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29th Jul '16 3:59:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Oh GOD yes. Harry thinks he's read the EvilOverlordList. Well, up until a little logistical problem in ''Small Favor''.[[note]]Guards with no tongues make alerting others difficult.[[/note]]


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* GenreSavvy: Oh GOD yes. Harry thinks he's read the EvilOverlordList. Well, up until a little logistical problem in ''Small Favor''.[[note]]Guards with no tongues make alerting others difficult.[[/note]]
23rd Jul '16 9:50:55 PM SpectralTime
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* IRegretNothing: When Harry got winged by the light of Uriel's halo in ''Skin Game'', he saw every bad thing he'd ever done in his entire life and how incredibly, unbelievably easy it would've been for him to have made another choice. Nicodemus, who got the full blast head-on, ''laughed in the archangel's face'' and mocked him for "judging" a mortal. [[spoiler: Averted at the very end of the book though: some part of him ''does'' regret what he does to his daughter, and pressing that chink in the man's otherwise-impenetrable mental armor is enough to make Nic flip out, break the deal, and try killing everyone, something that more-or-less directly leads to him losing virtually everything he has left.]]

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* IRegretNothing: When Harry got winged by the light of Uriel's halo in ''Skin Game'', he saw every bad thing he'd ever done in his entire life and how incredibly, unbelievably easy it would've been for him to have made another choice.choice and done the right thing. It crippled him with guilt. Nicodemus, who got the full blast head-on, ''laughed in the archangel's face'' and mocked him for "judging" a mortal. [[spoiler: Averted at the very end of the book though: some part of him ''does'' regret what he does to his daughter, and pressing that chink in the man's otherwise-impenetrable mental armor is enough to make Nic flip out, break the deal, and try killing everyone, something that more-or-less directly leads to him losing virtually everything he has left.]]
23rd Jul '16 8:04:10 PM Yozzy
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* IRegretNothing: When Harry got winged by the light of Uriel's halo in ''Skin Game'', he saw every bad thing he'd ever done in his entire life and how incredibly, unbelievably easy it would've been for him to have made another choice. Nicodemus, who got the full blast head-on, ''laughed in the archangel's face'' and mocked him for "judging" a mortal. [[spoiler: Averted at the very end of the book though: some part of him ''does'' regret what he does to his daughter, and pressing that chink in the man's otherwise-impenetrable mental armor is enough to make Nic flip out, break the deal, and try killing everyone, something that more-or-less directly leads to him losing virtually everything.]]

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* IRegretNothing: When Harry got winged by the light of Uriel's halo in ''Skin Game'', he saw every bad thing he'd ever done in his entire life and how incredibly, unbelievably easy it would've been for him to have made another choice. Nicodemus, who got the full blast head-on, ''laughed in the archangel's face'' and mocked him for "judging" a mortal. [[spoiler: Averted at the very end of the book though: some part of him ''does'' regret what he does to his daughter, and pressing that chink in the man's otherwise-impenetrable mental armor is enough to make Nic flip out, break the deal, and try killing everyone, something that more-or-less directly leads to him losing virtually everything.everything he has left.]]



Nicodemus's daughter (and [[ParentalIncest lover]]). His favorite subordinate, she's a powerful Denarian who takes the form of a clawed monster with long, flexible metal blades for hair that she can [[PrehensileHair move at will]]. While she's nowhere near as smart as her dad or as psychotically, destructively violent as her mother Tessa, she's plenty scary in her own right.

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Nicodemus's daughter (and [[ParentalIncest lover]]). His favorite subordinate, she's a powerful Denarian who takes the form of a clawed scaly, feminine monster with long, flexible metal blades for hair that she can [[PrehensileHair move at will]]. While she's nowhere near as smart as her dad or as psychotically, destructively violent as her mother Tessa, she's plenty scary in her own right.



* CombatTentacles: She produces razor sharp and thin blades from her hair.

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* CombatTentacles: She produces razor sharp and thin In her fallen form, her hair turns into thin, prehensile blades that look like they were cut from her hair.sheet metal.



