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Lulu's Bizarre Rebellion is a Code Geass and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure fusion by Ezit Meti. When Lelouch opens the poison gas canister in Shinjuku, he finds not only a green haired immortal, but also a mysterious arrow that grants power to those it cuts. Wielding an invisibility-granting stand (and forever denied the power of Geass) Lelouch is soon forced to take his rebellion on a radically different path as new stand users come out of the woodwork to make their own bids for power in Area 11. As new threats, allies, and powers reveal themselves, the story expands into an epic that stretches far back into the intertwined pasts of the two settings, and the grand designs of the Emperor and Dio Brando begin to take shape.

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The story can also be found here, where the author posts snippets of the next chapter semi-regularly for review and discussion.


This fic has examples of:

  • And I Must Scream: C.C.'s backstory in this fic is much, much worse; she spends 200 years as an infinite food supply for a group of vampires before being rescued.
  • Ascended Extra: The Fenette family get a larger role in this story, but this doesn't prove to be a good thing for them.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis:As in canon, Anubis has the power to memorize and counter any attack after it's used against him once. As Anubis Requiem, this also applies to any plan or technique known by anyone in the radius of Mao's mind reading geass.
  • Badass Normal: Villeta, Kallen, and Suzaku are normal humans (Though Suzaku’s case is debatable) but they can defeat Stand users.
  • Baleful Polymorph: The power of Lena Peisad's Stand. It can turn people into skeletons, mummies, ghosts, zombies, Frankenstein's Monster, a werewolf or even a vampire. Since the individual monsters are smart enough to follow basic orders, this means she can hold anyone anywhere hostage, which is how she controls Shirley's father.
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  • Becoming the Mask: Shirley started out as an ordinary girl that Lelouch used as an inspirational figurehead and a source of supernatural firepower, regularly telling her how to act and scripting her speeches by sending covert messages with his stand. After everything she's gone through she's begun to truly embrace the heroic persona of Zero and her way of thinking has shifted to whether or not something is just.
  • Breaking Speech: Weaponized. Mao uses the combination of his mind reading Geass and the power of Anubis Requiem to physically wound people by forcing them to confront harsh truths.
  • Borrowed Catchphrase: Mao pulls this on Joseph.
  • Butt-Monkey: Villetta seems to be experiencing this. Saved twice by Suzaku, after coincidentally saving some Japanese children by freeing Kewell from the effects of Lena's Stand they mistake her for a hero and give her a group hug and now the Purist faction is doubting her competence. By the second arc she's managed to accidentally erase her own memories with her Geass and get caught by the Black Knights. Tamaki, of course, is fulfilling his usual role as this.
    • Villetta manages to regain some respect in the final battle against Stand Out (although all the Purists get to experience Suzaku saving them, which probably helps take the heat off her a little), with a little support from Jeremiah. Tamaki's case seems to take on a much grimmer tone during the fight with West... until it turns out that he's still alive.
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  • Came Back Wrong: As always, Jojo zombies are this. Seen on a very large scale when Vampires raise a significant portion of the japanese people killed by Brittania over the course of the occupation and set them loose.
  • Camp: It's a Code Geass and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure crossover; the fabulousness was an inevitability.
  • Cerebus Retcon: Jeremiah's Lightning Gag has an all-too-real effect on the outcome of the battle with P 2 F.
  • Contrasting Sequel Main Character: Shirley is a Joestar, descended from her mother's side and being the 'Jotaro' of this world. However unlike Jotaro, who was a badass Anti-Hero, Shirley is mostly a frightened teenage girl way out of her depth.
  • Cosmic Plaything: The Fenettes seem to have gained bad luck on par with Lelouch in this story. Unfortunately justified because Joseph Fenette married into the Joestar family, specifically Joanna Joestar, sister of Joseph.
  • Covert Pervert: Shirley's Stand saying what she's thinking seems to imply this, and based on Lelouch's reaction to a costume suggested this certainly seems to be the case. He specifically compares it to having Milly in one's head.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: How Cornelia handles her conquest of the Middle Eastern Federation. Also how West handles nearly everyone he fights until he gets too cocky.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: Or in Takako Matsuzawa's case, compliant enough not to kill Kallen, Ohgi, and Tamaki after being defeated. The trope is averted; Takako doesn't join the Black Knights...instead she joins Jonathan Joestar.
