History Literature / MosesTheChroniclesOfHarrietTubman

25th Sep '13 11:08:56 AM SeptimusHeap
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* StealthPun: ''Warrior-One'', a subterranean locomotive commissioned by Lincoln that can travel undetected anywhere in the US, making it a ''literal'' underground railroad[[hottip:*:The real Underground Railroad was a network of hidden paths and safe houses for escaped slaves.]].

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* StealthPun: ''Warrior-One'', a subterranean locomotive commissioned by Lincoln that can travel undetected anywhere in the US, making it a ''literal'' underground railroad[[hottip:*:The railroad[[note]]The real Underground Railroad was a network of hidden paths and safe houses for escaped slaves.]].[[/note]].
2nd Mar '13 3:32:19 PM BalogunOjetade
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Soon after, AbrahamLincoln is assassinated by the treacherous Booth, and Harriet's life becomes a lot more complicated when Secretary of War Stanton comes looking for her, convinced that Harriet kidnapped Margaret, and bringing a squad of superpowered assassins to take Harriet down. Harriet has superpowers of her own though, and her fantastic allies are more than willing to lend her a hand.

One of the first stories of what author Balogun Ojetade calls steam funk, SteamPunk with black theme. Currently consists of two novellas, ''Kings'' and ''Judges'', with more planned.

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Soon after, AbrahamLincoln Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by the treacherous Booth, and Harriet's life becomes a lot more complicated when Secretary of War Stanton comes looking for her, convinced that Harriet kidnapped Margaret, and bringing a squad of superpowered assassins to take Harriet down. Harriet has superpowers of her own though, and her fantastic allies are more than willing to lend her a hand.

One of the first stories of what author Balogun Ojetade calls steam funk, Steamfunk, SteamPunk with black theme.from an African / African-American perspective. Currently consists of two novellas, ''Kings'' and ''Judges'', with more planned.



* GadgeteerGenius: Baas Bello. It's said his Gift is to simply knowing how to build ''anything''.

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* GadgeteerGenius: Baas Bello. It's said his Gift is to simply knowing how to build ''anything''.
2nd Mar '13 2:36:23 PM Rabukurafuto
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* BodySurf: The Gift of [[spoiler:John Brown, allowing him to survive in John Wilkes Booth's body long after his hanging in 1859]].

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* BodySurf: The Gift of [[spoiler:John Brown, allowing him to survive in John Wilkes Booth's body long after his hanging in 1859]].1859, in turn leaving Booth when he's no longer useful]].
2nd Mar '13 2:29:36 PM Rabukurafuto
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* GadgeteerGenius: Baas Bello. It's said his Gift is to simply known how to build ''anything''.

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* GadgeteerGenius: Baas Bello. It's said his Gift is to simply known knowing how to build ''anything''.
2nd Mar '13 2:25:16 PM Rabukurafuto
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* HistoricalHeroUpgrade: Harriet Tubman, now with a HealingFactor, lethal fighting skills, and a MasterOfIllusion. She

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* HistoricalHeroUpgrade: Harriet Tubman, now with a HealingFactor, lethal fighting skills, and a MasterOfIllusion. She
2nd Mar '13 2:24:46 PM Rabukurafuto
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* BodySurf: The Gift of [[spoiler:John Brown, allowing him to survive in John Wilkes Booth's body long after his hanging in 1859]].
2nd Mar '13 2:17:59 PM Rabukurafuto
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* HistoricalBadassUpgrade: In a series full of historical figures, only a few avoid this trope, namely Lincoln, his friends and family with him when he's assassinated, Andrew Johnson, and Fredrick Douglas.
* HistoricalHeroUpgrade: Harriet Tubman, now with a HealingFactor, lethal fighting skills, and a MasterOfIllusion.
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Take your pick! We've got Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, actor John Wilkes Booth, chemist Louis Pasteur (a physician in this world instead), voodoo queen Marie Laveau, [[spoiler:inventor Benjamin Banneker, abolitionist John Brown]]...

