History FanFic / TheGreatSlaveKing

26th Mar '16 12:58:36 PM ThraggLootrippa
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-->'''Discord''': how better to break the law when you know it backwards, forwards, sideways, in, out, inverse, concave, and converse.

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-->'''Discord''': how How better to break the law when you know it backwards, forwards, sideways, in, out, inverse, concave, and converse.converse?
29th Jan '14 11:08:00 PM TVRulezAgain
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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Serving to illustrate how much of a CompleteMonster Sombra is.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Serving to illustrate how much of a CompleteMonster bad Sombra is.
1st Dec '13 12:05:52 PM AbstractIndigo
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Now styling himself as 'The Slave King', the story from here follows his rule as Lord of the Earth as he attempts to gain revenge over those who have wronged him and outmaneuver his fellow deities.

The [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/67055/The-Book-of-Water%3A-The-Marriage-of-the-Slave-King second story]] in the series, ''The Marriage of the Slave King'' is set several hundred years later, shortly before the Slave King's 500th anniversary celebration, and revolves around several plots against him.

Currently the author has stated plans for two more stories, and the series also has its own [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/76964/equestrian-tales-told-by-tavernlight sidestory collection]], presented in-universe by Trixie.


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Now styling himself as 'The Slave King', the story from here follows his rule as Lord of the Earth as he attempts to gain revenge over those who have wronged him and outmaneuver outmanoeuvre his fellow deities.

The [[http://www.Current works in the series:
* ''[[http://www.
fimfiction.net/story/67055/The-Book-of-Water%3A-The-Marriage-of-the-Slave-King second story]] net/story/15014/the-great-slave-king The Great Slave King]]'' -- The first book in the series, starting with Andrew King winding up in Equestria and ascending to become Lord of the Earth.
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''The Marriage Book of the Slave King'' is set several hundred years later, shortly before the Slave King's 500th anniversary celebration, and revolves around several plots against him.

Currently the author has stated plans for two more stories, and the series also has its own [[http://www.
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** ''[[http://www.
fimfiction.net/story/67055/the-book-of-water-the-marriage-of-the-slave-king The Marriage of the Slave King]]'' -- Set shortly before the Slave King's 500th anniversary celebration, he finds himself under threat from several schemes. Including arguably the worst fate for him: ArrangedMarriage.
** ''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/149422/the-book-of-water-the-heart-of-winter The Heart of Winter]]'' -- Continuing on from part one, the Slave King finds himself crippled while surrounded by enemies on all sides, with no clue who he can trust...
* ''[[http://www.fimfiction.
net/story/76964/equestrian-tales-told-by-tavernlight sidestory collection]], Equestrian Tales Told by Tavernlight]]'' -- A collection of side stories, presented in-universe by Trixie.

Trixie.
15th Sep '13 1:44:50 AM CommandoDude
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*** Given that Humans are exceptionally rare to Equestria, it [[FridgeLogic makes sense]] they would develop that reputation; since there's so few of them to form relationships, it's inevitable they'd either have to turn to other species or go celibate.
14th Aug '13 9:39:22 PM AbstractIndigo
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* GambitPileup: This tends to happen whenever the pantheon starts playing politics, especially when the Slave King is involved.


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* OutGambitted:
** Most of the pantheon end up being out-gambitted by the Slave King in the first book.
** Zig-zagged in ''Marriage of the Slave King''. [[spoiler: The Slave King manages to ruin Celestia's plan, but in this instance she's able to recover by invoking Discord's help]].


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* XanatosSpeedChess:
** The Slave King often finds a way to twist events in his favor by playing this.
** Celestia also gets involved in ''Marriage of the Slave King'' where after having her plan foiled by the Slave King she's able recover.


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* {{Adorkable}}: Luna, particularly during the Slave King's impromptu competition [[spoiler: over who gets to be his bride]].
* [[AliensMadeThemDoIt A Love Godess Made Them Do It]]: Several of the pantheon end up hooking up, under the influence of Lady Suzaku's spiked wine.


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* GenderBender: Discord can readily switch to his female persona, Eris, and threatens to remain in that form to take part in the Slave King's competition unless Celestia allows him to remain and watch the fun.


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* InterplayOfSexAndViolence: Minoa threatens/propositions the Slave King with this if she wins his competition.


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* IShallTauntYou: The Slave King provokes Lord Cerynitis into charging at him by taunting him. It doesn't work out well for Cerynitis.


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* UnwantedHarem: The Slave King ends up with many of the female members of the pantheon vying for his affection, albeit mostly for political and selfish reasons.
25th Jul '13 12:35:10 PM thatdude
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* MusicalThemeNaming: Lady Suzaku's three daughters are named Aria, Harmony, and Melody.
10th Jul '13 7:58:34 AM AbstractIndigo
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Currently the author has stating plans for two more stories, and the series also has its own [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/76964/equestrian-tales-told-by-tavernlight sidestory collection]], presented in-universe by Trixie.


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Currently the author has stating stated plans for two more stories, and the series also has its own [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/76964/equestrian-tales-told-by-tavernlight sidestory collection]], presented in-universe by Trixie.




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* BlackWidow: [[spoiler: The Slave King initially mistakes Luna for becoming one at Celestia's beckoning, when his heart is stolen and used in a ritual on his wedding night, almost killing him]].



* IneffectualDeathThreat: [[spoiler: The Slave King threatens the female members of the pantheon with this after finding out about his BureaucraticallyArrangedMarriage, even while exhausted and surrounded by them. They don't take it very seriously.]]




