History Literature / OctoberDaye

11th May '17 3:56:36 PM InsanityPrelude
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* ''A Rose-Red Chain'' (September 2015)

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* ''A Rose-Red Red-Rose Chain'' (September 2015)



* BiTheWay: In ''A Rose-Red Chain'', Toby discovers a picture on Quentin's phone of his apparent new boyfriend [[spoiler: Dean Lorden]].

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* BiTheWay: In ''A Rose-Red Red-Rose Chain'', Toby discovers a picture on Quentin's phone of his apparent new boyfriend [[spoiler: Dean Lorden]].



* IdenticalTwinIDTag: May's blue and magenta hair streaks, although they vanish whenever Toby gets too close to mortal danger. She temporarily removes them in ''A Rose-Red Chain'' to make herself draw less attention.

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* IdenticalTwinIDTag: May's blue and magenta hair streaks, although they vanish whenever Toby gets too close to mortal danger. She temporarily removes them in ''A Rose-Red Red-Rose Chain'' to make herself draw less attention.



** In ''A Rose-Red Chain'', we discover Walther's long lost entire family.

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** In ''A Rose-Red Red-Rose Chain'', we discover Walther's long lost entire family.



* TheNameless: The former Queen of the Mists, as revealed in ''A Rose-Red Chain''. She sold it in exchange for power, which she then lost thanks to Toby.

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* TheNameless: The former Queen of the Mists, as revealed in ''A Rose-Red Red-Rose Chain''. She sold it in exchange for power, which she then lost thanks to Toby.
11th May '17 1:43:01 PM FordPrefect
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* BiTheWay: In "A Red Rose Chain" Toby discovers a picture on Quentin's phone of his apparent new boyfriend [[spoiler: Dean Lorden]].

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* BiTheWay: In "A Red Rose Chain" ''A Rose-Red Chain'', Toby discovers a picture on Quentin's phone of his apparent new boyfriend [[spoiler: Dean Lorden]].



* IdenticalTwinIDTag: May's blue and magenta hair streaks, although they vanish whenever Toby gets too close to mortal danger. She temporarily removes them in "A Red Rose Chain" to make herself draw less attention.

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* IdenticalTwinIDTag: May's blue and magenta hair streaks, although they vanish whenever Toby gets too close to mortal danger. She temporarily removes them in "A Red Rose Chain" ''A Rose-Red Chain'' to make herself draw less attention.



** In "A Red Rose Chain" we discover Walther's long lost entire family.

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** In "A Red Rose Chain" ''A Rose-Red Chain'', we discover Walther's long lost entire family.



* TheNameless: The former Queen of the Mists, as revealed in ''A Red-Rose Chain''. She sold it in exchange for power, which she then lost thanks to Toby.

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* TheNameless: The former Queen of the Mists, as revealed in ''A Red-Rose Rose-Red Chain''. She sold it in exchange for power, which she then lost thanks to Toby.
11th Mar '17 4:00:34 PM nombretomado
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** ''A Local Habitation'' from ''AMidsummerNightsDream''
** ''An Artificial Night'' from ''RomeoAndJuliet''

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** ''A Local Habitation'' from ''AMidsummerNightsDream''
''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream''
** ''An Artificial Night'' from ''RomeoAndJuliet''''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''
2nd Feb '17 6:04:30 AM Morgenthaler
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** Quentin, being from Canada, is a fan of GreatBigSea, and quotes their songs to cast some of his spells.

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** Quentin, being from Canada, is a fan of GreatBigSea, Music/GreatBigSea, and quotes their songs to cast some of his spells.
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* DeathOfAThousandCuts: the Blood Road's toll is a painless version of this.

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* DeathOfAThousandCuts: the The Blood Road's toll is a painless version of this.



%* {{Delinquent}}: Manuel, Dare and everyone else at Home

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%* * {{Delinquent}}: The changelings of Home, including Manuel, Dare Dare, and everyone else at Homepreviously Toby. Many were street kids to begin with, and aren't above theft and petty crime to get by.



