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* GoldenEnding: The "Recipient Of Love" End. It's the best ending that one can get despite the bittersweet undertones, as [[spoiler:Allen and the other kids make it and damn live happy lives]]. WordOfGod confirms that this had been the happiest end for the game itself.

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* GoldenEnding: The "Recipient Of Love" End. It's the best ending that one can get despite the bittersweet undertones, as [[spoiler:Allen and the other kids make it and damn live happy lives]]. WordOfGod confirms that this had been the happiest end for the game itself.


* HairDecorations: All of the girls wear some form of hair decoration.


** In the novel, the strange humanoid entity in Joshua’s world is described as having a body turned inside-out and sticker together, with visible blood vessels running along the body.

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** In the novel, the strange humanoid entity in Joshua’s world is described as having a body turned inside-out and sticker stitched together, with visible blood vessels running along the body.


* DrivenToSuicide:
** In [[spoiler:Joshua]]'s backstory, it's revealed that [[spoiler:his father committed suicide after their family fell into financial ruin]]. The Cheshire Cat implies that [[spoiler:his mother hanged herself as well]].
** [[spoiler:Teacher's sister chose to kill herself rather than sacrifice his life in order to escape the Dream.]]
* DownerEnding: In the [[spoiler: [[DealWithTheDevil Cheshire Cat]]]] ending, [[spoiler:Allen's attempt to make a deal to save the others becomes a SenselessSacrifice, as the Cat gloats about how eating the others will make what remains of Allen fall into despair sooner]].
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* DrivenToSuicide:
** In [[spoiler:Joshua]]'s backstory, it's revealed that [[spoiler:his father committed suicide after their family fell into financial ruin]]. The Cheshire Cat implies that [[spoiler:his mother hanged herself as well]].
** [[spoiler:Teacher's sister chose to kill herself rather than sacrifice his life in order to escape the Dream.]]
* DownerEnding: In the [[spoiler: [[DealWithTheDevil Cheshire Cat]]]] Cat ending, [[spoiler:Allen's attempt to make a deal DealWithTheDevil to save the others becomes a SenselessSacrifice, SenselessSacrifice as the Cat gloats about how eating the others will make what remains of Allen fall into despair sooner]].
%%* DysfunctionJunction* DysfunctionJunction: Every one of the kids adopted by Teacher has a DarkAndTroubledPast which shows up in their nightmare worlds, [[spoiler:and Teacher himself is no exception]].



* GoldenEnding: The "Recipient Of Love" End. It's the best ending that one can get despite the bittersweet undertones. WordOfGod confirms that this had been the happiest end for the game itself.

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* GoldenEnding: The "Recipient Of Love" End. It's the best ending that one can get despite the bittersweet undertones.undertones, as [[spoiler:Allen and the other kids make it and damn live happy lives]]. WordOfGod confirms that this had been the happiest end for the game itself.



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: When Teacher was younger and got trapped in the Dream himself, his sister sacrificed herself to let him escape by stabbing herself with a key. Teacher ends up doing the same to allow Allen and the others to get back to the real world in two of the endings. Allen tries to do it in the Cheshire Cat ending, but [[FromBadToWorse it goes terribly wrong]].]]



** Stella [[spoiler:feels SurvivorGuilt over watching everyone else in her hometown die from a mysterious illness, wondering why she's still alive]].

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** Stella [[spoiler:feels SurvivorGuilt SurvivorsGuilt over watching everyone else in her hometown die from a mysterious illness, wondering why she's still alive]].



* MindScrew: Stella's backstory is the most difficult to figure out, due to her tendency to speak mostly in metaphors and the fact that her world, unlike the other worlds, doesn't have any notebook scraps [[spoiler: except for one at the very end]].

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* MindScrew: Stella's backstory is the most difficult to figure out, due to her tendency to speak mostly in metaphors and the fact that her world, unlike the other worlds, doesn't have any notebook scraps [[spoiler: except scraps, [[spoiler:except for one at the very end]].



