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GothNebula (real name: Samantha) is a Sonic the Hedgehog fan writer and artist known in the Sonic Fan Fiction community for her interesting Young Adult-flavored Alternate Universe Fics and So Bad, It's Good quality. Her fanworks often feature her Sailor Earth character, Nebula the Hedgehog. Her favorite pairings are Sonic/Amy, Shadow/Nebula and Silver/Blaze.

You can visit her and check out her work on DeviantArt, YouTube, Fanfiction.Net and Wattpad.

Her works provide examples of:

  • Alternate History: Egyptian Hedgehogs takes place in 130 AD, 200 years after Cleopatra VII's death, and when Ancient Egypt history is furthered by the rise of four new kingdoms named after the deities of Egyptian Mythology. Also, there are Ancient Astronauts, the Wisps, that ancient Egyptians used to believe in.
  • An Aesop: Guardians of Seasons: Doing your main job is important, but minding how you treat your friends and the consequences are also important.
  • Animal Motifs: Cats for Silver the Hedgehog. He purrs like a cat, owns a pet cat, and has a Mobian cat girlfriend. He gets Baleful Polymorphed into a cat in Feline Curse and even gains freaking cat powers in Hedge-Cat!
  • Animal-Themed Superbeing: Silver, AKA Hedge-Cat, in Hedge-Cat. He's an Expy of Catwoman.
  • Animorphism: The Maasai in Hedgehog Pride and Native Americans in Creature of the Forest share an ability to transform into an animal relating to them. They are either born with it or go through a ritual to earn it.
    • Silver is turned into a non-Mobian cat in Feline Curse.
  • Anthropomorphic Animal Adaptation: Inverted with Game World, which is set in a 20 Minutes into the Future universe where everyone is a human with technicolor hair. Then they play a virtual reality game where they are Mobians.
  • Art Evolution: Her art around 2012 started with awkward-looking Sonic-style eyes and amateurish human anatomy. The shape and style improved over time, like this timeline shows.
  • Artistic License – History:
    • In Egyptian Hedgehogs, Silver mentions "gene mutations" when describing the side-effects of Royal Inbreeding. Would someone in 130 AD know what a gene is?
    • In Egyptian Hedgehogs, Sonic mentions that he speaks English. In 130 AD, when the English language didn't exist in any form.
  • Artistic License – Paleontology: In Evolution, a "prehistoric" hedgehog is depicted living in North America 30,000 years ago. The last hedgehog genus to live in North America, Amphechinus, was only around during the Miocene many million years ago.
  • Asshole Victim:
    • In Rose in Shining Armor, Scourge in his Dragon form is finally crushed to death by a large stone block dropped by Silver, after what he has all done, especially his Attempted Rape of Amy.
    • In Possession, Dexter is a chronic cheater and Manipulative Bastard who manipulates and lies to Amy to stay with him while he goes on affairs with women. Ever after she breaks up from him, he keeps visiting her and is threatened by EXE. EXE eventually erases him from existence.
  • Atlantis: Atlantis was sunk into the ocean when a pirate stole the Trident, and all Atlanteans were turned into mermaids so they could live.
  • Attempted Rape:
    • In Rose in Shining Armor, Prince Scourge, in the first night of his first meeting with his Arranged fiancee, Princess Amy, begins to strip Amy off her clothes and do "what lovers do" against her consent, as a way to show he's pure evil. Just before he can strip her naked, Shadow and Sonic burst into her bedroom.
    • In Through the Mirror, Scourge pins down Amy and is about to pull off her shirt when Silver stops him and then throws him down the waterhole with his telekinesis.
  • Author Appeal: Some of her fanfics nod to Monster High, which GothNebula is also a fan of. There's Mobius Monster High.
  • Author Tract: It's not uncommon to find characters expressing GothNebula's beliefs and reflections of her humble Nice Girl demeanor, particularly The Power of Love, how relationships should work, and Green Aesops.
  • Babies Ever After:
    • Half-Alien Hedgehog ends with Shadow and Nebula Married in the Future and having a child Maria Raven Hedgehog.
