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* AfterTheEnd: The Year 3000.
** The year 2500 is JustBeforeTheEnd.

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* AfterTheEnd: The Year 3000.
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3000. The year 2500 is JustBeforeTheEnd.



** Where do we ''start''?
** To elaborate: Tulista goes to the year 2500, and returns with Silverthorn. Silverthorn takes Alana back to 1990, where he alters history with his own ruthlessness. Despite this, his own time remains unaltered. After a battle leaves Silverthorn and Jenny both injured, Alana's forced to take them both back to the year 3000 to heal. ''This simple act'' should have been impossible, as the 3000 from whence Alana hails should no longer exist. Nevertheless, it happens, setting up the temporal paradoxes to be resolved in the SequelSeries.
*** Perhaps a touch of FridgeBrilliance - the timeline of the year 3000 that Alana and the others return to at the end of the first series IS different, but not massively so; it seems that some of the changes made in 1990 did have a lasting effect, but for the large part remained mostly unaffected. The changes trickling down from 1990 seem to have been made mainly in relatively minor details. The changes in the follow-up series that Silverthorn made in 2500, however...

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** Where do we ''start''?
** To elaborate:
Tulista goes to the year 2500, and returns with Silverthorn. Silverthorn takes Alana back to 1990, where he alters history with his own ruthlessness. Despite this, his own time remains unaltered. After a battle leaves Silverthorn and Jenny both injured, Alana's forced to take them both back to the year 3000 to heal. ''This simple act'' should have been impossible, as the 3000 from whence Alana hails should no longer exist. Nevertheless, it happens, setting up the temporal paradoxes to be resolved in the SequelSeries.
*** ** Perhaps a touch of FridgeBrilliance - the timeline of the year 3000 that Alana and the others return to at the end of the first series IS different, but not massively so; it seems that some of the changes made in 1990 did have a lasting effect, but for the large part remained mostly unaffected. The changes trickling down from 1990 seem to have been made mainly in relatively minor details. The changes in the follow-up series that Silverthorn made in 2500, however...



* UnusualEuphemism: Alana's "Smog it", Silverthorn's "scragger".

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* UnusualEuphemism: UnusualEuphemism:
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Alana's "Smog it", it".
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Silverthorn's "scragger".



* FishOutOfTemporalWater: [[spoiler:Lorien and Nik]]

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* FishOutOfTemporalWater: [[spoiler:Lorien and Nik]]Nik.]]


* PunchClockVillain: Eddie, in ''Tomorrow's End'' is one of these, and doesn't really want to work with Silverthorn anymore but does so because he is "a scary guy". He'd rather just set up his above ground pool business than mess with Jenny and Alana. Whenever Silverthorn is off in the future, or trapped in the past, he is quite civil to them and even helpful.

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* PunchClockVillain: Eddie, in ''Tomorrow's End'' End'', is one of these, these and doesn't really want to work with Silverthorn anymore but does so because he is "a scary guy". He'd rather just set up his above ground pool business than mess with Jenny and Alana. Whenever Silverthorn is off in the future, or trapped in the past, he is quite civil to them and even helpful.

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* PunchClockVillain: Eddie, in ''Tomorrow's End'' is one of these, and doesn't really want to work with Silverthorn anymore but does so because he is "a scary guy". He'd rather just set up his above ground pool business than mess with Jenny and Alana. Whenever Silverthorn is off in the future, or trapped in the past, he is quite civil to them and even helpful.

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* HadTheSillyThingInReverse: When Rooney, who is the only person who can actually drive in the group, is incapacitated during the episode where they steal the time capsule back from Silverthorn then Mrs Kelly, who is just learning to drive, has to take the wheel; and promptly puts the car in reverse back into the gap in the wall. She does sort the gears out afterwards though.
* HalfHeartedHenchman: Silverthorn's 1990s servant, Eddie, is not that competent and is more in the whole thing for a chance to drive a fancy car and do some minor mischief than anything truly evil or villainous. He's also seriously out of his depth at pretending to be an actual servant. He does seem to actually care about his boss's health too, and well as wanting his approval. When he is told to get a room decorated for Alana during the kidnapping episodes, he does a pretty good job making it comfortable with lots of cuddly toys and nice floral wallpaper.


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* TheGuardsMustBeCrazy: Defied trope by Eddie. When Jenny fakes being sick while he is guarding her, he retorts that "I've seen that movie" and refuses to fall for it even when Jenny throws in some gagging and rubber vomit.