  • Dirty Business: When Lelouch wonders why he isn't feeling more regret about manipulating Shirley's affections for him, he's reminded about how Stand Out is threatening to kill a huge chunk of Area 11's populace.
  • Door Stopper: Already over 500,000 words and 38 chapters.
  • Dramatic Thunder: Whenever Jeremiah says the word loyalty, a bolt of thunder appears out of nowhere. Even without a need of clouds in the sky. Even when doing a live broadcast over television (which causes some technological difficulties). People tend to ignore this. It's eventually revealed to be his Stand, which he seems unaware of.
  • Emotion Bomb: Ohgi's Geass, which let's him inflict any emotion he says out loud on everyone around him. Since this includes himself, he mostly uses this to lead and defuse tense situations.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: As holder of the stand arrow and ally of a code bearer, Lelouch makes good use of this trope to prepare the Black Knights for the many new supernatural threats.
    • Kallen starts out as a Badass Normal who could kill a Stand user, then she gets Jumpin' Jack Flash.
    • Oghi is given a geass that lets him force everyone around him to feel whatever emotion he chooses.
    • After a great deal of reluctance, Todouh finally accepts a stand, and gets the gravity-manipulating Beast Of Burden.
    • Jeremiah is a fairly good soldier and pilot who develops a Stand just in time to beat C.C.
  • Enemy Mine: Has shown up a few times, most notably at the climatic battle of the first arc where the Britannian military, the Black Knights and the JLF team up -unhappily- to fight West, Lena and Joseph Fenette.
  • The Four Gods: The three nightmares used by the Chinese invasion force to counter the supernatural powers of the defenders follow this theme. The are piloted by the vampirized corpses of japan's former champions; General Kusakabe as Seiryū,General Katase as Suzaku, and Genbu Kururugi as his namesake.
    • Byyako, on the other hand, has no nightmare because Kaguya is still alive, just controlled via flesh bud.
  • Giving Radio to the Romans: It's implied that someone is doing a very short term version of this: Rakshata examines the Shinkiro nightmare in that attacked Lelouch in the Rebellion, and determines that it could only have been designed by a future her. This is made far more blatent in the Chinese invasion arc, where the Honglou knightmare is a recolored version of the Guren S.E.I.T.E.N
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Colonel Breedington is killed by a backdraft ripping apart his Knightmare caused by his own powers and his son Frederick is forced to change back into his regular human form after falling into an ocean he's too heavy to float in leaving him vulnerable to Kallen's attack.
    • "Hey Jude" granted time rewinding regeneration to all its users, but its ability to exist in multiple users at once came from the geass of its original user. So when Kallen woke her up, the geass interacted with the stand, killing Mirai and ending the stand.
    • Kusakabe is beaten because he believed his Stand's effect would make Cornelia loyal to him. She becomes loyal to Japan, but she still views Kusakabe as an idiot and a coward who insults Japan's glory. Thus, she defeats Kusakabe with her Gundam.
    • Once they encountered eachother, the combination of The Truth's Awesomeness by Analysis and Almost Human's Power Copying would have made them invincible If Almost Human hadn't copied Mao's powers, which caused them to hear the other's thoughts perfectly, including the thoughts about them hearing each other's thoughts. The resulting feedback loop held both in place long enough for them to be bombarded by artillery.
  • I Know You Know I Know:
    • Joseph Joestar seems to view this as what's going on during his questioning by Suzaku and views him as a worthy opponent. Suzaku, on the other hand, just thought the two of them were trying to keep the military from learning about Nunnally and Lelouch and viewed Joseph as a frank and helpful man.
    • Used to finally stop Kewell and Mao. Because of the always-on nature of Mao's telepathy both are rendered unable to stop reading the other's thoughts.
  • Incredibly Lame Pun: The Stand New Clear Days. It's ability is a song from the album it's named after: "Turning Japanese."