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* CoolAirship: Baas Bello's ''Nefertiti''.
* EvilBrit: Mr. Enthwhistle, one of Stanton's hunters.
* GadgeteerGenius: Baas Bello. It's said his Gift is to simply known how to build ''anything''.
* GaslampFantasy: The SteamPunk machines are specifically created by combining magic with machinery.
* HistoricalBadassUpgrade: In a series full of historical figures, only a few avoid this trope, namely Lincoln, his friends and family with him when he's assassinated, Andrew Johnson, and Fredrick Douglas.Douglas ([[spoiler:although the real Douglas has yet to appear]]).
* HistoricalHeroUpgrade: Harriet Tubman, now with a HealingFactor, lethal fighting skills, and a MasterOfIllusion. \n She
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Take your pick! We've got Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, actor John Wilkes Booth, chemist Louis Pasteur (a physician in this world instead), voodoo queen Marie Laveau, [[spoiler:inventor Benjamin Banneker, abolitionist John Brown]]...Brown]]...
* NeverMessWithGranny: Mama Maybelle, a villainous example. She ''tears the limbs'' off innocents hiding in a church for getting in her way.
* StealthPun: ''Warrior-One'', a subterranean locomotive commissioned by Lincoln that can travel undetected anywhere in the US, making it a ''literal'' underground railroad[[hottip:*:The real Underground Railroad was a network of hidden paths and safe houses for escaped slaves.]].
1st Mar '13 5:04:18 AM Rabukurafuto
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AlternateHistory: The US (and presumably the rest of the world) has SteamPunk technology, FunctionalMagic, werewolves, and [[OurZombiesAreDeader ghuls]].
HistoricalBadassUpgrade: In a series full of historical figures, only a few avoid this trope, namely Lincoln, his friends and family with him when he's assassinated, Andrew Johnson, and Fredrick Douglas.
HistoricalHeroUpgrade: Harriet Tubman, now with a HealingFactor, lethal fighting skills, and a MasterOfIllusion.
HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Take your pick! We've got Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, actor John Wilkes Booth, chemist Louis Pasteur (a physician in this world instead), voodoo queen Marie Laveau, [[spoiler:inventor Benjamin Banneker, abolitionist John Brown]]...

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* AlternateHistory: The US (and presumably the rest of the world) has SteamPunk technology, FunctionalMagic, werewolves, and [[OurZombiesAreDeader [[OurZombiesAreDifferent ghuls]].
* HistoricalBadassUpgrade: In a series full of historical figures, only a few avoid this trope, namely Lincoln, his friends and family with him when he's assassinated, Andrew Johnson, and Fredrick Douglas.
* HistoricalHeroUpgrade: Harriet Tubman, now with a HealingFactor, lethal fighting skills, and a MasterOfIllusion.
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Take your pick! We've got Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, actor John Wilkes Booth, chemist Louis Pasteur (a physician in this world instead), voodoo queen Marie Laveau, [[spoiler:inventor Benjamin Banneker, abolitionist John Brown]]...
1st Mar '13 5:03:30 AM Rabukurafuto
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1st Mar '13 5:03:16 AM Rabukurafuto
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AlternateHistory: The US (and presumably the rest of the world) has SteamPunk technology, FunctionalMagic, werewolves, and [[OurZombiesAreDeader ghuls]].
HistoricalBadassUpgrade: In a series full of historical figures, only a few avoid this trope, namely Lincoln, his friends and family with him when he's assassinated, Andrew Johnson, and Fredrick Douglas.
HistoricalHeroUpgrade: Harriet Tubman, now with a HealingFactor, lethal fighting skills, and a MasterOfIllusion.
HistoricalVillainUpgrade: Take your pick! We've got Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, actor John Wilkes Booth, chemist Louis Pasteur (a physician in this world instead), voodoo queen Marie Laveau, [[spoiler:inventor Benjamin Banneker, abolitionist John Brown]]...
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