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Stranded is a Danny Phantom fanfic written by FlowerPrincess11.

Star Strong is one of the most popular kids at school and Danny Fenton is the least popular. They can't stand each other but when a disastrous field trip leaves the two of the stuck on a deserted island and Danny without his powers, the two will have to learn to work together if they want any chance for survival.

The story is continues in Trapped, where Star is obsessed with learning about Danny and his secret.


A third part of the story is called Lost, where Danny and Star get lost in the Ghost Zone together.

     In General 
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: Seems to be happening between Danny and Star, mostly on her part.
  • Betty and Veronica: Sam is the Betty (a childhood friend) while Star becomes the Veronica (a former Beta Bitch who mellows out) to Danny's Archie.
  • Broken Pedestal: Throughout the first two stories Stranded and Trapped, Star starts to lose respect for her popular "friends". By the end of the second story, she breaks free of the A-Listers control and unfriends her clique in favor of befriending Danny and Valerie.
    • In Stranded, Star becomes impressed with how Danny helps her survived and admits to herself that if any of the A-listers, particularly Dash or Kwan were with her, she knew that they wouldn't have survived this long since neither of them are very smart and would have wasted time in freaking out and whining than do anything constructive for their survival.
    • Also, when Danny asks her why she dislikes him so much, she admits that it was because Dash and Paulina don't like him and his friends, which she realize is a rather shallow and unfair reason. She tries to justifies these actions by saying that the A-listers bring order to the school and that while Dash and Paulina are hard to deal with, it's one of the prices to pay for popularity. Danny points out that her so-called "order" is just a bunch of unfair rules made up by snobs who think that they're better then everyone else and the A-Listers are not real friends.
    • During an argument in the caves, Star points out that not so long ago, he tried to be popular and she also points out the flaws of his friends, which are actually partially true. Danny acknowledge her points, but also points out that he has learned that popular is not worth it compared to being yourself and having real friends, and while his friends have flaws, at least they are good people whom he can trust with his life. Star realizes that she can't say that she can trust her friends or their good points.
    • In Trapped, she grows uneasy with how her friends mistreat other people and eventually realizes that she does not want to be in the A-Lister anymore. However she was too afraid to leave. In another adventure with Danny, he is quick to point out that popularly does not last forever and that soon, they will leave high school, so why wasted time being with people you dislike when you can have real friends and be yourself. After the adventure Star realize he was right and realize that she likes him. After seeing how her friends did not care about she was endanger, she gets Mr. Lancer and the other teachers to start punishing the A-Listers, publicly sit with Danny and Valerie, and end her friendship with Paulina and publicly quits the A-Listers.
  • Character Development: One of the main focuses in the series is Star's own growth and development, from being a selfish, shallow, 2 dimensional popular girl into growing into a kinder, braver and overall better person.
  • Daddy's Girl: Star lives with her father and is closer to him than she is to her mother.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Star was at first as rude and dismissive as possible towards Danny, however their experience on the island, where they were force to work together causes them to bond and makes her realize that she was mean to him for shallow reasons. She eventually becomes friends and begins to develop feelings for him soon after.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: More jerks than evil, but Star cannot understand why Danny would care about her safely when all she has done is be mean to him and she was genuinely shocked when he asks her to keep his skills a secret, thus giving up a chance to be popular. By Trapped she is slowly outgrowing this.
  • Freudian Excuse: Star's parents are divorced and her mother lives with another man, while her father is a high paying lawyer that, because of his career, does not spend a lot of time with her. It's mildly implied that Star's original bitterness was partially due to her familial situation.
  • Jerkass Realization: When Danny asks Star why they don't get along in school, she realizes that aside from the Happy Princess Beauty Pageant incident last semester, he never did anything to her personally, and she feels guilty when she realizes that she only mistreated him because Dash and Paulina disliked him and his friends, which she realize were shallow reasons.
  • Jerk-to-Nice-Guy Plot: Star Strong, in the first two stories goes from a selfish, shallow, spoiled brat who looks down and bully those that are below her, to a kind and caring girl willing to defend those she once look down on.
