History Characters / KeysToTheKingdom

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.

* 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. %%* ManipulativeBastardleft 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...
4th Aug '15 7:12:08 PM Adept
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* FrogsAndToads: Part 1, Fortitude, manifests as a toad.
20th Jun '15 6:57:06 PM nombretomado
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These are some of the characters from [[Creator/GarthNix Garth Nix's]] KeysToTheKingdom series and tropes that are associated with them.
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These are some of the characters from [[Creator/GarthNix Garth Nix's]] KeysToTheKingdom ''Literature/KeysToTheKingdom'' series and tropes that are associated with them.
3rd May '15 11:02:31 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: To [[ClassicalMythology Prometheus]].
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* ShoutOut: To [[ClassicalMythology [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Prometheus]].
11th Apr '15 9:28:57 PM WonSab
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* HourOfPower: The Trustees can only visit the Secondary Realms on the day they are named after. Their Dawn, Noon and Dusk are restricted to their time of day. %%* DayOfTheWeekName
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* DayOfTheWeekName: Each of the Trustees is named for a day of the week. * HourOfPower: The Accord between the Trustees can only visit forbids them from interfering with the Secondary Realms on outside the day they are named after. Their Dawn, Noon and Dusk are restricted to can only leave the House during their time of day. %%* DayOfTheWeekNameday.

* VillanousValor: 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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* VillanousValor: 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.

%%* MagicMirror: Her key. %5* WingedHumanoid: Can become this.
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%%* * MagicMirror: Her key. %5* The Fifth Key, which she uses to transport herself and her entourage throughout the universe and drain mortals of their memories. * WingedHumanoid: Can become this. One of only a few Trustees to demonstrate the form -- preceding members of the Court of Days either had charge of regions of the House where flight was inadvisable (Tuesday and Thursday) or were prevented from using wings by the nature of their afflictions (Monday and Wednesday).

%%* EvilSorcerer %%* TheStarscream
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%%* EvilSorcerer %%* TheStarscream* EvilSorcerer: Her full self-styled title is "Superior Sorcerer of the Upper House." * TheStarscream: She's second in command within the House as run by the Trustees and spends the bulk of her resources attempting to reach the Incomparable Gardens and overthrow Sunday. * TimeAbyss: As the first Denizen ever created, she is ''the oldest being in the Universe'' aside from the Architect and the Old One.

%%* YouGottaHaveBlueHair
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%%* YouGottaHaveBlueHair * YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Has electric blue hair.
13th Nov '14 1:18:44 PM Discar
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* [[spoiler: AscendedToAHigherPlaneOfExistence]]: At the end of Lord Sunday, Arthur [[spoiler: becomes the New Architect.]]
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* [[spoiler: AscendedToAHigherPlaneOfExistence]]: AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: At the end of Lord Sunday, Arthur [[spoiler: becomes the New Architect.]]

* KidHero * IJustWantToBeNormal
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* %%* KidHero * %%* IJustWantToBeNormal

* NewTransferStudent
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* %%* NewTransferStudent

* ShroudedInMyth * TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard: His title. * WeaponOfChoice: The Keys ** HeroesPreferSwords: The First and Fourth Keys. ** ProngsOfPoseidon: The Third Key. ** PowerFist: The Second Key ** RoyalRapier: The Fourth Key in its combat form.
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* %%* ShroudedInMyth * %%* TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard: His title. * %%* WeaponOfChoice: The Keys ** %%** HeroesPreferSwords: The First and Fourth Keys. ** %%** ProngsOfPoseidon: The Third Key. ** %%** PowerFist: The Second Key ** %%** RoyalRapier: The Fourth Key in its combat form.

* GenkiGirl * GuileHero * InnocentFanserviceGirl * KidHero
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* %%* GenkiGirl * %%* GuileHero * %%* InnocentFanserviceGirl * %%* KidHero

* [[spoiler:OvernightAgeUp: In ''Lord Sunday'''s epilogue, requested of the New Architect given her actual age. She also calls dibs on being Lady Sunday.]] * PluckyGirl
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* [[spoiler:OvernightAgeUp: OvernightAgeUp: [[spoiler: In ''Lord Sunday'''s epilogue, requested of the New Architect given her actual age. She also calls dibs on being Lady Sunday.]] * %%* PluckyGirl

* KidHero
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* %%* KidHero

* [[WhoNamesTheirKidDude Who Names Their Kid "Leaf"?]]: Hippie parents strike even TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture.
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* [[WhoNamesTheirKidDude Who Names Their Kid "Leaf"?]]: WhoNamesTheirKidDude: Hippie parents strike even TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture.

