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6th Dec '16 3:12:18 PM Syria
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* BearerOfBadNews: Toby has to be this in Rosemary and Rue for the Torquills

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* BearerOfBadNews: Toby has to be this in Rosemary ''Rosemary and Rue Rue'' for the TorquillsTorquills.
6th Dec '16 3:11:01 PM Syria
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** In ''Chimes At Midnight''[[spoiler: Tybalt collapses again and Toby has to make a deal with the Night Haunts to find out how to save him before it's too late.]]
** In ''Once Broken Faith'' Tybalt [[spoiler: collapses again and has to be "elfshot" until a healer can be found. Different from the second case in that it was not from overexertion but from being impaled through the torso with a serrated stake]].

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** In ''Chimes At Midnight''[[spoiler: Midnight'',[[spoiler: Tybalt collapses again and Toby has to make a deal with the Night Haunts to find out how to save him before it's too late.]]
** In ''Once Broken Faith'' Faith'', Tybalt [[spoiler: collapses again and has to be "elfshot" until a healer can be found. Different from the second case in that it was not from overexertion but from being impaled through the torso with a serrated stake]].



* ArrestedForHeroism: Toby in Late Eclipses

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* ArrestedForHeroism: Toby in Late Eclipses''Late Eclipses''.
6th Dec '16 3:09:06 PM Syria
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** In ''Once Broken Faith'' Tybalt [[collapses again and has to be "elfshot" until a healer can be found. Different from the second case in that it was not from overexerction but from being implaled through the torso with a serrated stake]].

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** In ''Once Broken Faith'' Tybalt [[collapses [[spoiler: collapses again and has to be "elfshot" until a healer can be found. Different from the second case in that it was not from overexerction overexertion but from being implaled impaled through the torso with a serrated stake]].
4th Dec '16 7:36:34 PM Tuckerscreator
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* FaceDeathWithDignity: Toby, often

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* FaceDeathWithDignity: Toby, oftenoften.
* FakePeriodExcuse: The first book has Toby begging off work by implying her period is troubling her to her manager at her mortal job.
22nd Oct '16 4:56:16 PM cordychase
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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: Sylvester, Toby and Etienne

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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: Sylvester, Toby and EtienneEtienne.



* BadassAndChildDuo: In ''Once Broken Faith'', [[spoiler: Karen and the ''Luidaeg''.]]



* BeneathSuspicion: How [[spoiler: Oleander]] gets into Shadowed Hills
* BenevolentBoss: Sylvester and January

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* BeneathSuspicion: How [[spoiler: Oleander]] gets into Shadowed Hills
Hills. Also the reason why Toby herself accidentally overlooks one of the culprits in ''Once Broken Faith''; she's shocked and disturbed to realize she's started thinking more like a pureblood than a human.
* BenevolentBoss: Sylvester and JanuaryJanuary. Also, the High King and Queen of the Westlands.



** WordOfGod states that this is true of all faries and most changelings; bar Toby who was born in the '50's

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** WordOfGod states that this is true of all faries faeries and most changelings; bar Toby who was born in the '50's



* CatsAreMagic: Faerie superstition goes that, so long as a cat exists, the memory of the fae will go on.

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* CatsAreMagic: Faerie superstition goes that, so long as a cat exists, the memory of the fae will go on. Also, Toby's cats apparently report to Tybalt, although they don't have other magical qualities.



* ConverseWithTheUnconscious: Tybalt does this when Toby is getting over severe iron poisoning

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* ConverseWithTheUnconscious: Tybalt does this when Toby is getting over severe iron poisoningpoisoning. Toby does it back when [[spoiler: he's in an elfshot-induced slumber after getting stabbed]].



* DangerousWorkplace: ALH

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* DangerousWorkplace: ALHALH. A serial killer on-site tends to do that.



* DebtDetester: All of Faerie

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* DebtDetester: All of FaerieFaerie, to the point that even saying "thank you" is considered very rude (when [[spoiler: Arden]], who got used to living with mortals, claims her birthright, she accidentally thanks some of her staff and they're so offended they quit).



* DyingRace: the Roane

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* DyingRace: the RoaneRoane, mainly because they were skinned to make Selkies. This is why the Luidaeg and the Selkies do ''not'' get along.



* EquivalentExchange: The Luidaeg runs on this

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* EquivalentExchange: The Luidaeg runs on thisthis. In later books it's revealed she charges so harshly because she's not ''allowed'' to refuse a deal, so the best she can do is make the price too high.



** According to the Chrysanthe and Theron, fae with obvious animal characteristics were once looked down upon as much as changelings were, until changelings became more common and drew the purebloods' ire.



** Also Sylvester to Gillian, apparently.

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** Also Sylvester to Gillian, apparently. Or he was.



* IdenticalTwinIDTag: May's blue and magenta hair streaks.

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* IdenticalTwinIDTag: May's blue and magenta hair streaks.streaks, although they vanish whenever Toby gets too close to mortal danger.



* IdentityAbsorption: The night-haunts

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* IdentityAbsorption: The night-hauntsnight-haunts. They keep the identity for an equivalent amount of time to the person's life, out of respect.



* IrrationalHatred: Both Julie and Raysel hate Toby for things that were out of her control

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* IrrationalHatred: Both Julie and Raysel hate Toby for things that were out of her controlcontrol, although Raysel at least has the excuse of being deeply traumatized and constantly attacked by her own biology.



