History Characters / KeysToTheKingdom

4th Oct '17 8:07:20 AM NightShade96
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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.
21st May '17 3:30:11 AM NightShade96
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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.
21st May '17 3:15:58 AM NightShade96
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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.
14th Apr '17 8:48:47 AM LaTriezieme
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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.]]



* DrunkOnTheDarkSide: Not actually the dark side, but his transformation from using the keys also has this kind of effect. In the seventh book in particular, he feels almost suicidally overconfident while wielding [[spoiler: both the fifth and sixth keys at once]] and comes very close to torching an entire planet in a show of force.



%%* ShroudedInMyth
%%* TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard: His various titles.

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%%* ShroudedInMyth
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* ShroudedInMyth: by the third book he has become this, due to the Will providing publicity. As for how well he lives up to it, see ExpectingSomeoneTaller above.
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TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard: His various titles.Apart from "Rightful Heir to the architect" he acquires new titles with every key he claims. By the later books, the full list has reached ridiculous extremes.



%%** HeroesPreferSwords: The First and Fourth Keys.

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%%** ** HeroesPreferSwords: The First and Fourth Keys.Keys turn into swords at various times. Subverted in that he never actually wields them as such.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Temperance is perhaps the most reasonable of the Will's pieces.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Temperance is perhaps the most reasonable of the Will's pieces. They even outright say their purpose is to ballance out the other pieces to make them more reasonable.
*RevengeBeforeReason: Part 4 is described as vindictive, and actually attacks [[spoiler: the Piper]] during diplomatic negotiation. [[GenreSavvy Arthur]] even sees this coming and makes them promise not to, and they stoop to LoopholeAbuse and ExactWords to do it.



*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.



* WhoWantsToLiveForever

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* WhoWantsToLiveForeverWhoWantsToLiveForever: [[spoiler: Her motif at the end. She wanted to die, but had to tear down her entire creation to do so]]



* RedemptionEqualsDeath

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* RedemptionEqualsDeathRedemptionEqualsDeath: Of a sort. She was already trying for redemption, but died within moments of giving her key to Arthur and being cured of her sin.



* DrillSergeantNasty: A particularly nasty one.

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* DrillSergeantNasty: A particularly nasty one. Doesn't help that he is curse with Wrath.



* [[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]]



* {{Envy}}: Being the ''second'' most powerful being in the universe is utterly intolerable to her not for the privileges that being the top dog would grant her, but because the thought of someone having it better than her consumes her.

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* {{Envy}}: Being the ''second'' most powerful being still active in the universe is utterly intolerable to her not for the privileges that being the top dog would grant her, but because the thought of someone having it better than her consumes her.



* 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]]



* TimeAbyss: As the first Denizen ever created, she is ''the oldest being in the Universe'' aside from the Architect and the Old One.

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


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*AllPowerfulBystander: An awful lot of trouble could have been avoided if he'd just got involved sooner, but his pride got in the way


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* TimeAbyss: he is very abtly named, being far older than most Denizens. [[spoiler: Ultimately revealed to be part of the arcitect, making him techncially the oldest being in the entire universe]]
10th Oct '16 12:18:50 PM SorPepita
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* AffablyEvil: He offers to let Arthur go free if he relinquishes his Keys to him, which will enable him to stop the flow of Nothing, and will not get involved in further intrusions on Earth. However, he does so whilst threatening to have [[EyeScream Arthurs eyes removed...]]

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* AffablyEvil: He offers to let Arthur go free if he relinquishes his Keys to him, which will enable him to stop the flow of Nothing, and will not get involved in further intrusions on Earth. However, he does so whilst threatening to have [[EyeScream Arthurs Arthur's eyes removed...]]






* EyeScream: It could be worse. Used to be his liver, as per the ShoutOut below. He almost lets it happen to Arthur instead, just to see if he's fallen far enough to let it happen for a moment's reprieve. He hasn't, but it's a close thing. After all, Arthur's won't grow back...



* EyeScream: It could be worse. Used to be his liver, as per the ShoutOut below. He almost lets it happen to Arthur instead, just to see if he's fallen far enough to let it happen for a moment's reprieve. He hasn't, but it's a close thing. After all, Arthur's won't grow back...












5th Apr '16 3:34:12 AM AgentTaffy
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* MagicalFlutist: Many of his powers revolve around the use of music.
* MagicMusic: Controls Piper's children with his pipes.

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* MagicalFlutist: Controls Piper's children with his pipes.
* MagicMusic:
Many of his powers revolve around the use of music.
* MagicMusic: Controls Piper's children with his pipes.
music.
5th Apr '16 3:31:43 AM AgentTaffy
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* KidHero: Well, not really. She's a 4 hundred-year-old woman with the mentality and body of a young girl.

