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So you're an e-fedder are you? (Think in-character roleplaying online with the setting of professional wrestling)? Well wouldn't you know, there's a particular fed found somewhere around the internet, (actually two) that together incorporate an expansive universe of many, many characters by a quite a few roleplayers or in e-fed terms, handlers. This is the Sex & Violence Wrestling, a traditional wrestling e-fed with many big names and then there's Femme Fatale Wrestling... An all female wrestling e-fed also with quite a large number of characters. The idea behind the two feds running simultaneously and sharing in-character connections between each other while clawing to the top of the food chain? Well that's the Hortonverse. Named after in-character commentator in both companies, and out-of-character fedhead Mark Horton.


Compare Role-Playing Game, Fan Work, or some Fusion Dance of the two... Coated in Professional Wrestling.

No out of character examples please! Only in-character tropes.

Tropes associated with The Hortonverse include:

  • Adorkable: Played straight by the likes of Eileen Amaro, Nick Sanders, Jennifer Williams, Bobby K. Orion, Cara Stone (prior to getting in fights with Caroline Dallins)...
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: Christian Kincaid, take a bow... Also to a lesser extent, a certain Icon...
  • As the Good Book Says...: Trinity plays this trope straight.
  • Attention Whore: MIIIIISSSSSSSTTTTTEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRRR SSSSSHHHHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWTTTTTTTTIIIIIIIIIIIMMMMEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!! leads the pack followed Robbyn Helmsley, Casey Atherton, Hayley Dark, Shane Sanders, Samara Steele, Eric Sanderson, Ginger Rogers, Christian Kane, Crystal Hilton-Williams-Lopez-califrugistic... ...Okay, it would save time if we had just named everyone who wasn't one... Wendy Briese.
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  • The Atoner: Colleen, since her Heel–Face Turn at Unstoppable 3 has been this. Working with kids, staying clean, apologizing to everyone as part of her AA steps. Etc.
  • Badass Beard: Wolf Ramsey. It's majestic.
  • Batman Gambit: Samantha Star's usually amount to this with successful results.
    • Anders Stark playing Cara Stone like a fiddle, telling her he loved her so she would foolish enough to do so publicly and leave it open for him to humiliate her and brutalize her in front of all the fans who'd been DREAMING of a Stark and Stone romantic pairing for ages. Anders killed that. He killed it hard.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Jodie Gray
  • But Liquor Is Quicker: Jenny Williams and Wolf Ramsey say hello.
  • Butt-Monkey: Ah... Thy name is Lyn Dallins.
  • Chewing the Scenery: This is Professional Wrestling. So there are many examples:
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    • Daniel Pollaski and Terrence Thompson when featured in Wendy Briese promos.
    • Christian Kane... Ayla Clone, Dead Hookers, Bon Jovi theme, Shouting for no reason, #STUDLIFE.....
    • Aimee Easter. Rap Battles and actually speaking in rhyme just to be annoying. Because she can. And she's smarter than you.
    • Lightning. White robes. Epic entrance music. Etc.
    • Stark and Stone when they were good guys. I mean...Bouncy Castles.
    • Crystal Hilton is a good example for actual in-ring performance. She's a self-proclaimed Spot Monkey and will do high flying moves just to show off in matches. Well, she used to anyway.
    • Hayley Dark. It helps that she's generally obsessed with the spotlight being on her and gets jealous and upset if her friends get attention in any way (Belladonna, Ignis). Also, parkour.
  • Combat Pragmatist: There are many examples under this trope:
  • The Confidant: Eileen Amaro. Between Ryan Mackenzie telling her about sleeping with Isabella Pazzini behind Stacy's back, Cara telling her about her plot to destroy Anders and Caroline's relationship and various other horrible secrets she's known about Caroline Dallins, Chris Strike, Lyn Dallins, and many others...she fits the bill.
  • Disney Villain Death: Queen Machine.
    • Seriously, remember in the "Lion King" when the hyenas all ganged up on Scar and ate him alive? Well, think that with the hyenas being the Power Trip and Scar being Queen Machine - although instead of eating her, they threw her off the stage.
  • Ethical Slut: Christian Kincaid, Robbyn Helmsley but YMMV.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Christian Kane has his sister Marissa, Isabella Pazzini's got Ryan Mackenzie, Gary Gilray has a bunch of people in white masks...need I go on?
  • Everybody Has Lots of Sex: FFW? Check. SVW? Check.
  • Everyone Is Bi: But YMMV. Kind of. Sorta. Not really.
  • Evil Laugh: Kara and Undine, especially when they use acid. I imagine Aimee Easter, Christian Kane, and Gary Gilray.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: Different wrestlers fall in and out of this trope at particular times. Robbyn Helmsley and Samara Steele run this.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: Cody Kincaid and Scarlett, Mr. Showtime and Ignis, Alex Adonis and his wives, Chris Strike and Jo, Terrence and Wendy, Eric and Ginger and everyone to Valerie. YMMV (But we doubt it).
  • The Fettered: Wendy Briese.
