History Literature / BeyondTheBlackRiver

13th Mar '16 12:16:19 AM nombretomado
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"[[http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Beyond_the_Black_River Beyond the Black River]]" is a ConanTheBarbarian story by Creator/RobertEHoward. Published in 2 parts, from May to June, 1935.

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"[[http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Beyond_the_Black_River Beyond the Black River]]" is a ConanTheBarbarian Literature/ConanTheBarbarian story by Creator/RobertEHoward. Published in 2 parts, from May to June, 1935.
23rd Apr '14 8:28:32 PM CaptEquinox
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* ABoyAndHisDog: Balthus and Slasher.
24th Jun '12 5:07:29 AM FELH2
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"[[http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Beyond_the_Black_River Beyond the Black River]]" is a ConanTheBarbarian story by RobertEHoward. Published in 2 parts, from May to June, 1935.

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"[[http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Beyond_the_Black_River Beyond the Black River]]" is a ConanTheBarbarian story by RobertEHoward.Creator/RobertEHoward. Published in 2 parts, from May to June, 1935.
7th May '12 4:57:00 PM Goldfritha
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->''“Barbarism is the natural state of mankind,” the borderer said, still staring somberly at the Cimmerian. “Civilization is unnatural. It is a whim of circumstance. And barbarism must always ultimately triumph.”''


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Balthus is a man living in a frontier fort while the Picts are restless. He is captured in the forest and intended for sacrifice while Conan rescues him. They return with the news, and Conan giving Balthus many long lectures on things.


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* AuthorAvatar: Balthus, according to Howard himself.


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* DeusExitMachina: Conan and Balthus separate.
* DisproportionateRetribution: Conan vows it


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* FriendOrFoe: Conan deludes a Pict


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* HumanSacrifice: Part of the RitualMagic


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* PantheraAwesome: A saber-toothed tiger
* PowerGlows: The fire demon
* RitualMagic: The Picts practice it
* ScarilyCompetentTracker: The Picts
7th May '12 3:49:38 PM tricksterson
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* HalfHumanHybrid: [[spoiler: Zothar Sag is half swamp demon]]
7th May '12 3:44:48 PM tricksterson
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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Balthus and the dog]].
6th May '12 5:51:15 PM Goldfritha
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"[[http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Beyond_the_Black_River Beyond the Black River]]" is a ConanTheBarbarian story by RobertEHoward. Published in 2 parts, from May to June, 1935.

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!!Tropes included
* AloneInACrowd: Balthus feels alone in Conan's presence.
* BringNewsBack: What Conan and Balthus try
* DistressedDude: Balthus
* JungleDrums: The Picts use them.
* LibationForTheDead: Conan at the end
* TheLostWoods: The setting
* TheNativesAreRestless: Picts
* ToAbsentFriends: The dead are discussed at the end.
* WouldNotShootACivilian: Dead civilians enrage Balthus
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