* MultipleEndings: Seven altogether.

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* MultipleEndings: Seven altogether.altogether in the game, and a unique ending for the novel.



** Recipient of Love: [[spoiler:After Teacher's HeroicSacrifice, Allen manages to figure out his name by looking at his notes. Teacher's journal reveals how he struggled to cope with losing Fiona, his friendship with Cliff, and how he still felt like he lacked XXXX in his life... in other words, Love. Afterwards, Allen and the others continue to live under Mr. Cliff's care, continuing Teacher's research and sending him the love he thought he never had.]]
* NightmareFuelColoringBook: Stella’s drawings in her dream world contain images of a “sad-looking girl, a green cat, a blue-skinned person and a big circle, a person holding something and looking this way”, all drawn crudely and eerily.

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** Recipient of Love: [[spoiler:After Teacher's HeroicSacrifice, Allen manages to figure out his name by looking at his notes. Teacher's journal reveals how he struggled to cope with losing Fiona, his friendship with Cliff, and how he still felt like he lacked XXXX (love) in his life... in other words, Love.life. Afterwards, Allen and the others continue to live under Mr. Cliff's care, continuing Teacher's research and sending him the love he thought he never had.]]
had]].
** The novel ending [[spoiler:follows Recipient of Love, [[CruelTwistEnding only to add in the Cheshire Cat ending]]]].
* NightmareFuelColoringBook: Stella’s drawings in her dream world contain images of a “sad-looking "sad-looking girl, a green cat, a blue-skinned person and a big circle, a person holding something and looking this way”, way", all drawn crudely and eerily.


* AmnesiacHero: Allen


!!!Alice Mare has examples of the following tropes:

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!!!Alice !!Alice Mare has examples of the following tropes:


''"So I…''"

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''"So I…''"
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* BigBad: The Cheshire Cat is the one who trapped Allen and his friends in the Dream and stole the World Keyes. Although he hints he’s working under someone else, [[spoiler: Teacher is ultimately just a pawn of his]].

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* BigBad: The Cheshire Cat is the one who trapped Allen and his friends in the Dream and stole the World Keyes. Although he hints he’s he is working under someone else, [[spoiler: Teacher [[spoiler:Teacher is ultimately just a pawn of his]].him [[BigBadDuumvirate and his partner]], the White Rabbit]].

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* NightmareFuelColoringBook: Stella’s drawings in her dream world contain images of a “sad-looking girl, a green cat, a blue-skinned person and a big circle, a person holding something and looking this way”, all drawn crudely and eerily.

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** In the novel, the strange humanoid entity in Joshua’s world is described as having a body turned inside-out and sticker together, with visible blood vessels running along the body.


* KarmaHoudini: Although [[spoiler:their plans have been foiled]], both the Cheshire Cat and [[spoiler: the White Rabbit]] are [[spoiler: still free to continue feeding on innocent children]].
* LittleMissSnarker: Stella; Joshua implies that Allen is a male version of this as well.
* TheManBehindTheMan: The later endings reveal that [[spoiler:the White Rabbit's been working with the Cheshire Cat all along]].
* MeaningfulName: Teacher's real name. [[spoiler:It's David, which a cutscene mentions means 'Beloved'. Teacher felt that in spite of giving love to everyone he knew, no-one loved him in return.]]



* NiceHat: Joshua wears one.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Teacher, though in one route you have to find out his name to solve the game's final puzzle. [[spoiler:It's David.]]
* ThePowerOfLove: [[spoiler: Turns out what the Cheshire Cat stole from each of the children except Stella in order to trap them in the Dream so he could eat their souls were their love.]]
* RuleOfThree: Messing up an important question three times can have deadly consequences in an Alice World.
* SadisticChoice: [[spoiler:After getting all the World Keys back, Allen learns that there are only two ways to escape from the "Dream". Either stab someone with the last key, trapping their soul in the "Dream" to be eaten by the Cheshire Cat, or make a pact with a demon.]]

