History Literature / TheDemonata

14th Aug '16 4:15:45 AM mr-mercer
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* MundaneUtility: Early in the second book, Kernel's narration mentions that he can use the lights to improve his night vision.


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** The black portals used in Demon Thief and Demon Apocalypse are referred to as monoliths, and when he first sees one Dervish expressly compares them to the monoliths from [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey 2001: a Space Odyssey]].
1st Apr '16 8:55:30 PM Vilui
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* TheQuincyPunk: Dervish was this in his teenage years during the 70's, complete with [[DelinquentHair a spiked purple Mohawk,]] leather clothing, chains and piercings.

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* TheQuincyPunk: Dervish was this in his teenage years during the 70's, 70s, complete with [[DelinquentHair a spiked purple Mohawk,]] leather clothing, chains and piercings.
22nd Nov '15 4:04:49 PM nombretomado
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''The Demonata'' is the second full-length Fantasy Horror series by Irish author [[DarrenShan Darren]] [[strike: O'Shaughnessy]] [[PenName Shan]]. Unlike [[TheSagaOfDarrenShan The Saga]], this series has three narrators, with different books told from different perspectives.

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''The Demonata'' is the second full-length Fantasy Horror series by Irish author [[DarrenShan [[Creator/DarrenShan Darren]] [[strike: O'Shaughnessy]] [[PenName Shan]]. Unlike [[TheSagaOfDarrenShan [[Literature/TheSagaOfDarrenShan The Saga]], this series has three narrators, with different books told from different perspectives.
15th Nov '15 4:54:03 AM Werebazs
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* LoopholeAbuse: In ''Slawter'' Davida Haym makes a deal with Lord Loss, that in exchange for handing over the Gradys to him, he promised that he'd allow her crew to film how his minions commit a slaughter. [[spoiler: He didn't promise her crew would be spared, while they made the film.]]

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* LoopholeAbuse: In ''Slawter'' Davida [[spoiler:Davida Haym makes a deal with Lord Loss, that in exchange for handing over the Gradys to him, he promised that he'd allow her crew to film how his minions commit a slaughter. [[spoiler: He didn't promise her crew would be spared, while they made the film.]]
15th Nov '15 4:53:08 AM Werebazs
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* LoopholeAbuse: In ''Slawter'' Davida Haym makes a deal with Lord Loss, that in exchange for handing over the Gradys to him, he promised that he'd allow her crew to film how his minions commit a slaughter. [[spoiler: He didn't promise her crew would be spared, while they made the film.]]
14th Sep '15 6:46:21 PM shimaspawn
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* AnyoneCanDie: '''And how!'''
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Demons, all the way.

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%% * AnyoneCanDie: '''And how!'''
%% * AlwaysChaoticEvil: Demons, all the way.



* BaldOfAwesome: Kernel Fleck.
** And Drust the druid from ''Bec''.
* BaldOfEvil: Lord Loss
* BlessedWithSuck: Kernel has always been able to see patches of light floating around, and can [[spoiler:use them to create inter-dimensional demon portals]]. On one hand, [[spoiler:it gave him his little brother, Art.]]. On the other hand...[[spoiler:having ''anything'' to do with demons in this world will not end well for you. Particularly considering Art is Lord Loss's demonic maggot-infested pet baby]].
** Plus, there's the whole "everyone thinks I'm insane" thing that he had to deal with.

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%% * BaldOfAwesome: Kernel Fleck.
%% ** And Drust the druid from ''Bec''.
%% * BaldOfEvil: Lord Loss
* BlessedWithSuck: Kernel has always been able to see patches of light floating around, and can [[spoiler:use them to create inter-dimensional demon portals]]. On one hand, [[spoiler:it gave him his little brother, Art.]]. On the other hand...[[spoiler:having ''anything'' to do with demons in this world will not end well for you. Particularly considering Art is Lord Loss's demonic maggot-infested pet baby]].
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baby]]. Plus, there's the whole "everyone thinks I'm insane" thing that he had to deal with.



* BreakTheCutie: Here, it's considered ''lucky'' if you aren't [[CrapsackWorld disemboweled and eaten]] after getting broken.
** Grubbs in particular. Him [[spoiler:transforming into a wolf probably contributed, though.]]

