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Of Robots and Men is a Time Squad fanfic made by cosmothediclonius. The story involves Time squad fighting against a new threat named the Machines of Liberties, an organization planning to reduce humanity into slavery, ruled over by robots. The story is considerably Darker and Edgier than the original show but the story and characters make it worth it.


Of Robots and Men provides examples of:

  • Abusive Parents: Giselle's master. Jasmine's too. They killed them in return
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  • Adaptational Heroism: Jt Lazer and Lance. They were jerks in the show, if not outright villains. Here, they are active heroes and are displaying care for (at least) each other.
  • Adaptational Intelligence: Larry was sort of intelligent in the show though here, he manages to convince Alice to give up on the Machines of Liberty
  • Ambiguously Bi: Larry, unlike his Camp Gay original version. Even though his relationship with Alice is ambiguous, he ends up with Tuddrussel on the Finale
  • Ambiguous Gender: Prometheus. At the beginning, characters wonder if it is male or female. It is implied he is male
  • Action Girl: Giselle, Jasmine, Alice and Sheila.
  • Anguished Declaration of Love: XJ5 at Sheila
  • Anti-Hero: Type III or IV for Alice and Vincent, while Giselle and Jasmine are more type IV.
  • Ax-Crazy: Freya. Giselle to one extent.
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  • Babies Ever After: Vincent and Alice adopt a Russian girl named Anya.
  • Badass Gay: Giselle and Jasmine. Larry also Took a Level in Badass.
  • Benevolent Boss: Prometheus. cares for his fellow robots and genuinely wants the best for them. Though it is over when said robots made a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Big Bad: Prometheus.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Larry counts this to both Alice and Giselle. Literally for Giselle, once it is revealed they actually are siblings, sharing the same creator
  • Big Damn Kiss: Alice and Vincent.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Lance
  • Computer Virus: Some robots are infected with one. Lance, XJ5 and later Giselle and Larry.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Alice's parents had been killed by Time squad leader to make her cyberized. Giselle was also abused by her master in Time squad, leading her to kill him
  • Dark Chick: Freya.
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  • Disney Death: Maurice
  • Domestic Abuse: Giselle suffered this, as well as Jasmine to a lesser extent. It is implied Vincent suffered because of Alice's guardian, never accepting their relationship.
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  • Forgiven, but Not Forgotten: Once Alexis is reprogrammed, others characters forgive him for what he did as Prometheus though they are still distrustful of him. Sheila also is not ready to forgive him completely.
  • Friend to All Children: It is implied that Alexis had a soft spot for children, especially for Sheila when younger. Alice and Vincent also love children.
  • Future Me Scares Me: XJ5 is infected with a viruse which would lead him going berserk and attacking anyone close to him. Later Giselle and Larry get the viruse, though fortunately they find the cure in time.
  • The Heart: Larry and Otto.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Alice, Vincent, Giselle and Jasmine. Prometheus too
  • Heroic BSoD: Jt Lazer after Lance lost his memories. Alice too, once she regained her memories.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Vincent saves Otto from a brainwashed Lance. He got better though.
  • Interspecies Romance: A lot. Alice and Vincent, Sheila and XJ5, Tuddrussel and Larry and possibly Jt Lazer and Lance.
  • It's Personal: Everyone wishes to see Prometheus destroyed, but Sheila seems to take it on a more personal level because her mother helped in his creation.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Giselle. Jt Lazer as well. Tuddrussel, like his original counterpart.
  • Last Minute Hookup: Tuddrussel and Larry
  • Last-Second Chance: Alice offers this to Prometheus.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Larry and Alice.
  • Lipstick Lesbian: Both Jasmine and Giselle are very feminine. Sydney and her girlfriend Artemis too.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: Jasmine toward Giselle.
  • Long-Lost Relative: Giselle and Larry actually share the same creator, making them siblings.
  • The Lost Lenore: Siren was this to Prometheus, though she is later brought back to life
  • Love Makes You Evil: Averted with Prometheus. He already envied humans but Siren's death pushed him over the edge
  • Morality Pet: Larry and Vincent toward Alice. Jasmine for Giselle as well.
  • Papa Wolf: Larry and Tuddrussel toward Otto.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: Larry and Alice.
  • Psycho Lesbian: Giselle and Jasmine, at first.
  • Robotic Reveal: Alice is cyberized.
  • Robosexual: Some characters are revealed being one, like Alice and later Sheila and Tuddrussel
  • Small Role, Big Impact: Jt Lazer's sister finds the cure and manages to reprogram Prometheus as Alexis
  • The Stoic: Jasmine.
  • Sympathy for the Devil: Otto is the first person thinking that Prometheus is able to get redeemed. Alice and Jt Lazer's sister follow afterward. He also told Giselle that she has good left in her.
  • Tragic Bromance: Jt Lazer and Lance.
  • Turned Against Their Masters: Time Squad robots.
  • True Companions
  • Undying Loyalty: Vincent toward Alice. XJ5 toward Sheila as well.
  • Violently Protective Girlfriend: Giselle and Jasmine to each other.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Villains actually want the best for robots who are ruled over by humans. Though they actually do the same for humans in return. It is even lampshaded by Giselle and Jasmine.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Freya almost harms Otto at one point.

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