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* ThereAreNoCoincidences: A character [[[[GenreSavvy does not believe]] that [[ContrivedCoincidence strange things just happen]].

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* ThereAreNoCoincidences: A character [[[[GenreSavvy [[GenreSavvy does not believe]] that [[ContrivedCoincidence strange things just happen]].

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* MagicalSeventhSon: Being the seventh son of a seventh son is an omen of supernatural powers or greatness. Often this power is being a seer.


* ApocalypseMaiden
* BlindSeer
* TheChosenOne
** TheChooserOfTheOne
** TheChosenPeople
** TheChosenWannabe
** TheChosenMany
** TheChosenZero
** ThePoorlyChosenOne
** ItSucksToBeTheChosenOne
** TheUnchosenOne
* ExternallyValidatedProphecy
* FaintingSeer
* TheFatalist
* ImmuneToFate
* InstantOracleJustAddWater
* JunkieProphet
* MadOracle
* MultipleChoiceFuture
* MysticalWaif
* NonLinearCharacter
* NotSoOmniscientAfterAll
* TheOmniscient
* OmniscientHero
* OracularUrchin
* PrecrimeArrest
* PrescienceByAnalysis
* {{Seers}}
* WaifProphet

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* ApocalypseMaiden
ApocalypseMaiden: An innocent character is destined to bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt just by existing.
* BlindSeer
BlindSeer: A character who is physically blind, and yet they can see more than we can, e.g. into the future.
* TheChosenOne
TheChosenOne: The ancient prophecy says that only a certain person can save the world.
** TheChooserOfTheOne
TheChooserOfTheOne: The one that decides who TheChosenOne is.
** TheChosenPeople
TheChosenPeople: A specific civilization or nationality is chosen by a higher power as its favorite, often for a higher purpose.
** TheChosenWannabe
TheChosenWannabe: The character is envious of the actual [[TheChosenOne Chosen One]] and wants to replace them.
** TheChosenMany
TheChosenMany: TheChosenOne, but there's several of them. Alternately, a superpowered individual discovers an organization of similarly-powered individuals.
** TheChosenZero
TheChosenZero: TheChosenOne is a loser.
** ThePoorlyChosenOne
ThePoorlyChosenOne: Where TheChosenOne fails at being the Chosen One.
** ItSucksToBeTheChosenOne
ItSucksToBeTheChosenOne: Being TheChosenOne comes with more problems than perks.
** TheUnchosenOne
TheUnchosenOne: A character decides to save the world despite not being marked as TheChosenOne.
* ExternallyValidatedProphecy
ExternallyValidatedProphecy: When a character makes a prediction about the future which is not fulfilled in the work, yet an audience aware of history knows will be fulfilled. In other words, a CallForward to real life.
* FaintingSeer
FaintingSeer: An oracle/seer has a dramatic negative reaction to the future they see.
* TheFatalist
TheFatalist: A character who believes everything that happens is destined to happen and there is no way to escape it
* ImmuneToFate
ImmuneToFate: [[ScrewDestiny Screwing Destiny]] as a superpower.
* InstantOracleJustAddWater
InstantOracleJustAddWater: The Dehydrated Oracle immerses themself nearly or completely in water, and through contact with the liquid is gifted with visions of the future.
* JunkieProphet
JunkieProphet: A character relies on drug-tripping hallucinations or other trance-induced behaviours to see the future.
* MadOracle
MadOracle: A character who can see the future, but seems to have terrible mental health.
* MultipleChoiceFuture
MultipleChoiceFuture: There are multiple, equally-probable futures.
* MysticalWaif
MysticalWaif: A fragile young woman infused with plot-relevant magical powers.
* NonLinearCharacter
NonLinearCharacter: A character that is both in and out of time.
* NotSoOmniscientAfterAll
NotSoOmniscientAfterAll: A character doesn't know everything, to the great surprise of themselves or people around them.
* TheOmniscient
TheOmniscient: A character who knows everything.
* OmniscientHero
OmniscientHero: The main character knows everything.
* OracularUrchin
OracularUrchin: A young person who makes mysterious comments that imply or indicate they know the future, or at least more than they should.
* PrecrimeArrest
PrecrimeArrest: Someone gets arrested for a crime that they would commit in the future.
* PrescienceByAnalysis
PrescienceByAnalysis: Predicting the future with probability, statistics, and mathematics and science in general.
* {{Seers}}
{{Seers}}: People who can see into the future, past and to faraway places.
* WaifProphet
WaifProphet: A weak and/or sickly (either physically or mentally) character who can see into the future. Usually but not exclusively female.



