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"Death is final and cannot be changed, not even by gods."
No Future's summary
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The God of Death accidentally took the life of Andrew Perkasin before it was his time to go. In an attempt to make up for it, Death asks Era and Aeon, two lesser time gods, to reverse time and warn Andrew of his fate. Andrew is thus given a second chance at living a life as fulfilling as possible before his untimely encounter with death.

Andrew must now try to meet his life goals before he dies at thirty-seven, while balancing school, family, his social life, a relationship and living alongside gods.

No Future is an Animesque Webcomic drawn by Kura L. Seunnapha, who is also the author of Raven Wolf.

It can be found here on Tapas. Kura's Patreon is here.


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  • Action Girl:
    • All the (adult) female gods seem to be able to fight, but Bast turns out to be the strongest out of all the gods hanging around Andrew.
    • The three sisters of Fate definitely qualify.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Era treats New Aeon this way while they are posing as Andrew's cousins. Andrew seems to consider both of them to be something like this, but his relationship with Alissa, his actual sister, is more of a downplayed version.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Most of the gods qualify, some more than others.
  • Baby's First Words: An extra comic shows a baby Andrew trolling his parents, who disagree on whether he should use "Mum" or "Mom", by happily babbling "Momum" instead.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Abaddon is very nice, but if you insult her or hers, she'll remind you she's the God of Death.
  • Bisexual Love Triangle: Andrew is split between his attraction towards Lorelei and Siris.
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  • Dead Guy Junior: Justified with New Aeon, because the name Aeon is linked to his job more than his identity as an individual.
  • Dean Bitterman: Mr. Lassiter, Nick's father, who is Andrew's school principal. He tries to be professional, and isn't exactly sadistic, but he has little empathy or compassion, which leads to him insulting Andrew and mistreating his struggling son.
    • He can also be petty, as he tries to give Andrew detention for pointing out his son Nick fits the Troubled Teen bill more than Andrew does. Andrew pays it no mind because no other adult heard him give it.
  • Dodgeball Is Hell: Andrew discovers that Siris can throw a ball particularly hard during a game of dodgeball where he slams Daisuke backwards with his shot. He then tries to get him to hit Nick in the face. The teacher objects.
  • Dreaming of Times Gone By: Zig-Zagged. Andrew has visions of a future that already happened, but hopefully won't.
  • Drowning My Sorrows: It's downright stated that Future!Andrew did this... and more... what exactly happened to him is still a mystery.
  • Dual Age Modes: Era and Aeon can do this. They usually look like adults, but for Andrew's sake they stick to around ten years old.
    • Averted for the rest of the gods. They need the help of Chronos to age their human bodies up or down if it's not a natural form of theirs.
  • Dual Wielding: Aeon and Era fight with two... oversized, sharpened clock hands... each.
    • Morta dual wields scissor blades.
  • Enemies with Death: Andrew is enemies with Fate rather than death, although he's really, really scared of the Grim Reapers in general.
    • Inverted with Death herself, who, while having killed Andrew, likes him and feels extremely sorry about cutting his life short. See Pals with Jesus below.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: Downplayed for the Realm-born, as they have only been taken twenty-three years back and still have access to most of the technology they were used to, like mobile phones, just less advanced. Naga in particular complains that they hadn't been born yet, so everything looks especially old to them.
  • Foreign-Language Tirade: Hannah's father has some angry lines in German. Aeon translates one of them when Andrew complains about his yelling.
  • Has Two Mommies: Lorelei. She's adopted.
  • I Know Your True Name: Gods use aliases, as letting their true names be known gives power over them.
  • Inadequate Inheritor: As his only child Epoch was meant to inherit Old Aeon's name and position, but she couldn't learn to control her time powers quickly enough. In the end, someone else was chosen to replace him instead.
  • Literal-Minded: New Aeon, though it's actually Justified in his case, as he is relearning social interaction from scratch.
    Andrew: You're shitting me.
    Aeon: *Beat*
    Aeon: What does it mean when it's not literal?
  • Mama Bear: Abaddon. Even if she's only posing as Osiris' mother, she's extremely protective of him.
  • Missing Mom: Andrew's mother died when he was small.
  • No-Sell: Realm-born humans are completely unaffected by any god's powers, except Abaddon's. Thus, time was not reversed for them.
  • Omniglot: Aeon, and likely most of if not all the other gods as well. Word of God notes that they don't know these languages by magic, but learn them, which explains why Aeon still gets confused about non-literal meanings.
  • Pals with Jesus: Andrew has the Anthropomorphic Personification of the Past and the Future posing as his little cousins, and that's only the beginning.
  • Physical God: Gods.
  • Reformed Bully: After learning that he's fated to die young, Nick decides he needs to reform himself and take steps to be a better person. He's getting there.
  • Replacement Goldfish: Zig-Zagged with New Aeon. He's meant to be the Replacement Goldfish for the god of the Past, and has inherited his name and powers, but he's very much his own person, and Era actively rejects him as a brother. This is complicated further when we learn Old Aeon knew New Aeon before he received his name, and may have died for his sake, as Morta holds New Aeon responsible for Fate's rampage.
  • Scars are Forever: Future!Andrew had a lot of scars, but ultimately it's averted, since time was turned back. Still played straight in that fourteen-years-old Andrew does have a few scars that were still there twenty-three years later.
  • Set Right What Once Went Wrong: Inverted in the sense that Andrew was meant to have the crappy life he used to lead, except he was killed too soon, and never had the opportunity to see his situation become better. What went wrong, the death, cannot be changed, so he is attempting to take a "wrong" path of fate that will lead to him being happy before his untimely death.
    • Played straight from Fate's point of view, as his repeated attempts to steal Andrew's free will would be this. He sees Andrew changing his fate to be happier as a negative thing because it changes everyone else's future as well.
  • Your Days Are Numbered:
    • Andrew has twenty-three years to live before Death inevitably kills him.
    • Everyone else who has the mark of Death will die within that time frame no matter how the timeline changes.

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