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Death Note II: The Hidden Note is a Flash Forward Fic of Death Note that takes place nineteen years after the original. While at an orphanage, a boy named KJ is given a box on his eighteenth birthday. Inside, he finds a letter from his mother telling him who he is. What follows is a story of revenge against the man who was responsible for his father's death.Needs Wiki Magic Love.

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  • Adult Fear: When Angela is kidnapped, her father does whatever he can to find her.
  • Aerith and Bob: Of the new shinigami we see, there's Arik, Ruoma, Muerte, and Greg.
  • AKA47: Averted. The Pfeifer Zeliska .600 Nitro Express revolver is a real gun.
  • Amazing Freaking Grace: During Angela's mother's funeral, the song is played on the bagpipes.
  • Anti-Villain: KJ. Especially when we learn who his father is.
  • Author Avatar: William Cattlefarmer. The first one KJ meets when he comes to Canada and they end up being good friends.
  • Back for the Finale: Almost everyone KJ met who isn't dead comes back for the final chapter.
  • Badass Normal: KJ grabs Ryuk and slams him up against the wall when he didn't tell him where Angela was. Who else has ever attempted to do that before, much less gotten away with it?
  • Batman Gambit: Most of KJ's plans depends on people acting the way he thinks they will. Which they often do.
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  • Birthday Episode: Angela's birthday.
  • Breather Episode: There's a chapter or two where KJ goes out for karaoke and Ryuk starts dancing on a table.
  • Canada, Eh?: Averted, even though most of it takes place in Ontario, Canada.
  • The Chessmaster: Near, natch. Also, KJ becomes this by the end.
  • Continuation: Of the original Death Note.
  • Continuity Nod: At least three references to what happened in the original Death Note
  • Contrived Coincidence: All over the place.
  • Distant Finale: The final chapter takes place a year after the previous one, so it counts.
  • Evil Laugh: KJ lets out one of these when Near thinks he caught KJ in his trap.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Ruoma, one of the new shinigami.
  • Everything's Louder with Bagpipes: overlaps with Amazing Freaking Grace. See above.
  • Exposition Fairy: Ryuk is this at times. Mostly near the beginning when he's telling KJ about Death Notes and Shinigami.
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  • Fate Worse than Death: Near comes to the conclusion the new Kira has this in store for him, since the new Kira knows who he is, has the Shinigami eyes and hasn't killed him yet. He turns out to be right.
  • Fan-Created Offspring: We learn KJ (OC) is Light (canon)'s orphaned son in the very first chapter.
  • Flash Back: Happens often. Sometimes resulting in a Whole Episode Flashback. See below.
  • Fourth Wall Psych: KJ seemingly asks the screen if it agrees with him and a second later we see that he actually just got up close to Ryuk's face.
  • Gambit Pileup: Happens near the end. You'd be surprised who comes out on top.
  • Go Mad from the Revelation: Near seems to do this when he realizes He held the actual Death Note in his hands some time ago and put it back.
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler: By the end of the first chapter, we find out Light and Misa died before the story begins.
  • The Lost Lenore: Angela's mother, who gets Stuffed into the Fridge halfway through the story.
  • Narrator All Along: We learn in the Distant Finale that the whole story is being told by Ryuk, Arik and Ruoma.
  • Noodle Incident: We never exactly learn how Sayu came to live with Catherine and David.
  • Out-Gambitted: Near.
  • Over Protective Dad: Angela's dad has two bodyguards follow her around at all times. Justified considering the last time he left her alone it resulted in his wife Rebecca's death.
  • Plot Armor: KJ and Near. Unbeknownst to Near, he had it since one of the early chapters.
  • The Reveal: It happens fairly early on, but we find out that Arik and Ruoma are in fact Light and Misa as Shinigami.
  • Sarcastic Confession: In the finale, KJ tells Angela the truth and she doesn't believe him.
  • Shinigami: Of course.
  • Shout-Out: Many.
  • Story-Breaker Power: KJ was born with eyes of the Shinigami. He could easily kill the one responsible for his father's death, but he has a better idea...
  • Switch to English: In the third chapter, KJ and Ryuk are speaking in Japanese. That is until William talks to him in English. It's then assumed that English is used from then on.
  • The Tape Knew Youd Say That: The dvd the SPK get from the new Kira was split into two parts. Because he knew Near would get angry when he mentions how he was reponsible for his wife's death.
  • Title Drop: "It was the hidden note!"
  • Tranquil Fury: When Near hears that the new Kira is responsible for his wife's death, he gets really angry.
  • Translation Convention: In the first two and a half chapters, it's implied that the characters are actually speaking Japanese. Even though to us, they only ever talk in English.
  • Unspoken Plan Guarantee: KJ does it every so often.
  • Whole Episode Flashback: Every so often.

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