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* DoWrongRight: When Mr Rooney tries and fails to impersonate Silverthorn's voice to a security company, the captive Silverthorn seems more offended by how badly Rooney did it than anything else.
-->'''Silverthorn''':(rolling his eyes and in an exasperated tone of voice) That was ''pathetic''!


* AfterTheEnd: The Year 2500.
** The year 3000 is ''After'' the AfterTheEnd.

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* AfterTheEnd: The Year 2500.
3000.
** The year 3000 2500 is ''After'' the AfterTheEnd.JustBeforeTheEnd.

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* CutLexLuthorACheck: When Silverthorn is sent back to the late 20th century with the Capsule, his laser pistol and his knowledge of future events and advanced technology, what does he do with it? Try to conquer the world? Pfft, no he uses records of newspapers from the Capsule's computers to win a fortune on the horse races and sets himself up a life of wealth and comfort in the Sydney suburbs.

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* CutLexLuthorACheck: When Silverthorn is sent back to the late 20th century with the Capsule, his laser pistol and his knowledge of future events and advanced technology, what does he do with it? Try to conquer the world? Pfft, no he uses records of newspapers from the Capsule's computers to win a fortune on the horse races and sets himself up a life of wealth and comfort in the Sydney suburbs. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] as being a scavenger gang leader from a polluted future hellscape where he had to live in the garbage beneath the notice of a tyrannical global MegaCorp, being able to live in in the safety and comfort of 1990 with all the junk food he wants would be like paradise to him.



* PowerIncontinence: What happens when emotionally unstable people use Transducers
* PsychicSurgery: [[spoiler:Alana destroying Silverthorn's tumour.]]

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* PowerIncontinence: What happens when emotionally unstable undisciplined people use Transducers
* PsychicSurgery: [[spoiler:Alana destroying Silverthorn's brain tumour.]]



* VillainsBlendInBetter: Alana has a lot of trouble adapting to the 1990s, but Silverthorn takes to them like a pirahna in a goldfish bowl. Justified by Alana and Silverthorn being from significantly different backgrounds, such that Silverthorn has spent his whole life adapting to unfamiliar and hostile circumstances in a way Alana hasn't. Also, Silverthorn has a significant advantage in having access to the time machine's databanks.
* YankTheDogsChain: Silverthorn goes back on his word to let Alana go home by trapping the Time Capsule inside a force field, preventing it from returning to the year 3000.

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* VillainsBlendInBetter: Alana has a lot of trouble adapting to the 1990s, but Silverthorn takes to them like a pirahna piranha in a goldfish bowl. Justified by Alana and Silverthorn being from significantly different backgrounds, such that Silverthorn has spent his whole life adapting to unfamiliar and hostile circumstances in a way Alana hasn't. Also, Silverthorn has a significant advantage in having access to the time machine's databanks.
databanks. He's also from a much closer time period than Alana, only 500 years in the future rather than 1000.
* YankTheDogsChain: Silverthorn goes back on his word to let Alana go home by trapping the Time Capsule inside a force field, preventing it from returning to the year 3000.
3000. He [[PragmaticVillainy doesn't do it out of pure spite]], though, as he feels he needs the Capsule and the knowledge contained in its computers to secure his lifestyle in the past.



** Class 5. The destruction of both Peace Platforms destroys the atmosphere of Earth, killing off all life.
** Before the NiceJobBreakingItHero shown in ''Tomorrow's End'', the original apocalypse only destroyed one of the Peace Platforms, devastating the Northern Hemisphere only. Perhaps a Class 2.5.

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** Class 5.5 in the BadFuture Alana and Lorien return to after their initial adventure in 2500. The destruction of both Peace Platforms destroys the atmosphere of Earth, killing off all life.
** Before the NiceJobBreakingItHero shown in ''Tomorrow's End'', the original apocalypse ("the Great Disaster") only destroyed one of the Peace Platforms, devastating the Northern Hemisphere only. Perhaps a Class 2.5.5.
* BadFuture: When Alana and Lorien return to the year 3000 after leaving Silverthorn back in 2500 and taking Jenny back to 1990, they step out of the Time Capsule onto a blasted wasteland bereft of all life thanks to Silverthorn stealing the Time Gate plans.


