History Creator / JimButcher

6th Feb '18 10:07:35 AM smasll_lordvoice
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* DeadpanSnarker: The defining trademark that each of his main characters posses.
** The man himself is no slouch either.
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: Quite fond of these. Consider that his two main book series are about, respectively, a vampire-hunting wizard FilmNoir OccultDetective and prehistoric monster-riding Roman Legionaries who can control the elements.



* DeadpanSnarker: The defining trademark that each of his main characters posses.
** The man himself is no slouch either.

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* DeadpanSnarker: The defining trademark that each of his main characters posses.
** The man himself is no slouch either.
RuleOfCool: Runs ''heavily'' on this.
10th Nov '17 12:13:41 PM dlchen145
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Jim Butcher is a fantasy author, best known for writing ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' and ''Literature/CodexAlera''. His books are notable for their high levels of [[GenreSavvy genre savviness]], {{Crazy Awesome}}ness, and {{shout out}}s, as well as the frequency of Crowning Moments of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Awesome]], [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Funny]], and [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Heartwarming]]. He attended a writing course taught by Creator/DeborahChester, and, in the attempt to prove her wrong, followed her instructions to the letter, which resulted in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''.

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Jim Butcher (born October 26, 1971) is a fantasy author, best known for writing ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' and ''Literature/CodexAlera''. His books are notable for their high levels of [[GenreSavvy genre savviness]], {{Crazy Awesome}}ness, and {{shout out}}s, as well as the frequency of Crowning Moments of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Awesome]], [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Funny]], and [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Heartwarming]]. He attended a writing course taught by Creator/DeborahChester, and, in the attempt to prove her wrong, followed her instructions to the letter, which resulted in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''.
11th Oct '17 4:16:08 AM isoycrazy
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* ActionGirl: Extremely prevalent throughout his work, it'd probably be easier to list the ''non''-action girls. Fine examples include:

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* ActionGirl: Extremely prevalent throughout his work, it'd probably be easier to list the ''non''-action girls. And several of them should be classified with a "not yet" note as they are still adolescent children. Fine examples include:



** Kitai from ''Codex Alera''.
** ''The Cinder Spires'' gives us Gwendolyn Lancaster and Bridget Tagwynn.

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** Kitai from ''Codex Alera''.
Alera''. Daugter of a "barbarian" chief, she is is a dangerous fighter. She once bit a man's nose off because that was all she could reach when he was detaining her. She joins the hero Tavi in battle many times in the series.
** ''The Cinder Spires'' gives us Gwendolyn Lancaster and Bridget Tagwynn.Tagwynn, both sixteen year-old maidens.
*** Gwen shows a fortitude and calm during a bad situation by calmly and intentionally blowing off the head of the enemy's leader.
*** Bridget worked for most of her life moving heavy slabs of meat in her family's vattery. She is adapt at close combat.



** ''The Dresden Files'' has the fairy Queens, one of whom saved Harry's life.

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** ''The Dresden Files'' has Files''
*** Has
the fairy Queens, one of whom saved Harry's life.


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*** During the Vampire War, the Red King is frequently on the front line or close to it.
27th Apr '17 12:43:04 AM Divra
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27th Apr '17 12:43:03 AM Divra
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** {{Action Girl}}s, in particular those who are either very petite or amazonian. Try finding a woman between five and six feet in height anywhere in a Jim Butcher novel. Go ahead. We'll wait.
13th Feb '17 6:18:01 PM Divra
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** Similarly, Gwendolyn. (Gwen Lancaster in The Cinder Spires, Margaret Gwendolyn [=LeFay=] in The Dresden Files).
14th Jan '17 3:55:53 PM Divra
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* AuthorAppeal: The name "Margaret". The Dresden Files has three Margarets, The Cinder Spires has one (Gwen's second name is Margaret).
23rd Dec '16 8:52:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Pick a character. ''Any'' character. If they don't seem like a badass, it's only because they haven't had a chance to show-off yet.
18th Dec '16 10:09:55 PM runamok
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** From ''Codex Alera'' there are the Aquitaines, as well as First Lord Gaius Sextus, his son Gaius Septimus and [[spoiler: his son, Gaius Octavian AKA Tavi.]]

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** From In ''Codex Alera'' there are the Aquitaines, as well as First being an almighty badass is pretty much a job requirement for any High Lord Gaius Sextus, his son Gaius Septimus and [[spoiler: his son, Gaius Octavian AKA Tavi.]]or Lady.
14th Dec '16 4:06:01 PM springerjkreb
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* CatchPhrase: "I'm not gonna tell you." His answer to questions he doesn't want to answer. It has started getting applause at his Q&A Sessions.
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