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"Thank you, Tempest...For giving me a new purpose in life...To learn about the outside world...And you."
Zetsu

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Within the Westfield Sector, things were business as usual. The mob was harassing the local populace, the vendors are selling their goods when they can, the police are getting pushed around and mocked for the useless bunch they are. It was average for the people there...Until some bizarre strangers begin to make themselves known. And in that process, all normality disappears...

Beginning on Fanfiction.NET on June 9th, 2018, Our United Purpose is the first holy original piece of fiction created by the likes of the writing duo of Fuzzboy and Delta Xtreme, who previously had created Fuzzy Memories. Taking some of the characters from there and some other works of theirs, the two have created an original and unique world for them, that focuses primarily on a developing story based around a select group of people, who have been forced in a situation they never could have expected. Within the coming months, the story was re-released on Fiction Press and Wattpad.

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The first volume is planned to release it's final chapter around mid-September, and a second volume has already been announced for an unspecified release date.

This story provides examples of:

  • Abled in the Adaptation: Droog actually has both his arms in this version, unlike in Fuzzy Memories, where he not only has lost an arm, but also an eye. Near the end of the first volume though, he loses his left arm.
  • Abusive Parents: Fernando, Kiriyama, and Sanjo are all emotionally abusive, cruel men who are responsible for causing their children's suffering.
  • Action Girl: Tempest, Sylvia, Nazira, and Abigail are all capable of putting up a fight on their own(and are forced to at several different points in the story too).
  • Actionized Adaptation: Unlike the other stories that are part of the Fuzzboy omniverse, this one features a far more violent setting and more action scenes.
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  • Action Prologue: The chapter, "Prologue" has a scene in the middle of it focusing on Tempest beating the shit out of a bunch of gangsters.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Tempest has natural black hair, despite having golden hair in Fuzzy Memories.
  • Admiring the Abomination: Everett seems to find some kind of bizarre fascination with human bodies, especially the one of Tempest, who's a humanoid beast, and his many experiments, which are decaying, remorseless creatures that kill everything in their path.
  • Adult Fear: Your child abruptly going missing from your life for no known reason.
  • Affably Evil: Kiyoyuki may be an egotistical man who sees no issue with threatening and harassing a woman for money, but he still has quite the charm to him most of the time.
  • Animesque: The story takes a lot of influence from Japanese media, including manga and anime, in order to fully create it's story.
  • Anti-Hero: Sanjo ultimately becomes this, with the sole motivation of finding his son and having the two escape Westfield, but is still ultimately an emotionally abusive and cruel man.
  • Anti-Villain: Officer Nowitzki is a genuinely good person who wants to protect the innocent and enforce the law, but is none-the-less antagonistic and rude towards Droog and Sylvia, causing him to act as a semi-villain during the story.
  • Arc Number: Four. There are four main characters, four total factions within the story, there are four chapters per arc(with exception of the third arc, which is only three chapters), and it's commonly portrayed as the number of death within the story.
  • Asshole Victim: When Sanjo throws Kiriyama out of the window of a building, nobody really weeped at his death.
  • Ax-Crazy: As the first volume goes on, Kiriyama gradually becomes more and more deranged and psychotic, ultimately cultivating him attempting to sexually assault his daughter and murder her girlfriend.
  • Back for the Dead: Taran(also known as "Ratboy") returns a few chapters after his first appearance, only to be murdered by Abigail to set up the future chapters' tone for the story.
  • Badass Gay: While using a melee weapon, Nazira easily becomes one of the strongest fighters in the story.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: The DeLucca Family's members stand out from the crowd by wearing bright white suits, and considering just how dangerous and infamous their gang is, it's obvious they're an intimidating bunch.
  • Bad Boss: None of the mob leaders are exactly kind to their employees, with a possible exception of Indigo, who certainly has her moments.
  • Bad-Guy Bar: One is briefly visited during the later half of the first volume, and apparently Nazira is a regular attendant.
  • Beauty Equals Goodness: Cynthia and Sylvia are both very beautiful, and are also among the kindest characters in the story.
    • Inverted in the case of Indigo, who while beautiful, also runs a gang to take control of Westfield.