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%% * BreakTheCutie: Here, it's considered ''lucky'' if you aren't [[CrapsackWorld disemboweled and eaten]] after getting broken.
%% ** Grubbs in particular. Him [[spoiler:transforming into a wolf probably contributed, though.]]



* ButtMonkey: Cadaver really can't catch a break.

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%% * ButtMonkey: Cadaver really can't catch a break.



* CavalierCompetitor

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%% * CavalierCompetitor



* CharacterTitle: ''Lord Loss'' and ''Bec''.
* ChessMotifs: All over the place.
* [[ChessWithDeath Chess With Demons]]
* CuteMute: Bran
* CrapsackWorld: All the demon realms.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: ''[[GratuitousSpanish Dios mio!]]''
* DelinquentHair: Dervish has this as a teen (see below) and [[spoiler: eventually restores it near the end of the series.]]

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%% * CharacterTitle: ''Lord Loss'' and ''Bec''.
%% * ChessMotifs: All over the place.
* *%% [[ChessWithDeath Chess With Demons]]
%% * CuteMute: Bran
%% * CrapsackWorld: All the demon realms.
%% * CruelAndUnusualDeath: ''[[GratuitousSpanish Dios mio!]]''
%% * DelinquentHair: Dervish has this as a teen (see below) and [[spoiler: eventually restores it near the end of the series.]]



* DeadpanSnarker: Dervish and Grubbs.
* DownerEnding: Darren Shan is the master of this trope.
** Hell, Bec, the main character of the fourth book, [[spoiler:is ''actually killed'' at the end.]]

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%% * DeadpanSnarker: Dervish and Grubbs.
* DownerEnding: Darren Shan is the master of this trope.
** Hell,
trope. Bec, the main character of the fourth book, [[spoiler:is ''actually killed'' at the end.]]



* [[spoiler: EnemiesWithDeath]]
* [[spoiler: EvilAlbino: Juni Swann.]]

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%% * [[spoiler: EnemiesWithDeath]]
%% * [[spoiler: EvilAlbino: Juni Swann.]]



* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: Boy, howdy. It would probably be easier to list those who ''don't'' die in the most horrific ways possible.
* FromBadToWorse: Every single effing book ''Every single one of the them''.
* GadgeteerGenius: Timas Brauss.
* GoodIsNotNice: Beranabus, and later Grubbs.

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%% * FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: Boy, howdy. It would probably be easier to list those who ''don't'' die in the most horrific ways possible.
%% * FromBadToWorse: Every single effing book ''Every single one of the them''.
%% * GadgeteerGenius: Timas Brauss.
%% * GoodIsNotNice: Beranabus, and later Grubbs.



* [[spoiler:TheGrimReaper: In a deviation from the traditional robed skeleton, this version of death is a malevolent, shadowy monster.]]
** [[spoiler: And he wants to end the [[strike:world]] ''universe'', with the aid of ''every demon in existence'']]

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* [[spoiler:TheGrimReaper: In a deviation from the traditional robed skeleton, this version of death is a malevolent, shadowy monster.]]
**
]] [[spoiler: And he wants to end the [[strike:world]] ''universe'', with the aid of ''every demon in existence'']]



* {{Hellgate}}: Windows, and the more powerful Tunnels.

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%% * {{Hellgate}}: Windows, and the more powerful Tunnels.



* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Let's just say that teaming up with these demons is a bad idea.
** No seriously, a ''reeeaally'' bad idea.
*** [[spoiler: Bec seemed to do okay in ''Hell's Heroes'', but then she wasn't really on their side, [[MindScrew maybe]]. ]]

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* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: HorribleJudgeOfCharacter:
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Let's just say that teaming up with these demons is a bad idea.
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idea. No seriously, a ''reeeaally'' bad idea.
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idea. [[spoiler: Bec seemed to do okay in ''Hell's Heroes'', but then she wasn't really on their side, [[MindScrew maybe]]. ]]



* TheLegionsOfHell: The demons act like this.

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%% * TheLegionsOfHell: The demons act like this.



