A "trope" is a literary device, motif, or cliché. In storytelling, a trope is a conceptual figure of speech, a storytelling shorthand for a concept that the audience will recognize and understand instantly.
A trope is a convention. It can be a plot trick, a setup, a narrative structure, a character type, a linguistic idiom—you'll likely know it when you see it or when it's pointed out.
Tropes are not only within the works itself, but also in related aspects such as the behind-the-scenes aspects of creation, the technical features of a medium, and the fan experience. Storytelling is not just writing, it is the whole process of creating and showing a story.
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Some tropes are consistent enough or important enough to have their own page:
-  Wendigos and triggered members of the Nix family also have a heightened sense of smell. - Nathan Wuornos has a heightened sense of smell to help compensate for his inability to feel physical sensations.
-  and "Real Estate" - seen in "Spiral"
- Crocker family Trouble, and a the Golem - a side effect of the
Single use tropesEdit
-  - Audrey Parker's password is "Lucy". This is lampshaded when Parker realizes that Nathan Wuornos broke into her laptop.