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* BiTheWay: Rabbit is openly bisexual. At one point, we see him with both a [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Cosplay-Close-Up-The-Devil-You-Know-377695596 guy and girl]] on his arm. He flirts with both Jordan and Tyr.


''Skins'' was a prototype comic and has ended, but the series was continued as ''Webcomic/SmokeFurAndStone''. The comic has also been removed from DeviantART, and any links here no longer work.

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''Skins'' was a prototype comic and has ended, but the series was continued as ''Webcomic/SmokeFurAndStone''. The comic has also been removed from DeviantART, Website/DeviantArt, and any links here no longer work.


''Skins'' was a prototype comic and has ended, but the series was continued as ''Webcomic/SmokeFurAndStone''.

to:

''Skins'' was a prototype comic and has ended, but the series was continued as ''Webcomic/SmokeFurAndStone''.
''Webcomic/SmokeFurAndStone''. The comic has also been removed from DeviantART, and any links here no longer work.


* AmbiguousGender: The Director.



* PrettyBoy: Rabbit. Slender, tall and leanly muscled, he has no body or facial hair and his features are quite feminine.



* RatedMForManly: Let’s see? TallDarkAndHandsome - yep! CarpetOfVirility - yep! HeroicBuild - and how! Vinnie fits this trope perfectly. In fact so does Tyr (apart from the CarpetOfVirility. WordOfGod says Tyr shaves his body hair) and just about every other male Skin.


One by one humans exposed to these plague carriers lose their humanity. Only the supernatural races who [[FantasticRacism live on society’s edge]] remain immune. The [[ExtranormalInstitute Coven]], a privately funded agency, recruits both Oldbloods and humans to fight these plagues and those behind them. The webcomic (and its lighter companion comic strip Under My Skin) focus primarily on [[PowerTrio an elite Coven team made up of the three main characters]]

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One by one humans exposed to these plague carriers lose their humanity. Only the supernatural races who [[FantasticRacism live on society’s edge]] remain immune. The [[ExtranormalInstitute Coven]], a privately funded agency, recruits both Oldbloods and humans to fight these plagues and those behind them. The webcomic (and its lighter companion comic strip Under ''Under My Skin) Skin'') focus primarily on [[PowerTrio an elite Coven team made up of the three main characters]]
characters]].


-->-- '''The Director''

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-->-- '''The Director''
-->--'''The Director'' '


* {{Badass}}: Vinnie. He rips open another monster's throat in a flashback scene during a [[spoiler: prison fight]] and he's not much more than a teenager at the time. The first time we see him in the main story arc, he's hunting another werewolf soldier and in the next scene, he's shown holding the other soldier's severed head. ''Implying he tore it off with his bare hands!''


->"''This plague is one of the reasons this agency exists. Oldbloods and humans fighting it side-by-side. Makes a nice change from us fighting each other, I suppose.''"

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->"''This ->''"This plague is one of the reasons this agency exists. Oldbloods and humans fighting it side-by-side. Makes a nice change from us fighting each other, I suppose.''""''


-->--'''The Director''

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-->--'''The -->-- '''The Director''


''Skins'' was a prototype comic and has ended, but the series was continued as ''Webcomic/SmokeFurAndStone''.

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A now-defunct webcomic by [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/ LJ-Phillips]] that was the prototype for the webcomic [[http://smokefurandstone.thecomicseries.com/ Smoke,Fur And Stone]] For more details on characters and plot, see the [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Webcomic/SmokeFurAndStone/ Smoke,Fur And Stone page on TV Tropes]]

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A now-defunct webcomic by ->"''This plague is one of the reasons this agency exists. Oldbloods and humans fighting it side-by-side. Makes a nice change from us fighting each other, I suppose.''"
-->--'''The Director''

In a world of
[[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/ LJ-Phillips]] that was Skins]] where vampires and shape-shifters exist beside humans, an occult arms struggle has began. Young children with no names and no past are infected with supernatural plagues and sent into populated areas by occult terrorists.