  • Misery Builds Character: Star's experiences on the Island and forcing her to depend on Danny made her realize the fault in herself and made her into a better person.
  • Named by the Adaptation: Star didn't have her last name confirmed in the series. Since her second voice actress was Tara Strong, this was the name chosen.
  • Nice Guy: While his patience with her gets tested, Danny does his best to look out for Star when they're forced to work together. Eventually, this makes Star lose interest in being rude to him.
  • Oblivious to Love: Danny is clueless to how Star is clearly falling for him, even after she kissed him.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: It turns out that Star is just a nickname. Her full name is Estelle Joy Strong, Star is just a nickname. Danny likes her real name more.
  • Overarching Villain: The Monster of Specter Island is the only recurring villain throughout the three stories and plays a role in each one.
  • Parental Neglect: Downplayed and Subverted. Star's father is unfortunately busy with his career as a high paying lawyer to spend time with her. However, he still loves his daughter very much and when he feels that Star really needs him, he puts his career out hold to spend time with her and make sure that she is okay.
  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man: Star develops a growing attraction to Danny, since he's a Nice Guy who shows appreciation and respect for the real her and doesn't have any issues with her talents that her so-called friends dismiss.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Star's stay on the Island force her to toughen up, and by the time of Trapped, she has become brave enough able to take on ghosts to save Danny.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: During the events of the story Star becomes a much more kinder and open minded person.

  • Alliterative Name: Star Strong.
  • Arbitrary Skepticism: Star questions why Danny wouldn't believe the island has a monster considering all of the ghosts that attack Amity Park.
  • Armor-Piercing Slap: Sam with Dash. Angry at how uncaring the jock is over the fact that Danny's life is in danger, she snaps at him and delivers one of these.
  • Armor-Piercing Question: Danny to Star about the A-Listers. He basically asks her if she can think of one positive thing about them that didn't involve looks, money or status or if she can truly trust them. Star can't answer him either time.
  • Armor-Piercing Response: Danny acknowledges when Star points out Sam and Tucker's faults, but he points out that despite their faults, they are good people who he can trust with his life. When Danny ask if he can say the same for her friends and is willing to even take back the things he said, Star can't answer.
  • Beautiful Dreamer: Star wakes up in the cave to notice Danny sleeping. Although it's not so much him sleeping that caught her attention as it does the fact that he's shirtless.
  • Beta Bitch: Star begins the story being almost as vain and mean as Paulina.
  • Break the Haughty: Star's experience on the Island breaks down her arrogance and she is forced to relay on Danny, someone she look downs on in order to survive. She grows from this experience.
  • Broken Pedestal: It’s implied that Star is losing respect for the A-Listers group and her “friends”.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Danny loses his powers after getting in contact with an anti ghost elemental called Spectral Algae. This forces him to use his wits and experience.
  • Butt-Monkey: Star. It doesn't take long for her get on the receiving end of some slapstick while trapped on the island, due to not knowing how to survive.
  • Chekhov's Gun: The Spectral Algae is a moss that posses anti-ghost properties which leaves Danny without his powers during the course of this story.
    • He would later use it to fight off the ghost that is attacking him and Star.
  • Deserted Island: The first story is about Danny and Star being stuck on one such island, though it does have one rather dangerous inhabitant.
  • Determinator: Danny, with or without powers, is determined to keep himself and Star alive while they are trapped on the island, relying only on his wits and the island's resources to survive.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Despite how much of a bossy and unpleasant person she is, Danny tries to save Star from falling off the boat. Likewise, despite how vocally she is about her opinion on him, Star isn't so ungrateful to Danny that she doesn't hold onto him.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: Surviving the elements and a monster causes the two teens who despise each other to bond.
  • Hate Sink: Dash, Paulina, and Kwan are this throughout both stories, showing their worse traits by being cruel and uncaring making the readers hate them.
  • Hidden Depths: Danny is shown to have some good survival skills which come in handy during their time on the island.
  • I Owe You My Life: Star thanks Danny for saving her life and feels indebted to him.
