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** The tutorial that introduces the spaces that add and remove memories from the grid in the memento preparation minigame reads: [[{{Music/Eagles}} "Some blanks help to remember, some help to forget"]].


** When Neil re-enters Colin's mind after Roxie revealed that [[spoiler:there was never any record about Faye's birth, death, or existence at all, look at Faye's sprite. Not only does she keep caressing her hair despite the memory supposedly being frozen at the time, but she also occasionally watches Neil with hostility and is fixated on him no matter which direction he goes, foreshadowing that she could see him and Eva all this time and thus she's overheard that they intended to remove her from Colin's memory. She also glares at Eva ''immediately'' after Eva told him that she's not real]].

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*** When Neil and Eva draw the fake smile on Colin's face and discuss what to do with [[spoiler: Faye, Faye herself drops some subtle hints in her body language to show that she is eavesdropping on their conversation, foreshadowing that she could see Neil and Eva all this time.]]
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When Neil re-enters Colin's mind after Roxie revealed that [[spoiler:there was never any record about Faye's birth, death, or existence at all, look again at Faye's sprite. Not only does she keep caressing her hair despite the memory supposedly being frozen at the time, but she also occasionally watches Neil with hostility and is fixated on him no matter which direction he goes, foreshadowing further cementing the fact that she could see him and Eva all this time and thus she's overheard that they intended to remove her from Colin's memory. She also glares at Eva ''immediately'' after Eva told him that she's not real]].


* ChekhovsGag: After witnessing the memory where Sofia comes to terms with Colin wanting to sign up with Sigmund Corp for their services, Neil jokes how [[spoiler: she should also sign up with them to wish for a life where Colin never signed up with Sigmund Corp. At the end of the game, he is the one who proposes that in order to fulfill Colin's wish, Faye needs to remove him, Eva and the existence of Sigmund Corp from Colin's memory. This made it appear to Colin like he never considered signing up in the first place.]]

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* ChekhovsGag: After witnessing the memory where Sofia comes to terms with Colin wanting to sign up with Sigmund Corp for their services, Neil jokes how [[spoiler: she should also sign up with them to wish for a life where Colin never signed up with Sigmund Corp. At the end of the game, he is the one who proposes that in order to fulfill Colin's wish, Faye needs to remove him, Eva and the existence of Sigmund Corp from Colin's memory. This made makes it appear to Colin like he never considered signing up in the first place.]]


* ChekhovsGag: After witnessing the memory where Sofia comes to terms with Colin wanting to sign up with Sigmund Corp for their services, Neil jokes how [[spoiler: she should also sign up with them to wish for a life where Colin never signed up with Sigmund Corp. At the end of the game, Colin's wish is fulfilled by removing the existence of Sigmund Corp from his memory.]]

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* ChekhovsGag: After witnessing the memory where Sofia comes to terms with Colin wanting to sign up with Sigmund Corp for their services, Neil jokes how [[spoiler: she should also sign up with them to wish for a life where Colin never signed up with Sigmund Corp. At the end of the game, he is the one who proposes that in order to fulfill Colin's wish is fulfilled by removing wish, Faye needs to remove him, Eva and the existence of Sigmund Corp from his memory.Colin's memory. This made it appear to Colin like he never considered signing up in the first place.]]



** Just as the screen fades completely to white after activating the first memento (Colin's contact with Sigmund), a mysterious figure quickly pops in just behind Colin. From later events in the story [[spoiler: this is implied to be Faye, trying to stop Eva and Neil's mission before it even starts but is just one step behind.]]

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** Just as the screen fades completely to white after activating the first memento (Colin's contact with Sigmund), a mysterious figure quickly pops in just behind Colin. From later events in the story [[spoiler: this is implied to be Faye, trying to stop Eva and Neil's mission before it even starts but is showed up just one step behind.second too late.]]


* ChekhovsGag: After witnessing the memory where Sofia comes to terms with Colin wanting to sign up with Sigmund Corp for their services, Neil jokes how [[spoiler: she should also sign up with them to wish for a life where Colin never signed up with Sigmund Corp. At the end of the game, Colin's wish is fulfilled by removing the existence of Sigmund Corp from his memory.]]



** Just as the screen fades completely to white after activating the first memento (Colin's contact with Sigmund), a mysterious figure quickly pops in just behind Colin. From later event in the story [[spoiler: this is implied to be Faye, trying to stop Eva and Neil's mission before it even starts but is just one step behind.]]

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** Just as the screen fades completely to white after activating the first memento (Colin's contact with Sigmund), a mysterious figure quickly pops in just behind Colin. From later event events in the story [[spoiler: this is implied to be Faye, trying to stop Eva and Neil's mission before it even starts but is just one step behind.]]


* FreezeFrameBonus: When Neil re-enters Colin's mind after Roxie revealed that [[spoiler:there was never any record about Faye's birth, death, or existence at all, look at Faye's sprite. Not only does she keep caressing her hair despite the memory supposedly being frozen at the time, but she also occasionally watches Neil with hostility and is fixated on him no matter which direction he goes, foreshadowing that she could see him and Eva all this time and thus she's overheard that they intended to remove her from Colin's memory. She also glares at Eva ''immediately'' after Eva told him that she's not real]].

