History Literature / CaptivePrince

20th Mar '16 6:20:14 PM thleen
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* MadeASlave: Damen, within the first few pages.
11th Mar '16 4:29:21 PM IniuriaTalis
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* BetaCouple: Each book has a couple getting together in the background that serves as a foil to Damen and Laurent.
** In the first book, [[spoiler:Torveld and Erasmus]] are an "ideal" master/slave pairing.
** In the second, [[spoiler:Jord and Aimeric]] are a rough soldier and a pampered, pretty noble who have an easy, affectionate relationship [[spoiler:that leads to tragedy due to Aimeric's dark secrets]].
** In the last, [[spoiler:Pallas and Lazar]] are an Akielon and Veretian who make an uncomplicated, fun couple who get together based mainly off of physical attraction.
18th Feb '16 3:04:57 AM eleutherios
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* HappinessInSlavery: Erasmus, Type 3, who was apparently chosen to be a slave because of his submissive tendencies.

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* HappinessInSlavery: Erasmus, Type 3, who was apparently chosen to be a slave because of his submissive tendencies. More generally, Akielon slaves: they're described as being perfectly submissive, bringing obedience to the form of a high art, but can expect perfect treatment and care in return.
18th Feb '16 3:02:40 AM eleutherios
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* DramaticIrony: Very appropriately, considering Akielon culture is based on AncientGreece: [[spoiler:

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* DramaticIrony: Very appropriately, considering Akielon culture is based on AncientGreece: [[spoiler: the reader figures out long before Damen that Laurent was raped by his uncle.]]
18th Feb '16 3:02:03 AM eleutherios
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* DramaticIrony: Very appropriately, considering Akielon culture is based on AncientGreece: [[spoiler:



* EverybodyHasLotsOfSex

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* EverybodyHasLotsOfSexEverybodyHasLotsOfSex: Veretians are horrified by the idea of illegitimate birth and heterosexual sex outside of marriage, but are perfectly willing to take same-sex pets and indulge themselves in public displays of gay sex, while Akielons don't much care who you're attracted to but are shocked at the idea of doing it while someone is watching.
4th Feb '16 8:08:41 PM Mara
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* BigBrotherWorship: Laurent towards Auguste, before he died.



* IceQueen: Laurent is a rare male example, and has been described as a “iron-cast bitch.” Twice.
* ManipulativeBastard: [[spoiler: The Regent.]]

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* IceQueen: Laurent is a rare male example, and has been described as a “iron-cast bitch.” "cast-iron bitch". Twice.
** DefrostingIceQueen: Only in private, though, and only towards Damen.
* ManipulativeBastard: [[spoiler: The Regent.]]]] Laurent is a more honourable example.
4th Feb '16 8:52:10 AM Mara
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* CastFullOfPrettyBoys: For a plot line where succession, the royal family, and bloodlines are important, no one seems to have mothers.

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* CastFullOfPrettyBoys: For a plot line where succession, the royal family, and bloodlines are important, no one seems to have mothers.CastFullOfPrettyBoys


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* MissingMom: For a plot line where succession, the royal family, and bloodlines are important, no one seems to have mothers.
4th Feb '16 8:49:29 AM Mara
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* GoodCannotComprehendEvil: Why Damen was so blindsided by Kastor and Jokaste’s betrayal, why it took him so long to realize who Nicaise belonged to, why he still hasn’t figured out the relationship between the Regent and Laurent.
** ''Auguste was like you…He had no instinct for deception; it meant he couldn’t recognize it in other people.''

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* GoodCannotComprehendEvil: Why Damen was so blindsided by Kastor and Jokaste’s Jokaste's betrayal, why it took him so long to realize who Nicaise belonged to, why he still hasn’t never figured out the relationship between the Regent and Laurent.
** ''Auguste Laurent describes Auguste this way too:
--->"Auguste
was like you…He you ... He had no instinct for deception; it meant he couldn’t couldn't recognize it in other people.''"
4th Feb '16 8:44:09 AM Mara
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* SpoiledBrat: What Laurent appears to be.
* YouKilledMyFather: You killed my brother.

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* SpoiledBrat: What Laurent appears to be.
certainly comes off this way at first.
* YouKilledMyFather: [[YouKilledMyFather You Killed My Brother]]: Damen killed my brother.Laurent's beloved older brother Auguste before the first book. [[spoiler: At the end of the third book, Laurent kills Damen's brother Kastor.]]
4th Feb '16 8:40:07 AM Mara
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* ConsummateLiar: Laurent and [[spoiler: the Regent, from whom Laurent apparently learned from.]]

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* ConsummateLiar: Laurent and [[spoiler: the Regent, from whom Laurent apparently learned from.all his tricks.]]
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