History Literature / TalesOfTheBranionRealm

10th Apr '17 5:05:40 PM DustSnitch
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* MeaningfulName: Rhys in book 3 -- the future Aristok, his name means "King" in Welsh and, presumably, Gwynethian. Also, since noble families are named for the mothers of their founders, the royal demigod surname [=DeMarian=] may be a [[{{Jesus}} shout-out]].

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* MeaningfulName: Rhys in book 3 -- the future Aristok, his name means "King" in Welsh and, presumably, Gwynethian. Also, since noble families are named for the mothers of their founders, the royal demigod surname [=DeMarian=] may be a [[{{Jesus}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} shout-out]].
7th Oct '16 1:38:48 PM JenBurdoo
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* CadreOfForeignBodyguards: Subverted in Book 3 when the Triarctic Shield Knights, traditional royal bodyguards outlawed by their Essusiate ruler, cross the border to Gwyneth to protect his Triarctic bastard.

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* CadreOfForeignBodyguards: Subverted Inverted in Book 3 when the Triarctic Shield Knights, traditional royal bodyguards outlawed by their Essusiate ruler, cross the border to Gwyneth to protect his Triarctic bastard.
11th Jun '16 6:38:44 PM nombretomado
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A historical fantasy series by Canadian author Fiona Patton (wife of [[TanyaHuff Tanya Huff]]), focusing largely on the semidivine royal family of an [[FantasyCounterpartCulture alternate version]] of medieval Britain. Due to this, it contains a great many [[ReligionTropes Religion]] and [[RoyaltyAndNobilityTropes Royalty]] tropes.

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A historical fantasy series by Canadian author Fiona Patton (wife of [[TanyaHuff Tanya Huff]]), Creator/TanyaHuff), focusing largely on the semidivine royal family of an [[FantasyCounterpartCulture alternate version]] of medieval Britain. Due to this, it contains a great many [[ReligionTropes Religion]] and [[RoyaltyAndNobilityTropes Royalty]] tropes.
12th May '16 10:10:00 AM Morgenthaler
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* ChurchPolice: Essussiatism has actual Inquisitors, but the Triarchy has its own dungeons and heresy trials. Both have orders of KnightsTemplar to hunt down heretics.

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* ChurchPolice: Essussiatism has actual Inquisitors, but the Triarchy has its own dungeons and heresy trials. Both have orders of KnightsTemplar Knights Templar to hunt down heretics.
17th Oct '15 7:02:46 PM nombretomado
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* SheIsTheKing: Type 3. The sovereign of Branion is the Aristok, period, regardless of gender. Which makes sense since the first titleholder was a woman. Princes, Dukes, Knights, etc can all be female. So can the Essusiate [[ThePope Pontiff]].

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* SheIsTheKing: Type 3. The sovereign of Branion is the Aristok, period, regardless of gender. Which makes sense since the first titleholder was a woman. Princes, Dukes, Knights, etc can all be female. So can the Essusiate [[ThePope [[UsefulNotes/ThePope Pontiff]].
5th Jun '15 6:48:06 PM Fireblood
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A historical fantasy series by Canadian author Fiona Patton (partner of [[TanyaHuff Tanya Huff]]), focusing largely on the semidivine royal family of an [[FantasyCounterpartCulture alternate version]] of medieval Britain. Due to this, it contains a great many [[ReligionTropes Religion]] and [[RoyaltyAndNobilityTropes Royalty]] tropes.

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A historical fantasy series by Canadian author Fiona Patton (partner (wife of [[TanyaHuff Tanya Huff]]), focusing largely on the semidivine royal family of an [[FantasyCounterpartCulture alternate version]] of medieval Britain. Due to this, it contains a great many [[ReligionTropes Religion]] and [[RoyaltyAndNobilityTropes Royalty]] tropes.
3rd May '15 6:12:29 PM Smurfton
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* CelticMythology: Several elements, particularly the prophetic Sight and Braniana's legendary brother [[{{Mabinogion}} Bran Bendigeid]].

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* CelticMythology: Myth/CelticMythology: Several elements, particularly the prophetic Sight and Braniana's legendary brother [[{{Mabinogion}} Bran Bendigeid]].
16th Jul '14 1:53:43 PM JenBurdoo
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* RequisiteRoyalRegalia: Plenty, but particularly the [=DeMarian=] [[ManInAKilt Plaide]], won from the deposed royal family of Heathland. The Heaths, once in rebellion, go to the extreme of sending a herald into the Aristok's camp and ''formally demanding it back''.

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* ReligionIsMagic: Triarchs believe the prophetic Sight to be a gift of the Flame, and Seers are usually priests or holy warriors. While Essusiates refuse to use the Sight, they do have rituals that can be used in battle to weaken the enemy or strengthen their own side.
* RequisiteRoyalRegalia: Plenty, but particularly the [=DeMarian=] [[ManInAKilt Plaide]], won from the deposed royal family of Heathland. The Heaths, once in rebellion, go to the extreme of sending a herald into the Aristok's camp and ''formally [[RefugeInAudacity formally demanding it back''.back]].
1st Jul '14 6:28:37 AM JenBurdoo
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* PrincelingRivalry: A major plot element in every book - Quindara is jealous of her brother Demnor; Ellisander is an EvilUncle and rival of his cousin Terrilynne; half-brothers Rhys and Tristan are at war; and Alisha doesn't seem to care that her heresy, if successful, will result in the deaths of her siblings and father.
30th Apr '14 12:38:30 PM FuzzyBoots
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* SealedInAHumanShapedCan: Describes the Living Flame.

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* SealedInAHumanShapedCan: SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan: Describes the Living Flame.
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