  • Indy Ploy: This is Mao's plan - which is to say he doesn't really have one, other than cause trouble and use his power to make it look like it was All According to Plan.
  • In Spite of a Nail:
    • Unable to give Lelouch a geass, C.C seeks out Nunally and gives her the exact same geass he received in canon.
    • There is still a "Massacre princess" incident, but it's caused by the rogue stand Anubis, not a geass and since the general public knows about stands, none of the controlled people are considered at fault.
    • Villeta still gets stuck in the persona of a woman named Chigusa, but its because of vampire Kusakabe's stand turning her Japanese.
  • Invisibility Cloak: Lelouch's Stand Painted Black acts like this by having Lelouch become completely invisible within shadows.
  • Karmic Transformation: Kusakabe's Stand turns anything that offends him Japanese.
  • Logical Weakness: Joseph Joestar, master of making tactical plans on the spot, is hard countered by Mao's mind reading Geass. Mao is only prevented from winning by Joseph acting without thinking.
    • Painted Black is a Living Shadow, and while this means that other Stands can't hurt it, it also cannot harm other Stands.
    • Man on Fire can generate invisible flame, but the flames seem to act normally outside of their invisibility. Thus, not only does its user need an oxygen supply despite not being affected by the flames himself, the Stand can be spotted on thermal imaging because of the sheer heat it produces, and a sudden surge of oxygen can increase the temperature to affect objects around the user, like his Knightmare.
    • Needing to breathe is this, so Kallen manages to defeat Frederick by knocking him over a bridge, forcing him to drop his stone transformation to avoid being dragged down and drowning, allowing her to stab him. This also plays into West's defeat.
    • Pt F is a powerful Technopath, but he can't control a device if he either doesn't understand it or doesn't know it's there, though he can learn through observation.
    • Lena's monsters have the classical weaknesses associated with their archetypes (the vampire is weak to the Ripple, the Frankenstein's Monster is averse to fire, etc.). Also, since it's an Automatic Stand, she has no direct way to control it.
    • Schizoid Man runs off of Shirley's unconscious mind, so if a target is something she would not wish to attack, it won’t be harmed, protects the werewolf child Stand.
    • Joseph's attacks are in tune with his heartbeat, so he can't consciously alter his rate of fire, allowing a skilled foe to predict his attack pattern.
    • Kusakabe's Stand allows him to make things Japanese. This does not translate into any loyalty to him
  • The Man Behind the Man: Jonathan of all people seems to have been this for Clovis. Dio was this for West.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Several so far.
    • Dio, unsurprisingly. Kept a traitorous bodyguard around just so he'd know when the traitor's boss ordered his assassination.
    • Lelouch as always, including manipulating Shirley so that he could control her Stand power through her.
  • Mental Time Travel: The effect of the Stand Hey Jude. Anyone who looks in the eyes of it's user is brought back to the worst moment if their life. They can change the future, but if they change something they know will happen their mind is trapped in an Alternate Timeline while their present-day body becomes a new user of Hey Jude.
    • Peggy Sue: According to Word of God, Hey Jude is a Take That! to Peggy Sue Code Geass fics, where trying to change the future by fixing the past only makes the problem worse.
  • Musical Theme Naming: As in canon, the names of Stands follow rock music, mostly The Megas and The Rolling Stones.
  • Mutually Exclusive Magic: It is apparently impossible for a human to possess both Geass and Stand. Anyone who does almost immediately dies - right after saying "I can see the face of God." It's suggested that there's an element of Go Mad from the Revelation. Interestingly, one character possesses a Geass that interacts with Stands - see Supernatural Sensitivity.
    • The surviving members of Code-R attempted to mix Geass and Stand together. Unfortunately, they succeeded, creating a Requiem-type stand that acts as The Virus. They also managed to create a Kewell with shape shifting abilities and an absolutely insane personality.
    • Somehow Dio seems to have found a way around this using the Stand's power.
    • Mao realized that the power of Anubis would make it possible to have a Geass, be possessed by Anubis and combine the two into a much more powerful Requiem without the usually fatal drawbacks.
