History Literature / Everworld

7th Jun '18 8:22:18 PM lakingsif
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* BuryYourGays: Bye bye, Ganymede.

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* %%* BuryYourGays: Bye bye, Ganymede.Ganymede. -- ZCE
8th Apr '18 7:29:52 PM nombretomado
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* MasterOfDisguise: Senna, and Merlin, the latter having been everything from a sailor to "an extra from a MadMax movie." Being a ShapeShifter and MasterOfIllusion helps.

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* MasterOfDisguise: Senna, and Merlin, the latter having been everything from a sailor to "an extra from a MadMax ''Film/MadMax'' movie." Being a ShapeShifter and MasterOfIllusion helps.
16th Jan '18 8:26:24 PM MasterN
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* BigBad: Depending on your viewpoint, Loki, Ka Anor or [[spoiler:Senna]].

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* BigBad: Depending on your viewpoint, BigBadEnsemble: Loki, Ka Anor or and [[spoiler:Senna]].
7th Jun '17 6:10:41 PM lorgskyegon
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* CassandraTruth: Spoken by the actual Cassandra, no less. Despite being GenreSavvy enough to know about her and her curse, they ''still'' don't/can't believe her.
21st May '17 1:51:23 PM HighCrate
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* WrongGenreSavvy: David, who thinks he's the KnightInShiningArmor in an adventure story. Worn away, but never completely dispelled.
20th Feb '17 6:32:02 PM zealots
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* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Explored in ''Brave the Betrayal'' with Eshu and the Orisha. From the kids' perspective Eshu is a JerkAss TricksterGod, constantly following them around needling them to make a sacrifice to the Orisha and then punishing them when they don't. But from Eshu's case he is simply enforcing the rules of the land the kids have come to and is more puzzled than annoyed by their continued defiance (though he does start to get annoyed with Jalil in particular as the dispute turns into a [[ItsPersonal personal contest of wills between them]]. In the end, [[spoiler:the Orisha get their sacrifice through a handy bit of LoopholeAbuse and Eshu sends the kids on their way without further incident, though he warms them not to return to their lands again]].

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* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Explored in ''Brave the Betrayal'' with Eshu and the Orisha. From the kids' perspective Eshu is a JerkAss TricksterGod, constantly following them around needling them to make a sacrifice to the Orisha and then punishing them when they don't. But from Eshu's case he is simply enforcing the rules of the land the kids have come to and is more puzzled than annoyed by their continued defiance (though he does start to get annoyed with Jalil in particular as the dispute turns into a [[ItsPersonal personal contest of wills between them]]. In the end, [[spoiler:the Orisha get their sacrifice through a handy bit of LoopholeAbuse and Eshu sends the kids on their way without further incident, though he warms warns them not to return to their his lands again]].



* BornInTheWrongCentury: David, who'd much rather be a Greek general.

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* BornInTheWrongCentury: BornInTheWrongCentury:
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David, who'd much rather be a Greek general.general.
** Senna also laments being born in the 20th century, noting in ''Inside the Illusion'' that while she might have been drowned or hanged or burned in earlier days, at least she'd have been less bored.


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* BrilliantButLazy: [[spoiler:Senna's mother Anica, who has all of her daughter's magical ability but none of her ambition, and seems to have crossed over into Everworld solely as a means to escape the poverty and obscurity of her life in the Old World. She doesn't do much better for herself in Everworld either, though, and Senna is so disappointed all she can do when she learns the truth is laugh at the notion that she ever considered this woman a potential threat]].


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* DragonRider: While it's not clear if Merlin actually ''rides'' any dragons, her certainly seems to have an affinity for them.


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* SealedEvilInACan: Merlin's plan for dealing with Senna, seemingly. He keeps trying to take her with him, and while he tells her she'll have all she wants, Senna explicitly regards it as a prison sentence and tries to avoid it and him at all costs.
20th Feb '17 6:18:36 PM zealots
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* AbortedArc: ''Inside the Illusion'' set up two plot points that were lost in the shuffle and never mentioned again: in one, Senna recalls a mysterious young man with 'the glow' (which would make him the only character from the Old World other than Senna and her mother to wield magic) who leads her to a statue of Isis (leading Senna to link her mother with Isis) in a store only to disappear and never be seen again. In another, Senna notes that she feels a mysterious presence watching her whenever she opens the gateway between the Old World and Everworld, something distinct from the gods or anyone else. Like the mysterious young man, this watcher is never seen or heard from in any way again.

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* AbortedArc: ''Inside the Illusion'' set sets up two plot points that were lost in the shuffle and never mentioned again: in one, Senna recalls a mysterious young man with 'the glow' (which would make him the only character from the Old World other than Senna and her mother to wield magic) who leads led her to a statue of Isis (leading Senna to link her mother with Isis) in a store only to disappear and never be seen again. In another, Senna notes that she feels a mysterious an unseen presence watching her whenever she opens the gateway between the Old World and Everworld, something distinct from the gods or anyone else. Like the mysterious young man, this watcher is never seen or heard from in any way again.
20th Feb '17 6:15:42 PM zealots
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* AbortedArc: ''Inside the Illusion'' set up two plot points that were lost in the shuffle and never mentioned again: in one, Senna recalls a mysterious young man with 'the glow' (which would make him the only character from the Old World other than Senna and her mother to wield magic) who leads her to a statue of Isis (leading Senna to link her mother with Isis) in a store only to disappear and never be seen again. In another, Senna notes that she feels a mysterious presence watching her whenever she opens the gateway between the Old World and Everworld, something distinct from the gods or anyone else. Like the mysterious young man, this watcher is never seen or heard from in any way again.



* AllMythsAreTrue

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* AllMythsAreTrueAllMythsAreTrue: And they all live in Everworld.



* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Explored in ''Brave the Betrayal'' with Eshu and the Orisha. From the kids' perspective Eshu is a JerkAss TricksterGod, constantly following them around needling them to make a sacrifice to the Orisha and then punishing them when they don't. But from Eshu's case he is simply enforcing the rules of the land the kids have come to and is more puzzled than annoyed by their continued defiance (though he does start to get annoyed with Jalil in particular as the dispute turns into a [[ItsPersonal personal contest of wills between them]]. In the end, [[spoiler:the Orisha get their sacrifice through a handy bit of LoopholeAbuse and Eshu sends the kids on their way without further incident, though he warms them not to return to their lands again]].



* KarmicTrickster: Eshu in ''Brave the Betrayal''.



* RightWingMilitiaFanatic: The Sennites.



* TrappedInAnotherWorld

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* TrappedInAnotherWorldTrappedInAnotherWorld: The main four thanks to Senna. Senna's status herself is unclear, as she is snatched by Fenrir in the first book and her body is a kind of living gateway between the two worlds, but it is unclear if she can truly cross through it herself.


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* VillainBall: Senna grabs ahold of it in ''Mystify the Magician'' to an extreme degree (see that trope's page for more details).
19th Feb '17 8:21:53 AM WaterBlap
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* GodsOfAdulterersAndHarlots: Aphrodite can't help but be a slut.
18th Feb '17 10:21:14 AM InformalFallacies
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* GodsOfAdulterersAndHarlots: Aphrodite can't help but be a slut.
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