History Literature / BeyondTheDarkPortal

14th Apr '15 3:46:47 PM MinisterOfSinister
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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Before he's convinced to follow ThePlan, Ner'zhul lambasts Teron Gorefiend with one of these, growling that he and the Shadow Council are the same power-hungry jerks they were in ''Literature/RiseOfTHeHorde''.

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Before he's convinced to follow ThePlan, Ner'zhul lambasts Teron Gorefiend with one of these, growling that he and the Shadow Council are the same power-hungry jerks they were in ''Literature/RiseOfTHeHorde''.''Literature/RiseOfTheHorde''.
14th Apr '15 3:44:29 PM MinisterOfSinister
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--->"I am Gruul, greatest of gronn! This my land, my mountains! You leave or you end up like children!"

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--->"I -->"I am Gruul, greatest of gronn! This my land, my mountains! And you will not take them! You leave or you end up like children!"
8th Apr '15 10:29:11 AM MinisterOfSinister
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* AntiVillain: Kilrogg Deadeye remains the NobleDemon he was in ''Literature/TidesOfDarkness''.



* BolivianArmyEnding: Kilrogg Deadeye dies in a fight with Danath Trollbane in Auchindoun to buy Ner'zhul time to escape. As he dies, he says with satisfaction that the Horde will live on because of him.



* DefianttotheEnd: Gruul is incredibly powerful, but Deathwing outclasses him easily. Despite this, Gruul keeps fighting, and lives since Deathwing wants to make him suffer.

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* DefianttotheEnd: DefiantToTheEnd: Gruul is incredibly powerful, but Deathwing outclasses him easily. Despite this, Gruul keeps fighting, and lives since Deathwing wants to make him suffer.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Deathwing takes the mass killing of his children ''very'' badly.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: As covered elsewhere, Deathwing's real name isn't Deathwing at all. It's Neltharion. Deathwing is just what he goes by.



* FantasticRacism: Alleria positively drips this. Turalyon who was pretty racist in the previous book is appalled by her actions.

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* EvilOldFolks: Ner'zhul dances around this trope for a while before eventually becoming it in full.
* FallenHero: Ner'zhul goes from being one of the wisest and most celebrated orcs in recent history to a selfish, ultimately uncaring old jackass.
* FantasticRacism: Alleria positively drips this. Turalyon who was pretty racist in the previous book is appalled book, but has gotten over it by her actions.now.



* IHaveManyNames: Deathwing lists some of the names he's been called as a BadassBoast.



* KnowWhenToFoldEm: Grom and other orc cheiftains save themselves and their clans when it becomes apparent that Ner'zhul has abandoned them.



* NoSell: Khadgar used some of his most powerful magic against Deathwing and was mt with this.

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* NoSell: Gruul delivers a huge punch to Deathwing that knocks him down from the shock of it, and Deathwing isn't even ''phased''. Khadgar used some of his most powerful magic against Deathwing and was mt met with this.this as well.



* PragmaticVillainy: Gruul doesn't really give a damn about being moral; he just doesn't want the black dragons muscling in on his territory.



* TheQuisling: King Perenolde to a despicable degree.
** Amusingly, his own son gives him a WhatTheHellHero speech about it.

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* TheQuisling: King Perenolde to a despicable degree.
** Amusingly, his
degree. His own son gives him a WhatTheHellHero speech about it.it.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Before he's convinced to follow ThePlan, Ner'zhul lambasts Teron Gorefiend with one of these, growling that he and the Shadow Council are the same power-hungry jerks they were in ''Literature/RiseOfTHeHorde''.
-->'''Ner'zhul''': Gul'dan and his twisted schemes -- they reach out and destroy lives, even from beyond the grave! You and your plans! And how much power would you gain from success? Power is all you Shadow Council bastards care about!



* TheWorfBarrage: Gruul delivers a huge punch to Deathwing that knocks down the smaller Gron from the shock of it, and Deathwing isn't even phased by it.
* TheWorfEffect: The Gron are built up as huge and menacing, getting through rocks on the way to Deathwing's lair by smashing them... and when Deathwing shows up, [[OhCrap he knocks them around by beating his wings]].