* BecauseDestinySaysSo
* BirthmarkOfDestiny
* CheatedDeathDiedAnyway
* {{Chronoscope}}
* CometOfDoom
* CrystalBall
* DeadMansHand
* DreamingOfThingsToCome
* EitherOrProphecy
* FailedFutureForecast
* FateDrivesUsTogether
* {{Flashback}}
* FlashSideways
* HijackedDestiny
* {{Horrorscope}}
* LovesMeNot
* Magic8Ball
* MagicMirror
* MagpiesAsPortents
* MisfortuneCookie
* NiceJobBreakingItHerod
* NoManOfWomanBorn
* OuijaBoard
* PokeInTheThirdEye
* PreemptiveDeclaration
* PrescienceIsPredictable
* PropheciesAreAlwaysRight
* PropheciesRhymeAllTheTime
* ProphecyArmor
* TheProphecy
* ProphecyPileup
* ProphecyTwist
* PropheticFallacy
* PsychicDreamsForEveryone
* RedStringOfFate
* ScrewDestiny
* ScryVsScry
* SelfDefeatingProphecy
* SelfFulfillingProphecy
* SlidingScaleOfFreeWillVsFate
* StrangelySpecificHoroscope
* TarotTroubles
* ThereAreNoCoincidences
* ThreadOfProphecySevered
* TomesOfProphecyAndFate
* VaguenessIsComing
* VideoGamesAndFate
* WhenThePlanetsAlign
* WindsOfDestinyChange
* YouAlreadyChangedThePast[=/=]YouCannotChangeTheFuture
* YouCantFightFate