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* CutLexLuthorACheck: Initially played straight when Silverthorn uses the Time Gate to obtain luxury items from 1990 for his gang, but after being forced into an uncomfortable alliance with Draco, he eventually ends up trying to take over the world by threatening the heads of [=GlobeCorp=] with nuclear weapons.
* EnemyMine: The heroes are forced to team up with Silverthorn to try and stop Draco's plans. [[spoiler:Silverthorn backstabs them when he sees an opportunity and tries to take over the world himself.]]


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* StableTimeLoop: Maybe. The original series was kicked off by the people of the year 3000 trying to find out what caused the Great Disaster that rendered the Northern Hemisphere uninhabitable. [[spoiler:It turns out that it was caused by Draco getting Silverthorn to steal a nuclear warhead from the year 1990 with the Time Gate and blow up the Northern Peace Platform in an attempt to take over [=GlobeCorp=].]]


!!This series contains examples of:

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!!This series !!''The Girl From Tomorrow'' contains examples of:



* ApocalypseHow:
** Class 5. The destruction of both Peace Platforms destroys the atmosphere of Earth, killing off all life.
** Before the NiceJobBreakingItHero shown in ''Tomorrow's End'', the original apocalypse only destroyed one of the Peace Platforms, devastating the Northern Hemisphere only. Perhaps a Class 2.5



* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Pretty much all of [=GlobeCorp=], but specifically Draco.



* EverybodyHatesMathematics: Amusingly, in the sequel, James describes the time capsule as a decahedron, elaborating that that is a "twelve-sided figure", only to be corrected by the policeman that the word for a twelve-sided figure is ''do''decahedron. In fact, the time capsule is a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Girl_from_Tomorrow#The_Time_Capsule rhombicuboctahedron]], which has [[EntertaininglyWrong not twelve]] but ''twenty-six'' faces and twenty-four vertices.
* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Alana, Silverthorn, Jenny [[spoiler:and later Lorien and Nik]]
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:At the climax of ''Tomorrow's End'', Alana and Jenny fly PJ up to the second missile to prevent it from destroying the Peace Platform and killing the ''other'' half of the world. Unfortunately PJ ends up frozen to the missile and they can't rescue him before it explodes.]]

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* EverybodyHatesMathematics: Amusingly, in the sequel, James describes the time capsule as a decahedron, elaborating that that is a "twelve-sided figure", only to be corrected by the policeman that the word for a twelve-sided figure is ''do''decahedron. In fact, the time capsule is a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Girl_from_Tomorrow#The_Time_Capsule rhombicuboctahedron]], which has [[EntertaininglyWrong not twelve]] but ''twenty-six'' faces and twenty-four vertices.
* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Alana, Silverthorn, Jenny [[spoiler:and later Lorien and Nik]]
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:At the climax of ''Tomorrow's End'', Alana and Jenny fly PJ up to the second missile to prevent it from destroying the Peace Platform and killing the ''other'' half of the world. Unfortunately PJ ends up frozen to the missile and they can't rescue him before it explodes.]]
Jenny.



* InThePastEveryoneWillBeFamous: An odd variant since it's only the "past" for Alana and Loriel, but it turns out that Nik's grandmother is Maeve, the inventor of the first Transducer and the "Mother of the Future".



* {{Lobotomy}}: Probably the ''vilest'' thing [=GlobeCorp=] does in the year 2500 is brainwash people into being "moddies"- mindless, emotionless drones who can only follow orders unthinkingly and are used as slave labour without any regard for their welfare. [[spoiler:This happened to Nik's parents and also to Lorien, although she at least is eventually [[{{Deprogramming}} deprogrammed.]]]]
* LoveTriangle: Jenny thinks Nik is a spunk, while Alana is less romantic and far too pragmatic to be bothered with him. Nik for his part likes both girls, for different reasons, and is really bothered by the fact.
* MeanwhileInTheFuture: The last minute of the sequel: [[spoiler:the timeline has been restored, and Alana and Jenny returned to their respective time periods. Jenny is standing by a window looking up at the moon, uttering a sad "Goodbye, Alana". Meanwhile, in the year 3000, Alana also looks up at the moon and says "Goodbye, Jenny"]]
* MegaCorp: in ''Tomorrow's End'', the dystopian year 2500 is ruled by one of these (Globe Corp). (It's implied that said company stems from somewhat innocuous beginnings in the 20th century, as the characters [[spoiler: use a ruse to get into their offices and sneak the time capsule up there, transporting themselves to the Globe Corp head office in 2500 (in the same building!) by pretending they want it as a location for a film they're making.]]



