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* TooDumbToLive: Who goes out in the middle of the zombie apocalypse to get some stuff from their car? [[spoiler: A child who just lost her father and needed a keepsake, that's who.]]


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** Becomes a full-blown, albeit subdued, one in ''Asylum.''


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* InfantImmortality: Averted in the second book, much to Emma's distress.


''Time of Death: Induction'' is author Creator/ShanaFesta’s full-length novel debut. It is part of a larger series published by Creator/PermutedPress.

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''Time of Death: Induction'' is author Creator/ShanaFesta’s full-length novel debut. It is part of a larger series published by Creator/PermutedPress.
Creator/PermutedPress. Its sequel, ''Time of Death: Asylum'' was released on December 9, 2014.




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* AmbiguouslyEvil: The residents of Asylum. Are all of them evil, just some, any of them whatsoever?



** Is racheted up in the sequel as no less than ''two'' groups of survivors are wiped out to the man. [[spoiler: Also, Jake's brother]].



** Appears to be officially no longer the case come the end of ''Asylum.''
* HazyFeelTurn: Jake joining the Asylum military.



* ThePollyanna: Emma.

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Asylum has a number of rules designed to restrict women to cleaning, child-support, and other locations. As an educated and spunky nurse, Emma resents this.
* ThePollyanna: Emma.Emma is relentlessly cheery.


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* TookALevelInJerkass: Jake becomes increasingly controlling, nasty, and unpleasant as the books go on. {{Justified}} as he [[spoiler: just lost his brother.]]
* TownWithADarkSecret: Seems to be the case about Asylum.


''Time of Death: Induction'' is author Shana Festa’s full-length novel debut. It is part of a larger series published by Creator/PermutedPress.

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''Time of Death: Induction'' is author Shana Festa’s Creator/ShanaFesta’s full-length novel debut. It is part of a larger series published by Creator/PermutedPress.

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* AuthorAvatar: An unusual example in the main character's dog is based on the author's RL one.


''Time of Death: Induction'' is author Shana Festa’s full-length novel debut. It is part of a larger series published by PermutedPress.

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''Time of Death: Induction'' is author Shana Festa’s full-length novel debut. It is part of a larger series published by PermutedPress.
Creator/PermutedPress.

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* ActionGirl: Not quite yet but Emma makes it a point of training in shooting as well as other survival techniques after arriving at the military base.


* AngstWhatAngst: Emma keeps a positive attitude throughout. [[spoiler: Even when her husband is apparently dead.]]


* ActionSurvivor: Emma has an almost Sookie Stackhouse ability to survive situations untouched which kill everyone around her.

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* ActionSurvivor: Emma has an almost Sookie Stackhouse ability to survive situations untouched which kill everyone around her. [[spoiler: She survives no less than ''three'' separate city-sized settlements being destroyed by zombies.]]
* AngstWhatAngst: Emma keeps a positive attitude throughout. [[spoiler: Even when her husband is apparently dead.]]



* BeenThereShapedHistory: A rather dark example as Emma Rossi is there in the emergency room when the first zombie attacks begin.

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* BeenThereShapedHistory: A rather dark example as Emma Rossi is there in the emergency room when the first zombie attacks begin. She's also there for several major events in the ensuing zombie war.


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* TheChick: Played with as Emma is definitely TheHeart of her group but is also the most intelligent and level-headed one.


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* DoomedHometown: Emma's hometown is where the zombie apocalypse begins. You do the math.


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* GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: Jake and Emma's marriage is quite...active. [[RealityEnsues This suffers in the zombie apocalypse]].


* ActionSurvivor: Emma has an almost Sookie Stackhouse ability to survive situations untouched which kill everyone around her.



* BeenThereShapedHistory: A rather dark example as Emma Rossi is there in the emergency room when the first zombie attacks begin.



* HappilyMarried: Jake and Emma.

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* GoodLookingPrivates: Jake and many of the men at the military base, according to Emma.
* HappilyMarried: Jake and Emma. [[spoiler: Their marriage suffers strain as well as a brief period where the other is thought dead due to the zombie apocalypse.]]

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* HospitalHottie: Played with. Emma is a very attractive woman in her late thirties but otherwise normal.

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Verges on a DownerEnding. Sanibel Island and its community is destroyed by an outbreak but Emma, her husband, her brother-in-law, her dog, and sister-in-law all escape.]]


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*** [[spoiler: Happens again in the finale when a lone survivor away from the rest of the group triggers the zombie outbreak which destroys their otherwise secure island and forces them on the run again.]]


* CrazyAwesome: Karaoke-ing "Oops, I did it again" in order to distract the zombie horde.



* NauseaFuel: The 'Code Brown' moment is disgusting.

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* AndThenJohnWasAZombie: Happens a couple of times. [[spoiler: subverted with Jake.]]


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* CrazyAwesome: Karaoke-ing "Oops, I did it again" in order to distract the zombie horde.

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