History Characters / MemorySorrowAndThorn

15th Sep '16 4:21:35 PM OccasionalExister
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* AmbiguouslyHuman: She looks like an old woman, but everything about her seems to hint at her being something more without ever saying what.


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* DyingAlone: [[spoiler:By choice. After being mortally wounded by Utuk'ku's assassins, she leaves so no one will see her die, using her connection to Leleth to relay one last message to Josua and his supporters before passing on.]]
12th Jul '16 12:07:41 PM Morgenthaler
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* FieryRedhead: Simon fits the hot-headed image, but his hair is also a clue to his parentage.



* RedHeadedHero: Simon fits the hot-headed image, but his hair is also a clue to his parentage.
2nd Jul '16 10:34:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheObiWan: To Simon.



* TheObiWan: Acts in a small way as a mentor to ... the one-eyed monk. Passes on his League pendant to the latter before his HeroicSacrifice.

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* TheObiWan: TheMentor: Acts in a small way as a mentor to ... the one-eyed monk. Passes on his League pendant to the latter before his HeroicSacrifice.
3rd May '16 10:08:49 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* MosesInTheBullrushes: [[spoiler:He is revealed to be the direct descendant of Saint Eahlstan Fiskerne, and therefore the rightful heir to the throne.]]

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* MosesInTheBullrushes: MosesInTheBulrushes: [[spoiler:He is revealed to be the direct descendant of Saint Eahlstan Fiskerne, and therefore the rightful heir to the throne.]]
26th Apr '16 7:42:49 PM OccasionalExister
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* GoOutWithASmile: He does smiling at Simon's hands, happy that he had succeeded in fulfilling his task of [[spoiler:assassinating Amerasu.]]
* ScarilyCompetentTracker: He manages to track Simon and his friends all over the country.

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* GoOutWithASmile: He does dies smiling at Simon's hands, happy that he had succeeded in fulfilling his task of [[spoiler:assassinating Amerasu.]]
* ScarilyCompetentTracker: He manages to track Simon and his friends all over the country.kingdom.



* YouHaveFailedMe: Inverted. Following his defeat in the first book, he actually begs Utuk'ku to kill him for failing her. Instead, she proves his memories (albeit painfully for him) and decides the failure wasn't his fault, restoring his status and giving him a new mission to redeem himself.

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* YouHaveFailedMe: Inverted. Following his defeat in the first book, he actually begs Utuk'ku to kill him for failing her. Instead, she proves peers into his memories (albeit painfully for him) and decides the failure wasn't his fault, restoring his status and giving him a new mission to redeem himself.
23rd Apr '16 1:44:26 PM OccasionalExister
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!'''Duke Benigaris'''

The Duke of Nabban, Benigaris assumed the title at the Battle of Bullback Hill, where he betrayed Josua's forces and personally murdered his father, Leobardis.

* AloofBigBrother: He doesn't care much about his little brother, nor does he think much of him.
* MommasBoy: Initially he seems to be one, but as he begins losing the war against Josua and Camaris, he eventually cuts ties with her, [[spoiler:and doesn't even appear to feel bad when she commits suicide.]]
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: According to Aspitis, after he murdered his own father, Benigaris spent the night crying in remorse.
* {{Patricide}}: Personally murdered his father to gain his title. It says something that feeling remorse for it is one of his only redeeming moments.
* SuicideByCop: [[spoiler:After the war with Camaris and Josua arrives at his doorstep, and he realizes just how badly the world is screwed due to Elias's actions, he demands a DuelToTheDeath with Camaris for rule of Nabban. He knows he has very little chance of winning, but at least, in his mind, if anyone survives the end of the world, they'll remember him as the man who fought well against Camaris instead of as just a man who murdered his father for power.]]
* VillainousBreakdown: As the war against him begins to go badly, he displays his instability by murdering an astronomer who gave him a bad prediction and cutting all ties with his mother.

23rd Apr '16 1:21:58 PM OccasionalExister
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* MentorOccupationalHazard: [[spoiler:After serving as a good mentor and friend to Simon, he does protecting him.]]



