History Literature / LordofLight

18th Apr '18 3:20:17 PM margdean56
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** Tak is punished by being given a monkey body.
** [[spoiler: Kali]] voluntarily takes the body of a snow leopard to hunt at times.
** Mention is made of a poet who wrote verses not to the liking of the gods. He was turned into a jackdaw.

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** Tak is punished by being given a monkey body.
the body of an ape.
** [[spoiler: Kali]] voluntarily takes the body of a snow leopard white tiger to hunt at times.
** Mention is made of a poet who wrote verses not to the liking of the gods. He was turned into a jackdaw.jack-bird.



** Taraka is utterly dedicated to testing his might against any WorthyOpponent''s'' he can find.

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** Taraka is utterly dedicated to testing his might against any WorthyOpponent''s'' {{Worthy Opponent}}s he can find.



* CallASmeerpARabbit: This planet is not Earth, yet the gods have given Earth names to all the flora and fauna. The soul exception is slizzards.

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* CallASmeerpARabbit: This planet is not Earth, yet the gods have given Earth names to all the flora and fauna. The soul sole exception is slizzards.



* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: "The curse of the Buddha", inflicted on Taraka as a punishment for possessing Sam. [[spoiler: It's guilt - a human feeling, unfamiliar to the Rakasha, which Taraka contracted from Sam's mind.]]

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* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: "The curse of the Buddha", inflicted on Taraka as a punishment for possessing Sam. [[spoiler: It's guilt - a guilt--a human feeling, unfamiliar to the Rakasha, which Taraka contracted from Sam's mind.]]



** Also, Nirriti the Black. [[spoiler:Aka, Reverend Renfrew, the ''Star of India's'' chaplain who vehemently disagreed with the gods using Myth/HinduMythology rather than Christianity. His whole plan being to use the technology he managed to bring with him to bring down the heathens, though fully aware of leading monsters himself.]]

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** Also, Nirriti the Black. [[spoiler:Aka, [[spoiler:aka Reverend Renfrew, the ''Star of India's'' India'''s chaplain who vehemently disagreed with the gods using Myth/HinduMythology rather than Christianity. His whole plan being to use the technology he managed to bring with him to bring down the heathens, though fully aware of leading monsters himself.]]
10th Apr '18 6:10:46 PM Twiddler
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* {{Transsexual}}: The first Brahma was originally a woman named Madeleine, and used the advent of "reincarnation" as an opportunity to become male. He continually frets that the women in his harem may be able to sense that he is "naturally" female.

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* {{Transsexual}}: {{Transgender}}: The first Brahma was originally a woman named Madeleine, and used the advent of "reincarnation" as an opportunity to become male. He continually frets that the women in his harem may be able to sense that he is "naturally" female.
26th Mar '18 1:53:19 PM SeptimusHeap
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* BadassBoast: When his allies question his determination, Sam answers them with this:

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* BadassBoast: BadassBoast:
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When his allies question his determination, Sam answers them with this:



* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: Taraka. Even though he's a demon, this always surprises Sam.

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* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: ChronicBackstabbingDisorder:
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Taraka. Even though he's a demon, this always surprises Sam.



* CombatPragmatist: It would be easier to list the characters who aren't.
** For example, Yama fights Rild, a man who cannot be stabbed or cut. Yama eventually kills him by dragging him into the nearby stream and holding him under.

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* CombatPragmatist: It would be easier to list the characters who aren't.
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aren't. For example, Yama fights Rild, a man who cannot be stabbed or cut. Yama eventually kills him by dragging him into the nearby stream and holding him under.



* DeathGlare: Yama, being the god of death, can [[EyeBeams physically affect]] people with his, as well as just intimidating the hell out of them. He kills [[spoiler: Indra, Taraka, and Mara]] with it.

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* DeathGlare: DeathGlare:
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Yama, being the god of death, can [[EyeBeams physically affect]] people with his, as well as just intimidating the hell out of them. He kills [[spoiler: Indra, Taraka, and Mara]] with it.



