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1%%²%%²%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.²%%²%%²[[quoteright:183:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/lovenun_3535.jpg]]²²Tucker Case crashes a plane he's piloting while having sex and gets blacklisted from flying in the United States. To get around this he flies a cargo plane between Japan and an island in Micronesia instead. He encounters a missionary/doctor and his wife who are [[GodGuise exploiting the island's natives by manipulating their worship]].²²A novel by Creator/ChristopherMoore written in 1997.²----²!! This novel provides examples of:²²%%* CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon²%%* {{Expy}}: Zoophilia, an expy of Creator/WilliamShakespeare's [[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} Ophelia]]²%%* GodGuise²* GroinAttack: Tucker's unfortunate injury at the start of the book.²* IAmAHumanitarian: Sarapul.²* ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne:²-->'''Kimi:''' You're a mean, nasty, Chevy-driving, Milk-drinking, American dog fucker!\²'''Tucker Case:''' I don't drink milk! ''(thinking)'' Ha! Won that round.²* JesusWasWayCool: Vincent even plays cards with Jesus.²* MileHighClub: While one of the participants was supposed to be ''flying the bloody aeroplane'', no less.²%%* TheOphelia: Zoophilia²* OrganTheft: The two {{Big Bad}}s convince the natives that they are the personification of the local's cargo cult gods. It turns out they have an entire database composed of the native's medical information and are running an on-demand black organ market, harvesting (among other things) kidneys, hearts and corneas.²%%* ReallyGetsAround: Tucker, prior to the accident.²* ShoutOut: Quite a few to Creator/WilliamShakespeare (this ''is'' a Creator/ChristopherMoore novel). Tucker's backstory resembles the plot of ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'', summarized and modernized.²* TalkingAnimal: Roberto the fruit bat. ²%%* TheVamp: The Sky Priestess²* WholesomeCrossdresser: Kimi. ²* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Once it becomes clear that the operation is over, the [[BiggerBad Japanese]] immediately try to kill the two villains.²* YouNoTakeCandle: Kimi, among others.²----

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