History Discworld / Pyramids

27th Apr '18 3:55:54 PM Miss_Desperado
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* FlamesOfLove: Pteppic says Ptraci and Chidder will get along like a house on fire.
-->'''Pteppic''': [[BelligerentSexualTension Screams, flames, people running for safety...]]
8th Apr '18 8:20:23 PM Theriocephalus
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* LameComeback: Ptaclusp [=IIb=] (a cosmic-minded architect) tells his twin brother Ptaclusp [=IIa=] (an accountant) "The trouble with you is [[Creator/OscarWilde you know the price of everything and the value of nothing]]". [=IIa=] retorts "And the trouble with ''you'' is ... is that you don't!"

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* LameComeback: Ptaclusp [=IIb=] (a cosmic-minded architect) tells his twin brother Ptaclusp [=IIa=] (an accountant) "The trouble with you is [[Creator/OscarWilde you know the price of everything and the value of nothing]]". [=IIa=] retorts "And the trouble with ''you'' is ... is... is that you don't!" don't!"
* LlamaLoogie: The narration describes camels as the world's greatest mathematicians, whose innate grasp of complex trigonometry is used solely to spit at people with uncanny accuracy.
11th Mar '18 8:58:34 AM Ciara25
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* InternalReveal: Teppic's father mentions very early on that Teppic and Ptraci are brother and sister -- but, being a ghost, nobody hears him. Teppic and Ptraci don't find out about it until the last pages of the novel.

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* InternalReveal: Teppic's father mentions very early on that Teppic and Ptraci are half brother and sister -- but, being a ghost, nobody hears him. Teppic and Ptraci don't find out about it until the last pages of the novel.



* RescueRomance: Subverted in the end, when Teppic and Ptraci find out they're brother and sister. Ptraci still wants to go through with the romance, while Teppic -- who spent much of his formative years in the more modern Ankh-Morpork -- is thoroughly against it.

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* RescueRomance: Subverted in the end, when Teppic and Ptraci find out they're half brother and sister. Ptraci still wants to go through with the romance, while Teppic -- who spent much of his formative years in the more modern Ankh-Morpork -- is thoroughly against it.
15th Nov '17 2:08:47 PM mangamanic
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* ControlFreak: Dios. He controls every aspect of how the kingdom is run, and won't allow for even the most insignificant change.

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* ControlFreak: Dios. He controls every aspect of how has everything running the kingdom is run, exact way he likes it, and won't allow for even the most insignificant change.change. Dead kings will be emtombed regardless of their preferance [[note]]Teppic's father wanted to be buried at sea[[/note]]. The king will have chicken for dinner even when he expressly said he didn't want it, and so on.
15th Nov '17 2:03:19 PM mangamanic
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* ControlFreak: Dios. He controls every aspect of how the kingdom is run, and won't allow for even the most insignificant change.
15th Nov '17 1:58:01 PM mangamanic
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* VillainousBSOD: Dios has one once his set in stone routine is irrevocably ruined, and is left with no idea what he's supposed to do next.
8th Oct '17 9:50:32 AM nombretomado
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** The third part of the story is called [[BookOfTheNewSun "The Book Of The New Son"]], after Wolfe's epic which ''also'' features a recently graduated black-clad protagonist from a murderous guild, who becomes a ruler, has an ancient adviser [[spoiler: and who gains godlike powers]]. The Power of Belief, [[spoiler: and time loops]], are also common themes.

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** The third part of the story is called [[BookOfTheNewSun [[Literature/BookOfTheNewSun "The Book Of The New Son"]], after Wolfe's epic which ''also'' features a recently graduated black-clad protagonist from a murderous guild, who becomes a ruler, has an ancient adviser [[spoiler: and who gains godlike powers]]. The Power of Belief, [[spoiler: and time loops]], are also common themes.
5th Jul '17 9:03:08 PM PaulA
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* YouCantKillWhatsAlreadyDead: Teppic's father notes that the mummification process seems to have made him stronger, due to the extra weight provided by the straw.
22nd Jun '17 1:06:24 AM PaulA
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* NonHumanHead: Many of Djelibeybi's gods have animal heads.
1st May '17 6:26:47 AM Exxolon
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->''Being trained by the Assassins' Guild in Ankh-Morpork did not fit Teppic for the task assigned to him by fate. He inherited the throne of the desert kingdom of Djelibeybi rather earlier than he expected (his father wasn't too happy about it either), but that was only the beginning of his problems ...''
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