    • Undead Heartbeat ends with the three now-restored hedgehogs and their girlfriends married and one of the couples, Shadow and Nebula, having Raven.
    • Beauty Fangs ends with Silver and Blaze getting Happily Married and having Ashley the Dhampire Cat.
    • Werehog's Roommate ends with Sonic and Amy having werewolf hoglet twins.
  • Bare Your Midriff: GothNebula likes drawing female characters with this type of clothing. Just see Nebula the Hedgehog's image above.
  • Big Bad: Scourge the Hedgehog, most of the time. Other furry fiends replace him in some stories. Dr. Eggman shows up from time to time.
  • Boy Meets Ghoul: Undead Heartbeat focuses on the romantic relationship between the three zombie hedgehogs and the three girls. It helps that it's based on Warm Bodies.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: Vampire's Rose is the story with the most profanity in it. Expect plenty of "fuck"s and "shit"s to be thrown around.
  • Cool and Unusual Punishment: In Guardians of Seasons, Amy punishes Sonic for hurting her feelings by forcing him to.... dance the Macarena!
  • Da Chief: Scourge in Cop and the Thief is the police chief and Mean Boss himself, much to the dismay of Shadow and his friends. He gets more villainous from there.
  • Death by Despair: Amy's Diary has Amy dying of heartbreak as the result of Sonic rejecting her.
  • Dhampyr: Appears in several of her works. Blaze in Beauty Fangs is a dhampyr Vampire Hunter who eventually has a "dhampire" (vampire-dhampyr hybrid) child with Friendly Neighborhood Vampire Silver. Nebula is a dhampyr in the Monster Mash story Werehog's Roommate. Sonic in the titicular Blue Dhampyr was born from a vampire and a mortal Cherokee, and also works as a Vampire Hunter.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Revealed to be Nebula's weakness in Cop and the Thief. She faints at the sight of Shadow's abs.
    • Defied by Amy in Pink Riding Hood:
      Oh, shit! I can't stop looking at his [Sonic] abs! Why does this always happen to women? Every stupid damn time, women fall in trance by looking at sexy muscular men. I hate it when that happens! I really do!
  • Divine Parentage/Semi-Divine: In Demigods, Sonic and his friends are all demigods and children of the gods of Greek Mythology. Unsurprisingly, Demigods is based on Percy Jackson and the Olympians. For your information, Sonic is the son of Zeus, Shadow of Hades, Silver of Poseidon, Tails of Athena, Knuckles of Ares, Amy the daughter of Aphrodite, Nebula of Artemis, Blaze of Apollo, and Rouge of Hermes.
  • Driven to Suicide: SonAmy: Broken Heart, Change Back Time, Drowning, and I'm Coming For You all have Amy attempting/committing suicide as a result of her broken heart.
    • Bath Suicide: I'm Coming For You has Amy stabbing her heart while sitting in a full bathtub still fully-clothed. Sonic does the same to rejoin with Amy in Heaven.
    • Suicide by Sea: Change Back Time and Drowning have Amy drowning herself. Life between Water and Land starts with Blaze deliberately jumping off the cliff into the ocean.
  • Easily Forgiven: In Through the Mirror, even after attempting to rape Amy and being thrown into the waterhole by Silver as the result, Silver pulls Scourge out of the waterhole and lets him free under the promise to not sexually harass Amy.
  • Evil Counterpart: The Global Warning Gang to the eponymous Guardians of Seasons. Amy has Rainstorm, Sonic has Thunderstorm, Shadow has Windstorm, and Silver has Snowstorm. Their purpose is to disrupt the balance but fortunately, remain as Sealed Evil in a Can. Blaze and Nebula also have Sunburn and Nightmare, which live inside their good counterparts.
  • Evil Is Petty: Many villains, while carrying out their evil plans, also like to pick on the heroes. For example, in Beautiful Pink Rose, Fiona enjoys destroying flowers so that the bees can die off.
  • Fantasy Kitchen Sink: In Guardians of Seasons, all gods in Greek Mythology exist, and so do some gods from other mythologies.
