History FanFic / DungeonKeeperAmi

29th Oct '17 11:23:09 AM LentilSandEater
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** Although JustifiedTrope and FridgeLogic kicks in after a while: Dungeon Keepers are MagnificentBastard [[TheChessmaster Chess Masters]] [[ResurrectiveImmortality which just can't stay dead]], with the most successful amongst their numbers being able to take insanely long lived plans and being a force of terror for generations. Add to that mix every single Evil Trope you can think of (with "depraved" and "ego-maniacs" being '''mild'''), and you can't help thinking it could be worse. (''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' -style worse?)
** Furthermore, Evil is just as dumb as Good here - Mercury's various Underworld enemies, and even her own [[InsistentTerminology employees]], seem unable to imagine that she might not be evil.
* GoodRunningEvil

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** Although JustifiedTrope and FridgeLogic kicks in after * GoodRunningEvil: In a while: Dungeon fairly short period of time Ami ends up boss of a veritable swarm of evil minions, each convinced they are serving a powerful conqueror who has barely known defeat. Well, ''they are'' it's just she's subtly trying to do good rather than destroy things. By attacking other Keepers are MagnificentBastard [[TheChessmaster Chess Masters]] [[ResurrectiveImmortality which just can't stay dead]], with the most successful amongst their numbers and evil warlords she is still being able to take insanely long lived plans heroic, and being a force of terror for generations. Add to that mix every single Evil Trope you can think of (with "depraved" and "ego-maniacs" being '''mild'''), and you can't help thinking it could be worse. (''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' -style worse?)
** Furthermore, Evil is just
stays in-character as dumb as Good here - Mercury's various Underworld enemies, and even her own [[InsistentTerminology employees]], seem unable to imagine that she might not be evil.
* GoodRunningEvil
a dungeon keeper.
29th Oct '17 11:17:41 AM LentilSandEater
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* FiveManBand -
** Mercury: TheHero
** Cathy: TheLancer, also TheBigGuy [[spoiler: (until Jadeite joins up)]]
** Jered : TheSmartGuy
** Snyder: TheChick
** Jadeite: TheBigGuy, also shares the role of TheLancer with Cathy from time to time.
** Tiger: TheSixthRanger
27th Oct '17 7:49:02 PM NekoMiMi
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* ManipulativeBitch: This is how the way both light side and dark side, except the Jered, Snyder, Cathy and Dark Gods,may be, see her.

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* ManipulativeBitch: This is how the way both light side and dark side, except the Jered, Snyder, Cathy and Dark Light Gods,may be, see her.


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*VillainousCrush: This is how the fairies think Keeper Mercury feels about Jadeit
27th Oct '17 7:44:27 PM NekoMiMi
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* ManipulativeBitch: This is how the way both light side and dark side, except the Jered, Snyder, Cathy and Dark Gods,may be, see her.
11th Sep '17 8:03:03 AM ChaosWolf
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Poor Mercury, who had just raised the bottle back to her lips, splashed herself in the face and promptly had another coughing fit. With a face as red as a tomato, she stuttered "Y-yes, but I can't believe you- I wouldn't-" Suddenly, her eyes narrowed. "Wait, this is revenge for me surprising you, isn't it?"\\

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Poor Mercury, who had just raised the bottle back to her lips, splashed herself in the face and promptly had another coughing fit. With a face as red as a tomato, she stuttered "Y-yes, but I can't believe you- I wouldn't-" Suddenly, her eyes narrowed. "Wait, this is revenge for me surprising you, isn't it?"\\it?"
21st Aug '17 4:19:26 PM Malady
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* WingedHumanoid: Fairies, Angels, and Dark Angels, all have wings of one kind or another.
** As said in ''[[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-6#post-6355816 A New Arrival]]'', Angels have "white, feathery wings".
13th Aug '17 8:22:58 PM Racheakt
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[...]\\
"Begone, brainless buffoon," he sighed '''"Note to self: do not chose any more vampires candidates purely on looks."'''

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[...]\\
--> "Begone, brainless buffoon," he buffoon,"he sighed '''"Note "Note to self: do not chose any more vampires candidates purely on looks."'''"
25th Jul '17 6:12:22 PM Malady
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* TheGoodChancellor / StandardRoyalCourt: Ami's advisers all fall under this to some extent. Lampshaded by Jered after Mercury becomes Empress- he thinks some [[StandardRoyalCourt royal titles are in order]].

