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* AndThenJohnWasAZombie: [[spoiler: Jessie is possessed/merged/infected by the alien at the end of the story.]]

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* AndThenJohnWasAZombie: [[spoiler: Jessie is [[spoiler:Jessie is]] possessed/merged/infected by the [[spoiler:the alien at the end of the story.]]story]].



* CosmicHorrorStory: Although the alien's nature is more thoroughly explained that is usual for the genre, it's still a story where [[spoiler: an OmnicidalManiac space monster with BlueAndOrangeMorality [[DownerEnding wins]] at the end, and where the "heroine" is gradually corrupted and driven insane]].
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: The alien is freed and is using a now-corrupted Jessie as a host.]]

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* CosmicHorrorStory: Although the alien's nature is more thoroughly explained that is usual for the genre, it's still a story where [[spoiler: an [[spoiler:an OmnicidalManiac space monster with BlueAndOrangeMorality [[DownerEnding wins]] at the end, and where the "heroine" is gradually corrupted and driven insane]].
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The alien is freed and is using a a]] now-corrupted Jessie as [[spoiler:as a host.]]



--> '''Jessie''': I'm not afraid of you.
--> '''Alien''': You have much enthusiasm for mistakes.

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--> '''Jessie''': I'm not afraid of you.
-->
you.\\
'''Alien''': You have much enthusiasm for mistakes.



* OneWordTitle



* YouWillBeSpared: The alien promises to spare Jessie if she lets it out. [[spoiler: It keeps its word.]]

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* YouWillBeSpared: The alien promises to spare Jessie if she lets it out. [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It keeps its word.]]


* CosmicHorrorStory: Although the alien EldritchAbomination's nature is more thoroughly explained that is usual for the genre, it's still a story where [[spoiler: an OmnicidalManiac EldritchAbomination with BlueAndOrangeMorality [[DownerEnding wins]] at the end, and where the "heroine" is gradually corrupted and driven insane]].

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* CosmicHorrorStory: Although the alien EldritchAbomination's alien's nature is more thoroughly explained that is usual for the genre, it's still a story where [[spoiler: an OmnicidalManiac EldritchAbomination space monster with BlueAndOrangeMorality [[DownerEnding wins]] at the end, and where the "heroine" is gradually corrupted and driven insane]].



* EldritchAbomination: The alien that Jesse meets can best be described as a writhing, fungal stew with MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily and eyes [[spoiler: and BlueAndOrangeMorality that makes killing things as important to it as breathing is for us.]]


* NotWorthKilling: The lack of anyone who would morn for her is why [[spoiler:the alien let Jesse live.]]

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* NotWorthKilling: The lack of anyone who would morn mourn for her is why [[spoiler:the alien let Jesse live.]]


* BlobMonster
* BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: [[spoiler: Jesse unsuccessfully tries to blow up the Alien and is used as a host by it for her efforts.]]
* CameFromTheSky: The alien is stuck in a crater.

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* BlobMonster
BlobMonster: The alien, which is a giant blob of fungus, eyes, and mouths.
* BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: [[spoiler: Jesse unsuccessfully tries to blow up the Alien alien and is used as a host by it for her efforts.]]
* CameFromTheSky: The alien is stuck in a crater.crater from where it crash landed onto Earth.



-->'''Alien:''' For what I am they will keep me ''dying'' when your Sun squashes in on itself. ''And it will not be my torment even half done.'' [[LaughingMad HAHAHAHAHAHA]]

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-->'''Alien:''' For what I am they will keep me ''dying'' when your Sun squashes in on itself. ''And it will not be my torment even half done.'' [[LaughingMad HAHAHAHAHAHA]]'''[[LaughingMad HAHAHAHAHAHA]]'''



* FriendshipDenial

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* FriendshipDenialFriendshipDenial: Jesse corrects the alien whenever it starts to imply that she must've grown fond of it to some extent after all the time they've spent together.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: If Jessie had killed it while she had the chance, everyone probably would have been happier.
* NoBiochemicalBarriers: Jessie feeds the alien rabbits and dog food.
** However, it's unable to escape the crater because the environment around it is incompatible with its ability to create spores.
* NoNameGiven: The alien.
* NotSoDifferent:

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: If Jessie had killed it the alien while she had the chance, everyone probably would have been happier.
* NoBiochemicalBarriers: Jessie feeds the alien rabbits and dog food.
**
food. However, it's unable to escape the crater because the environment around it is incompatible with its ability to create spores.
* NoNameGiven: The alien.
alien is never named.
* NotSoDifferent:NotSoDifferent: The alien eventually concludes to its joy that Jesse is a kindred spirit to it after she reaffirms that she'll kill it.



* NotWorthKilling: The lack of anyone who would morn for her is why [[spoiler:the alien let Jesse live.]]
-->'''Alien:''' But I had long ago concluded that your death would have been the death of a star. So joyous! Much radiance. So pointless.



