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Fatz is now working on ''The End'', the fourth long story, which is actually a playable game. It features an adult Asriel[=/=]Frisk being attacked by Gaster.

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Fatz is now working on ''The End'', the fourth and final long story, which is actually a playable game. It features an adult Asriel[=/=]Frisk being attacked by Gaster.


* GrandFinale: ''The End'' serves as one to the fanfic. To get a scope of just how grand it is-- the main verse is a series of comics. The most ambitious project prior to ''The End'' was [[spoiler:the mockup battle between Frisk and Chara done in the style of the game]]. This project takes that, turns it UpToEleven, and allows you to ''play'' it.

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* GrandFinale: ''The End'' serves as one to the fanfic. To get a scope of just how grand it is-- the main verse is a series of comics. The most ambitious project prior to ''The End'' was [[spoiler:the mockup battle between Frisk Asriel and Chara done in the style of the game]]. This project takes that, turns it UpToEleven, and allows you to ''play'' it.



* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: [[spoiler:Chara shows that s/he has hundreds of Frisk souls from various genocide runs, and explains to Frisk that this is who Frisk really is. Furthermore, Asriel and Chara are shown in a flashback, where Chara laments being a human due to their terrible nature, while Asriel and the other monsters are essentially more human to him/her than any human ever could be.]]

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* HiddenEyes: [[spoiler:Chara throughout most of their battle.]]
* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: [[spoiler:Chara shows that s/he has they have hundreds of Frisk souls from various genocide runs, and explains tries to Frisk explain to Asriel that this is who Frisk really is. Furthermore, Asriel and Chara are shown in a flashback, where Chara laments being a human due to their terrible nature, while Asriel and the other monsters are essentially more human to him/her them than any human ever could be.]]


* SeriesHiatus: The King arc was put on hiatus so the author could go back and retool the first arc with a better story.
** It's more on the basis that the author ''lost most of the parts'' of the King arc due to their computer crashing.

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* IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight: {{Inverted}} in "The Mistake": Asriel/Frisk have to convince Sans that their arrangement was entirely voluntary, and Frisk[[spoiler:'s body]] did not die in vain. [[SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay They figure out a way to do that]].


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Early strips explicitly refer to Frisk with male pronouns, while later comics switch to the they/them dichotomy [[WordOfGod established by Toby Fox]]. Fatz later [[WordOfGod went on to explain]] that this was because the comic was inspired by a male Undertale player who reportedly kept playing the game over and over in an attempt to save Asriel, and as a result, Fatz projected his gender onto Frisk.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Early strips explicitly refer to Frisk with male pronouns, while later comics switch to the they/them dichotomy [[WordOfGod established by Toby Fox]].Fox]] (or at least {{Fanon}} depending on your sources). Fatz later [[WordOfGod went on to explain]] that this was because the comic was inspired by a male Undertale player who reportedly kept playing the game over and over in an attempt to save Asriel, and as a result, Fatz projected his gender onto Frisk.

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[[caption-width-right:250:The ArcSymbol for Asriel and Frisk's combined [=SOUL=]]]

->''And after countless tries...I knew there was only one way. I once thought it was something I couldn't bring myself to do... But... no matter how much you denied it. I could see your hand reaching out to mine, for every single moment we were together. You were always just out of reach.''\\
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''...but for this last time, I found the [=DETERMINATION=] to reach just a bit farther. And hold onto you, with everything I have. And after all we've been through. After all we've done together. I won't let go.''\\
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''I refuse to.''

'''Massive unmarked Undertale spoilers below. You have been warned.'''

''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' has gotten an enormous fanbase seemingly overnight. And with it, there have been many {{fanfic}}s created for it describing a myriad of AlternateUniverseFic ideas.

One of the strongest thus far is based on a Website/{{Tumblr}} page which tells a different story out of the True Pacifist Route: ''[[http://dreemurr-reborn.tumblr.com/ A Dreamer Reborn]]''

In ''A Dreamer Reborn'', Frisk decides to sacrifice himself by granting his [=SOUL=] to Asriel Dreemurr, the son of Asgore and Toriel, so he can keep his form and return to the surface with the rest of the monsters.

