History Literature / Dragaera

31st Jul '17 8:37:09 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* TheAce: Morrolan, the rich, powerful, famous Dragaeran duke with a flying castle and a Morganti sword. He's as powerful of a warrior as he is a sorcerer and witch. While Sethra Lavode is the most powerful character in Dragaera, Morrolan is the hot-shot prodigy who studies and excels in everything.

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Morrolan, the rich, powerful, famous Dragaeran duke with a flying castle and a Morganti sword. He's as powerful of a warrior as he is a sorcerer and witch. While Sethra Lavode is the most powerful character in Dragaera, Morrolan is the hot-shot prodigy who studies and excels in everything.
15th Jul '17 1:20:10 PM Malady
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* KaleidoscopeEyes: Aliera, [[JustifiedTrope justified]]. This is one reason some fans consider her a bit of a ParodySue.
7th Jul '17 4:46:14 AM Sharlee
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* AskAStupidQuestion: Daymar of all people uses such a quip when he delivers the promised thorn-hawk egg in ''Hawk''. Vlad is amazed that Daymar actually told a joke, even if it's a cheap one.
3rd Jul '17 5:34:39 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* DidYouJustFlipOffCthulu: Lady Teldra speaks the Jenoine language well enough to pull off an insult so pithy it actually distracts a Jenoine.

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* DidYouJustFlipOffCthulu: DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: Lady Teldra speaks the Jenoine language well enough to pull off an insult so pithy it actually distracts a Jenoine.
27th Jun '17 10:36:36 PM Sharlee
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* BetrayalInsurance: [[spoiler: A ''lot'' of Vlad's actions and NoodleImplements in ''Hawk'' turn out to be this, as he suspects (correctly) that the Jhereg will try to kill him as soon as they've got what he proposes to trade for the cancellation of their contract on his soul.]]
27th Jun '17 10:27:20 PM Sharlee
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27th Jun '17 10:25:08 PM Sharlee
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* WhamEpisode: The ends of ''Phoenix'', ''Orca'', ''Issola'', and ''Hawk''.

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* WhamEpisode: The ends of ''Phoenix'', ''Orca'', ''Issola'', and ''Hawk''. ''Five Hundred Years After'' is this for Dragaera's history.
11th Jun '17 10:58:12 AM Madrugada
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** There are 17 houses of Dragaerans
** There are 17 "Great Weapons"
** The position of Emperor/Empress rotates through the Houses; each full progression if 17 rulers is called a "Cycle" and ends with a "Decadent Phoenix" ruling. 17 Cycles constitutes a "Great Cycle" and ends with a "Phoenix Reborn" on the throne instead.
** In Yendi, Sethra's punishment of Sethra The Younger is based on 17[[superscript:4]]
31st Mar '17 8:24:35 AM Morgenthaler
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** The preface to the second Khaavren novel explains that [[LiteraryAgentHypothesis Paarfi's]] [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness writing style]] isn't historically correct but taken from a play called ''[[RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead Redwreath And Goldstar Have Traveled To Deathsgate]]''.

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** The preface to the second Khaavren novel explains that [[LiteraryAgentHypothesis Paarfi's]] [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness writing style]] isn't historically correct but taken from a play called ''[[RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead ''[[Theatre/RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead Redwreath And Goldstar Have Traveled To Deathsgate]]''.
19th Jan '17 4:33:02 PM Xtifr
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The world of '''Dragaera''' is the brainchild of Creator/StevenBrust. It serves as the setting for two of his novel series -- the ''Khaavren Romances'' (now complete) and the ''Vlad Taltos'' books (ongoing) -- as well as the standalone novel ''Brokedown Palace''.

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The world of '''Dragaera''' Dragaera is the brainchild of Creator/StevenBrust. It serves as the setting for two of his novel series -- the ''Khaavren Romances'' (now complete) and the ''Vlad Taltos'' books (ongoing) -- as well as the standalone novel ''Brokedown Palace''.



** There's a [[http://www.speakeasy.org/~mamandel/Cracks-and-Shards/jokes.html fan page on these]], from Creator/AbbottAndCostello to {{Hamlet}}, with a [[http://www.speakeasy.org/~mamandel/Cracks-and-Shards/GratefulDead.html separate page]] for the GratefulDead.

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** There's a [[http://www.speakeasy.org/~mamandel/Cracks-and-Shards/jokes.html fan page on these]], from Creator/AbbottAndCostello to {{Hamlet}}, with a [[http://www.speakeasy.org/~mamandel/Cracks-and-Shards/GratefulDead.html separate page]] for the GratefulDead.Music/TheGratefulDead.
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