History Literature / CastleInTheAir

25th Nov '14 5:22:45 PM PaulA
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* CoolOldLady: the Princess of Tsapfan, a magic-user and mother to fourteen boys.
* CutenessProximity: the Strangian soldier goes completely gooey over the cats. Abdullah, on the other hand, is firmly convinced that CatsAreMean.

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* CoolOldLady: the The Princess of Tsapfan, a magic-user and mother to fourteen boys.
* CutenessProximity: the The Strangian soldier goes completely gooey over the cats. Abdullah, on the other hand, is firmly convinced that CatsAreMean.



* [[spoiler: HaremSeeker]]: [[spoiler:Dalzel. He settles for ''all'' of the highborn ladies in the world because no female djinn will have him.]]

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* [[spoiler: HaremSeeker]]: HaremSeeker: [[spoiler:Dalzel. He settles for ''all'' of the highborn ladies in the world because no female djinn will have him.]]



* MuggingTheMonster: the Strangian soldier finances his tour of Ingary by flashing a few gold coins in a village and waiting until the local toughs attack him.

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* MuggingTheMonster: the The Strangian soldier finances his tour of Ingary by flashing a few gold coins in a village and waiting until the local toughs attack him.
24th Nov '14 9:05:27 PM Angeldeb82
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* DistressedDamsel: Subverted. While the kidnapped princesses are being held captive, they do make several escape plans.

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* DistressedDamsel: DamselInDistress: Subverted. While the kidnapped princesses are being held captive, they do make several escape plans.
8th May '14 1:54:18 PM kayliebooks
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* UnspokenPlanGuarantee: The final plan to defeat the djinns.
16th Jul '13 3:28:38 PM sagar
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* AchillesInHisTent: Prince Justin is apparently in the habit of doing this.



* BigBrotherInstinct: [[spoiler: Hasruel to Dalzel.]]



* CoolOldLady: the Princess of Tsapfan, a magic-user and mother to fourteen boys.
* CutenessProximity: the Strangian soldier goes completely gooey over the cats. Abdullah, on the other hand, is firmly convinced that CatsAreMean.
* CuteKitten: Whippersnapper.



* ForcedIntoEvil: Hasruel.. but he's thoroughly enjoying it.

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* ForcedIntoEvil: Hasruel.. Hasruel...but he's thoroughly enjoying it.



* HiddenInPlainSight: [[spoiler: Hasruel's life is ''under his nose.'']]



* KidWithTheLeash: [[spoiler: Dalzel to Hasruel.]]



* MuggingTheMonster: the Strangian soldier finances his tour of Ingary by flashing a few gold coins in a village and waiting until the local toughs attack him.



* TextileWorkIsFeminine: Among her other virtues, Beatrice can darn socks.

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* TextileWorkIsFeminine: Among her other virtues, Beatrice can darn socks. And mend boots.
10th Jul '13 9:29:56 PM PaulA
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* ArtisticLicense: Zanzib, being based on Arabia, has bit of this, from angels serving jinn to Zanzib people hating cats.
9th Jul '13 4:40:45 AM KariGray
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* ArtisticLicense: Zanzib, being based on Arabia, has bit of this, from angels serving jinn to Zanzib people hating cats.
13th Jun '13 7:11:01 PM PaulA
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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: A large number of Abdullah's daydreams come true - including his most horrible ones that include merciless villains and the like. [[spoiler:Turns out [[{{Troll}} Hazruel]] did this on purpose.]]

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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: A large number of Abdullah's daydreams come true - including his most horrible ones that include merciless villains and the like. [[spoiler:Turns out [[{{Troll}} Hazruel]] Hasruel did this on purpose.]]



* ChekhovsGunman: Pick a character, any character. Most importantly, [[spoiler:Hazruel]] admits to having a hand in everything the main characters go through. [[spoiler:Naturally, he's in disguise for most of the important events.]]

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* ChekhovsGunman: Pick a character, any character. Most importantly, [[spoiler:Hazruel]] [[spoiler:Hasruel]] admits to having a hand in everything the main characters go through. [[spoiler:Naturally, he's in disguise for most of the important events.]]



* EvilFeelsGood: Hazruel admits to it.
* ForcedIntoEvil: Hazruel.. but he's thoroughly enjoying it.

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* EvilFeelsGood: Hazruel Hasruel admits to it.
* ForcedIntoEvil: Hazruel..Hasruel.. but he's thoroughly enjoying it.
11th Jun '13 9:19:57 AM yumny
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* BabiesEverAfter: [[spoiler:Both Sophie and Lettie give birth during the book - to a son and a daughter, respectively.]]
* BadassPrincess: ''All'' of the princesses. No exceptions.
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: A large number of Abdullah's daydreams come true - including his most horrible ones that include merciless villains and the like. [[spoiler:Turns out [[{{Troll}} Hazruel]] did this on purpose.]]



* ChekhovsGunman: Pick a character, any character. Most importantly, [[spoiler:the djinn]] admits to having a hand in everything the main characters go through. [[spoiler:Naturally, he's in disguise for most of the important events.]]

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* ChekhovsGunman: Pick a character, any character. Most importantly, [[spoiler:the djinn]] [[spoiler:Hazruel]] admits to having a hand in everything the main characters go through. [[spoiler:Naturally, he's in disguise for most of the important events.]]]]
* ChekhovsSkill: Princess Valeria's [[HellIsThatNoise screeching]].



* EvilFeelsGood: Hazruel admits to it.
* ForcedIntoEvil: Hazruel.. but he's thoroughly enjoying it.



* [[spoiler: HaremSeeker]]: [[spoiler:One of the djinn.]]

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* [[spoiler: HaremSeeker]]: [[spoiler:One [[spoiler:Dalzel. He settles for ''all'' of the djinn.highborn ladies in the world because no female djinn will have him.]]
* IChooseToStay: [[spoiler:Abdullah and Flower-In-The-Night stay in Ingary.
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* PairTheSpares: [[spoiler:The two fat cousins from Abdullah's stepfamily are married off to Dalzel.]]
* PerfectlyArrangedMarriage: [[spoiler:Prince Justin of Ingary and Princess Beatrice of Strangia.]]
* PetTheDog: All of Abdullah's actions toward Jamal.
9th Jun '13 6:16:47 AM yumny
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20th Mar '13 8:20:28 PM PaulA
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* ProphecyTwist: Flower-in-the-Night is prophesied to marry the first man besides her father she sees. Abdullah is prophesied to be raised above all others in the land. The first prophecy [[spoiler:comes true]], and the second [[spoiler: at first seems to mean that the sultan wants Abdullah to marry to fulfill Flower-in-the-Night's prophecy, and then put Abdullah's head on a very high stake. However, in a second twist, the prophecy is instead implied to have been fulfilled by Abdullah reaching the floating castle, which is a lot higher up than your average stake]].

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* ProphecyTwist: Flower-in-the-Night is prophesied to marry the first man besides her father she sees. Abdullah is prophesied to be raised above all others in the land. The first prophecy [[spoiler:comes true]], At first, he assumes this means he will become famous and powerful. After he attracts the second [[spoiler: at first seems to mean that ire of the sultan wants -- who has a penchant for impaling people he dislikes on forty-foot stakes -- Abdullah to marry to fulfill Flower-in-the-Night's prophecy, and then put Abdullah's head on a very high stake. However, faces the prospect of the prophecy coming true in a second twist, an unpleasantly literal way. [[spoiler:Ultimately, the prophecy is instead implied to have been fulfilled by Abdullah reaching the floating castle, which is a lot higher up than your average stake]].forty feet.]]
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