History Literature / LordOfTheClans

9th Sep '17 5:57:35 PM FateStayWho
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* RealityEnsues: Thrall, after fighting through over dozen battles against increasing dangerous opponents in GladiatorGames, is pit against ogre, while only using an EpicFlail, something the narration notes is poor choice of weapon against an ogre. Exhausted, his attacks only make his much larger, stronger opponent angry and is nearly killed until the humans running the game intervene.
** Blackmoore tries fighting Thrall himself when confronted by him. Blackmoore is a nobleman who relies on others to fight for him. Thrall was raised to fight in GladiatorGames and his only loss was against the above mentioned ogre. [[spoiler: Blackmoore dies without putting up a fight.]]
15th Feb '17 3:18:15 PM PRH
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* KickTheSonOfABitch: It is ''immensely'' cathartic when Thrall corners Blackmoore and puts an end to him.

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* KickTheSonOfABitch: %%* : It is ''immensely'' cathartic when Thrall corners Blackmoore and puts an end to him.
22nd Dec '16 6:39:30 AM blindinkpoet
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: This being the first time a true shaman appeared in a Warcraft story, Thralls powers are more similar to a druid's than a shaman, talking to birds and controlling tree branches.
26th Oct '16 7:38:29 AM dlchen145
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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: The big finale. Thrall is a tremendously mellow guy, for an orc, and even compared to a lot of humans. The measures necessary to get him up to this are damn near ridiculous. [[MoralEventHorizon And horrifying.]] And if you ''do'' push him into this... well, he's a [[MagicKnight shaman]], was [[{{Badass}} trained as a gladiator]] for a good deal of his life, and he's ''Warchief of the [[BadassArmy Horde]].''

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: The big finale. Thrall is a tremendously mellow guy, for an orc, and even compared to a lot of humans. The measures necessary to get him up to this are damn near ridiculous. [[MoralEventHorizon And horrifying.]] And if you ''do'' push him into this... well, he's a [[MagicKnight shaman]], was [[{{Badass}} trained as a gladiator]] gladiator for a good deal of his life, and he's ''Warchief of the [[BadassArmy Horde]].''
7th Jul '16 11:18:06 PM Morgenthaler
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* TheObiWan: Thrall has a couple of mentors. The most prominent being Warchief Doomhammer.
** Regarding shamanic stuff, Drek'thar definitely fills the role.
** Drek'thar also points out, in a strange and roundabout sort of way, Blackmoore was one too.
24th Apr '16 2:49:01 AM PRH
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* BlackAndWhiteMorality: Despite the fact that this book is about subverting the idea that the orcs are AlwaysChaoticEvil, there are very few shades of gray in this book. There are good characters and evil characters (on both sides of the conflict), but hardly anything in-between.
22nd Apr '16 1:45:11 PM PRH
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* DroitDuSeigneur: Blackmoore forces Taretha to be his mistress.
25th Feb '16 4:33:40 PM Morgenthaler
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* AdaptationDistillation: The original source for the plot was a FullThrottle-like game starring Thrall, which was then cancelled due to it not meeting Blizzard's quality standards. Someone managed to get a hold of it [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZ6tg1Id6-c here]]. The original game had ''a lot'' more [[ContinuityNod continuity nods]] to ''VideoGame/WarcraftII'', and some of the major plot points were greatly revised in the book (though it is hard to tell how much due to missing cinematics). There is no sign of sympathetic human characters such as Sergeant or Taretha in the game either.

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* AdaptationDistillation: The original source for the plot was a FullThrottle-like VideoGame/FullThrottle-like game starring Thrall, which was then cancelled due to it not meeting Blizzard's quality standards. Someone managed to get a hold of it [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZ6tg1Id6-c here]]. The original game had ''a lot'' more [[ContinuityNod continuity nods]] to ''VideoGame/WarcraftII'', and some of the major plot points were greatly revised in the book (though it is hard to tell how much due to missing cinematics). There is no sign of sympathetic human characters such as Sergeant or Taretha in the game either.
14th May '15 1:34:44 PM Nithael
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''Warcraft: Lord of the Clans'' is a novel by Christie Golden based in BlizzardEntertainment's ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'' Universe. It was published by Pocket Books. The story of the novel was originally going to be used in the adventure game Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans until it was canceled. It is the second book released in the Warcraft Universe after ''Warcraft: Day of the Dragon''. It is part of the Franchise/WarcraftExpandedUniverse.


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''Warcraft: Lord of the Clans'' is a novel by Christie Golden based in BlizzardEntertainment's Creator/BlizzardEntertainment's ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'' Universe. It was published by Pocket Books. The story of the novel was originally going to be used in the adventure game Warcraft ''Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans Clans'' until it was canceled. It is the second book released in the Warcraft Universe after ''Warcraft: Day of the Dragon''.Literature/DayOfTheDragon''. It is part of the Franchise/WarcraftExpandedUniverse.

26th Apr '15 8:14:31 PM N.Harmonik
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* AristocratsAreEvil: Blackmoore comes from a shamed noble house. He is willing to reclaim the family's position by any means necessary, including [[spoiler: raising Thrall to use as a puppet general, thereby gaining command an army of orcs to use against Lordaeron.]]

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* AristocratsAreEvil: Blackmoore comes from a shamed noble house. He is willing to reclaim the family's position by any means necessary, including [[spoiler: raising [[spoiler:raising Thrall to use as a puppet general, thereby gaining command of an army of orcs to use against Lordaeron.]]



** {{Inverted}} with the Orcs who simply break out of jail and Meta wise this novel is part of the card Orcs are dealt as they to go from {{always chaotic evil}} to {{noble savage}}s in Warcraft.

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** {{Inverted}} with the Orcs who simply break out of jail and Meta wise Meta-wise this novel is part of the card Orcs are dealt as they to too go from {{always chaotic evil}} to {{noble savage}}s in Warcraft.



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: The big finale. Thrall is a tremendously mellow guy, for an orc, and even compared to a lot of humans. The measures necessary to get him up to this are damn near ridiculous. [[MoralEventHorizon And horrifying.]] And if you ''do'' push him into this... well, he's an [[MagicKnight shaman]], was [[{{Badass}} trained as a gladiator]] for a good deal of his life, and he's ''Warchief of the [[BadassArmy Horde]].''

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: The big finale. Thrall is a tremendously mellow guy, for an orc, and even compared to a lot of humans. The measures necessary to get him up to this are damn near ridiculous. [[MoralEventHorizon And horrifying.]] And if you ''do'' push him into this... well, he's an a [[MagicKnight shaman]], was [[{{Badass}} trained as a gladiator]] for a good deal of his life, and he's ''Warchief of the [[BadassArmy Horde]].''



* TheSiege: Completely subverted. The bad guys are the few defenders manning the great fortress, while the hero is leading the massive horde trying to rip the place down. They even succeed too.



* TheSiege: Completely subverted. The bad guys are the few defenders manning the great fortress, while the hero is leading the massive horde trying to rip the place down. They even succeed too.



* WhosLaughingNow: Thrall does this to Langston, reducing him to a crying baby,
* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: Thrall feels this way after being complimented by [[spoiler: Blackmoore as the latter is mortally wounded and tells him "You are... what I made of you... [[SoProudOfYou I am so proud]]..."]]

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* WhosLaughingNow: Thrall does this to Langston, reducing him to a crying baby,
baby.
* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: Thrall feels this way after being complimented by [[spoiler: Blackmoore [[spoiler:Blackmoore as the latter is mortally wounded and tells him "You are... what I made of you... [[SoProudOfYou I am so proud]]..."]]
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