* [[spoiler: BigBad: All the events of the series are down to her, due to her plan to destroy the universe.]]

* TheChessmaster
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* %%* TheChessmaster

* ObstructiveBureaucrat * [[spoiler: HaveYouSeenMyGod]] * [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]
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* %%* ObstructiveBureaucrat * [[spoiler: HaveYouSeenMyGod]] * [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]%%* HaveYouSeenMyGod %%* ManipulativeBastard

* SupportingLeader
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* %%* SupportingLeader

* [[spoiler: WhoWantsToLiveForever]]
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* [[spoiler: WhoWantsToLiveForever]]WhoWantsToLiveForever

* [[HourOfPower Day Of Power]]: The Trustees can only visit the Secondary Realms on the day they are named after. Their Dawn, Noon and Dusk are restricted to their time of day. * DayOfTheWeekName
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* [[HourOfPower Day Of Power]]: HourOfPower: The Trustees can only visit the Secondary Realms on the day they are named after. Their Dawn, Noon and Dusk are restricted to their time of day. * %%* DayOfTheWeekName

* [[SaveTheVillain Heal The Villain]]: Arthur heals his 'Sloth' affliction at the end of the book, resulting in him becoming cheery and less evil.

* [[SaveTheVillain Heal The Villain]]: SaveTheVillain: Arthur heals his 'Sloth' affliction at the end of the book, resulting in him becoming cheery and less evil.

* {{Greed}}
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* %%* {{Greed}}

* [[spoiler: DyingAsYourself]]: [[spoiler: She struggles to maintain her human form as she dies rather than becoming the malformed beast Arthur had seen earlier. Arthur notes that it seems to be taking a large amount of effort to do so.]] * ProngsOfPoseidon: Her key.
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* [[spoiler: DyingAsYourself]]: DyingAsYourself: [[spoiler: She struggles to maintain her human form as she dies rather than becoming the malformed beast Arthur had seen earlier. Arthur notes that it seems to be taking a large amount of effort to do so.]] * %%* ProngsOfPoseidon: Her key.

* [[spoiler: RedemptionEqualsDeath]]
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* [[spoiler: RedemptionEqualsDeath]]RedemptionEqualsDeath

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

* WouldHurtAChild: Oh, yes.
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* %%* WouldHurtAChild: Oh, yes.

* MagicMirror: Her key. * WingedHumanoid: Can become this.
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* %%* MagicMirror: Her key. * %5* WingedHumanoid: Can become this.

* EvilSorcerer * TheStarscream * TheUnfought
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* %%* EvilSorcerer * %%* TheStarscream * %%* TheUnfought

* YouGottaHaveBlueHair
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* %%* YouGottaHaveBlueHair

* DimensionLord
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* %%* DimensionLord

* {{Pride}}
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* %%* {{Pride}}

* [[ChainedToARock Chained To A Clock]]: With torture-puppets instead of cuckoos that rip out his eyes every day.
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* [[ChainedToARock Chained To ChainedToARock: A Clock]]: With clock, with torture-puppets instead of cuckoos that rip out his eyes every day.

* CoolOldGuy
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* %%* CoolOldGuy

* MagicMusic
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* %%* MagicMusic

* [[spoiler: DeceptiveDisciple]]: [[spoiler: Pretends to follow Arthur in ''Mister Monday'' only to later betray him and join Superior Saturday.]] * [[spoiler: WhatHappenedToTheMouse]]: [[spoiler: Disappears after nuking the hospital and isn't seen again.]]
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* [[spoiler: DeceptiveDisciple]]: DeceptiveDisciple: [[spoiler: Pretends to follow Arthur in ''Mister Monday'' only to later betray him and join Superior Saturday.]] * [[spoiler: WhatHappenedToTheMouse]]: WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: Disappears after nuking the hospital and isn't seen again.]]
13th Nov '14 12:09:10 PM Discar
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[[folder:Main Characters]]
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[[folder:Main Characters]] !!Main Characters [[folder:Arthur]]

[[folder:Main Characters]] The protagonist of the series, Arthur was an average asthmatic who was about to die until Mister Monday tried to loophole the Will by making him Heir. Even half of Monday's Key was enough to save Arthur's life, however, setting him on the path to collecting all the keys and fulfilling the Will. ----

