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20th Aug '17 8:31:26 AM MasterFuzzy
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** A subtle one to the very first book. Then, Harry had been mocked by his skeptical mailman, who asked if he was "subtle and quick to anger and all that." Here, Harry remembers the usual quote, and decides, "Fuck subtle."
19th Aug '17 7:32:07 PM Yozzy
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* BittersweetEnding: The good news is [[spoiler:Harry's daughter lives. Most of Harry's friends live. The Red Court is finally destroyed. And Harry and Murphy decide to finally consummate their feelings.]] The bad news is [[spoiler:the defeat of the Red Court came from Harry having to murder Susan in a ritual sacrifice. And then Harry finds himself shot and falling into Lake Michigan just before he was going to spend his first night with Murphy]].

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* BittersweetEnding: The good news is [[spoiler:Harry's daughter lives. Most of Harry's friends live. The Red Court is finally destroyed. And Harry and Murphy decide to finally consummate their feelings.]] The bad news is [[spoiler:the defeat of the Red Court came from Harry having to murder Susan in a ritual sacrifice.sacrifice, and to add insult to injury he has nothing left to his name but for the clothes on his back and a spare staff. And then Harry finds himself shot and falling into Lake Michigan just before he was going to spend his first night with Murphy]].
17th Aug '17 3:22:48 PM Andrzej
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* GeniusBonus: The two secretaries at [=MonOc=] Securities are mentioned to be twins, with raven-dark hair and intelligent eyes, and Gard mentions that they never miss anything and they never forget. Considering who [=MonOc=] Securities' CEO is, they have to be [[spoiler:Huginn and Muninn, "thought" and "memory", Odin's ravens.]] Confirmed when Odin says to one: "Thank you, M."

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* GeniusBonus: The two secretaries at [=MonOc=] Securities are mentioned to be twins, with raven-dark hair and intelligent eyes, and Gard mentions that they never miss anything and they never forget. Considering who [=MonOc=] Securities' CEO is, they have to be [[spoiler:Huginn and Muninn, "thought" and "memory", Odin's ravens.]] Confirmed Hinted further when Odin says to one: one "Thank you, M."" and later on confirmed in ''Literature/ColdDays'' when Harry asks about them by name.
17th Aug '17 11:00:51 AM rxa
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* GeniusBonus: The two secretaries at [=MonOc=] Securities are mentioned to be twins, with raven-dark hair and intelligent eyes, and Gard mentions that they never miss anything and they never forget. Considering who [=MonOc=] Securities' CEO is, they have to be [[spoiler:Huginn and Muninn, "thought" and "memory", Odin's ravens.]]

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* GeniusBonus: The two secretaries at [=MonOc=] Securities are mentioned to be twins, with raven-dark hair and intelligent eyes, and Gard mentions that they never miss anything and they never forget. Considering who [=MonOc=] Securities' CEO is, they have to be [[spoiler:Huginn and Muninn, "thought" and "memory", Odin's ravens.]]]] Confirmed when Odin says to one: "Thank you, M."
8th Jul '17 4:54:41 AM isoycrazy
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* BrickJoke: [[spoiler:Lea finally got her desire of turning Harry (and company) into her hounds. Mouse was not amused]].

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* BrickJoke: [[spoiler:Lea Lea finally got her desire of [[spoiler:of turning Harry (and company) into her hounds. Mouse was hounds]]. One character is not amused]].amused.



* CallARabbitASmeerp: Invoked. Agent Tilly, being a LivingLieDetector, has trouble dealing with Harry's Truth that vampires were behind everything. So, Harry tweaks the words so "vampire" becomes "terrorists" or "drug cartels" who are financed by shady corporations and Harry has pissed them off enough to make them take his child. [[spoiler:Tilly sees the logic is still sound and fits perfectly, but that just means three things. Harry and Murphy are crazy. He himself is crazy. Or this is the full truth]].

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* CallARabbitASmeerp: Invoked. Agent Tilly, being a LivingLieDetector, has trouble dealing with Harry's Truth that vampires were behind everything. So, Harry tweaks the words so "vampire" becomes "terrorists" or "drug cartels" who are financed by shady corporations and Harry has pissed them off enough to make them take his child. [[spoiler:Tilly sees the logic is still sound and fits perfectly, but that just means one of either three things. Harry and Murphy are crazy. He himself is crazy. Or this is the full truth]].



** With [[spoiler:Queen Mab, compared to the Denarians and Kremmler's methods. She doesn't kill wastefully or recklessly. She has a code of honor which she always follows. Of the three, she is the least evil]].

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** With [[spoiler:Queen Mab, Queen Mab[[spoiler: compared to the Denarians and Kremmler's methods.methods]]. She doesn't kill wastefully or recklessly. She has a code of honor which she always follows. Of the three, she is the least evil]].evil.



* EvilIsPetty: The Red Court buys out Harry's office building as part of a nefarious scheme. So what do they do to Harry? Blow him up? Nope. Instead, they jack up his rent for no other reason than to spite him. (And then they blow it up).

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* EvilIsPetty: The Red Court buys out Harry's office building as part of a nefarious scheme. So what do they do to Harry? Blow him up? up when he is just sitting there? Nope. Instead, they jack up his rent for no other reason than to spite him. (And then they blow it up).



* FanDisservice: [[spoiler: Harry's initiation as the Winter Knight. Made worse when he finds out that Mab broadcast it all over the Nevernever.]]