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29th Jun '13 2:51:20 AM AbstractIndigo
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* BlackWidow: [[spoiler: The Slave King initially mistakes Luna for becoming one at Celestia's beckoning, when his heart is stolen and used in a ritual on his wedding night, almost killing him]].



* [[DealWithTheDevil Deal With Discord]]: Celestia makes one with Discord if he cheats to prevent the Slave King from throwing a SpannerInTheWorks and [[spoiler: ensure Luna wins his competition]].



* EtTuBrute: The Slave King's reaction to what he views as [[spoiler: Scourge's betrayal. After Scourge is found innocent, he's deeply wounded by what he views as a betrayal of their friendship, and tells Scourge they are no longer friends]].



* InterruptedIntimacy: [[spoiler: The Slave King and Luna's wedding night gets interrupted by the theft of his heart and its use in a magical ritual which almost kills him]].



* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: After the Slave King spares [[spoiler: Lord Cerynitis's]] life, he almost gets [[InTheBack stabbed in the back]] as a rewward. It doesn't get received well.

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* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: After the Slave King spares [[spoiler: Lord Cerynitis's]] life, he almost gets [[InTheBack stabbed in the back]] as a rewward.reward. It doesn't get received well.



* PuppyDogEyes: Whenever the Slave King looks into Celestia's eyes, he often finds himself unable to remain angry with her. However, Celestia also appears genuine whenever she invokes this, rather than manipulative.



* SpannerInTheWorks: The Slave King almost ruins Celestia's plan to [[spoiler: get him to marry Luna]] when he unexpectedly turns his choice of bride into a competition.



* TheStarscream: Second, to both Scourge and to the Slave King. [[spoiler: Unfortunately for Second, the Slave King is well aware of this even if he is allowed to carry out his schemes unhindered]].

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* TheStarscream: TheStarscream:
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Second, to both Scourge and to the Slave King. [[spoiler: Unfortunately for Second, the Slave King is well aware of this even if he is allowed to carry out his schemes unhindered]].unhindered]].
** [[spoiler: Scourge gets mistaken as one by the Slave King when he's forced to choose between helping his master and friend, or ignoring him to save his life]].


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* UglyGuyHotWife: The Slave King and [[spoiler: his wife Luna]]. She's considered the most beautiful of the pantheon, whereas he has many scars from his time as a slave.
29th Jun '13 2:30:41 AM AbstractIndigo
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* HoldYourHippogriffs: In addition to the ponified versions used in the show, we also see the equivalents from other species, such as "anydeer", "anyhound", "anyfeather" and suchlike.


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* ArrangedMarriage / BureaucraticallyArrangedMarriage: The Slave King is forced into marrying one of the pantheon by the rest. Played with slightly in that he does get to choose which one he marries.


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* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: The eponymous marriage of the Slave King, though it only becomes a plot point towards the end.


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* FourthDateMarriage: Even calling it a First Date Marriage would be generous. While the Slave King is [[ArrangedMarriage forced into marrying]] one of the pantheon, he is completely mystified by his bride-to-be claiming to love him, stating the obvious that she barely even knows him.


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* InTheBack: [[spoiler: Lord Cerynitis]] tries to dispose of the Slave King in this way after being defeated.


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* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: After the Slave King spares [[spoiler: Lord Cerynitis's]] life, he almost gets [[InTheBack stabbed in the back]] as a rewward. It doesn't get received well.
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: The Slave King gives [[spoiler: Lord Cerynitis]] one, after defeating him in combat over [[spoiler: the right to marry Luna]].


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* SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace: [[spoiler: Lord Cerynitis]] takes the opportunity to not just do this, but challenge the Slave King for his bride.
14th May '13 6:41:34 PM AbstractIndigo
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* BeatStillMyHeart: The Slave King's discarded heart in the Well of Eternity. While not strictly a SoulJar variant, it is implied that it would need to be destroyed before the Slave King could be killed. It also means the Slave King cannot survive being made mortal again.
* BerserkButton: Almost anything to do with his dead daughter pushes this for the Slave King, to the point that he declares enmity towards all changlings because their queen attempted to feed off him by impersonating her. He also threatens to kill Bixie should she ever use that form again.

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* BeatStillMyHeart: The Slave King's discarded heart in the Well of Eternity. While not strictly a SoulJar variant, it is implied that it would need to be destroyed before the Slave King could be killed. It also means the Slave King cannot survive being made mortal again.
stripped of his divinity.
* BerserkButton: Almost anything to do with his dead daughter pushes this for the Slave King, to the point that he declares enmity towards all changlings because their queen attempted to feed off him by impersonating her. He also threatens to kill Bixie should she ever use that his daughter's form again.



** The Slave King, who gets chastised by both Ouroboros and Triton for his lack of honour.

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** The Slave King, who gets chastised by both Ouroboros and Triton for over his lack of honour.



* HappilyAdopted: While it's arguable how ''happy'' she is given the fact that she's a slave of the diamond dogs, it's made very clear that Little Bleu deeply loves her adopted father.

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* HappilyAdopted: While it's arguable how ''happy'' she is given the fact that she's during her time as a slave of the diamond dogs, slave, it's made very clear that Little Bleu deeply loves her adopted father.



* YouKillItYouBoughtIt: The Slave King gains his position as Lord of the Earth by killing the previous one, albeit in self-defense.



* YouKillItYouBoughtIt: The Slave King gains his position as Lord of the Earth by killing the previous one, albeit in self-defense.

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* YouKillItYouBoughtIt: The Slave King gains his position as Lord of the Earth by killing the previous one, albeit in self-defense.
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