeirdos the city of Heronberg]]. [[StraightManAndWiseGuy Along with his odd roommate]], [[NonHumanSidekick Bobo]] (pictured right), he protects the city from [[FantasyKitchenSink all manner of supernatural, technological, and extraterrestrial threats]]. He is quickly joined by [[FishOutOfWater Paula]] and [[DeadpanSnarker Scott]]. WordOfGod [[https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=121016384641323&id=187885871256793 indicates]] there will be a future character named Siegfried.

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A [[http://gearsaints.com/ humor/action series]] self-published on Amazon by Gregor Canteberry. The main character, Cecil, is the resident MadScientist of [[CityOfWeirdos the city of Heronberg]].Heronberg. [[StraightManAndWiseGuy Along with his odd roommate]], [[NonHumanSidekick Bobo]] (pictured right), he protects the city from [[FantasyKitchenSink all manner of supernatural, technological, and extraterrestrial threats]]. He is quickly joined by [[FishOutOfWater Paula]] and [[DeadpanSnarker Scott]]. WordOfGod [[https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=121016384641323&id=187885871256793 indicates]] there will be a future character named Siegfried.



* CelibateHero
* CoolBike

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* %%* CelibateHero
* %%* CoolBike



* MadScientist and OmnidisciplinaryScientist

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* %%* MadScientist and OmnidisciplinaryScientist



* CloudCuckoolander
* CuriousAsAMonkey
* KidAppealCharacter
* NonHumanSidekick

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* %%* CloudCuckoolander
* %%* CuriousAsAMonkey
* %%* KidAppealCharacter
* %%* NonHumanSidekick



* FishOutOfWater with a touch of UnfazedEveryman and [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Girl]]

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* %%* FishOutOfWater with a touch of UnfazedEveryman and [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Girl]]



* IsItAlwaysLikeThis

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* %%* IsItAlwaysLikeThis



* ABoyAndHisX
* ApatheticCitizens (as indicated by the title of the first book)
* EverybodyIsSingle
* MonsterOfTheWeek
* RuleOfCool and RuleOfFun
* StraightManAndWiseGuy

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* %%* ABoyAndHisX
* %%* ApatheticCitizens (as indicated by the title of the first book)
* %%* EverybodyIsSingle
* %%* MonsterOfTheWeek
* %%* RuleOfCool and RuleOfFun
* %%* StraightManAndWiseGuy



* UnusuallyUninterestingSight
* WordSaladTitle

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* %%* UnusuallyUninterestingSight
* %%* WordSaladTitle



* AIIsACrapshoot: As Cecil is habitually quick to warn people. He doesn't mind telling Scott '[[IWarnedYou I told you so]]'.
* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving
* BrickJoke: [[spoiler: "I think I see a scratch."]]

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* %%* AIIsACrapshoot: As Cecil is habitually quick to warn people. He doesn't mind telling Scott '[[IWarnedYou I told you so]]'.
* %%* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving
* %%* BrickJoke: [[spoiler: "I think I see a scratch."]]



* ConveyorBeltODoom (minus the doom)
* FacelessGoons: [[spoiler: Shopping carts?]]

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* ConveyorBeltODoom (minus the doom)
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%%* FacelessGoons: [[spoiler: Shopping carts?]]



* [[PartTimeHero Wake Up, Go to the Grocery Store, Save the Town]]

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* %%* [[PartTimeHero Wake Up, Go to the Grocery Store, Save the Town]]



* ImposterForgotOneDetail

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* %%* ImposterForgotOneDetail



* PlotTailoredToTheParty

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* %%* PlotTailoredToTheParty



* SpotTheImposter
* TooCleverByHalf: Alex.

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* %%* SpotTheImposter
* %%* TooCleverByHalf: Alex.


-> “Our only choice is to become marauding produce bandits, knocking over shipments from the orchards before they can reach the stores! WE SHALL BRING ABOUT . . . THE PRODUCE-POCALYPSE!”

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-> “Our ''“Our only choice is to become marauding produce bandits, knocking over shipments from the orchards before they can reach the stores! WE SHALL BRING ABOUT . . . THE PRODUCE-POCALYPSE!”PRODUCE-POCALYPSE!”''