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* FanDisservice: [[spoiler: Harry's initiation as the Winter Knight. Knight]]. Made worse when he finds out that [[spoiler:Queen Mab has the initiation]] broadcast it all over the Nevernever.]]



* GenocideFromTheInside: [[spoiler:Half-vampire Martin has a complex plot to destroy the vampires of the Red Court]].
* GeniusBonus: the two secretaries at [=MonOc=] Securities are mentioned to be twins, with raven-dark hair and intelligent eyes, and Gard mentions that they never miss anything and they never forget. Considering who [=MonOc=] Securities' CEO is, they have to be [[spoiler:Huginn and Muninn, "thought" and "memory", Odin's ravens.]]

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* GenocideFromTheInside: [[spoiler:Half-vampire Martin Martin]] has a complex plot to destroy the vampires of the Red Court]].
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* GeniusBonus: the The two secretaries at [=MonOc=] Securities are mentioned to be twins, with raven-dark hair and intelligent eyes, and Gard mentions that they never miss anything and they never forget. Considering who [=MonOc=] Securities' CEO is, they have to be [[spoiler:Huginn and Muninn, "thought" and "memory", Odin's ravens.]]



** [[spoiler:Rudolph is blind to the idea his Red Court handlers could be plotting to kill him when he has used up his usefulness]].

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** [[spoiler:Rudolph Rudolph is blind to the idea his [[spoiler:his Red Court handlers could be plotting to kill him when he has used up his usefulness]].



* GodzillaThreshold: With [[spoiler:his daughter kidnapped]] Harry reaches this point. After [[spoiler:his back is broken and he is in desperate need of power, he finally takes Mab up on her offer to be her Winter Knight]].

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* GodzillaThreshold: GodzillaThreshold:
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With [[spoiler:his his daughter kidnapped]] kidnapped Harry reaches this point. After [[spoiler:his back is broken and he is in desperate need of power, he finally takes Mab up on her offer to be her Winter Knight]]. Harry later notes this is but one of three possible thresholds he could have crossed and the least dangerous of them.
** Ebenezer [=McCoy=] summons [[spoiler:the Blackstaff to help wage war against the Reds and save his grandson and great-granddaughter]].



** Soon after Harry gets Susan's bombshell, he decides he needs one and goes to see Mac. He chooses whiskey. When Mac learns the reasons, he poured himself one too..

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** Soon after Harry gets Susan's bombshell, he decides he needs one and goes to see Mac. He chooses whiskey. When Mac learns the reasons, he poured himself one too..too.
18th Jun '17 3:26:24 PM EhWhatCanYouDo
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** Harry is need of desperate help [[spoiler:when his apartment is on fire]] and Sanya arrives.
** Harry is in need of help [[spoiler:and apparently many of the young Wardens are shut down by Senior Council Cristos and much of the Senior Council is downed by an illness Arianna might have spread]].

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** Harry is need of desperate help [[spoiler:when his apartment is on fire]] and Sanya arrives.
arrives. Justified in that this is an official power afforded anyone who wields a Sword of the Cross.
** Harry is in need of help [[spoiler:and apparently many of the young Wardens are shut down by Senior Council Cristos and much of the Senior Council is downed by an illness Arianna might have spread]]. Possibly justified in that it's hinted [[spoiler: Cristos]] is TheMole and could've done something to sabotage the Senior Council.
13th Apr '17 9:29:39 AM MasterFuzzy
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* EvilIsPetty: The Red Court buys out Harry's office building as part of a nefarious scheme. So what do they do to Harry? Blow him up? Nope. Instead, they jack up his rent for no other reason than to spite him.

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* EvilIsPetty: The Red Court buys out Harry's office building as part of a nefarious scheme. So what do they do to Harry? Blow him up? Nope. Instead, they jack up his rent for no other reason than to spite him. (And then they blow it up).


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* NoodleIncident: The kenku owe Ebenezar a favour.
8th Mar '17 6:52:30 AM baschapp
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* AlwaysABiggerFish: Red Court vampire assassins and some kind of giant demon called an Ik'K'Kuox (referred to as a "devourer") were on Harry's heels. To get away from them, he made a portal to the [=NeverNever=]. But since he did it in the headquarters of the FBI, who are in a loose sense hunters, [[spoiler: the portal lead to the Erlking's banquet hall. The Erlking is as powerful as Mab and has a personal grudge against Harry due to an insult in ''Dead Beat'', and Harry is now face to face with him at the heart of his domain]].

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* AlwaysABiggerFish: Red Court vampire assassins and some kind of giant demon called an Ik'K'Kuox (referred to as a "devourer") were on Harry's heels. To get away from them, he made a portal to the [=NeverNever=].[=Nevernever=]. But since he did it in the headquarters of the FBI, who are in a loose sense hunters, [[spoiler: the portal lead to the Erlking's banquet hall. The Erlking is as powerful as a peer of Mab and has a personal grudge against Harry due to an insult in ''Dead Beat'', and Harry is now face to face with him at the heart of his domain]].
10th Feb '17 11:35:57 AM Xtifr
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'''''Changes''''' is book #12 in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''. Now with its own [[ShoutOut/{{Changes}} shout out]] page.

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'''''Changes''''' ''Changes'' is book #12 in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''. Now with its own [[ShoutOut/{{Changes}} shout out]] page.
6th Jan '17 1:55:06 AM Milarqui
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* BeserkButton: Harry historicaly has three: hurting women, children and his family. Theis book mashes all three flat at once.

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* BeserkButton: BerserkButton: Harry historicaly has three: hurting women, children and his family. Theis book mashes all three flat at once.
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