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Wrestling / Broken Universe

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The Broken Universe is a paracosm of "Broken" Matt Hardy, a metaphysical system inhabited by a variety of people, deities, and other creatures both animate and inanimate. Its creator and most well-known resident, Broken Matt, began showcasing the broken brilliance of the Broken Universe during his time on Impact Wrestling, then known as TNA.

Broken Universe contains examples of:

  • Another Dimension: It is supposed to be a new reality, hence "Broken Universe."
  • Arc Words: "Delightful", "Broken brilliance", "the seven deities", "Delete", "Obsolete".
  • That Reminds Me of a Song: The recurring nature of the "obsolete" song.
  • Same Character, But Different: The purpose of the Lake of Reincarnation is for a wrestler to be reborn, in some cases with a new gimmick.
  • Wrestling Family: The Broken Universe counts among its denizens Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy (alias Brother Nero) and Reby Sky.
  • Writing Around Trademarks: Matt didn't acquire full-ownership of the idea until January 31, 2018, so when WWE did the Broken Universe storyline with Bray Wyatt a few weeks before a lot of words are altered (e.g. Matt being called "Woken" instead of "Broken") because it was already written beforehand.