History Characters / Anachronauts

30th Sep '17 11:51:31 AM Veanne
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\n* VancianMagic: Due to her [[BlessedWithSuck memory issue]], Emily needs to manually copy spells onto binder pages in advance. Each spell has a specific purpose - but Emily is good at finding unconventional uses for them.
* UtilityMagic: She prefers these spells, mocked by more combat-oriented witches. [[spoiler: Serves them right when she [[LethalHarmlessPowers almost kills someone]] with a tea-making spell.]]
* WillfullyWeak: Prefers UtilityMagic and [[Literature/{{Discworld}} headology]], even after [[spoiler: becoming a PhysicalGoddess]].



A member of the Orbitals, described by her as "aliens from outer space." A natural born daughter of an [[ThePolyanna Optimist]]/Pragmatist couple, she has long dreamed of visiting Earth. Now her father takes her on a trip, along with a dour colleague of his, and after encountering Emily and Scout, Una is given leave to determine how Orbital technology made it planetside, with the two natives' help.

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A member of the Orbitals, described by her as "aliens from outer space." A natural born daughter of an [[ThePolyanna [[ThePollyanna Optimist]]/Pragmatist couple, she has long dreamed of visiting Earth. Now her father takes her on a trip, along with a dour colleague of his, and after encountering Emily and Scout, Una is given leave to determine how Orbital technology made it planetside, with the two natives' help.




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* VancianMagic: After her brain gets cleaned up of the [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity magic-related damage]], she feels she's ''reduced'' to this - but it's a standard treatment for all witches now, so she has to cope.



* OnlySaneMan: Sees himself as one, and has a point - when VehicularSabotage occurs, and [[DividedWeFall everyone is squabbling]] and accusing him, Benny just goes and gets the missing part, all the time fuming with TranquilFury.




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* TeethClenchedTeamwork: Only joins the mission in LF to [[BigBrotherInstinct keep Chloe safe]]. Does not appreciate being [[ReformedButRejected seen as the potential turncoat]].


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* IAmWho: [[spoiler: An angel. A literal angel.]]
30th Sep '17 8:37:59 AM Veanne
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* HappilyMarried: [[spoiler: To Emily after the events of the First Age]].



* MrFanservice: Frequently [[ShirtlessScene shirtless]]. [[DarkAndTroubledPast Horribly traumatized]] into [[TroubledButCute moral fears-fueled emotional insecurity]]. In short, a girly fantasy personified.

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* MrFanservice: Frequently [[ShirtlessScene shirtless]]. [[DarkAndTroubledPast Horribly traumatized]] into [[TroubledButCute moral fears-fueled emotional insecurity]]. In short, a [[TroubledButCute girly fantasy personified.personified]].



* YawnAndReach: Taught this as part of "how to get girls" crash course from Yavain. Decides to experiment, and it works!

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* YawnAndReach: Taught this as part of "how to get pick up girls" crash course from Yavain. Decides to experiment, and it works!



A member of the Orbitals, described by her as "aliens from outer space." Having been born to an Optimist and a Pragmatist, her father and a third party accompanied her to Earth to explore it. After encountering Emily and Scout, she is given leave to determine how Orbital technology made it planetside, and to allow them to accompany her.

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A member of the Orbitals, described by her as "aliens from outer space." Having been A natural born to daughter of an Optimist and a Pragmatist, [[ThePolyanna Optimist]]/Pragmatist couple, she has long dreamed of visiting Earth. Now her father takes her on a trip, along with a dour colleague of his, and a third party accompanied her to Earth to explore it. After after encountering Emily and Scout, she Una is given leave to determine how Orbital technology made it planetside, and to allow them to accompany her.
with the two natives' help.



* ExpospeakGag: A problem all the Orbitals have, actually.