One by one humans exposed to these plague carriers lose their humanity. Only
the prototype for the supernatural races who [[FantasticRacism live on society’s edge]] remain immune. The [[ExtranormalInstitute Coven]], a privately funded agency, recruits both Oldbloods and humans to fight these plagues and those behind them. The webcomic [[http://smokefurandstone.thecomicseries.com/ Smoke,Fur And Stone]] For (and its lighter companion comic strip Under My Skin) focus primarily on [[PowerTrio an elite Coven team made up of the three main characters]]

* Captain Jordan Lee, the [[PsychicPowers psychic]] leader and backbone of the trio.
* Vinegar ("Call me Vinnie") Tom, a feral [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Skin]] and Jordan's lover.
* Rabbit, a [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Smoke]] whose angelic appearance hides his highly dangerous abilities.

!! Skins contains examples of:

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* TheAce: Tyr. He’s good-looking, intelligent and he’s the Director’s second-in-command, effortlessly running the Coven base.
* ActionGirl: Jordan. She leads the three-man team, she’s excels at unarmed combat and she seems to mostly wear combats and military gear. She even cosplays as [[spoiler:Commander Shepard]] when they go to a costume party.
* AmbiguouslyBi: Tyr. He’s in love with Jordan but he takes it very well when Rabbit flirts with him and seems a little too enthusiastic when it comes to arresting a nude Rabbit for being drunk and disorderly (not to mention naked.)
* AmbiguousGender: The Director.
* AllAmazonsWantHercules: Jordan is the leader of the team and a powerful psychic yet the man she chooses to be with is the loyal but somewhat unstable team power-house Vinnie
* BackStory: Vinnie and Rabbit were recruited from [[spoiler:prison]] by Jordan when they were all still teenagers.
* {{Badass}}: Vinnie. He rips open another monster's throat in a flashback scene during a [[spoiler: prison fight]] and he's not much
more details on characters than a teenager at the time. The first time we see him in the main story arc, he's hunting another werewolf soldier and plot, in the next scene, he's shown holding the other soldier's severed head. ''Implying he tore it off with his bare hands!''
* BadassBeard: [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Vinegar-Tom-340715645 Vinnie]] - his beard and CarpetOfVirility enforce his role as the team's ''Badass''
* BerserkButton: Never ever make sexual remarks about Jordan in front of Vinnie or Tyr. Vinnie put Rabbit in choke-hold when he hit on Jordan and Tyr broke a disrespectful recruit’s nose
* BiTheWay: Rabbit is openly bisexual. At one point, we
see him with both a [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Cosplay-Close-Up-The-Devil-You-Know-377695596 guy and girl]] on his arm. He flirts with both Jordan and Tyr.
* BodyHorror: Where to begin? The comic opens with a young girl bleeding from
the [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Webcomic/SmokeFurAndStone/ Smoke,Fur And Stone page eyes. Later the Director shows Jordan a photograph of infected that looks like a mutated fetus with sharp teeth. The infected Sheriff’s face looks like it’s growing a deformed tumor. Generally, horror in Skins means people get very ugly verrrrry quickly.
* BoyishShortHair: [[ActionGirl Jordan]] has short dark hair. Coupled with her toned build and pretty yet somewhat androgynous features, she looks a bit like a {{Bifauxnen}}.
* CantActPervertedTowardALoveInterest: Rabbit is generally very sexual, hitting
on TV Tropes]]
Jordan and implied to enjoy threesomes with girls and guys. However, when he’s around Tyr, he’s very shy and acts almost innocent. Awwwww-
* CockFight: Tyr and Vinnie over Jordan. Tyr’s been in love with Jordan for years, only to lose her to Vinnie.
* CrapsackWorld: First the world was wrecked by a decade of occult warfare between Oldbloods and human. Once the war ended, occult technology from the war fell into the hands of bad guys and the plagues started.
* DarkIsNotEvil: The Coven is largely staffed by Skins, Smokes and creatures that go bump in the night but they’re the one’s working to make the world a better place.
* FantasticRacism: Jordan is Eurasian but that nobody seems to care. The real racial tension is between humans and Oldbloods.
* HealingFactor: When Vinnie's fighting another monster in [[spoiler: jail]] during a flashback scene, he has a broken nose, black eye and his arm so badly broken that the bone is protruding from the skin. But after he [[spoiler:shifts to werewolf form and back again]] he appears all healed up and actually looks quite handsome.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Vinnie and Jordan. He’s about 7 ft tall and she barely reaches his chest. How they have sex is anyone’s guess.
* HomoeroticDream: Rabbit has a very explicit homoerotic [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Under-My-Skin-Interlude-5-Sweet-Dreams-381705442 bondage dream]] about Tyr, one of the male werewolf soldiers. So explicit that when Rabbit meets Tyr in the elevator the next day, he can't look him in the eye. This is made [[PlayedForLaughs even funnier ]]when Tyr asks if Rabbit slept well the night before and Rabbit blurts out that he didn't sleep, never mind dream and he certainly didn't dream anything about Tyr!!
* HomoeroticSubtext: Big-time between Vinnie and Rabbit. They argue LikeAnOldMarriedCouple and Rabbit often bites Vinnie when sparring. Considering Rabbit is a Smoke who find blood an aphrodisiac, that in itself is suggestive. In a flashback scene, after a teenage Vinnie wins a fight [[spoiler: by ripping out his opponent's throat,]] he shoots a hot glance over his shoulder at Rabbit to see if he’s watching. They were also [[spoiler: prison cellmates]] and everyone know how that works-

