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Synonyms: Action-Adventure
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Action/Adventure is a genre focused on suspense, tension, danger, and/or excitement. In literary terms, adventure is considered a subset of action, one that focuses on danger and the removal of the protagonist from their normal life. In fic, action/adventure are often paired together.[1][2]

Subgenres and subtropes of action/adventure include:


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Freedom in the Eyes of Another [1] by Oroburos69Fandom: NarutoDate: 2011-08-08–2013-11-29Length: 26,346 wordsStatus: Complete
A Haruno Sakura-centric fic where she and the rest of Team 7 must escape captivity. Genres on are angst and adventure. Tags on AO3 are Angst, Violence, and Women Being Awesome.


Further Reading


  1. On, the "Adventure" genre used to be named "Action/Adventure", but is now just "Adventure".
  2. On Archive of Our Own, "Action" and "Adventure" are subtagged to "Action/Adventure". As of April, 2019, 48,809 works have the "Action/Adventure" tag. 12,188 words are tagged "Action". 15,365 words are tagged "Adventure".