* GenderBender: The reincarnation machines can allow people to switch genders. Most don't, although Kali does when she becomes the new Brahma, and the Monarch of Thieves has switched genders with every incarnation for so long that no one can remember what gender he/she was originally.

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* GenderBender: GenderBender:
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The reincarnation machines can allow people to switch genders. Most don't, although Kali does when she becomes the new Brahma, and the Monarch of Thieves has switched genders with every incarnation for so long that no one can remember what gender he/she was originally.



* InLoveWithYourCarnage: Kali only loves Yama for his Aspect as god of death.

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* InLoveWithYourCarnage: InLoveWithYourCarnage:
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Kali only loves Yama for his Aspect as god of death.
10th Mar '18 11:05:39 AM nombretomado
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2nd Jan '18 6:33:04 PM nombretomado
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** Also, Nirriti the Black. [[spoiler:Aka, Reverend Renfrew, the ''Star of India's'' chaplain who vehemently disagreed with the gods using HinduMythology rather than Christianity. His whole plan being to use the technology he managed to bring with him to bring down the heathens, though fully aware of leading monsters himself.]]

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** Also, Nirriti the Black. [[spoiler:Aka, Reverend Renfrew, the ''Star of India's'' chaplain who vehemently disagreed with the gods using HinduMythology Myth/HinduMythology rather than Christianity. His whole plan being to use the technology he managed to bring with him to bring down the heathens, though fully aware of leading monsters himself.]]



* Myth/HinduMythology: Sort of a given.
22nd Dec '17 1:11:42 PM shawnmstewart
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* EvenEvilHasStandards: The demonic Rakasha will betray humans at every opportunity, with the sole exception of gambling debts, which they will always honor. This is more because they love gambling and are afraid that people won't be willing to play if they cheat, but it's a standard nonetheless.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: The demonic Rakasha will betray humans at every opportunity, with the sole exception of gambling debts, which they will always honor. This is more isn't for any ''ethical'' reason, it's just because [[PragmaticVillainy they love gambling and are afraid know that people won't be willing to play if they cheat, but it's a standard nonetheless.don't pay up when they lose, no one will play with them any more.]]
27th Nov '17 4:03:50 PM nombretomado
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''Lord of Light'' is a 1967 [[HugoAward Hugo Award]]-winning ScienceFantasy novel by Creator/RogerZelazny, which pushes the boundaries between ScienceFiction and {{Fantasy}}.

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''Lord of Light'' is a 1967 [[HugoAward Hugo Award]]-winning UsefulNotes/HugoAward-winning ScienceFantasy novel by Creator/RogerZelazny, which pushes the boundaries between ScienceFiction and {{Fantasy}}.
30th Jul '17 5:11:54 PM nombretomado
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* XMeetsY: Myth/HinduMythology meets ScienceFiction.
12th Apr '17 3:50:49 AM WillBGood
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** When Sam comes to the city in order to talk to Brahma, he's warned that people are evaluated for their karma and can be transferred into dogs as punishment; he should be very wary of any strays spying on him. [[spoiler: [[LaserGuidedKarma Later, one of the Masters of Karma who was threatened into helping Sam suffers the same fate, howling as he watches his human body be destroyed.]] ]]

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** When Sam comes to the city in order to talk to Brahma, he's warned that people are evaluated for their karma and can be transferred into dogs as punishment; he should be very wary of any strays spying on him. [[spoiler: [[LaserGuidedKarma Later, one of the Masters of Karma who was threatened into helping Sam [[LaserGuidedKarma suffers the same fate, fate,]] howling as he watches his human body be destroyed.]] ]]
22nd Jan '17 12:08:35 PM Ciara25
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* {{Animorphism}}: being turned into an animal on your next reincarnation is a serious possibility.

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* {{Animorphism}}: being turned Having your consciousness transferred into an animal on your next reincarnation is a serious possibility.


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** When Sam comes to the city in order to talk to Brahma, he's warned that people are evaluated for their karma and can be transferred into dogs as punishment; he should be very wary of any strays spying on him. [[spoiler: [[LaserGuidedKarma Later, one of the Masters of Karma who was threatened into helping Sam suffers the same fate, howling as he watches his human body be destroyed.]] ]]
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