* IslandBase: The Coven base is on an island
* MistakenForCheating: Jordan walks in on what seems to be Vinnie making out with another woman. [[spoiler:It later turned out she spontaneously kissed him and only because she thought he was dead and was delighted to see him alive]] but Jordan was so mad she bashed Vinnie over the head with a whiskey bottle.
* OddFriendship: Rabbit is a PrettyBoy vampire who treats life like a [[ManChild candystore]] and Vinnie is a [[RatedMForManly hulking]] monosyllabic werewolf soldier who views it more as a barfight.
** Hell, even Jordan and Rabbit fit this trope. She's a driven [[TheAce workaholic psychic commander]] and Rabbit is...Rabbit. Yet they're best friends and [[spoiler: possibly also lovers.]]
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: In the comic, they’re called Skins and they look less like wolves and more like an mixture of different animals. Vinnie’s were-form has a mane and teeth like a sabretooth tiger. They also seem to change shape at will, not according to the moon. Silver does kill them though.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Rabbit is a Smoke and unlike traditional vampires, he can walk in sunlight and he feeds on the breath of the dying, not blood. Blood is just an aphrodisiac to Smokes - they drink it during sex. Smokes can also turn to smoke (duh!)
* PowerTrio: Jordan, Rabbit and Vinnie.
* PrettyBoy: Rabbit. Slender, tall and leanly muscled, he has no body or facial hair and his features are quite feminine.
* RagingStiffie: Implied. Rabbit meets Tyr in the elevator after having had an intense HomoeroticDream about him the night before. In the last panel of the strip, he looks away blushing, hands cupped over his groin.
* RatedMForManly: Let’s see? TallDarkAndHandsome - yep! CarpetOfVirility - yep! HeroicBuild - and how! Vinnie fits this trope perfectly. In fact so does Tyr (apart from the CarpetOfVirility. WordOfGod says Tyr shaves his body hair) and just about every other male Skin.
* SexIsViolence: Rabbit. He seems to take almost sexual pleasure in combat, even when losing.
* SmokingIsCool: Jordan is shown almost always smoking. She casually lights up in the Director's office (possibly as a sign of contempt when her boss questions one of Jordan's military decisions) and ignores a Non-smoking sign in a hospital ward and [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Skins-Page-11-377640676 continues smoking around a comatose Vinnie]]. To be fair, he is a werewolf so presumably it takes a little bit more than mere cigarette smoke to harm him.
* ThreesomeSubtext: Jordan, Vinnie and Rabbit. The three of them are shown to be very close - when Rabbit walks in on Jordan and Vinnie getting freaky, it’s portrayed to be a usual occurrence. Vinnie is quick to correct a [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Under-My-Skin-7-Just-Good-Friends-380593841 bartender who assumes they're in a three-way relationship.]] Unfortunately, at the moment, Jordan bursts into the bar telling Vinnie and Rabbit to come home because she's not waiting up for them.
* YaoiFangirl: Jordan. In [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/An-Honest-Misunderstanding-362036180 flashback scene]] she walks in on what appears to be Vinnie and Rabbit about to make out and she tells them to ignore her interruption and keeps going. (They were actually arguing - she just walked in at just the wrong moment.)