  • Mythology Gag: Several characters note Jonathan Joestar and Lelouch have nigh-identical voices, which the former uses to his advantage. This is almost certainly a reference to both characters being dubbed by Johnny Yong Bosch.
  • Never Found the Body: Well, actually they did find Lena's body. It just went missing several seconds later. It is lampshaded that this is very fitting for someone themed around horror films.
    • This trope also applies to Tamaki.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: Lena Peisads, a member of the Stand Out terrorists really likes horror movies and killing people. Her flashback episode confirms that she was a serial killer long before she ever learned of Stands.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Lelouch's plan to stop Kewell by using Viletta's memory-erasing powers to make Kewell forget himself actually made things even worse by somehow empowering Kewell's shape-shifting powers even more.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: It's Mao's taunting that helps Nunally realize that her Ripple can harm the wild Stand he's sent after her and that she can use her Geass to stop it.
  • Outside-Context Problem: By the end of Act Two, all the major factions were prepared for stands, understood ripple, and were at least aware of the existance of geass, but Vampires, Flesh Buds, and the Cult of K came from so far out of left field the no one was even remotely prepared for them.
  • Predecessor Villain: The Pillar Men, as the events of Battle Tendency still happened except C.C. seems to have replaced Lisa Lisa.
  • Power Incontinence:
    • Shirley doesn't have the willpower to fully control her stand without the drive and direction provided by her role in the Black Knights.
    • Wake the Snake was supposed to be a weak stand that could do nothing but switch users and make people slightly sleepy, but Sophie Wood did not have enough willpower to control it at all, causing it to go on a rampage.
    • All Requiem stands traded a measure of control for a great deal of power:
      • Yesterdays Requiem - Hey Jude granted its invulnerability and Mental Time Travel to everyone it affected, but a single misuse of that power put its users into a coma.
      • Almost Human's shapeshifting abilities grew gradually less precise and stable over time, causing Kewell's body to break down.
      • Anubis Requiem- The Truth was no more able to turn off Mao's mind reading geass than he was.
  • Reptiles Are Abhorrent: The Stand Wake the Snake, which will attack and kill anyone who wakes it.
  • Required Secondary Powers
    • Lelouch's Painted Black allows him to control how opaque the things he makes invisible are, which is why he can still see when invisible despite the fact that his eyes wouldn't absorb light while transparent.
    • Man on Fire renders the user immune to the heat from the flame it produces, though apparently oxygen is still an issue.
    • Pt F is able to gain influence over devices that he's unfamiliar with through observation.
  • Running Gag: See Dramatic Thunder and Cerebus Retcon.
  • Sacrificial Lion: Darlton who, despite being just a normal soldier, goes toe to toe with a Euphemia possessed by Anubis and gets cut down. It's implied that he did this, along with stunning Suzaku, to stop Suzaku from rushing into the battle and letting him see exactly what his opponent was capable of.
  • Sadistic Choice: Mao forces this on several characters when he traps them with an uncontrolled Stand that poisons - and transfers itself to - anyone it bites. The only way to cure the poison is to kill the Stand...which means killing its current user.
  • Shock and Awe: Eventually revealed to be Jeremiah's power, which he uses to kill Programmed To Fight.
  • Shout-Out:
  • The Stations of the Canon: Seems to start this way with the story starting following the same events as the show. Then Lelouch gets a Stand instead of a geass, the group Stand Out threatens to kill one tenth of the total population of Area 11 if Clovis' killer doesn't reveal himself while also revealing the plot to frame Suzaku, C.C. gives Lelouch's geass to Nunnally, the Black Knights are initially formed by Ohgi to fight Stand Out and Shirley has a Stand is recruited by Lelouch to be the public Zero since Suzaku is suspicious of Lelouch. And we find out that even the backstory is decidedly different, with Schneizel involved in Code-R, a human Dio working with Charles and Jonathan Joestar is a vampire. Suffice to say the story has well and truly gone off the rails of canon.
  • Supernatural Sensitivity: Bartley possesses a Geass that specifically lets him see if a person has Stand potential. The Geass also allows him to determine what sort of powers the Stand would have if it awakened. Notably, it's revealed that Suzaku's Stand would give him damage absorption, and Euphemia's Stand would create an area that prevents physical and psychological damage. Cornelia's Stand would have the odd ability to "reduce the size of any item by creating a circle around it with her body".
