Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Literature / GodsPlay

Go To



%%* [[spoiler: MixedRace: Toby, whose father is a monster]]


* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The hunters like Toby's grandfather view every monster as being a [[FantasticRacsim lesser species]] (even if they're not outright dangerous).

to:

* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The hunters like Toby's grandfather view every monster as being a [[FantasticRacsim [[FantasticRacism lesser species]] (even if they're not outright dangerous).


God's Play is a YA urban fantasy novel about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby, who has [[ContagiousPowers Contagious Powers]]. When his mother dies horribly, Toby meets [[ReluctantMonster Reluctant Monster]] William. [[BefriendingTheEnemy As they adventure across the UK and Ireland,]] they fight [[FantasyKitchenSink witches, shape shifters, and other hunters]] who have their own ideas on how to use Toby and his powers for themselves. The plot revolves around [[AllMythsAreTrue the idea that the creatures in mythology exist]], and how the modern hunters are descendants of ancient heroes.

----
!!Provides examples of:

* AbsoluteXenophobe: Toby's grandfather and most of the hunters towards all monsters and magical beings
* ActionMom: Toby's mum, who trains him how to be a hunter
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Circe
* BigGood: Meryl is considered to be this for some of the monsters
* BoyMeetsGhoul: Toby meets William, a shifter, while hunting monsters

to:

God's Play [[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/gods_play.png]]
''God's Play''
is a YA urban fantasy 2014 YoungAdult UrbanFantasy novel by H.D. Lynn. It is about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby, who has [[ContagiousPowers Contagious Powers]]. Powers]].

When his mother dies horribly, Toby meets [[ReluctantMonster Reluctant Monster]] William. [[BefriendingTheEnemy As they adventure across the UK and Ireland,]] they fight [[FantasyKitchenSink witches, shape shifters, and other hunters]] who have their own ideas on how to use Toby and his powers for themselves. The plot revolves around [[AllMythsAreTrue the idea that the creatures in mythology exist]], and how the modern hunters are descendants of ancient heroes.

----
!!Provides
!!This work provides examples of:

of:
* AbsoluteXenophobe: Toby's grandfather and most of the hunters towards all monsters and magical beings
beings.
* ActionMom: Toby's mum, who trains him how to be a hunter
*
hunter.
%%*
AlwaysChaoticEvil: Circe
* BigGood: Meryl is considered to be this for some of the monsters
monsters.
* BoyMeetsGhoul: Toby meets William, a shifter, while hunting monstersmonsters.



* DistressedDude: Happens to both Toby and William at least once
* TheFriendsWhoNeverHang: Cassie and William discuss how they don't see each other often

to:

* DistressedDude: Happens to both Toby and William at least once
once.
* TheFriendsWhoNeverHang: Cassie and William discuss how they don't see each other oftenoften.



* GenderBender: [[spoiler: Terry]]
* Glamour: The Veil is this trope [[UpToEleven over all the shifters and monsters across the world]]
* GorgeousGorgon: Cassie most of the time

to:

* %%* GenderBender: [[spoiler: Terry]]
* Glamour: {{Glamour}}: The Veil is this trope [[UpToEleven over all the shifters and monsters across the world]]
* %%* GorgeousGorgon: Cassie most of the time



* MaybeEverAfter: [[spoiler: with Toby and William]]
* [[spoiler: MixedRace: Toby, whose father is a monster]]
* NonMaliciousMonster: Some of the shifters, notably William, are this
* PhysicalGod: [[spoiler: Meryl]]
* PurityPersonified: Meryl, who seems to have come to peace with his nature
* QuestForIdentity: Toby's confusion about his powers over the shifters sends him on one of these
* SafetyInMuggles: The Veil provides this to the shifters and monsters, allowing them to appear normal most of the time (if they want to), but it also limits magical powers
* TorturedMonster: William, both literally and figuratively
* VanHelsingHateCrimes: The monsters, notably Cassie, view this as happening to them
* VitriolicBestBuds: William with nearly everyone he considers a friend
* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The hunters like Toby's grandfather view every monster as being a [[FantasticRacsim lesser species]] (even if they're not outright dangerous)

to:

* %%* MaybeEverAfter: [[spoiler: with Toby and William]]
* %%* [[spoiler: MixedRace: Toby, whose father is a monster]]
* %%* NonMaliciousMonster: Some of the shifters, notably William, are this
* %%* PhysicalGod: [[spoiler: Meryl]]
* %%* PurityPersonified: Meryl, who seems to have come to peace with his nature
nature.
* QuestForIdentity: Toby's confusion about his powers over the shifters sends him on one of these
these.
* SafetyInMuggles: The Veil provides this to the shifters and monsters, allowing them to appear normal most of the time (if they want to), but it also limits magical powers
powers.
* TorturedMonster: William, both literally and figuratively
*
figuratively.
%%*
VanHelsingHateCrimes: The monsters, notably Cassie, view this as happening to them
* %%* VitriolicBestBuds: William with nearly everyone he considers a friend
* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The hunters like Toby's grandfather view every monster as being a [[FantasticRacsim lesser species]] (even if they're not outright dangerous)dangerous).
-----


* AbsoluteXenophobe: Toby's grandfather and most of the hunters

to:

* AbsoluteXenophobe: Toby's grandfather and most of the huntershunters towards all monsters and magical beings



* BigGood: Meryl is considered to be this

to:

* BigGood: Meryl is considered to be thisthis for some of the monsters



* [[spoiler: MixedRace: Toby]]

to:

* [[spoiler: MixedRace: Toby]]Toby, whose father is a monster]]

Added DiffLines:

* DistressedDude: Happens to both Toby and William at least once


* VitriolicBestBuds: William with nearly everyone he considers a friend

to:

* VitriolicBestBuds: William with nearly everyone he considers a friendfriend
* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: The hunters like Toby's grandfather view every monster as being a [[FantasticRacsim lesser species]] (even if they're not outright dangerous)


God's Play is a YA urban fantasy novel about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby, who has [[ContagiousPowers Contagious Powers]]. When his mother dies horribly, Toby meets [[ReluctantMonster Reluctant Monster]] William. [[BefriendingTheEnemy As they adventure across the UK and Ireland,]] they fight [[FantasyKitchenSink witches, shape shifters, and other hunters]] who have their own ideas on how to use Toby and his powers for themselves. The plot revolves around [[TheWorldAsMyth the idea that all myths are true]], and how the modern hunters are descendants of ancient heroes.

to:

God's Play is a YA urban fantasy novel about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby, who has [[ContagiousPowers Contagious Powers]]. When his mother dies horribly, Toby meets [[ReluctantMonster Reluctant Monster]] William. [[BefriendingTheEnemy As they adventure across the UK and Ireland,]] they fight [[FantasyKitchenSink witches, shape shifters, and other hunters]] who have their own ideas on how to use Toby and his powers for themselves. The plot revolves around [[TheWorldAsMyth [[AllMythsAreTrue the idea that all myths are true]], the creatures in mythology exist]], and how the modern hunters are descendants of ancient heroes.


Added DiffLines:

* ActionMom: Toby's mum, who trains him how to be a hunter


Added DiffLines:

* GenderBender: [[spoiler: Terry]]


Added DiffLines:

* [[spoiler: TheMagicComesBack]]


Added DiffLines:

* SafetyInMuggles: The Veil provides this to the shifters and monsters, allowing them to appear normal most of the time (if they want to), but it also limits magical powers


* BoyMeetsGhoul: Toby meets William while hunting monsters

to:

* BoyMeetsGhoul: Toby meets William William, a shifter, while hunting monsters


Added DiffLines:

* Glamour: The Veil is this trope [[UpToEleven over all the shifters and monsters across the world]]


Added DiffLines:

* QuestForIdentity: Toby's confusion about his powers over the shifters sends him on one of these


God's Play is a YA urban fantasy novel about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby, who has [[ContagiousPowers Contagious Powers]]. When his mother dies horribly, Toby meets [[ReluctantMonster Reluctant Monster]] William. [[BefriendingTheEnemy As they adventure across the UK and Ireland,]] they fight [[FantasyKitchenSink witches, shape shifters, and other hunters]] who have their own ideas on how to use Toby and his powers for themselves. The plot revolves around [[TheWorldAsMyth the idea that all myths are true]], and how the [modern hunters are descendants of ancient heroes.

