History Discworld / ThiefOfTime

22nd Jun '17 1:06:29 AM PaulA
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* NoSocialSkills: Jeremy.
19th May '17 1:23:18 PM daveryan3
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* FantasticallyIndifferent: After time has been stopped, Ronnie Soak drops a milk bottle and sees it stop in mid-air when it leaves the personal field of time around Ronnie. 'Another idiot with a Clock', he surmises, but is otherwise unfazed.
13th May '17 10:35:41 PM KhymChanur
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And meanwhile, Death has a job of his own: mustering the other three Horsemen of the Apocalypse (no, not [[Literature/GoodOmens those Horsemen]]), and recruiting his granddaughter Susan to intervene so the Apocalypse won't happen at all.

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And meanwhile, Death has a job of his own: mustering the other three Horsemen of the Apocalypse (no, not [[Literature/GoodOmens those Horsemen]]), →_←, and recruiting his granddaughter Susan to intervene so the Apocalypse won't happen at all.



* TheMenInBlack: The Men In Saffron, the History Monks.

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* TheMenInBlack: The History Monks (a.k.a. The Men In Saffron, the History Monks.a.k.a. No Such Monastery).
8th May '17 3:46:51 AM NanoMoose
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** The repeated uses of ''Tick'' to mark narrative shifts between scenes is eventually proven to have a purpose when the Glass Clock stops time and a ''Ti-'' appears.
* BunnyEarsLawyer: Soto - one of the best field agents the Monks of Time have - refuses to cut his hair, as he believes it to be a separate entity that simply happens to live on his head. At least, he claims to believe it anyway.

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** The repeated uses of ''Tick'' to mark narrative shifts between scenes is eventually proven to have a purpose when the Glass Clock stops time and a ''Ti-'' appears.
appears. When time resumes, it's with a ''-ck.''
* BunnyEarsLawyer: Soto - one of the best field agents the Monks of Time have - refuses to cut his hair, as he believes it to be a separate entity that simply happens to live on his head. At least, so he claims to believe it anyway.claims.



* CompletelyMissingThePoint: The Auditors attempt to analyze art by disassembling paintings into their component molecules.
* ContestWinnerCameo: Marco Soto

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* CompletelyMissingThePoint: ComicallyMissingThePoint: The Auditors attempt to analyze art by disassembling paintings into their component molecules.
* ContestWinnerCameo: Marco SotoSoto.
2nd May '17 11:25:58 AM Exxolon
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Preceded by ''Discworld/TheTruth'', followed by ''Discworld/NightWatch''. The inciting incident of ''Night Watch'' is directly caused by the climax of ''Thief of Time,'' so these books are closely connected, despite being part of different "series." This is the final novel to feature cover art by Josh Kirby who would pass away before ''Night Watch'' was published with Paul Kidby taking on the role.

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Preceded by ''Discworld/TheTruth'', followed by ''Discworld/NightWatch''. The inciting incident of ''Night Watch'' is directly caused by the climax of ''Thief of Time,'' so these books are closely connected, despite being part of different "series." This is the final novel to feature cover art by Josh Kirby who would pass away before ''Night Watch'' was published with published. Paul Kidby taking would take on the role.
role of cover artist for the rest of the series.
1st May '17 2:07:24 PM Exxolon
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Preceded by ''Discworld/TheTruth'', followed by ''Discworld/NightWatch''. The inciting incident of ''Night Watch'' is directly caused by the climax of ''Thief of Time,'' so these books are closely connected, despite being part of different "series."

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Preceded by ''Discworld/TheTruth'', followed by ''Discworld/NightWatch''. The inciting incident of ''Night Watch'' is directly caused by the climax of ''Thief of Time,'' so these books are closely connected, despite being part of different "series."
" This is the final novel to feature cover art by Josh Kirby who would pass away before ''Night Watch'' was published with Paul Kidby taking on the role.
1st May '17 11:01:57 AM Exxolon
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24th Jan '17 11:49:07 PM NanoMoose
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* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: Some of the Auditors end up seeming quite relatable.

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* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: Some of the Auditors end up seeming quite relatable.relatable as they navigate and endure the peculiarities of humanity, especially in other incarnated Auditors -- such as Mr. White, who takes to vicious bullying almost as well as some humans.
16th Jan '17 2:31:43 AM redbrony
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* AntWar: War and his children hang around observing one of these, simply because the relatively peaceful age has left them nothing better to do. They hang severed and heads from their saddles to fit the setting.

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* AntWar: War and his children hang around observing one of these, simply because the relatively peaceful age has left them nothing better to do. They hang severed and ant heads from their saddles to fit the setting.
18th Nov '16 6:28:45 PM JKRoo
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* UncertainDoom: Because no one knows what happens after death if the Glass Clock kills you.

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* UncertainDoom: Because no one knows what happens after death if the Glass Clock kills you. Or even if it ''does'' "just" kill you - the only two... ''entities'' who got close enough for it to be lethal weren't quite mortal to begin with.
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