  • Superpower Lottery: As in canon, but there's also several new kinds of Geass popping up. One Geass user can learn secrets, and his partners inflict disorientation and blind rage. Another Geass-user can see if a person can develop a Stand.
  • Temporal Paradox: Something that should not be caused by a victim of the Stand Hey Jude. If it happens, the victim's mind is trapped in an Alternate Timeline while their present body becomes a carrier for the Stand.
  • These Hands Have Killed: Kallen has this reaction some time after stabbing Frederick Breedington.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Really it's probably easier to count the characters this hasn't happened to, but Shirley and Nunnally really stand out. One has become a Stand-wielding leading figure of the Black Knights, the other has acquired a Geass and managed to take out Stands and Stand-users with Ripple while still being crippled.
  • Touched by Vorlons: Kewell is injected with a concoction that includes Pillar Men blood. He becomes...something.
  • Undying Loyalty: Jeremiah to Nunnally once he discovers that she's alive. She's a little put-off by how he treats her like a goddess.
  • The Unmasqued World: With Stand Out openly using clearly supernatural powers on live television and the military forced to admit the existence of Stands, even though the full ramifications have yet to be seen, it's clear this trope is in effect now.
  • Villainous Valour: Coupled with a Dying Moment of Awesome. When the random terrorist Jeremiah is framing for Clovis' murder is being transported to trial, Stand Out's CotN uses her Stand to turn the poor guy into a monster, which proceeds to massacre all but one of the guards surrounding it. Knowing he's next, the last mook standing tackles the skeleton to the ground first. Unwilling to let the monster escape and/or kill even more of his comrades, the man wrestles with the thing while ordering his men to activate a hidden bomb planted inside the terrorist in case of a rescue attempt, blowing them both to bits. It doesn't work for long, but even Todoh and the Four Holy Swords respect the man's willingness to sacrifice himself for his country.
  • The Virus: The Stand Yesterday's Requiem/Hey Jude.
  • Walking Spoiler: It can be really hard to talk about later developments without mentioning the fact that Zero is Shirley, something that is revealed only eleven chapters into a story already more than four times that long.
  • Wham Episode: By chapter 21 there are several: Jonathan Joestar been revealed to be a vampire with The World as his stand, Dio apparently has been faking being old and decrepit and has, in addition to having a stand with unknown abilities, a Stand Arrow. Tamaki isn't dead and Jonathan was the guy behind Clovis, and a younger Joseph Joestar with Hermit Purple has just agreed to give the Black Knights the tentative aid of the Speedwagon Foundation, after Jonathan somehow extracting Joanna Joestar's stand that was killing her just like Holly from JJBA part 3.
    • The Battle for Narita/Hey Jude arc is pretty heavy on the wham. The effects of Hey Jude are shocking enough in how strong they are, but upon transporting Suzaku and Tohdoh to the moment when Genbu Kururugi was killed, it's revealed that V.V was the one to kill him in this world, not Suzaku. In short order he hints ominously that the existence of the Pillar Men are connected to the Thought Elevator at Kamine island and then reveals he can use the Spin. The amount of implications this all has are quite large.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Shirley, as in canon. Which makes it extra tragic that Lelouch is using her feelings for him to take advantage of her Stand and convince her to take the position of Zero.
    • Nunnally plays with this. She initially agonizes over the moral implications of her Geass, but admits to herself that she would use it to protect the ideal life she has with her brother. She still wishes to make a gentler world, and has difficulty understanding why people would hurt one another.
  • World of Ham: It's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure crossed over than Code Geass with a Lemony Narrator, completely necessary exclamation marks, and all of the canonical Large Hams are cranked Up to Eleven. This insures a proper level of fabulousness needed for such a crossover.
  • Yin-Yang Bomb: Geass and Stand cause anyone who are granted both to instantly die of a Brown Note, but get past that problem, whether by being in a refrain coma or being a geass user possessed by Anubis, and the resulting stand will be orders of magnitude stronger, and effect the mind in some way.

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