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28th Feb '17 7:40:27 AM RavenGrave
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* Magrat's reaction to rumors about witches. “Witches aren’t like that. We live in harmony with the great cycles of Nature, and do no harm to anyone, and it’s wicked of them to say we don’t. We ought to fill their bones with hot lead.” Then she admits to Nanny and Granny that she found spell some time ago and was waiting for chance to use it.

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* Magrat's reaction to rumors about witches. “Witches aren’t like that. We live in harmony with the great cycles of Nature, and do no harm to anyone, and it’s wicked of them to say we don’t. We ought to fill their bones with hot lead.” Then she admits to Nanny and Granny that she found that spell some time ago and was waiting for chance to use it.
19th Feb '17 6:39:05 AM sidhewithblueeyes
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**He stiffened.
‘You’re wondering whether I really would cut your throat,’ panted Magrat. ‘I don’t know either. Think of the fun we could have together, finding out.’


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** She doesn't just blow it off, she revives it and turns it into tree. Tree that is stated to be centuries old, filled with iron nails and faced axes and fire what not over years. And Magrat turns it back in giant tree, when all she wanted to do was to remind door of life so that it would open. Later Granny Weatherwax admits that she thinks she herself couldn't do it, and Granny and Nanny's comments imply that working with wood is something only few witches could do.
* Magrat's reaction to rumors about witches. “Witches aren’t like that. We live in harmony with the great cycles of Nature, and do no harm to anyone, and it’s wicked of them to say we don’t. We ought to fill their bones with hot lead.” Then she admits to Nanny and Granny that she found spell some time ago and was waiting for chance to use it.
5th Oct '14 1:50:48 PM CompletelyDifferent
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* The Fool stepping up to be King has to count as one. This man was so put-upon by everyone from his family to the Guild to the Duke and Duchess that he walked stooped over and wasn't even brave enough to ''talk to Magrat'' at the beginning of the book, but at the end Lancre needs a king and he's Tomjon's brother and even if the only thing he knows about being a King is that it has to be better than being a Fool, he's going to try to do it right. Then he goes to see Magrat and tells a sergeant he'd inherited from the Duke (who was something of a PsychoForHire, or at least Pyro For Hire) to stop telling him to burn things, to stop interfering in his business, and to ''go to Ankh-Morpork'' on a "special mission."

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* The Fool stepping up to be King has to count as one. This man was so put-upon by everyone from his family to the Guild to the Duke and Duchess that he walked stooped over and wasn't even brave enough to ''talk to Magrat'' at the beginning of the book, but at the end Lancre needs a king and he's Tomjon's brother and even if the only thing he knows about being a King is that it has to be better than being a Fool, he's going to try to do it right. Then he goes to see Magrat and tells a sergeant he'd inherited from the Duke (who was something of a PsychoForHire, or at least Pyro For Hire) to stop telling him to burn things, to stop interfering in his business, and to ''go to Ankh-Morpork'' on a "special mission.""
* The three witches moving the ''entire kingdom'' sixteen years forward in time. The prose really gives a haunting sense of the power and strength they possess.
25th Sep '13 1:23:13 AM NemeBro
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** He manages to out-stare Granny Weatherwax. Something only a [[GeniusLoci living country]] manages to also do within the book.
25th Jul '13 6:44:50 AM LadyJafaria
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-->"She does go on, doesn't she?"

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-->"She does go on, doesn't she?"she?"
* The Fool stepping up to be King has to count as one. This man was so put-upon by everyone from his family to the Guild to the Duke and Duchess that he walked stooped over and wasn't even brave enough to ''talk to Magrat'' at the beginning of the book, but at the end Lancre needs a king and he's Tomjon's brother and even if the only thing he knows about being a King is that it has to be better than being a Fool, he's going to try to do it right. Then he goes to see Magrat and tells a sergeant he'd inherited from the Duke (who was something of a PsychoForHire, or at least Pyro For Hire) to stop telling him to burn things, to stop interfering in his business, and to ''go to Ankh-Morpork'' on a "special mission."
19th Jul '13 1:16:36 PM Roo
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* Nanny Ogg knocking Lady Felmet out with a caultron, in the middle of her VillainMonologue.

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* Nanny Ogg knocking Lady Felmet out with a caultron, cauldron, in the middle of her VillainMonologue.EvilGloating.
19th Jul '13 1:15:40 PM Roo
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* Nanny Ogg knocking Lady Felmet out with a caultron, in the middle of her EvilMonologue.

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* Nanny Ogg knocking Lady Felmet out with a caultron, in the middle of her EvilMonologue.VillainMonologue.
19th Jul '13 1:15:19 PM Roo
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* Surprisingly, the Duke manages to pull one while in the face of Granny Weatherwax. She had suspected that he was a weakling beneath a guise of strength, but was completely unprepared for him being so insane that it had refined what little sanity he had left into, "ice in the heart of a blazing furnace," sanity so cold and hardened that it came full circle and became a terrifying and powerful form of madness.

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* Surprisingly, the Duke manages to pull one while in the face of Granny Weatherwax. She had suspected that he was a weakling beneath a guise of strength, but was completely unprepared for him being so insane that it had refined what little sanity he had left into, "ice in the heart of a blazing furnace," sanity so cold and hardened that it came full circle and became a terrifying and powerful form of madness.madness.
* Nanny Ogg knocking Lady Felmet out with a caultron, in the middle of her EvilMonologue.
-->"She does go on, doesn't she?"
30th Jan '13 12:06:08 PM DominusTemporis
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* Magrat injects a little life into a thick wooden door, promptly blowing it off its hinges.

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* Magrat injects a little life into a thick wooden door, promptly blowing it off its hinges. Thus begins a once-per-novel tradition of Magrat showing ''why'' she's a witch by doing something crazy awesome.
13th Nov '11 8:32:13 PM DeepRecon
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* Surprisingly, the Duke manages to pull one while in the face of Granny Weatherwax. She had suspected that he was a weakling beneath a guise of strength, but was completely unprepared for him being so insane that it had refined what little sanity he had left into, "ice in the heart of a blazing furnace," sanity so cold and hardened that it came full circle and became a terrifying and powerful form of madness.
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