History Characters / KeysToTheKingdom

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* AssholeVictim: After everything she's done throughout the series, it's nigh-impossible to feel any sympathy when [[spoiler: the Piper kills her in revenge for disfiguring him.]]
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* LazyBum[=/=]LawfulStupid[=/=]ObstructiveBureaucrat: Part 2, Prudence, refuses to acknowledge Arthur as the Rightful Heir without proper documentation. As such, they're forced to carry it around, while it does nothing but sleep.

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* LazyBum[=/=]LawfulStupid[=/=]ObstructiveBureaucrat: LawfulStupid: Part 2, Prudence, refuses to acknowledge Arthur as the Rightful Heir without proper documentation. As such, they're forced to carry it around, while it does nothing but sleep.
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* {{Lust}}: Interpreted for a younger audience as an insatiable desire for the experiences and pleasures of mortal life, rather than, well...

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* {{Lust}}: Interpreted for a younger audience as an insatiable desire for the experiences and pleasures of mortal life, rather than, [[ReallyGetsAround well...]]
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* ChekhovsGunman: He's first introduced in ''Grim Tuesday'', but gains a prominent role in ''Sir Thursday''.
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* BlackBestFriend: To Arthur in Sir Thursday.

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* BlackBestFriend: To Arthur in Sir Thursday.
''Sir Thursday''.



* DeceptiveDisciple: [[spoiler: Pretends to follow Arthur in ''Mister Monday'' only to later betray him and join Superior Saturday.]]
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: Disappears after nuking the hospital and isn't seen again.]]

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* DeceptiveDisciple: [[spoiler: Pretends He pretends to follow Arthur in ''Mister Monday'' Monday'', only to later betray him him, and join it's shown that he actually works for Superior Saturday.]]
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: Disappears He disappears after nuking the hospital and isn't seen again.]]


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[[folder:The Skinless Boy]]
!!The Skinless Boy

A Cocigrue, or Spirit-Eater, that was created by Superior Saturday as part of her plan to blackmail Arthur into giving up his Keys.
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* DemBones: Half his true form resembles a red skeleton.
* EvilTwin: He's identical in appearance to Arthur.
* GlamourFailure: His true form can be seen through a veil of raindrops on a sunny day or by the application of various sorceries.
* HiveMind: He is able to form one with the people he controls, due to them being infected by the same type of mold in his body.
* HumanoidAbomination: He looks mostly like a normal human boy, but is actually a type of dangerous Nithling.
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* ScaledUp: [[spoiler: Can transform into a massive serpent to attack.]]

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* ScaledUp: [[spoiler: Can He can transform into a massive serpent to attack.]]



* CoolTrain: Covered in spikes on the outside to stop denizens climbing on it, and is the only way to get in, or out, of the massive pit in the Secondary Realms. Also has an equally cool train station (Which Tuesday has to repair all the time because it keeps being degraded by nothing) copied from one on Earth.

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* CoolTrain: Covered in spikes on the outside to stop denizens climbing on it, and is the only way to get in, or out, of the massive pit in the Secondary Realms. Also has an equally cool train station (Which (which Tuesday has to repair all the time because it keeps being degraded by nothing) Nothing) copied from one on Earth.



* TheCollector: Has a tower filled with treasures, including [[spoiler: The Mariner.]]

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* TheCollector: Has a tower filled with treasures, including [[spoiler: The the Mariner.]]



* TrickedOutGloves[=/=]PowerFist: The Second Key, in the form of a pair of gauntlets which can be used to create things out of nothing.

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* TrickedOutGloves[=/=]PowerFist: TrickedOutGloves: The Second Key, in the form of a pair of gauntlets which can be used to create things out of nothing.



* HeelFaceTurn: She concludes that her affliction was caused by the Trustees disobeying the Will and thus aims to give her Key to a Rightful Heir. Unfortunately, she told [[BigBad Superior Saturday]] of her intention first...