  • Jerkass: The A-listers as usual are dismissive towards anyone not one of them, Star being one of them.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: Star is quick to point out that not so long ago, Danny had tried to be popular. She also mentions fair points about his friends' flaws and lesser traits that even Danny admits is true.
  • Jerkass Realization: Star realizes how needlessly rude and dismissive of Danny she's being after he helps her several times without asking for anything.
  • Kick the Dog: Dash and his friend mock Danny just after he has just been rescued, even after Star put in a good word for him.
  • Lack of Empathy: It appears that Dash, Kwan, and Paulina are completely unfazed about what happened to Danny and Star, caring more about how the search was for them.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Star starts out being as mean and rude as possible towards Danny when they were paired together for their assignment, and it's not long until a storm hits their ship and they get stranded on the island together.
  • Missing Mom: Star's parents are divorced. Her mother is currently with a boyfriend that Star despises.
  • Peer Pressure Makes You Evil: Star. It's implied that she is uncomfortable with some of the things that the A-Listers do, such as kicking Valerie out and that she might not be as mean as she projects her self out out at school.
  • Plot-Irrelevant Villain: The monster on the island isn't the cause of their being stranded, nor does it directly interact with Danny and Star in their attempts at survival. As Danny puts it, it's a wild animal.
  • Reality Ensues: Because Danny and Star were lost in sea, the captain was sued by the student's outraged parents for putting their children in danger in the first place.
  • Ship Tease: Star will unintentionally blush or smile whenever she and Danny bond, complete with kissing him on the cheek as a thanks.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Danny and Star are assigned as partners for the class assignment. Neither are happy with this, and are less happy about being forced to work together on the island when they're stranded.

  • Adorkable: Both Danny and Star have a hard time speaking clearly to each other after the kiss.
  • Adults Are Useless: Like in the show Mr. Lancer favors the A-Listers and does nothing to stop their bullying. Star turns the tables on him when she threatens to have her father sue him and the school, forcing him to punish Dash and the other A-Listers.
  • Almost Holding Hands: While Danny is still flustered from the kiss, Star briefly attempts to reach out for his hand. She pulls back before he can notices and mentally scolds herself for the attempt.
  • Almost Kiss: In Trapped, after Danny compliments her drawing skills and gives a few kind words, Star is touched and seems like she's about to kiss him on the lips. Then a ghost attacks them.
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: After Danny is captured by the monster of Specter Island, Star decides to repay him for his kind words and concern for her by going to save him.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Danny fires at Vlad for daring to call Danielle a "mistake".
  • Big Damn Kiss: Star grabs hold of Danny and kisses him on the lips after they survive both the monster and Vlad Plasmius. After a second of shock, Danny kisses her back.
  • Boy Meets Ghoul: Gender inverted, Star is unknowingly falling for Danny Phantom, a half-ghost hybrid.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Star questions why Danny lets Dash bully him when the monster they encountered on the island could've easily torn him in half and Danny was smart and skilled enough to stand up to it.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Sam, unsurprisingly, isn't pleased that Star keeps looking at Danny. Star thinks she should just get over Danny if she's never going to make a move.
  • Distressed Dude: Star takes it upon herself to save Danny from the monster.
  • Evil Is Petty: Vlad messing with Danny and Star in the school was nothing more than just him trolling the boy.
  • Hairpin Lockpick: Danny takes one of Star's bobby pins and claims he's use it to unlock a door. However, he's actually using his powers while she looks away, using the pin as a way to trick her.
  • Held Gaze: While hiding in a locker together and hearing him compliment her drawing skills, Star spends a good deal of time staring into Danny's eyes.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Star in the last chapter decide to leave the A-Lister once and for all, while threatening to sue the school to make the teachers punish the A-Listers.
  • Jerkass Façade: It starts to get clearer the shallow girl Danny always knew Star as was a mask to be accepted by the A-listers.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: When Star threatens to sue Mr. Lancer and the school for allowing Dash and the A-Listers to get away with their bullying, Mr. Lancer punishes Dash by giving him detention.
  • Luminescent Blush: Danny and Star blush bright enough to look like tomatoes after they kissed.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!:
    • By locking Danny in the bathroom, Star ends up trapping the both of them in the school, after hours with a ghost after them.