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* NiceHat: Joshua wears one.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Teacher, though in one route you have to find
ThePowerOfLove: [[spoiler:Turns out his name to solve what the game's final puzzle. [[spoiler:It's David.Cheshire Cat stole from each of the children except Stella in order to trap them in the Dream so he could eat their souls was their love.]]
* ThePowerOfLove: [[spoiler: Turns out what the Cheshire Cat stole from each of the children except Stella in order to trap them in the Dream so he could eat their souls were their love.]]
* RuleOfThree: Messing up an important question three times can have deadly consequences in an Alice World.
World earns Allen a GameOver.
* SadisticChoice: [[spoiler:After getting all the World Keys back, Allen learns that there are only two ways to escape from the "Dream". Either stab someone with the last key, trapping their soul in the "Dream" to be eaten by the Cheshire Cat, or make a pact with a demon.the Cat.]]



* ShrinkingViolet: Chelsy.
* SlasherSmile: The Cheshire Cat has one.
* SplitPersonality: Rick is Letty's second personality, [[spoiler: and it is later revealed he was created as a way for her to cope with her stepmother's abuse.]]
* SweetTooth: Letty seems to be one, as she at one point mentions wishing her house were made of sweets, and her journal mentions wondering if flowers taste sweet, or wishing it was raining candy.
* TallDarkAndHandsome: Teacher.
* TheUnfavourite: [[spoiler:Joshua felt he didn't get as much attention as his brother and sister, and became a prankster and liar because that was the only way that seemed to work.]]
* [[spoiler: WhiteHairBlackHeart: The White Rabbit, who was EvilAllAlong and working with the Cheshire Cat.]]



* WickedStepmother: Shows up in [[spoiler:Letty]]'s world, where it's revealed she [[spoiler:caused Letty to create Rick as a defense mechanism against her abuse]].
* WouldHurtAChild: [[spoiler: The Cheshire Cat specifically preys on the souls of children because they are the easiest to be influenced.]]
** [[spoiler: On a lesser extent, The White Rabbit might be considered to do this since he is working together with The Cheshire Cat.]]


* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Allen.



* AloofDarkHairedGirl: Stella



* {{Bishonen}}: Stella notes that Allen has a pretty face.



* BloodSplatteredInnocents: [[spoiler:Chelsy towards the end of her Alice Dream.]]



** In the Cheshire Cat's ending, [[spoiler: we see him without his hood and he reveals that he uses parts of the bodies of the children he ate to replace the parts he lost]].

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** In the Cheshire Cat's ending, [[spoiler: we [[spoiler:we see him without his hood and he reveals that he uses parts of the bodies of the children he ate to replace the parts he lost]].



* CatsAreMean: The Cheshire Cat is not a nice [[BuffySpeak kitty-cat man... thing]].



* ContinuityNod: It was implied that Alice Mare and LiEat series takes place in the same universe. [[spoiler:Hinted during the first LiEat game by Rosalie herself as she mentioned the Nightmare syndrome.]]
* CrimeOfSelfDefense: [[spoiler:When the 'nice man' came after her after murdering her grandmother, Chelsy wound up killing him in self-defense. Allen can decide she deserves to die for this.]] This is subverted as of version 1.05. It's revealed in the extra segment that [[spoiler:it was her father that killed the 'nice man,' not her. He was so violent about it that he still hacked the guy in two with an axe, traumatizing her. She still blames herself because if she hadn't brought the 'nice man' to Grandmother's, her father wouldn't have blood on his hands]].
* CryingWolf: Joshua would often tell all sorts of lies to get his mother's attention, but she eventually stopped paying attention. [[spoiler: Having repeatedly told her that his father "had gone cold during the night", she didn't believe him when it really did happen until his siblings discovered it themselves.]] His ending is even called “Crying Wolf.”
* CuteBookworm: Allen
* DealWithTheDevil: Factors into the [[spoiler: [[BigBad Cheshire]] [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Cat's]] ending. It doesn't end well]].

