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8th Apr '17 11:23:20 PM Scabbard
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* {{Pride}}: pride is both Brennen's and Firebird's main failing, one that drives the plots of the second and third books. In the second book, Brennen faces losing most of [[PsychicPowers his extraordinary abilities]] and learns that his worth is not dependent on what he can do. In the third book, Firebird struggles to let others help her and to not get detrimentally caught up in her royal heritage.

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* {{Pride}}: pride Pride is both Brennen's and Firebird's main failing, one that drives the plots of the second and third books. In the second book, Brennen faces losing most of [[PsychicPowers his extraordinary abilities]] and learns that his worth is not dependent on what he can do. In the third book, Firebird struggles to let others help her and to not get detrimentally caught up in her royal heritage.
18th Jan '17 10:36:41 PM dvorak
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* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Se "Anthopomorphic Personification."
1st Mar '14 9:16:21 AM Nocturna
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** [[spoiler:Kinnor Caldwell]], of Lazarus, having been raised from the dead in front of his relatives to show Boh-Dabar's power and authority over death. crucifixion

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** [[spoiler:Kinnor Caldwell]], of Lazarus, having been raised from the dead in front of his relatives to show Boh-Dabar's power and authority over death. crucifixion



* SpareToTheThrone: This is why wastlings exist.

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* SpareToTheThrone: This is why wastlings exist.Wastelings exist solely so that there's a child to inherit even if the older children die.
24th Feb '14 6:16:58 AM ReaderAt2046
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* SpareToTheThrone: This is why wastlings exist.
5th Dec '13 9:13:28 PM Nocturna
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** [[spoiler:Kinnor Caldwell]], of Lazarus, having been raised from the dead in front of his relatives to show Boh-Dabar's power and authority over death.

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** [[spoiler:Kinnor Caldwell]], of Lazarus, having been raised from the dead in front of his relatives to show Boh-Dabar's power and authority over death. crucifixion



*** This makes him an Expy of Paul, author of the letters that comprise the majority of the New Testament, who persecuted Christians as Saul of Tarsus until his conversion.
5th Dec '13 6:03:10 PM starjammer05
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*** This makes him an Expy of Paul, author of the letters that comprise the majority of the New Testament, who persecuted Christians as Saul of Tarsus until his conversion.
22nd Sep '13 12:32:36 PM Nocturna
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* AlliterativeTitle: ''Fusion Fire''
2nd Jul '13 5:06:43 PM Nocturna
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* WhamEpisode'': Despite the sheer number of {{Foregone Conclusion}}s inherent in the premise, ''Daystar'' still pulls off a [[{{Pun}} cosmic-scale]] wham.

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* WhamEpisode'': WhamEpisode: Despite the sheer number of {{Foregone Conclusion}}s inherent in the premise, ''Daystar'' still pulls off a [[{{Pun}} cosmic-scale]] wham.wham at the end when [[spoiler:the entire universe is unmade and then re-made in perfection]].
2nd Jul '13 1:15:30 PM ZarbiNerada
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* WhamEpisode'': Despite the sheer number of {{Foregone Conclusion}}s inherent in the premise, ''Daystar'' still pulls off a [[{{Pun}} cosmic-scale]] wham.
17th Jun '13 2:36:29 PM Nocturna
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While interrogating her via [[MindProbe mind access]], he realizes that they are perfectly connatural: their brains function in the exact same way, potentially enabling them to connect far more deeply than they could with anyone who was not connatural with them. Not wanting to lose the only person perfectly connatural with him, Brennen offers Firebird Federate asylum. Firebird is thus forced to choose between her desire to live and her proud loyalty to a country that demands her death.

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While interrogating her via [[MindProbe [[{{Telepathy}} mind access]], he realizes that they are perfectly connatural: their brains function in the exact same way, potentially enabling them to connect far more deeply than they could with anyone who was not connatural with them. Not wanting to lose the only person perfectly connatural with him, Brennen offers Firebird Federate asylum. Firebird is thus forced to choose between her desire to live and her proud loyalty to a country that demands her death.



* MindProbe: Both Sentinels and Shuhr/Mikuhrans are capable of this, although the Sentinels are only allowed to use it in very limited situations (such as for military interrogation).



* PsychicStatic: The only way for a non-telepath to defeat a telepathic MindProbe, usually in the form of concentrating on something uninteresting and irrelevant, such as boot heels.

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* PsychicStatic: The only way for a non-telepath to defeat a telepathic MindProbe, attempt to access their mind, usually in the form of concentrating on something uninteresting and irrelevant, such as boot heels.
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