It's all told in short comics and stories (with, as for now, three long stories) that are separated in three Arcs.

The first Arc, ''Undertale'', starts with Frisk's sacrifice and tells how he and Asriel came back to the castle and joined back with the others. It's separated in two long stories:

The first long story, "The Choice", features one last battle between Asriel[=/=]Frisk and Chara, as the latter attempts to use Frisk's now-dead body to return to life himself. This story was written twice - first as a series of short comics, and later a {{Retcon}}ned version featuring an animated battle sequence.

The second long story, "The Mistake", features Asriel[=/=]Frisk drawn into a battle with Sans (who believes Asriel took Frisk's [=SOUL=] by force), and also having to confront their inner demons from playing the game for so long.

The second Arc, ''Overtale: Childhood'' tells how Asriel and the monsters adapt to their new life on the Surface.

This Arc features the third long story, "The King", where Gerson tells an old story of how Asriel's parents, Asgore and Toriel, met.

The third Arc, ''Overtale: Adulthood'' is like the second one, but with Asriel[=/=]Frisk as adults (or at least teenagers).

All stories are available in the [[http://dreemurr-reborn.tumblr.com/storyarchive Story Archive]]. Many fans have also created supporting content, including Website/YouTube videos providing voice acting to chapters, and fan art.

The story and art are by someone using the PenName "Fatz Geronimo".

Fatz is now working on ''The End'', the fourth long story, which is actually a playable game. It features an adult Asriel[=/=]Frisk being attacked by Gaster.