[[folder:Main Characters]] [[/folder]] [[folder:Suzy]]

[[folder:Main Characters]] One of the Piper's Children, and one of Arthur's few friends in the House. ----

[[folder:Main Characters]] [[/folder]] [[folder:Leaf]]

[[folder:Main Characters]] One of Arthur's friends from Earth, Leaf is largely the POV character for all the strange things that happen on Earth due to the chaos in the House. ----

[[folder:Main Characters]] [[/folder]] [[folder:Fred]]

* BlackBestFriend: To Arthur in Sir Thursday
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One of the Piper's Children, serving in the Glorious Army of the Architect. ---- * BlackBestFriend: To Arthur in Sir Thursday Thursday.

* EmbodimentOfVirtue: Each part of The Will represents one of seven virtues. * TooDumbToLive: Most of the individual pieces. Dame Primus is generally much better about this. !!Dame Primus/[[spoiler: The Architect]]
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\n* EmbodimentOfVirtue: Each part of The Will represents one of seven virtues.\n* TooDumbToLive: Most of the individual pieces. Dame Primus is generally much better about this.\n\n!!Dame !!The Will/Dame Primus/[[spoiler: The Architect]] Architect]] The Will of the Architect, a sentient piece of magical legislation sent to the Trustees for them to carry out. Instead, they ripped it into seven pieces and imprisoned each. ----

\n* EmbodimentOfVirtue: Each part of The Will represents one of seven virtues. virtues. In order: Fortitude, Prudence, Faith, Justice, Temperance, Charity, and Hope. * TooDumbToLive: Most of FrogsAndToads: Part 1, Fortitude, manifests as a toad. * LazyBum / LawfulStupid / ObstructiveBureaucrat: Part 2, Prudence, refuses to acknowledge Arthur as the individual pieces. Dame Primus is generally much better about this. !!Dame Primus/[[spoiler: The Architect]] Rightful Heir without proper documentation. As such, they're forced to carry it around, while it does nothing but sleep.

\n* EmbodimentOfVirtue: Each part of The Will represents one of seven virtues. * TooDumbToLive: Most ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Temperance is perhaps the most reasonable of the individual pieces. Dame Primus is generally much better about this. !!Dame Primus/[[spoiler: The Architect]] Will's pieces.

\n* EmbodimentOfVirtue: Each part of The Will represents one of seven virtues. * TooDumbToLive: TooDumbToLive: ** Most of the individual pieces. Dame Primus is generally much better about this. !!Dame Primus/[[spoiler: this. ** Part 4, Justice, attacks [[spoiler: The Architect]] Piper]] in negotiations.

!!Part 1 (Fortitude) * FrogsAndToads !!Part 2 (Prudence) * BearsAreBadNews * LazyBum / LawfulStupid / ObstructiveBureaucrat: 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. !!Part 3 (Faith) * LegendaryCarp !!Part 4 (Justice) * KnightTemplar * TooDumbToLive: Good job attacking [[spoiler: The Piper]] in negotiations, Part 4. !!Part 5 (Temperance) * MixAndMatchCritters * ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Perhaps the most reasonable of the Will's pieces. * SizeShifter !!Part 6 (Charity) * AllLovingHero * ThePollyanna !!Part 7 (Hope) * HowDoYouLikeThemApples

[[folder:The Trustees]]
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!!The Trustees [[folder:The Trustees]] Trustees as a whole]] The rulers of the House, who were meant to carry out the Will of the Architect. They refused to give up power, tearing up the Will and imprisoning the pieces. ----

[[folder:The Trustees]] [[/folder]] [[folder:Monday]]

[[folder:The Trustees]] The first Trustee, who suffers from Sloth. ----

[[folder:The Trustees]] [[/folder]] [[folder:Tuesday]]

[[folder:The Trustees]] The second Trustee, who suffers from Greed. ----

[[folder:The Trustees]] [[/folder]] [[folder:Wednesday]]

[[folder:The Trustees]] The third Trustee, who suffers from Gluttony. ----

[[folder:The Trustees]] [[/folder]] [[folder:Thursday]]

[[folder:The Trustees]] The fourth Trustee, who suffers from Wrath. ----

[[folder:The Trustees]] [[/folder]] [[folder:Friday]]

* DrunkOnTheDarkSide: Her addiction to "experiencing"
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The fifth Trustee, who suffers from Lust. ---- * DrunkOnTheDarkSide: Her addiction to "experiencing""experiencing."

