History Literature / DangerousSpirits

9th Jun '16 1:36:40 PM Eagal
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* HeelFaceTurn: Konstantin at the end of Red Devil, thanks to the intervention of [[spoiler: Alexei's sister]], [[HeelRealization is made aware of what an asshole he is]]. When Meg speaks with him in ''Black Angel'' he

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* HeelFaceTurn: Konstantin at the end of Red Devil, thanks to the intervention of [[spoiler: Alexei's sister]], [[HeelRealization is made aware of what an asshole he is]]. When [[spoiler: Meg speaks with him in ''Black Angel'' Angel'']] he has a much more positive outlook.
9th Jun '16 1:35:46 PM Eagal
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Red Devil in set several months after the events of Green Fairy and focuses on Sol's friend Alexei, who was introduced in Green Fairy. Alexei is having his own problems, among which are the impending expiration of his student visa and his sister back home in Siberia. Seeking the same guidance that Niki provided Sol, Alexei tries to contact Niki's spirit but winds up in contact with an entirely different spirit, a fox soldier by the name of Konstantine.

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Red Devil in set several months after the events of Green Fairy and focuses on Sol's friend Alexei, who was introduced in Green Fairy. Alexei is having his own problems, among which are the impending expiration of his student visa and his sister back home in Siberia. Seeking the same guidance that Niki provided Sol, Alexei tries to contact Niki's spirit but winds up in contact with an entirely different spirit, a fox soldier by the name of Konstantine.
Konstantin.



* AntiVillain: [[spoiler: Konstantine]] is highly antagonistic towards Alexei, but he's treated sympathetically, as Alexei comes to believe that he was lonely and too bitter about his own past to have a clear view of the situation.

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* AntiVillain: [[spoiler: Konstantine]] Konstantin]] is highly antagonistic towards Alexei, but he's treated sympathetically, as Alexei comes to believe that he was lonely and too bitter about his own past to have a clear view of the situation.



* ChekhovsGunman: Niki's father receives a vague reference in passing in Green Fairy. [[spoiler: Turns out it's Konstantine.]]
* DarkIsEvil: Konstantine, a malevolent spirit of a highly highly bitter and angry man, whose shadowy powers only make him more terrifying.
* DarkIsNotEvil: Nikki, whose shadowy visage is indeed quite terrifying to Sol, but ultimately is a very kind and benevolent [[IncrediblyLamePun soul]].

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* ChekhovsGunman: Niki's father receives a vague reference in passing in Green Fairy. [[spoiler: Turns out it's Konstantine.Konstantin.]]
* DarkIsEvil: Konstantine, DarkIsEvil:
** Konstantin,
a malevolent spirit of a highly highly bitter and angry man, whose shadowy powers only make him more terrifying.
** Zigzagged with Baron la Croix in ''Black Angel''. Those that deal with him maintain that he's [[AboveGoodAndEvil neither good nor bad]], but he does tend to resort to killing people in order to fulfill his bargains. Marie-Belle wanted to be free of her impending marriage, so he tried to murder her fiance, while he tried to [[spoiler: convince Meg to kill herself in order to convince her to move on with her life]], then [[IMeantToDoThat took credit when she survived the attempt]]. Even the voodoo priestess, Toutou warns Marie-Belle against dealing with him because of the high cost he expects.
* DarkIsNotEvil: DarkIsNotEvil:
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Nikki, whose shadowy visage is indeed quite terrifying to Sol, but ultimately is a very kind and benevolent [[IncrediblyLamePun soul]].soul]].
** Konstantin's appearance in ''Black Angel'' has him as this, having learned his lesson. He regards his time with Alexei as "educational" and has let go of his past.



* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Konstantine knew Nicholas II and spoke with him several times.
* HonorBeforeReason: Konstantine falls just short of considering any criticism against the Tsar to be nothing less than outright treason, and breaks several friendships by reporting them to his superiors when his compatriots comment that the Tsar, while a great man, does not have a God-given right to rule.

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* HeelFaceTurn: Konstantin at the end of Red Devil, thanks to the intervention of [[spoiler: Alexei's sister]], [[HeelRealization is made aware of what an asshole he is]]. When Meg speaks with him in ''Black Angel'' he
* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Konstantine Konstantin knew Nicholas II and spoke with him several times.
* HonorBeforeReason: Konstantine Konstantin falls just short of considering any criticism against the Tsar to be nothing less than outright treason, and breaks several friendships by reporting them to his superiors when his compatriots comment that the Tsar, while a great man, does not have a God-given right to rule.



** When Alexei is being influenced by Konstantine, he acts this way, intentionally showing up Kendall and making snide comments.

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** When Alexei is being influenced by Konstantine, Konstantin, he acts this way, intentionally showing up Kendall and making snide comments.



