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* JerkassFacade: Sloane acts even more obnoxious than she actually is to make sure people don't get too close to her.

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* JerkassFacade: {{Jerkass}}: Sloane is a jerk, but she acts even more obnoxious than she actually is to make sure people don't get too close to her.

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* SharedDream: People affected by the same Narrative sometimes report dreaming of a place where they all meet.


''Indexing'' is an ebook serial by Creator/SeananMcGuire, originally released in parts on Amazon Kindle, now available as a single complete work.

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''Indexing'' is an both the first in a series of ebook serial serials by Creator/SeananMcGuire, and the name of the series itself. Its books were originally released in parts on Amazon Kindle, now available as a single complete work.
work.

The entries in the series are:
# ''Indexing''
# ''Indexing: Reflections''



* CatsAreMean: A Cheshire Cat does a favor for Sloane but takes payment in blood.

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* CatsAreMean: A Cheshire Cat does a favor for lends Sloane but takes its ability to hide, in exchange for a payment in blood.



%%* FirstPersonPerspective: from Henry's point of view.

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%%* * FirstPersonPerspective: The story starts from Henry's point of view.view, with passages like:
--> There’s no dress code in my office, not even for the field teams, since many of us have reasons to avoid the more common suits and ties. I still liked to keep things formal.



* GenreSavvy: The tropes of various fairy tales are what help the ATI Management Bureau identify when a Story is starting to take place, and which one specifically, such as the sleeps of Sleeping Beauties and Snow Whites.



* OlderThanTheyLook: Sloane appears to be in her late teens, but has been working for the Bureau since before Henry was born.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Sloane appears to be in her late teens, but has been working for the Bureau since before Henry was born.born, and ''Reflections'' indicates that she's been working since at least the 1910s, so, she's been alive more than a century.



* {{Transgender}}: [[spoiler: Henry's twin brother was born in a female body. When he started openly living as a man, it kept him from falling into the role of Rose Red, since that story calls for twin sisters.]]
* Administrivia/TropesAreTools: [[invoked]] Referenced verbatim by Henry, as the tropes of fairy tales are what help her and her team identify when a Story is starting to take place.

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* {{Transgender}}: [[spoiler: Henry's [[spoiler:Henry's twin brother brother]] was born in a female body. When he started openly living as a man, it kept him from [[spoiler:from falling into the role of Rose Red, since that story calls for twin sisters.]]
* Administrivia/TropesAreTools: [[invoked]] Referenced verbatim by Henry, as the tropes of fairy tales are what help her and her team identify when a Story is starting to take place.
sisters]].


* TropesAreNotBad: Referenced verbatim by Henry, as the tropes of fairy tales are what help her and her team identify when a Story is starting to take place.

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* TropesAreNotBad: Administrivia/TropesAreTools: [[invoked]] Referenced verbatim by Henry, as the tropes of fairy tales are what help her and her team identify when a Story is starting to take place.


* WeirdnessCensor: How the Bureau manages to get most of its work done without freaking out the general populace. The general populace rationalizes away whatever weirdness ensues.

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* WeirdnessCensor: How the Bureau manages to get most of its work done without freaking out the general populace. The general populace rationalizes away whatever weirdness ensues.ensues.
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* RealityWarper: Storytellers. They can bend and warp The Narrative and the world around it into pretty much whatever shape they want as long as they don't go too far from the various tropes that make up the various Fairy Tales.


* ChildByRape: [[spoiler: Henry's mother was ''that'' kind of Sleeping Beauty. In a coma, her doctor [[DudeShesLikeInAComa took advantage of her while she was unconscious]]]].



* RapeAsBackstory: [[spoiler: Henry's mother was ''that'' kind of Sleeping Beauty. In a coma, her doctor [[DudeShesLikeInAComa took advantage of her while she was unconscious]]]].


* WeirdnessCensor: how the Bureau manages to get most of its work done without freaking out the general populace. The general populace rationalizes away whatever weirdness ensues.