* LoveObstructingParents: Connor's forbid him from seeing Toby

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* LoveObstructingParents: Connor's forbid him from seeing TobyToby, because she's a changeling and therefore beneath his station (even though her mother is a Firstborn).



* ScienceIsUseless: Averted by Walther

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* ScienceIsUseless: Averted by WaltherWalther, and also by Karen's sister Cassandra, who's studying the physics of knowes.



* SourOutsideSadInside: the Luidaeg
* StarCrossedLovers: Pureblood and human relationships are almost always star-crossed. Toby refers to this as the "faerie bride" act, and notes that it never ends well.

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* SourOutsideSadInside: the Luidaeg
The Luidaeg.
* StarCrossedLovers: Pureblood and human relationships are almost always star-crossed. Toby refers to this as the "faerie bride" act, and notes that it never ends well. [[spoiler: Except for Bridget and Etienne, that is.]]



* {{Synchronization}}: May freaks out when this starts happening again between her and Toby

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* {{Synchronization}}: May freaks out when this starts happening again between her and TobyToby, because it means Toby is in mortal danger.
4th Oct '16 7:53:07 AM mlsmithca
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*** [[spoiler: As of "Once Broken Faith" Toby start realizing after she [[IGotBetter falling to her death]] that a lot of her close calls in earlier books [[spoiler: were actually this.]]

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*** ** [[spoiler: As of "Once Broken Faith" Toby start starts realizing after she [[IGotBetter falling fell to her death]] that a lot of her close calls in earlier books [[spoiler: were actually this.]]



* BigScrewedUpFamily: All of the Firstborn are this
* BizarreTasteInFood: Lucky Charms in coffee instead of milk

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* BigScrewedUpFamily: All of the Firstborn are this
this.
* BizarreTasteInFood: Lucky Charms in coffee instead of milkmilk.
3rd Oct '16 5:53:28 PM BlackGryphon101
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** Toby receives a bouquet of blue and white ice roses plus rosebay from someone who is magically bound from speaking as a way of warning her.

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** Toby receives a bouquet of blue and white ice roses plus rosebay rose-bay from someone who is magically bound from speaking as a way of warning her.



** subverted as it just got him killed because another arrow hits her immediately afterward.



** Tybalt, toward Raj.

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** Tybalt, toward Raj.Raj his nephew.



** Several characters use arrows dipped in elf-shot, which sends fae to sleep for a hundred years. It's fatal to humans and changelings, though.

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** Several characters use arrows dipped in elf-shot, which sends fae to sleep for a hundred years. It's fatal to humans and changelings, though. Sometime it's altered to kill purebloods as well.



* SanitySlippage: During Toby's missing 14 years, Sylvester had a back-and-forth case stemming from the grief of missing his wife, his child, and one of his most beloved knights.

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* SanitySlippage: During Toby's missing 14 years, Sylvester had a back-and-forth case stemming from the grief of missing his wife, his child, and one of his most beloved knights.knights [[spoiler: who is his brothers stepdaughter]].



*** Who had a sister named Dawn.

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*** Who had a sister named Dawn. [[spoiler: who might actually be her daughter since Evening's actually Firstborn]].
3rd Oct '16 5:37:54 PM BlackGryphon101
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** In ''Once Broken Faith'' Tybalt [[collapses again and has to be "elfshot" until a healer can be found. Different from the second case in that it was not from overexerction but from being implaled through the torso with a serrated stake]].



* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: Countess Evening Winterrose who was actually never dead]], and it's such an amazing miracle to the fae that they never consider that might not be a good thing.

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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: Countess Evening Winterrose who was actually never dead]], and it's such an amazing miracle to the fae that they never consider that might not be a good thing. [[spoiler: It's definitely NOT.]]



*** [[spoiler: As of "Once Broken Faith" Toby start realizing after she [[IGotBetter falling to her death]] that a lot of her close calls in earlier books [[spoiler: were actually this.]]



** WordOfGod states that this is true of all faries and most changelings; bar Toby who was born in the '50's



** Raj, Karen, Dean Lorden, and Chelsea are also teenagers and are also this.



*** This does not affect those subordinates whose loyalties to kith or kin come before sworn loyalty; for instance [[spoiler: Etienne's loyalty to his wife and daughter trumps his loyalty to Sylvester]] and [[spoiler: Dean Lorden's loyalty to his mother allows him to resist Eira Rosynhwyr]] when he comes face to face with her.



** Amandine is deceptive to Toby and pretty much most of the rest of the faerie about [[spoiler:Toby's true bloodlines.]]

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** Amandine is deceptive to Toby and pretty much most of the rest of the faerie about [[spoiler:Toby's true bloodlines.]]]] The other [[spoiler: Firstborn]] know her as Amandine the "Liar"



* DoctorsOrders: Jin tries this in ''Ashes of Honor''

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* DoctorsOrders: Jin tries this in ''Ashes of Honor''Honor'' and again in ''Once Broken Faith''.


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** None of the Firstborn are.
3rd Oct '16 5:09:50 PM BlackGryphon101
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* "Dreams and Slumbers", in which Arden struggles with balancing her new life as "Queen in the Mists" with her old life as a bookseller. While dealing with her decision to wake her brother Nolan from his cursed sleep.
9th Sep '16 9:49:20 PM ryg
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* ''Once Broken Faith'' (September 2016)



* ''Once Broken Faith''
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