The ability to control the plot. Sub-power of Author Authority. Narrative equivalent of Reality Warping/Nigh Omnipotence, depending on the user's level.

Also Called

  • God Modding
  • Metahax
  • Plot Bending/Manipulation/Warping


The user controls the plot of the story as it goes, be it the setting of the story, whom the plot revolves around, how the plot progresses or the reasoning of the user's world. They can control every decision the characters make and every consequence of those decisions and essentially control the whole timeline of their verse.

Applications (general)

Applications (examples)

  • Author Authority - Orchestrate the story in the desired way through various plot-relevant means.
  • Context Manipulation
  • Invulnerability - For as long as the user decides to focus on you, you are safe, no matter what the situation.
  • Logic Manipulation - Even the most ridiculously impossible feat/situations are achievable, if not easy.
  • Luck - No matter the extent of the user's misdeeds, they will always escape retribution.
  • Plot Empowerment
  • Power Augmentation - Automatically adjust the user's power-level to defeat any opponent they face.
  • Power Immunity - Others' powers don't work on the user, without even the need for a reason.
  • Self-Power Bestowal - Literally gaining new powers if the plot requires it.


  • The power may work subconsciously or consciously.
  • The extent of the applications varies between users.
  • Coincidence Resistance limits this power.
  • May have to follow a plot-structure.

Known Users

  • Sarda the Sage (8-bit Theater)
  • Cosmic Armor Superman (DC Comics)
  • Mandrakk (DC Comics)
  • Mister Mxyzptlk (DC Comics)
  • Kevin Thorn (Fables)
  • Bugs Bunny (Looney Tunes)
  • Ajimu Najimi (Medaka Box)
  • Kevin MacLeod (Monster Island Buddies)
  • The Author (Once Upon a Time)
  • Alba (Senyu); temporarily
  • Creasion (Senyu)
  • Akuto Sai (Demon King Daimao)
  • Doug Walker/The Writer (To Boldly Flee)
  • Featherine Augustus Aurora (Umineko no Naku Koro ni)
  • God of Stories Loki (Marvel)
  • Caliborn (Homestuck)
  • Akira Toriyama (Dr. Slump)
  • Andrew Hussie (Homestuck)

Known Objects

  • Plot Device (Sheep in the Big City)