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* ExpospeakGag: A problem all All the Orbitals have, actually.keep doing this, more or less [[GenreBlind unconsciously]].
30th Sep '17 7:13:42 AM Veanne
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The daughter of [[spoiler: Emily and Scout, the Princess of Spring]], whom we first meet as a ([[GreenThumb literal]]) flower girl on the wedding that starts the plot of LF. CheerfulChild who later grows up to be [[SpiritedYoungLady quite]] [[PoliticallyActivePrincess savvy]].

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The daughter of [[spoiler: Emily and Scout, Scout]], the fae Princess of Spring]], Spring, whom we first meet as a ([[GreenThumb literal]]) flower girl on the wedding that starts the plot of LF. CheerfulChild who later grows up to be [[SpiritedYoungLady quite]] [[PoliticallyActivePrincess savvy]].
30th Sep '17 7:13:05 AM Veanne
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The daughter of [[spoiler: Emily and Scout, the Princess of Spring]], whom we first meet as a ([[GreenThumb literal) flower girl on the weeding that starts the plot of LF. CheerfulChild who later grows up to be [[SpiritedYoungLady quite savvy]].

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The daughter of [[spoiler: Emily and Scout, the Princess of Spring]], whom we first meet as a ([[GreenThumb literal) literal]]) flower girl on the weeding wedding that starts the plot of LF. CheerfulChild who later grows up to be [[SpiritedYoungLady quite quite]] [[PoliticallyActivePrincess savvy]].
30th Sep '17 7:09:26 AM Veanne
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* ThouShallNotKill: [[DeadpanSnarker Snarks about it]], but she really would prefer the sentients of the world to just get along already.








* DesperatelyCravesAffection: Hence her LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces for the first book and a half.






* GreenEyedMonster: Feels guilty about her glee caused by the sudden appearance of plot that will prevent Una from going on a date, but the glee is very much there.




* {{Bridezilla}}: In lf1. Not helped by [[GreenThumb Suzie's heaps of flowers]].



* TheCynic: With deeply hidden romantic longings.
* DontYouDarePityMe: Unless, of course, you like getting (attempted) {{Hannibal Lecture}}s and {{Death Glare}}s.



* {{Ojou}}: Despite losing ''some'' of the aggression from her Academy years, Jesse remains incredibly haughty.

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* {{Ojou}}: Despite losing ''some'' {{Pride}}: She has InferioritySuperiorityComplex, mainly over "disappointing" Lilith and covers it up with StrawNihilist attitude (that Scout [[DareToBeBadass sees right through]]). The crux of her CharacterDevelopment is learning that life isn't one great test she must ace.
* RoadTripRomance: With [[NonActionGuy Gilbert]] in FS. [[spoiler: In
the aggression from next book they go on [[HappilyMarried their honeymoon trip]].]]
* SarcasticDevotee: To the mission in FS, although
her Academy years, Jesse remains incredibly haughty.version of "sensible action" involves much more JackBauerInterrogationTechnique than Emily is comfortable with.
* {{Tsundere}}: Towards Gilbert.



* {{Tsundere}}: Towards Gilbert.

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* {{Tsundere}}: Towards Gilbert.



* BrainsAndBrawn: While he can hold his own in battle, he tends to be the strategist to Jesse's more straightforward ActionGirl. Not to mention, he can actually formulate spells.

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* BrainsAndBrawn: While he can hold his own in battle, he tends to be the strategist to Jesse's more straightforward ActionGirl. Not to mention, he can actually formulate new spells.




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* RoadTripRomance: With [[LadyOfWar Jesse]] in FS. [[spoiler: In the next book they go on [[HappilyMarried their honeymoon trip]].]]




Gilbert's companion automaton. One of the few automata in the Empire that can perform a variety of tasks, Jeeves tends to the day-to-day worries of his master, as well as any side tasks given him.

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Gilbert's companion automaton. One of the few automata in the Empire that can perform a variety of tasks, Jeeves tends to the day-to-day worries of his master, as well as any side tasks given him.to him.






