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* WomenInRefrigerators: Helen namedrops this trope when Sid opens a refrigerator at a crime scene. He finds [[spoiler: steak]] in the fridge.

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* WomenInRefrigerators: StuffedInTheFridge: Discussed as "Women In Refrigerators". Helen namedrops this trope when Sid opens a refrigerator at a crime scene. He finds [[spoiler: steak]] [[spoiler:steak]] in the fridge.fridge.
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* ''#Justice'' (2018)



* ConspiracyKitchenSink: The mysterious [[spoiler: Graveyard company]] is said to have been involved in the JFK assassination, the recovery of crashed alien spacecraft, and MKUltra, as well as some other notorious events.

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* ConspiracyKitchenSink: The mysterious [[spoiler: Graveyard company]] is said to have been involved in the JFK assassination, the recovery of crashed alien spacecraft, and MKUltra, [=MKUltra=], as well as some other notorious events.

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The series has a dry and irreverent style, often drawing attention to its own shortcomings and overused action adventure tropes, or subverting them altogether.

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The series has a dry and irreverent style, often drawing attention to its own shortcomings and overused action adventure tropes, or subverting them altogether.
altogether. GenreBusting applies liberally.


A series of ultraviolent novels that satirize the action adventure genre. The story follows the adventures of the eponymous Kill Team One, whose real name is Sid Hansen. Sid is a teenage super soldier of mysterious origin. Trained from birth to kill and do little else, he runs away from the secret government agency that created him and tries to make his way as an everyday person in everyday America. [[Gorn Hilarity ensues.]]

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A series of ultraviolent novels that satirize the action adventure genre. The story follows the adventures of the eponymous Kill Team One, whose real name is Sid Hansen. Sid is a teenage super soldier of mysterious origin. Trained from birth to kill and do little else, he runs away from the secret government agency that created him and tries to make his way as an everyday person in everyday America. [[Gorn Hilarity ensues.[[{{Gorn}} That turns out to be a terrible idea.]]

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A series of ultraviolent novels that satirize the action adventure genre. The story follows the adventures of the eponymous Kill Team One, whose real name is Sid Hansen. Sid is a teenage super soldier of mysterious origin. Trained from birth to kill and do little else, he runs away from the secret government agency that created him and tries to make his way as an everyday person in everyday America. [[Gorn Hilarity ensues.]]


* ''RatedR'' (2014)

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* ''RatedR'' ''Literature/RatedR'' (2014)

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The books in the series are:

* ''RatedR'' (2014)
* ''GodlessMurderMachine'' (2015)
* ''Red Scare'' (2017)

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The series has a dry and irreverent style, often drawing attention to its own shortcomings and overused action adventure tropes, or subverting them altogether.

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!!This book provides examples of:

* AntiHero: Sid. He's an angry loner with a DarkAndTroubledPast.
* BloodKnight: Sid seems to prefer solving his problems with violence over other alternatives.
* CatchPhrase: "I don't have time for this."
* ConspiracyKitchenSink: The mysterious [[spoiler: Graveyard company]] is said to have been involved in the JFK assassination, the recovery of crashed alien spacecraft, and MKUltra, as well as some other notorious events.
* DangerousForbiddenTechnique: Victor does this when he tears a man's beating heart from his chest and shows it to him. Also [[spoiler:when he 'shadow kicks' Sid]].
* DeadpanSnarker: Sid. He's seen way too much ludicrous ultra-violence to be anything but jaded by it. Lily to a slightly lesser extent.
* FilleFatale: Lily. She point blank offers [[spoiler:Sid sex to kill her abusive stepdad]]. Later, she [[spoiler:fakes her own death so Sid will kill a Russian mob syndicate in retaliation]].
* GenreBusting: The series defies classification. It pulls elements from horror, techno-thrillers, superhero comics, science fiction, urban fantasy, all with a strong dose of satire and black humor.
* GunPorn: All throughout, real-world firearms are detailed pretty extensively, sometimes going so far as making a sales pitch for the firearm in question. Also taken too literally when [[spoiler: Sid and Lily have sex on a pile of guns and ammo.]]
* LegitimateBusinessmensSocialClub: Video Town.
* Ninja: Yoshida Tanaka is very much this.
* PlotArmor: Sid has this and it is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] liberally. Possibly subverted. Unbeknownst to him, he [[spoiler: actually has an alien deflector shield that redirects bullets so they always miss him]].
* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Victor is that kind of evil turned UpTo11. He has "Rape God" tattooed on his chest. He attempts to rape [[spoiler: Lily]] and [[spoiler: Helen]] and is implied to have raped [[spoiler:Lily's mother]] and [[spoiler:Amy]].
* SecretArt: Both Sid and Victor are masters of ansatsuken, the forbidden martial art of the assassinating fist.
* SlasherMovie: The Ghoul. Mask? Check. Perpetually NotQuiteDead? Check. SuperStrength? Check. Panoply of stabby weapons? Check. He even [[spoiler: tries to kill Lily in the video store horror aisle.]]
* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Cynicism. So much cynicism. None of the characters are traditionally good people. The best ones are morally ambiguous and the worst ones are beyond vile. Garden variety incompetence leads to some of the most horrific events in the story.
* WomenInRefrigerators: Helen namedrops this trope when Sid opens a refrigerator at a crime scene. He finds [[spoiler: steak]] in the fridge.

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