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* LikeBrotherAndSister: Kevin and Sam are this. It's stated that they are best childhood friends and would never, ever jeopardize this. [[spoiler:It becomes fairly obvious why there can be no sexual attraction when you find out that Sam is actually one of Kevin's multiple personalities]].



%%* TomatoInTheMirror: [[spoiler: Kevin Parson.]]

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%%* * TomatoInTheMirror: [[spoiler: Kevin Parson.]][[spoiler:Kevin Parson is tormented by a serial killer that decides to make him his next victim. He's aided by an old childhood friend and an FBI agent whose brother was one of the victims. It later turns out that both the "killer" and the childhood friend are alternate personalities of the main character, caused by [[FreudianExcuse the abuse his adoptive mother put him through as a child]]. In fact, the "evil" side of his personality isn't the same serial killer that killed the agent's brother at all--the main character heard about the murders and his other personality started to copy them]].
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''Thr3e'' is a novel by Creator/TedDekker written in September 2003, with a film adaptation released in late 2006 (early 2007 in America).

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''Thr3e'' ''[=Thr3e=]'' is a novel by Creator/TedDekker written in September 2003, with a film adaptation released in late 2006 (early 2007 in America).


Thr3e is a novel by Creator/TedDekker written in September 2003. with a film adaptation, released in late 2006, (early 2007 in America).

Kevin Parson, a young seminary student, gets a phone call from a man named Slater, who tells Kevin that if he doesn't confess his sin to the world in the next three minutes, his car will be blown sky high. Kevin panics, drives his car into a ditch, and three minutes later it explodes. He receives another call with the same basis and a bigger bomb. Together with FBI agent Jennifer Peters and CBI agent and childhood friend Samantha Sheer(Sam for short,) Kevin scrambles to beat Slater at his own game.

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Thr3e ''Thr3e'' is a novel by Creator/TedDekker written in September 2003. 2003, with a film adaptation, adaptation released in late 2006, 2006 (early 2007 in America).

Kevin Parson, a young seminary student, gets a phone call from a man named Slater, who tells Kevin that if he doesn't confess his sin to the world in the next three minutes, his car will be blown sky high. Kevin panics, drives his car into a ditch, and three minutes later it explodes. He receives another call with the same basis and a bigger bomb. Together with FBI agent Jennifer Peters and CBI agent and childhood friend Samantha Sheer(Sam Sheer (Sam for short,) Kevin scrambles to beat Slater at his own game.


Thr3e is a novel by TedDekker written in September 2003. with a film adaptation, released in late 2006, (early 2007 in America).

Kevin Parson, a young seminary student, gets a phone call from a man named Slater, who tels Kevin that if he doesn't confess his sin to the world in the next three minutes, his car will be blown sky high. Kevin panics, drives his car into a ditch, and three minutes later it explodes. He receives another call with the same basis and a bigger bomb. Together with FBI agent Jennifer Peters and CBI agent and childhood friend Samantha Sheer(Sam for short,) Kevin scrambles to beat Slater at his own game.

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Thr3e is a novel by TedDekker Creator/TedDekker written in September 2003. with a film adaptation, released in late 2006, (early 2007 in America).

Kevin Parson, a young seminary student, gets a phone call from a man named Slater, who tels tells Kevin that if he doesn't confess his sin to the world in the next three minutes, his car will be blown sky high. Kevin panics, drives his car into a ditch, and three minutes later it explodes. He receives another call with the same basis and a bigger bomb. Together with FBI agent Jennifer Peters and CBI agent and childhood friend Samantha Sheer(Sam for short,) Kevin scrambles to beat Slater at his own game.



* FishOutOfWater: Jennifer mentions that it's surprising that Keven can even function in society after his abusive, and isolated upbringing.

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* FishOutOfWater: Jennifer mentions that it's surprising that Keven Kevin can even function in society after his abusive, and isolated upbringing.



%%* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Sam and [[spoiler:Kevin, initiallly.]]
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Belinda is in a way responsible for everything that happens in the book by isolating Kevin in a world of shifting realities and that practically forced him to split into two personalities, 1 good and 1 bad, and she gets absolutely no punishement whatsoever.]]

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%%* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Sam and [[spoiler:Kevin, initiallly.initially.]]
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler: Belinda is in a way responsible for everything that happens in the book by isolating Kevin in a world of shifting realities and that practically forced him to split into two personalities, 1 good and 1 bad, and she gets absolutely no punishement punishment whatsoever.]]


