Sonic Adventure Rings is a Dominican Sonic the Hedgehog fanfic written by Angela, that features Sonic and his friends in adventures more influenced by fantasy myths. The plot changes with every 50 chapters, but the principal matter is a Character Development to all the protagonists. The beginning of the story is set a year after the events of "Sonic Unleashed".
The first part of the fic (chapters 1-50) is a mix of the Slice of Life genre with the Action Genre, towards the end of this part Fantasy is eventually the main genre of the fic. The second part (chapters 51-100) has a Time Skip and focuses on the heroes' summer vacations and a Sonic Colors adaptation, also features a lot of new characters and Side Plots. The third part (not finished yet) starts right in the Action unlike the two previous part from have the firsts ten chapters full of Comedy, featuring a new villain, and of course, more characters.
A lot of tropes are commented out Zero-Context Example entries.
The fic provides examples of:
- Adrenaline Makeover: Maria was introduced already as an action girl, but in a flashback is shown how shy she was before meeting Sonic and Shadow.
- Break Out Character: The story has twelve protagonists, Sonic being the main, but Shadow, Amy and Tails demote him to extra.
- Embarrassing First Name: In the story, Sonic's real name is Maurice Speeder.
- Gotta Catch 'Em All: Chapters 30-35 are a quest to find all the Chaos Emeralds before the D.H.O.
- Gratuitous Foreign Language:
- Gratuitous Japanese: The author being a Japanese class student, some characters talk with honorifics and some names are from Japanese origin.
- Hidden Depths: Sonic is a collector of souvenirs of his adventures, a music box maker, and a good masseur, singer, and chef.
- Let's Get Dangerous!: The team get serious only when one of them gets the smallest bruise.
- Name Is The Same: In-Universe, there's Maria Robotnik and Maria the Hedgehog. Different people, same name.
- Occult Detective: Shadow and Amy, due to Vector's request of investigate the strange case of a park when he was busy.
- Only Sane Man: Hope, and Tails too, most of the time.
- Our Ghosts Are Different: Molly, has Intangibility, Invisibility, able to materialize herself, and sometimes posses a doll.
- Remember the New Guy?: Some characters are introduced as long-time friends of the main cast.
- Stepford Smiler: Sonic. He receives the Sadness Sensaro for a reason.
- Underestimating Badassery: Many villains do this with the crew, mostly because they don't know them. They regret it shortly after.