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!!Provides Examples Of:
* AchievementsInIgnorance: In one of the bonus "adult Asriel" comics, apparently, Papyrus has trained in jogging so much that ''not even the laws of physics'' can beat him at jogging. Case and point? He ends up running so fast he ''runs'' into the sky. Not fly, but ''run''.
* AFriendInNeed: In the end, Asriel realizes that [[spoiler:Chara needs help]], and starts doing things like assuring that it'll be okay, and giving their "enemy" a hug.
* AlasPoorVillain: Chara.
* AndIMustScream: This is implied to be what it was like for [[spoiler:Chara during all those genocide runs]].
* ArcSymbol: The combined [=SOUL=] of Frisk and Asriel, which is a red heart with a white heart within.
* ArtShift: During the remade version of "The Return", the comic format suddenly switches to a turn-based ''Undertale''-styled battle between [[spoiler:Asriel and Chara]].
* BecauseYouWereNiceToMe: [[spoiler:Chara reveals the entire reason that they attacked the surface with Asriel's body was because Toriel, Asgore, and Asriel were such great family, and Chara already hated humanity so much, that Chara came to the conclusion that killing humanity would be the best way to truly repay the monsters for their great kindness.]]
* {{Bishonen}}: Asgore had shades of this in "The King." Partially {{Justified}} since it takes place in the far past, when Asgore was a young adult.
** Apparently it runs in the family, since adult Asriel also a bit of this going on.
* BittersweetEnding: This seems to be the major reason this story even happened, Frisk was so bothered by not being able to save Asriel from his fate that he played the game over and over. Eventually, he decided he would subvert this ending altogether and came up with a new solution.
* ButThouMust: Played with. At one point, Asriel hands his homework to the teacher, who is actually fairly cute. Asriel seems to think so, and Frisk really seems to think so, as the only option Asriel is given is "Flirt" over and over.
* CantGetAwayWithNuthin: [[http://dreemurr-reborn.tumblr.com/post/141111959046/ In a tumblr question]], a user asked Asriel if he has found Sans sleeping in any other weird places (similar to how Sans simply fell out of his closet in an earlier comic and he had been sleeping). We are then shown Asriel trying to steal a cookie, only for Sans to come up behind him and ask what he's doing. Asriel tries to sneak a drink from Toriel's wine cabinet, and Sans is sleeping in the cabinet and catches him. Asriel is then in class and deciding whether to cheat or not, and he opens his desk to find Sans in it. Asriel then notes, in text, that Sans isn't always sleeping in these weird places.
* DiedInYourArmsTonight: Happens at the very end of the [[spoiler:Chara]] fight (both versions), as [[spoiler:Asriel hugs Chara in his final moments as they fade.]]
* DirectDemographic: It's very clear the webcomic is made for people who have (A), finished Undertale and (B), like Undertale enough to look for a webcomic on it.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Early strips explicitly refer to Frisk with male pronouns, while later comics switch to the they/them dichotomy [[WordOfGod established by Toby Fox]]. Fatz later [[WordOfGod went on to explain]] that this was because the comic was inspired by a male Undertale player who reportedly kept playing the game over and over in an attempt to save Asriel, and as a result, Fatz projected his gender onto Frisk.
* EvenTheGuysWantHim: Asgore, if Gerson and Frisk(?) are any indication. Inverted, as [[ButchLesbian Undyne]] also makes it clear that she finds him attractive.
* FaceDeathWithDignity: [[spoiler:Chara in the new version of "The Return." After the battle between him and Asriel, the two of them have a friendly heart-to-heart and Chara accepts his death calmly and with a smile.]]
* FacePalm: [[http://dreemurr-reborn.tumblr.com/post/142581638386/ One attempt later...]]
* FixFic: One of the most popular yet undertaken for ''Undertale''. However, it's better classified as a FanSequel, as it's revealed in "The Mistake" that Frisk went through the same quest over and over in order to find a way to save Asriel.
** The same goes for [[spoiler:Chara. Instead of the popular WMG that Chara was pretty much behind the whole KillEmAll intent of a Genocide run, the fic pretty much shows that they were brought back from the dead unwillingly, at the body of someone who was killing their old friends left and right against their wishes. Which gives a tone of PayEvilUntoEvil on the original's Genocide Ending.]]
* FourthWallMailSlot: Several comics are Asriel responding to tumblr questions.
* GoodIsNotNice: Frisk may still be his pacifist self, but he sure isn't above taking pot-shots at Asriel from time to time. [[http://dreemurr-reborn.tumblr.com/post/130104196846/yeah-sorry-im-just-not-a-fan-of-spiders-frisk Case in point]]:
--> '''Frisk''': ''You inform Asriel he is a total wuss.''
* GrandFinale: ''The End'' serves as one to the fanfic. To get a scope of just how grand it is-- the main verse is a series of comics. The most ambitious project prior to ''The End'' was [[spoiler:the mockup battle between Frisk and Chara done in the style of the game]]. This project takes that, turns it UpToEleven, and allows you to ''play'' it.
* HappilyEverAfter: The entire reason Frisk sacrificed himself for Asriel. Despite his sacrifice, Frisk still gets to live on in Asriel, [[spoiler:and Asriel gets to help Chara pass on]], not to mention Asriel gets reunited with his parents. All in all, Frisk gets everything he wants.
* HeelFaceTurn: Having learned from his mistakes in {{Videogame/Undertale}}, Asriel does not plan on making the same mistakes.
* HeIsAllGrownUp: The third story arc focuses on an older Asriel.