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: She attempts to give Arthur the Key and Will of her own accord, knowing she wasn't a suitable Duchess of the Border Sea. [[spoiler: [[ForWantOfANail If she hadn't told]] [[BigBad Superior Saturday]] [[ForWantOfANail of her plan prior, she would have been much more successful.]]]]

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: She attempts to give Arthur the Key and Will of her own accord, knowing she wasn't a suitable Duchess of the Border Sea. [[spoiler: [[ForWantOfANail If she hadn't told]] [[BigBad Superior Saturday]] [[ForWantOfANail of her plan prior, plan, she would have been much more successful.]]]]



* WombLevel: [[spoiler: Since Feverfews island is inside her, they have to go into her mouth to defeat him.]]

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* WombLevel: [[spoiler: Since Feverfews Feverfew's island is inside her, they have to go into her mouth stomach to defeat him.]]



* BadBoss: He spends a fair bit of his page time beating up his subordinates. And then there's [[spoiler: his killing of the mind-controlled Piper's Children]]

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* BadBoss: He spends a fair bit of his page time beating up his subordinates. And then there's [[spoiler: his killing of the mind-controlled Piper's Children]]Children]].



* [[spoiler: ISurrenderSuckers: She pretends to leave her key in her realm and give it up to whoever takes it first. Said key is actually a fake, and a very dangerous trap]]

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* [[spoiler: ISurrenderSuckers: [[spoiler: She pretends to leave her key in her realm and give it up to whoever takes it first. Said key is actually a fake, and a very dangerous trap]]trap.]]



* BadBoss: She punishes subordinates who have failed her by essentially ''turning them inside out''. Since Denizens are immortal, this is a FateWorseThanDeath for them.



* {{Blackmail}}: She attempts to blackmail Arthur into giving up the Keys he has acquired by using his family, who the [[EvilTwin Skinless Boy]] has under his control, as leverage. However, Arthur manages to destroy the Skinless Boy.



* ItsAllAboutMe: Destroys entire sections of the house in an attempt to catch up to Lord Sunday, just because she wants his position. [[spoiler: Even as she dies, she claims that nothing would have ever gone wrong if she'd just been Sunday.]]

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* FalseFriend: Saturday pretends to agree to take part in Wednesday's plan to give their Keys to a Rightful Heir, but she betrays Wednesday with the help of the other Trustees.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Destroys She destroys entire sections of the house in an attempt to catch up to Lord Sunday, just because she wants his position. [[spoiler: Even as she dies, she claims that nothing would have ever gone wrong if she'd just been Sunday.]]



* TimeAbyss: Claims to be the first Denizen ever created, which would make her ''the oldest being in the Universe'' aside from the Architect and the Old One.

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* TimeAbyss: Claims She claims to be the first Denizen ever created, which would make her ''the oldest being in the Universe'' aside from the Architect and the Old One.



The seventh Trustee, he suffers from Pride.

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The seventh Trustee, he who suffers from Pride.



* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: With the Mariner near the end of the book.

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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: With the Mariner near the end of the his titular book.



* GenreSavvy: Knows about Saturday's attempts to reach his tower, but doesn't care.

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* GenreSavvy: Knows He knows about Saturday's attempts to reach his tower, but doesn't care.



* TheDogBitesBack: [[spoiler: He kills Superior Saturday after learning that she had him thrown in Nothing and then blamed his brother, Lord Sunday.]]



* TheStarscream: Exiled for attempting to usurp the Architect, and is currently trying to conquer the House again with a new army behind him.

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* TheStarscream: Exiled He was exiled for attempting to usurp the Architect, and is currently trying to conquer the House again with a new army behind him.
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* ShoutOut: To ThePiedPiperOfHamelin.