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* BecauseDestinySaysSo
BecauseDestinySaysSo: Fate is accepted as objective fact.
* BirthmarkOfDestiny
BirthmarkOfDestiny: TheChosenOne has a mark that means they're the Chosen One.
* CheatedDeathDiedAnyway
CheatedDeathDiedAnyway: Narrowly avoiding death in one incident, then getting killed in a totally separate incident shortly thereafter.
* {{Chronoscope}}
{{Chronoscope}}: A device that allows its user to view past and future events.
* CometOfDoom
CometOfDoom: A comet in the sky signals—or perhaps causes—a truly momentous event.
* CrystalBall
CrystalBall: Crystal balls are used for magical purposes, typically for seeing things, and especially the future.
* DeadMansHand
DeadMansHand: A poker hand with two aces, two eights, and any other unmatched card. Usually a PortentOfDoom.
* DreamingOfThingsToCome
DreamingOfThingsToCome: A character has prophetic dreams of a future event.
* EitherOrProphecy
EitherOrProphecy: A prophecy specifies two possible outcomes to an event.
* FailedFutureForecast
FailedFutureForecast: A work makes a prediction about the future that doesn't come to pass.
* FateDrivesUsTogether
FateDrivesUsTogether: The main couple meets by repeatedly bumping into each other.
* {{Flashback}}
{{Flashback}}: The characters' [[FramingDevice reminiscence of past events]] are relayed to the audience through another scene.
* FlashSideways
FlashSideways: A [[{{Flashback}} suddenly resurfacing memory]] which comes from the character's AlternateSelf in an AlternateUniverse.
* HijackedDestiny
HijackedDestiny: A character manages to steal TheChosenOne's status away from the proper chosen one.
* {{Horrorscope}}
{{Horrorscope}}: A character reads something in their horoscope in the news so unbelievably horrifying that they will resort to doing anything or everything to prevent it from coming true.
* LovesMeNot
LovesMeNot: A character does something (usually plucking flower petals) to determine whether someone loves them, alternating between saying the love interest "loves [them]" and "loves [them] not" with each turn.
* Magic8Ball
Magic8Ball: A popular toy used for fortune telling.
* MagicMirror
MagicMirror: A mirror with magical powers that can do more than reflect one's image.
* MagpiesAsPortents
MagpiesAsPortents: The association of certain numbers of magpies with good or bad luck, and the rituals for warding the bad luck off.
* MisfortuneCookie
MisfortuneCookie: The slip of paper in a fortune cookie tells the character something demotivational or otherwise grim. Could serve as {{Foreshadowing}}.
* NiceJobBreakingItHerod
NiceJobBreakingItHerod: A villain tries to kill a child who is destined to defeat them. This often [[SelfFulfillingProphecy backfires]].
* NoManOfWomanBorn
NoManOfWomanBorn: A seemingly-impossible prophesized condition is ultimately met through ExactWords or LoopholeAbuse.
* OuijaBoard
OuijaBoard: A board game that is seen as a mystical device which can be used to communicate with spirits.
* PokeInTheThirdEye
PokeInTheThirdEye: A character messes with people who are trying to scry against them.
* PreemptiveDeclaration
PreemptiveDeclaration: Character declares a future action as if done in past tense, before [[SelfFulfillingProphecy actually doing it]].
* PrescienceIsPredictable
PrescienceIsPredictable: Perfect knowledge of the future makes life boring or depressing.
* PropheciesAreAlwaysRight
PropheciesAreAlwaysRight: Prophecies are always correct, and are neither lies nor jokes.
* PropheciesRhymeAllTheTime
PropheciesRhymeAllTheTime: Prophecies all come in verse.
* ProphecyArmor
ProphecyArmor: A character destined to die from a specific circumstance [[PlotArmor cannot die from anything else]].
* TheProphecy
TheProphecy: A prophecy that drives the plot.
* ProphecyPileup
ProphecyPileup: When two or more prophecies overlap.
* ProphecyTwist
ProphecyTwist: A prophecy technically comes true, [[ExactWords but not in the way it seemed like it would]].
* PropheticFallacy
PropheticFallacy: A prophecy that is incomplete or otherwise doesn't give those who see it all the information.
* PsychicDreamsForEveryone
PsychicDreamsForEveryone: DreamingOfThingsToCome? Oh, that's normal, everyone gets those. Even those that don't have PsychicPowers. Especially those that don't have PsychicPowers.
* RedStringOfFate
RedStringOfFate: Character knows another character is their soulmate because a plot device (invisible red string, birthmarks, timers, etc.) connects to them.
* ScrewDestiny
ScrewDestiny: Character decides to go against their written fate.
* ScryVsScry
ScryVsScry: When dueling {{Seers}} start [[OutGambitted trying to counter]] [[XanatosSpeedChess each other's plans]].
* SelfDefeatingProphecy
SelfDefeatingProphecy: The very existence of prophetic foreknowledge initiates [[ScrewDestiny the alteration of the future]].
* SelfFulfillingProphecy
SelfFulfillingProphecy: A prophecy fulfilled by attempts to prevent it from happening.
* SlidingScaleOfFreeWillVsFate
SlidingScaleOfFreeWillVsFate: Sliding scale determining how much free will characters really have in a work.
* StrangelySpecificHoroscope
StrangelySpecificHoroscope: A character's horoscope for the day literally predicts what's going to happen to them.
* TarotTroubles
TarotTroubles: Tarot card readings hint at [[PortentOfDoom terrible dangers]].
* ThereAreNoCoincidences
ThereAreNoCoincidences: A character [[[[GenreSavvy does not believe]] that [[ContrivedCoincidence strange things just happen]].
* ThreadOfProphecySevered
ThreadOfProphecySevered: A prophecy fails to come to pass due to something involved in it going wrong.
* TomesOfProphecyAndFate
TomesOfProphecyAndFate: A book of prophecies that can be used to predict the future.
* VaguenessIsComing
VaguenessIsComing: Something bad is coming, but... what, exactly?
* VideoGamesAndFate
VideoGamesAndFate: Video games where the strictly linear gameplay is justified in-story, by way of reference to fate, destiny or mind control.
* WhenThePlanetsAlign
WhenThePlanetsAlign: As the orbits of planets and/or other celestial objects cross paths, wacky stuff begins to happen.
* WindsOfDestinyChange
WindsOfDestinyChange: The ability to alter probability or luck.
* YouAlreadyChangedThePast[=/=]YouCannotChangeTheFuture
YouAlreadyChangedThePast[=/=]YouCannotChangeTheFuture: A character goes [[TimeTravel back in time]] to SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong, only to discover that the "changes" they're making to the past were what "already" happened anyway.
* YouCantFightFate
YouCantFightFate: Characters are unable to prevent what's been foretold.

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* FateDrivessTogether

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* CheatedDeathDiedAnyway

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* HijackedDestiny

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* StrangelySpecificHoroscope

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* ApocalypseMaiden

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* {{Horrorscope}}


* ThePoorlyChosenOne





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