* HeroicSacrifice: The reason Asriel gets to live is because Frisk essentially gives up his life for Asriel to continue his own.
* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: [[spoiler:Chara shows that s/he has hundreds of Frisk souls from various genocide runs, and explains to Frisk that this is who Frisk really is. Furthermore, Asriel and Chara are shown in a flashback, where Chara laments being a human due to their terrible nature, while Asriel and the other monsters are essentially more human to him/her than any human ever could be.]]
* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: Much like ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'', each major story starts with a "The".
* IJustWantToHaveFriends: [[spoiler:Chara seems to not want to be a sadistic monster, and is so tired of killing people. A hug from Asriel finally lets Chara finally be at peace and stop.]]
* InterfaceScrew: Frisk defeated Chara by destroying the [=FIGHT=] option, disabling Chara's ability to take his [=SOUL=] and Asriel's body in combat, dooming Chara to die with Frisk's body.
** This is later {{Retconned}} in the new version of "The Return", although it still happens in a different way. [[spoiler:In the new version of "The Return," Chara continually attacks Asriel with a combination of the Genocide Frisk souls and his knife, knocking Asriel down to 1 HP. However, he cannot bring himself to land the final blow, and the moment he drops the knife is when the FIGHT option shatters of its own accord.]]
** [[spoiler:The self-destruction of the FIGHT option on the new version of "The Return" could also be an possible symbolic meaning of Chara losing the will to hurt.]]
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: During the battle in "The Return", [[spoiler:Chara]] starts using the souls of other versions of Frisk from "other timelines", each with their own different interpretations. It's implied that these souls [[spoiler: are the in-game [=SOULs=] of real-life players who went through the Genocide run and gave their [=SOUL=] to Chara]]. The only thing the souls have in common is that they're all [[spoiler:given to Chara at the end of their respective Genocide runs.]]
* MythologyGag: Sans uses part of his [[spoiler:pre-fight speech in the "Genocide" route]] when talking to Asriel in the Last Corridor during "The Mistake":
-->i never get the chance to, uh "take in" this place, if that makes sense. birds are singing. flowers are blooming. perfect weather for a picnic. but... kinda hard to enjoy a picnic when you find your best friend buried ''six feet under''. yeah, that'd put a ''damper'' on your plans, huh?
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: [[spoiler:Chara's "I can't."]]
* NeckSnap: A self-inflicted, PlayedForLaughs example has Asriel seeing if he can still rotate his head all the way. SmashCut to him [[AmusingInjuries sitting in the ER with a neck brace]].
* OverlyLongGag: {{Invoked}} when Frisk cooks the Instant Noodles to pause the battle with Sans, enabling him to help Asriel face his demons.
* PlayingATree: Flower, actually. Asriel doesn't take it well.
* PoisonousFriend: Chara.
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:At the very least, Chara knows Asriel didn't hate him/her in the end.]]
* RPGMechanicsVerse: No surprise since the series is based on an RPG, however the Chara boss fight is the greatest example.
* SeriesHiatus: The King arc was put on hiatus so the author could go back and retool the first arc with a better story.
** It's more on the basis that the author ''lost most of the parts'' of the King arc due to their computer crashing.
* SharingABody: Frisk and Asriel share the latter's body. Unlike Asriel's problems with Chara in {{Videogame/Undertale}}, Frisk and Asriel seem to get along very well together.
* ShownTheirWork: If the reader watches the Chara Boss Fight video and pays attention, they'll see each one of Chara's attacks prior to the Frisk hearts is him using every single obtainable weapon in the game.
* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay: Sans finally accepts Asriel's story of Frisk willingly giving him his [=SOUL=] when he gives him back his second secret codeword, [[spoiler:"[[PottyHumor I am the legendary fartmaster.]]"]] The only way for Frisk to know it is to have [[ShownTheirWork encountered Sans in the judgement hall at least three times]].
* SwordOverHead: An ([[AntiVillain anti]]) villainous example. Chara eventually [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=786bb0vGdJM has Asriel at their mercy]] -- he has barely a single hitpoint of health left, they're poised over him with a knife, he's helpless to stop them killing him... and then:
-->''"I... I... [[VillainousBSOD I can't]]."''
* TheAgeless: Frisk mentions that his parents are finally aging again now that he's alive, which is a clear sign of the author [[ShownTheirWork doing their homework]].
* TookALevelInKindness: It isn't certain if Asriel is getting this from Frisk or simply grew up, but either way, Asriel has taken a note from Frisk's playbook and defeats his opponent with a mixture of power and mercy, preferring to befriend rather than outright defeat.
* TooMuchInformation: Asriel is embarrassed by some parts of Gerson's story of Asgore and Toriel. Frisk doesn't help matters.
-->'''Gerson:''' Sorry kiddo. I can't help that yer dad is hot. Gotta tell it like it is.\\
'''Undyne:''' [[IfItsYouItsOkay He's got a point, Asriel.]]\\
'''Frisk:''' Yeah your dad ''IS'' hot.
* {{Troll}}: Frisk and Asriel love each other, but they're not above being this towards each other (''especially'' Frisk).
* YouAreNotAlone: [[spoiler:Asriel gives Chara a hug, and doesn't let Chara die alone.]]
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