History Characters / TheDresdenFilesTheWhiteCouncil

23rd Jun '16 9:51:00 AM Peteman
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** In ''Literature/DeadBeat'', When Harry had executed [[GrandTheftMe Corpsetaker in Luccio's body]], Morgan, thinking he just murdered his commander and the woman he was in love with, was going to come after Harry despite the fact that Harry is a powerful wizard in his own right, and had a multi-million year old zombie T-Rex on his side. Harry wasn't sure he could win in such a confrontation.

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** In ''Literature/DeadBeat'', When Harry had executed [[GrandTheftMe Corpsetaker in Luccio's body]], Morgan, thinking he just murdered his commander and the woman he was in love with, was going to come after Harry despite the fact that Harry is a powerful wizard in his own right, and had a [[StrongerWithAge multi-million year old dead]] zombie T-Rex on his side. Harry wasn't sure he could win in such a confrontation.
7th Jun '16 1:37:59 AM Yozzy
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* MagicKnight: Part and parcel with being a Warden on the White Council.

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* MagicKnight: Part and parcel with being a Warden on the White Council. Unlike most examples of this trope, even a few of the in-universe examples, Ramirez carries a large-caliber pistol, grenades, and some other military grade hardware.



* MakingASplash: Most of his magic is water themed.

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* MakingASplash: Most Sort of. He uses principles of water and entropy in most of his magic magic, and the result is water themed.silent, green energy that even harry finds a little weird. Whatever you might think of it, the [[DisintegratorRay powerful effects]] can't be disputed.
6th Jun '16 8:50:05 PM GliderPro
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A Senior Council member from Russia who had been headquartered in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkhangelsk Archangel]. The Council's expert on vampire hunting, his death in the early days of the war against the Red Court was a heavy blow.

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A Senior Council member from Russia who had been headquartered in [https://en.[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkhangelsk Archangel].Archangel]]. The Council's expert on vampire hunting, his death in the early days of the war against the Red Court was a heavy blow.
6th Jun '16 8:39:41 PM GliderPro
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* {{Telepathy}}: [[https://www.reddit.com/r/books/comments/25q3em/i_am_jim_butcher_author_of_the_dresden_files_the/chjqznr Better at using mental communication without going crazy]] than anyone else on the Council, according to [[WordOfGod Word of Jim]].


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* ItemCrafting: [[WordOfGod Word of Jim]] is that [[https://www.reddit.com/r/books/comments/25q3em/i_am_jim_butcher_author_of_the_dresden_files_the/chjqznr this is her specialty]]. She is better at enchanting items and crafting artifacts than anyone else on the Council, and doing so is her strongest skill.


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** [[WordOfGod Word of Jim]] has confirmed that his greatest talent isn't magic; it's [[https://www.reddit.com/r/books/comments/25q3em/i_am_jim_butcher_author_of_the_dresden_files_the/chjqznr networking with other wizards]] and using the connections he makes.
6th Jun '16 5:05:14 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 10:19:24 PM Yozzy
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A Senior Council member from Russia. The Council's expert on vampire hunting, his death in the early days of the war against the Red Court was a heavy blow.

%%According to notes found by Will Borden, Pietrovich was a friend of the Czar at the time of the Russian Revolution and may even have attempted to intervene in such events (particularly by introducing one Rasputin to the Czar)... with disastrous results.

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A Senior Council member from Russia.Russia who had been headquartered in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkhangelsk Archangel]. The Council's expert on vampire hunting, his death in the early days of the war against the Red Court was a heavy blow. \n\n%%According to notes found by Will Borden, Pietrovich was a friend of the Czar at the time of the Russian Revolution and may even have attempted to intervene in such events (particularly by introducing one Rasputin to the Czar)... with disastrous results.\n



%%* IDidWhatIHadToDo: After one of his apprentices goes off the reservation and murders Rasputin, the Blackstaff shows up to execute said apprentice. Pietrovich turns him over without a second thought, because he knows there's nothing he can do against the Blackstaff.
%%* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: His reaction after he introduces Rasputin to the Czar. And after one of his apprentices tries to murder Rasputin.

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%%* IDidWhatIHadToDo: After one * BeenThereShapedHistory: While of his apprentices goes off [[LooseCanon dubious canon]], in the reservation [[TabletopGame/TheDresdenFiles tabletop RPG]] Billy found notes that indicated that Pietrovich was a friend of Czar Nicholas around the Russian Revolution, and murders he even introduced him to Rasputin. When Pietrovich's apprentice murdered Rasputin, the Blackstaff shows up to execute said apprentice. apprehend him, and Pietrovich turns him handed his apprentice over without a second thought, thought because he knows there's nothing he can do against of how bloody the Blackstaff.
%%* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: His reaction after he introduces Rasputin to the Czar. And after one
situation got.
* EliteMooks: Apparently in charge of a "brute squad" that had both operated out
of his apprentices tries city and was separate from the Wardens.
* ForgottenFallenFriend: Averted, he was a good friend of [=McCoy's=], and Archangel was a sore point for quite a while.
* MasterApprenticeChain: He mentored Justin Dumorne, who was the mentor
to murder Rasputin. Harry Dresden and Elaine Mallory. Dresden's tutelage went to Ebenezar [=McCoy=], while Elaine took refuge with the Summer Court, where she ''presumably'' continued her training.
* PosthumousCharacter: While he was alive at the start of the series, he was killed by the Red Court by the time we learn of his existence.