* FaceDeathWithDignity:[[spoiler: When Niccodemus stabs her, she doesn't cry out. She merely kisses her father and tells him she loves him]]

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* FaceDeathWithDignity:[[spoiler: FaceDeathWithDignity: When Niccodemus stabs Nicodemus [[spoiler:stabs her, she doesn't cry out. She merely kisses her father and tells him she loves him]]him.]]



* IronicHell: [[spoiler: Being killed in the underworld of Greek mythology meant no Biblical heaven or hell, and Nicodemus comforted her about being safe from the wrath of God. But her afterlife would be specifically tailored to torment her in the way most appropriate to her sins.]]



* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: In ''Skin Game'' Tessa states that she has spent about 1500 years raising her. As it was said in an emotonal moment, there is likely truth to this statement.
* SacrificialLion: Almost literally. [[spoiler:Nick kills her by his own hand to open the Gate of Blood to access Hades vault.]]

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* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: In ''Skin Game'' Tessa states that she has spent about 1500 years raising her. As it was said in an emotonal emotional moment, there is likely truth to this statement.
* SacrificialLion: Almost literally. [[spoiler:Nick kills [[spoiler:She sacrifices herself by letting Nick stab her by his own hand to open the Gate of Blood to access Hades vault.]]
25th Jun '16 10:54:53 AM GliderPro
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[[folder: Lucifer]]
The Prince of Darkness. Father of Lies. The First Fallen. He once was an Archangel on high, but too much pride led him to rebel. He hasn't appeared in the series proper, but his influence and actions have influenced several plots, most notably giving Nicodemus and Anduriel access to Super-Hellfire in ''Small Favor''.

* BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil: He gives his people access to Archangel-tier Hellfire to help on their mission. This break is considered a showy two-time use of the power. In response, this gives Uriel the chance to grant Harry Dresden an equal blessing.
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: He fully realizes he just made a bunch of angels think they could take on their Creator and win. Though they lost, he realizes that pride in them could turn on him and they try taking him down. So, what does he do with the most dangerous of them? Send them out of Hell and put them in Coins to mess with humanity. They get away from him and further his agenda.
* GreaterScopeVillain: His actions in both the rebellion against Him and the implanting his top thirty fallen have caused a lot of strife for humans in their brief existence.
* NiceJobFixingItVillain: His giving Nicodemus Super Hellfire allows Uriel to give Harry Soulfire. With Soulfire, Harry has become Warden of Demonreach, destroyed the Red Court, destroyed the body Sharkface was using, taken out [[spoiler:Lasciel and leaving her Coin in Hades' vault]] and many other things. None of which would have happened if Lucifer hadn't given his gift to Nicodemus.
* OutGambitted: Against Uriel, he has lost. Uriel once tricked him and won some event.


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6th Jun '16 5:06:00 AM GliderPro
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* [[Characters/TheDresdenFilesUnfazedEverymansAndBadassNormals Ordinary People and Badass Normals]]

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* [[Characters/TheDresdenFilesUnfazedEverymansAndBadassNormals [[Characters/TheDresdenFilesOrdinaryPeopleAndBadassNormals Ordinary People and Badass Normals]]
5th Jun '16 1:35:57 AM GliderPro
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[[folder: Rasmussen]]

One of Ursiel's many hosts.

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* EvilIsNotAToy: He took up one of the Fallen's coins, and as a result, he wound up crucified inside his own mind.
* KilledOffForReal: By the Knights.
* LaughingMad: When Dresden soulgazes him.
* {{Prospector}}: While it's not explicitly confirmed that Rasmussen was one, we do know he was possessed by Ursiel in the 1840s while he was on his way to California, and he was likely heading there to find gold.

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4th Jun '16 11:02:51 PM GliderPro
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A dangerous Warlock who broke [[ThouShaltNotKill the First Law of Magic]]. She was hunted by the Wardens for years before she was presumed dead. Considered a formidable [[PlayingWithFire pyromancer]] she appears in ''Skin Game'' to as a hired member of Nicodemus' heist crew.