    • Also by wasting the power on her phone, she can’t call for help.
  • Papa Wolf: When Star doesn't arrive home, her father decides to call the police.
  • Parents as People: Star's dad does love her and cares for her well being, but he has a very busy schedule due to being a succesful lawyer and rarely spends time with her. However, the moment he thinks her life is in danger, he leaps into action.
  • Positive Friend Influence: Becoming friends with Danny causes Star to reject the A-Listers.
  • Rage Breaking Point: Star, having had enough of Danny lying to her, locks him in the bathroom until he tells her the truth.
  • Reality Ensues:
    • Despite bonding in the last story, Danny and Star still don't trust each other because they went back to their group of friends and still have some differences. Even after they kiss, it doesn't magically make the time they spent disliking one another go away.
    • As Danny points out, in 10 years no one will care Star was popular in high school. Not her husband or kids or working buddies. And while Dash doesn't bother trying to have a life after Senior year, Paulina is going to either remain the same shallow doll she is now or get forced to find a job when her parents wise up, while Danny want to be an astronaut, Sam will probably join some environmental organization and Tucker will probably end up going to MIT like he's always dreamed.
    • Star, in gratitude to Danny, threatens to have her father sue Casper High for turning a blind eye to the harassment students receive from Dash and the A-Listers, something that could very well happen in real life.
  • Rescue Romance: Saving her life a few times has made Star grow very interested in Danny.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Connections!: Inverted. Star threatens to have her father sue the school and Mr. Lancer unless he stop favoring the A-Listers and punish them for their bullying.
  • Shipper on Deck: Valerie quickly picks up Star's growing attraction to Danny and, despite her still lingering feelings for him, thinks they'd be good together.
  • Significant Sketchbook: Star has a sketchbook she keeps and hides from her friends. She happens to have a certain drawing she wishes to keep secret. It's Danny, shirtless, when they were on the island.
  • Skewed Priorities: When Star was grounded when she revealed to her father it was her fault she and Danny was trap at school, she text Paulina she could not go to her party. Paulina was angry that she could not be at the party and even said she should have sneaked out not caring Star was trap in the school, this made Star angry and play a factor in her quitting the A-Listers.
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss: Literal example. Star slaps Danny twice for two things that genuinely angered her before she becomes very affectionate and kisses him.
  • Tsundere: Star becomes one to Danny overtime. When she's not mad at him, she's growing fond of his heroic side and later, after slapping him, kisses him on the lips.
  • Unishment: When Star told her father that she was the reason she and Danny were trap in school, he decide to punish her by grounding her for the weekend and told her she could not go to Paulina's party, not even wanting to go to the party and happy she can spend time with her father, she does not consider this a punishment at all.
  • Violently Protective Girlfriend: Okay, she is not his girlfriend but when Danny gets captured by the ghost that has been stalking then, Star goes to save him.
  • With Friends Like These...: As Danny pointed out the A-Listers don't care about her, telling her what she can and can't do. And Paulina did not even care that Star was trap in the school, caring more that Star miss a party and made her look bad. Realizing Danny was right, Star unfriended Paulina and quit the A-Listers.
  • You Are Better Than You Think You Are: Danny assures Star that the real her who isn't trying to be an A-Lister is a much better person.

  • Abhorrent Admirer: Colette flirted with Danny, but her being pretty doesn't detract from how spoiled and annoying he finds her.
  • Aloof Big Brother: Downplayed Star does not hate her baby half brother Pierre, but she is not thrilled about him coming to visit, along with her mom and the rest of that side of the family.
  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parents:
    • Star is mortified by Stella's comments and pretending to be a french person
    • Johnathan seems to be a more sympathetic version since he at least tried to be nice to Danny and didn't realize that inviting himself and Star for Cocoa was embarrassing her.
  • Amicable Exes: A Downplayed one between Star's parents. While her dad admits that they didn't end their relationship on the best of terms, he is aware that his ex-wife still loves Star and encourages her to spend time with her whenever she is in town.