* DisappearedDad: Mainly because he was unaware of the child's existence, [[spoiler: Sir Etienne of Shadowed Hills]]. Once he becomes aware of the child's existence, he steps up and the trope stops applying.
* DoctorsOrders: Jin tries this in ''Ashes of Honor'' and again in ''Once Broken Faith''.
* DoesNotKnowHowToSayThanks: All of Faerie
* DreamingOfThingsGoneBy: [[spoiler: Karen]] ends up with this ability

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* DisappearedDad: Mainly because he was unaware of the child's existence, [[spoiler: Sir Etienne of Shadowed Hills]]. Once he becomes aware of the child's existence, knows about it, he steps up and the trope stops applying.
* DoctorsOrders: Jin tries to pull this to make Toby rest in ''Ashes of Honor'' and again in ''Once Broken Faith''.
Faith''. Toby being the recklessly heroic woman she is, it doesn't work.
* DoesNotKnowHowToSayThanks: All of Faerie
Faerie. Thanking someone is either very rude or ''very'' serious among the fae because it [[DebtDetester implies a debt]] to the thank-ee.
* DreamingOfThingsGoneBy: [[spoiler: Karen]] ends up with this abilityability as part of her rare power of oneiromancy.



* DwindlingParty: The group in ALH goes from seven people down to two

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* DwindlingParty: The group in ALH goes from seven people down to twotwo over the course of the book.



* EatingTheEyeCandy: Toby has no trouble appreciating Tybalt's skin-tight leather pants
* EmergencyImpersonation: May has to do this for Toby every once and a while
* EnemyMine: [[spoiler: Raysel and Oleander's partnership]]
* EntitledBastard: Dugan Harrow, and Quentin until Toby befriends him

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* EatingTheEyeCandy: Toby has no trouble appreciating Tybalt's skin-tight leather pants
pants even before [[spoiler:they officially become a couple.]]
* EmergencyImpersonation: May has to do use her similarity to Toby [[spoiler:as her Fetch]] to pull this for Toby every once and a while
*
while.
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EnemyMine: [[spoiler: Raysel and Oleander's partnership]]
* EntitledBastard: Dugan Harrow, and Quentin until Toby befriends himstarts out stiff and snobby about his pureblood status, but quickly softens up once he starts hanging around Toby.



* EveryoneCanSeeIt: Toby and Tybalt
* EvilCannotComprehendGood: Samson
* FaceDeathWithDignity: Toby, often.

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* EveryoneCanSeeIt: Toby and Tybalt
*
Tybalt's friends figured out how they felt long before either of them did.
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EvilCannotComprehendGood: Samson
* FaceDeathWithDignity: Toby, often.Toby tries to do this multiple times, but always manages to escape with her life somehow.



* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler: Evening Winterrose]]
* FamedInStory: Toby after An Artificial Night

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* %%* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler: Evening Winterrose]]
* %%* FamedInStory: Toby after An Artificial Night



* FantasticRacism: Changelings are seen as inferior by many pureblood fae, and some of them are very nasty about it. Since October herself is not only a Changeling but the first one to ever be granted a knighthood, this comes up a lot.

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* FantasticRacism: FantasticRacism:
**
Changelings are seen as inferior by many pureblood fae, and some of them are very nasty about it. Since October herself is not only a Changeling but the first one to ever be granted a knighthood, this comes up a lot.