A now-defunct webcomic by [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/ LJ-Phillips]] that was the prototype for the webcomic [[http://smokefurandstone.thecomicseries.com/ Smoke,Fur And Stone]] For more details on characters and plot, see the [[http://smokefurandstone.thecomicseries.com/ Smoke,Fur And Stone page]]

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A now-defunct webcomic by [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/ LJ-Phillips]] that was the prototype for the webcomic [[http://smokefurandstone.thecomicseries.com/ Smoke,Fur And Stone]] For more details on characters and plot, see the [[http://smokefurandstone.thecomicseries.com/ [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Webcomic/SmokeFurAndStone/ Smoke,Fur And Stone page]]
page on TV Tropes]]


A prototype now-defunct webcomic by [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/ LJ-Phillips]] that gradually developed into [[http://smokefurandstone.thecomicseries.com/ Smoke,Fur And Stone]]

to:

A prototype now-defunct webcomic by [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/ LJ-Phillips]] that gradually developed into was the prototype for the webcomic [[http://smokefurandstone.thecomicseries.com/ Smoke,Fur And Stone]]
Stone]] For more details on characters and plot, see the [[http://smokefurandstone.thecomicseries.com/ Smoke,Fur And Stone page]]


->"''This plague is one of the reasons this agency exists. Oldbloods and humans fighting it side-by-side. Makes a nice change from us fighting each other, I suppose.''"
-->--'''The Director''

In a world of [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/ Skins]] where vampires and shape-shifters exist beside humans, an occult arms struggle has began. Young children with no names and no past are infected with supernatural plagues and sent into populated areas by occult terrorists.

One by one humans exposed to these plague carriers lose their humanity. Only the supernatural races who [[FantasticRacism live on society’s edge]] remain immune. The [[ExtranormalInstitute Coven]], a privately funded agency, recruits both Oldbloods and humans to fight these plagues and those behind them. The webcomic (and its lighter companion comic strip Under My Skin) focus primarily on [[PowerTrio an elite Coven team made up of the three main characters]]

* Captain Jordan Lee, the [[PsychicPowers psychic]] leader and backbone of the trio.
* Vinegar ("Call me Vinnie") Tom, a feral [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Skin]] and Jordan's lover.
* Rabbit, a [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Smoke]] whose angelic appearance hides his highly dangerous abilities.

!! Skins contains examples of:

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* TheAce: Tyr. He’s good-looking, intelligent and he’s the Director’s second-in-command, effortlessly running the Coven base.
* ActionGirl: Jordan. She leads the three-man team, she’s excels at unarmed combat and she seems to mostly wear combats and military gear. She even cosplays as [[spoiler:Commander Shepard]] when they go to a costume party.
* AmbiguouslyBi: Tyr. He’s in love with Jordan but he takes it very well when Rabbit flirts with him and seems a little too enthusiastic when it comes to arresting a nude Rabbit for being drunk and disorderly (not to mention naked.)
* AmbiguousGender: The Director.
* AllAmazonsWantHercules: Jordan is the leader of the team and a powerful psychic yet the man she chooses to be with is the loyal but somewhat unstable team power-house Vinnie
* BackStory: Vinnie and Rabbit were recruited from [[spoiler:prison]] by Jordan when they were all still teenagers.
* {{Badass}}: Vinnie. He rips open another monster's throat in a flashback scene during a [[spoiler: prison fight]] and he's not much more than a teenager at the time. The first time we see him in the main story arc, he's hunting another werewolf soldier and in the next scene, he's shown holding the other soldier's severed head. ''Implying he tore it off with his bare hands!''
* BadassBeard: [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Vinegar-Tom-340715645 Vinnie]] - his beard and CarpetOfVirility enforce his role as the team's ''Badass''
* BerserkButton: Never ever make sexual remarks about Jordan in front of Vinnie or Tyr. Vinnie put Rabbit in choke-hold when he hit on Jordan and Tyr broke a disrespectful recruit’s nose
* BiTheWay: Rabbit is openly bisexual. At one point, we see him with both a [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Cosplay-Close-Up-The-Devil-You-Know-377695596 guy and girl]] on his arm. He flirts with both Jordan and Tyr.
* BodyHorror: Where to begin? The comic opens with a young girl bleeding from the eyes. Later the Director shows Jordan a photograph of infected that looks like a mutated fetus with sharp teeth. The infected Sheriff’s face looks like it’s growing a deformed tumor. Generally, horror in Skins means people get very ugly verrrrry quickly.
* BoyishShortHair: [[ActionGirl Jordan]] has short dark hair. Coupled with her toned build and pretty yet somewhat androgynous features, she looks a bit like a {{Bifauxnen}}.
* CantActPervertedTowardALoveInterest: Rabbit is generally very sexual, hitting on Jordan and implied to enjoy threesomes with girls and guys. However, when he’s around Tyr, he’s very shy and acts almost innocent. Awwwww-
* CockFight: Tyr and Vinnie over Jordan. Tyr’s been in love with Jordan for years, only to lose her to Vinnie.
* CrapsackWorld: First the world was wrecked by a decade of occult warfare between Oldbloods and human. Once the war ended, occult technology from the war fell into the hands of bad guys and the plagues started.
* DarkIsNotEvil: The Coven is largely staffed by Skins, Smokes and creatures that go bump in the night but they’re the one’s working to make the world a better place.
* FantasticRacism: Jordan is Eurasian but that nobody seems to care. The real racial tension is between humans and Oldbloods.
* HealingFactor: When Vinnie's fighting another monster in [[spoiler: jail]] during a flashback scene, he has a broken nose, black eye and his arm so badly broken that the bone is protruding from the skin. But after he [[spoiler:shifts to werewolf form and back again]] he appears all healed up and actually looks quite handsome.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Vinnie and Jordan. He’s about 7 ft tall and she barely reaches his chest. How they have sex is anyone’s guess.
* HomoeroticDream: Rabbit has a very explicit homoerotic [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Under-My-Skin-Interlude-5-Sweet-Dreams-381705442 bondage dream]] about Tyr, one of the male werewolf soldiers. So explicit that when Rabbit meets Tyr in the elevator the next day, he can't look him in the eye. This is made [[PlayedForLaughs even funnier ]]when Tyr asks if Rabbit slept well the night before and Rabbit blurts out that he didn't sleep, never mind dream and he certainly didn't dream anything about Tyr!!
* HomoeroticSubtext: Big-time between Vinnie and Rabbit. They argue LikeAnOldMarriedCouple and Rabbit often bites Vinnie when sparring. Considering Rabbit is a Smoke who find blood an aphrodisiac, that in itself is suggestive. In a flashback scene, after a teenage Vinnie wins a fight [[spoiler: by ripping out his opponent's throat,]] he shoots a hot glance over his shoulder at Rabbit to see if he’s watching. They were also [[spoiler: prison cellmates]] and everyone know how that works-