  • Being Evil Sucks: A reality for most of the characters associated with gangs. A good number of them seem to not enjoy their time within them, and yet do nothing to get out of this lifestyle.
  • Being Good Sucks: Tempest comes to the conclusion, as in the end, any attempt of hers to do the right thing just leads to more people believing she's a monster.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: Droog and Sylvia are partners during the series, and clearly care a lot about each other, though most wouldn't be able to see that due to the fact that they actively get into short-lived arguments relating to their philosophies. Later on in the story, they become an Official Couple.
  • Benevolent Boss: Despite occasionally being rather cruel towards his employees, the Chief is none the less a kind man underneath that.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Sylvia's an undeniable good person who genuinely wants to help Westfield improve and become a better place for everyone, but hurt her friends or Droog, and she basically loses this side of her in an instant.
  • Black Comedy: Quite a bit of the comedy later in the story is a bit dark to say the least.
  • Bloodier and Gorier: Considering there's essentially no gore in Fuzzy Memories, it's a big difference compared the decent amount of it seen here.
  • Boy Meets Girl: The story opens with Zetsu meeting Tempest for the first time...As she beats up a bunch of thugs.
  • Breakout Character: Word of God claims Russel was only planned for three appearances in the story as a whole, and presumably would have been killed off. But the character's surprising popularity led to them deciding to keep him around.
    • Droog and Sylvia are also some of the most popular characters, especially when considering their close relationship, entertaining interactions, and genuine loyalty towards one another.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: Zetsu calls out his father for his terrible and abusive behavior towards him for years, though it's not like Sanjo listens too much.
  • Cerebus Syndrome: After the first third of Volume #1 is brought to a close, the entire story gets quite a bit darker and less humor focused. Though occasionally some jokes do still crop up in later chapters.
  • Character Focus: The main cast of character alternates and changes with each volume, as confirmed via Word of God.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Luigi continues to try and sell his goods as Westfield is infested with horrible experimental monsters.
  • Composite Character: Droog is actually a mix of two different versions of himself; the more strategic manipulative person from Fuzzy Memories, and the perverted punk version from Total Xtreme Action.
  • Cool People Rebel Against Authority: Ultimately, Droog and Sylvia end up acting out against the heavily mob-controlled sector of Westfield, and end up getting most of the populace(including the corrupted police department) to back them.
  • Crapsack World: Lost Haven is a largely divided in terms of their civilizations and species, death is common and expected to occur at a young age, crime is rapent in most cities, etc. In general, it just doesn't seem like a great place to live.
  • Darker and Edgier: This is a lot darker than Fuzzy Memories to say the least, having far more violence, gore, swearing, and overall just plain not matching the more kid-friendly tone of the original story.
  • Dark Is Evil: Members of the Indigo Cartel dress primarily in darker colors such as purple, black, grey, and brown, and are dangerous gangsters who are more than willing to mug and hurt others for money.
    • The Experiments of the Specialized Syndicate are also notably darker in terms of color.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty: The Chief has a tendency to treat his police officers as if they're soldiers in an army, being particularly cruel to them at times. Despite this, he's still a Benevolent Boss.
  • Dynamic Character: All four of the main characters are complex Classical Anti-Heroes, with differing motivations, Character Development, and their own relation to the main plot.
  • Elite Mooks: Neither Abigail or Russel have too much power within their respective gangs, but are still incredibly strong, near unbeatable opponents in fights.
  • Establishing Character Moment: All four of the main characters get one in the first chapter.
    • Zetsu's introduced as a pathetic, possibly depressed boy who looks down on himself due to his father's low opinion of him. However, his fascination and interest in Tempest later on also sets up his more...Bizarre quirks.
    • Tempest's first introduced as an aggressive and dangerous figure, who also has heroic values, vowing to protect those too weak to protect themselves.
    • Sylvia and Droog are introduced as cops at the scene of a crime, with the former shown to be an optimistic By-the-Book Cop, while the latter is shown to be a cynical, lazy cop with no interest in the case itself.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Except Kiriyama. Besides him though, every character seems to at least have some kind of moral compass.