* FateWorseThanDeath: [[spoiler: Arguably, what happens to everyone who dies at ALH, because their memories aren't preserved by the nighthaunts. January doesn't even get digitized into the computer, so she's the first truly gone fairy in a long time.]]
* FearIsTheAppropriateResponse: the Luidaeg knows that her brother isn't someone to challenge lightly
** None of the Firstborn are.
* FieryCoverup: Often the result of the Changeling's Choice, no matter what the child actually chose
* FingerInTheMail: The Lorden's receive a box with Dean's finger in ''One Salt Sea''

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* FateWorseThanDeath: [[spoiler: Arguably, By fairy standards this is what happens to everyone who dies the deaths of [[spoiler:the victims at ALH, ALH are, because their memories aren't preserved by the nighthaunts.night-haunts. January doesn't even get digitized into the computer, so she's the first truly gone fairy in a long time.]]
* FearIsTheAppropriateResponse: the The Luidaeg knows that her brother isn't someone to challenge lightly
**
lightly. None of the Firstborn are.
* FieryCoverup: Often the result of the Changeling's Choice, no matter what the child actually chose
chose: either their mortal parent suffers a tragic "accident," or if the child chooses to stay human, [[OffingTheOffspring they do too.]]
* FingerInTheMail: The Lorden's receive a box with Dean's finger after he is kidnapped in ''One Salt Sea''Sea''.



* FlowerMotifs: Luna gives Connor a basket of love-lies-a-bleeding and love-in-idleness to beg him to love her daughter.

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* FlowerMotifs: FlowerMotifs:
**
Luna gives Connor a basket of love-lies-a-bleeding and love-in-idleness to beg him to love her daughter.



* FugitiveArc: Toby spends the latter part of Late Eclipses fleeing justice

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* FugitiveArc: Toby spends the latter part of Late Eclipses fleeing justicejustice.



* GettingSmiliesPaintedOnYourSoul: Blind Michael's MO

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* %%* GettingSmiliesPaintedOnYourSoul: Blind Michael's MO



* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: the Queen of the Mists is not a stable monarch by any means

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* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: the The Queen of the Mists is not a stable monarch by any meansmeans.



* GracefulInTheirElement: All of the sea fae
* GroinAttack: Etienne does this to [[spoiler: Dugan the Daoine Sidhe since the latter was holding an iron knife and that meant that all bets were off regarding a fair fight]].
* HalfHumanHybrid: Also quarter-human, three-quarters-human, five-sixteeths-human... The more human a character is, the less illusion they need to pass themselves off as normal, but the less magical power they possess.

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* %%* GracefulInTheirElement: All of the sea fae
fae.
* GroinAttack: Etienne does this to [[spoiler: Dugan the Daoine Sidhe Sidhe]], since the latter was holding an iron knife and that meant that all bets were off regarding a fair fight]].
fight.
* HalfHumanHybrid: Also quarter-human, three-quarters-human, five-sixteeths-human... The more human a character is, the less illusion they need to pass themselves off as normal, but the less magical power they possess. Particularly "thin-blooded" changelings can't even see a lot of the faerie world without magical assistance.



* HealingSpring: Any Undine's spring
* HerHeartWillGoOn: Toby has lost a lot
* HeroicRROD: Toby about halfway through Rosemary and Rue
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Connor the Selkie]] jumped in front of a projectile meant for [[spoiler: October's daughter Gillian]].
** subverted as it just got him killed because another arrow hits her immediately afterward.

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* HealingSpring: Any Undine's spring
spring has this effect.
* HerHeartWillGoOn: Toby has lost a lot
*
lot over the course of the series: her family, her human husband and daughter, fourteen years of her life (due to being trapped as a fish), [[spoiler:her lover, a good chunk of her humanity]]... She always pushes forward regardless, though it takes a geas to get her moving again after the fish thing.
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HeroicRROD: Toby about halfway through Rosemary and Rue
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Connor the Selkie]] jumped in front of a projectile meant for [[spoiler: October's daughter Gillian]].
** subverted
Gillian]]. Subverted as it [[spoiler:it just got him killed killed, because another arrow hits her immediately afterward.]]