* IslandBase: The Coven base is on an island
* MistakenForCheating: Jordan walks in on what seems to be Vinnie making out with another woman. [[spoiler:It later turned out she spontaneously kissed him and only because she thought he was dead and was delighted to see him alive]] but Jordan was so mad she bashed Vinnie over the head with a whiskey bottle.
* OddFriendship: Rabbit is a PrettyBoy vampire who treats life like a [[ManChild candystore]] and Vinnie is a [[RatedMForManly hulking]] monosyllabic werewolf soldier who views it more as a barfight.
** Hell, even Jordan and Rabbit fit this trope. She's a driven [[TheAce workaholic psychic commander]] and Rabbit is...Rabbit. Yet they're best friends and [[spoiler: possibly also lovers.]]
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: In the comic, they’re called Skins and they look less like wolves and more like an mixture of different animals. Vinnie’s were-form has a mane and teeth like a sabretooth tiger. They also seem to change shape at will, not according to the moon. Silver does kill them though.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Rabbit is a Smoke and unlike traditional vampires, he can walk in sunlight and he feeds on the breath of the dying, not blood. Blood is just an aphrodisiac to Smokes - they drink it during sex. Smokes can also turn to smoke (duh!)
* PowerTrio: Jordan, Rabbit and Vinnie.
* PrettyBoy: Rabbit. Slender, tall and leanly muscled, he has no body or facial hair and his features are quite feminine.
* RagingStiffie: Implied. Rabbit meets Tyr in the elevator after having had an intense HomoeroticDream about him the night before. In the last panel of the strip, he looks away blushing, hands cupped over his groin.
* RatedMForManly: Let’s see? TallDarkAndHandsome - yep! CarpetOfVirility - yep! HeroicBuild - and how! Vinnie fits this trope perfectly. In fact so does Tyr (apart from the CarpetOfVirility. WordOfGod says Tyr shaves his body hair) and just about every other male Skin.
* SexIsViolence: Rabbit. He seems to take almost sexual pleasure in combat, even when losing.
* SmokingIsCool: Jordan is shown almost always smoking. She casually lights up in the Director's office (possibly as a sign of contempt when her boss questions one of Jordan's military decisions) and ignores a Non-smoking sign in a hospital ward and [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Skins-Page-11-377640676 continues smoking around a comatose Vinnie]]. To be fair, he is a werewolf so presumably it takes a little bit more than mere cigarette smoke to harm him.
* ThreesomeSubtext: Jordan, Vinnie and Rabbit. The three of them are shown to be very close - when Rabbit walks in on Jordan and Vinnie getting freaky, it’s portrayed to be a usual occurrence. Vinnie is quick to correct a [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Under-My-Skin-7-Just-Good-Friends-380593841 bartender who assumes they're in a three-way relationship.]] Unfortunately, at the moment, Jordan bursts into the bar telling Vinnie and Rabbit to come home because she's not waiting up for them.
* YaoiFangirl: Jordan. In [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/An-Honest-Misunderstanding-362036180 flashback scene]] she walks in on what appears to be Vinnie and Rabbit about to make out and she tells them to ignore her interruption and keeps going. (They were actually arguing - she just walked in at just the wrong moment.)

to:

->"''This plague is one of the reasons this agency exists. Oldbloods and humans fighting it side-by-side. Makes a nice change from us fighting each other, I suppose.''"
-->--'''The Director''

In a world of
A prototype now-defunct webcomic by [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/ Skins]] where vampires and shape-shifters exist beside humans, an occult arms struggle has began. Young children with no names and no past are infected with supernatural plagues and sent LJ-Phillips]] that gradually developed into populated areas by occult terrorists.

One by one humans exposed to these plague carriers lose their humanity. Only the supernatural races who [[FantasticRacism live on society’s edge]] remain immune. The [[ExtranormalInstitute Coven]], a privately funded agency, recruits both Oldbloods and humans to fight these plagues and those behind them. The webcomic (and its lighter companion comic strip Under My Skin) focus primarily on [[PowerTrio an elite Coven team made up of the three main characters]]

* Captain Jordan Lee, the [[PsychicPowers psychic]] leader and backbone of the trio.
* Vinegar ("Call me Vinnie") Tom, a feral [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Skin]] and Jordan's lover.
* Rabbit, a [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Smoke]] whose angelic appearance hides his highly dangerous abilities.