* [[spoiler: ObiWanMoment]]: Saves Simon from [[spoiler: Pryrates]], but [[spoiler: is killed in doing so]].

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* [[spoiler: ObiWanMoment]]: ObiWanMoment: Saves Simon from [[spoiler: Pryrates]], but [[spoiler: is killed in doing so]].


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* EvenEvilHasStandards: After trying to get information from a child, one of Fengbald's men asks if he wants the kid dead, seemingly for no reason other than ForTheEvulz. Fengbald is insulted, asking if the man thinks he's a demon.


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* FormerlyFat: He used to be chubby, but he loses a lot of weight after working in the forge.
23rd Apr '16 1:12:05 PM OccasionalExister
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!'''Ingen Jegger'''

A Black Rimmersman who serves Utuk'ku as her Huntsman. He hounds Simon and his friends in the first book and is defined by his loyalty to his mistress.

* TheBeastmaster: He's the master of the monstrous Norn hounds and frequently employs them in his hunts.
* {{Determinator}}: Say what you will about the man, but he will not give up. Best shown following the aftermath of the first book when he's nearly killed by a dragon, but still manages to drag himself off a mountain and back to his Queen.
* TheDragon: Serves as this to Utuk'ku in the first two books, being her primary agent.
* GoOutWithASmile: He does smiling at Simon's hands, happy that he had succeeded in fulfilling his task of [[spoiler:assassinating Amerasu.]]
* ScarilyCompetentTracker: He manages to track Simon and his friends all over the country.
* UndyingLoyalty: Despite being a human, his only desire is to serve the Norn Queen.
* YouHaveFailedMe: Inverted. Following his defeat in the first book, he actually begs Utuk'ku to kill him for failing her. Instead, she proves his memories (albeit painfully for him) and decides the failure wasn't his fault, restoring his status and giving him a new mission to redeem himself.
23rd Apr '16 12:50:54 PM OccasionalExister
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* KarmicDeath: The relatives of some of the people he murdered lure him into a trap and kill him via HeroicSacrafice.

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* KarmicDeath: The relatives of some of the people he murdered lure him into a trap and kill him via HeroicSacrafice.HeroicSacrifice.



!'''Jeremias'''

A boyhood friend of Simon's from the Hayholt, he was a former chandler's apprentice until Inch took him as his own student. With Rachel's help, he manages to escape the Hayholt and eventually joins Josua's side in the war.

* AscendedExtra: He starts off as a very minor character who appears briefly in the first two books. In the third book, he's still not a main character but he gets a much more prominent role.
* BigBrotherInstinct: Has this towards [[CreepyChild Leleth]], and he becomes one of the few people besides Geloe that she shows visible attention to.
* ChildhoodFriends: He was Simon's best friend at the Hayholt. They eventually reunite in the third book and quickly resume their friendship.
* TheSquire: He volunteers to become this to Simon following Simon's knighthood. Though Simon leaves with Miriamele, leaving Jeremias behind before he can do any official squire duties.



* MostreatmentInducedBetrayal: Doctor Morgenes might have lived longer had he not fired Inch.

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* MostreatmentInducedBetrayal: MistreatmentInducedBetrayal: Doctor Morgenes might have lived longer had he not fired Inch.


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* SuicidalCosmicTemperTantrum: Aditu theorizes that though she wants to die, she can't bear the idea that others will live on with her gone. So she wants to arrange the greatest cataclysm imaginable to [[TakingYouWithMe take as many people with her as possible.]]
23rd Apr '16 12:31:21 PM OccasionalExister
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* KarmicDeath: The relatives of some of the people he murdered lure him into a trap and kill him via HeroicSacrfice.

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* KarmicDeath: The relatives of some of the people he murdered lure him into a trap and kill him via HeroicSacrfice.HeroicSacrafice.



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: The giant wheel in his foundry and which he was using in an attempt to torture Simon to death, is what ends up killing him. He gets caught on it and is literally ground into chunks in the machinery.





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\n* MostreatmentInducedBetrayal: Doctor Morgenes might have lived longer had he not fired Inch.
* TheResenter: Towards Simon in particular for taking his job but Pryrates notes that Inch has managed to get rid of everyone smarter and better looking than him.
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