* HistoricalRapSheet: Oleander has one that scares even adult fae
* HonoraryUncle: Toby is "Auntie Birdie" to all of Mitch and Stacy's kids.
** Also Sylvester to Gillian, apparently. Or he was.
* HurtingHero: Toby, often
* IdenticalTwinIDTag: May's blue and magenta hair streaks, although they vanish whenever Toby gets too close to mortal danger.
** May temporarily removes them in "A Red Rose Chain" to make herself draw less attention.
* IdentityAbsorption: The night-haunts. They keep the identity for an equivalent amount of time to the person's life, out of respect.

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* HistoricalRapSheet: Oleander has one that scares even adult fae
fae. Rumor has it she was responsible for half the assassinations among the fae in the past century.
* HonoraryUncle: HonoraryUncle:
**
Toby is "Auntie Birdie" to all of Mitch and Stacy's kids.
** Also Sylvester to Gillian, apparently. Or he was.
before Toby was trapped in the koi pond.
* HurtingHero: Toby, often
often. If she's not getting put through the wringer physically ([[BloodMagic frequently by her own hand!]]), she's probably getting smacked down emotionally. Sometimes it's both.
* IdenticalTwinIDTag: May's blue and magenta hair streaks, although they vanish whenever Toby gets too close to mortal danger.
** May
danger. She temporarily removes them in "A Red Rose Chain" to make herself draw less attention.
* IdentityAbsorption: The night-haunts. They keep the identity for an equivalent amount of time to the person's life, life out of respect.



* IntergenerationalFriendship: Toby has a wide variety of these, given the nature of the fae.
* InterspeciesRomance: Most romances in this series are between different lines of the Fae or between Fae, Changelings, and/or humans. Extra points go to the Lourdens for having a land fae marrying a sea fae.

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* IntergenerationalFriendship: Toby has a wide variety of these, given the long-lived nature of the fae.
* InterspeciesRomance: Most romances in this series are between different lines of the Fae or between Fae, Changelings, and/or humans. Extra points go to the Lourdens Lordens for having a land fae marrying a sea fae.



* IShouldHaveBeenBetter: Toby about any of her failures
* ItsPersonal: Raysel goes too far in One Salt Sea when [[spoiler: she kidnaps Gilly]]
* ItWasAGift: After the events at ALH, Quentin was gifted with the hippocampi.
* IWantGrandkids: Toby guesses this for Luna and quickly realizes it's implausible.
* JanitorImpersonationInfiltration: How [[spoiler: Oleander]] got into Shadowed Hills
* JurisdictionFriction: Used against the Tea Gardens whenever possible to try to force them to give up their independence
* KangarooCourt: the Queen of the Mists tries this on Toby in Late Eclipses

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* IShouldHaveBeenBetter: Toby about any of her failures
failures.
* ItsPersonal: Raysel goes too far in One ''One Salt Sea Sea'' when [[spoiler: she kidnaps Gilly]]
Gilly]].
* ItWasAGift: After the events at ALH, Quentin was gifted with the pet hippocampi.
* IWantGrandkids: Toby guesses this for about Luna and quickly realizes it's implausible.
* JanitorImpersonationInfiltration: How [[spoiler: Oleander]] got into Shadowed Hills
Hills in ''Late Eclipses''.
* JurisdictionFriction: Used against the Tea Gardens whenever possible to try to force them to give up their independence
independence.
* KangarooCourt: the The Queen of the Mists tries this on Toby in Late Eclipses''Late Eclipses''.



* KnifeNut: Toby, courtesy of Dare.
* LeaveTheTwoLovebirdsAlone: Melly's response to Etienne's attempts to take Toby and Connor to see Sylvester in Late Eclipses
* LightIsNotGood: Titania's children are much more bloodthirsty than Maeve's
* LongLostRelative: [[spoiler: The Luidaeg is Toby's aunt!]]

