History Discworld / FeetofClay

21st Jul '17 8:31:25 AM lakingsif
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* LuxuriousLiquor: Nobby Nobbs (who's [[spoiler: been set up as]] the King of Ankh-Morpork) is invited to a party and then to a smoking room, where he swills the brandy like beer.
1st Jul '17 9:39:22 AM Bissek
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* FantasticRacism: Cheery towards werewolves, and Angua towards golems (said to be the 'hatred of the undead for the unalive'). Dragon towards werewolves, or at least the idea of them having kids with humans.

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* FantasticRacism: Cheery towards werewolves, and Angua towards golems (said to be the 'hatred of the undead for the unalive'). Dragon towards werewolves, or at least the idea of them having kids with humans. This book also introduces Vimes' distaste for vampires (which ''Carrot'' had held in the previous Watch book).
22nd Jun '17 1:06:01 AM PaulA
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* MuggingTheMonster: Enforcers from the Ratcatchers' Guild occasionally get the idea that it would be easy to persuade a tiny fellow like Wee Mad Arthur to start paying dues to the guild. They generally end up with broken kneecaps if they're lucky.
18th Jun '17 8:07:59 PM PaulA
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* TheChosenZero: Nobby Nobbs is [[spoiler:almost certainly falsely]] revealed to be the Earl of Ankh and the successor to the throne of Ankh-Morpork. The rich and powerful citizens who want to dispose of Lord Vetinari see Nobby's claim to the throne as a stroke of luck (he is a useful idiot and will make a good puppet ruler). The nobility of Ankh-Morpork couldn't accept Carrot because he was intelligent and a good person. The BigBad couldn't accept Carrot because he's dating a werewolf. And Nobby wouldn't accept the job because "Vimes'd go ''spare''!"
10th Jun '17 4:43:08 AM Ciara25
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* ButForMeItWasTuesday: What makes Vimes ''really'' angry is that the villain doesn't even know or care who the victims, Mrs Easy and her child, were, because they weren't "important". Carrot shares Vimes' feelings, while being [[TheFettered more restrained]] in showing them.

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* ButForMeItWasTuesday: What makes Vimes ''really'' angry is that the villain doesn't even know or care who the victims, Mrs Easy and her child, grandson, were, because they weren't "important". Carrot shares Vimes' feelings, while being [[TheFettered more restrained]] in showing them.
24th May '17 11:34:31 AM HighCrate
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* GenreSavvy: The moment Nobby Nobbs hears about a plan by certain nobles to put him on the throne he realizes it'll end with his head getting cut off (probably by Vimes) and jumps out a window.
--> '''Nobby''': Mr Vimes'll go spare! He'll go ''spare!''
1st May '17 10:00:18 AM Exxolon
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->''A Discworld Whodunnit. Who's murdering harmless old men? Who's poisoning the Patrician? As autumn fogs hold Ankh-Morpork in their grip, the City Watch have to track down a murderer who can't be seen. Maybe the golems know something - but the solemn men of clay, who work all day and night and are never any trouble to anyone, have started to commit suicide...It's not as if the Watch hasn't got problems of its own. There's a werewolf suffering from Pre-Lunar Tension. Corporal Nobbs is hobnobbing with the nobs, and there's something really strange about the new dwarf recruit, especially his earrings and eyeshadow. Who can you trust when there are mobs on the streets and plotters in the dark and all the clues point the wrong way? In the gloom of the night, Watch Commander Sir Samuel Vimes finds that the truth might not be out there at all. It may be in amongst the words in the head. A chilling tale of poison and pottery.''
12th Feb '17 9:37:43 AM Lullabee
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%% * ThoroughlyMistakenIdentity

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%% * ThoroughlyMistakenIdentityThoroughlyMistakenIdentity: Mrs Gammage thinks the undead and differently alive clientele at Biers are still her old friends from when it used to be frequented by humans. She thinks a bogeyman is her old friend Charlie the plumber, and he plays along.


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* TooImportantToWalk: Subverted: the Patrician got Vimes a sedan chair as a wedding present (apparently just to annoy him), but Vimes refuses to actually use it. Instead, he has one of the sedan-carriers get in and helps carry it himself, although it makes his legs awfully tired.
17th Jan '17 11:10:09 AM Lullabee
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* IntoxicationEnsues: Arsenic-induced delirium causes Vetinari to start reciting memories from school: "Is that not so, young Vetinari? Yes indeed, sir. Correct. But where then shall we put it, seeing that all will look for it? In the last place they will look, sir. Wrong. Foolish. We put it where no one will look..." He also thinks about, "The soup of the afternoon. Yes. In which may well be found the croutons of teatime," and decides he's probably "light-headed" and not in a "normal frame of mind" to be thinking up something like that.
15th Jan '17 11:07:54 PM DustSnitch
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* TheNapoleon: Wee Mad Arthur, probably the most ridiculously extreme example of this ever. He's a six-inch tall gnome, but also a tiny, highly concentrated ball of BadAss. The explanation runs that he's no more angry than the average human, but since he's so small, all his rage is condensed into a tiny space and under intense pressure. And things under pressure have a habit of blowing up.

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* TheNapoleon: Wee Mad Arthur, probably the most ridiculously extreme example of this ever. He's a six-inch tall gnome, but also a tiny, highly concentrated ball of BadAss.badass. The explanation runs that he's no more angry than the average human, but since he's so small, all his rage is condensed into a tiny space and under intense pressure. And things under pressure have a habit of blowing up.
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