History Literature / GhostStory

11th Nov '16 5:01:21 AM isoycrazy
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* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[spoiler:In payment for all his years serving as Mortimer's protector, Uriel recovers a damaged Sir Stuart and offers him a new job among his forces. Seeing how much his descendent has grown, Sir Stuart decides to take his leave and accepts the position of working for an Archangel]].

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* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[spoiler:In In payment for all his years serving as [[spoiler:as Mortimer's protector, Uriel recovers a damaged Sir Stuart and offers him a new job among his forces. Seeing how much his descendent descendant has grown, Sir Stuart decides to take his leave and accepts the position of working for an Archangel]].



* BadassBoast: When Daniel is facing off against [[spoiler:Aristides]] blade-to-blade, he sarcastically asks [[spoiler:Aristides]] where he got his knife from. After the other replies that he got it 'from the last fool to try a blade against [him],' Daniel gets this line in -
-->'''Daniel:''' Come here. I'll give you this one.

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* BadassBoast: BadassBoast:
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When Daniel is facing off against [[spoiler:Aristides]] blade-to-blade, he sarcastically asks [[spoiler:Aristides]] where he got his knife from. After the other replies that he got it 'from the last fool to try a blade against [him],' Daniel gets this line in -
-->'''Daniel:''' --->'''Daniel:''' Come here. I'll give you this one.one.
** After Harry realizes the angel of death isn't there to cause the death, but guard the soul to its final resting place, she tells Harry, "If this is [his] time, I will see him safely to the next world. The Prince of Darkness himself will not wrest him from me. Neither will you, Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden, noble though your intentions may be."



* ColdBloodedTorture: [[spoiler: Corpsetaker does this to Mortimer Lindquist, suspending him over a writhing mass of wraiths and then dipping him in ever so slowly for an ever-increasing amount of time.]]

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* ColdBloodedTorture: [[spoiler: Corpsetaker Corpsetaker]] does this to Mortimer Lindquist, [[spoiler:Mortimer Lindquist]], suspending him over a writhing mass of wraiths and then dipping him in ever so slowly for an ever-increasing amount of time.]]



* TerrorHero: [[spoiler:Molly becomes a Type 4 deliberately to try to impose order in the city.]]
* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs: [[spoiler:Harry learns quickly, Uriel will never tolerate his name being familiarized into "Uri." He will, however, accept "Mr. Sunshine" as another nickname.]]

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* TerrorHero: [[spoiler:Molly Carpenter]] becomes a Type 4 deliberately to try to impose order in the city.]]
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* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs: [[spoiler:Harry Harry learns quickly, Uriel will never tolerate his name being familiarized into "Uri." He [[spoiler:He will, however, accept "Mr. Sunshine" as another nickname.]]



* WeHelpTheHelpless: Nick Christian is about to turn Fitz away when Fitz tells Nick, "I don't have anywhere else to go." With an annoyed tone, Nick begrudgingly listens to Fitz for a short time.



** An agent of the Fomor is clear to note to [[spoiler:Corpsetaker and Evil Bob]] he is completely replaceable. If the ones he is speaking to wish to kill him to make a message, another will take his place to serve his ancient lord

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** An agent When Harry overhears a Fomor servitor speaking, the servitor says he may die as part of the Fomor is clear reply to note to [[spoiler:Corpsetaker and Evil Bob]] his lord, but he is completely replaceable. If the ones he is speaking inconsequential. There are many more to wish to kill him to make a message, another will take his place place. That said, he does have a sense of self-preservation and would not like to serve die in any means that isn't helping his ancient lordlord.