  • Gangsterland: Westfield is a city almost entirely populated by people affiliated with the mob, or are part of a job that's heavily affected and corrupted by them.
  • Genki Girl: Sylvia is rather energetic and bubbly...When she's not having a nervous breakdown.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Throughout the story, Cynthia, Sanjo, and the police department all end up reforming and becoming better people compared their former roles as antagonists.
  • Heel Realization: Several rather antagonistic characters end up realizing the error of their actions.
    • Sanjo slowly begins realizing how his abusive behavior towards his son has completely isolated him from his life, which he genuinely regrets.
    • Upon hearing Droog trying to rally the people against the mob, the Chief comes to a realization that he should no longer support the mob.
  • Jerkass: A good number of the characters are cruel, rude, uncaring, manipulative jerks, including Sanjo, Kiriyama, Fernando, and Everett.
    • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite this, a good number of them have also shown themselves to be genuine, well-meaning people behind this exterior, including Droog, the Chief, Nazira, and Abigail.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Whenever Kiriyama appears in a scene, any pretense of humor instantly disappears.
  • Large Ham: Both Sylvia and Tempest can be pretty hammy, but perhaps the best example of this would be either the Chief or Luigi, who are both loud and determined men who are dedicated almost annoyingly to their goals.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters: The first volume alone has introduced nearly 40 named characters, and future volumes will reportedly introduce even more.
  • Lonely Rich Kid: Cynthia has been sheltered her whole life by her controlling father. Despite this, she still was able to become friends, and eventually a couple with Nazira.
  • Mutually Unequal Relation: Tempest and Zetsu notably have very different views on their actual relationship. Tempest sees him like family, while Zetsu sees her as his dream girl. If it wasn't obvious, this makes things occasionally awkward.
  • Nice Guy: Bird, Kidd, Luigi, and Zetsu are the most friendly and morally well male characters in the story.
    • Nice Girl: Similarly, Cynthia and Sylvia are the most friendly female characters.
  • Official Couple:
  • Opposites Attract:
    • Cynthia's a insecure rich girl who has grown up constantly under the control of others, while Nazira's a poor and tough gangster who places her own priorities over those of others.
    • Droog's a cynical Jerkass who slacks off due to being a Dirty Cop, while Sylvia's a optimistic Nice Girl who's dedicated to upholding her position as a defender of the law. They also became an Official Couple near the end of Volume #1.
  • Parental Abandonment: Both Hazel and Zetsu's mothers are no longer in their lives, and their current fates are unknown.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Russel is the closest thing the story has to a consistent comedic relief character.
    • Later on, Bird and O'Neal end up forming a duo of this, standing out as far less serious characters compared to the other cops and the gangs.
  • Promoted to Love Interest: Unlike in Fuzzy Memories, Nazira actually returns Cynthia's feelings, and they've begun a relationship by the beginning of the story.
  • Proper Lady: Cynthia is actively portrayed as one as a front in order to hide the fact she actively sneaks out in order to be with Nazira.
  • Riches to Rags: Upon forsaking the DeLucca Family completely so she never has to see her father again, Cynthia has gone from being one of the richest people of Westfield to being among the poorest.
  • Rotating Protagonist: All of the main characters get a different chance to be in the spotlight.
  • Rounded Character: Just about the entire cast; even the most minor characters, if given a second appearance, will likely change and develop new motives.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Just about every major character goes through this.
    • Zetsu starts to get a grasp on his fire powers, finally stands up to his father by fighting him, and is far more willing to call others out on their actions.
    • While not by choice, Tempest's powers have become far more powerful since Everett experimented on her.
    • Cynthia despises violence, and thus doesn't really fight much at all early on. Despite this, she still ultimately fights against a monster when it nearly kills Nazira, brutally beating it down.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Zetsu's is chicken.
  • Tranquil Fury: Fernando acts almost eerily calm while shooting Everett for his failure.
  • Undying Loyalty:
    • Tempest and Zetsu have this for one another, with the former refusing to leave the city until she knows he's safe, and the latter also refuses to abandon her to her fate through the gangs.
    • Droog and Sylvia also are mutually loyal to one another, screwing over themselves several times just to keep the other safe.
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