History Literature / LegendOfTheCondorHeroes

5th Nov '16 9:27:30 AM dlchen145
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* BadAss: Almost every person who gets to speak a line, with very few exceptions. It gets to the point where it reaches WorldOfBadass levels.
9th Jun '16 9:10:58 PM dasuberkaiser
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* BreaktheCutie: Guo Jing and Mu Nianci

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* BreaktheCutie: BreakTheCutie: Guo Jing and Mu Nianci



* ComicallyMissingthePoint: A lot of conversation with the slow-witted Guo Jin ends this way

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* ComicallyMissingthePoint: ComicallyMissingThePoint: A lot of conversation with the slow-witted Guo Jin ends this way



* GoodisnotSoft: A lot of famous heroic fighters earn their reputation by beating down foreign invaders, traitors to the nation, and perpetrators of injustice. For example: Hong Qigong, Qiu Chuji, The Seven Freaks, and later, Guo Jin and Huang Rong

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* GoodisnotSoft: GoodIsNotSoft: A lot of famous heroic fighters earn their reputation by beating down foreign invaders, traitors to the nation, and perpetrators of injustice. For example: Hong Qigong, Qiu Chuji, The Seven Freaks, and later, Guo Jin and Huang Rong
14th May '15 2:16:50 AM SeptimusHeap
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''The Legend of the Condor Heroes'' is a {{Wuxia}} tetralogy written by Chinese author JinYong (pen name for Louis Cha). It follows the adventures of many members of the Jianghu world, especially Guo Jing, a slow-witted, talentless child who, with the help of lady luck and many incredibly talented masters, slowly rises to a prominent position in the martial arts world.

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''The Legend of the Condor Heroes'' is a {{Wuxia}} tetralogy written by Chinese author JinYong Creator/JinYong (pen name for Louis Cha). It follows the adventures of many members of the Jianghu world, especially Guo Jing, a slow-witted, talentless child who, with the help of lady luck and many incredibly talented masters, slowly rises to a prominent position in the martial arts world.
27th Aug '14 5:58:08 PM snowsky235
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* LukeIAmYourFather: [[spoiler: Yang Kang]] doesn't take this revelation too well.
27th Aug '14 5:56:15 PM snowsky235
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* MeaningfulName: Guo Jing and Yang Kang, whose given names together is a reference to the Jingkang Incident. Qiu Chuji named them, hoping they would grow up to be patriotic like their fathers and help the Song Dynasty fend off the invading Jin. [[spoiler: Horribly ironic in retrospect, given how Yang Kang turned out.]]

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* MeaningfulName: Guo Jing and Yang Kang, whose given names together is a reference to the Jingkang Incident. Qiu Chuji named them, hoping they would grow up to be patriotic like their fathers and help the Song Dynasty fend off the invading Jin. [[spoiler: Horribly ironic in retrospect, given how Yang Kang turned out.]]It doesn't quite go as planned.
27th Aug '14 5:55:09 PM snowsky235
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* MurderTheHypotenuse: [[spoiler: And then adopt his son, if you're Wanyan Honglie.]]

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* MurderTheHypotenuse: [[spoiler: And then adopt his son, if you're Wanyan Honglie. Huang Yaoshi also offers to kill Huazhen for this reason, for his daughter's sake.]]
27th Aug '14 5:49:07 PM snowsky235
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* BigBad: Not a clear-cut case, due to the serialized nature of the original novel. Wanyan Honglie {{TheChessmaster}} is the political and ideological Big Bad who instigates the plot, but he is very removed from the Wulin aspect of the story. Ouyang Feng is the one who presents the greatest physical threat to the heroes in battle, but his motivations and ambitions are less far-reaching than Wanyan Honglie’s.

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* BigBad: Not a clear-cut case, due to the serialized nature of the original novel. Wanyan Honglie {{TheChessmaster}} is the political and ideological Big Bad who instigates the plot, but he is very removed from the Wulin aspect of the story. Ouyang Feng is the one who presents the greatest physical threat to the heroes in battle, but his motivations and ambitions are less far-reaching than Wanyan Honglie’s.



* DatingWhatDaddyHates: Even Hong Qigong lampshades that the formidably smart and powerful Huang Yaoshi would not appreciate the slow-witted Guo Jin as a son-in-law. This trope is subverted as Huang Rong actively tries to change Guo Jin into someone her father would approve of by making Qigong take him on as a student.

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* DatingWhatDaddyHates: Even Hong Qigong lampshades that the formidably smart and powerful Huang Yaoshi would not appreciate the slow-witted Guo Jin as a son-in-law. This trope is subverted as Huang Rong actively tries to change Guo Jin into someone her father would approve of by making the famous Qigong take him on as a student.


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* HeroicBSOD: hits Guo Jing hard, twice, with the deaths of [[spoiler: his five masters, and later, his mother]].
27th Aug '14 5:45:19 PM snowsky235
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27th Aug '14 5:45:15 PM snowsky235
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* BigBad: Not a clear-cut case, due to the serialized nature of the original novel. Wanyan Honglie is the political and ideological Big Bad who instigates the plot, but he is very removed from the Wulin aspect of the story. Ouyang Feng is the one who presents the greatest physical threat to the heroes in battle, but his motivations and ambitions are less far-reaching than Wanyan Honglie’s.

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* BigBad: Not a clear-cut case, due to the serialized nature of the original novel. Wanyan Honglie {{TheChessmaster}} is the political and ideological Big Bad who instigates the plot, but he is very removed from the Wulin aspect of the story. Ouyang Feng is the one who presents the greatest physical threat to the heroes in battle, but his motivations and ambitions are less far-reaching than Wanyan Honglie’s.
27th Aug '14 5:43:20 PM snowsky235
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** Mu Nianci is more of a FauxActionGirl or OvershadowedByAwesome. She was briefly instructed by Hong Qigong and easily takes down the first few challengers in her marriage contest and effortlessly downs armed mooks, proving that she is quite a badass compared to a normal person.

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** Mu Nianci is more of a FauxActionGirl or OvershadowedByAwesome. She was briefly instructed by Hong Qigong and easily takes down the first few challengers in her marriage contest and effortlessly downs armed mooks, proving that she is quite a badass compared to a normal person. Unfortunately for her, this is a WorldOfBadass.
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