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* KnifeNut: Toby, courtesy of Dare.
* LeaveTheTwoLovebirdsAlone: Melly's response to Etienne's attempts to take Toby and Connor to see Sylvester in Late Eclipses
''Late Eclipses''.
* LightIsNotGood: Titania's children are much more bloodthirsty than Maeve's
Maeve's, even though Titania is the Summer Queen.
* LongLostRelative: LongLostRelative:
**
[[spoiler: The Luidaeg is Toby's aunt!]]



** In ''Chimes At Midnight'', Toby discovers some long lost relatives of [[spoiler: King Gilead]].
** In ''The Winter Long'', It's revealed that [[spoiler: Simon Torquill is October's stepfather and through his marriage to Amandine, she has a half sister named August.]]

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** In ''Chimes At Midnight'', Toby discovers some long lost relatives of [[spoiler: King Gilead]].
Gilad]].
** In ''The Winter Long'', It's it's revealed that [[spoiler: Simon Torquill is October's stepfather and through his marriage to Amandine, she has a half sister named August.]]



* MadScientist: The staff of ALH. Mad coders, maybe.
* TheMagicVersusTechnologyWar: Subverted as ALH uses both together in ''A Local Habitation''.
* MakeUpIsEvil: It can look like a downtown whore if overdone.
* MamaBear: Toby. Although Stacy is a mother whose kids are still present, she falls apart when they're endangered. Toby, on the other hand, rushes to the rescue of other people's children (and her own), and Oberon help anything that gets in her way.

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* MadScientist: The staff of ALH. Mad coders, maybe.
* TheMagicVersusTechnologyWar: Subverted as ALH uses both together in ''A Local Habitation''.
* MakeUpIsEvil: It can look
is working on making this a thing of the past with things like a downtown whore if overdone.
enchanted cell phones.
* MamaBear: Toby. Although Stacy is a mother whose kids are still present, she falls apart when they're endangered. Toby, on the other hand, MamaBear:
** Toby frequently
rushes to the rescue of not only her own, but other people's children (and her own), children, and Oberon help anything that gets in her way.



** Dianda Lorden, who also is an ActionMom, and loves a good fight.

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** Dianda Lorden, who also Lorden is an ActionMom, a hot-tempered ActionMom and loves a good fight.



* MilesToGoBeforeISleep: Toby, often in the last third of any given book
* MissingMom: Toby became one without her consent when she was turned into a fish for 14 years.
** Amandine is counted among the missing as well, though she does show up when the chips are down.
* MistakenForCheating: Connor and Toby
* MonsterProgenitor: All of the firstborn, to varying extents
* MotiveRant: [[spoiler: Raysel]] gives one to Toby in Late Eclipses
* MuggleAndMagicalLoveTriangle: Cliff and Devin for Toby

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* MilesToGoBeforeISleep: Toby, often in the last third of any given book
book.
* MissingMom: MissingMom:
**
Toby became one without her consent when she was turned into a fish for 14 years.
** Amandine is counted among the may as well be missing as well, most of the time, though she does show up when the chips are down.
down in [[spoiler:''Late Eclipses'']].
* MistakenForCheating: Connor and Toby
Toby. Not without reason, since they ''are'' old flames.
* MonsterProgenitor: All of the firstborn, Firstborn to varying extents
extents, but particularly the children of Maeve.
* MotiveRant: [[spoiler: Raysel]] gives one to Toby in Late Eclipses
''Late Eclipses''.
* MuggleAndMagicalLoveTriangle: Cliff (the Muggle) and Devin (the Magical) for TobyToby; she chose Cliff.



* MugglesDoItBetter: Toby points out that for all the wonders of Faerie, it took mortals to come up with flush toilets
* TheNameless: The former Queen of the Mists as revealed in "A Red Rose Chain". She sold it in exchange for power, which she then lost thanks to Toby.

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* MugglesDoItBetter: Toby points out that for all the wonders of Faerie, it took mortals to come up with flush toilets
toilets.
* TheNameless: The former Queen of the Mists Mists, as revealed in "A Red Rose Chain".''A Red-Rose Chain''. She sold it in exchange for power, which she then lost thanks to Toby.



