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    Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.


    Basic Trope: Exposure to radiation = instant super powers.

    • Straight: Alice is exposed to radiation and becomes Amazing Girl.
    • Exaggerated: After NukeCo dumps radioactive waste in the small burg of Troperville, every citizen gains super powers.
    • Downplayed: Alice was already a superhero, but radiation makes her somewhat stronger.
    • Justified: Genetic mutation.
    • Inverted: Amazing Girl loses her powers when she is exposed to radiation.
    • Subverted: Alice exposed to radiation and becomes...violently ill with leukemia.
    • Double Subverted: But a side effect of the chemo gives her superpowers.
    • Parodied: NukeCo uses the super mutations in their PR campaign.
    • Zig Zagged: Alice - diagnosed with leukemia - gets super powers as a side effect of chemo. But that turns out to be a hallucination.
    • Averted: No one gets superpowers from radiation.
    • Enforced: ???
    • Lampshaded: "What's with everyone getting superpowers? I though radiation was deadly..."
    • Invoked: ???
    • Exploited: Alice exposes herself to radiation so that she can get superpowers.
    • Defied: ???
    • Discussed: ???
    • Conversed: ???

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