  • Fiery Redhead: Scarlett Kincaid, Ignis, Valerie Lamb, Starla McCloud, Jo McFarlane, Casey Atherton, and more. Wendy Briese is an inversion.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Quite a few people fall into this trope... It's always who you least expect.
    • Rori Mackenzie/Snyder. She owns this trope.
    • Gary Gilray but YMMV.
    • Tara Thunder. From an in ring perspective. Nobody looks at being booked against her as anything but "Oh Shit."
    • Starla McCloud. From good doctor to borderline Complete Monster.
    • Caroline Dallins when she joined the Power Trip after being a geeky rookie on Future Shock. YMMV.
  • Genius Ditz: Nikkii Spainhower...wrestling prodigy but lacking smarts in just about everything else.
  • Gold Digger: Hayley Dark tries, but she does not succeed.
  • Goomba Stomp: Eileen Amaro and Jennifer Williams may likely fight over who gets to use this move someday. We're dead serious.
  • Ham-to-Ham Combat: Jennifer Williams does this on a daily basis on Twitter against common sense.
    • Then again, maybe that's a Williams/Hilton/Lopez trait? YMMV?
  • I Have Many Names: Whether it's last names (Isabella Morgan, Isabella Stryfe, Isabella Pazzini, and soon to be Isabella Mackenzie) or titles... (Camilla Pazzini & Lyn Dallins have a nickname for every season.)
  • It Runs in the Family The Williams Clan, The Mackenzies, The Kincaids, The Dallins, The Thunders, and the Leavenworths and I guess the Belmonts have to mentioned...begrudgingly.
  • Large Ham: Where do we start?
    • Right. How could I forget? Also included are Nathan Thunder, Christian Kane, The Pazzinis, Pollaski, Eileen Amaro, Mai Hotaru and the list could go on and on.
    • Stephanie Sanderson, Jennifer Williams, Todd Williams, Crystal Hilton-Williams...most of the characters in that social circle really.
  • Love Hurts: many.....
    • Cara Stone's doomed love for Anders Stark.
    • Isabella Pazzini felt this way when Ryan was still married to Stacey.
    • How a lot of people are with Christian Kincaid. Tabatha Belmont, Emma Mac Namara, and Kelly McGuffin have all shown signs that it hurts to have to share him.
    • Kitty and Alexander Stryfe have experienced this trope a lot in their marriage.
    • Colleen and Leander Apollo. Betrayal, lies, pain. It had it all.
    • Camilla Pazzini being widowed by Jake Mackenzie.
    • This trope goes on for days.
  • Mother Russia Makes You Strong: Possibly the explanation for Sabra Nikolayev's skills (although being trained by Gryphon might have helped with that too).
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: It's very possible that The Scarborough Fair are this... They talk like a pair of valley girls and Mickey is especially stupid, yet just in time for important matches or promos the pair are as sharp as tacks at times.
  • Our Vampires Are Different
  • Perky Female Minion: The Scarborough-Fair play this to Pollaski.
    • Number Eighteen seems to play this to Gilray in her own way.
  • The Pollyanna: Wendy Briese. So much so that 'Pollyanna' is Colleen's favorite nickname for Wendy.
  • Power Stable: The Power Trip, The A-List, The Mackenzie Mafia, Club CK, LEGENDARY, Revolution X, and so on.
    • The Power Trip for example...
      • The Centerpiece: Isabella Pazzini
      • The Manager: Samantha Star
      • The Heir Apparent: Kaitlynn Stryfe and Starla McCloud (Shane Sanders came close)
      • The Enforcer: Sabra and at one point Caroline Dallins
      • The Muscle: Tara Thunder and Emma Mac Namara
      • The Hanger-On: Casey Atherton
      • The Centerpiece: Brad Jackson
      • The Enforcer: Luther Thunder and Undine
      • The Muscle: Ana
      • The Manager: Alexander Stryfe & Amy interchangeably.
    • The Mackenzie Mafia
      • The Centerpiece: Stacey
      • The Heir Apparent: Emma Mac and Eileen Amaro.
      • The Enforcer: ...Emma Mac and Eileen Amaro.
      • The Muscle: Cara Stone
      • The Manager: Ryan Mackenzie
  • Ragin' Cajun: Scarlett Kincaid IS this trope. Chase Dupree as well.
  • Red Baron: Considering this is Professional Wrestling, there are examples out of the butt here here:
  • The Reveal: This is Professional Wrestling...plenty of examples:
    • Miss Demeanor turning on Team SVW at War Games at Conviction 2011.
    • Emma Mac turning on the Mackenzie Mafia at War Games at Sin & Sacrifice 2012.
    • Anthony Gambini being put anywhere near a position of power.
      • Alexander Stryfe is too Legendary to not be included in this list.
  • Rich Bitch: Where do we start? It was Angel Kash's nickname, The Pazzinis, Sarah Richardson, Robbyn Helmsley and of course Samara Steele.
  • Sealed Bad Ass Ina Can: Miss Demeanor when she was brought back to beat up Samantha.
  • Ship Sinking: Anders Stark and Cara Stone.
  • The Social Darwinist: Brad Jackson
  • Southern Belle: Played straight with Penny Buchanan. Absolutely deconstructed with Shane Sanders.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: Inverted by both commentary teams in SVW and FFW.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: Sophie Richards.
  • Warrior Poet: Aimee Easter...albeit also a horrible person, but it still applies.
  • Wrestling Doesn't Pay: How many wrestlers' own bars and Fortune 500 companies again?
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: There isn't a color Hayley Dark and Mickey Scarborough have not dyed their hair yet.
  • Your Cheating Heart

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