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21st Aug '17 6:45:59 PM PaulA
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* {{Mahjong}}: Christine plays it with various characters as a recurring background element. Some of the rules are obviously made-up and original to her how she plays. [[spoiler: During the climax, Norah draws parallels between Shang Ko's wizardry and mahjong.]]
21st Aug '17 12:30:31 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* PsychicPowers: It's [[DownplayedTrope implied]] Norah might have some (or a touch of magic) considering the various "bad feelings" and gut instinct she has. Not to mention the whole DreamingOfTimesGonePast incident.

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* PsychicPowers: It's [[DownplayedTrope implied]] Norah might have some (or a touch of magic) considering the various "bad feelings" and gut instinct she has. Not to mention the whole DreamingOfTimesGonePast DreamingOfTimesGoneBy incident.
21st Aug '17 12:30:04 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* PsychicPowers: It's [[DownplayedTrope implied]] Norah might have some (or a touch of magic) considering the various "bad feelings" and gut instinct she has. Not to mention the whole DreamingOfTimesGonePast incident.
21st Aug '17 12:23:46 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* ContraltoOfDanger: Christine puts this on per her Chrysanda Flamande act. Her real voice is described as a "baby coo" and more high pitched.



* TheDitz: Christine, as the ComicallyMissingThePoint proves.



* InnocentlyInsensitive: Christine mostly, though she's quick to make up for it if it's pointed out. The rest of the cast sometimes is like this about Chinese people



* {{Mahjong}}: Christine plays it with various characters as a recurring background element. Some of the rules are obviously made-up and original to her how she plays.

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* {{Mahjong}}: Christine plays it with various characters as a recurring background element. Some of the rules are obviously made-up and original to her how she plays. [[spoiler: During the climax, Norah draws parallels between Shang Ko's wizardry and mahjong.]]
21st Aug '17 12:05:22 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* ActionGirl: Christine [[DownplayedTrope does her best]] to fight back and struggle to survive.

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* ActionGirl: BadassDamsel: Christine [[DownplayedTrope does her best]] best to fight back and struggle to survive.survive. So does Norah.


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* DecemberDecemberRomance: Hinted between Shang Ko and [[spoiler: Ni Kuei Nu]] at the end.
12th Aug '17 9:04:53 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* EyeScream: Christine does this to fend off an attacker. Noteworthy, she's rather shock up at the fact that a) she even managed to pull it off and b) it did ''nothing'' to stop her attacker since he's under DemonicPossession.

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* EyeScream: Christine does this to fend off an attacker. Noteworthy, she's rather shock shook up at the fact that a) she even managed to pull it off and b) it did ''nothing'' to stop her attacker since he's under DemonicPossession.
12th Aug '17 9:04:32 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* DemonicPossession: The Rat God usually possesses a person though there are restrictions; restrictions that are worked around by all the alcohol being imbibed by the cast...

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* DemonicPossession: The Rat God usually possesses a person to get at his "bride" though there are restrictions; restrictions that are worked around by all the alcohol being imbibed by the cast...
12th Aug '17 9:04:07 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* DemonicPossession: The Rat God usually possesses a person though there are restrictions; restrictions that are worked around by all the alcohol being imbibed by the cast...


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* EyeScream: Christine does this to fend off an attacker. Noteworthy, she's rather shock up at the fact that a) she even managed to pull it off and b) it did ''nothing'' to stop her attacker since he's under DemonicPossession.
4th Jun '17 9:10:14 PM PaulA
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* HistoricalInJoke: [[spoiler:The final battle against the Rat God]] is written as the cause of the [[http://www.westland.net/venicehistory/articles/pickpier.htm 1924 Lick Pier fire]].


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* RealEventFictionalCause: [[spoiler:The final battle against the Rat God]] is written as the cause of the [[http://www.westland.net/venicehistory/articles/pickpier.htm 1924 Lick Pier fire]].
23rd May '17 1:27:00 AM PaulA
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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: When the director of ''She-Devil of Babylon'' starts ranting about the Philistines sabotaging his high art, Christine's response is to ask "Are there Philistines in this movie? I though they were Persians", and then to go in search of a script to make sure.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: When the director of ''She-Devil of Babylon'' starts ranting about the Philistines sabotaging his high art, Christine's response is to ask "Are there Philistines in this movie? I though thought they were Persians", and then to go in search of a script to make sure.
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