* FourPhilosophyEnsemble: [[https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=121016384641323&id=187885871256793 Word of God]] says, ". . . Cecil is [[LackOfEmpathy The Apathetic]], Bobo is TheOptimist, Paula is [[OnlySaneMan The Realist]], and Scott is TheCynic. Bonus fifth: Siegfried (a future character) is TheConflicted."

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* FourPhilosophyEnsemble: [[https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=121016384641323&id=187885871256793 Word of God]] says, ". . . "... Cecil is [[LackOfEmpathy The Apathetic]], Bobo is TheOptimist, the Optimist, Paula is [[OnlySaneMan The Realist]], and Scott is TheCynic. Bonus fifth: Siegfried (a future character) is TheConflicted."


A [[http://gearsaints.com/ humor/action series]] self-published on Amazon by Gregor Canteberry. The main character, Cecil, is the resident MadScientist of [[CityOfWeirdos the city of Heronberg]]. [[StraightManAndWiseGuy Along with his odd roommate]], [[NonHumanSidekick Bobo]] (pictured right), he protects the city from [[PlanetEris all manner of supernatural, technological, and extraterrestrial threats]]. He is quickly joined by [[FishOutOfWater Paula]] and [[DeadpanSnarker Scott]]. WordOfGod [[https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=121016384641323&id=187885871256793 indicates]] there will be a future character named Siegfried.

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A [[http://gearsaints.com/ humor/action series]] self-published on Amazon by Gregor Canteberry. The main character, Cecil, is the resident MadScientist of [[CityOfWeirdos the city of Heronberg]]. [[StraightManAndWiseGuy Along with his odd roommate]], [[NonHumanSidekick Bobo]] (pictured right), he protects the city from [[PlanetEris [[FantasyKitchenSink all manner of supernatural, technological, and extraterrestrial threats]]. He is quickly joined by [[FishOutOfWater Paula]] and [[DeadpanSnarker Scott]]. WordOfGod [[https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=121016384641323&id=187885871256793 indicates]] there will be a future character named Siegfried.

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-> “Our only choice is to become marauding produce bandits, knocking over shipments from the orchards before they can reach the stores! WE SHALL BRING ABOUT . . . THE PRODUCE-POCALYPSE!”
-->-- Bobo, ''Indifference Capital''

A [[http://gearsaints.com/ humor/action series]] self-published on Amazon by Gregor Canteberry. The main character, Cecil, is the resident MadScientist of [[CityOfWeirdos the city of Heronberg]]. [[StraightManAndWiseGuy Along with his odd roommate]], [[NonHumanSidekick Bobo]] (pictured right), he protects the city from [[PlanetEris all manner of supernatural, technological, and extraterrestrial threats]]. He is quickly joined by [[FishOutOfWater Paula]] and [[DeadpanSnarker Scott]]. WordOfGod [[https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=121016384641323&id=187885871256793 indicates]] there will be a future character named Siegfried.

'''[[http://gearsaints.com/series/1-indifference-capital/ Book 1: Indifference Capital]]''': Heronberg: Home to [[MonsterMash supernatural creatures]], [[EvilInc evil corporations]], and [[ApatheticCitizens a dangerously indifferent populous]]. When [[RentAZilla the brand-new supermarket gets up and starts walking around]], the resident [[MadScientist mad scientist]] must team up with [[FishOutOfWater a secretary]] and [[NonHumanSidekick a physics-defying ball of insanity]] to fight [[FacelessGoons self-aware shopping carts]] and [[AIIsACrapshoot a monstrous artificial intelligence]].

'''[[http://gearsaints.com/series/2-mirror-in-the-crosshairs/ Book 2: Mirror in the Crosshairs]]''': Heronberg: Home to . . . [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill the highest gun-ownership per capita in the world]]. It's [[HumanShifting doppelganger]] season, a magical time of year when [[VampiricDraining blood-sucking]] creatures appear in human form to prey on the people. The resident mad scientist, a secretary with a brand-new pistol, and a physics-defying ball of insanity team up to hunt monsters and try not to get [[SpotTheImposter mistaken for prey]].

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!!Character sheet (temporarily placed here until a new page is created for it):
'''Cecil Roud''': The main character.

* CelibateHero
* CoolBike
* CrazyPrepared: He has a motorcycle [[spoiler: FULL OF GUNS]].
* MadScientist and OmnidisciplinaryScientist
* MundaneUtility: Despite the ability to invent just about whatever he wants (a [[BagOfHolding Toolbox of Holding]] is mentioned), he makes a living selling As Seen On TV gizmos. Also responsible for some SchizoTech.
* ReluctantMadScientist: He's offered the chance to make weapons, but claims to only make those for his own pleasure.