* OedipusComplex: Konstantine's conflict with his son had a significant impact on him and greatly colors his interactions with Alexei.
* OldSoldier: Konstantine was a guard for Tsar Alexander III, is fairly grizzled, highly cynical and even has a RuggedScar.
* SillyRabbitRomanceIsForKids: [[CynicismCatalyst Owing to the death of his wife]], Konstantine does not have a very positive opinion on love, considering it to be for dreamers.
* StarvingArtist: Henri.
* UndyingLoyalty: Konstantine retains his loyalty to the Tsars even a hundred years after his death during the Revolution.

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* OedipusComplex: Konstantine's Konstantin's conflict with his son had a significant impact on him and greatly colors his interactions with Alexei.
* OldSoldier: Konstantine Konstantin was a guard for Tsar Alexander III, is fairly grizzled, highly cynical and even has a RuggedScar.
* SillyRabbitRomanceIsForKids: [[CynicismCatalyst Owing to the death of his wife]], Konstantine Konstantin does not have a very positive opinion on love, considering it to be for dreamers.
* StarvingArtist: Henri.
Henri was one before his death. Meg jokes about being one as well in ''Black Angel''.
* UndyingLoyalty: Konstantine Konstantin retains his loyalty to the Tsars even a hundred years after his death during the Revolution.
9th Jun '16 1:00:09 PM Eagal
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Black Angel follows Meg as she struggles to find herself while Sol and Alexei move on with their lives, a struggle complicated by recurring visions of the lives of two spirits: a young girl who wanted to be a voodoo priestess and another who wanted to escape a Christian cult.

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Black Angel follows Meg as she struggles to find herself while Sol and Alexei move on with their lives, a struggle complicated by recurring visions of the lives of two spirits: a young girl who wanted wants to be a voodoo priestess and another who wanted wants to escape a Christian cult.
7th Jun '16 9:32:08 AM Eagal
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Black Angel follows Meg as she struggles to find herself while Sol and Alexei move on with their lives, a struggle complicated by recurring visions of the lives of two spirits: a young girl who wanted to be a voodoo princess and another who wanted to escape a Christian cult.

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Black Angel follows Meg as she struggles to find herself while Sol and Alexei move on with their lives, a struggle complicated by recurring visions of the lives of two spirits: a young girl who wanted to be a voodoo princess priestess and another who wanted to escape a Christian cult.
6th Jun '16 9:46:32 AM Eagal
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* Black Angel (TBA)

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* Black Angel (TBA)
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Black Angel follows Meg as she struggles to find herself while Sol and Alexei move on with their lives, a struggle complicated by recurring visions of the lives of two spirits: a young girl who wanted to be a voodoo princess and another who wanted to escape a Christian cult.
7th Nov '14 7:16:08 PM Eagal
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* DrivenToSuicide: Niki's friend Henri Trounoir [[spoiler: hanged himself after a fight with Niki, believing that Niki was abandoning him.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: DrivenToSuicide:
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Niki's friend Henri Trounoir [[spoiler: hanged himself after a fight with Niki, believing that Niki was abandoning him.]]
7th Nov '14 7:14:20 PM Eagal
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* DarkIsEvil: Konstantine, a malevolent spirit of an highly highly bitter and angry man, whose shadowy powers only make him more terrifying.

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* DarkIsEvil: Konstantine, a malevolent spirit of an a highly highly bitter and angry man, whose shadowy powers only make him more terrifying.
7th Nov '14 7:14:03 PM Eagal
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** DarkIsEvil: Konstantine, a malevolent spirit of an highly highly bitter and angry man, whose shadowy powers only make him more terrifying.
** DarkIsNotEvil: Nikki, whose shadowy visage is indeed quite terrifying to Sol, but ultimately is a very kind and benevolent [[IncrediblyLamePun soul]].


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* DarkIsEvil: Konstantine, a malevolent spirit of an highly highly bitter and angry man, whose shadowy powers only make him more terrifying.
* DarkIsNotEvil: Nikki, whose shadowy visage is indeed quite terrifying to Sol, but ultimately is a very kind and benevolent [[IncrediblyLamePun soul]].
7th Nov '14 6:25:19 PM Shimegi
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* CastingAShadow: The spirits are highly associated with shadows and darkness, and operate through them.
** DarkIsEvil: Konstantine, a malevolent spirit of an highly highly bitter and angry man, whose shadowy powers only make him more terrifying.
** DarkIsNotEvil: Nikki, whose shadowy visage is indeed quite terrifying to Sol, but ultimately is a very kind and benevolent [[IncrediblyLamePun soul]].
7th Nov '14 4:38:58 PM Shimegi
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** [[spoiler:Sol almost kills himself as well, but Nikki's ghost saves him from this fate]]. Occurs also multiple times in ''Red Devil'', in the form of multiple teen suicides in Siberia[=/=]Russia.
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