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Basic Trope: Using metafictional devices in unconventional ways to convey specific details.

  • Straight: The mischievous demon Itzazti always talks in red text.
  • Exaggerated: Everyone has his own text color.
  • Downplayed: Itzazti speaks in italics.
  • Justified: Itzazti's voice is particularly distinctive, and red text is the best way of representing that.
  • Inverted: Everyone talks in red text, while Itzazti only speaks in the 'normal' color.
  • Subverted: In one scene, Itzazti speaks up... and his text is the same color as anybody else's.
  • Double Subverted: ...because Itzazti wasn't the one who spoke; someone else had just cut in. When Itzazti objects to being interrupted, his text is as red as always.
  • Parodied: Leslie notices Itzazti always uses non-standard font and wonders why.
    • Or, he suddenly notices that he stopped using it for a while.
  • Deconstructed: Itzazti disguises himself and attempts to infiltrate the hero's party, but the Medium Aware Leslie notices his brightly colored text and the jig is up almost instantly.
  • Reconstructed: Itzazti tries again later. This time, his text is a significantly darker shade of red (he's making a greater effort to disguise his voice), and although it still has a visible tint of red, Leslie doesn't notice a thing.
  • Zig Zagged: Depending on author's mood, Itzazti may or may not have the colorful dialog.
  • Averted: Everyone's text has the same color and font when speaking.
  • Enforced: "We need to make sure the viewers know Itzazi's a demon! Let's make him talk in red!"
  • Lampshaded: "And what the hell is with my voice? This bright red text makes me stick out like a sore thumb!"
  • Invoked: Itzazi decided he wanted to speak in red text.
  • Defied: Itzazi originally spoke in Red, but then he didn't like that, so then he spoke like everyone else.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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