* PortalToThePast: Silverthorn steals one in ''Tomorrow's End''.



* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: The premise of the second season.



* TrappedInThePast: Alana in the first series.
** [[spoiler:At the end of the second series, Petey reprograms the Time Gate while Silverthorn and Draco aren't looking to send them back to the time of the dinosaurs rather than the 20th century and the two of them end up stranded there.]]

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* TrappedInThePast: Alana in the first series.
** [[spoiler:At the end of the second series, Petey reprograms the Time Gate while Silverthorn and Draco aren't looking to send them back to the time of the dinosaurs rather than the 20th century and the two of them end up stranded there.]]
Alana.



* YankTheDogsChain: Silverthorn goes back on his word to let Alana go home by trapping the Time Capsule inside a force field, preventing it from returning to the year 3000.

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* YankTheDogsChain: Silverthorn goes back on his word to let Alana go home by trapping the Time Capsule inside a force field, preventing it from returning to the year 3000.3000.

!!''Tomorrow's End'' adds examples of:

* ApocalypseHow:
** Class 5. The destruction of both Peace Platforms destroys the atmosphere of Earth, killing off all life.
** Before the NiceJobBreakingItHero shown in ''Tomorrow's End'', the original apocalypse only destroyed one of the Peace Platforms, devastating the Northern Hemisphere only. Perhaps a Class 2.5.
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Pretty much all of [=GlobeCorp=], but specifically Draco.
* EverybodyHatesMathematics: Amusingly, James describes the time capsule as a decahedron, elaborating that that is a "twelve-sided figure", only to be corrected by the policeman that the word for a twelve-sided figure is ''do''decahedron. In fact, the time capsule is a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Girl_from_Tomorrow#The_Time_Capsule rhombicuboctahedron]], which has [[EntertaininglyWrong not twelve]] but ''twenty-six'' faces and twenty-four vertices.
* FishOutOfTemporalWater: [[spoiler:Lorien and Nik]]
* HeroicSacrifice: At the climax, [[spoiler:Alana and Jenny fly PJ up to the second missile to prevent it from destroying the Peace Platform and killing the ''other'' half of the world. Unfortunately PJ ends up frozen to the missile and they can't rescue him before it explodes.]]
* InThePastEveryoneWillBeFamous: An odd variant since it's only the "past" for Alana and Loriel, but it turns out that Nik's grandmother is Maeve, the inventor of the first Transducer and the "Mother of the Future".
* {{Lobotomy}}: Probably the ''vilest'' thing [=GlobeCorp=] does in the year 2500 is brainwash people into being "moddies"- mindless, emotionless drones who can only follow orders unthinkingly and are used as slave labour without any regard for their welfare. [[spoiler:This happened to Nik's parents and also to Lorien, although she at least is eventually [[{{Deprogramming}} deprogrammed.]]]]
* LoveTriangle: Jenny thinks Nik is a spunk, while Alana is less romantic and far too pragmatic to be bothered with him. Nik for his part likes both girls, for different reasons, and is really bothered by the fact.
* MeanwhileInTheFuture: The last minute of the sequel: [[spoiler:the timeline has been restored, and Alana and Jenny returned to their respective time periods. Jenny is standing by a window looking up at the moon, uttering a sad "Goodbye, Alana". Meanwhile, in the year 3000, Alana also looks up at the moon and says "Goodbye, Jenny"]]
* MegaCorp: in ''Tomorrow's End'', the dystopian year 2500 is ruled by one of these (Globe Corp). (It's implied that said company stems from somewhat innocuous beginnings in the 20th century, as the characters [[spoiler: use a ruse to get into their offices and sneak the time capsule up there, transporting themselves to the Globe Corp head office in 2500 (in the same building!) by pretending they want it as a location for a film they're making.]]
* PortalToThePast: Silverthorn steals one in ''Tomorrow's End''.
* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: The premise of the second season.
* TrappedInThePast: [[spoiler:Petey reprograms the Time Gate while Silverthorn and Draco aren't looking to send them back to the time of the dinosaurs rather than the 20th century and the two of them end up stranded there.]]
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* FishOutOfTemporalWater:
** Alana, Silverthorn, Jenny [[spoiler:and later Lorien and Nik]]
** Played straight with Alana but subverted with Silverthorn. Though his future is more advanced, it is also resource scarce and largely corrupt. With the time machine's databanks, his own knowledge, and his ruthlessness, he takes to the early 90's like a pirahna in a goldfish bowl.