  • Five-Token Band: Demigods has Sonic the American, Tails the British, Amy the Japanese-American, Shadow the Mexican, Silver the Australian, Knuckles the German, Rouge the French, Blaze the Egyptian, Nebula the Peruvian, and Sticks the Amazon Warrior.
  • Flight: Nebula can fly unaided.
  • Flushing Toilet, Screaming Shower: In Amnesia, Amy plays and records a video of this prank on Sonic while he is taking a shower, turning the water icy cold. Later on, Sonic discovers he did the same to Shadow once.
  • Fractured Fairy Tale: Pink Riding Hood is a modern-day twist on Little Red Riding Hood that has the descendants of Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, Amy, and Sonic the Werehog, in an unusually friendly relationship. Later on, it is Revealed that the original Red Riding Hood fabricated the original story; The Big Bad Wolf went unintentionally savage only because Riding Hood did not want to share the pie with him and he hid the Grandmother in the closet, not swallow her.
  • "Freaky Friday" Flip: SonAmy and Shadula: Body Swapnote , Sonic and Nebula boy swap, Body Swapnote , Silvamy: Body Swap, Shadow and Nebula: Body Swap, SonAmy: Body Swap, Shadow & Sticks: Body Swap, Sonamy Boom: Body Swap
  • Freudian Threat: In Game World, after delivering a Groin Attack to Scourge The Bully, Nebula threatens to "cut off [his] balls and hear [him] scream like a sissy girl".
  • Fur Against Fang: Vampires and Werewolves takes place within an everlasting war between vampires and werewolves
  • Fusion Dance: In SonAmy Boom: Fusion Hedgehog, Eggman fires a laser at Sonic and Amy which merges them into one purple hedgehog, SonAmy.
  • Fusion Fic:
  • Go and Sin No More: In Demigods, after defeating him in the Perseus-esque battle, Sonic decides to spare Scourge, because of his status as the Last of His Kind and guilt over killing the five innocent demigods, and give him a chance to be forgiven, redeem himself, and move on with life.
  • Going Native:
    • In Hedgehog Pride, Blaze the Foreigner is welcomed into the Maasai tribe after falling in love with Silver and discovering her animal form.
    • Same happens for Amy the Gypsy in Creature of the Forest
  • Gold Digger: Fiona Fox in Pirate and the Mermaid was only in a relationship with Sonic so she could steal his ship and sell it, which was why Sonic broke up with her.
  • Goth: Nebula the Hedgehog, of course. She leans towards Perky Goth.
    • Actual Goth Nebula
    • Amy, AKA Thorn Rose, and Sonic, AKA Midnight, in Call Me Thorn Rose and Goth SonAmy. To an extend, Amy converts to goth in the former because of Sonic cheating on her.
    • Blaze and Silver in Love of Goths. Blaze also converts to goth because of unfaithfulness.
    • Sonic, Shadow, and Silver even have a goth band in Blood Emeralds
  • Hand Blast: Nebula can fire purple balls of energy from her hands.
  • Harmful to Minors: In Alien of Darkness, Neptune, Shadow and Nebula's baby son, has a Prophetic Dream of his future teenage self facing Iblis in a Bad Future. What he does when he wakes up is predictable.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Heterosexual Today?: In ''Blue Dhampir', Amy questions the sexuality of Shadow and Silver, who are Sonic's guardians of the same gender. Silver quickly clarifies they're just friends.
    Amy': You guys aren' know...
    Silver: What? No, he and are just friends, nothing else. We both promised Sonic's mother to raise him and hide him from the vampire lord. But now, he's already a big boy. I just take the role in being a mother while Shadow is like a father to him because Sonic needs both a mother and a father to raise him properly.
  • Healing Hands: Nebula can heal the injuries of others on her own.
  • Hotter and Sexier:
    • SonAmy: Vampire Life, one of her earlier one-shots, is a Lime, complete with an M-rating.
    • Vampire's Rose also has a few Lime scenes and an M-rating.
