History Literature / BlackTrillium

9th Sep '15 10:34:42 PM Koveras
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* DemotedToSatelliteLoveInterest: TheGoodPrince Antar in ''Literature/BlackTrillium'' is a complex character torn between his loyalty to his royal father and his country and the realization that his father and king has been corrupted by an EvilSorcerer and pushes their country into ruin and dishonor. In Creator/JulianMay's sequel novels, his role mostly boils down to being the King Consort and frequent DistressedDude to his queenly wife, [[spoiler:the ex-princess Anigel]].

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* DemotedToSatelliteLoveInterest: TheGoodPrince Antar in ''Literature/BlackTrillium'' is a complex character torn between his loyalty to his royal father and to his country and the realization that his father and king has been corrupted by an EvilSorcerer and pushes their country into ruin and dishonor. In Creator/JulianMay's sequel novels, his role mostly boils down to being the King Consort and frequent DistressedDude to his queenly wife, [[spoiler:the ex-princess Anigel]].
9th Sep '15 2:24:11 PM Rjinswand
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* DemotedToSatelliteLoveInterest: TheGoodPrince Antar in ''Literature/BlackTrillium'' is a complex character torn between his loyalty to his royal father and his country and the realization that his father and king has been corrupted by an EvilSorcerer and pushes their country into ruin and dishonor. In Creator/JulianMay's sequel novels, his role mostly boils down to being the King Consort and frequent DistressedDude to his queenly wife, [[spoiler:the ex-princess Anigel]].
26th Apr '15 12:26:03 PM Koveras
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* Antar, the Crown Prince of Labornok. TheWisePrince who mistrusts Orogastus and later defects to Anigel's army and eventually marries her. In May's continuity he often plays the DistressedDamsel role for Anigel.

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* Antar, the Crown Prince of Labornok. TheWisePrince who mistrusts Orogastus and later defects to Anigel's army and eventually marries her. In May's continuity he often plays the DistressedDamsel DistressedDude role for Anigel.



* DamselInDistress: Surprisingly, it is Antar who often causes trouble to his frail princess of a wife.


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* DistressedDude: Surprisingly, it is Antar who often causes trouble to his frail princess of a wife.
26th Feb '15 7:34:01 AM Koveras
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A 1990 {{fantasy}} novel [[RoundRobin co-written]] by AndreNorton, MarionZimmerBradley, and Julian May. It is also the first book in the ''Trillium'' series, consisting of four more novels set in the same universe and featuring more or less the same cast. After the original novel, however, the three co-authors decided to write the sequels separately, so there are effectively [[AlternateTimeline three mutually exclusive continuities]], of which ''Black Trillium'' is the lowest (and only) denominator.

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A 1990 {{fantasy}} novel [[RoundRobin co-written]] by AndreNorton, MarionZimmerBradley, Creator/AndreNorton, Creator/MarionZimmerBradley, and Julian May.Creator/JulianMay. It is also the first book in the ''Trillium'' series, consisting of four more novels set in the same universe and featuring more or less the same cast. After the original novel, however, the three co-authors decided to write the sequels separately, so there are effectively [[AlternateTimeline three mutually exclusive continuities]], of which ''Black Trillium'' is the lowest (and only) denominator.
24th Feb '15 12:24:28 AM Koveras
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* RulingFamilyMassacre: The first book opens with the sack of Ruwendan capital by Labornok and the off-screen massacre of most of the royal family members.
13th Nov '14 2:00:35 AM Koveras
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* '''''Golden Trillium''''' (1993, Norton). Some time after the conclusion of ''BT'', [[LadyOfWar Kadiya, the second princess]], leads an expedition into the [[SwampsAreEvil Thorny Hell]] to uncover a few of the Ancient's secrets.

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* '''''Golden Trillium''''' (1993, Norton). Some time after the conclusion of ''BT'', [[LadyOfWar Kadiya, the second princess]], leads an expedition into the [[SwampsAreEvil Thorny Hell]] to uncover a few of the Ancient's Ancients' secrets.



* DamselInDistress: Surprisingly, it is Antar who often causes trouble to his frail princess wife Anigel.

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* ChasteHero: By contrast to Haramis (who gets it on with Orogastus) and Anigel (who marries and has kids with Antar), Kadya doesn't seem to be interested in romance at all.
* DamselInDistress: Surprisingly, it is Antar who often causes trouble to his frail princess wife Anigel.of a wife.



* DefectingForLove: Antar is a rare gender-flipped example, who falls in love with Anigel, joins her cause, and ultimately marries her.



* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses

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* EverythingsBetterWithPrincessesEverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: The plot wouldn't have suffered much if the three sisters weren't princesses, but they are.



* JeanneDArchetype: All three princesses, basically: young girls who start out with nothing and end up driving the invaders out of their country. Joan's military talent and people skills seem to be split between Kadya and Anigel, respectively, however.



* TheObiWan: White Lady Binah.

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* TheObiWan: White Lady Binah.Binah provides early guidance to the princesses, sends them on their respective quests, and dies of old age soon thereafter.



* RoundRobin: How the original novel was written.

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* RoundRobin: How the original novel was written.written: each of the three co-authors wrote their own princess' chapters, cooperating on the chapters where they came together.
13th Nov '14 1:44:32 AM Koveras
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* '''''Black Trillium''''' (1990). The original novel begins with the [[TheEmpire evil kingdom of Labornok]] conquering the [[TheFederation neighboring kingdom of Ruwenda]]. The only remnant of the Ruwendan [[RoyalBlood royal family]] are the [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses young triplet princesses]], who are rescued by their servants and smuggled across the conquered country to [[TheObiWan the White Lady]], who was supposed to protect Ruwenda from the invasion. From there on, the three princesses must brave three different paths to retrieve [[RuleOfThree three parts]] of the mightiest weapon left behind by ThePrecursors, the [[DismantledMacGuffin Scepter of Power]].

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* '''''Black Trillium''''' (1990). The original novel begins with the [[TheEmpire evil kingdom of Labornok]] conquering the [[TheFederation neighboring kingdom of Ruwenda]]. The only remnant of the Ruwendan [[RoyalBlood royal family]] are the [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses young triplet princesses]], who are rescued by their servants and smuggled across the conquered country to [[TheObiWan the White Lady]], who was supposed to protect Ruwenda from the invasion. From there on, the three princesses must brave three different paths to retrieve [[RuleOfThree three parts]] of the mightiest weapon left behind by ThePrecursors, the [[DismantledMacGuffin Scepter of Power]].Power]], and to retake their kingdom from the invaders.
13th Nov '14 12:49:33 AM Koveras
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'''''Black Trillium''''' is a 1990 {{fantasy}} novel [[RoundRobin co-written]] by AndreNorton, MarionZimmerBradley, and Julian May. It is also the first book in the ''Trillium'' series, consisting of four more novels set in the same universe and featuring more or less the same cast. After the original novel, however, the three co-authors decided to write the sequels separately, so there are effectively [[AlternateTimeline three mutually exclusive continuities]], of which ''Black Trillium'' is the lowest (and only) denominator.

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'''''Black Trillium''''' is a A 1990 {{fantasy}} novel [[RoundRobin co-written]] by AndreNorton, MarionZimmerBradley, and Julian May. It is also the first book in the ''Trillium'' series, consisting of four more novels set in the same universe and featuring more or less the same cast. After the original novel, however, the three co-authors decided to write the sequels separately, so there are effectively [[AlternateTimeline three mutually exclusive continuities]], of which ''Black Trillium'' is the lowest (and only) denominator.
13th Nov '14 12:49:17 AM Koveras
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''Literature/BlackTrillium'' is a 1990 {{fantasy}} novel [[RoundRobin co-written]] by AndreNorton, MarionZimmerBradley, and Julian May. It is also the first book in the ''Trillium'' series, consisting of four more novels set in the same universe and featuring more or less the same cast. After the original novel, however, the three co-authors decided to write the sequels separately, so there are effectively [[AlternateTimeline three mutually exclusive continuities]], of which ''Black Trillium'' is the lowest (and only) denominator.

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''Literature/BlackTrillium'' '''''Black Trillium''''' is a 1990 {{fantasy}} novel [[RoundRobin co-written]] by AndreNorton, MarionZimmerBradley, and Julian May. It is also the first book in the ''Trillium'' series, consisting of four more novels set in the same universe and featuring more or less the same cast. After the original novel, however, the three co-authors decided to write the sequels separately, so there are effectively [[AlternateTimeline three mutually exclusive continuities]], of which ''Black Trillium'' is the lowest (and only) denominator.
27th Jul '14 8:25:12 PM Angeldeb82
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* DamselInDistress: Surprisingly, it is Antar who often causes trouble to his frail princess wife Anigel.



* DistressedDamsel: Surprisingly, it is Antar who often causes trouble to his frail princess wife Anigel.
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