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Old 04-15-2013, 10:36 PM
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girl explodes.
cliche, simply cliche
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Old 04-16-2013, 06:08 AM
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You bring up a good point. In Good Omens, the only reason the antichrist wanted to start the apocalypse was because he was upset about humans destroying the environment. I'm not kidding, it's a weird book. But he thought he could run the world better and that everything just needed to start over.
Good Omens was an awesome book.
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:36 AM
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We should write a story that uses all these cliches. xD
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:47 AM
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We should write a story that uses all these cliches. xD
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:31 AM
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Talking Animals. Especially dogs. Very cliche. *facepalm* *headdesk*
True, but to be honest, with all these vampires and demon-hunters running around, I'm really starting to miss the talking dogs... What I would give to read a cut talking cat book... ;______; Instead of all these bird-people and vampire-demon people floating around...
I feel like the talking animal cliche has been left alone for so long that it could be used again without problem. And personally (this is just my opinion) I'm fascinated enough with the thought of animals having the capacity to communicate using words and such that I have never gotten tired of this cliche.
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Protagonist is betrayed by one of their companions.
Are you sure that that;s a cliche, however? I feel like it would be more cliche to exclude that kind of plot twist, and I mean, this kind of thing really adds a lot of conflict and intrigue to a story. I think it's better than having a group of friends be friendly and perfect with each other all the time. Yes, actually... a good, cold-blooded betrayal would be nice here and there...

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Another cliche event- it starts to storm when someone evil arrives.
I've used this. ^_^

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girl explodes.
cliche, simply cliche
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Agreed. I have a hard time following the plot. You don't get into it until the fifth book. (For the sequel, since it was originally supposed to be a trilogy)
Wait, are we talking about Maximum Ride?

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I fell asleep at the first word. D^:
Same thing happened to me with the Hunger Games... o_O I would literally fall asleep. This was a problem, as I couldn't read past the third chapter and eventually abandoned the series. (*opinionated moment*) To be honest I couldn't get into the Hunger Games at all. I just have a really bad opinion of that series and its writer, but I don't feel like ranting and I have homework to do. :I I AM PREPARED FOR YOUR RAGE


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The main protagonist having beautiful blue and/or green eyes.
Not average blue and/or green eyes.
Gorgeous blue and/or green eyes.
I use this constantly. ^_^
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Old 04-16-2013, 01:57 PM
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I'm not really a big fan of the Hunger Games. I only read it because it wasn't Twilight.
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Old 04-16-2013, 05:49 PM
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Do you guys think it's cliche for the protagonist to die and then get resurrected?

Also, do you think it's better to have a happy, sad or in-between ending (if one of the characters die, but the world doesn't end ect.)?
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Old 04-16-2013, 06:11 PM
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Do you guys think it's cliche for the protagonist to die and then get resurrected?
Supernatural still has viewers, so.
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:42 PM
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Okay, I can see it from that angle. I've read books about people who wanted to reshape the world. Doesn't that just make the person power hungry in the end? Or are people who reshape the world just so desperate to "help" that it goes twisted and wrong?
Books need antagonists.
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:44 PM
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Books need antagonists.
Truth. .
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