    • Subverted later on. When Star disappears under Stella's watch, and when Jonathan saw how Stella was unwilling to admit her fault, he decide to terminate Stella's visitation rights as a result of her selfish, irresponsible actions.
  • Androcles' Lion: The Monster of Specter Island ends its feud with with Danny and Star after the latter feeds him and they set him free.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: After calling her mother out, Star storms off and cries her eyes out over what had happened. She wishes she and Danny were as far away from her step family as possible. Desiree happened to have overheard her.
  • Big, Screwed-Up Family: Star's parents are divorced. Her mother has her sleazy husband, spoiled stepdaughter, and newborn son, all of whom Star can live without.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Star claims that her stepsister Colette is this. According to Star, she acts sweet and polite in front of her mom, but in reality is no different than Paulina.
  • Bond Villain Stupidity: As Danny notes when he sees the Plasmius Maximus has a switch to restore powers, Vlad doesn't learn from his mistakes.
  • Brainless Beauty: Stella looks like a grownup version of her daughter, but is lacking much of her common sense.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter: Colette is Jean-Luc's spoiled brat daughter who likes to take what she wants whenever she wants.
  • Calling the Old Woman Out: After thinking Danny left because of their insensitive comments, Star finally calls her mother out for her vapid attitude, leaving her loving family for a womanizer and his spoiled brat daughter, and for not fulfilling her role as a mother. When Stella tries to defend herself and orders Star to apologize, Star then admits she hates her mother.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Tucker questions how Danny got Valerie and Star, two former popular girls who disliked his very existence, into liking him.
  • Cassandra Truth: Apparently, Dash bragged about how he once got shrunk with Danny Phantom and survived a ghost attack together. Star didn't believe it until Danny confirms it.
  • Clueless Chick Magnet: Danny doesn't realize Star and Sam are both into him and trying to take his interest away from the other.
  • Cuddle Bug: Star has developed a habit of hugging Danny when she sees him. Danny doesn't mind or recognize her growing attraction to him, but Sam does and isn't happy about it.
  • De-Power: Thanks to an explosion from the Plasmius Maximus, Danny is slowly losing some of his powers.
  • Disneyland Dad: Star's says that while her parents are divorced, her mother still sends her a lot of expensive gifts and money year round, and that she makes multiple trips a year to see her in order to "spend time with her".
  • Doesn't Know Their Own Child: Stella doesn't know much about her own daughter outside of what's on the surface.
  • Dramatic Irony: Paulina thinks Star and Danny are perfect for each other because they're both losers, all while nursing a hopeless crush on Danny Phantom. Both are unaware that Star has been nursing a crush on Danny Fenton, Danny Phantom's true identity, and grown very close to him.
  • Dye Hard: Colette dyed her hair a bright red, as opposed to the brown hair her father has. The narration made it clear her hair is supposed to be like her father's.
  • Exact Words: When Star questions Danny about living in the Ghost Zone, he responds "I don't really like living in the Ghost Zone. I spend every chance that I get in the Human World". It's technically not a lie, he just left out that he "lives" on Earth
  • Fake Brit: More like "Fake Frenchperson" but according to Star, her mother Stella tends to act like she is a native Parisian, despite being from New York.
  • First-Person Perspective: The first chapter focuses on Star recapping the previous two stories in her diary.
  • Former Friend of Alpha Bitch: Star and Paulina are at each other's throats after the former recognizes how terrible a friend the latter is.
  • Freudian Excuse: Colette's attitude likely stems from being spoiled by her father and her mother leaving them.
  • From Bad to Worse: A disastrous dinner with Star's step family ends with her and Danny getting lost in an unfamiliar part of the Ghost Zone.
  • Gratuitous French: It seems Star's mother tends to use French words in her sentences, even when talking to her English Speaking daughter.
  • Hidden Depths: Star knows French and is a skilled bowler.
  • I Can Change My Beloved: Colette thinks she can make Danny more preferable for her boyfriend, but Star thinks Danny is perfect as is.
  • I Hate Past Me: Star regrets that she ever treated Danny so poorly before.
