History Literature / JWWellsAndCo

20th Dec '16 12:31:18 PM Xtifr
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* EyeScream: {{Downplayed|Trope}}/played for humor in ''Earth, Air, Fire and Custard'': Paul gets so frustrated that he begins stabbing the powerful creature known as [[GodInHumanForm Mr. Laertides]] in the eye with a biro. Mr. Laertides simply ignores him and goes on with his annoying exposition.
19th Dec '16 3:31:51 PM Xtifr
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* ''Earth, Air, Fire, and Custard''

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* ''Earth, Air, Fire, Fire and Custard''
19th Dec '16 3:28:20 PM Xtifr
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* ElementNumberFive: In ''Earth, Air, Fire and Custard'', the fifth element is, as you might guess, custard. Or a substance virtually indistinguishable from custard, except for its magical properties. It was created by the powerful wizard, Professor Van Spee.
2nd Nov '13 6:45:11 AM LordGro
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''J.W. Wells & Co.'' is an ongoing humourous {{fantasy}} series by Creator/TomHolt, revolving around a fictitious firm of magicians in modern London. The firm (and the series) is named for the main character from GilbertAndSullivan's light operetta ''Theatre/TheSorcerer''.

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''J. W. Wells & Co.'' is an ongoing humourous {{fantasy}} series by Creator/TomHolt, revolving around a fictitious firm of magicians in modern London. The firm (and the series) is named for the main character from GilbertAndSullivan's Creator/GilbertAndSullivan's light operetta ''Theatre/TheSorcerer''.
27th Jun '13 6:30:35 AM MonaNaito
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20th Jan '13 12:26:10 PM Xtifr
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* DragonHoard: Dragons often appear in the vaults of banks, which is why companies like J.W. Wells find it useful and lucrative to keep a "pest control specialist" in their employ.
18th Jan '13 9:18:00 PM Xtifr
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17th Jan '13 11:40:21 AM Xtifr
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* HalfHumanHybrid: Mr. Tanner, one of the firm's partners, is half-goblin. (His shapeshifting goblin mum works as the company's receptionist.)
12th Jan '13 11:23:58 PM Xtifr
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* CatUpATree: The magical pest exterminator LoveInterest's first appearance in''The Better Mousetrap'' has her being employed to rescue a cat from a tree. When she breaks her neck, TheHero (who is employed to save her life to prevent an insurance company from paying out) ends up playing a brief game of XanatosSpeedChess with a magical device known as a Better Mousetrap, which keeps finding new ways to get her killed.
12th Jan '13 9:42:16 PM Xtifr
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* RetCon: Ricky Wurmtoter, revealed to be over a thousand years old in ''Earth, Air, Fire & Custard'' had a twenty-something sister in ''In Your Dreams'' who is promptly forgotten about.
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