!! Skins contains examples of:

-------

* TheAce: Tyr. He’s good-looking, intelligent and he’s the Director’s second-in-command, effortlessly running the Coven base.
* ActionGirl: Jordan. She leads the three-man team, she’s excels at unarmed combat and she seems to mostly wear combats and military gear. She even cosplays as [[spoiler:Commander Shepard]] when they go to a costume party.
* AmbiguouslyBi: Tyr. He’s in love with Jordan but he takes it very well when Rabbit flirts with him and seems a little too enthusiastic when it comes to arresting a nude Rabbit for being drunk and disorderly (not to mention naked.)
* AmbiguousGender: The Director.
* AllAmazonsWantHercules: Jordan is the leader of the team and a powerful psychic yet the man she chooses to be with is the loyal but somewhat unstable team power-house Vinnie
* BackStory: Vinnie and Rabbit were recruited from [[spoiler:prison]] by Jordan when they were all still teenagers.
* {{Badass}}: Vinnie. He rips open another monster's throat in a flashback scene during a [[spoiler: prison fight]] and he's not much more than a teenager at the time. The first time we see him in the main story arc, he's hunting another werewolf soldier and in the next scene, he's shown holding the other soldier's severed head. ''Implying he tore it off with his bare hands!''
* BadassBeard: [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Vinegar-Tom-340715645 Vinnie]] - his beard and CarpetOfVirility enforce his role as the team's ''Badass''
* BerserkButton: Never ever make sexual remarks about Jordan in front of Vinnie or Tyr. Vinnie put Rabbit in choke-hold when he hit on Jordan and Tyr broke a disrespectful recruit’s nose
* BiTheWay: Rabbit is openly bisexual. At one point, we see him with both a [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Cosplay-Close-Up-The-Devil-You-Know-377695596 guy and girl]] on his arm. He flirts with both Jordan and Tyr.
* BodyHorror: Where to begin? The comic opens with a young girl bleeding from the eyes. Later the Director shows Jordan a photograph of infected that looks like a mutated fetus with sharp teeth. The infected Sheriff’s face looks like it’s growing a deformed tumor. Generally, horror in Skins means people get very ugly verrrrry quickly.
* BoyishShortHair: [[ActionGirl Jordan]] has short dark hair. Coupled with her toned build and pretty yet somewhat androgynous features, she looks a bit like a {{Bifauxnen}}.
* CantActPervertedTowardALoveInterest: Rabbit is generally very sexual, hitting on Jordan and implied to enjoy threesomes with girls and guys. However, when he’s around Tyr, he’s very shy and acts almost innocent. Awwwww-
* CockFight: Tyr and Vinnie over Jordan. Tyr’s been in love with Jordan for years, only to lose her to Vinnie.
* CrapsackWorld: First the world was wrecked by a decade of occult warfare between Oldbloods and human. Once the war ended, occult technology from the war fell into the hands of bad guys and the plagues started.
* DarkIsNotEvil: The Coven is largely staffed by Skins, Smokes and creatures that go bump in the night but they’re the one’s working to make the world a better place.
* FantasticRacism: Jordan is Eurasian but that nobody seems to care. The real racial tension is between humans and Oldbloods.
* HealingFactor: When Vinnie's fighting another monster in [[spoiler: jail]] during a flashback scene, he has a broken nose, black eye and his arm so badly broken that the bone is protruding from the skin. But after he [[spoiler:shifts to werewolf form and back again]] he appears all healed up and actually looks quite handsome.
* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Vinnie and Jordan. He’s about 7 ft tall and she barely reaches his chest. How they have sex is anyone’s guess.
* HomoeroticDream: Rabbit has a very explicit homoerotic [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Under-My-Skin-Interlude-5-Sweet-Dreams-381705442 bondage dream]] about Tyr, one of the male werewolf soldiers. So explicit that when Rabbit meets Tyr in the elevator the next day, he can't look him in the eye. This is made [[PlayedForLaughs even funnier ]]when Tyr asks if Rabbit slept well the night before and Rabbit blurts out that he didn't sleep, never mind dream and he certainly didn't dream anything about Tyr!!
* HomoeroticSubtext: Big-time between Vinnie and Rabbit. They argue LikeAnOldMarriedCouple and Rabbit often bites Vinnie when sparring. Considering Rabbit is a Smoke who find blood an aphrodisiac, that in itself is suggestive. In a flashback scene, after a teenage Vinnie wins a fight [[spoiler: by ripping out his opponent's throat,]] he shoots a hot glance over his shoulder at Rabbit to see if he’s watching. They were also [[spoiler: prison cellmates]] and everyone know how that works-