* NighInvulnerable: As of the latest books, [[spoiler:Toby herself,]] thanks to a HealingFactor strong enough to recover from just about anything up through [[spoiler:being stabbed in the heart.]]
* NoBisexuals: Averted- Liz has at least had relationships with both sexes.
** Tybalt as well, as per Forbid the Sea.

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* NighInvulnerable: As of the latest books, [[spoiler:Toby herself,]] thanks to a HealingFactor strong enough to recover from just about anything up through including [[spoiler:being stabbed in the heart.]]
* NoBisexuals: NoBisexuals:
**
Averted- Liz has at least Liz, Tybalt, and Quentin have all had relationships with both sexes.
** Tybalt as well, as per Forbid the Sea.
sexes.



* NonLinearCharacter: Mary the Roane appears to be this.

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* %%* NonLinearCharacter: Mary the Roane appears to be this.



* TheNoseKnows: Tybalt, though he repeatedly stresses that he's not a bloodhound.

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* TheNoseKnows: TheNoseKnows:
**
Tybalt, though he repeatedly stresses that he's not a bloodhound.



* NotAllowedToGrowUp: Blind Michael's children

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* NotAllowedToGrowUp: The fate of the children stolen by Blind Michael's childrenMichael.



* OhCrap: Toby gets hit with an evil pie in ''Chimes at Midnight''. Not such an "oh crap" moment by itself, except the filling is instantly and unbreakably addictive; requiring her to eat more or starve to death in withdrawal.

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* OhCrap: Toby gets hit with an evil pie in ''Chimes at Midnight''. Not such an "oh crap" moment by itself, except the filling is instantly and unbreakably addictive; addictive, requiring her to eat more or starve to death in withdrawal.



* TheOneWhoMadeItOut: Toby is this for Home

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* TheOneWhoMadeItOut: Toby is this for HomeHome.



* OracularUrchin: [[spoiler: Karen]] eventually
* OurMermaidsAreDifferent

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* OracularUrchin: [[spoiler: Karen]] eventually
*
eventually, once her oneiromancer powers develop.
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OurMermaidsAreDifferent



** Tybalt, toward Raj his nephew.

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** Tybalt, toward Raj his nephew.nephew Raj.
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%% Please add a description to give context to the commented-out examples before restoring them.



* AlchemyIsMagic: Walther's specialty

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* AlchemyIsMagic: Alchemy is Walther's specialtymagical specialty, and a natural fit with his day job as a chemistry professor.



* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: [[spoiler: Blind Michael planned to do this to Toby, at Acacia's expense]]

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* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: [[spoiler: Blind Michael planned to do this to Toby, at Acacia's expense]]expense.]]



* AntagonisticOffspring: Rayseline is this for Sylvester and Luna

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* AntagonisticOffspring: Rayseline is this for to Sylvester and Luna after her years of captivity turned her AxCrazy and she [[spoiler:gets involved in a conspiracy with Oleander.]]



* ArrestedForHeroism: Toby in ''Late Eclipses''.

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* %%* ArrestedForHeroism: Toby in ''Late Eclipses''.



* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: Sylvester, Toby and Etienne.
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: The above will prove it if you'd like

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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: Sylvester, Toby Undersea nobility are expected to be warriors; their culture is a bit bloodier than that of the land fae. Dianda Lorden and Etienne.
her "if it can be solved by punching it, do so" attitude are no exception.
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: The above will prove it if you'd likeSylvester, Duke of Shadowed Hills and hero of the realm; Toby, knight, hero and [[spoiler:briefly Countess of Goldengreen]]; the aforementioned Duchess Dianda; and others.



* AxCrazy: Rayseline, and the BigBad of each book, to varying degrees.

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* AxCrazy: Rayseline, Rayseline was driven mad by a traumatic kidnapping and the BigBad her own self-contradictory mixture of each book, to varying degrees.bloodlines.



