History Literature / NorthlandSeries

17th Apr '17 5:06:53 PM nombretomado
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No, these are not the StephenBaxter novels.

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No, these are not the StephenBaxter Creator/StephenBaxter novels.
3rd Nov '16 4:20:04 PM dlchen145
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** Well, zigzagged. Most cultures are BadAss in general, as they have to be to survive, but certainly not every character is BadAss.

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** Well, zigzagged. Most cultures are BadAss badass in general, as they have to be to survive, but certainly not every character is BadAss.badass.
2nd Nov '16 3:43:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* SacredHospitality: An important plot point, when Laika, a virtual prisoner euphemistically called a guest, declares a stranger to be under her protection. It works, but only because Laika is a respected BadAss.

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* SacredHospitality: An important plot point, when Laika, a virtual prisoner euphemistically called a guest, declares a stranger to be under her protection. It works, but only because Laika is a respected BadAss.badass.
30th Dec '15 10:59:33 PM jormis29
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Hazel May is a girl who on her fifteenth birthday learns that some members of her family have an ancient ability to travel to another world while they sleep. Guided by a mysterious old man and a [[TrueCompanions growing group of friends]], she travels the "Other Side", the source of dreams and myths, searching for a mysterious object that may be the WorldTree or the [[Literature/TheKalevala Sampo]]. However, the Maia family has not been searching for as long as [[EldritchAbomination one other creature...]]

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Hazel May is a girl who on her fifteenth birthday learns that some members of her family have an ancient ability to travel to another world while they sleep. Guided by a mysterious old man and a [[TrueCompanions growing group of friends]], she travels the "Other Side", the source of dreams and myths, searching for a mysterious object that may be the WorldTree or the [[Literature/TheKalevala Sampo]].TheSampo. However, the Maia family has not been searching for as long as [[EldritchAbomination one other creature...]]



* WorldTree: Yggdrasil, of course. The Sampo is the same thing. So is the Celtic triskellion sign. (It's complicated.)

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* WorldTree: Yggdrasil, of course. The Sampo TheSampo is the same thing. So is the Celtic triskellion sign. (It's complicated.)
22nd Jul '15 6:29:32 PM randomtroper89
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* FunctionalMagic: A part of everyday life on the Other Side. Unusually, not one of the main characters uses it, as it is the exclusive prerogative of magical creatures..

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* FunctionalMagic: A part of everyday life on the Other Side. Unusually, not one of the main characters uses it, as it is the exclusive prerogative of magical creatures..creatures...
* GambitPileup: Claybody. Hazel and Otsi want to [[AdventureArchaeologist investigate old tombs]]. Red Tom want to force them to fight his neighbours. Using magic, which they don't have, and [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness they don't want to let him know that]]. Laika wants to rescue them, but can't communicate with them or the Council. Skee-ga wants to kill Laika and break Hazel and Otsi out himself, in order to force them to find clues for Lazarus. Merkana wants to [[spoiler: [[TheStarscream off Skee-ga]]]]. Lazarus is [[spoiler: [[HiddenInPlainSight Biddy's assistant]]]]. And everybody's plans go haywire when [[spoiler: the Irish show up]].



* ThirtyXanatosPileup: Claybody. Hazel and Otsi want to [[AdventureArchaeologist investigate old tombs]]. Red Tom want to force them to fight his neighbours. Using magic, which they don't have, and [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness they don't want to let him know that]]. Laika wants to rescue them, but can't communicate with them or the Council. Skee-ga wants to kill Laika and break Hazel and Otsi out himself, in order to force them to find clues for Lazarus. Merkana wants to [[spoiler: [[TheStarscream off Skee-ga]]]]. Lazarus is [[spoiler: [[HiddenInPlainSight Biddy's assistant]]]]. And everybody's plans go haywire when [[spoiler: the Irish show up]].
27th Mar '15 5:50:14 AM CorporalPie
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27th Mar '15 5:42:26 AM CorporalPie
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27th Mar '15 5:31:45 AM CorporalPie
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27th Oct '14 5:34:26 PM LongLiveHumour
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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: Is the old woman in the forest BabaYaga? We will never know.

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: Is the old woman in the forest BabaYaga? Literature/BabaYaga? We will never know.
30th Jul '14 7:24:01 AM SeptimusHeap
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* IDontWantToDie: Sabkai.
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