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* ShoutOut: To ThePiedPiperOfHamelin.Literature/ThePiedPiperOfHamelin.
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* ItsAllAboutMe: Destroys entire sections of the house in an attempt to catch up to Lord Sunday. Just because she wants his position. [[spoiler: even as she dies, she claims nothing would have ever gone wrong if she'd just been Sunday]]

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* ItsAllAboutMe: Destroys entire sections of the house in an attempt to catch up to Lord Sunday. Just Sunday, just because she wants his position. [[spoiler: even Even as she dies, she claims that nothing would have ever gone wrong if she'd just been Sunday]]Sunday.]]



* WeHardlyKnewYe: Physically appears very rarely, though is behind most of the evil throughout the books.

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* WeHardlyKnewYe: Physically appears very rarely, though is she's behind most of the evil throughout the books.



* MagicalFlutist: Controls Piper's children with his pipes.

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* MagicalFlutist: Controls the Piper's children with his pipes.
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* AGodAmI/AGodIAmNot: Played with later on. Arthur himself never claims to be godlike in any way, and doesn't want to be, but [[spoiler: his transformation as a result of using the keys gradually makes him act more and more like one.]] Arthur himself is aware of and deeply troubled by this, and works against it, culminating in him [[spoiler: choosing to remake the old universe entirely instead of creating one of his own, and then splitting his human and architect selves from each other.]]

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* AGodAmI/AGodIAmNot: AGodIAmNot: Played with later on. Arthur himself never claims to be godlike in any way, and doesn't want to be, but [[spoiler: his transformation as a result of using the keys gradually makes him [[AGodAmI act more and more like one.one]].]] Arthur himself is aware of and deeply troubled by this, and works against it, culminating in him [[spoiler: choosing to remake the old universe entirely instead of creating one of his own, and then splitting his human and architect selves from each other.]]



* TheChosenOne: Possibly deconstructed since he was chosen as he was about to die and Monday expected he would get the Key back.

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* TheChosenOne: Possibly deconstructed since he was chosen as he was about to die and Monday expected that he would get the Key back.



%%* KidHero

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%%* KidHero* KidHero: He's only twelve years old when he gets dragged into the whole mess.



%%* WeaponOfChoice: The Keys

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%%* * WeaponOfChoice: The KeysKeys. Justified, as they have very useful abilities, such as aiding Arthur's survival in more ways than one.



%%** ProngsOfPoseidon: The Third Key.
%%** PowerFist: The Second Key
%%** RoyalRapier: The Fourth Key in its combat form.

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%%** ** ProngsOfPoseidon: The Third Key.
%%**
Key, which is a trident in its default form.
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PowerFist: The Second Key
%%** RoyalRapier:
Key, which consists of two gauntlets.
** RoyalRapier:
*** The complete First Key, which is a sword made of two clock hands.
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The Fourth Key in its combat form.
form, a sword.



* GenkiGirl: Very, very talkative and energetic.
* InnocentFanserviceGirl: Has nothing against taking off her clothes around others.

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* GenkiGirl: Very, She's very, very talkative and energetic.
* InnocentFanserviceGirl: Has She has nothing against taking off her clothes around others.



* {{Deuteragonist}}: Of ''Sir Thursday'' and ''Lady Friday''.



* ISeeDeadPeople[=/=]ISeeThemToo: She can see things from the House that are supposed to be InvisibleToNormals, due apparently to the spiritual sense she gets from her grandmother.

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* ISeeDeadPeople[=/=]ISeeThemToo: ISeeThemToo: She can see things from the House that are supposed to be InvisibleToNormals, due apparently to the spiritual sense she gets from her grandmother.
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* TokenGoodTeamate: Not Primus herself, but part 6, Charity, is quite helpful to Arthur, and even goes on to help Suzy and Giac later. Suzy is quite dissapointed when it merges with the others, saying it was the nicest of the lot by far.

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* TokenGoodTeamate: TokenGoodTeammate: Not Primus herself, but part 6, Charity, is quite helpful to Arthur, and even goes on to help Suzy and Giac later. Suzy is quite dissapointed when it merges with the others, saying that it was the nicest of the lot by far.
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