* WeHelpTheHelpless: Nick Christian is about to turn Fitz away when Fitz tells Nick, "I don't have anywhere else to go." With an annoyed tone, Nick begrudgingly listens to Fitz for a short time.
* WeHaveReserves: When Harry overhears a Fomor servitor speaking, the servitor says he may die as part of the reply to his lord, but he is inconsequential. There are many more to take his place. That said, he does have a sense of self-preservation and would not like to die in any means that isn't helping his lord.
29th Oct '16 5:20:37 PM dlchen145
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** While certainly {{Bad Ass}} during [[spoiler:his fight with Aristides the sorcerer]], Daniel Carpenter displays shades of this during his first appearance, [[spoiler: blurting out in his over-enthusiastic and dour-but-righteous zeal that Murphy has two of the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Swords of the Cross]] and that they should be used. The problem with this is that there is a member of the [[OurVampiresAreDifferent White Court]] in the room, who had no idea that Murphy had the Swords in the first place.]] The vamp attempts to use this information to [[TooDumbToLive blackmail Murphy into being her]] [[HornyDevils next]] [[EmotionEater meal]], leading to a [[TalkToTheFist swift]] and [[PistolWhip brutal rebuttal]].

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** While certainly {{Bad Ass}} badass during [[spoiler:his fight with Aristides the sorcerer]], Daniel Carpenter displays shades of this during his first appearance, [[spoiler: blurting out in his over-enthusiastic and dour-but-righteous zeal that Murphy has two of the [[InfinityPlusOneSword Swords of the Cross]] and that they should be used. The problem with this is that there is a member of the [[OurVampiresAreDifferent White Court]] in the room, who had no idea that Murphy had the Swords in the first place.]] The vamp attempts to use this information to [[TooDumbToLive blackmail Murphy into being her]] [[HornyDevils next]] [[EmotionEater meal]], leading to a [[TalkToTheFist swift]] and [[PistolWhip brutal rebuttal]].
27th Oct '16 8:02:23 AM Kafkesque
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** At the end of the book, [[spoiler:Uriel tells Harry that if he chooses to walk through the door to blackness, he will face the consequences of his actions. Having made his peace, Harry walks through... and rather than going to judgement and the afterlife, finds himself BackFromTheDead with Mab eagerly waiting to collect on his debt.]]
1st Aug '16 5:33:45 PM Xandemaru
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* ThrowingDownTheGauntlet: [[spoiler:When trying to stop Corpsetaker from leaving with Butter's body, Molly results to throwing a mental battle at Corpsetaker as a final means of delaying her and save her friend's life]].

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* ThrowingDownTheGauntlet: [[spoiler:When trying to stop Corpsetaker from leaving with Butter's body, Molly results resorts to throwing a mental battle at with Corpsetaker as a final means of delaying her and to save her friend's life]].
1st Aug '16 5:28:03 PM Xandemaru
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* SmarterThanYouLook: Harry shows off his deduction skills when talking with [[spoiler:Archangel Uriel. When Harry states the surprising deduction, the wetwork agent of the Lord gives Harry that Harry describes as the wise teacher giving the dumb kid who got the answer right]].

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* SmarterThanYouLook: Harry shows off his deduction skills when talking with [[spoiler:Archangel Uriel. When Harry states the surprising deduction, the wetwork agent of the Lord gives Harry a look that Harry describes as the one a wise teacher giving the would give a dumb kid who got the answer right]].
1st Aug '16 4:40:31 PM Xandemaru
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* EnemyWithout: [[spoiler:Evil Bob is a separate force from Good Bob, containing more destructive and powerful attacks. He came from Bob literally cutting out all the knowledge from the Kremmler because Harry told him to forget it permanently. As a future owner could order him to remember, the only way to fully forget was to remove entirely]].

