History Literature / TheDemonata

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:
**
Let's just say that teaming up with these demons is a bad idea.
**
idea. No seriously, a ''reeeaally'' bad idea.
***
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.
16th Jun '15 7:07:36 AM lolface123
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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]]".
5th Nov '14 1:03:32 PM lolface123
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* CosmicHorrorStory: [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] [[spoiler: The ending sure looks that way, with the demonic hordes closing in on the universe, until the moment that the three users of the Kah-Gash [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome proceed to use their power to annihilate nearly all the demon hordes, stop the events that lead the concept of death becoming sentient, and finally remaking the universe with the demon hordes out of the picture.]] [[DeaderThanDead ''For good'']]]]

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* CosmicHorrorStory: *CosmicHorrorStory: [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] [[spoiler: The ending sure looks that way, with the demonic hordes closing in on the universe, until the moment that the three users of the Kah-Gash [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome proceed to use their power to annihilate nearly all the demon hordes, stop the events that lead the concept of death becoming sentient, and finally remaking the universe with the demon hordes out of the picture.]] picture]] [[DeaderThanDead ''For ''for good'']]]]
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