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* TheGoodChancellor / StandardRoyalCourt: TheGoodChancellor: Ami's advisers all fall under this to some extent. Lampshaded by Jered after Mercury becomes Empress- he thinks some [[StandardRoyalCourt royal titles are in order]].



* Jadite is primarily Mercury's military adviser alongside Cathy. Also something of a bodyguard.

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* Jadite ** Jadeite is primarily Mercury's military adviser alongside Cathy. Also something of a bodyguard.



* ImagineSpot: Eline in 'Umbra's Report', immediately following her capture. [[spoiler: She pictures Mercury as a towering, lecherous, naked amazon]]. It is hilarious.

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* ImagineSpot: Eline in 'Umbra's Report', ''[[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-4#post-6355755 Umbra's Report]]'', immediately following her capture. [[spoiler: She pictures Mercury as a towering, lecherous, naked amazon]]. It is hilarious.



* InTheNameOfTheMoon: Played straight by the fairies in the chapter "Fairy Attack," as well as by Sailor Moon herself.

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* InTheNameOfTheMoon: Played straight by the fairies in the chapter "Fairy Attack," ''[[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-2#post-6355710 Fairy Attack]]'', as well as by Sailor Moon herself.



* KilledMidSentence: From [[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/posts/8444079/ Hunt's End]]:
--> “But you haven’t even heard yet what I’m offering,” she said as she stepped towards him. “You want me gone, I don’t want to be here-”\\

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* KilledMidSentence: Happens more than once, and at least twice:
** From ''[[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-5#post-6355774 Resignation]]'':
---> "You fool have doomed us b-" [[spoiler:Zarekos's]] terrified screech ended abruptly as a gauntleted fist flattened his face, which bent under the force until his skull caved in.
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From [[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/posts/8444079/ Hunt's End]]:
--> ---> “But you haven’t even heard yet what I’m offering,” she said as she stepped towards him. “You want me gone, I don’t want to be here-”\\



** Ami's special [[spoiler: youma-empowered]] imps are described as quite similar to [[Series/FraggleRock Doozers]] in appearance.
** Cathy and Jered might be a subtle reference to ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI''. Cathy is an ActionGirl who uses swords, and is the conscience of the group prior to joining Mercury (she is the last to sign up and is the most reluctant in doing so). Jered is a LoveableRogue, and a KleptomaniacHero, he encourages Cathy to join. They are, for most of the first two arcs, the only OfficialCouple (as Well as a BattleCouple). They are both blond. These are all traits of Celes Chere and Locke Cole.

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** Ami's special [[spoiler: youma-empowered]] [[spoiler:youma-empowered]] imps are described as quite similar to [[Series/FraggleRock Doozers]] in appearance.
** Cathy and Jered might be a subtle reference to ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI''. Cathy is an ActionGirl who uses swords, and is the conscience of the group prior to joining Mercury (she is the last to sign up and is the most reluctant in doing so). Jered is a LoveableRogue, and a KleptomaniacHero, he encourages Cathy to join. They are, for most of the first two arcs, the only OfficialCouple (as Well well as a BattleCouple). They are both blond.blond(e). These are all traits of Celes Chere and Locke Cole.



* SkeletonsInTheCoatCloset: Death priests wear animal skulls on their clothing, that help them in their magic, helping them revive, and things like that.

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* SkeletonsInTheCoatCloset: Mentioned every so often, usually in regards to death priests:
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Death priests wear animal skulls on their clothing, that help them in their magic, helping them revive, and things like that.that.
** Cathy assumes that she and everyone else has to wear that aesthetic to conform with the dungeon's themes, after that is required to keep its corruption from altering the clothing.



--> it says, 'DANGER, READ THIS FIRST' in huge red letters," the priestess quoted. "'Contents: 31 ravenous vampires'."
--> Amadeus choked on his drink and spewed the reddish liquid from his nostrils. Once he had regained control over his breathing, he asked incredulously "Say what?"

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--> it says, 'DANGER, READ THIS FIRST' in huge red letters," the priestess quoted. "'Contents: 31 ravenous vampires'."
-->
"\\
Amadeus choked on his drink and spewed the reddish liquid from his nostrils. Once he had regained control over his breathing, he asked incredulously "Say what?"



--> Marbles? CAREFUL!"
--> A moment after the warning, arms flailed and armour rattled as the tiny orbs got underfoot, causing soldiers to trip and fall, who in turn tripped up more of the pursuers. From one instant to another, the group of hunters was a mess of angry bodies sprawled over each other.

