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Basic trope: A stalker wants someone's DNA.

  • Straight: Alice wants Bob's seed to give birth to a son with the powers of both.
  • Exaggerated: Alice wants Bob to mate with her to become the parents of a new race of higher beings.
  • Downplayed: Alice wants some DNA from Bob in order to complete the creation of a hybrid being.
  • Justified:
    • Alice is a succubus.
    • Supernatural DNA is fading off in the world and Alice wants to preserve it, so she wants Bob's to keep it.
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  • Inverted: Bob's DNA programming impels him to mate with Alice.
  • Subverted: Alice seems to go after Bob's DNA, but everything is a ruse to mask her true intentions.
  • Double Subverted: ...however, she also goes after his DNA with the objective of creating a hybrid son.
  • Parodied:
    • Alice chases Bob everywhere with a giant syringe.
    • Alternately, she chases him while proposing him unprotected sex.
  • Zig-Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Alice does not go after Bob's DNA.
  • Enforced: The author wants to introduce a new character with both Alice and Bob's powers.
  • Lampshaded: "She wants his DNA to give birth to a mix-and-match son? Man, that's gross."
  • Invoked: The Great Cabal expect Alice to get Bob's DNA to give birth to The Chosen One.
  • Exploited: ...but the Secret Circle is waiting for him to born in order to kidnap him and bring him up as their own Tyke Bomb.
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  • Defied: Bob throws himself to a lava pit to eliminate all of his DNA and impede Alice from getting it.
  • Discussed: "Alice, You Always Failed Biology, didn’t you?"
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: Alice successfully collects Bob's DNA, giving birth to Carson, but:
    • Instead of a superpowered Chosen One, Carson is a deformed, handicapped child who dies soon, as supernatural genetics are not easy and Evil Is Not a Toy.
    • Carson is a superpowered Chosen One, but he never gets truly loved or cared due to him being seen by his mother as a weapon and by his father as a monster.
  • Reconstructed: ...however, thanks to his own friends and loved ones, he manages to live a fulfilling life away from the sins of his parents, finding his own way.
  • Played For Laughs: Alice gets Bob's DNA, but by using a horrifying machine which gives a painful procedure, and the consequent child is a literal mix-and-match offspring of the two.
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  • Played For Drama: Carson lives in a perennial self-hate and shame as a consequence of his origin.


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