** He got within mere yards of killing the King of the Red Court Vampires (and carved his way through several Red Court lords in the process)

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** He got within mere yards of killing the King of the Red Court Vampires (and and carved his way through several Red Court lords in the process)process.



* TrainingFromHell: His teacher used stones on him to help him develop his shield spells.

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* TrainingFromHell: Morgan mentions to Harry that he isn't doing Molly any favors by being gentle. His teacher used (prsumably ''Luccio'') threw stones on at him to help him develop his shield spells.spells; Morgan mentions that pain is a good motivator and this is a good way of teaching how to block out unnecessary emotions. Harry simply grunts. (Harry mentioned to Charity in [[Literature/SmallFavor the previous book]] that Justin trained him the same way, but with baseballs.)
30th May '16 4:00:56 AM GliderPro
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[[folder: Chandler, aka "Steed"]]

A young British warden who acts as Luccio's aide-de-camp.

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[[folder: Chandler, aka "Steed"]]

"Wild" Bill Meyer]]

A young British warden who acts as Luccio's aide-de-camp.
from Texas. Has interacted with Dresden a few times, including when retrieving a shoggoth from a Venatori stronghold that was besieged by the Red Court.



* {{Badass}}: Checkpoints in Edinburgh are usually manned by five or six Wardens at once. Chandler can defend one by himself.
* ClassyCane: What he uses instead of a rod or staff.
* GentlemanSnarker: Has a British sense of humor and uses it frequently.
* NiceHat: His bowler.
* SharpDressedMan

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* {{Badass}}: Checkpoints in Edinburgh are usually manned by five or six Wardens at once. Chandler can defend one by himself.
* ClassyCane: What he uses instead of a rod or staff.
* GentlemanSnarker: Has a British sense of humor and uses it frequently.
* NiceHat: His bowler.
* SharpDressedMan
DishingOutDirt: He's strongest with earth magic.



[[folder: "Wild" Bill Meyer]]

A warden from Texas. Has interacted with Dresden a few times, including when retrieving a shoggoth from a Venatori stronghold that was besieged by the Red Court.

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[[folder: "Wild" Bill Meyer]]

Yuki Yoshimo]]

A trainee warden from Texas. Has interacted with Dresden a few times, including when retrieving who participates in the battle against the Kemmlerites due to the lack of trained fighters. She is injured, but recovers and later helps to retrieve a shoggoth from a besieged Venatori stronghold that was besieged by the Red Court.
stronghold.



* DishingOutDirt: He's strongest with earth magic.

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* DishingOutDirt: He's BlowYouAway: She's strongest with earth air/wind magic.



[[folder: Yuki Yoshimo]]

A trainee warden who participates in the battle against the Kemmlerites due to the lack of trained fighters. She is injured, but recovers and later helps to retrieve a shoggoth from a besieged Venatori stronghold.

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[[folder: Yuki Yoshimo]]

Chandler, aka "Steed"]]

A trainee young British warden who participates in the battle against the Kemmlerites due to the lack of trained fighters. She is injured, but recovers and later helps to retrieve a shoggoth from a besieged Venatori stronghold.
acts as Luccio's aide-de-camp.



* BlowYouAway: She's strongest with air/wind magic.

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* BlowYouAway: She's strongest with air/wind magic.
{{Badass}}: Checkpoints in Edinburgh are usually manned by five or six Wardens at once. Chandler can defend one by himself.
* ClassyCane: What he uses instead of a rod or staff.
* GentlemanSnarker: Has a British sense of humor and uses it frequently.
* NiceHat: His bowler.
* SharpDressedMan
30th May '16 4:00:08 AM GliderPro
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[[folder: Yoshimo]]

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[[folder: Yuki Yoshimo]]
28th May '16 8:14:37 AM GliderPro
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* TheSmartGuy: Of Vampires. He is the Council's top person on the Courts. For this reason, he is killed in a brutal attack on his base.

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* TheSmartGuy: Of Vampires. He is the The Council's top person expert on the Courts.Vampire Courts and how to fight them. For this reason, he is killed in a brutal attack on his base.
28th May '16 2:46:20 AM GliderPro
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* MakingASplash: Most of his magic is water themed.


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* DishingOutDirt: He's strongest with earth magic.


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* BlowYouAway: She's strongest with air/wind magic.
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