History Literature / TheBooksOfEmber

23rd Jun '17 2:16:30 PM GottaHaveFaith
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* MaybeEverAfter: A single line at the end of ''The Diamond of Darkhold'', hints that Doon and Lina might be falling in love with each other. There's no further mention of them after that. It does mentions that [[spoiler:they end up sharing a house, so it's safe to assume that they probably did end up together]].

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* MaybeEverAfter: A single line at the end of ''The Diamond of Darkhold'', Darkhold'' hints that Doon and Lina might be falling in love with each other. There's no further It's never made explicit how their relationship turns out, but the narrative does mention of them after that. It does mentions that [[spoiler:they end up sharing a house, so it's safe to assume that they probably did end up together]].
23rd Jun '17 2:10:16 PM GottaHaveFaith
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* PassedInTheirSleep: In ''The City of Ember'', this is how Lisa and Poppy's grandmother dies. After she starts succumbing to an unknown illness, she tells Lisa to go to sleep, and the next morning, Lisa finds her body still in bed.

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* PassedInTheirSleep: In ''The City of Ember'', this is how Lisa Lina and Poppy's grandmother dies. After she starts succumbing to an unknown illness, she tells Lisa Lina to go to sleep, and the next morning, Lisa Lina finds her body still in bed.
10th Apr '17 3:25:20 PM eroock
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!!The film adaptation provides examples of:

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!!The film adaptation provides additional examples of:



* CityInABottle: An underground city with tons of lights, which became a new home for civilization AfterTheEnd, and it turns out fine...until the power generators start to go out.
19th Dec '16 7:46:49 PM somebob
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** The "Instructions for Egress" had been kept in a safe in a special place of honor for years until about fifty or sixty years earlier, the then mayor took it home and tried to open it, never replacing the safe but instead, having it shoved into a closet to be forgotten and unseen even as its timed lock opened.


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* ConvenientlyInterruptedDocument: As seen above in the AccidentallyBrokeTheMacGuffin entry, Poppy found the paper with the instructions on how to leave and chewed on them, making parts of it unreadable.
31st Jul '16 8:23:03 AM Anddrix
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* AdaptationExpansion: In the book, Lina's father died from a coughing sickness that was plaguing the city. In the film, he drowned in an attempt to escape the city, alongside Doon's father.



* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: Lina is a strawberry blonde, Doon has black hair and Poppy has auburn.



* ColorCodedCharacters: Lina is always in red and orange, Doon in blue and black and Poppy in purple.
* DieselPunk: The titular city is hinted to have significant dieselpunk influences in its heyday - most electricity comes from batteries or portable extensions, and there's a lot of steam power. Of course, it's all decaying now...
29th Jul '16 1:25:43 PM QuarrelsomeChevon
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* AdaptationExpansion: In the book, Lina and Doon's fathers were just known to be dead. The film says both of them died from trying to escape the city.

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* AdaptationExpansion: In the book, Lina and Doon's fathers were just known to be dead. The film says both of them Lina's father died from trying a coughing sickness that was plaguing the city. In the film, he drowned in an attempt to escape the city. city, alongside Doon's father.



* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: Lina is a strawberry blonde, Doon has black hair and Peggy has auburn.
* ChekhovsGun: Loris Harrow gives his son, Doon, an object that is the key to them leaving the city.

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* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: Lina is a strawberry blonde, Doon has black hair and Peggy Poppy has auburn.
* ChekhovsGun: The multi-tool Loris Harrow gives Doon for his son, Doon, an object that is the key graduation. It comes in handy numerous times in their quest to them leaving escape the city.



* ColorCodedCharacters: Lina is always in red and orange, Doon in blue and black and Peggy in purple.

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* ColorCodedCharacters: Lina is always in red and orange, Doon in blue and black and Peggy Poppy in purple.



* JustDesserts: [[spoilers: Mayor Cole gets eaten by a [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever giant star-nosed mole]]]].
* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:The Mayor is eaten alive after locking himself in a room filled with food]].

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* JustDesserts: [[spoilers: [[spoiler: Mayor Cole gets eaten by a [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever giant star-nosed mole]]]].
* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:The [[spoiler: The Mayor is eaten alive after locking himself in a room filled with food]].
16th Jul '16 6:09:26 PM fearlessnikki
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%% * AssholeVictim: The Mayor gets eaten by a giant mole after he gets into what he thinks is a safe room. It's hard to feel sorry for the JerkAss.

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%% * AdaptationExpansion: In the book, Lina and Doon's fathers were just known to be dead. The film says both of them died from trying to escape the city.
* AssholeVictim: The Mayor gets eaten by has his own safe room, full of enough food to feed the entire city. When he locks himself in there accidentally with a giant mole after he gets into what he thinks is a safe room. It's crawler, it's hard to feel sorry for the JerkAss.him.



* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: Lina is a strawberry blonde, Doon has black hair and Peggy has auburn.



%% * DieselPunk: The titular city is hinted to have significant dieselpunk influences in its heyday. Of course, it's all decaying now...

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%% * ColorCodedCharacters: Lina is always in red and orange, Doon in blue and black and Peggy in purple.
* DieselPunk: The titular city is hinted to have significant dieselpunk influences in its heyday.heyday - most electricity comes from batteries or portable extensions, and there's a lot of steam power. Of course, it's all decaying now...
6th Jul '16 12:21:26 PM MysteryPerson
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* JustDesserts: [[spoilers: Mayor Cole gets eaten by a [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever giant star-nosed mole]] ]].

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* JustDesserts: [[spoilers: Mayor Cole gets eaten by a [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever giant star-nosed mole]] ]].mole]]]].
6th Jul '16 12:20:46 PM MysteryPerson
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* JustDesserts: [[Spoilers: Mayor Cole gets eaten by a [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever giant star-nosed mole]] ]].

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* JustDesserts: [[Spoilers: [[spoilers: Mayor Cole gets eaten by a [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever giant star-nosed mole]] ]].
6th Jul '16 12:19:26 PM MysteryPerson
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* JustDesserts: Mayor Cole gets eaten by a [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever giant star-nosed mole]].

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* JustDesserts: [[Spoilers: Mayor Cole gets eaten by a [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever giant star-nosed mole]].mole]] ]].
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