** Said to be a racial hazard for anyone with mixed blood of two different faerie races due to the blood warring with itself. All characters with mixed blood have shown some degree of instability somewhat increasing in proportion to just how much of a mixed heritage they have. The Queen of the Mists with three different bloodlines within two generations is a clear example and Toby and Luna theorize later on that part of the reason Rayseline went so far off the reservation was due to her heritage.
* 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: Alex, and the Luidaeg,]] both courtesy of [[spoiler: Toby's Dochas Sidhe powers]].
** [[spoiler: As of "Once Broken Faith" Toby starts realizing after she fell to her death]] that a lot of her close calls in earlier books [[spoiler: were actually this.]]
* BadDreams: About being a fish.
* BadassAndChildDuo: In ''Once Broken Faith'', [[spoiler: Karen and the ''Luidaeg''.]]

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** Said to be a racial hazard for anyone with mixed blood of two different faerie races due to the blood warring with itself. All Most characters with mixed blood have shown some degree of instability somewhat instability, increasing in proportion to just how much of a mixed heritage they have. The Queen of the Mists Mists, with three different bloodlines within two generations generations, is a clear example example, and Toby and Luna theorize later on that part of the reason Rayseline went so far off the reservation was due to her heritage.
* 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. thing.
**
[[spoiler: It's definitely NOT.Alex and the Luidaeg,]] both courtesy of [[spoiler: Toby's Dochas Sidhe powers]].
** [[spoiler: As of "Once Broken Faith" Toby starts realizing after she fell to her death]] that some of her close calls in earlier books [[spoiler: were actually this.
]]
** [[spoiler: Alex, and the Luidaeg,]] both courtesy of [[spoiler: Toby's Dochas Sidhe powers]].
** [[spoiler: As of "Once Broken Faith" Toby starts realizing after she fell to her death]] that a lot of her close calls in earlier books [[spoiler: were actually this.]]
* BadDreams: About Toby has nightmares about being a fish.
fish after spending fourteen years trapped as one.
* BadassAndChildDuo: In ''Once Broken Faith'', [[spoiler: Karen and is the ''Luidaeg''.child. The ''Luidaeg'' is the badass]], there to protect her from [[spoiler:Eira Rosynhwyr, who has been threatening her in her dreams.]]



* BelligerentSexualTension: October and Tybalt

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* %%* BelligerentSexualTension: October and Tybalt



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

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



* BigScrewedUpFamily: All of the Firstborn are this.

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* BigScrewedUpFamily: All of the Firstborn are this.this, being half-siblings at the least.



* BloodMagic: The Daoine Sidhe (and any changelings descended from them) are particularly good at it, as are The Luidaeg many other faeries descended from Maeve.
** [[spoiler: Dochas Sidhe are even better.]]

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* BloodMagic: The Daoine Sidhe (and any changelings descended from them) are particularly good at it, as are The Luidaeg many other faeries descended from Maeve.
** [[spoiler:
Maeve. [[spoiler:Amandine and her daughter race, the Dochas Sidhe Sidhe]] are even better.]]



* BrokenBird: Toby and the Luidaeg

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* %%* BrokenBird: Toby and the Luidaeg



* TheCallLeftAMessage: Countess Evening Winterrose's phone message.

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* TheCallLeftAMessage: Countess Evening Winterrose's phone message.message at the beginning of the first book, which carries a geas to force Toby onto the job.



* CastFromHitPoints: Most magic for Toby except, ironically, BloodMagic



* CatsHaveNineLives: One of the boons of being the local King or Queen of Cats is more than one life, but not as many as nine. Tybalt doesn't share the ''exact'' number.

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* CatsHaveNineLives: One of the boons of being the local King or Queen of Cats is more than one life, but not as many as nine. Tybalt doesn't share the ''exact'' number. As of ''Once Broken Faith'', he has [[spoiler:none left.]]