* MagicKnight: Every mage or magician qualifies as this.
* TheManBehindTheMan:[[spoiler:Death.]]
* ManOfWealthAndTaste: Lord Loss. Kinda.

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%% * MagicKnight: Every mage or magician qualifies as this.
%% * TheManBehindTheMan:[[spoiler:Death.]]
%% * ManOfWealthAndTaste: Lord Loss. Kinda.



* TheMole: [[spoiler:Juni Swan/Nadia]].

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%% * TheMole: [[spoiler:Juni Swan/Nadia]].



* OurMonstersAreDifferent: To be specific, OurDemonsAreDifferent, OurWerewolvesAreDifferent, and OurZombiesAreDifferent.
** Also, OurSoulsAreDifferent

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%% * OurMonstersAreDifferent: To be specific, OurDemonsAreDifferent, OurWerewolvesAreDifferent, and OurZombiesAreDifferent.
** Also, OurSoulsAreDifferent
OurDemonsAreDifferent
%% * OurSoulsAreDifferent
%% * OurWerewolvesAreDifferent
%% * OurZombiesAreDifferent.



* NotSoHarmlessVillain: [[spoiler: Powerful and wise Beranabus turns out to have been the CuteMute Bran.]]

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%% * NotSoHarmlessVillain: [[spoiler: Powerful and wise Beranabus turns out to have been the CuteMute Bran.]]



** TheId: Grubbs, the most powerful magically out of them [[spoiler: and later also a werewolf]]

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** TheId: Grubbs, the most powerful magically out of them [[spoiler: and later also a werewolf]]rewolf]]



* SayMyName: Bran to Bec
* SeriousBusiness: For the Grady family, chess.
* ShapeshifterDefaultForm: Grubbs [[spoiler:embracing his inner werewolf]] in book 8.
* ShapeShifterWeapon: Grubbs' preferred method of fighting [[spoiler:until book 8]]. Most recently, Kirilli.
* ShootTheDog: Too many times to count.

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%% * SayMyName: Bran to Bec
%% * SeriousBusiness: For the Grady family, chess.
%% * ShapeshifterDefaultForm: Grubbs [[spoiler:embracing his inner werewolf]] in book 8.
%% * ShapeShifterWeapon: Grubbs' preferred method of fighting [[spoiler:until book 8]]. Most recently, Kirilli.
%% * ShootTheDog: Too many times to count.



* SugarAndIcePersonality: Beranabus. Also, Kernel after spending 30 or so years fighting demons alongside Beranabus.
* ThePlace: ''Slawter'' and ''Wolf Island''.

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%% * SugarAndIcePersonality: Beranabus. Also, Kernel after spending 30 or so years fighting demons alongside Beranabus.
%% * ThePlace: ''Slawter'' and ''Wolf Island''.



* WickedCultured: Lord Loss, to an extent.

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%% * WickedCultured: Lord Loss, to an extent.



* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Any and all humans who side with the Demonata.

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%% * YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Any and all humans who side with the Demonata.
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* HumanoidAbomination: Juni Swan [[spoiler: after her ressurection.]] Also Grubbs, Kernel and Bec turn out to be this by default as they are components for the [[EldritchAbomination Kah-Gash]]. Grubbs later on even unlocked the ability to [[LovecraftianSuperpower shapeshift with added]] BodyHorror.

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* HumanoidAbomination: Juni Swan [[spoiler: after her ressurection.resurrection.]] Also Grubbs, Kernel and Bec turn out to be this by default as they are components for the [[EldritchAbomination Kah-Gash]]. Grubbs later on even unlocked the ability to [[LovecraftianSuperpower shapeshift with added]] BodyHorror.
29th Dec '14 10:15:36 AM Werebazs
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* TheLegionsOfHell


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* TheLegionsOfHell: The demons act like this.


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* NormalFishInATinyPond: [[spoiler: In the final novel, Lord Loss turns-out to have been rather weak by Demon Master standards, and the reason he kept to Earth was simply because most other Masters didn't care for it.]]
22nd Dec '14 5:46:10 AM Werebazs
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* LuckyTranslation: Billy thinks his name is too plain and calls himself "Bill-E", which sounds very similar to an old Chinese term for "[[AwesomeMcCoolname Thunder]]".
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