  • I Love You Because I Can't Control You: Colette originally hit on Danny to irritate Star, but his rejecting her advances made her like the "challenge" he presented.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Stella doesn't seem to comprehend when her comments come off as rude or insulting to people she talks to or about.
  • Insistent Appellation: Jazz still insists on calling Skulker "Ghost X", since she thinks her name for him sounds better.
  • I Regret Nothing: Star does not regret leaving the A-Listers and is happy she is no longer friends with them and has found better friends in Danny and Valerie.
  • It's All About Me: Paulina refuses to change the cheer the squad have been using when Star finds it underwhelming, because she was the one who made it.
  • It's All My Fault: After Desiree sends them to the Ghost Zone after overhearing her wish, Star blames herself for their predicament but Danny(as Phantom) tells her that it's Desiree's fault.
  • Jerkass: Something the Bevier father and daughter have in common. Jean-Luc is a pompous jerk to anyone not attractive in a skirt, while Colette is a two-faced spoiled brat who makes hidden insults at Star.
  • Jerkass Has a Point:
    • Johnathan Strong plans to use his connections as a high ranking lawyer to terminate Stella's visitation rights so she can't see Star anymore. While it's true that he plans to manipulate the court system so Stella can't see Star anymore, he is right when he points out that she has been a bad parent, her thoughtlessness, not caring how her actions negatively influenced their daughter and the fact that she had sided with her step daughter over Star. What makes this worse is that unknown to Johnathan. Stella was a corrupting influence on Star, turning her into a selfish, shallow, 2 dimensional popular girl because he thought Stella still loved Star and encouraged her to spend time with her whenever she is in town. In hindsight it would have been better for Star if he cut Stella from Star's life from the start.
    • Subverted. When Stella Bevier argues with her ex husband about him planning to terminate her visitation rights so she can't see Star anymore. They get into an argument about the fate of their marriage, Johnathan reveals he is still very angry that Stella that she cheated on him and left him for another man, even more since she abandoned their daughter. Stella fires back, pointing out that their marriage was already dead when she meet Jean Luc and says that it's not like they could stay together until Star leaves for college. Johnathan does not argue that point, but he yelled back that she did not have the right to cheat on him or abandoning Star.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: When Stella learn that Star was missing when she was yelling at Johnathan, she look genuine worry for Star, but then in the next chapter, she show how selfish she truly is by refusing to take responsibility for Star disappearance, going as far to say she sacrifice her figure to give birth to Star while her daughter missing.
    • Subverted. When Jonathan tells Stella that he plans to terminate her visitation rights after calling her out for being a bad parent to their daughter, and with Star still missing causes Stella to realize how serious this situation is, she admit to herself she made a mistake and wants her daughter home.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Now that the teachers are not favoring the A-Listers, they are being punished whenever they are caught in the act of bullying the other students.
  • Let Us Never Speak of This Again: Danny has made it a vow to never acknowledge the whole "Dark Danny" even again.
  • Like Parent, Like Spouse: Okay, they aren't a couple but Star is slowly falling in love with Danny, A Nice Guy who is Closer to Earth than her. Meanwhile, from what we've seen, her father Johnathan is also a Nice Guy and is the one parent she has that is Closer to Earth too.
  • Lovable Alpha Bitch: Star is slowly becoming this.
  • Love Epiphany: While going to save Star, Danny starts to realize he may have feelings for her.
  • Loving a Shadow: Johnathan admit to himself that his love for Stella blind him to the tip of person she really was until it was to late.
  • Never My Fault: Stella does not see herself to blame for Star's disappearance, even after she brought up badmouthing Danny for not being good enough for her daughter.
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Despite Johnathan Strong's understandable anger at his wife for cheating and leaving him, he does not try to get in the way of Stella having a relationship with their daughter Star. Stella was a corrupting influence on Star and her actions caused Star to be insecure enough to befriend toxic friends and become a selfish, shallow, 2 dimensional popular girl in the first place.
  • One Steve Limit: Averted and Played With. Star's real name is "Estelle" and her mother's name is "Stella", both which mean "Star".