* CessationOfExistence: [[spoiler: Almost everyone who dies in ALH]]

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* CessationOfExistence: [[spoiler: Almost everyone who dies January and the other victims at ALH]] are the first fae in ALH]]a long time to die without [[spoiler:getting to live on for a while as night-haunts.]]



* ClearMyName: Most of Late Eclipses
* ClearTheirName: Toby has to do this for an entire kingdom in One Salt Sea
* CommonalityConnection: Tybalt and May, or so May assures Toby.

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* %%* ClearMyName: Most of Late Eclipses
* %%* ClearTheirName: Toby has to do this for an entire kingdom in One Salt Sea
* %%* CommonalityConnection: Tybalt and May, or so May assures Toby.



* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Evening's starts off the series

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* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Evening's Evening's, and her geasing Toby into solving it, is what starts off the seriesseries.



* CurseEscapeClause: Toby goes to [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast the Luidaeg]] to find one
* DancesAndBalls: The Beltane Ball at Shadowed Hills is a plot point in ''Late Eclipses.'' According to Toby, Fae parties can last longer than fourteen years.

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* %%* CurseEscapeClause: Toby goes to [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast the Luidaeg]] to find one
* DancesAndBalls: DancesAndBalls:
**
The Beltane Ball at Shadowed Hills is a plot point in ''Late Eclipses.'' According to Toby, Fae parties can last longer than fourteen years.



* DealWithTheDevil: Toby's deal with the Luidaeg seemed like one at first, but eventually the Luidaeg asked for a favor in return that left them square.

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* DealWithTheDevil: DealWithTheDevil:
**
Toby's deal with the Luidaeg seemed like one at first, but eventually the Luidaeg asked for a favor in return that left them square.



* DeathNotification: Connor comments that he has to do this for a selkie that died in ALH
* DeathOfAThousandCuts: the Blood Road's toll is a painless version of this
* DeathOfTheHypotenuse: Happens to [[spoiler: Connor]]
* DebtDetester: All of Faerie, 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).

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* DeathNotification: Connor comments that he has to do this for a selkie that died in ALH
ALH.
* DeathOfAThousandCuts: the Blood Road's toll is a painless version of this
this.
* DeathOfTheHypotenuse: Happens to [[spoiler: Connor]]
Connor in ''One Salt Sea'',]] paving the way for [[spoiler:Toby's eventual romance with Tybalt.]]
* DebtDetester: All of Faerie, to the point that even saying "thank you" is considered very rude (when 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).quit.



* DefeatingTheUndefeatable: Toby has to do this at the end of An Artificial Night
* {{Delinquent}}: Manuel, Dare and everyone else at Home
* DestructiveRomance: Devin and Toby's, also Oleander and Simon

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* DefeatingTheUndefeatable: Toby has to do this at the end of An Artificial Night
*
Night. The undefeatable in this case is [[spoiler:Blind Michael,]] a Firstborn and [[spoiler:leader of the Wild Hunt.]]
%*
{{Delinquent}}: Manuel, Dare and everyone else at Home
* %* DestructiveRomance: Devin and Toby's, also Oleander and Simon



** It can't be a coincidence that Toby is [[Literature/DresdenFiles A supernatural private eye who winds up beat all to hell in her cases and who drives around a perpetually-beat-up volkswagen beetle.]]
*** It is a coincidence, according to the Word of God.



* SourOutsideSadInside: The Luidaeg.

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* %%* SourOutsideSadInside: The Luidaeg.



* SupportingLeader: Sylvester

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* %%* SupportingLeader: Sylvester



* TangledFamilyTree: All of Faerie is descended from three people

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* TangledFamilyTree: All of Faerie is descended from three peoplepeople: Oberon, Titania, and Maeve. [[spoiler:Though Amandine's mother might be an as yet unknown fourth.]]
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***It is a coincidence, according to the Word of God.
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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.
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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''.
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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]].
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