History Literature / Chalion

14th Jun '17 10:03:31 PM Vandegraff1
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** ''The Curse of Chalion''
*** People commenting on how old Caz looks with his beard.

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** In ''The Curse of Chalion''
*** People commenting
Chalion'', several characters comment on how old Caz looks with his beard.beard.
** In ''Paladin of Souls'', when a Chalionese character mocks Jokonan Prince Sordso--nicknamed "Sordso the Sot"--for drinking, writing morose poetry, and in general being totally un-statesmanlike, they will almost always follow it up with a grudging admission that his poetry is actually quite good.



** In ''Paladin of Souls'', when a Chalionese character mocks Jokonan Prince Sordso--nicknamed "Sordso the Sot"--for drinking, writing morose poetry, and in general being totally un-statesman like, they will almost always follow it up with a grudging admission that his poetry is actually quite good.
14th Jun '17 10:02:16 PM Vandegraff1
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** In ''Paladin of Souls'', when a Chalionese character mocks Jokonan Prince Sordso--nicknamed "Sordso the Sot"--for drinking, writing morose poetry, and in general being totally un-statesman like, they will almost always follow it up with a grudging admission that his poetry is actually quite good.



** In ''Paladin of Souls'', when a Chalionese character mocks Jokonan Prince Sordso--nicknamed "Sordso the Sot"--for drinking, writing morose poetry, and in general being totally un-statesman like, they will almost always follow it up with a grudging admission that his poetry is actually quite good.
14th Jun '17 9:23:55 PM Vandegraff1
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** Also the Hallow King, who's imminent death drives the plot of ''The Hallowed Hunt'', as [[spoiler: Earl Horseriver takes advantage of the brief interregnum before Prince Biast takes the crown, to take back the full power of the Weald and finally achieve a permanent death and dissolution.]]

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** Also the Hallow King, who's whose imminent death drives the plot of ''The Hallowed Hunt'', as [[spoiler: Earl Horseriver takes advantage of the brief interregnum before Prince Biast takes the crown, to take back the full power of the Weald and finally achieve a permanent death and dissolution.]]
2nd Jun '17 4:09:12 PM callsignecho
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* TheFoil: ''Paladin of Souls'' juxtaposes the hero, Ista, with the BigBad, Joen--two highborn women in their forties, frustrated by the lot society has based on their gender and age. Ultimately, Ista finds a new relationship with her god, declares her independence from her keepers, and finds a noble purpose in life. Joen dives into sorcery and sin, enslaving her family to her will in a twisted attempt to fulfill not her own stolen destiny, but her father's.

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* TheFoil: {{Foil}}: ''Paladin of Souls'' juxtaposes the hero, Ista, with the BigBad, Joen--two highborn women in their forties, frustrated by the lot society has based on their gender and age. Ultimately, Ista finds a new relationship with her god, declares her independence from her keepers, and finds a noble purpose in life. Joen dives into sorcery and sin, enslaving her family to her will in a twisted attempt to fulfill not her own stolen destiny, but her father's.
2nd Jun '17 4:00:14 PM callsignecho
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* ForWantOfANail: In the original poem's sense. After Cazaril realizes the extent of the gods' manipulations, he wonders how many men they sent on the road to help Teidez as he was sent to help Iselle, and who never made it.

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* TheFoil: ''Paladin of Souls'' juxtaposes the hero, Ista, with the BigBad, Joen--two highborn women in their forties, frustrated by the lot society has based on their gender and age. Ultimately, Ista finds a new relationship with her god, declares her independence from her keepers, and finds a noble purpose in life. Joen dives into sorcery and sin, enslaving her family to her will in a twisted attempt to fulfill not her own stolen destiny, but her father's.
* ForWantOfANail: In the original poem's sense. After Cazaril realizes the extent of the gods' manipulations, he wonders how many men they sent on the road to help Teidez as he was sent to help Iselle, and who never made it. In ''Paladin'', the Bastard confirms to Ista that the Son of Autumn sent many, but all failed.
2nd Jun '17 3:46:13 PM callsignecho
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** In ''Paladin of Souls'', when a Chalionese character mocks Jokonan Prince Sordso--nicknamed "Sordso the Sot"--for drinking, writing morose poetry, and in general being totally un-statesman like, they will almost always follow it up with a grudging admission that his poetry is actually quite good.
31st May '17 9:08:25 AM shawnmstewart
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* CessationOfExistence: A possible fate if one's soul is sundered from the gods (either by choice or by other supernatural cause) and cannot be claimed by one in a reasonable time. This also happens immediately to any soul placed in the Bastard's Hell, an extremely rare event.
28th May '17 8:20:41 AM shawnmstewart
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* UglyGuyHotWife: Cazaril feels this way about himself and [[spoiler:Betriz]]. She, on the other hand, doesn't care about his premature aging, missing fingers, horrible scars or the fact that he's almost twice her age - but she does make him shave off his beard.
23rd May '17 6:43:37 PM callsignecho
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--> '''Desdemona:''' "You [[spoiler:looked a ''god'' in the eyes.]] And spoke for ''me''. There is nothing in my power that I will ever refuse you, after that.

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--> '''Desdemona:''' "You [[spoiler:looked looked a ''god'' in the eyes.]] eyes. And spoke for ''me''. ''me''. There is nothing in my power that I will ever refuse you, after that.



* BloodMagic: Ingrey and Horseriver pay for their [[CompellingVoice Weirding Voice]] with this. Ingrey has a WoundThatWillNotHeal, Horseriver vomits blood afterwards.

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* BloodMagic: Ingrey and Horseriver pay for their [[CompellingVoice Weirding Voice]] with this. Ingrey has a WoundThatWillNotHeal, and Horseriver vomits coughs up blood afterwards.
23rd May '17 6:41:04 PM callsignecho
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* BelligerentSexualTension: In the backstory, Hallana and Oswin spent every moment together arguing theology, right up until they married each other--and apparently carried on thereafter.
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