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** Just as the screen fades completely to white after activating the first memento (Colin's contact with Sigmund), a mysterious figure quickly pops in just behind Colin. From later event in the story [[spoiler: this is implied to be Faye, trying to stop Eva and Neil's mission before it even starts but is just one step behind.]]
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When Neil re-enters Colin's mind after Roxie revealed that [[spoiler:there was never any record about Faye's birth, death, or existence at all, look at Faye's sprite. Not only does she keep caressing her hair despite the memory supposedly being frozen at the time, but she also occasionally watches Neil with hostility and is fixated on him no matter which direction he goes, foreshadowing that she could see him and Eva all this time and thus she's overheard that they intended to remove her from Colin's memory. She also glares at Eva ''immediately'' after Eva told him that she's not real]].

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* SnowMeansDeath: When Eva and Neil first try to traverse to Johnny's childhood memories, they are met with a large snowy void, which separates them from their destination[[spoiler: and foreshadows Joey's fatal accident]].

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* NoNameGiven: Lampshaded when the medical doctor doesn't bother to tell Eva/Neil his name and insists being called "doctor", much to the player character's chagrin.
* NoodleIncident: Apparently, some time has passed since ''To the Moon'' as the medical doctor mentions the names of other patients besides Johnny whom he treated alongside Sigmund Corp.


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* RecurringExtra: The medical doctor is the same guy from ''To the Moon''.


* HollywoodAutism: Averted. They are both females, have a mild version of the disorder and have managed to lead lives as fulfilling as a neurotypical person can be expected to.[[note]]Skybird donated half of the revenue to autism research and treatment charity, so it's a case of the author knowing something of autism.[[/note]]

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* HollywoodAutism: Averted. They are both females, have a mild version of the disorder females and have managed to lead lives as fulfilling as a neurotypical person can be expected to.[[note]]Skybird donated half of the revenue to autism research and treatment charity, so it's a case of the author knowing something of autism.[[/note]]


** [[spoiler: It's implied Faye is the bird from A Bird Story, at least in Colin's mind]].

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** [[spoiler: It's implied Faye is the bird from A Bird Story, at least in Colin's mind]]. mind, as indicated by her saying that he'd already said goodbye to her "a long, long time ago."]]

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* AwardBaitSong: Courtesy again of Laura Shigihara, with "[[https://youtu.be/_F0-q1jeReY Wish My Life Away]]", which plays near the end of the game.


* [[ABoyAndHisX A Boy and His Bird]]

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* HiddenDepths: Eva is apparently extremely fond of jellyfish, much to Neil's confusion.


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* SuperOCD: PlayedForLaughs with Eva. When you explore Colin's house before you enter his mind, you can enter the bathroom in the lower floor to examine a toilet paper not being put at the right place. If you're controlling Eva, she will get irritated seeing it and immediately put it to the proper place. If you're controlling Neil, he will quip that Eva is going to like this and call her via his cellphone, where Eva impatiently tells him to put the toilet paper at the proper place.

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* GrassIsGreener: The aesop of this episode, as the ending shows [[spoiler: that part of why Colin was dissatisfied with his life was simply because he thought he ''could'' change it.]] Colin's case was resolved by [[spoiler: removing the existence of Sigmund Corp. from his memory, so that he wouldn't second-guess everything he'd done]]. The ending song all-but namedrops the trope.
-->''All the grass on the other side // is it only greener in my mind? // I'd still want it the same, because trading my yesterday // Is to wish my life away.''


A holiday-themed story named "[=SigCorp=]", the first of a series of "minisodes", was released in 2013, and details Neil and Eva's work life. The second commercial instalment in the series, named ''A Bird Story'', was released on the 7th November 2014 for $4.99. Taking place before Neil and Eva's time, the game is an hour-long interactive narrative [[NoDialogueEpisode without any dialogue whatsoever]], that focusses on a boy who will grow up to be their patient in the second episode of the series. The boy, who remains nameless in the story, comes from a FriendlessBackground, and lives mostly on his own, with his parents only leaving him notes on the door and fridge. One day, when walking home from school, he rescues a bird being chased by a badger, and begins to bond with it.

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A holiday-themed story named "[=SigCorp=]", the first of a series of "minisodes", was released in 2013, and details Neil and Eva's work life. The second commercial instalment in the series, named ''A Bird Story'', was released on the 7th November 2014 for $4.99. Taking place before Neil and Eva's time, the game is an hour-long interactive narrative [[NoDialogueEpisode without any dialogue whatsoever]], that focusses focuses on a boy who will grow up to be their patient in the second episode of the series. The boy, who remains nameless in the story, comes from a FriendlessBackground, and lives mostly on his own, with his parents only leaving him notes on the door and fridge. One day, when walking home from school, he rescues a bird being chased by a badger, and begins to bond with it.

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