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* KidHero: Well, not really. She's a 4 hundred-year-old woman with the mentality mind and body of a young girl.



%%* PluckyGirl

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%%* PluckyGirl* PluckyGirl: The epitome of the trope.
4th Apr '16 5:20:35 AM AgentTaffy
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%%* GenkiGirl
%%* GuileHero
%%* InnocentFanserviceGirl
%%* KidHero

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%%* GenkiGirl
%%* GuileHero
%%* InnocentFanserviceGirl
%%* KidHero
* GenkiGirl: Very, very talkative and energetic.
* InnocentFanserviceGirl: Has nothing against taking off her clothes around others.
* KidHero: Well, not really. She's a 4 hundred-year-old woman with the mentality and body of a young girl.



%%* KidHero

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%%* KidHero* KidHero: She's the same age as Arthur.



%%* ObstructiveBureaucrat

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%%* ObstructiveBureaucrat* ObstructiveBureaucrat: Insists on going through a ridiculously long agenda even though the situation calls for urgent action.




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* StatuesqueStunner: Their major status within the House grants them both attractiveness and physical height.



%%* {{Greed}}

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%%* {{Greed}}* {{Greed}}: His deadly sin.



%%* ProngsOfPoseidon: Her key.

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%%* * ProngsOfPoseidon: Her key.



%%* WouldHurtAChild: Oh, yes.

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%%* * WouldHurtAChild: Oh, yes.
yes. [[spoiler: He decapitated two Piper's children in a row.]]



%%* TheUnfought

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%%* TheUnfought* TheUnfought: [[spoiler: Arthur takes her down immediately in a very anticlimactic confrontation even though she was constantly made out to be the ultra-powerful [[TheChessmaster chessmaster]] behind all the evil in the series.]]



%%* DimensionLord

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%%* DimensionLord* DimensionLord: Why, it's even in his name.



%%* {{Pride}}

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%%* {{Pride}}* {{Pride}}: His sin. [[spoiler: Which is why he didn't tell Arthur about Dame Primus' true motives until it was too late...]]



%%* CoolOldGuy

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%%* CoolOldGuy* CoolOldGuy: Has a harpoon that can OHKO anything, and has lived for countless millenia.



%%* MagicMusic

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%%* MagicMusic* MagicMusic: Controls Piper's children with his pipes.
2nd Oct '15 4:35:35 AM Orbiting
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* ChildSoldier: He's twelve when he gets drafted into the House's army in ''Sir Thursday'', though he doesn't end up having to serve the century he was drafted for.



* 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: 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.



** ManipulativeBastard



* HaveYouSeenMyGod: The parts of her were imprisoned and incapable of action for millennium after the Architect left.
%%* ManipulativeBastard

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* HaveYouSeenMyGod: The seven parts of her were imprisoned and incapable of action for millennium after the Architect left.
%%* ManipulativeBastard
left and the House fell into decay.



* VillainousValor: His incredible willpower and self-control is the only thing holding back the power of the Will, and it must be ''constant''. It'd be almost inspiring if he weren't such a violent jerk anyway.

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* VillainousValor: His incredible willpower and self-control is the only thing holding back the power of the Will, and it must be ''constant''. It'd be almost inspiring if he weren't such a violent jerk anyway.jerk.
1st Oct '15 7:29:31 PM Orbiting
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%%* IJustWantToBeNormal

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%%* IJustWantToBeNormal* IJustWantToBeNormal: ''Really'' wants to just go home and stop transforming into an immortal-but-completely-inhuman Denizen.



%%* TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard: His title.

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%%* TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard: His title.various titles.



%%* TheChessmaster

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%%* TheChessmaster* TheChessmaster: It was all her plan. ''All'' of it.



* 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: 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.



%%* HaveYouSeenMyGod

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%%* HaveYouSeenMyGod* HaveYouSeenMyGod: The parts of her were imprisoned and incapable of action for millennium after the Architect left.



%%* SupportingLeader

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%%* SupportingLeader* SupportingLeader: Does most of the actual leading of the various parts of the House off-screen while Arthur goes to free the other parts of her.



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



* EyeScream: It could be worse. Used to be his liver, as per the ShoutOut below. He almost lets it happen to Arthur instead, just to see if he's fallen far enough to let it happen for a moment's reprive. He hasn't, but it's a close thing. After all, Arthur's won't grow back...

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* EyeScream: It could be worse. Used to be his liver, as per the ShoutOut below. He almost lets it happen to Arthur instead, just to see if he's fallen far enough to let it happen for a moment's reprive.reprieve. He hasn't, but it's a close thing. After all, Arthur's won't grow back...
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