* FallenAngel: He wasn't one of the higher ranking members of the choir, but he was an angel (named Ben'ai) prior to The Fall.

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* BigBrotherInstinct: Despises the fact that he will do anything to keep Chloe from danger (what sort of a [[AntiVillain demon]] does that?).
* FallenAngel: He wasn't Not one of the higher ranking members of the choir, but he was an angel (named Ben'ai) prior to The Fall.named Ben'ai before he sauntered vaguely downwards.




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* TrappedInVillainy: In FS. When freed from his boss, strives to be a TrueNeutral trader, but ends up in the role of BoxedCrook of sorts, partly because he [[BigBrotherInstinct can't let Chloe go into danger]] on her own.






* LikeBrotherAndSister: Argues with Benny thusly.

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* LikeBrotherAndSister: Argues with Benny thusly. [[spoiler: For good reasons.]]









!!Eserver the Mirror Fiend
Lord of the Mirror Realm, servant of the Winter Court. Introduced in a04.

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!!Eserver !![[SdrawkcabName Esrever]] the Mirror Fiend
Lord of the Mirror Realm, [[DarkIsNotEvil servant of the Winter Court.Court]]. Introduced in a04.


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!!Susan (Suzie) [[spoiler: Moonthistle]]
The daughter of [[spoiler: Emily and Scout, the Princess of Spring]], whom we first meet as a ([[GreenThumb literal) flower girl on the weeding that starts the plot of LF. CheerfulChild who later grows up to be [[SpiritedYoungLady quite savvy]].
30th Sep '17 5:42:46 AM Veanne
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* LovingAShadow: Una is very starved for romantic love, but looking for it in very wrong places. [[EveryoneCanSeeIt Even her mirror-copy can see]] [[ObliviousToLove Nel's feelings for her]].
29th Sep '17 8:45:54 AM Veanne
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The central character of the First Age, she is the last true [[WizardsAndWitches witch]], or human user of Fae magic. Kinda. It's a long story.
* BlessedWithSuck: It's due to her grandmother's blessing that Emily can't remember spells; she has to copy each spell by hand for each time she wants to use it. [[spoiler:This is because humans reciting spells BURNS THEIR BRAINS OUT.]]

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The central character of the First Age, she is the last true (read: [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity sane]]) [[WizardsAndWitches witch]], or human user of Fae magic. Kinda. It's a long story.
* BlessedWithSuck: It's due to her grandmother's blessing that Emily can't remember spells; she has to copy each spell by hand for each time she wants to use it. [[spoiler:This is because humans reciting spells BURNS THEIR BRAINS OUT.reading a spell burns the surface it's written on. If written on human brain... WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity hits the human very, very hard.]]



* TerrorHero: She can do it... Some strategically placed blood, a suitably scary [[MasterOfIllusion illusion]] and lots of bloody-minded attitude can get Emily quite far.

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* TerrorHero: She can do it... Some once handled a MauveShirt baddie using naught but some strategically placed blood, a suitably scary [[MasterOfIllusion illusion]] and lots of bloody-minded attitude can get Emily quite far.
attitude.



* [[FirstEpisodeSpoiler First Chapter Spoiler]]: Scout's connection with Lady Winter and his status as undead is revealed at the end of a01.

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* [[FirstEpisodeSpoiler First Chapter Spoiler]]: Scout's connection with Lady Winter and his status as undead is undeath are revealed at the end of a01.



* OurZombiesAreDifferent: Type R (for Revenant). Scout is, for all intents and purposes, a person. He looks, talks, and acts like one (if he's a bit antisocial). However, he IS undead, thanks to Lady Winter turning him into a Winterhound.

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* OurZombiesAreDifferent: Type R (for Revenant). Scout is, for all intents and purposes, a person. He looks, talks, and acts like one (if he's a bit antisocial). antisocial and TheNeedless). However, he IS undead, a [[TheWildHunt Winterhound]], thanks to Lady Winter turning him into a Winterhound.Winter's ... affections. Ekhm.



