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Discussion: Tropes and Tired Plot Lines

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You see, there’s this ring. And it has magical powers. And it must be destroyed.

Or there’s this big sword. And it has magical powers. And only the pure of heart can wield it.

Or maybe there’s this guy, and he’s gay, so he cries all the time and turns to jelly whenever something bad happens.

Today we’re talking tropes and tired plot lines in LGBT speculative fiction.

So tell me, what drives you absolutely nuts when you read it for the fifth or fiftieth time? And what tropes are you guilty of using yourself?

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