    • While the highest level of intimacy is mainly brief French kissing in her T-rated fanfics, Beauty Fangs throws in a makeout session with Silver and Blaze both completely topless. Even GothNebula warns you ahead and marks Chapter 9 with this scene with a moderate Mature rating on DeviantArt.
  • Humanity Ensues: Human Nebula, albeit with Mobian ears and tail, has also become a Breakout Character.
    • This.
    • Human Triple SSS has Sonic, Shadow, Silver, and their girlfriends transformed into Little Bit Beastly humans.
  • Idiot Ball: The main conflict of Guardians of Seasons is kicked off when Sonic, despite having secret feelings for her, accidentally calls Amy, who has a crush on him also, still his friend. Amy is sent down to the dumps as a result and her insecurity weakens the prison and frees the Global Warming Gang.
  • Image Song: Nebula has "Shooting Stars" from Monster High Boo York Boo York.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: Blaze in Hedge-Cat owns many pet cats adopted from the streets, and eventually becomes Silver's girlfriend.
  • Justified Criminal: Nebula in Cop and the Thief only thieves just to survive her and her brother's, Silver, homeless life on the streets. This is what saves her from jail.
    Nebula: Yeah. And I'm not like any other criminal. I steal things that we need to survive.
  • Just Like Robin Hood: Blaze in Pirate and the Merhog is a thief who steals treasure from evil pirates and gives them to the homeless.
  • Leitmotif: Nebula has "The Astrophysical Nebula" by John '00' Fleming.
  • Lions and Tigers and Humans... Oh, My!: Humans are shown directly living with Mobians.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Nebula and Silver have this type of relationship.
  • Mature Animal Story: Yes, GothNebula's fanfics feature your favorite video game animal heroes, however, have a Young Adult flavor, occasional violence, and (usually mild) profanity that make them more directed to teenagers. Some of her fanfiction, such as Vampire's Rose and Shadow and Amy: Witch Hunters, are rated M and for older teenagers only.
  • Medusa: In Demigods, Scourge is a Gorgonhog and son of Medusa, complete with snake quills. He once turned five demigods into stone.
  • Monster Mash: Werehog's Roommate stars Sonic the Werewolf Hedgehognote , Amy the Vegetarian Werewolf Hedgehog, Tails the Frankenstein's Fox, Knuckles the Ghost Echidna, Rouge the Witch Bat, Shadow the Vampire Hedgehog, Silver the Zombie Hedgehog, Blaze the Mummy Cat Espio the Poltergeist Chameleon, Scourge the Werewolf Hedgehog, Sticks the Wendigo Badger, Nebula the Dhampyr Hedgehog, and Hex the Genie Cobra. And they all live in the Monster High-esque Monster City.
    • Vampire Wind and the Innocent Rose stars Sonic the (King) Vampire Hedgehog, Tails the Frankenstein's Fox, Knuckles the Mummy Echidna, Shadow the Werewolf Hedgehog, Silver the Ghost Hedgehog, Blaze the Witch Cat, Rouge the Gargoyle-Bat, Cream the Boogeyrabbit, Scourge the Vampire Zombie Hedgehog, Fiona the Evil Sorceress Fox, Rosy the Grim Reaper's daughter, Nebula the Werecat-Hedgehog Hybrid, and Amy the Mortal (later Vampire) Hedgehog.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Shadow the Hedgehog. His six-pack abs cannot be resisted by women, especially Nebula.
    (From Cop and the Thief) Nebula: "You got the abs of a god. Wooooow (swoons and falls on couch)
    Teenage girls and even women can't resist those hard rock abs from sexy men.
    And its funny to see girls swoon.
  • My Instincts Are Showing: In Amnesia, when he starts to fall for Amy, Sonic starts feeling very horny, as if he were following mating season the animalistic way. After receiving his memories back, he shifts fully into his animal side and involuntarily attempts to seduces Amy. Fortunately, Amy manages to calm him down by kissing.
    Her body, her scent, her fur, it was too much for me! I hate it when this happens to anthromorphic animals! Why can't I be human?! This is insane!