* TheWildHunt: One of the Winterhounds. When he gives in to the Wild Hunt in him, he gets ''scary''.

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* TheWildHunt: One of It drives the Winterhounds. When he Scout gives in to the Wild Hunt in him, he gets ''scary''.



* ExpospeakGag: A problem all Orbitals have, actually.

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* ExpospeakGag: A problem all the Orbitals have, actually.



* SpaceClothes: Very shiny. She loves dressing-up, though.

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* SpaceClothes: Very shiny. She loves dressing-up, dressing-up in everything not silver-and-shiny, though.



* {{Glamour}}: She uses glamour as defined on the trope page, but to Lady Morgana, rather than to herself. Most of the time, she uses it to [[BeneathNotice blend into the background]].

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* {{Glamour}}: She uses glamour as defined on the trope page, but to on Lady Morgana, rather than to herself. Most of the time, she uses it to her preferred use of illusions is [[BeneathNotice blend blending into the background]].



* TheReliableOne: During Una's more scatterbrained moments.



* SatelliteLoveInterest: Arguably, Nel's two defining traits are her talents with Glamour (as noted above) and her endless devotion to Una.

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* SatelliteLoveInterest: Arguably, Nel's two defining traits are her talents with Glamour glamour (as noted above) and her endless devotion to Una.



* DoomedHometown[=/=]WhereIWasBornAndRazed: She and Emily were from the same village. You can do the math from there.
* HeelFaceTurn: She starts out as the WarmupBoss in a01, and is subsequently [[{{Deprogram}} cured of all the damage caused to her brain]] over the years in FS.
* LadyOfWar: In addition to being a gifted spellcaster, she's a master fencer.

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* DoomedHometown[=/=]WhereIWasBornAndRazed: She and Emily were come from the same village. You can do the math from there.
* HeelFaceTurn: She starts out as the WarmupBoss in a01, and is subsequently [[{{Deprogram}} cured of all the damage caused to her brain]] over the years in TimeSkip before FS.
* LadyOfWar: LadyOfWar / MagicKnight: In addition to being a gifted spellcaster, she's a master fencer.




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* MrFanservice: More British and understated that Scout, but he's an absolute sweetie with infinite patience. Cute, too, if you count the {{Pirate Girl}}s and such who give him longing looks - but always faithful to his chosen lady.
1st Sep '17 4:59:38 AM XFllo
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* ShoutOut: Astro Gal and family are defined by references to [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden]] and [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] comic books. Her powers (invincibility, flying, and super-senses) are directly taken from Franchise/{{Superman}}, the origin story is more or less that of the ComicBook/FantasticFour, the combination teenage angst and high-schooler disguise recalls ComicBook/SpiderMan. Various other superhero signature lines are bandied about in the prose and dialogue, and [[{{Expy}} Expies]] of other superheroes appear in flashback or are mentioned in dialogue.

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* ShoutOut: Astro Gal and family are defined by references to [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden]] and [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] comic books. Her powers (invincibility, flying, and super-senses) are directly taken from Franchise/{{Superman}}, the origin story is more or less that of the ComicBook/FantasticFour, the combination teenage angst and high-schooler disguise recalls ComicBook/SpiderMan. Various other superhero signature lines are bandied about in the prose and dialogue, and [[{{Expy}} Expies]] of other similar superheroes appear in flashback or are mentioned in dialogue.
16th Jun '16 11:07:06 AM Veanne
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* ShadowWalker: Part of the Winterhound power package, but it is limited to shadows within visible range.



* TeleportersAndTransporters: Part of the Winterhound skill-set is the ability to transport through shadow; however, it is limited to shadows within visible range.
13th Jun '16 9:11:18 AM Veanne
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* AfraidOfTheirOwnStrength: Specifically, the strength that comes from Lady Winter. He has tremendous amounts of moral fear.
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