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1''[[ The Job Gone Wrong]]'' is a ForWantOfANail ''Franchise/XMen'' fanfic by [=AhmoseInarus=].²²Tales of Weapon X relates the short story of a fifteen year old ComicBook/{{Gambit}} breaking into the facility to steal a diary, the same night that Weapon X escaped. He allowed for the feral mutant's leaving to cover his own... except that it could have not worked.²²Still, Jean-Luc [=LeBeau=] isn't about to lose his adopted son.²²----²!!Tropes:²²* AdultFear: When his son fails to come home after two weeks, Jean-Luc personally goes to retrieve him - and finds Remy has been tortured and is currently sick like a dog from being drugged.²* AndIMustScream: Remy is utterly panicked when he's put in a tube and drugged into unconsciousness, fearing he will never wake up again.²* TheBadGuyWins: Even if his diary was destroyed, Essex still managed to get a hold of Remy's genetic material.²* BreakTheHaughty: Gambit's narration makes no mystery of the fact he tends to be a cocky little shit. Then he's scared out of his mind by a feral mutant, captured, brutally interrogated, pumped full of drugs making him sick and locked within a glass tank. When his papa comes to retrieve him and keeps him close, he kinda needs it.²* CruelToBeKind: When she sees how feverish Remy is, [[TheMedic Mattie]] orders a cold bath for him. The teen does not appreciate.²* ElectricTorture: The facility's director interrogates Gambit with a cattle prod. The kid quickly breaks.²* EveryoneHasStandards:²** At least one researcher is startled when the director starts to torture Remy with a cattle prod.²** The Thieves are unanimously disgusted by Bio-Storage.²* FanDisservice: No matter how much you squint, a terrified and sobbing fifteen-years-old teen being forcibly stripped naked to be prodded and shocked is ''not'' sexy. Even when it's [[PrettyBoy Gambit]].²* HumanPopsicle: When he finally wakes up in safety, Remy frets about the possibility he spent months or ''years'' sleeping in his tank. Jean-Luc reassures him it was only two weeks.²* IllBoy: Courtesy of his metabolism not playing well with medications, Remy ends up feverish and delirious for his rescue.²* IWantMyMommy: After being captured, drugged, put into a humiliating position and facing electrical torture, Remy loses any pretence to dignity and screams for his papa to save him. It took him a couple of weeks, but Jean-Luc came.²* NobodyPoops: Averted. Before putting Remy in a tube, the researchers take care of cleaning his bowels and bladder and fitting him with a urinary catheter.²* NoNameGiven: The researchers and any thief who's not a [=LeBeau=].²* NotSoStoic: For all his smugness, Gambit is barely fifteen year old. When he's seriously roughed up, he crumbles and starts babbling and calling for help.²* PapaWolf: Breaking into a top-secret facility to steal his kid back? Not a problem for Jean-Luc [=LeBeau=].²* PeopleJars: What "Bio-Storage" is all about. Remy himself suffers this for two weeks.²* PullTheIV: Downplayed, but Remy is put on a respirator and IV lines when he goes into storage. When everything is pulled off, there's mention of blood and retching.²* ShamefulStrip: Waking up naked does not help Remy feel safe.²* StrappedToAnOperatingTable: How Remy wakes up after being captured. This is in this position that he's interrogated and prepped for storage.²* TearsOfFear: Remy weeps a ''lot'' here, especially when threatened with a cattle prod and dunked into a glass tank.²* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: By stumbling over Gambit, Weapon X made him lose enough time for the guards to find the kid and capture him.


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