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* EnemyWithout: [[spoiler:Evil Bob is a separate force from Good Bob, containing more destructive and powerful attacks. magic. He came from Bob literally cutting out all the knowledge from the Kremmler his time with Kemmler because Harry told him to forget it permanently. As a future owner could order him to remember, the only way to fully forget was to remove it entirely]].
20th Jun '16 3:11:48 PM SilverDragon
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* BittersweetEnding: Things in the world are better than when the book started. [[spoiler:Molly is still mentally damaged. Murphy is still hurting. Harry is alive but still Mab's Winter Knight. The Formor are still out there and causing hell in the world. All that said, Molly, with her secret known to Harry, can start moving onto the long road of healing. Karrin can properly grieve what happened to Harry. Thomas will soon come out of his slump. Maggie is safe and in good care. And lastly, seven words from Uriel helps Harry know that Mab may be his Master but she doesn't own him. She cannot turn him into something against his will and Harry informs Mab of this right when he wakes up.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: Things in the world are better than when the book started. [[spoiler:Molly is still mentally damaged. Murphy is still hurting. Harry is alive but still Mab's Winter Knight. The Formor Fomor are still out there and causing hell in the world. All that said, Molly, with her secret known to Harry, can start moving onto the long road of healing. Karrin can properly grieve what happened to Harry. Thomas will soon come out of his slump. Maggie is safe and in good care. And lastly, seven words from Uriel helps Harry know that Mab may be his Master but she doesn't own him. She cannot turn him into something against his will and Harry informs Mab of this right when he wakes up.]]



* MasterOfIllusion: Molly has become this by the story starts. She can [[spoiler:make William think he has been kidnapped by the horrors of Nevernever]], create FauxFlame, multiple copies of herself running around, and [[spoiler:make dirty cops and agents of the fomor kill each other]].

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* MasterOfIllusion: Molly has become this by the story starts. She can [[spoiler:make William think he has been kidnapped by the horrors of Nevernever]], create FauxFlame, multiple copies of herself running around, and [[spoiler:make dirty cops and agents of the fomor Fomor kill each other]].



** [[spoiler:Molly feels this as she helped Harry plan his death, and now is making "amends" by becoming a terror against the Formor and corruption in Chicago by killing people.]]

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** [[spoiler:Molly feels this as she helped Harry plan his death, and now is making "amends" by becoming a terror against the Formor Fomor and corruption in Chicago by killing people.]]
18th Jun '16 12:05:44 PM SilverDragon
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* TheFettered: Most shades degrade over a few years and become unstable and dangerous wraiths. [[spoiler:Sir Stuart and others in Mort's protection guard have not. They are soldiers and fighters from various wars and eras, but men bound by honor and duty none the less. Their failures in life and strong sense of duty to now serve Mort have helped them maintained their sanity]].

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* TheFettered: Most shades degrade over a few years and become unstable and dangerous wraiths. [[spoiler:Sir Stuart and others in Mort's protection guard have not. They are soldiers and fighters from various wars and eras, but men bound by honor and duty none the less. Their failures in life and strong sense of duty to now serve Mort have helped them maintained to maintain their sanity]].
13th Jun '16 1:51:38 PM SilverDragon
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* {{Determinator}}: [[spoiler:Ghosts who manifest in the real world must be an insane version of this. They must so insane and strong willed that the natural order of things doesn't apply to them and they come back]].

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* {{Determinator}}: [[spoiler:Ghosts who manifest in the real world must be an insane version of this. They must be so insane and strong willed that the natural order of things doesn't apply to them and they come back]].
13th Jun '16 1:28:09 PM SilverDragon
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* CallOnMe: When fighting [[spoiler:Corpsetaker in her mind, Molly is planning to destroy her ow mind rather than it be taken over and used to harm her friends and loved ones]]. Before that can happen, Harry suggests this trope and has his ally send a message [[spoiler:to Mort. He hears it and comes to the rescue vanquishing Corpsetaker's shade with the very horde of wraiths she used to torture him]].

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* CallOnMe: When fighting [[spoiler:Corpsetaker in her mind, Molly is planning to destroy her ow own mind rather than it be taken over and used to harm her friends and loved ones]]. Before that can happen, Harry suggests this trope and has his ally send a message [[spoiler:to Mort. He hears it and comes to the rescue vanquishing Corpsetaker's shade with the very horde of wraiths she used to torture him]].
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