* SparingTheAces[=/=]NotWorthKilling: Something between these is why the alien let Jesse live.
-->'''Alien:''' But I had long ago concluded that your death would have been the death of a star. So joyous! Much radiance. So pointless.
* StarfishAliens

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* SparingTheAces[=/=]NotWorthKilling: Something between these is why ShoutOut: There are a number of references to ''Literature/HarryPotter'': Jesse can be seen reading ''Literature/OrderOfThePhoenix'' in several panels, she mentions what she thinks her wand would be made of, and she calls the alien let Jesse live.
-->'''Alien:''' But I had long ago concluded that your death would have been the death of
"space Voldemort" at one point.
* StarfishAliens: The alien is not remotely humanlike- if anything, it's
a star. So joyous! Much radiance. So pointless.
* StarfishAliens
giant sentient fungus with disturbingly random eyes and mouths sprinkled around.



* SuperiorSpecies: The alien seems to think so.

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* SuperiorSpecies: The alien seems to think so.so, deriding humans constantly as inferior to it for their weakness and foolishness.



* TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior: Jessie [[spoiler: kills a child abductor and throws his corpse to the alien.]]

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* TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior: Jessie Jessie, at eleven years old, [[spoiler: kills a child abductor and throws his corpse to the alien.]]


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* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: Jesse is visibly angry and discomforted when the alien stops insulting her and starts ''complimenting'' her on her ruthlessness.


* [[spoiler: BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: Jesse unsuccessfully tries to blow up the Alien and is used as a host by it for her efforts.]]

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* [[spoiler: BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: [[spoiler: Jesse unsuccessfully tries to blow up the Alien and is used as a host by it for her efforts.]]

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* CosmicHorrorStory: Although the alien EldritchAbomination's nature is more thoroughly explained that is usual for the genre, it's still a story where [[spoiler: an OmnicidalManiac EldritchAbomination with BlueAndOrangeMorality [[DownerEnding wins]] at the end, and where the "heroine" is gradually corrupted and driven insane]].
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: The alien is freed and is using a now-corrupted Jessie as a host.]]


* YouWillBeSpared: The alien promises to spare Jesse if she lets it out. [[spoiler: It keeps its word.]]

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* YouWillBeSpared: The alien promises to spare Jesse Jessie if she lets it out. [[spoiler: It keeps its word.]]


'''Apothecia''' is a short webcomic written by Taz Muir and illustrated by Shelby Cragg. An eleven-year-old girl named Jessie finds an intergalactic mass murderer trapped in the woods behind her house. It wants her to free it or kill it, but [[TakeAThirdOption she instead keeps it alive]] until it can be found by the extraterestrial authorities and punished for its crimes. In the end, she faces the consequences of that choice.

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'''Apothecia''' ''Apothecia'' is a short webcomic written by Taz Muir and illustrated by Shelby Cragg. An eleven-year-old girl named Jessie finds an intergalactic mass murderer trapped in the woods behind her house. It wants her to free it or kill it, but [[TakeAThirdOption she instead keeps it alive]] until it can be found by the extraterestrial authorities and punished for its crimes. In the end, she faces the consequences of that choice.


[[caption-width-right:350:A kid and a monster.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:A [[caption-width-right:350: A kid and a monster.]]


* EldritchAbomination: The alien that Jesse meats can best be described as a writhing, fungal stew with MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily and eyes and [[spoiler: BlueAndOrangeMorality that makes killing things as important to it as breathing is for us.]]

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* EldritchAbomination: The alien that Jesse meats meets can best be described as a writhing, fungal stew with MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily and eyes and [[spoiler: and BlueAndOrangeMorality that makes killing things as important to it as breathing is for us.]]


* [[spoiler: BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: Jesse unsuccessfully tries to blow up the Alien and is used as a host by it for her efforts.]]



* EldritchAbomination: The alien that Jesse meats can best be described as a writhing, fungal stew with MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily and eyes and [[spoiler: BlueAndOrangeMorality that makes killing things as important to it as breathing is for us.]]



* YouShouldHaveDiedInstead[=/=]Survivor'sGuilt: When the alien tries to gives her an implied death threat.

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* YouShouldHaveDiedInstead[=/=]Survivor'sGuilt: YouShouldHaveDiedInstead[=/=]SurvivorGuilt: When the alien tries to gives her an implied death threat.

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* ImpliedDeathThreat:
--> '''Jessie''': I'm not afraid of you.
--> '''Alien''': You have much enthusiasm for mistakes.


Added DiffLines:

* NoNameGiven: The alien.


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* YouShouldHaveDiedInstead[=/=]Survivor'sGuilt: When the alien tries to gives her an implied death threat.
--> '''Jessie''': Shut up! You should've died back in the woods. ''I'' should've died back in the woods.


'''Apothecia''' is a short webcomic written by Taz Muir and illustrated by Shelby Cragg. An eleven-year-old girl named Jessie finds an intergalactic mass murderer trapped in the woods behind her house. It wants her to free him or kill him, but [[TakeAThirdOption she instead keeps it alive]] until it can be found by the extraterestrial authorities and punished for its crimes. In the end, she faces the consequences of that choice.