  • Parental Favoritism: Stella seems guilty of preferring Colette over Star, which makes it even more tragic since Star is her biological child.
  • Parental Neglect: Stella is so engrossed with the rich lifestyle Jean-Luc lives that she barely has any time for Star.
  • Parent with New Paramour: Star's mother Stella has remarried and Star really hates her stepfather, viewing him as a creep and refusing to call him "papa".
  • Reality Ensues:
    • Star's former friends attempt to bully her and treat her like a loser after she leaves the group, but with the teachers no longer favoring them and Star being the one who threaten to sue the school, the teachers give them detention every time they catch them
    • Danny and Star may have become friends, but Sam and Tucker are having a hard time getting use to it, since while Danny and Star have bonded during their previous adventures, Sam and Tucker have not seen her nice side and only know her being mean to them and Danny, so it hard for them to accept that she has changed.
  • Rich Bitch:
    • Colette is spoiled by her father and is so used to getting what she wants that she won't take Danny saying no for an answer.
    • Stella is much older but she is just as shallow and materialistic, and seems to have very little respect for the middle class.
  • Shadow Archetype:
    • Stella looks like her daughter, but is shallow and rather unable to see how her actions negatively affect people around her when she wants something, like a more handsome and suave husband even when she was already married. She's essentially what Star could have been if she remained with the A-Listers and not develop feelings for Danny.
    • Colette is another one to Star. They're both children who live with their divorced father, but Colette is what Star could have ended up being like if Jonathan spoiled her.
  • She Is Not My Girlfriend: When pressed about it, Danny and Star insist to her mother's family that they are just friends. Star hopes that will change, while Danny is unable to process his feelings for her.
  • Shipper on Deck:
    • Jonathan Strong seems to recognize his daughter's interest in Danny quickly and voices his approval of her new "friend" more than the A-Listers.
    • When Star admits to liking Danny, Cujo overhears and gets happy to hear this.
  • Shipping Torpedo: Stella and Jean-Luc dismiss the idea of Star being with Danny, finding him too plain and unimpressive for her.
  • Sibling Rivalry: Stepsisters Star and Colette hate each other and compete for things, with Colette usually winning due to Stella taking her side.
  • Slimeball: Jean-Luc, Star's stepfather, who she has no real love for. She calls him Pepé Le Pew without any charm, since he seduced her mother while she and Star's father were still married and made her leave her family.
  • Understanding Boyfriend: While they aren't dating, Danny finds himself sympathetic to Star's plight with her stepfamily and offers to join her when they arrive in Amity Park, earning a kiss on the cheek from her as a result.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid:
    • Star was once a happy, nice girl as a child. However her parents divorce and her mother's corrupting influence and actions caused Star to be insecure enough to befriend toxic friends and become a selfish, shallow, 2 dimensional popular girl that we have seen in cannon.
    • Downplayed. Stella was alway a thoughtless and selfish person who did not care how her words and actions affected others. However chapter 17 reveles that when Stella married Jonathan, she genuinely did love him but over the years they grew apart, and chapter 18 also shows that she was not alway a bad parent to Star. However her selfishness caused her to cheat on Johnathan and leave him, as well as neglect Star in favor of her new family, while she merely spoiled Star instead.
  • Uptown Girl:
    • Deconstructed. When Johnathan and Stella were first married, they were happy and in love, despite their different backgrounds as Stella came from an upperclass family and was raised to believe that her opinion matters more than a commoners, while Johnathan came from a middle class family but with hard work, became a succesful lawyer. Their different values and upbringing eventually caused them to drift apart during the years and Stella ended the marriage when she ran away with an upperclass Frenchman.
    • Seems to be hereditary, as Star plays this straight while she seeks to be involved with Danny, who is also middle class and she comes from a rich family.
  • Visit by Divorced Dad: Gender Inverted. Star's mother Stella who moved to Paris with her new husband and his daughter Colette and just had a baby boy Pierre are coming to visit for the weekend. A visit Star isn't exactly thrilled about.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Jean-Luc flirted with women even he was married. Colette's mother apparently left him because of this.
    • Stella had left her husband for Jean Luc, whom she met while they were still married.

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