to:

God's Play is a YA urban fantasy novel about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby, who has [[ContagiousPowers Contagious Powers]]. When his mother dies horribly, Toby meets [[ReluctantMonster Reluctant Monster]] William. [[BefriendingTheEnemy As they adventure across the UK and Ireland,]] they fight [[FantasyKitchenSink witches, shape shifters, and other hunters]] who have their own ideas on how to use Toby and his powers for themselves. The plot revolves around [[TheWorldAsMyth the idea that all myths are true]], and how the [modern modern hunters are descendants of ancient heroes.



* TheFriendsWhoNeverHang: Cassie and William discuss how they don't see each other often



* MaybeEverAfter: [[spoiler: with Toby and William]]
* [[spoiler: MixedRace: Toby]]



* VanHelsingHateCrimes: The monsters, notably Cassie, view this as happening to them

to:

* VanHelsingHateCrimes: The monsters, notably Cassie, view this as happening to themthem
* VitriolicBestBuds: William with nearly everyone he considers a friend


God's Play is a YA urban fantasy novel about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby, who has [[ContagiousPowers Contagious Powers]]. When his mother dies horribly, Toby meets [[ReluctantMonster Reluctant Monster]] William. [[BefriendingTheEnemy As they adventure across the UK and Ireland,]] they fight witches, shape shifters, and other hunters who have their own ideas on how to use Toby and his powers for themselves.

to:

God's Play is a YA urban fantasy novel about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby, who has [[ContagiousPowers Contagious Powers]]. When his mother dies horribly, Toby meets [[ReluctantMonster Reluctant Monster]] William. [[BefriendingTheEnemy As they adventure across the UK and Ireland,]] they fight [[FantasyKitchenSink witches, shape shifters, and other hunters hunters]] who have their own ideas on how to use Toby and his powers for themselves. The plot revolves around [[TheWorldAsMyth the idea that all myths are true]], and how the [modern hunters are descendants of ancient heroes.




to:

!!Provides examples of:



* HaveYouTriedNotBeingAMonster: Toby's family suggests this to him.

to:

* BoyMeetsGhoul: Toby meets William while hunting monsters
* ContractOnTheHitman: [[spoiler: the hunter's take this view of Toby when he rescues and sides with William]]
* DesperatelyLookingForAPurposeInLife: The reason William wants to help Toby.
* GorgeousGorgon: Cassie most of the time
* HaveYouTriedNotBeingAMonster: Toby's family suggests this to him.him.
* NonMaliciousMonster: Some of the shifters, notably William, are this
* PhysicalGod: [[spoiler: Meryl]]
* PurityPersonified: Meryl, who seems to have come to peace with his nature
* TorturedMonster: William, both literally and figuratively
* VanHelsingHateCrimes: The monsters, notably Cassie, view this as happening to them


God's Play is a YA urban fantasy novel about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby.

to:

God's Play is a YA urban fantasy novel about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby.
Toby, who has [[ContagiousPowers Contagious Powers]]. When his mother dies horribly, Toby meets [[ReluctantMonster Reluctant Monster]] William. [[BefriendingTheEnemy As they adventure across the UK and Ireland,]] they fight witches, shape shifters, and other hunters who have their own ideas on how to use Toby and his powers for themselves.



* HaveYouTriedNotBeingAMonster: Toby's family suggests this to him.

to:

* HaveYouTriedNotBeingAMonster: *AbsoluteXenophobe: Toby's grandfather and most of the hunters
*AlwaysChaoticEvil: Circe
*BigGood: Meryl is considered to be this
*HaveYouTriedNotBeingAMonster:
Toby's family suggests this to him.

Added DiffLines:

God's Play is a YA urban fantasy novel about [[BloodKnight Blood Knight]] monster hunter Toby.

----

*HaveYouTriedNotBeingAMonster: Toby's family suggests this to him.

Showing 12 edit(s) of 12

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report