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Fan Fic / Pokémon Sepia

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Imagine you took the world of Pokémon — and put it into a very Studio Gainax style direction and narrative. With bits that seem to be a mixture of Chuck Palahniuk's writing mixed with Cory Doctorow 's own style. The result might be close enough to the Fan Fiction Pokémon Sepia, but only if you also added Doctor Who into the mix.


The pitch line is that there is a meteor headed on a path to destroy all of Earth. In fact, it has done so, a few times already. With the recent death of George Grau, president of Cyren (the Capital region in the nation of Spectrum), Vice-President Jon Weiss steps into his shoes as de-facto President, nominating Stephen Schwarz, CEO of a supposed Freight Company, Rocket Logistics. In order to bring about the kind of funding to stop the Meteor headed straight to Earth, he starts a war, to justify more militant expenses.

Though, what nobody expects is for Team Temporal to appear. Driving the timeline, from The Loop, into one referred to as The Failure, Team Temporal is mostly just a confused group of teens that just happened to be near by when a city wide genocide occured, an enraged Moltres turned on its trainer and several buildings exploding. Which only a minority of them were actually their own fault. Things get even weirder when Daebi/Celetwo shows up. A clone of Celebi, with an insatiable capacity and desire to learn. Add a few Mad Gods, genetic engineering, Time Travel, computer hacking, corporate espionage, Send in the Clones and you are about halfway through. Somewhat World of Weirdness mostly because Word of God says Daebi is modelled after the Discordian view of Eris.


You can still see the story at its Protagonize location: (provided the originally posting author hasn't gotten banned again)

This series provides examples of:

  • Kick the Dog:
    • Deoxys and Lady Kiss Void have a few of these moments.
    • Lady Kiss Void does literally push the Ill Girl out of her bed, when waking up next to her.
  • Malicious Slander: How the HeroesWithBadPublicity goes into effect.
  • Manic Pixie Dream Girl: Krystal Spectrum to both Roy MacKaelan and Fujitsu.
    • Krystal's daughter from the future to Fujitsu
  • Master of Illusion: Lady Kiss Void, Leader, Team Network, Daebi/Celetwo, Krystal Spectrum, Private Dwayne Spectrum and many others.
  • Merged Reality: Two. One being the driving purpose of story, and the other in the form of Pewter's construction of the Pokemon Box as a fully functioning world inside a computer.
  • Me's a Crowd: The Daemon Army for Lady Kiss void.
    • Then the Screaming Dead in Gods and Self
  • The Men in Black: Team Network, and played straight. While not an enemy, they are allied more to information dispersal, than anything else.
  • Never the Selves Shall Meet:
    • Ends up nearly killing Krystal Spectrum in the end of the Titans Arc.
    • In the same Arc it is how Schwartz hijacks Deoxys' body
  • Nightmare Fuel Station Attendant: Often times Daebi/Celetwo. Othertimes, Waffles and Roy.
  • No Equal-Opportunity Time Travel: Daebi/Celetwo sends Team Temporal to a past where humans are not welcome in amongst the Pokemon
  • Non-Linear Character: Mewvander/Mewtwo.
  • No Periods, Period: Krystal Spectrum... who is pregnant one and a half times over the plot. Palkia creates a pocket dimension two years in the future for Roy. So Roy could view his Wedding... and bait Roy into giving the lifeless doll to be Krystal in the Pocket Dimension the soul of his sister, to Squink Roy big time. That technically counts as half a pregnancy for Krystal.
    • Though the pregnancy during the final battle arc, it is revealed she just doesn't talk about it with others (and may possibly be on birth control that limits how this time affects her over all).
  • Not-So-Imaginary Friend: Ego, Conscious/Constant (lil' c), Id and Logic.
  • Not What I Signed on For: Samuel Oak's reason for resignation.
  • Panty Shot: Krystal Spectrum gives more than her fair share of these
  • The Plan: Roughtly The end of the Titans chapter was the result of an elaborate one
  • Sharing a Body: Fujitsu and Darktsu.
  • Shipper on Deck: Roy's Ego... but only to irritate and annoy Roy for the most part.
  • Shrinking Violet: Fuschia and Vermillion
  • Slave Collar: Lady Kiss Void on her pet human. It is merely symbolic. Jezibelle would likely grab it back on, if it were removed from her.
  • Some One Has To Die: Vermil, when Lady Kiss Void is attempting to Mind Control the entire universe itself
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Royal MacKealan / MacKealan / MacKealen / MacKaelen
    • Daebi/Celetwo but that is due to different time lines she is created in
    • Mr. Popo and Waffles
  • Spin-Off: Sepai and Team Temporal both spin off from this.
  • Spot the Imposter: Lady Kiss Void does this fo Krystal Spectrum a few times
  • Stripperiffic: comments about Krystal Spectrum's various outfits.
  • Sue Donym: Unwillingly put upon anyone who is color traced. Taken to the extreme in that the pseudonym becomes the person's actual name.
  • Super OCD: Perfection.
  • There Are No Girls on the Internet: Subverted... the Internet seems to have been invented and solely consist of female members at times.
  • There Are No Good Executives: Subverted. They can be just as bad as anybody else. The Board of Directors of Rocket Logistics even called Schwartz insane
  • The Starscream: Lady Kiss Void. However, Perfection was heading this way, as well (Yes, this is in the right spot in the list for TheStarscream).
  • Twin Maker: What Lady Kiss Void's purpose originally was.
  • Zombie Advocate: Team Network and a few Media groups kind of do this for Team Temporal and Rocket Logistics.


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