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* TheWorfBarrage: Gruul delivers a huge punch to Deathwing that knocks down the smaller Gron from the shock of it, and Deathwing isn't even phased by it.
* TheWorfEffect: The Gron Gronn are built up as huge and menacing, getting through rocks on the way to Deathwing's lair by smashing them... and when Deathwing shows up, [[OhCrap he knocks them around by beating his wings]]. This justified, though by the fact that Deathwing is the greatest of all black dragons, and thus a ''little'' more powerful than his
28th Nov '14 10:22:07 PM kankai
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* DefianttotheEnd: Gruul is incredibly powerful, but Deathwing outclasses him easily. Despite this, Gruul keeps fighting, and lives since Deathwing wants to make him suffer.

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* DefianttotheEnd: *DefianttotheEnd: Gruul is incredibly powerful, but Deathwing outclasses him easily. Despite this, Gruul keeps fighting, and lives since Deathwing wants to make him suffer.



* PapaWolf: Deathwimg goes absolutely berserk after his eggs were smashed and his children slaughtered by the Alliance and Gruul. He attacks Gruul, and the horrified Alliance realizes the only reason the gronn isn't dead is because Deathwing was toying with him.

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* PapaWolf: Deathwimg *PapaWolf: Deathwing goes absolutely berserk after his eggs were smashed and his children slaughtered by the Alliance and Gruul. He attacks Gruul, and the horrified Alliance realizes the only reason the gronn isn't dead is because Deathwing was toying with him.
28th Nov '14 10:20:22 PM kankai
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------>"I am Gruul, greatest of gronn! This my land, my mountains! You leave or you end up like children!"

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------>"I --->"I am Gruul, greatest of gronn! This my land, my mountains! You leave or you end up like children!"



* DefianttotheEnd: Gruul is incredibly powerful, but Deathwing outclasses him easily. Despite this, Gruul keeps fighting, and lives since Deathwing wants to make him suffer.

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* DefianttotheEnd: *DefianttotheEnd: Gruul is incredibly powerful, but Deathwing outclasses him easily. Despite this, Gruul keeps fighting, and lives since Deathwing wants to make him suffer.



* PapaWolf: Deathwimg goes absolutely berserk after his eggs were smashed and his children slaughtered by the Alliance and Gruul. He attacks Gruul, and the horrified Alliance realizes the only reason the gronn isn't dead is because Deathwing was toying with him.

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* PapaWolf: *PapaWolf: Deathwimg goes absolutely berserk after his eggs were smashed and his children slaughtered by the Alliance and Gruul. He attacks Gruul, and the horrified Alliance realizes the only reason the gronn isn't dead is because Deathwing was toying with him.
28th Nov '14 10:19:49 PM kankai
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* BadassBoast: Deathwing gives one that doubles as PrepareToDie.

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* BadassBoast: Deathwing gives one that doubles as PrepareToDie. Gruul gives his own as introduction to Deathwing.
------>"I am Gruul, greatest of gronn! This my land, my mountains! You leave or you end up like children!"


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*DefianttotheEnd: Gruul is incredibly powerful, but Deathwing outclasses him easily. Despite this, Gruul keeps fighting, and lives since Deathwing wants to make him suffer.


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*PapaWolf: Deathwimg goes absolutely berserk after his eggs were smashed and his children slaughtered by the Alliance and Gruul. He attacks Gruul, and the horrified Alliance realizes the only reason the gronn isn't dead is because Deathwing was toying with him.
7th Oct '14 2:43:51 PM sorin255
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* CherryTapping: Khadgar uses what he calls a "simple parlor trick" to help drive off Deathwing by ripping away a part of his armor.


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* NoSell: Khadgar used some of his most powerful magic against Deathwing and was mt with this.
16th Sep '13 8:00:10 PM megazilla
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* BadassBoast: Deathwing gives one that doubles as PrepareToDie.



* BigBad: Subverted. Ner'zhul is nothing like the Lich King who destroys Arthas' sanity and unleashes the Scourge on the world. He's a weak, broken, and half-sane shell of a once great man.

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* BigBad: Subverted. Ner'zhul is nothing like the Lich King who destroys Arthas' sanity and unleashes the Scourge on the world. He's a weak, broken, and half-sane shell of a once great man.


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* GaiasLament: Draenor has most of its plant life wiped out.