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'''Apothecia''' is a short webcomic written by Taz Muir and illustrated by Shelby Cragg. An eleven-year-old girl named Jessie finds an intergalactic mass murderer trapped in the woods behind her house. It wants her to free him it or kill him, it, but [[TakeAThirdOption she instead keeps it alive]] until it can be found by the extraterestrial authorities and punished for its crimes. In the end, she faces the consequences of that choice.


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* HellishPupils: The alien's many eyes are yellow, some with cross-shaped pupils.


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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: If Jessie had killed it while she had the chance, everyone probably would have been happier.


'''Apothecia''' is a short webcomic written by Taz Muir and illustrated by Shelby Cragg. An eleven-year-old girl named Jessie finds an intergalactic mass murderer trapped in the woods behind her house. It wants her to free him or kill him, but [[TakeAThirdOption she instead keeps it alive]] until it can be found by the extraterestrial authorities and punished for its crimes. In the end, she faces the consequences of that choices.

The webcomic can be found [[http://apotheciacomic.tumblr.com/ on Tumblr]] and [[http://tapastic.com/series/APOTHECIA on Tapastic]]. It began on March 27, 2014 and ended November 21 of the same year.

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'''Apothecia''' is a short webcomic written by Taz Muir and illustrated by Shelby Cragg. An eleven-year-old girl named Jessie finds an intergalactic mass murderer trapped in the woods behind her house. It wants her to free him or kill him, but [[TakeAThirdOption she instead keeps it alive]] until it can be found by the extraterestrial authorities and punished for its crimes. In the end, she faces the consequences of that choices.

choice.

The webcomic can be found [[http://apotheciacomic.tumblr.com/ com/page/90 on Tumblr]] and [[http://tapastic.com/series/APOTHECIA on Tapastic]]. It began on March 27, 2014 and ended November 21 of the same year.


An eleven-year-old girl finds an intergalactic mass murderer in the woods behind her house. It wants her to free him or kill him, but [[TakeAThirdOption she instead keeps it alive by feeding it rabbits and dog food.]]

Nineteen years later, she faces the consequences of that choice.

The webcomic can be found [[http://apotheciacomic.tumblr.com/ on Tumblr]] and [[http://tapastic.com/series/APOTHECIA on Tapastic]]. It updates Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

!This comic provides examples of:

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'''Apothecia''' is a short webcomic written by Taz Muir and illustrated by Shelby Cragg. An eleven-year-old girl named Jessie finds an intergalactic mass murderer trapped in the woods behind her house. It wants her to free him or kill him, but [[TakeAThirdOption she instead keeps it alive alive]] until it can be found by feeding it rabbits the extraterestrial authorities and dog food.]]

Nineteen years later,
punished for its crimes. In the end, she faces the consequences of that choice.

choices.

The webcomic can be found [[http://apotheciacomic.tumblr.com/ on Tumblr]] and [[http://tapastic.com/series/APOTHECIA on Tapastic]]. It updates Mondays, Wednesdays, began on March 27, 2014 and Fridays.

!This
ended November 21 of the same year.

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!!This
comic provides examples of:



* AndThenJohnWasAZombie: [[spoiler: Jessie is possessed/merged/infected by the alien at the end of the story.]]



-->'''Jesse:''' Why do I have to pull the trigger?
-->'''Alien:''' [[IronicEcho Because you don't go back on promises!]]
-->'''Jesse:''' I was just a kid. You were a monster in a hole.
-->'''Alien:''' And now I am a monster in a tank. And you are still so very young.
-->'''Jesse:''' Kids don't know about death. They don't know what it means.

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-->'''Jesse:''' Why do I have to pull the trigger?
-->'''Alien:'''
trigger?\\
'''Alien:'''
[[IronicEcho Because you don't go back on promises!]]
-->'''Jesse:'''
promises!]]\\
'''Jesse:'''
I was just a kid. You were a monster in a hole.
-->'''Alien:'''
hole.\\
'''Alien:'''
And now I am a monster in a tank. And you are still so very young.
-->'''Jesse:'''
young.\\
'''Jesse:'''
Kids don't know about death. They don't know what it means.



** InherentlyFunnyWords: Naturally, some of the insults are inexplicably hilarious.



* IDidWhatIHadToDo: Jesse's explaination for why she [[spoiler: killed a man and will kill the alien.]]

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* IDidWhatIHadToDo: Jesse's explaination explanation for why she [[spoiler: killed a man the kidnapper and will kill the alien.]]



* SerialKiller

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* SerialKillerSerialKiller: The alien claims that killing and causing suffering is in its nature, just as walking is in Jessie's.



* YouWillBeSpared: The alien promises to spare Jesse if she lets it out. [[spoiler: It keeps its word.]]

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* YouWillBeSpared: The alien promises to spare Jesse if she lets it out. [[spoiler: It keeps its word.]]]]
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