History Literature / ClockworkCentury

28th Sep '16 9:29:34 PM Vios
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* TrackTrouble: In ''Dreadnought'', the titular armoured train finds itself in a race against another train, not so much because they need to get to their destination first but because whichever train is ahead might be able to sabotage the other's track. When the train does indeed have to apply its brakes, it only just manages to stop in time.
11th Jul '16 1:49:03 AM PaulA
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* HandicappedBadass: AbrahamLincoln survived the [[BoomHeadshot assassination attempt]] at Ford's Theater but was disabled and needs a wheelchair.

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* HandicappedBadass: AbrahamLincoln UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln survived the [[BoomHeadshot assassination attempt]] at Ford's Theater but was disabled and needs a wheelchair.
28th Jan '16 9:38:11 AM HighCrate
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Cherie Priest created the series as a literary MagnumOpus for SteamPunk fans. So far she has written six novels; ''Boneshaker'', ''Dreadnought'', ''Clementine'', ''Ganymede'', ''The Inexplicables'' and ''Fiddlehead'', and a novelette ''Tanglefoot'' which [[http://subterraneanpress.com/index.php/magazine/fall-2008/fiction-tanglefoot-a-story-of-the-clockwork-century-by-cherie-priest/ can be read on-line]].

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Cherie Priest created the series as a literary MagnumOpus magnum opus for SteamPunk fans. So far she has written six novels; ''Boneshaker'', ''Dreadnought'', ''Clementine'', ''Ganymede'', ''The Inexplicables'' and ''Fiddlehead'', and a novelette ''Tanglefoot'' which [[http://subterraneanpress.com/index.php/magazine/fall-2008/fiction-tanglefoot-a-story-of-the-clockwork-century-by-cherie-priest/ can be read on-line]].
17th Oct '15 9:03:11 PM foxley
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* ThrillerOnTheExpress: ''Dreadnought'' is largely set on the eponymous train, with a mystery involving exactly what the Dreadnought's mysterious cargo is, and why so many people want it.
14th Oct '15 3:56:13 AM foxley
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* VehicleTitle: Several of the novels are names after vehicles:

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* VehicleTitle: Several of the novels are names named after vehicles:
14th Oct '15 3:54:15 AM foxley
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* VehicleTitle: Several of the novels are names after vehicles:
** ''Boneshaker'', named after a DrillTank.
** ''Dreadnought'', named after the CoolTrain.
** ''Clementine'', named after a CoolAirship.
** ''Ganymede'', named after CoolBoat (a submersible to be exact).
14th Oct '15 3:18:20 AM foxley
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* JumpingOnAGrenade: In ''Dreadnought'', Fenwick is killed when he jumps on a concussion bomb the Confederate raiders manage to throw on to the train.
22nd Sep '15 2:05:24 AM Morgenthaler
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1st Jul '15 1:29:52 AM UrthWyrm
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* HandicappedBadass: AbrahamLincoln survived the [[BoomHeadshot assassination attempt]] at Ford's Theater but was disabled and needs a wheelchair.
1st Jul '15 1:10:03 AM UrthWyrm
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* ZombieInfectee: Played straight; Lucy the bartender lost her arm to a rotter bite, it was amputated to prevent her from turning.

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* ZombieInfectee: Played straight; Lucy the bartender lost her arm to a rotter bite, [[AmputationStopsSpread it was amputated to prevent her from turning. turning.]]
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