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18 – Subverting Expectations

The Mythcreant Podcast

Oren, Chris, and Mike talk about breaking conventions in stories. They discuss works that offer delightful surprises to their audience, and contrast them with works that simply fail expectations. They also talk about Star Trek. A lot.

Spoiler Warning: Game of Thrones Series

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

Show Notes:

Subverted Trope

Watchmen

Soon I Will Be Invincible

Fray comic

The Cup of Perpetual Torment from Angel

The Train Job, Firefly

Romulan Commander from Star Trek TOS

The Quarters Novels by Tanya Huff

The Lies of Locke Lomora by Scott Lynch

Raiders of the Lost Arc improvised scene

Death of Tasha Yar in Skin of Evil, Star Trek TNG Season 1

School Hard, Buffy Season 2

Mayor Wilkins in Buffy Season 3

Game of Thrones by George RR Martin

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Darker and Edgier

Call to Arms, Star Trek: DS9

Toph Beifong and Zuku from Avatar: The Last Airbender

Jingo by Terry Pratchett

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