* IslandBase: The Coven base is on an island
* MistakenForCheating: Jordan walks in on what seems to be Vinnie making out with another woman. [[spoiler:It later turned out she spontaneously kissed him and only because she thought he was dead and was delighted to see him alive]] but Jordan was so mad she bashed Vinnie over the head with a whiskey bottle.
* OddFriendship: Rabbit is a PrettyBoy vampire who treats life like a [[ManChild candystore]] and Vinnie is a [[RatedMForManly hulking]] monosyllabic werewolf soldier who views it more as a barfight.
** Hell, even Jordan and Rabbit fit this trope. She's a driven [[TheAce workaholic psychic commander]] and Rabbit is...Rabbit. Yet they're best friends and [[spoiler: possibly also lovers.]]
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: In the comic, they’re called Skins and they look less like wolves and more like an mixture of different animals. Vinnie’s were-form has a mane and teeth like a sabretooth tiger. They also seem to change shape at will, not according to the moon. Silver does kill them though.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Rabbit is a Smoke and unlike traditional vampires, he can walk in sunlight and he feeds on the breath of the dying, not blood. Blood is just an aphrodisiac to Smokes - they drink it during sex. Smokes can also turn to smoke (duh!)
* PowerTrio: Jordan, Rabbit and Vinnie.
* PrettyBoy: Rabbit. Slender, tall and leanly muscled, he has no body or facial hair and his features are quite feminine.
* RagingStiffie: Implied. Rabbit meets Tyr in the elevator after having had an intense HomoeroticDream about him the night before. In the last panel of the strip, he looks away blushing, hands cupped over his groin.
* RatedMForManly: Let’s see? TallDarkAndHandsome - yep! CarpetOfVirility - yep! HeroicBuild - and how! Vinnie fits this trope perfectly. In fact so does Tyr (apart from the CarpetOfVirility. WordOfGod says Tyr shaves his body hair) and just about every other male Skin.
* SexIsViolence: Rabbit. He seems to take almost sexual pleasure in combat, even when losing.
* SmokingIsCool: Jordan is shown almost always smoking. She casually lights up in the Director's office (possibly as a sign of contempt when her boss questions one of Jordan's military decisions) and ignores a Non-smoking sign in a hospital ward and [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Skins-Page-11-377640676 continues smoking around a comatose Vinnie]]. To be fair, he is a werewolf so presumably it takes a little bit more than mere cigarette smoke to harm him.
* ThreesomeSubtext: Jordan, Vinnie and Rabbit. The three of them are shown to be very close - when Rabbit walks in on Jordan and Vinnie getting freaky, it’s portrayed to be a usual occurrence. Vinnie is quick to correct a [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/Under-My-Skin-7-Just-Good-Friends-380593841 bartender who assumes they're in a three-way relationship.]] Unfortunately, at the moment, Jordan bursts into the bar telling Vinnie and Rabbit to come home because she's not waiting up for them.
* YaoiFangirl: Jordan. In [[http://lj-phillips.deviantart.com/art/An-Honest-Misunderstanding-362036180 flashback scene]] she walks in on what appears to be Vinnie and Rabbit about to make out and she tells them to ignore her interruption and keeps going. (They were actually arguing - she just walked in at just the wrong moment.)
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* Vinegar("Call me Vinnie")Tom, a feral [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Skin]] and Jordan's lover.

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* Vinegar("Call Vinegar ("Call me Vinnie")Tom, Vinnie") Tom, a feral [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Skin]] and Jordan's lover.

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