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A dangerous Warlock who broke [[ThouShaltNotKill the First Law of Magic]]. She was hunted by the Wardens for years before she was presumed dead. Considered a formidable [[PlayingWithFire pyromancer]] she appears in ''Skin Game'' to as a hired member of Nicodemus' heist crew. [[spoiler:By the time Dresden meets her, she has joined the Denarians and accepted Lasciel's coin.]]


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[[folder:The Genoskwa]]
A powerful Sasquatch-like creature working for Nicodemus in ''Skin Game''. He has taken up Ursiel's coin, and he uses his demonic powers with brutal efficiency.
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* AntiMagic: Can use Earth magic to ground out spells. It's powerful enough to effortlessly cancel out one of Harry's strongest Winter-infused spells.
* {{Badass}}: Easily beats Harry on two separate occasions, and fights so well against [[spoiler:Goodman Grey]] that he would rather face [[spoiler:Ursiel]] instead!
* BearsAreBadNews: [[spoiler:Able to use Ursiel's coin to turn into a giant bear.]]
* BigfootSasquatchAndYeti: Is apparently related to the "Forest People", [[BerserkButton but don't confuse it with someone like Strength of a River in his Shoulders]].
* TheBrute: Acts as the main muscle/enforcer for Nicodemus during the heist.
* {{Chupacabra}}: Its main food source appears to be goats.
* DealWithTheDevil: [[spoiler:Is the new owner of Ursiel's coin.]]
* DishingOutDirt: Is a master of Earth magic.
* EvilSoundsDeep: Has a voice so deep that Harry mistakes its growling for thunder.
* EyeScream: Gets its eyes gouged out in its fight against [[spoiler:Grey]].
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Has a conversation with [[spoiler:Goodman Grey]] in a language Harry can't understand. A genoskwa is a mythical creature among Southwestern Native Americans, just like the [[spoiler:naagloshii]].
* InvisibleMonster: Spends the first half of the book behind a powerful veil. The only hint that it's there is the shrinking supply of goats at Nicodemus's warehouse.
* InvisibilityCloak: Can cast a veil so powerful, it even masks its ''smell''.
* ItsASmallWorldAfterAll: Familiar enough with Harry's friend, Strength of a River in his Shoulders, to be ''even more offended'' when Harry name-drops him.
* LightningBruiser: Is fast enough to hit Harry before he even sees it move, as well as knock him across the length of a warehouse then ''run up and catch him'' before he hits the ground. It is also strong enough to easily knock a full grown man several yards, and to pick up a goat and snap its neck in one motion.
* SpellMyNameWithAThe: Is always referred to as "The" Genoskwa.
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4th Jun '16 11:00:04 PM GliderPro
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[[folder:Hannah Ascher]]
A dangerous Warlock who broke [[ThouShaltNotKill the First Law of Magic]]. She was hunted by the Wardens for years before she was presumed dead. Considered a formidable [[PlayingWithFire pyromancer]] she appears in ''Skin Game'' to as a hired member of Nicodemus' heist crew.
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* AffablyEvil: A known and wanted killer, she is nonetheless rather friendly. [[spoiler:Too bad she is a power crazy Denarian.]]
* AttackAttackAttack: Her whole method of fighting and why she is TooDumbToLive
* BigEater: She likes her burgers and doughnuts. Pretty much, where there is food, she will scarf some down.
* CripplingOverspecialization: She's good with fire. On a scale that Harry would have been impressed to see from a centuries old member of the Senior Council. That's pretty much all she can do.
* EvilCounterpart: To Harry. Both killed people with fire magic while still teenagers [[spoiler:(in self defense too, provided she isn't lying)]], both are noted for their skill with fire magic too. [[spoiler:Both also were offered and took Lasciel's Coin. However, whereas Harry rejected the temptation, Ascher embraced it. Furthermore, they have fundamental difference in their views of magic, power, and how a wizard should use them. Finally, her Fire magic skills (which far exceed anything Harry was ever capable of), serve as a Foil to his increasing skill with and reliance on his [[AnIcePerson Winter Knight Powers]].]]
* GlassCannon: See CripplingOverspecialization. She's all offense.
* PlayingWithFire: A better pyromancer than Harry ever was. Her control is so fine, she can even redirect heat away her body. [[spoiler:Doesn't hurt that she has access to Hellfire, courtesy of Lasciel.]]
* StatuesqueStunner: Nearly six feet of striking curves.
* TheVamp: Downplayed. She tries to get some on with Harry and is a Warden killing Warlock to boot, but her looks aren't her main power.
* TooDumbToLive: As pointed out by Harry, her combination of her CripplingOverspecialization, AttackAttackAttack fighting strategy, and rage make her unsuited to go against a fighter of his power and versatility and she never stops to consider the consequences of her attacks or anything beyond that.
* TragicVillain: She broke the first law of magic when she murdered the three men who were trying to [[RapeAsBackstory rape her.]] By the time we see her, [[spoiler: she's completely under Lasciel's thumb, and has been driven to what she does by Lasciel's poisonous words. Harry doesn't want to fight her, seeing her as yet another person that the Fallen have led to ruin, like Rasmussen.]]
* UnholyMatrimony: She appears to have a thing with Binder. [[spoiler:She actually doesn't. He turned down her advances.]]
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[[WMG:Nicodemus's Servitors]]

