History Literature / PeterAndTheStarcatchers

12th Oct '15 8:14:21 PM FactoidCow
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* PowerGlows: Starstuff. It's practically nothing ''but'' glow.
12th Oct '15 6:53:51 PM FactoidCow
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* InMyLanguageThatSoundsLike / WhoNamesTheirKidDude: In the first book, the Shell Islanders have a good laugh over Alf's name. "Alf" is their word for "squid poop".
4th Oct '15 2:43:07 PM FactoidCow
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* [[spoiler:CircleOfStandingStones]]: The Return of the starstuff at the climax of ''Shadow Thieves'' takes place here. [[spoiler:More specifically, Stonehenge.]]
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* [[spoiler:CircleOfStandingStones]]: CircleOfStandingStones: The Return of the starstuff at the climax of ''Shadow Thieves'' takes place here. [[spoiler:More specifically, Stonehenge.]]
4th Oct '15 12:00:26 AM FactoidCow
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* GreenRocks: Starstuff can do just about anything. For starters, it can make things fly, change peoples' moods, heal wounds, extend life, and transform ordinary animals into mythological creatures. And it's hinted that it has other powers as well; Molly comments that the [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Greek gods]] were actually humans using starstuff, and it's hard to imagine their reputation came from long lives and flight alone.
3rd Oct '15 11:33:32 PM FactoidCow
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* [[spoiler:CircleOfStandingStones]]: The Return of the starstuff at the climax of ''Shadow Thieves'' takes place here. [[spoiler:More specifically, Stonehenge.]]
27th Jul '15 8:22:10 PM ThePocket
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* ThoseMagnificentFlyingMachines: Wendy's Uncle Neville has built an ornithopter, which after a rocky first test is able to fly reasonably well. [[spoiler:Wendy steals it and uses it to fly to Never-Land.]]
27th Jul '15 8:04:08 PM ThePocket
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* EldritchAbomination: Lord Ombra, later revealed to be one of many.

* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Hook in ''The Sword of Mercy'' when he and his crew leave the island for the first time in twenty years. The first thing they do is attmept to attack a steam ship, only to realize that it can crush their wooden sailing ship without even noticing.
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* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Hook in ''The Sword of Mercy'' when he and his crew leave the island for the first time in twenty years. The first thing they do is attmept attempt to attack a steam ship, only to realize that it can crush their wooden sailing ship without even noticing.

* GunshipRescue: In ''The Secret of Rundoon'', George and the orphan boys pilot a flying boat to attack King Zarboff's palace just before the rocket launch.
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* GreaterScopeVillain: Lord Ombra's masters, revealed to be the very forces of darkness and entropy with the goal to [[spoiler:destroy the entire universe]]. * GunshipRescue: In ''The Secret ''Secret of Rundoon'', George and the orphan boys pilot a flying boat to attack King Zarboff's palace just before the rocket launch.

* MadScientist: Dr. Glotz, the evil scientist who devises a plan to force large quantities of starstuff to fall.
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* MadScientist: Dr. Glotz, the evil scientist who devises a plan to force large quantities of starstuff to fall. [[spoiler:He knows that if it is successful, it will ultimately destroy the entire universe, but he will be content in his knowledge, just before it happens, that his theory was right.]]

* MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels: When Molly is talking to the porpoises, she [[RunningGag keeps telling them her teeth are green when she means hello.]]
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* MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels: When Molly is talking to the porpoises, she [[RunningGag keeps telling them her teeth are green when she means hello.]]]] She eventually figures out the mistake, but by then the porpoises have made a joke out of it.

* MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels: When Molly is talking to NoManShouldHaveThisPower: The attitude of the porpoises, she [[RunningGag keeps telling them her teeth Starcatchers towards starstuff; their efforts are green when she means hello.]]concentrated on sending it back where it came from every time some of it falls to earth. It's eventually revealed that they have far worse to fear than mere men getting their hands on it...

* TactfulTranslation: Peter's translations for Tinker Bell.
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* TactfulTranslation: Peter's translations for Tinker Bell.Bell, most of the time.

* TactfulTranslation: Peter's translations for Tinker Bell. {{Unobtanium}}: The starstuff is seen as this by the Others. The Starcatchers believe it to be too dangerous to actually use, except in very small amounts in emergencies, and spend most of their efforts to send it back into space so it ''can't'' be used.

* TheWatson: Peter. There's a whole chapter where Molly goes on a CharacterFilibuster to tell him all about Starstuff and the history of the Starcatchers, and another bit where Fighting Prawn explains Mr. Grin's origin story to him.
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* TheWatson: Peter. There's a whole chapter where Molly goes on a CharacterFilibuster to tell him all about Starstuff starstuff and the history of the Starcatchers, and another bit where Fighting Prawn explains Mr. Grin's origin story to him.
27th Jun '15 2:18:18 PM MetaBuu
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* HumanoidAbomination: Lord Ombra is one of these. He's a shadowy creature that moves like liquid, hates the light, and can control people's shadows. [[spoiler: He is also a member of a species from [[TimeAbyss the darkness before the universe]], and he wants to [[OmnicidalManiac restore it to that state]].]]
30th Mar '15 11:28:09 AM NausicaaoftheSpirits
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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:King Zarboff gets eaten by his own snake, Kundalini.]]
4th Dec '14 5:51:52 PM zarpaulus
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* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Hook in ''The Sword of Mercy'' when he and his crew leave the island for the first time in twenty years. The first thing they do is attmept to attack a steam ship, only to realize that it can crush their wooden sailing ship without even noticing.
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