Tag Archive | character tropes

TV Tropes Monday: Humans Are Psychic in the Future

“Man, I have this cool sci-fi setting with spaceships, laser swords, pirates, zappy ray guns, and a gal that can hurl fireballs.” “What?” “Yeah, fireballs. She controls fire and stuff….” “But this is science fiction, not fantasy. She sounds like a wizard.” “She is not.” “Kinda is.” “She is a pyromancer.” “Still sounds like magic.” […]

TV Tropes Monday: Clingy Jealous Girl

    Tweet of the Day: The Tides of War dragged me in! ——- Hey look, Yui seems to be really into you, man. The way she hangs on your arm, the look she gives you when you make a joke. But wait, why is she staring at Yang like she wants to slam her […]

TV Tropes Monday: Mama Bear/Papa Wolf

    Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 10.5: Worldbuiding Wilderness with Wes Chu ——- We know these tropes by heart. Threaten a child and expect either their mother or father to come after you with the intention to destroy you and then spit on whatever little pieces are left. A reliable trope if you […]

TV Tropes Monday: Mugging the Monster

    Tweet of the Day: Rules vs. Guidelines in Fantasy ——- Some people should know better. And by some people I mean you, yes you, the guy eying the lady walking to her car in the far side of the lot. It’s not nice to steal from people, but you already know that and […]

TV Tropes Monday: Cultured Badass

Tweet of the Day: The Underwater Spymobile ——– Not all can kickers are built the same. Not all of them are brawny brutes more concerned with getting laid than with their looks. Some of them can kick ass while reciting Plato, Cicero, Shakespeare, Cervantes or Sun Tzu. He knows his wines from his liquors, his […]

TV Tropes Monday: The Ace

Tweet of the Day: David Thompson’s The People of the Sea ——– The Ace. He is the best, He is the greatest. Danger Mou…. Wait wrong show. The Ace is th best at what he does, bar none and everybody knows it. Which is why he is rarely the protagonist outside of videogames where the […]