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1'''Basic Trope''': The story is set back a few chapters and re-writes those chapters to fit a new story arc.˛* '''Straight''': ˛** In Universe - AllJustADream often portrayed here.˛** In RealLife - A writer or group of writers didn't like the last 4 issues of a 25 issue comic-book story arc, instead of a full ContinuityReboot they simply reset the story back to issue 21 and continue from there. ˛** Alternatively - The fans didn't like so they ignore everything past issue 21 and write FanFiction of what they feel happened.˛* '''Exaggerated''': ???˛* '''Downplayed''': ???˛* '''Justified''': The time-altering super hero Chronos needs to save his girlfriend from being slaughtered after she was already mutilated and dead, so he rewinds time to a significant point and changes history and thus the outcome of the story.˛* '''Inverted''': ˛** Everything DID happen but it just all looks like it is happening again.˛** TimeSkip.˛* '''Subverted''': The story 'appears' to go back a few chapters but in reality we find out it hasn't reset, only the point of view has...˛* '''Double Subverted''': ..But then you realize the point of view is that of the villain and it IS changing the story!˛* '''Parodied''': ???˛* '''Zig Zagged''': ???˛* '''Averted''': ???˛* '''Enforced''': ???˛* '''Lampshaded''': "Didn't we do this before?" -- "No you must be imagining it." ˛* '''Invoked''': ???˛* '''Exploited''': ???˛* '''Defied''': ???˛* '''Discussed''': ???˛* '''Conversed''': ???˛----˛Back to StoryReset˛----˛%% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion:˛%%˛%%* '''Implied''': ???˛%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???˛%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???˛%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???˛%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???˛%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???


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