Every Science Fiction And Fantasy Cliché Ever, In One Short Story

Today, we looked at some of the most played-out tropes and storylines ever to plague a beleaguered editor of science fiction and fantasy. But just what would a story that combined all of those elements look like? Gaze upon this work, ye editors, and despair.

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So they won't like my Steampunk Killer Mermaid Time Travelers who kills Snow White and the Seven Zombies to avenge their dad's death and then they find out it was Earth All A Long because they hated every Ape they saw from Chimpan-A to Chimpan-Zee Story?

Have a science fiction / fantasy trope mashup of your own to share? Start serializing for us in the comments.

Image: Zombie Snow White and zombie Ariel / Martin SoulStealer