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** [[spoiler:The climactic fight between Shade and Eris drew inspiration from the final duel between the Joker and Batman in ''[[Film/{{Batman}} Batman '89]].'' In both cases the main villain meets their end when, having the hero on the ropes, they get distracted and yanked to the ground hundreds of feet below.]]

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** [[spoiler:The climactic fight between Shade and Eris drew inspiration from the final duel between the Joker and Batman in ''[[Film/{{Batman}} ''[[Film/Batman1989 Batman '89]].'' In both cases the main villain meets their end when, having the hero on the ropes, they get distracted and yanked to the ground hundreds of feet below.]]



** Chapter 10 is another reference to ''[[Film/{{Batman}} Batman '89]].'' Specifically, the Joker's line about "there will be a hot time in the old town tonight".

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** Chapter 10 is another reference to ''[[Film/{{Batman}} ''[[Film/Batman1989 Batman '89]].'' Specifically, the Joker's line about "there will be a hot time in the old town tonight".


'''[[http://theanomaloustimeline.blogspot.com/ Blackburn]]''' is the first in a series of web novels created by a group of writers led by a user named "Joker". Set in [[TwentyMinutesInTheFuture 2030]], the book explores the genre of the superhero through a fresh lens that combines both {{deconstruction}} and {{reconstruction}}, [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids story-telling aimed]] [[RealityEnsues at adults]] and a ''lot'' of BlackComedy.

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'''[[http://theanomaloustimeline.''[[http://theanomaloustimeline.blogspot.com/ Blackburn]]''' Blackburn]]'' is the first in a series of web novels created by a group of writers led by a user named "Joker". Set in [[TwentyMinutesInTheFuture 2030]], the book explores the genre of the superhero through a fresh lens that combines both {{deconstruction}} and {{reconstruction}}, [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids story-telling aimed]] [[RealityEnsues at adults]] and a ''lot'' of BlackComedy.


** Chapter 15 is a famous line spoken by [[Characters/WatchmenRorschach Rorschach]] in {{Watchmen}}.

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** Chapter 15 is a famous line spoken by [[Characters/WatchmenRorschach Rorschach]] in {{Watchmen}}.''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''.

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* HandyRemoteControl: Eris carries one during the finale which [[spoiler:is the detonator to the bombs to destroy Blackburn.]]

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* BreakThemByTalking: Eris does this to everyone she can, including Jay. [[spoiler: It worked on Quinn.]]


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* ElaborateUndergroundBase: Both the Mavericks and Eris utilize one of these.

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* CrapsackWorld: Blackburn is absolutely crawling with thugs and gangbangers, has one of if not the highest murder rate in the country and at the start of the book even [[SuperTeam the Mavericks]] have been disbanded.


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* DawnOfAnEra: [[spoiler:Eris' riots]] are implied to be this, bringing Blackburn's status as a CrapsackWorld into the national spotlight and reviving the long gone mythos of superheroes and villains.


'''[[http://theanomaloustimeline.blogspot.com/]]''' is the first in a series of web novels created by a group of writers led by a user named "Joker". Set in [[TwentyMinutesInTheFuture 2030]], the book explores the genre of the superhero through a fresh lens that combines both {{deconstruction}} and {{reconstruction}}, [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids story-telling aimed]] [[RealityEnsues at adults]] and a ''lot'' of BlackComedy.

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'''[[http://theanomaloustimeline.blogspot.com/]]''' com/ Blackburn]]''' is the first in a series of web novels created by a group of writers led by a user named "Joker". Set in [[TwentyMinutesInTheFuture 2030]], the book explores the genre of the superhero through a fresh lens that combines both {{deconstruction}} and {{reconstruction}}, [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids story-telling aimed]] [[RealityEnsues at adults]] and a ''lot'' of BlackComedy.


'''[[http://theanomaloustimeline.blogspot.com/2016/08/introduction.html?view=sidebar Blackburn]]''' is the first in a series of web novels created by a group of writers led by a user named "Joker". Set in [[TwentyMinutesInTheFuture 2030]], the book explores the genre of the superhero through a fresh lens that combines both {{deconstruction}} and {{reconstruction}}, [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids story-telling aimed]] [[RealityEnsues at adults]] and a ''lot'' of BlackComedy.

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'''[[http://theanomaloustimeline.blogspot.com/2016/08/introduction.html?view=sidebar Blackburn]]''' com/]]''' is the first in a series of web novels created by a group of writers led by a user named "Joker". Set in [[TwentyMinutesInTheFuture 2030]], the book explores the genre of the superhero through a fresh lens that combines both {{deconstruction}} and {{reconstruction}}, [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids story-telling aimed]] [[RealityEnsues at adults]] and a ''lot'' of BlackComedy.

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* AllThereInTheManual: The book comes with a map of the world. This will factor in later in the series.
* AllYourBaseAreBelongToUs: Eris launches a deadly attack on the [[spoiler: BCPD headquarters.]]


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** Vaid plays [[spoiler:[[Film/TheWizardOfOz Ding Dong the Witch is Dead]]]] on his phone at the book's end.


** Chapter 15 is a famous line spoken by [[Characters/WatchmenRorschach Rorschach]] in [[ComicBook/Watchmen]].

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** Chapter 15 is a famous line spoken by [[Characters/WatchmenRorschach Rorschach]] in [[ComicBook/Watchmen]].{{Watchmen}}.


** Chapter 15 is a famous line spoken by [[Characters/WatchmenRorschach Rorschach]] in ComicBook/Watchmen.

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** Chapter 15 is a famous line spoken by [[Characters/WatchmenRorschach Rorschach]] in ComicBook/Watchmen.[[ComicBook/Watchmen]].


** [[spoiler:The climactic fight between Shade and Eris drew inspiration from the final duel between the Joker and Batman in ''Film/{{Batman}}.'' In both cases the main villain meets their end when, having the hero on the ropes, they get distracted and yanked to the ground hundreds of feet below.]]

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** [[spoiler:The climactic fight between Shade and Eris drew inspiration from the final duel between the Joker and Batman in ''Film/{{Batman}}.''[[Film/{{Batman}} Batman '89]].'' In both cases the main villain meets their end when, having the hero on the ropes, they get distracted and yanked to the ground hundreds of feet below.]]


** Chapter 10 is another reference to ''[[Film/Batman Batman '89]].'' Specifically, the Joker's line about "there will be a hot time in the old town tonight".

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** Chapter 10 is another reference to ''[[Film/Batman ''[[Film/{{Batman}} Batman '89]].'' Specifically, the Joker's line about "there will be a hot time in the old town tonight".


** Chapter 10 is another reference to ''Film/[[{{Batman}} Batman '89]].'' Specifically, the Joker's line about "there will be a hot time in the old town tonight".

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** Chapter 10 is another reference to ''Film/[[{{Batman}} ''[[Film/Batman Batman '89]].'' Specifically, the Joker's line about "there will be a hot time in the old town tonight".

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