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-->'''Zod''': (''to Clark'') You chose to fight me! You forced me to unleash my power! We could've made this planet a paradise!

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-->'''Zod''': (''to Clark'') -->'''Zod:''' ''[to Clark]'' You chose to fight me! You forced me to unleash my power! We could've made this planet a paradise!


* KilledOffForReal: Tess shoots


%%* BigDamnHeroes

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%%* BigDamnHeroes* BigDamnHeroes: Oliver and Chloe arrive just in the nick of time to save Clark and Lois.


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* DePower: Clark has no powers in the BadFuture.
* DiedInYourArmsTonight: Future!Tess dies in Future!Oliver arms.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Stuart objects to Tess' plan to keep Lois inside the mind reading machine, as it could seriously damage her.
* InTheBack: Tess shoots Stuart in the back after he turns on her. He survives.


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* {{Fanservice}}: Clark and Lois show a lot of skin when making love in the BadFuture.
* KilledOffForReal: Tess shoots


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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Tess wants Stuart to erase Lois memories from the BadFuture, he refuses since it may damage her mind. She shoots him and tries to do it herself, but it's stopped by Clark. They end up erased anyway, but Lois isn't damaged.


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* MindProbe: Tess attaches herself and Lois to a machine so she can see her memories from the BadFuture.


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* TheQuisling: Tess in the BadFuture.


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* WeirdSun: The Red Sun in the BadFuture.


Written by Andrew Landis and Julia Swift

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Written by Andrew Landis and & Julia Swift

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%%* BigDamnHeroes


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* OffWithHisHead: Zod prepares to behead Clark, only for the human resistance to begin attacking.


Tess has a comatose Lois taken from the hospital so she can access her memories of the future.

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Tess has a comatose Lois taken from the hospital so she can access her memories of the future.future, and is shocked by what she finds out.



* BadFuture: The future that Lois accidentally traveled to in the Season 8 finale. The Kandorians have taken over Earth and turned the sun red, rendering Clark powerless; Clark isn't on good terms with Chloe and Oliver; Tess has joined the Kandorians in conquering humanity; and Chloe ends up dying at the hands of Alia.

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* BadFuture: The future that Lois accidentally traveled to in the Season 8 finale. finale is definitely an example. The Kandorians have taken over Earth and turned the sun red, giving the Kandorians their powers while rendering Clark powerless; Clark isn't on good terms with Chloe and Oliver; Tess has joined the Kandorians in conquering humanity; and Chloe ends up dying at the hands of Alia.



%%* ForWantOfANail


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* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: Clark, Lois, Chloe, and Oliver decide the only way to change the future for the better is for Lois to use the Legion ring to travel back through time and prevent the Kandorians from gaining their powers.


* BadFuture: The future Lois accidentally traveled to in the Season 8 finale. The Kandorians have taken over Earth and turned the sun red, rendering Clark powerless; Clark and Chloe aren't on good terms; and Chloe ends up dying at the hands of Alia.

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* BadFuture: The future that Lois accidentally traveled to in the Season 8 finale. The Kandorians have taken over Earth and turned the sun red, rendering Clark powerless; Clark and Chloe aren't isn't on good terms; terms with Chloe and Oliver; Tess has joined the Kandorians in conquering humanity; and Chloe ends up dying at the hands of Alia.


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%%* ForWantOfANail

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-->'''Zod''': (''to Clark'') You chose to fight me! You forced me to unleash my power! We could've made this planet a paradise!

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Written by Andrew Landis and Julia Swift

Directed by Morgan Beggs

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* MadeOfIron: Somehow, Future!Clark (who's powerless under the red sun) manages to survive being thrown through debris by Zod.


* BadFuture: The future Lois accidentally traveled to in the Season 8 finale. The Kandorians have taken over Earth and turned the sun red, rendering Clark powerless; Clark and Chloe aren't on good terms; and [[spoiler:Chloe ends up dying at the hands of Alia]].
* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler:Tess shoots Stuart in the head. Luckily, he survives.]]
* CliffHanger: [[spoiler:The episode ends with Clark meeting with the Kandorians, and Zod ordering his soldiers to kneel before him.]]
* KneelBeforeFrodo: [[spoiler:The episode ends with Clark meeting with the Kandorians and Zod commanding his soldiers to "Kneel...before Kal-El."]]

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* BadFuture: The future Lois accidentally traveled to in the Season 8 finale. The Kandorians have taken over Earth and turned the sun red, rendering Clark powerless; Clark and Chloe aren't on good terms; and [[spoiler:Chloe Chloe ends up dying at the hands of Alia]].
Alia.
* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler:Tess Tess shoots Stuart in the head. Luckily, he survives.]]
survives.
* CliffHanger: [[spoiler:The The episode ends with Clark finally meeting with the Kandorians, and Zod ordering his soldiers to kneel before him.]]
him.
* KneelBeforeFrodo: [[spoiler:The The episode ends with Clark meeting with the Kandorians and Zod commanding his soldiers to "Kneel...before Kal-El."]]"


* CliffHanger: [[spoiler:The episode ends with Clark meeting with the Kandorians, and Zod ordering his soldiers to kneel before him.]]



* LaResistance: The human resistance in the BadFuture.

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* LaResistance: The human resistance led by Chloe in the BadFuture.



%%* PensieveFlashback



%%* WeCanRuleTogether

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%%* WeCanRuleTogether* WeCanRuleTogether: In the BadFuture, Zod rails at Clark for fighting against him, telling him they could've made Earth a Kryptonian paradise.


%%* ForWantOfANail


%%* BadFuture
* BoomHeadshot: Tess shoots Stuart in the head. Luckily, he survives.

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%%* BadFuture
* BadFuture: The future Lois accidentally traveled to in the Season 8 finale. The Kandorians have taken over Earth and turned the sun red, rendering Clark powerless; Clark and Chloe aren't on good terms; and [[spoiler:Chloe ends up dying at the hands of Alia]].
* BoomHeadshot: Tess [[spoiler:Tess shoots Stuart in the head. Luckily, he survives.]]



* KneelBeforeFrodo: The episode ends with Clark meeting with the Kandorians and Zod commanding his soldiers to "Kneel...before Kal-El."

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* KneelBeforeFrodo: The [[spoiler:The episode ends with Clark meeting with the Kandorians and Zod commanding his soldiers to "Kneel...before Kal-El.""]]

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Originally aired November 20, 2009

Tess has a comatose Lois taken from the hospital so she can access her memories of the future.
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!!Tropes present in the episode:

%%* BadFuture
* BoomHeadshot: Tess shoots Stuart in the head. Luckily, he survives.
%%* ForWantOfANail
* KneelBeforeFrodo: The episode ends with Clark meeting with the Kandorians and Zod commanding his soldiers to "Kneel...before Kal-El."
* LaResistance: The human resistance in the BadFuture.
* MacGuffin: The Legion ring.
%%* PensieveFlashback
* RebelLeader: Chloe leads humanity's resistance against the Kandorians in the BadFuture.
* TheyDo: Clark and Lois sleep together in the BadFuture.
%%* WeCanRuleTogether
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