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* ContinuityNod: It was implied that Alice Mare and LiEat the VideoGame/LiEat series takes place in the same universe. [[spoiler:Hinted during the first LiEat game by Rosalie herself as she mentioned the Nightmare syndrome.]]
* CrimeOfSelfDefense: [[spoiler:When the 'nice man' came after her after murdering her grandmother, Chelsy wound up killing him in self-defense. Allen can decide she deserves to die for this.]] This is subverted as of version 1.05. It's revealed in the extra segment that [[spoiler:it was her father that killed the 'nice man,' not her. He was so violent about it that he still hacked the guy in two with an axe, traumatizing her. She still blames herself because if she hadn't brought the 'nice man' to Grandmother's, her father wouldn't have blood on his hands]].
* CryingWolf: Joshua would often tell all sorts of lies to get his mother's attention, but she eventually stopped paying attention. [[spoiler: Having repeatedly told her that his father "had gone cold during the night", she didn't believe him when it really did happen until his siblings discovered it themselves.]] His ending is even called “Crying Wolf.”
* CuteBookworm: Allen
* DealWithTheDevil: Factors into the [[spoiler: [[BigBad Cheshire]] [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Cat's]] ending. It doesn't end well]].
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* DragonInChief: The Cheshire Cat claims to have stolen the keys under someone’s orders, implying that he’s merely TheDragon. [[spoiler: That person turns out to be Teacher. However, their conversations in the novel make it clear that the Cat is really in charge]].



* GuideDangIt: You need to find the Shards of XXXX to get the "Recipient Of Love" ending but they can be easily overlooked so if you miss one of the shards, you have to start over to get them.

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* GuideDangIt: You need to find the Shards of XXXX to get the "Recipient Of Love" ending ending, but they can be easily overlooked so overlooked, and if you miss one of the shards, you have to start over to get them.



* HeroOfAnotherStory: [[spoiler: Teacher had been trapped in the Dream once before.]]
* HeroicMime: Allen. The only time he ever speaks is in Teacher's two endings. Though averted in the light novel, where he speaks with more regularity.


* WhamLine: In Letty's world, when an illusion of her WickedStepmother shows up, Letty calls for her brother Rick to help. In response, the stepmother says this:
-->That name again. Rick, Rick... [[spoiler:[[SplitPersonality Who is that you keep talking to?]] There's no one here but me, my husband, and you.]]





->"''The ant told me that the frog is bad.''"
-->''"The frog told me that the cat is bad.''"
--->''"The cat told me, no, the rabbit is the worst of them all."''
---->''"So I…''"

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->"''The ->''"The ant told me that the frog is bad.''"
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''"The
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''"The
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''"So I…''"


You play as a young boy named Allen who has been sent to a special facility after losing his memories. While there, he forms a bond with the other children there, as well as their kindly caregiver [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Teacher]]. While investigating some strange things happening at night, he finds himself in another world where he ends up exploring the "hearts" of the other four children in the facility. Aided by a mysterious creature calling himself the White Rabbit, Allen must find his way out of the dream; but the mischevious Cheshire Cat is trying to obstruct his progress...

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You play as a young boy named Allen who has been sent to a special facility after losing his memories. While there, he forms a bond with the other children there, as well as their kindly caregiver [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Teacher]]. While investigating some strange things happening at night, he finds himself in another world where he ends up exploring the "hearts" of the other four children in the facility. Aided by a mysterious creature calling himself the White Rabbit, Allen and his friends must find his their way out of the dream; but the mischevious mischievous [[BigBad Cheshire Cat Cat]] is trying to obstruct his their progress...



* BigBad: The Cheshire Cat. Although he hints he’s working under someone else, [[spoiler: Teacher is ultimately just a pawn of his]].

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* BigBad: The Cheshire Cat.Cat is the one who trapped Allen and his friends in the Dream and stole the World Keyes. Although he hints he’s working under someone else, [[spoiler: Teacher is ultimately just a pawn of his]].

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