History Literature / Loch

10th Jun '16 3:06:36 PM Troodon
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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Anthony Cavenger. While not doing anything illegal(that we know of), he's absolutely ruthless, and he doesn't care who gets hurt as long as he gets what he wants.

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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Anthony Cavenger. While not doing anything illegal(that illegal (that we know of), he's he is absolutely ruthless, and he doesn't does not care who gets hurt as long as he gets what he wants.



* PapaWolf: The Rogue. Even gravely injured, it charges the main boat in the final attack, determined to protect it's family.
* ProtagonistTitle: The title refers to Luke "Loch" Perkins, the main character.

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* PapaWolf: The Rogue. Even gravely injured, it charges the main boat in the final attack, determined to protect it's its family.
* ProtagonistTitle: The title refers to Luke "Loch" Perkins, the main character.
21st Jul '15 5:14:48 PM Shaorai217
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* ABoyAndHisX: Loch and Zaidee develop this relationship with Wee Beastie.



* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Anthony Cavenger. While not doing anything illegal(that we know of), he's absolutely ruthless, and he doesn't care who gets hurt as long as he gets what he wants.
* EvilCripple: Cavenger again. He walks with a cane, and is by far the most evil person in the novel.
* ExtremeDoormat: Sam.



* MeanBoss: Dr. Sam's boss, Anthony Cavenger, treats his employees in a very dictatorial manner. When one of his workers accidentally dropped a grenade into a pile of wires, he scolded the worker. [[spoiler: This is what led to his death. Because he was too busy scolding the worker, he wasn't able to run away, and the plesiosaur killed him.]]

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* MeanBoss: Dr. Sam's boss, Anthony Cavenger, treats his employees in a very dictatorial manner. When one of his workers accidentally dropped a grenade into a pile of wires, he scolded the worker. [[spoiler: This is what led to his death. Because he was too busy scolding the worker, he wasn't able to run away, and the plesiosaur killed him.]]]] He's also completely indifferent to growing number of deaths among his employees.


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* ProtagonistTitle: The title refers to Luke "Loch" Perkins, the main character.
16th Feb '15 6:46:27 PM lorgskyegon
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* PapaWolf: The Rogue. Even gravely injured, it charges the main boat in the final attack, determined to protect it's family.
16th Feb '15 6:45:17 PM lorgskyegon
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* LochNessMonster: Shows up at the beginning of the book, when Loch sees it in Scotland.

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* LochNessMonster: Shows up at the beginning of the book, when Loch Luke sees it in Scotland.Scotland and thereafter gains his eponymous nickname.
12th Jul '14 6:06:34 PM Troodon
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* LochNessMonster: Shows up at the beginning of the book, when Loch sees it in Scotland.
* MeanBoss: Dr. Sam's boss, Anthony Cavenger, treats his employees in a very dictatorial manner. When one of his workers accidentally dropped a grenade into a pile of wires, he scolded the worker. [[spoiler: This is what led to his death. Because he was too busy scolding the worker, he wasn't able to run away, and the plesiosaur killed him.]]
12th Jul '14 5:59:50 PM Troodon
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It is eventually revealed that the monsters are living plesiosaurs -- marine reptiles thought to have become extinct 66 million years ago, at the end of the Cretaceous period. Loch and Zaidee eventually discover a baby plesiosaur. They take care of him, and name him Wee Beastie.

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It is eventually revealed that the monsters are living plesiosaurs -- marine reptiles thought to have become extinct 66 million years ago, at the end of the Cretaceous period. Loch and Zaidee eventually discover a baby plesiosaur. They take care of him, and name him Wee Beastie.Beastie.

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!!This book provides examples of the following tropes:

* ArtisticLicensePaleontology: Mostly averted, except for one egregious error in which it is stated that plesiosaurs became extinct 10 million years ago. In reality, they became extinct 66 million years ago.
11th Jul '14 6:24:03 PM Troodon
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'''Loch''' is a 1994 novel by [[Creator/PaulZindel Paul Zindel]]. The plot begins at Loch Ness. A 5-year-old boy named Luke Perkins is on vacation with his family when he sees the Loch Ness Monster. After this incident, everyone nicknames him "Loch".

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'''Loch''' is a 1994 novel by [[Creator/PaulZindel Paul Zindel]].Zindel. The plot begins at Loch Ness. A 5-year-old boy named Luke Perkins is on vacation with his family when he sees the Loch Ness Monster. After this incident, everyone nicknames him "Loch".
11th Jul '14 6:22:00 PM Troodon
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'''Loch''' is a 1994 novel by [[Creator/PaulZindel Paul Zindel]]. The plot begins at Loch Ness. A 5-year-old boy named Luke Perkins is on vacation with his family when he sees the Loch Ness Monster. After this incident, everyone nicknames him "Loch".
Ten years later, Loch's father, a marine biologist named Dr. Sam Perkins, takes Loch and his younger sister, Zaidee, on an expedition to search for lake monsters in Lake Alban, a small lake in the highlands of Vermont. Dr. Sam's boss is a ruthless publishing mogul named Anthony Cavenger. Cavenger is willing to do anything to capture the monsters and become famous. Cavenger's teenage daughter, Sarah, also goes to Lake Alban with Loch and Zaidee.

It is eventually revealed that the monsters are living plesiosaurs -- marine reptiles thought to have become extinct 66 million years ago, at the end of the Cretaceous period. Loch and Zaidee eventually discover a baby plesiosaur. They take care of him, and name him Wee Beastie.
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