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* AbusiveParents: Kevin's aunt, Pricilla, in the film.

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* %%* AbusiveParents: Kevin's aunt, Pricilla, in the film.



* GrayEyes: Slater
* ImaginaryFriend: Samantha
* ImaginaryEnemy: Slater.
* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Sam and [[spoiler:Kevin, initiallly.]]

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* %%* GrayEyes: Slater
* %%* ImaginaryFriend: Samantha
* %%* ImaginaryEnemy: Slater.
* %%* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Sam and [[spoiler:Kevin, initiallly.]]



* KickTheDog: Well, more like ''blow up'' the dog.

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* %%* KickTheDog: Well, more like ''blow up'' the dog.



* ManChild: [[InspirationallyDisadvantaged Bob Parson]], the son of Eugene and Pricilla.
* ParentalIssues: Kevin.
* PGExplosives

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* %%* ManChild: [[InspirationallyDisadvantaged Bob Parson]], the son of Eugene and Pricilla.
* %%* ParentalIssues: Kevin.
* %%* PGExplosives



* TomatoInTheMirror: [[spoiler: Kevin Parson.]]

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* %%* TomatoInTheMirror: [[spoiler: Kevin Parson.]]


* [[spoiler: SplitPersonality]]: [[spoiler:DoubleSubversion. Samantha believes that Kevin has a split personality that is the Riddle Killer, but in reality the killer is a different person. However, it's ''actually'' played straight when it's revealed that ''both'' Samantha and the Riddle Killer, Slater, are in fact two different personalities, who he created as a child.]]

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* [[spoiler: SplitPersonality]]: SplitPersonality: [[spoiler:DoubleSubversion. Samantha believes that Kevin has a split personality that is the Riddle Killer, but in reality the killer is a different person. However, it's ''actually'' played straight when it's revealed that ''both'' Samantha and the Riddle Killer, Slater, are in fact two different personalities, who he created as a child.]]



* [[spoiler: TheKillerInMe]]: [[spoiler: Kevin is the Riddle Killer]].
* [[spoiler: TomatoInTheMirror]]: [[spoiler: Kevin Parson.]]

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* [[spoiler: TheKillerInMe]]: TheKillerInMe: [[spoiler: Kevin is the Riddle Killer]].
* [[spoiler: TomatoInTheMirror]]: TomatoInTheMirror: [[spoiler: Kevin Parson.]]


** [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] as just when you think she's going to get away [[spoiler: with everything she did to poor Kevin]], she ends up [[spoiler: getting kidnapped by Slater and locked up in her own cellar]]
*** Not to mention an added dose of [[LaserGuidedKarma poetic justice]] when we find out that [[spoiler: Slater is really Kevin's evil multiple personality, created to help him roleplay the concept of evil that Belinda would not allow him to experience]]. On top of this [[spoiler: she gets her own moment of trauma as she watches her adoptive son fighting with his multiple personality to keep from shooting either her or himself]].


* [[spoiler: ImaginaryFriend]][[spoiler:/ImaginaryEnemy]]: [[spoiler: Samantha being the imaginary friend, while Slater is the imaginary enemy.]]

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* [[spoiler: ImaginaryFriend]][[spoiler:/ImaginaryEnemy]]: [[spoiler: Samantha being the imaginary friend, while Slater is the imaginary enemy.]]ImaginaryFriend: Samantha
* ImaginaryEnemy: Slater.





* {{Expy}}: The film's Riddle Killer has quite a bit in common with the [[{{Saw}} Jigsaw Killer]].

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* {{Expy}}: The film's Riddle Killer has quite a bit in common with the [[{{Saw}} [[Franchise/{{Saw}} Jigsaw Killer]].


** [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] as just when you think she's going to get away [[spoiler: with everything she did to poor Kevin]], she ends up [[spoiler: getting kidnapped by Slater and locked up in her own cellar]]

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** [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] Subverted]] as just when you think she's going to get away [[spoiler: with everything she did to poor Kevin]], she ends up [[spoiler: getting kidnapped by Slater and locked up in her own cellar]]


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** Additionally, in the book, [[spoiler:there is no confirmation that the ''real'' Riddle Killer is ever caught, though he is in the film]].


* [[spoiler: SplitPersonality]] : [[spoiler: Averted. Samantha believes that Kevin has a split personality that is the Riddle Killer, but in reality the killer is a different person. However, it's ''actually'' played straight when it's revealed that ''both'' Samantha and the Riddle Killer, Slater, are in fact two different personalities, who he created as a child.]]

