History Literature / TheBlackSwan

23rd Apr '17 9:26:12 AM nombretomado
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[[SwanLake Once upon a time]] there was a princess named Odette who was kidnapped by the evil sorcerer Eric von Rothbart and subjected to an unusual curse: she is human only at night under moonlight; by day she is a beautiful white swan.

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[[SwanLake [[Theatre/SwanLake Once upon a time]] there was a princess named Odette who was kidnapped by the evil sorcerer Eric von Rothbart and subjected to an unusual curse: she is human only at night under moonlight; by day she is a beautiful white swan.



* LowerDeckEpisode: This is ''SwanLake'' from Odile's point of view.

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* LowerDeckEpisode: This is ''SwanLake'' ''Theatre/SwanLake'' from Odile's point of view.
4th Apr '17 7:37:19 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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** Also, Queen Clothilde has been manipulating her son his whole life so that she can keep the throne, and even intends on having him killed.

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** Also, Queen Clothilde has been manipulating her son his whole life so that she can keep the throne, and even intends on [[OffingTheOffspring having him killed.killed]].
10th Mar '17 3:42:20 PM JamesAustin
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Not to be confused with the film ''Film/BlackSwan'', or the [[Film/TheBlackSwan1940 swashbuckler movie]].

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Not to be confused with the film ''Film/BlackSwan'', or the [[Film/TheBlackSwan1940 [[Film/TheBlackSwan1942 swashbuckler movie]].
18th Feb '17 3:28:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheHunter: Von Rothbart.
27th Dec '16 12:07:34 PM HakkyounoTenshi
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* CostumePorn: Though it's prevalent throughout the book (including for weapons!), Odile's ballgown is ''the'' moment. Think PimpedOutDress plus DominoMask plus [[FluffyFashionFeathers black swan wings]] ''plus'' [[GemEncrusted jewels all over]]. Odile is embarrassed at how over-the-top it is.

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* CostumePorn: Though it's prevalent throughout the book (including for weapons!), Odile's ballgown is ''the'' moment. Think PimpedOutDress plus DominoMask plus [[FluffyFashionFeathers black swan wings]] ''plus'' [[GemEncrusted jewels all over]]. Odile is embarrassed at how over-the-top it is.is and notes that if it weren't magical in nature it would be so heavy moving would be impossible.
8th Dec '16 7:28:17 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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Not to be confused with the film ''Film/BlackSwan'', or the [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/TheBlackSwan1940 swashbuckler movie]].

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Not to be confused with the film ''Film/BlackSwan'', or the [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/TheBlackSwan1940 [[Film/TheBlackSwan1940 swashbuckler movie]].
8th Dec '16 7:27:40 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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Not to be confused with the film ''Film/BlackSwan''.

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Not to be confused with the film ''Film/BlackSwan''.
''Film/BlackSwan'', or the [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/TheBlackSwan1940 swashbuckler movie]].
30th Oct '16 3:36:22 PM nombretomado
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A fantasy novel by Creator/MercedesLackey, also known as the author of the ''HeraldsOfValdemar'' and ''Literature/ElementalMasters'' series.

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A fantasy novel by Creator/MercedesLackey, also known as the author of the ''HeraldsOfValdemar'' ''Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar'' and ''Literature/ElementalMasters'' series.
19th Mar '16 6:10:31 AM VanessaTaleweaver
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** could quite possibly be a mixture of DoesNotLikeCompetition and even ProperlyParanoid on his part, as well as his general misogyny
19th Mar '16 6:08:59 AM VanessaTaleweaver
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** Not sure if Lackey intended it at the time, but the hawk-princess (also an enthusiastic falconer) is also Foreshadowing. This princess gets ADayInTheLimelight short story later on, where she body-swaps with a magical hawk (who did an earlier BodySwap herself, and states that she was the latest in a long line of girls to do so) in order to escape her arranged marriage.

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** Not sure if Lackey intended it at the time, but the hawk-princess (also an enthusiastic falconer) is also Foreshadowing. This princess Honoria gets ADayInTheLimelight short story later on, where she body-swaps with a magical hawk (who did an earlier BodySwap herself, and states that she was the latest in a long line of girls to do so) in order to escape her arranged marriage.
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