  • Original Character: Nebula the Hedgehog, duh. There's also Hex the Cobra, Scoria the Fox, and Avani the Snow Leopard, but they get less limelight.
  • Original Flavor:
    • Amnesia is rather very close to the Sonic canon for a GothNebula story, except the Sonic/Amy mushiness near the end. It manages to include many Sonic characters normally not present in her stories, such as Metal Sonic and the Chaotix, as well as lacks Nebula.
    • Her Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) fics are also close to the canon. It helps that Nebula's down-to-earth Reference Overdosed style reflects the film's tone.
  • Our Gods Are Different: In Guardians of Seasons, there exist Guardians that keep the day-and-night cycle and seasons in check and balance, making sure life on Earth thrives and living among the much superior gods of Greek Mythology. There's Amy the Guardian of Spring, Sonic of Summer, Shadow of Autumn, Silver of Winter, Blaze of Sun, and Nebula of Moon. It takes what seems to be forever for Guardians to be promoted into Gods.note 
  • Our Werebeasts Are Different: In Pink Riding Hood, werehogs turn into wolves under the full moon and into normal Mobians under the new moon.
  • Patchwork Kids:
    • Shadow and Nebula's children, Raven Maria Hedgehog and Neptune the Hedgehog. The former is basically female Shadow with Nebula's bangs and purple stripes. The latter is Shadow but with purple fur, black stripes, peach arms and belly patch, and Nebula's blue eyes.
    • Silver and Blaze's children, Zinc and Ashley, are both hedgecats. Though the designs vary, they are both each a mix of Silver and Blaze.
  • A Pirate 400 Years Too Late: In Pirate and the Mermaid, treasure-hunting pirates still exist in a time when oil spills are common and phones are used, albeit traditional pirate traditions, such as pirate speak, have fallen out.
  • Platonic Co-Parenting: Despite being mere friends, in Blue Dhampir Shadow and Silver are guardians of Sonic after his parents' death. While both of them are male, Shadow takes the paternal role and Silver the maternal role, under the belief that every child needs a father and a mother.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: In Life between Water and Land, Mefitis Kicks the Dog, Shadow, by calling him a "fucking black red nigger".
    Shadow: You called me a nigger? RACIST ASSHOLE! NEVER EVER CALL ME THAT!
  • Portal Book: The blank book in Into the Book that pulls the four comic artist hedgehogs into a magical book world.
  • Precision F-Strike: The intense and suspenseful scenes are when the stronger profanity is said. Expect "Oh shit" to be said.
  • Teen Pregnancy: After the events of Pink Riding Hood, and stated in Purple Riding Hood, Amy became pregnant with Flash as a teenager, because Sonic wasn't able to control his animalistic mating instincts.
  • Tomboy: Nebula is also this.
  • Translator Microbes: In Egyptian Hedgehogs, Hex splashes a potion onto Wisp (the canon white Wisp), which gives it the ability to speak English (yes in 130 AD) on Earth.
  • Unmanly Secret: In Evolution, the brooding loner Shadow is revealed to be a Monster High fan.
    Silver: Like your Draculaura doll that doesn't like drinking blood because she's a vegetarian? (holding out doll)
    Shadow: Give me that! (snatches doll) Something like that. And don't you dare tell anyone I'm a Monster High fan! Or I'll really bite your neck in your sleep like a vampire.
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  • Weird Crossover: The least expected of GothNebula's crossovers, Sonic on Jimmy Fallon show
  • World Tour: Half-Alien Hedgehog is basically Shadow and Nebula traveling the world in search of the Chaos Emeralds.
  • Why Fandom Can't Have Nice Things: She isn't fond of Hellbent For Leather pin-up art anymore and takes down her drawings of such due to constant harassment from a user.
  • Write Who You Know: Dexter in Possession is a Manipulative Bastard who regularly cheats on women, manipulates and lies to Amy to stay with him, and continuously visits her despite her not wanting him anymore. If you've followed GothNebula's postings, it's clear Dexter's based on her former friend and her toxic behavior.

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