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[[WMG:Nicodemus's Servitors]]
Squires]]



One of Nicodemus's servitors.

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One of Nicodemus's servitors.squires.
1st Jun '16 9:12:07 PM isoycrazy
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[[folder: Lucifer]]
The Prince of Darkness. Father of Lies. The First Fallen. He once was an Archangel on high, but too much pride led him to rebel. He hasn't appeared in the series proper, but his influence and actions have influenced several plots, most notably giving Nicodemus and Anduriel access to Super-Hellfire in ''Small Favor''.

* BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil: He gives his people access to Archangel-tier Hellfire to help on their mission. This break is considered a showy two-time use of the power. In response, this gives Uriel the chance to grant Harry Dresden an equal blessing.
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: He fully realizes he just made a bunch of angels think they could take on their Creator and win. Though they lost, he realizes that pride in them could turn on him and they try taking him down. So, what does he do with the most dangerous of them? Send them out of Hell and put them in Coins to mess with humanity. They get away from him and further his agenda.
* GreaterScopeVillain: His actions in both the rebellion against Him and the implanting his top thirty fallen have caused a lot of strife for humans in their brief existence.
* NiceJobFixingItVillain: His giving Nicodemus Super Hellfire allows Uriel to give Harry Soulfire. With Soulfire, Harry has become Warden of Demonreach, destroyed the Red Court, destroyed the body Sharkface was using, taken out [[spoiler:Lasciel and leaving her Coin in Hades' vault]] and many other things. None of which would have happened if Lucifer hadn't given his gift to Nicodemus.
* OutGambitted: Against Uriel, he has lost. Uriel once tricked him and won some event.


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1st Jun '16 9:07:19 AM SpectralTime
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* AwesomeButImpractical: Subverted. On a very-basic level, tongueless henchmen have a number of disadvantages in the coordination department... yet Michael goes into detail about ''why'' Nic keeps doing it after it screwed him over in ''Small Favor''. Namely, a tongueless man can't talk with his friends, can't enjoy his food, can't do much of anything to help himself escape from the trap Nicodemus pulled him into.



* TongueTrauma: They all have their tongues removed to ensure they won't confess any dangerous secrets. [[spoiler:Said tongues are removed via Deirdre ripping them out of the henchmens' mouths.]]

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* TongueTrauma: They all have their tongues removed to ensure they won't confess any dangerous secrets. [[spoiler:Said tongues are removed via Deirdre ripping them out of the henchmens' mouths. With her teeth.]]
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