History Literature / TheEyeOfArgon

27th Feb '17 11:13:14 AM Lullabee
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* EvilChancellor: Agafnd is at least as bad as Agaphim and smarter.

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* EvilChancellor: Agafnd is at least as bad as brings the trope to mind, although he and Agaphim and smarter.are on the same side. Agafnd seems to be the more devious of the two.
27th Feb '17 11:10:32 AM Lullabee
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* EvilChancellor: Agafnd is at least as bad as Agaphim and smarter.
24th Jan '17 7:48:00 AM Jeduthun
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* {{Corpsing}}: A meta-example in the popular parlor game to see who can keep a straight face the longest while taking turns reading the story aloud. Just try it. [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption You will fail]].
10th Dec '16 11:01:57 AM nombretomado
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* BarbarianHero: Grignr, a very obvious CaptainErsatz of ConanTheBarbarian.

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* BarbarianHero: Grignr, a very obvious CaptainErsatz of ConanTheBarbarian.Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian.
11th Sep '16 7:21:44 AM chelonianmobile
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* UnusualEuphemism: "Mrifk". In addition, while "slut" is a real word, using it as an insult against men is [[CurseOfTheAncients somewhat antiquated]].

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* UnusualEuphemism: "Mrifk". In addition, while "slut" is a real word, using it as an insult against men is [[CurseOfTheAncients somewhat antiquated]].antiquated]], and that version ''still'' doesn't quite work in context as it meant "slovenly person", which isn't really any of the insultees' salient characteristic.
8th Aug '16 1:02:36 PM YpsiFang
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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: Examples include "the stygian cloud of charcoal ebony", which amounts to "the dark cloud of black black".

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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: Examples include "the stygian Stygian cloud of charcoal ebony", which amounts to "the dark cloud of black black".



* DeusExMachina: Grignir, the barbarian protagonist, is locked in combat with a bunch of cultist. During the fight, one of his opponents just collapses in the middle of the fight from an epileptic seizure.

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* DeusExMachina: Grignir, the barbarian protagonist, is locked in combat with a bunch of cultist.cultists. During the fight, one of his opponents just collapses in the middle of the fight from an epileptic seizure.
13th Jul '16 4:13:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* BarbarianLonghair: The protagonist, northern barbarian Grignr, has long [[{{RedheadedHero}} red]] hair. It's also described as "robust", but given the author's attitude towards adjectives, that could mean almost anything.

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* BarbarianLonghair: The protagonist, northern barbarian Grignr, has long [[{{RedheadedHero}} red]] red hair. It's also described as "robust", but given the author's attitude towards adjectives, that could mean almost anything.



* RedheadedHero: Grignr.
7th Jun '16 7:35:23 PM rjd1922
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Described as "the worst fantasy novella ever", ''[[http://ansible.co.uk/misc/eyeargon.html The Eye Of Argon]]'' is a story by Jim Theis, who was 16 when he wrote it. It's the tale of Grignr, a foul-mouthed barbarian warrior who is trying to escape the dungeons of EvilOverlord Agaphim and rescue a young woman named Carthena from a pagan cult who want to sacrifice her to their idol -- a statue with one eye called "The Eye of Argon". (A "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarlet_emerald#Red_beryl scarlet emerald]]", complete with some interesting plumbing.)

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Described as "the worst fantasy novella ever", ''[[http://ansible.co.uk/misc/eyeargon.html The Eye Of of Argon]]'' is a story by Jim Theis, who was 16 when he wrote it. It's the tale of Grignr, a foul-mouthed barbarian warrior who is trying to escape the dungeons of EvilOverlord Agaphim and rescue a young woman named Carthena from a pagan cult who want to sacrifice her to their idol -- a statue with one eye called "The Eye of Argon". (A "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarlet_emerald#Red_beryl scarlet emerald]]", complete with some interesting plumbing.)
29th Feb '16 6:09:23 PM chelonianmobile
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** He also spends about six long sentences describing a guy falling over after being [[GroinAttack kicked in the crotch]].

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** He also spends about six long sentences describing a guy falling over after being [[GroinAttack kicked in the crotch]].crotch]].
* {{Neologism}}: Among others, "protruberating", "nerelady", and "scozstic".
24th Jan '16 6:53:20 PM PaulA
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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: The prince and shamen [sic] are always described as fat and disgusting, while Grignr and Carthena are usually portrayed as attractive. Grignr is a muscular and ruggedly handsome, and it's implied that [[SheCleansUpNicely he cleans up nicely.]]

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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: The prince and shamen [sic] are always described as fat and disgusting, while Grignr and Carthena are usually portrayed as attractive. Grignr is a muscular and ruggedly handsome, and it's implied that [[SheCleansUpNicely he cleans up nicely.]]nicely]].
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