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* KryptoniteFactor: The Death Knights naturally are weakened even by slight amount of [[LightEmUp the Holy Light]]. When Turalyon takes advantage of this on Gorefiend, it turns him to dust.


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* OhCrap: Turalyon and Khadgar this reaction to seeing Deathwing after they and the gronn attacked a number of his children.
* OurGiantsAreBigger: This book goes into details on how big the [[OurOgresAreHungrier gronn]] are, and that Gruul is even bigger.
* {{Retcon}}: With regards to the gronn driving out Deathwing and his children. The earlier lore stated their sheer power and greater numbers drove them out. This novel changes so that the dragons they killed were extremely young (full grown ones that appeared in the rest of the WarcraftExpendedUniverse are MUCH bigger than them), and Deathwing mopped the floor with them with the gronn only surviving because Khadgar break some of the metal plates holding Deathwing's body together, forcing him to retreat.


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* SmugSnake: Deathwing, so much so that the orcs often can't tell if he's insulting them.
* SuicidalOverconfidence: Gruul, thinking picking a fight with a dragon that's big enough to play with him like mouse is a good plan.


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* TheWorfBarrage: Gruul delivers a huge punch to Deathwing that knocks down the smaller Gron from the shock of it, and Deathwing isn't even phased by it.
* TheWorfEffect: The Gron are built up as huge and menacing, getting through rocks on the way to Deathwing's lair by smashing them... and when Deathwing shows up, [[OhCrap he knocks them around by beating his wings]].
11th Sep '13 3:02:00 PM Valiona
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* CoolOldGuy: Khadgar, although unfortunately, he's not old enouhg to be one.

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* CoolOldGuy: Khadgar, although unfortunately, he's not old enouhg enough to be one.


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* EveryoneHasStandards: Turalyon has no love for the orcs, but is disturbed by Alleria's obsession with vengeance (which drives a rift between them, and which he fears will get her killed), as well as an orphan child who wants to grow up and kill orcs.


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* VillainousBreakdown: Ner'zhul, [[spoiler:when he comes face to face with Kil'jaeden. He ends up begging for mercy, but is tortured and turned into the Lich King]].
31st Aug '13 2:23:01 PM Valiona
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* BelligerentSexualTension: Turalyon and Alleria. So much so that you wonder what he sees in her.

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* BelligerentSexualTension: Turalyon and Alleria. So much so that you wonder what he sees in her.Alleria's relationship, although at the start of the book, she outright despises him for his not sharing her desire to exterminate the orcs.



* BloodKnight: Alleria.
** EVERY SINGLE ORC IN THE HORDE.
* BrokenPedestal: How every orc more or less reacts to Ner'zhul.

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* BloodKnight: Alleria.
** EVERY SINGLE ORC IN THE HORDE.
Alleria, as well as every orc in the Horde.
* BrokenPedestal: How every orc more or less reacts to Ner'zhul.Ner'zhul, seeing how far he's fallen.
* CallingTheOldManOut: King Perenolde's son gives one to him after learning of his dealings with the Horde.



* CoolOldGuy: Khadgar.

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* CoolOldGuy: Khadgar.Khadgar, although unfortunately, he's not old enouhg to be one.
* DeathSeeker: Alleria.



* EnemyMine: Turalyon's group allies with Gruul and his gronn against Deathwing and the other dragons.



* {{Jerkass}}: Alleria's treatment of Turalyon at the orphanage.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Alleria's treatment of Turalyon Alleria is extremely harsh with Khadgar at the orphanage. orphanage, lashing out at him for not sharing her desire to exterminate the orcs.
** TookALevelInJerkass: Alleria took several after Lirath's death and the destruction of much of her homeland.



* ShootTheDog: Turalyon has to destroy black dragon eggs to eliminate the future threat of black dragons on Draenor.



* TheSoCalledCoward: Turalyon by Alleria. It almost forfeits all sympathy for her.

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* TheSoCalledCoward: Turalyon, according to Alleria.
* WeHaveReserves: Ner'zhul sees the entire Horde as expendable, and abandons all the other orcs in his quest for power.
* WhatTheHellHero: Khadgar gives Alleria a scathing one, calling her out on her obsession with revenge and desire for death resulting in her closing herself off from the pleasures life can offer,
Turalyon by Alleria. It almost forfeits all sympathy for her.
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