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* WeirdnessCensor: how How the Bureau manages to get most of its work done without freaking out the general populace. The general populace rationalizes away whatever weirdness ensues.


* AllMythsAreTrue
* BigBad: [[spoiler: Adrianna]]
** BetaBaddie: Birdie [[spoiler: Mother Goose]] Hubbard.
* BigDamnKiss: Henry gets hers as an EarnYourHappyEnding.

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* %%* AllMythsAreTrue
* %%* BigBad: [[spoiler: Adrianna]]
** %%** BetaBaddie: Birdie [[spoiler: Mother Goose]] Hubbard.
* %%* BigDamnKiss: Henry gets hers as an EarnYourHappyEnding.



* DeadpanSnarker: Henry, as with the other heroines of Seanan's books.
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Henry and anybody else who falls under "Snow White" in the Index. A subversion of RavenHairIvorySkin.
* FirstPersonPerspective: from Henry's point of view.
* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker: Henry, as with the other heroines of Seanan's books.
* %%* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Henry and anybody else who falls under "Snow White" in the Index. A subversion of RavenHairIvorySkin.
* %%* FirstPersonPerspective: from Henry's point of view.
* %%* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou



* GenderFlip: The Narrative has learned to do this. For example, it creates a male "Little Mermaid" scenario.
* GenreSavvy: a very specific kind. At times the not-so-metaphorical Genre can even be savvy about itself.
* HideYourGays: Averted, as is commonplace for the author.
* HeroesWantRedheads: Sloane and Gerry.

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* %%* GenderFlip: The Narrative has learned to do this. For example, it creates a male "Little Mermaid" scenario.
* GenreSavvy: a very specific kind. At times the not-so-metaphorical Genre can even be savvy about itself.
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%%* HideYourGays: Averted, as is commonplace for the author.
* %%* HeroesWantRedheads: Sloane and Gerry.



* {{Muggles}}: Those who must be protected.

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* %%* {{Muggles}}: Those who must be protected.



* TokenEvilTeammate: Sloane
* TomboyishName: Henrietta aka "Henry".

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* %%* TokenEvilTeammate: Sloane
* %%* TomboyishName: Henrietta aka "Henry".


''Indexing'' is an ebook serial by Creator/SeananMcGuire, released in parts on Amazon Kindle. The series completed on October 22, making the entire thing available for purchase.

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''Indexing'' is an ebook serial by Creator/SeananMcGuire, originally released in parts on Amazon Kindle. The series completed on October 22, making the entire thing Kindle, now available for purchase.
as a single complete work.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Sloane appears to be in her late teens, but has been working for the Bureau since before Henry was born.

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* FriendlessBackground: Sloane's "role" of Wicked Stepsister makes it dangerous for her to get too close to anyone, even a "found family" could trigger her homicidal tendencies.


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* GenderFlip: The Narrative has learned to do this. For example, it creates a male "Little Mermaid" scenario.


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* JerkassFacade: Sloane acts even more obnoxious than she actually is to make sure people don't get too close to her.


* GenreSavvy: a very specific kind.

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* GenreSavvy: a very specific kind. At times the not-so-metaphorical Genre can even be savvy about itself.


* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Henry and anybody else who falls under "Snow White" in the Index.

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* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Henry and anybody else who falls under "Snow White" in the Index. A subversion of RavenHairIvorySkin.


It is about an organization who save ordinary people from being sucked into the narrative of fairy tales. Why is there an organization? Why do ordinary people need saving from fairy tales? Because contrary to what Disney would have us believe -- if you're not the prince or princess destined for the happy ending as stars of the story, fairy tales often have a whole lot of collateral damage, and a fairly high body count.

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It is about an organization who save ordinary people from being sucked into the narrative of fairy tales. Why is there an organization? Why do ordinary people need saving from fairy tales? Because contrary to what Disney would have us believe -- if you're not the prince or princess destined for the happy ending as stars of the story, fairy tales often have a whole lot of collateral damage, and a fairly high body count.
count. Even the princes and princesses who are theoretically slated for a happily ever after ending often end up dead when the story tries to play out in real life.

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