'''Bobo''': Cecil's roommate and sidekick. The cause of, and solution to, all his problems.

* CloudCuckoolander
* CuriousAsAMonkey
* KidAppealCharacter
* NonHumanSidekick

'''Paula Cerulean''': The new girl in town.

* FishOutOfWater with a touch of UnfazedEveryman and [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Girl]]
* CommonSense: Since she's unused to how strangely things are done in Heronberg, she often comes to the patently obvious solution much quicker.
* IsItAlwaysLikeThis

'''Ensemble tropes:'''
* BlondeBrunetteRedhead (Scott, Cecil, and Paula)
* FourPhilosophyEnsemble: [[https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=121016384641323&id=187885871256793 Word of God]] says, ". . . Cecil is [[LackOfEmpathy The Apathetic]], Bobo is TheOptimist, Paula is [[OnlySaneMan The Realist]], and Scott is TheCynic. Bonus fifth: Siegfried (a future character) is TheConflicted."
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Bobo is sanguine, Scott is choleric, Cecil is melancholic, Paula is phlematic.
* PowerTrio: More of a Power Fivesome. Bobo and Siegfried are both Id, Scott and Cecil are both Super-egos, while Paula has to act as Ego for everyone.

'''Minor characters:'''
* [[UltimateAuthorityMayor Mayor Mister Socky]]: Technically a SockPuppet.
* Alex the Gun Hipster: TooCleverByHalf; good thing his ImmortalLifeIsCheap.
* Auto Mattick: Runs the gun shop.
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!!The series provides examples of:
* ABoyAndHisX
* ApatheticCitizens (as indicated by the title of the first book)
* EverybodyIsSingle
* MonsterOfTheWeek
* NoBigDeal
* RuleOfCool and RuleOfFun
* StraightManAndWiseGuy
* ThereAreNoGlobalConsequences: Judging from Paula's surprise, the existence of AI, laser weapons, and Bobo either [[PaperThinDisguise haven't spread outside of Heronberg]], or [[FridgeLogic the rest of the world is just as apathetic]].
* UnusuallyUninterestingSight
* WordSaladTitle
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!!The first book (''Indifference Capital'') provides examples of:
* AIIsACrapshoot: As Cecil is habitually quick to warn people. He doesn't mind telling Scott '[[IWarnedYou I told you so]]'.
* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving
* BrickJoke: [[spoiler: "I think I see a scratch."]]
* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler: Cecil tells Paula she won't need a motorcycle helmet. Ha.]]
* ConveyorBeltODoom (minus the doom)
* FacelessGoons: [[spoiler: Shopping carts?]]
* MuggingTheMonster: Two men attempt to rob a Heronberg bank, and get more than they bargained for [[spoiler: from the bank's ''patrons'']].
* PunctuatedForEmphasis:
--> “I wish--” he panted between clenched teeth, “I could say-- this was the first time-- I’ve been left ''naked-- outside-- '''covered in yellow liquid-- _this week_.”'''''
* SequelHook: There are many mentions of 'doppelganger hunting season'.
* [[PartTimeHero Wake Up, Go to the Grocery Store, Save the Town]]
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!!The second book (''Mirror in the Crosshairs'') provides examples of:
* HumanShifting: The doppelgangers take human form in order to seek out victims.
* ImmortalLifeIsCheap: Alex the Gun Hipster has cloning insurance, and can therefore be revived endlessly. Good thing, too, because everyone wants to kill him.
* ImposterForgotOneDetail
* NoHeroDiscount: Played straight and subverted. Cecil gets a discount at Auto Mattick's for taking out the monstrous grocery store; [[ButtMonkey Bobo is still charged double]].
* PlotTailoredToTheParty
* ShipTease:
--> “Hey, Cecil?”
--> “Yeah?”
--> “You’re being very nice and helpful, and now you’ve bought me food, so I’m obligated to ask if this counts as a date.”
--> “Oh, hey, the mayor’s wrapping up his speech.”
* SpotTheImposter
* TooCleverByHalf: Alex.
* VampiricDraining: When the doppelgangers feed, ripping off the victim's head is usually involved.
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