History Creator / LisaShearin

2nd Feb '16 3:38:46 PM Bissek
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* ''The Brimstone Deception''

* FantasticDrug: Brimstone allows people to see through illusions. This causes humans who take it to freak out when they realize that the non-humans hidden under glamours all around them are non-humans hidden under glamours.

* HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday: The first book takes place during the week leading up to New Years, the second on Halloween. Both times there are story-related reasons why (A monster attack at the New Years Celebration at Times Square would be impossible to cover up, Halloween being the ideal time for certain rituals).
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* HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday: The first book takes place during the week leading up to New Years, the second on Halloween. Both times there are story-related reasons why (A monster attack at the New Years Celebration at Times Square would be impossible to cover up, Halloween being the ideal time for certain rituals). The third book takes place during the rather unremarkable and holiday-free first week of November, because it starts just after the second book ended.
7th Feb '15 5:31:43 AM Bissek
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* ''Wild Cards'' (eBook novella)

* ''The Dragon Conspiracy''

* GroinAttack: Fraser's first piece of desk bling - an anatomically correct leprechaun doll with his pants around his ankles - refers to an incident where she cornered a group of naked drunken leprechauns in a [=McDonald's=] and tased their leader in the Happy Meal.
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* GroinAttack: Fraser's first piece of desk bling - an anatomically correct leprechaun doll with his pants around his ankles - refers to an incident where she cornered a group of naked drunken leprechauns in a [=McDonald's=] and tased tasered their leader in the Happy Meal.Meal. * HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday: The first book takes place during the week leading up to New Years, the second on Halloween. Both times there are story-related reasons why (A monster attack at the New Years Celebration at Times Square would be impossible to cover up, Halloween being the ideal time for certain rituals). * MineralMacguffin: The second book centers around the theft of the Dragon's Eggs, seven magically powerful diamonds that were once owned by the Romanovs. * OfficeRomance: Though Mac is clearly attracted to her partner Ian, they aren't in one, possibly because they both understand how difficult it would make working together if things fell apart. At the end of the second book Ian has started dating a dryad in SPI's PR (Read: invents semi-plausible mundane explanations for supernatural incidents, like a statue coming to life actually being animatronic) department, with Mac's knowledge and approval.
7th Mar '14 5:37:05 PM Bissek
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* MagicMusic: Spellsingers.
7th Mar '14 5:35:59 PM Bissek
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!!The SPI Files series consists of * ''The Grendel Affair'' ----
7th Mar '14 5:34:42 PM Bissek
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'''Lisa Shearin''' is an American author of the Raine Benares series, a sorceress and seeker of things lost and people missing, who gets mixed up with an ArtifactOfDoom.
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'''Lisa Shearin''' is an American author of the Raine Benares series, about a sorceress and seeker of things lost and people missing, who gets mixed up with an ArtifactOfDoom.ArtifactOfDoom. She is also the author of the SPI Files series, an urban fantasy series about Mackenna Fraser, a seer employed to locate paranormal creatures for an organization dedicated to protecting humans from the supernatural and upholding TheMasquerade.

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!!The Raine Benares series consists of

!!Tropes found in her work include
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!!Tropes found in her work the Raine Benares series include

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----* WhiteSheep: Raine is the only respectable Benares. Most of her relatives are pirates, the one named exception is a crooked banker. ---- !!Tropes found in the SPI Files series include * DragonLady: Vivienne Sagadraco is referred to as this. Mainly because she really ''is'' a dragon. * ExplosiveBreeder: Grendels only reproduce once every fifty years or so, but when they do, they lay three batches of 20-30 eggs each. This is a major reason as to why they haven't been hunted into extinction by SPI Scandinavia (Despite their best efforts). * GroinAttack: Fraser's first piece of desk bling - an anatomically correct leprechaun doll with his pants around his ankles - refers to an incident where she cornered a group of naked drunken leprechauns in a [=McDonald's=] and tased their leader in the Happy Meal. * SuperheroTrophyShelf: Every SPI agent has a collection of 'desk bling', little knickknacks given to them by their coworkers that reference notably impressive or embarrassing things they have done.
5th Dec '13 5:47:30 AM Bissek
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* DiplomaticImpunity: Just about everyone with diplomatic status. Nobody ever points out that the Guardians have more than enough evidence to declare them PersonaNonGrata and throw them out of the city for this. * DrinkingGame: Students and off-duty guards invented one where they drink whenever the archmage snarks during a speech. Everyone involved generally gets hammered.

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* VirginPower: Needed to find the Scythe of Nen. Good luck finding a virgin on a college campus on short notice.
14th Aug '12 4:23:51 AM Goldfritha
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* HeavenlyBlue: Mychael's spell

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* ThePaladin: Mychael
11th Aug '12 7:19:42 PM Goldfritha
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!!The series consists of * ''Magic Lost, Trouble Found'' * ''Armed & Magical'' * ''The Trouble With Demons'' * ''Bewitched and Betrayed'' * ''Con & Conjure'' * ''All Spell Breaks Loose'' ----
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