* DrunkOnTheDarkSide: Her addiction to "experiencing"[[/folder]] [[folder:Saturday]]

* DrunkOnTheDarkSide: Her addiction to "experiencing"The sixth Trustee, who suffers from Envy. ----

* DrunkOnTheDarkSide: Her addiction to "experiencing"[[/folder]] [[folder:Sunday]]

* DrunkOnTheDarkSide: Her addiction to "experiencing"The seventh Trustee, he suffers from Pride. ----

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[[folder:Other Characters]] !!Other Characters [[folder:The Old One]]

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[[folder:Other Characters]] The second oldest entity in existence, outpaced only by the Architect herself. ----

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[[folder:Other Characters]] [[/folder]] [[folder:The Mariner]]

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[[folder:Other Characters]] Son of the Old One and the Architect, the Mariner explores the Secondary Realms as a sailor. ----

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[[folder:Other Characters]] [[/folder]] [[folder:The Piper]]

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[[folder:Other Characters]] Another son of the Old One and the Architect, the Piper is best known for calling mortal children to the House. He was exiled into Nothing centuries ago. ----

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[[folder:Other Characters]] [[/folder]] [[folder:Pravuil]]

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[[folder:Other Characters]] An ally of Arthur's in the House. ----
7th Oct '14 11:19:57 AM supercomputer276
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* [[spoiler:OvernightAgeUp: In ''Lord Sunday'''s epilogue, requested of the New Architect given her actual age. She also calls dibs on being Lady Sunday.]]
27th Sep '14 2:07:25 PM SpectralTime
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* [[WhoNamesTheirKidDude Who Names Their Kid "Leaf"?]]
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* [[WhoNamesTheirKidDude Who Names Their Kid "Leaf"?]] "Leaf"?]]: Hippie parents strike even TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture.

* EvilOverlord: All of them (except Wednesday) * SevenDeadlySins: Each of them represents one of the seven sins, [[spoiler: having been corrupted by the Will]].
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* EvilOverlord: All of them them, to one degree or another (except Wednesday) Wednesday). * SevenDeadlySins: Each of them now represents one of the seven sins, [[spoiler: having been corrupted by the Will]].

* EvilOverlord: All of them (except Wednesday) * SevenDeadlySins: Each of them represents one of TheAtoner: Once Arthur takes the seven sins, key away from him and heals his mind, Monday becomes a much better and more-helpful person. ** RedemptionEqualsDeath: Delayed, but present: he and Tuesday both [[spoiler: having been corrupted get assassinated off-page by Dame Primus partway through the Will]]. third book.]]

* TokenGoodTeammate: The only Trustee to seek to give Arthur her Key. [[spoiler: This turns out to be a bad thing in the end.]]
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* TokenGoodTeammate: The only Trustee to seek to give Arthur her Key.Key willingly. [[spoiler: This turns out to be a bad thing in the end.]]

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

* BadBoss: He spends a fair bit of his page time beating up his subordinates. And then there's [[spoiler: his killing VillanousValor: His incredible willpower and self-control is the only thing holding back the power of the controlled Piper's Children]]Will, and it must be ''constant''. It'd be almost inspiring if he weren't such a violent jerk anyway.

* {{Lust}}
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* {{Lust}}{{Lust}}: Interpreted for a younger audience as an insatiable desire for the experiences and pleasures of mortal life, rather than, well...

* {{Envy}}
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* {{Envy}}{{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.

* [[ChainedToARock Chained To A Clock]] * EyeScream * ShoutOut: To [[ClassicalMythology Prometheus]]
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* [[ChainedToARock Chained To A Clock]] Clock]]: With torture-puppets instead of cuckoos that rip out his eyes every day. * EyeScream GoodThingYouCanHeal: His eyes do regrow almost as soon as his daily torture is over. Unfortunately, that doesn't make it hurt less. * 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... * ShoutOut: To [[ClassicalMythology Prometheus]] Prometheus]].

* FatherNeptune
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* FatherNeptuneFatherNeptune: The Platonic ideal, more or less.

* BodyHorror * CoolMask * MagicalFlutist
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* BodyHorror BodyHorror: Being soaked in corrosive proto-matter is ''awful'' for the complexion. * CoolMask CoolMask: To cover his deformity. * MagicalFlutistMagicalFlutist: Many of his powers revolve around the use of music.

* TheStarscream
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* TheStarscream 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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