History Literature / TheBaroqueCycle

18th Mar '17 8:59:17 PM CosmicFerret
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* Gabriel Goto: JapaneseChristian {{Ronin}} who demonstrates KatanasAreJustBetter. Born after his father was exiled from Japan and wants to go home for the first time in his life. As a Jesuit priest, he's also well-educated, and very much a GeniusBruiser.

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* Gabriel Goto: JapaneseChristian UsefulNotes/JapaneseChristian {{Ronin}} who demonstrates KatanasAreJustBetter. Born after his father was exiled from Japan and wants to go home for the first time in his life. As a Jesuit priest, he's also well-educated, and very much a GeniusBruiser.



* JapaneseChristian - Gabriel Goto

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* JapaneseChristian UsefulNotes/JapaneseChristian - Gabriel Goto
6th Nov '16 1:30:06 PM nombretomado
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* IsaacNewton: CloudCuckoolander extraordinaire and AmbiguouslyGay [[LonersAreFreaks freakish loner]] who happens to be one of the most brilliant people who have ever lived.

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* IsaacNewton: UsefulNotes/IsaacNewton: CloudCuckoolander extraordinaire and AmbiguouslyGay [[LonersAreFreaks freakish loner]] who happens to be one of the most brilliant people who have ever lived.
3rd Nov '16 4:31:06 PM dlchen145
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* LittleMissBadass - Johann von Hackleheber is a male example. [[spoiler:At the age of five, he shoots a man attempting to harpoon his adopted father--in the eye--with a toy bow and arrow. Doing so saved his father's life.]] [[BadAss He only grew from there.]]

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* LittleMissBadass - Johann von Hackleheber is a male example. [[spoiler:At the age of five, he shoots a man attempting to harpoon his adopted father--in the eye--with a toy bow and arrow. Doing so saved his father's life.]] [[BadAss He only grew from there.]]
13th Aug '16 1:17:45 PM nombretomado
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* Gottfried Leibniz: A [[DichterAndDenker German natural philosopher]] just a brilliant as Newton but without the personality flaws and with a ''very'' [[HarmonyVersusDiscipline different worldview]]. Indeed, the book's main focus is the difference betwen Newton and Leibniz's worldviews.

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* Gottfried Leibniz: A [[DichterAndDenker [[UsefulNotes/DichterAndDenker German natural philosopher]] just a brilliant as Newton but without the personality flaws and with a ''very'' [[HarmonyVersusDiscipline different worldview]]. Indeed, the book's main focus is the difference betwen Newton and Leibniz's worldviews.
9th Jul '16 7:32:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* John Wilkins: TheProfessor who effectively founded the Royal Society. TheObiWan to Daniel. Has an interest in how language can both obfuscate and clarify meaning.

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* John Wilkins: TheProfessor who effectively founded the Royal Society. TheObiWan TheMentor to Daniel. Has an interest in how language can both obfuscate and clarify meaning.
8th Jan '16 10:25:49 AM Berrenta
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* GalleySlave - Monsieur Arlanc, and [[spoiler: Jack, as well as everyone else in the Cabal.]].


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* SlaveGalley - Monsieur Arlanc, and [[spoiler: Jack, as well as everyone else in the Cabal]] served in one.
13th Nov '15 3:24:39 PM MRAustin
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* EyeScream - Both in-story and for the reader: Daniel inadvertenly walking in on Isaac experimenting by sticking a needle into his own eye socket.

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* EyeScream - Both in-story and for the reader: Daniel inadvertenly walking in on Isaac experimenting by sticking a needle into his own eye socket. [[note]]While Daniel Waterhouse is entirely fictional, Isaac Newton [[http://www.edinformatics.com/great_thinkers/newton.htm really did put a blunted needle into his eye socket]] while at Cambridge, in order to manipulate his eye in an effort to better understand light. [[/note]]
13th Nov '15 3:19:16 PM MRAustin
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-->'''Teague''': What d'you think y'are, a ''character'' in a friggin' ''novel'', Bob?

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-->'''Teague''': What d'you think y'are, a ''character'' in a friggin' ''novel'', Bob?Bob?[[note]]Bob has been attempting, and mostly failing, to duel the Earl of Upnor; Upnor is a highly skilled swordsman who has been killing people for a long time, while Bob is just barely proficient with a sword despite some recent training. Teague illustrates the pragmatic approach, viz, bludgeoning the Earl to death with an eight-foot pole, leading to the suggested epitaph quoted above.[[/note]]
12th Nov '15 12:32:00 PM FF32
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* Jeronimo: DashingHispanic with TourettesShitcockSyndrome.

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* Jeronimo: DashingHispanic with TourettesShitcockSyndrome.HollywoodTourettes.



* HollywoodTourettes- Jeronimo. There's even an amusing reference to the (fictional) St. Etienne de la Tourette.



* TourettesShitcockSyndrome - Jeronimo. There's even an amusing reference to the (fictional) St. Etienne de la Tourette.
22nd Jun '15 3:33:28 PM MarkLungo
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* TheLongitudeProblem - It's unsolved. This causes problems. The problem is brought up a number of times, with the English government offering a cash prize if the problem can be solved. A number of natural philosophers take up the challenge, but the problem remains unsolved by the end of the series.

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* TheLongitudeProblem UsefulNotes/TheLongitudeProblem - It's unsolved. This causes problems. The problem is brought up a number of times, with the English government offering a cash prize if the problem can be solved. A number of natural philosophers take up the challenge, but the problem remains unsolved by the end of the series.
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