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--> Marbles? CAREFUL!"
-->
CAREFUL!"\\
A moment after the warning, arms flailed and armour rattled as the tiny orbs got underfoot, causing soldiers to trip and fall, who in turn tripped up more of the pursuers. From one instant to another, the group of hunters was a mess of angry bodies sprawled over each other.



** Chapter 149:

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** ''[[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-6#post-6355816 Chapter 149:149: A New Arrival]]'':



** Chapter 150: Carmilla had her shoes glued to the floor, and the orc monitoring the imp and goblin testing got glued to his chair.

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** ''[[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-7#post-6355817 Chapter 150: Healer's Prognosis]]'': Carmilla had her shoes glued to the floor, and the orc monitoring the imp and goblin testing got glued to his chair.chair.
* StandardRoyalCourt: Ami's advisers all fall under this to some extent. Lampshaded by Jered after Mercury becomes Empress- he thinks some royal titles are in order.
** Cathy fills the role of Captain of the Guard.
** Jered fills the role of Treasurer and occasionally spy.
** Jadeite is primarily Mercury's military adviser alongside Cathy. Also something of a bodyguard.
** Tiger is a (self titled) princess...
** Snyder is something of an adviser on various deities, and so fills the role of court priest.
** Erasmus used to be the Court Wizard before his death; Torian fills that role now.



--> Ami had both of her hands raised high over her head as she struggled to pronounce the unfamiliar syllables of the spell. A clean circle of ground had expanded in front of her, pushing a ring-shaped wave of clogging blood outward as it grew in diameter. The magical circle's perimeter burst into icy flame, and thirteen evenly-spaced flickering runes appeared in the burning curtain.
--> ...
--> Ami's voice reached a crescendo as she refused to let herself be distracted by the plight of her comrades. In response, lines of fire pulsed and drew a pentagram in the centre of the summoning circle. Suddenly, the entire room coloured with the bright orange tones of an active furnace when a tornado of flame exploded from the ground, sending large chunks of the summoning circle flying.

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--> Ami had both of her hands raised high over her head as she struggled to pronounce the unfamiliar syllables of the spell. A clean circle of ground had expanded in front of her, pushing a ring-shaped wave of clogging blood outward as it grew in diameter. The magical circle's perimeter burst into icy flame, and thirteen evenly-spaced flickering runes appeared in the burning curtain.
--> ...
-->
curtain.\\
[...]\\
Ami's voice reached a crescendo as she refused to let herself be distracted by the plight of her comrades. In response, lines of fire pulsed and drew a pentagram in the centre of the summoning circle. Suddenly, the entire room coloured with the bright orange tones of an active furnace when a tornado of flame exploded from the ground, sending large chunks of the summoning circle flying.



* SurpriseJump: In Chapter 150: Healer's Prognosis:
--> “You! Let go of that imp right now!”
--> “Gyah!” Camilla jumped half her own height into the air at the sound of Ami's angry voice, coming from right behind the young fairy.

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* SurpriseJump: In ''[[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-7#post-6355817 Chapter 150: Healer's Prognosis:
Prognosis]]'':
--> “You! Let go of that imp right now!”
-->
now!”\\
“Gyah!” Camilla jumped half her own height into the air at the sound of Ami's angry voice, coming from right behind the young fairy.



--> An imp dropped down out of thin air, startling the red demon who was leaning bored against the wall. Immediately, the bug-eyed creature started hacking away at the unfinished rock in a frenzy, sending up a cloud of dust that billowed into the narrow corridor. After tunnelling through barely half a metre of rock, it broke through into the chamber behind, sending a spray of crumbling debris and stone spilling on the expensive carpet below.
--> The occupant of the room was sitting in a high-backed armchair with red cushions, and was staring at the intruder with wide eyes.\\

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--> An imp dropped down out of thin air, startling the red demon who was leaning bored against the wall. Immediately, the bug-eyed creature started hacking away at the unfinished rock in a frenzy, sending up a cloud of dust that billowed into the narrow corridor. After tunnelling through barely half a metre of rock, it broke through into the chamber behind, sending a spray of crumbling debris and stone spilling on the expensive carpet below.
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below.\\
The occupant of the room was sitting in a high-backed armchair with red cushions, and was staring at the intruder with wide eyes.\\



* ThisIsNotAFloor: Ami inverts this interestingly in the episode "[[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-3#post-6355736 Convoluted Rescue Plan, Go!]]" The floor is made invisible, but her opponents assume it has been destroyed. Leads to a [[WeNeedADistraction distraction]].
* ThisIsUnforgivable: What amounts to this happens during the [[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-6#post-6355794 invasion of Dreadfog Island]], when [[spoiler: Empress Mercury learns that the undead priests of the Crowned Death have plucked out the eyes of 8,000 captive innocents they intend to sacrifice -- including children -- so that they couldn't cause trouble. Ami is ''not pleased.'']]

