History Literature / AcornaSeries

26th Nov '16 8:46:38 PM NOYB
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* SacredLanguage: One planet considers Acorna a god because she speaks the native tongue of ''her'' people. They had been visited many ''many'' years ago by [[spoiler:Aari and Grimalken]], and their priests had miraculously picked up the language in a single visit.

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* SacredLanguage: One planet considers Acorna a god because she speaks the native tongue of ''her'' people. They had been visited many ''many'' years ago by [[spoiler:Aari and Grimalken]], Grimalkin]], and their priests had miraculously picked up the language in a single visit.
26th Nov '16 8:45:17 PM NOYB
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* HumansAreWarriors: The Khleevi learnt the hard way at the end of ''Acorna's Quest''. They were shocked to find a species which actually fought back when attacked, and resolved to stay away from humanity.

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* HumansAreWarriors: The Khleevi learnt the hard way at the end of ''Acorna's Quest''. They were shocked to find a species which that actually fought back when attacked, and resolved to stay away from humanity.
26th Nov '16 8:44:42 PM NOYB
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* EmotionEater: The Khleevi (especially their offspring.) feed on the pain and fear they cause their victims. The Linyaari due to their pacifist nature, empathic ability and rapid healing are considered a delicacy.

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* EmotionEater: The Khleevi (especially their offspring.) offspring) feed on the pain and fear they cause their victims. victims, hence the torturing them to death. The Linyaari Linyaari, due to their pacifist nature, empathic ability and rapid healing healing, are considered a delicacy.
26th Nov '16 8:43:10 PM NOYB
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* {{Precursors}}: The Ancestral Friends, who called themselves the Hosts, are the precursors of the Linyaari, Makahomian Temple Cats and probably many other races through a combination of [[{{ShapeShifting}} Shapeshifting]], genetic engineering and BoldlyComing.

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** The Ancestral Friends claimed to be this, which is where the Linyaari got it from (not from the unicorns, who were quite happy to use their horns to defend themselves), but had a more BlueAndOrangeMorality definition of violence.
* {{Precursors}}: The Ancestral Friends, who called themselves the Hosts, are the precursors of the Linyaari, Makahomian Temple Cats Cats, and probably many other races through a combination of [[{{ShapeShifting}} Shapeshifting]], genetic engineering and BoldlyComing.
26th Nov '16 8:40:57 PM NOYB
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* WhoNamesTheirKidDude: Acorna's name is unpronounceable in Linyaari, the nearest equivalent is Khornya which incidentally means "One Horn" in Linyaari. Needless to say, many are amused and bemused by her name.

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* WhoNamesTheirKidDude: Acorna's name is unpronounceable in Linyaari, the nearest equivalent is Khornya Khornya, which incidentally means "One Horn" in Linyaari. Needless to say, many are amused and bemused by her name.
26th Nov '16 8:40:06 PM NOYB
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* MysticalWhiteHair: Acorna has white hair and is a human-unicorn hybrid, with healing and other magical powers through her horn, though the whiteness of her hair stems for her people's tendency to go white after spending large amounts of time in space.

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* MysticalWhiteHair: Acorna has white hair and is a human-unicorn humanoid-unicorn hybrid, with healing and other magical powers through her horn, though the whiteness of her hair stems for her people's tendency to go white after spending large amounts of time in space.



* ScienceFantasy: Played with. Acorna looks like a "unicorn girl", complete with a horn on her forehead, unearthly beauty, and the power to purify water and air. Except she's not exactly magical: she's an alien, and the setting is basic science fiction with spaceships and interplanetary travel. Then it is revealed that her species is genetically-engineered by aliens who combined their own DNA with that of unicorns they rescued from Earth.

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* ScienceFantasy: Played with. Acorna looks like a "unicorn girl", complete with a horn on her forehead, unearthly beauty, and the power to purify water and air. Except she's not exactly magical: she's an alien, and the setting is basic science fiction with spaceships and interplanetary travel. Then it is revealed that her species is genetically-engineered was genetically engineered by aliens who combined their own DNA with that of unicorns they rescued from Earth.
22nd Jun '16 4:31:37 AM Doug86
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* {{Ultraterrestrials}}: Acorna is a member of a humanoid race of unicorns, descended from more traditional equine unicorns and the SufficientlyAdvancedAliens who rescued them from being hunted to extinction on Earth in the middle ages.

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* {{Ultraterrestrials}}: Acorna is a member of a humanoid race of unicorns, descended from more traditional equine unicorns and the SufficientlyAdvancedAliens {{Sufficiently Advanced Alien}}s who rescued them from being hunted to extinction on Earth in the middle ages.
8th May '16 9:09:00 PM PaulA
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* ISOStandardHumanSpaceship: The Linyaari are baffled by the uniform, uncolored nature of human starships. On the flip side, humans find the colors on Linyaari craft loud and garish.



* ISOStandardHumanSpaceship: The Linyaari are baffled by the uniform, uncolored nature of human starships. On the flip side, humans find the colors on Linyaari craft loud and garish.

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* ISOStandardHumanSpaceship: The Linyaari are baffled by ItMustBeMine: In the uniform, uncolored nature first book, Hafiz Harakamian sought to add Acorna to his collection of human starships. On rarities as the flip side, humans find the colors on Linyaari craft loud and garish.crown jewel. A desire with quickly disappeared once he learned she wasn't some sort of mutant, but a lost member of an space-faring race.


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* OldRetainer: Aminah, for Tapha.
8th May '16 7:58:19 PM PaulA
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* ComputerVoice: Ship's computers speak with a female voice by default. A male character who spends long stretches of time with no one but his cat and his ship's computer changed its voice from the default, because apparently hearing a female voice made him stop at whorehouses too often.
6th May '16 2:36:24 AM PaulA
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* IKissYourHand: In the first book, Baron Manjari makes a point of actually kissing Acorna's hand at her social debut instead of miming it as expected. [[spoiler:He's just dosed her with a contact poison applied to his lips (he wipes them clean immediately afterward and [[CarryingTheAntidote takes the antidote]], claiming it's his daily medication). Too bad he didn't know about Acorna's ability to neutralize toxins]].



* MysticalWhiteHair: Acorna has white hair and is a human-unicorn hybrid, with healing and other magical powers through her horn, though the whiteness of her hair stems for her people's tendency to go white after spending large amounts of time in space.



* SacredLanguage: One planet considers Acorna a god because she speaks the native tongue of ''her'' people. They had been visited many ''many'' years ago by [[spoiler:Aari and Grimalken]], and their priests had miraculously picked up the language in a single visit.
* ScienceFantasy: Played with. Acorna looks like a "unicorn girl", complete with a horn on her forehead, unearthly beauty, and the power to purify water and air. Except she's not exactly magical: she's an alien, and the setting is basic science fiction with spaceships and interplanetary travel. Then it is revealed that her species is genetically-engineered by aliens who combined their own DNA with that of unicorns they rescued from Earth.



* {{Ultraterrestrials}}: Acorna is a member of a humanoid race of unicorns, descended from more traditional equine unicorns and the SufficientlyAdvancedAliens who rescued them from being hunted to extinction on Earth in the middle ages.



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