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* [[spoiler: SplitPersonality]] : [[spoiler: Averted.SplitPersonality]]: [[spoiler:DoubleSubversion. Samantha believes that Kevin has a split personality that is the Riddle Killer, but in reality the killer is a different person. However, it's ''actually'' played straight when it's revealed that ''both'' Samantha and the Riddle Killer, Slater, are in fact two different personalities, who he created as a child.]]


* CompleteMonster: Kevin Parson's aunt Belinda, who [[spoiler: drenched him in cold water regularly and beat him with hoses whenever he tried to interact with the outside world.]]
** Slightly [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] and [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in the book where she [[spoiler: shuts him up in his room to sleep off whatever he figured out that "wasn't real"]]. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] as some of the characters actually pointed out that his raising was "not necessarily terrible," [[spoiler: it just screwed him up for life]].
*** [[spoiler: But He got better]]


* AbusiveParents: Kevin's aunt, Pricilla, in the film.
* BlueEyes: Sam and (sometimes) Kevin.

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* AbusiveParents: Kevin's aunt, Pricilla, in the film.
* BlueEyes: Sam and (sometimes) Kevin.
film.


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Thr3e is a novel by TedDekker written in September 2003. The film adaptation came out in 2006.

Kevin Parson, a young seminary student gets a phone call from a man named Slater, who tels Kevin that if he doesn't confess his sin to the world in the next three minutes, his car will be blown sky high. Kevin panics, drives hi car into a ditch, and three minutes later it explodes. He receives another call with the same basis and a bigger bomb. Together with FBI agent Jennifer Peters and CBI agent and childhood friend Samantha Sheer(Sam for short,) Kevin scrambles to beat Slater at his own game.

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Thr3e is a novel by TedDekker written in September 2003. The with a film adaptation came out adaptation, released in 2006.

late 2006, (early 2007 in America).

Kevin Parson, a young seminary student student, gets a phone call from a man named Slater, who tels Kevin that if he doesn't confess his sin to the world in the next three minutes, his car will be blown sky high. Kevin panics, drives hi his car into a ditch, and three minutes later it explodes. He receives another call with the same basis and a bigger bomb. Together with FBI agent Jennifer Peters and CBI agent and childhood friend Samantha Sheer(Sam for short,) Kevin scrambles to beat Slater at his own game.




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* AbusiveParents: Kevin's aunt, Pricilla, in the film.



* GrayEyes: Slater and .

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* {{Expy}}: The film's Riddle Killer has quite a bit in common with the [[{{Saw}} Jigsaw Killer]].
* FishOutOfWater: Jennifer mentions that it's surprising that Keven can even function in society after his abusive, and isolated upbringing.
* GrayEyes: Slater
* [[spoiler: ImaginaryFriend]][[spoiler:/ImaginaryEnemy]]: [[spoiler: Samantha being the imaginary friend, while
Slater and .is the imaginary enemy.]]



* KickTheDog: Well, more like ''blow up'' the dog.
* MadBomber: The Riddle Killer, ''loves'' using explosives.
* MadeOfEvil: [[spoiler: Slater is this to Kevin, representing his evil.]]
* ManChild: [[InspirationallyDisadvantaged Bob Parson]], the son of Eugene and Pricilla.



* SerialKiller: Slater
* [[spoiler: SplitPersonality]] : Kevin, who the book reveals in the climax is [[spoiler: both Slater and Samantha.]]
* [[spoiler: TomatoInTheMirror]]: Kevin Parson.


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* SerialKiller: Slater
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* PoeticSerialKiller: The Riddle Killer is targeting Kevin the "sins" he claims he committed in the past.
* {{Serial Killer}}: The Riddle Killer, Slater, obviously.
* [[spoiler: SplitPersonality]] : Kevin, who the book reveals in the climax is [[spoiler: both Slater Averted. Samantha believes that Kevin has a split personality that is the Riddle Killer, but in reality the killer is a different person. However, it's ''actually'' played straight when it's revealed that ''both'' Samantha and Samantha.the Riddle Killer, Slater, are in fact two different personalities, who he created as a child.]]
* SpoiledBrat: Both Bob and Eugene refer to Pricilla as "Princess".
* [[spoiler: TheKillerInMe]]: [[spoiler: Kevin is the Riddle Killer]].
* [[spoiler: TomatoInTheMirror]]: [[spoiler: Kevin Parson.

Parson.]]

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