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* FishOutOfTemporalWater:
**
FishOutOfTemporalWater: Alana, Silverthorn, Jenny [[spoiler:and later Lorien and Nik]]
** Played straight with Alana but subverted with Silverthorn. Though his future is more advanced, it is also resource scarce and largely corrupt. With the time machine's databanks, his own knowledge, and his ruthlessness, he takes to the early 90's like a pirahna in a goldfish bowl.
Nik]]



* VillainsBlendInBetter

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* VillainsBlendInBetterVillainsBlendInBetter: Alana has a lot of trouble adapting to the 1990s, but Silverthorn takes to them like a pirahna in a goldfish bowl. Justified by Alana and Silverthorn being from significantly different backgrounds, such that Silverthorn has spent his whole life adapting to unfamiliar and hostile circumstances in a way Alana hasn't. Also, Silverthorn has a significant advantage in having access to the time machine's databanks.


* AerithAndBob: Alana and Tulista. Bruno and Arva. Eddie and Silverthorn. Justified by the vast gulf of time between three cultures.

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*** Perhaps a touch of FridgeBrilliance - the timeline of the year 3000 that Alana and the others return to at the end of the first series IS different, but not massively so; it seems that some of the changes made in 1990 did have a lasting effect, but for the large part remained mostly unaffected. The changes trickling down from 1990 seem to have been made mainly in relatively minor details. The changes in the follow-up series that Silverthorn made in 2500, however...


* EverybodyHatesMathematics: Amusingly, in the sequel, James describes the time capsule as a decahedron, elaborating that that is a "twelve-sided figure", only to be corrected by the policeman that the word for a twelve-sided figure is ''do''decahedron. In fact, the time capsule is a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Girl_from_Tomorrow#The_Time_Capsule rhombicuboctahedron]], which has [[EntertaininglyWrong not twelve]] but ''twenty-six'' faces and twenty-two vertices.

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* EverybodyHatesMathematics: Amusingly, in the sequel, James describes the time capsule as a decahedron, elaborating that that is a "twelve-sided figure", only to be corrected by the policeman that the word for a twelve-sided figure is ''do''decahedron. In fact, the time capsule is a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Girl_from_Tomorrow#The_Time_Capsule rhombicuboctahedron]], which has [[EntertaininglyWrong not twelve]] but ''twenty-six'' faces and twenty-two twenty-four vertices.


* EverybodyHatesMathematics: Amusingly, in the sequel, James describes the time capsule as a decahedron, elaborating that that is a "twelve-sided figure", only to be corrected by the policeman that the word for a twelve-sided figure is ''do''decahedron. In fact, the time capsule is a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Girl_from_Tomorrow#The_Time_Capsule rhombicuboctahedron]], which has [[EntertaininglyWrong not twelve]] but ''twenty-six'' faces and twenty-two vertices.



* {{Lobotomy}}: Probably the ''vilest'' thing [=GlobeCorp=] does in the year 2500 is brainwash people into being "moddies"- mindless, emotionless drones who can only follow orders unthinkingly and are used as slave labour without any regard for their welfare. [[spoiler:This happened to Nik's parents and also to Loriel, although she at least is eventually [[{{Deprogramming}} deprogrammed.]]]]

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* LivingPolyhedron: Not literally, but the time capsule is a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhombicuboctahedron rhombicuboctahedron]] that interacts verbally with the protagonists due to 30th century technology.
* {{Lobotomy}}: Probably the ''vilest'' thing [=GlobeCorp=] does in the year 2500 is brainwash people into being "moddies"- mindless, emotionless drones who can only follow orders unthinkingly and are used as slave labour without any regard for their welfare. [[spoiler:This happened to Nik's parents and also to Loriel, Lorien, although she at least is eventually [[{{Deprogramming}} deprogrammed.]]]]


* AffablyEvil: Silverthorn is a vicious thug from the slums of a CrapsackWorld, but is capable of being remarkably personable, even charming when he needs to be.



* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: Silverthorn.



** [[spoiler:At the end of the second series, Petey reprograms the Time Gate while Silverthorn and Draco aren't looking to send them back to the time of the dinosaurs rather than the 20th century and the two of them end up stranded there.

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** [[spoiler:At the end of the second series, Petey reprograms the Time Gate while Silverthorn and Draco aren't looking to send them back to the time of the dinosaurs rather than the 20th century and the two of them end up stranded there.]]

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