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* ThisIsNotAFloor: Ami inverts this interestingly in the episode "[[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-3#post-6355736 Convoluted Rescue Plan, Go!]]" The floor is made invisible, but her opponents assume it has been destroyed. Leads to a [[WeNeedADistraction distraction]].
* ThisIsUnforgivable: What amounts to this happens during the [[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-6#post-6355794 invasion of Dreadfog Island]], when [[spoiler: Empress [[spoiler:Empress Mercury learns that the undead priests of the Crowned Death have plucked out the eyes of 8,000 captive innocents they intend to sacrifice -- including children -- so that they couldn't cause trouble. Ami is ''not pleased.'']]



** [[spoiler: Averted in the case of Ami's psychological torture. She largely bluffs them, and the mistress creates the impression that she did unspeakable things to them.]]
* TrojanHorse: Monteraine acts as one while infiltraiting one of Morrigan's Dungeons, with Ami herself playing the Greek.

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** [[spoiler: Averted [[spoiler:Averted in the case of Ami's psychological torture. She largely bluffs them, and the mistress creates the impression that she did unspeakable things to them.]]
* TrojanHorse: Monteraine acts as one while infiltraiting infiltrating one of Morrigan's Dungeons, with Ami herself playing the Greek.



--> [...]
--> Undeterred, the old woman proceeded to whack her on the head with her staff over and over again, cursing her with language so coarse her cheeks grew hot.

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--> [...]
-->
]\\
Undeterred, the old woman proceeded to whack her on the head with her staff over and over again, cursing her with language so coarse her cheeks grew hot.



* TheWikiRule: [[http://dkami.wikia.com/wiki/Dungeon_Keeper_Ami_Wiki Here it is.]]
25th Jul '17 5:54:12 PM Malady
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->''Ami's eyebrows shot up as everyone kept staring at her with bated breath. "What?" she asked into the silence, crossing her arms in front of her chest defensively.''
->''"Aren't- Aren't you going to convince them by revealing your grotesque and horrifying true form now?" Snyder asked, a hint of disappointment quivering in his voice.''
->''The three goblin heads peering around the door frame nodded. "Yes. Is traditional."''
->''Ami blinked at the expectant expressions surrounding her, then closed her mouth with an audible snap. She turned her head and threw a pleading look at the Reaper, who just snickered at her predicament. "But I'm human! I really look like this!"''

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->''Ami's eyebrows shot up as everyone kept staring at her with bated breath. "What?" she asked into the silence, crossing her arms in front of her chest defensively.''
->''"Aren't-
''\\
''"Aren't-
Aren't you going to convince them by revealing your grotesque and horrifying true form now?" Snyder asked, a hint of disappointment quivering in his voice.''
->''The
''\\
''The
three goblin heads peering around the door frame nodded. "Yes. Is traditional."''
->''Ami
"''\\
''Ami
blinked at the expectant expressions surrounding her, then closed her mouth with an audible snap. She turned her head and threw a pleading look at the Reaper, who just snickered at her predicament. "But I'm human! I really look like this!"''


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* ThirdEye: As said in [[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-5#post-6355773 Assault on Wemos]], the idol on the Avatar Islands has one, sorta of. And it's magical and meant to [[spoiler:help ascend someone to godhood]]:
--> At its very top, the former ruler of the continent floated in the centre of the huge pentagram decorating the idol's bald forehead almost like a glowing third eye.
25th Jul '17 4:59:17 PM Malady
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* CurseCutShort: The "shit" from "flies over shit" said by Baron Leopold in [[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-5#post-6355769 Beryl's Plan] when asking about what's drawing Keepers to the Avatar Islands:

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* CurseCutShort: The "shit" from "flies over shit" said by Baron Leopold in [[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-5#post-6355769 Beryl's Plan] Plan]] when asking about what's drawing Keepers to the Avatar Islands:
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